Students of Mr. Mullen

Below you'll find helpful links for you research.  If you have questions, please ask Mrs. PH.

Search our online library catalog here.

Library Databases 

Library Databases (link takes you to database page)
This is where you can access our databases to research in newspapers, magazines, journals, and other resources for which we pay. I have listed the five I think will be most helpful, though you can browse them all!

For each database use the following
username: jfkchs and password: lancers 
I suggest first trying ProQuest which is a general database.  
You can search hundreds of publications, including newspapers, magazines, and journals.

Another excellent database to use is 
CQ Researcher.  
Search your topic and receive brief reports from multiple
perspectives.  We also have hard copies of the CQ in the 
library on the shelf below the window by the Blue Lab.  
The books are arranged by year.

To access the following, click the icon and then enter the password "lancers" in the password box. 

Gale Opposing Viewpoints

                         Gale Virtual Reference Library

^^This is Mrs. PH's

General Online Resources is a directory site to government services and agencies. It's easy to navigate and leads you to other reliable sources that will allow you to research your topic. It covers anything and everything, from finding gas prices in a particular area to calculating your grade point average. You can learn where the nearest farmer's market is and you can learn how to incorporate your business. If you're doing research, this is a great place to explore! 

Occupational Outlook Handbook A handy online guide to career information about hundreds of occupations.  Search by pay range, education needed, growth rate, or field.

The U.S. Census Bureau offers so much! You can find out where the most babies are being born, where the most construction is happening, how many people died in your state last year, what's the current status on marriage and divorce, how many veterans are there, and more. This statistical playground is a minefield of evidence for any well-supported research!

The Bureau of Labor Statistics not only provides students with statistical information on current job market trends in the US but includes articles on such topics as well.  Not only can teachers use this real-world information for current,relevant lessons, but students can use it for their own career planning. There are articles on healthcare, retirement, minimum wage, workplace education and more. Students can even learn about how the U.S. compares to countries around the globe.

September 11 Digital Archive

September 11 Digital Archive A collection of resources about and from 9/11/01 -- primary and secondary sources available for research.

Humanities Center’s Toolbox Library: Primary Resources in US History and Literature

History Matters, archives and narratives A variety of resources available for research and perusal through the National Archives 

US Department of State Office of Historian Find historical documents, guides to countries, statistics, and other resources online from this government agency.


Find a wealth of information from the various collections and archives available through the Library of Congress online.

How do I cite those sources?!  Go to The OWL at Purdue University for the best, and most up-to-date information on MLA format.