Ancient Greece

The Ancient World - Greece
Penfield High School Library
Last Updated September 2008

Scope: Guide to materials available in the PHS library and through subscription databases.

Print Resources:
Use the Library Catalog to locate print resources in the PHS Library
Library Catalog

Electronic Resources:

Subscription Databases: See library staff for user names and passwords.

Biography Resource Center: This database integrates biographies from Gale Group sources with related full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals, as well as tens of thousands of images and links to hand-picked web sites.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. This collection includes reference materials funding by the NYSL and those purchased by PHS.
Links to individual content area eBook collections:

· GVRL-History A collection of Gale's History related eBooks

· GVRL-Literature A collection of Gale's Literature related eBooks

· GVRL-Social Science A collection of Gale's Social Science related eBooks

Literature Resource Center: Offers up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

SIRS Knowledge Source: SIRS Knowledge Source (SKS) is a comprehensive database portal which is comprised of several distinct reference databases including SIRS Researcher®, SIRS Government Reporter®, SIRS Renaissance®, SKS WebSelect™, SIRS Discoverer®, and Discoverer WebFind™. Updated daily, SKS provides relevant, credible information on social issues, science, history, government, the arts and humanities. Full-text articles and Internet resources are carefully selected from thousands of domestic and international publications and respected organizations.

Student Resource Center: Broad database offering resources in literature, cultures, science, history, and geography. Full-text articles from reference works, primary sources, and periodicals.

The Twayne Authors Series - Twayne World, English, and US Authors: Comprises 600 full-text titles from the Twayne Literary Masters series, 200 each from Twayne World, US, and English Authors.

World Book Online: Encyclopedia, reference, and multimedia sources. Good starting point for a general overview. Includes links to reviewed web sites.