"Gale Literary Sources" contains articles from "Literature Resource Center, as well as selected Gale Virtual Reference eBook titles.
"Academic OneFile" and "Student Resources in Context" are good general databases that have some English/Literature Content.
Salem Press provides searchable digital reference books. Primarily Literary Criticism on specific topics or authors.
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a fantastic resource for anyone doing research or writing a paper.
NoveList is a book recommendation database. Not all books in NoveList are in our catalog, but if you see something you think should be, use the Library Materials Request links to let us know!
Reminder: NoveList is an EBSCO Database; to use it from home you need a password.
*You can only renew a book online before the due date!*
1. Access the Destiny Online Card Catalog.
2. Click on "Central Catholic High School."
3. Log-in at the top, right hand corner:
Your username is "firstname.lastname" (same as your CCHS email) & your default password is your 6-digit student ID.
4. At the top, click on the "My Info" tab.
5. To the right of each title, click "Renew."
NOTE: Some Passwords change yearly.
Library Databases are subscription collections (i.e. things that we pay to access) of research sources including: Periodical (Magazine, Newspaper, Trade Journal, Scholarly Journal) articles, electronic Reference Books, Images, Videos, Primary Documents and more.
So why do we pay for them when Google and the Web exist?
PASSWORDS for using Databases from Home are on a secure Google Document Here
If you have problems with a database log-in from home, here are some tips to help you trouble-shoot on your own (which is an excellent skill for college and life).
After you've tried some of these options, if you are still having trouble...
Contact your Librarian. On any "Digital Learning Days" the Central Catholic High School Librarian will be reachable via email. When you contact the librarian, please include the following information...
CLICK HERE, or use the Link below to find the passwords. They are not posted directly on this page. You must be Log-in to your CCHS email/gmail to access the Google Doc with the Passwords.