Welcome to the Media Center Website. The Valley View High School library provides materials and services to help students and staff obtain information pertaining to their educational needs.

Destiny, the online catalog, is now accessible outside of school. e-Books are also available, but require a user name and password. Stop by the library for the log-in information.

National and World News

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Newseum--Front pages of newspapers from 10 regions of the world - http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/
News for Students  
  CBBC News-Student                    http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround 
  Channel One News                     https://www.channelone.com                                                               
  CNN Student News                      http://www.cnn.com/studentnews
  Newsela                                        https://newsela.com
  Scholastic News                            http://magazines.scholastic.com
  Student News Daily                      https://www.studentnewsdaily.com
  Washington Post - Student News https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/kidspost
News paper boy
 National News
The Boston Globe                     http://www.bostonglobe.com
The New York Times                 http://www.nytimes.com/
The Philadelphia Inquirer        http://www.philly.com/inquirer
The Pittsburgh Post Gazette     http://www.post-gazette.com/
USA Today                                  http://www.usatoday.com
Washington Post                        http://washingtonpost.com

World News
ABC News                 http://abcnews.go.com/international
BBC World News      http://www.bbc.com/news/world
CNN World News     http://www.cnn.com/world
Fox News                  http://www.foxnews.com
The Internet Public Library Newspaper Collections     http://www.ipl.org/div/news/        
MSNBC                     http://www.msnbc.com
NBC News                http://nbcnews.com/news/world
Newspaper Map      http://www.newspapermap.com
Newspapers-U.S. and Worldwide     http://www.refdesk.com/paper.html
Online Newspapers.com     http://www.onlinenewspapers.com
UK Telegraph           http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/
World Newspapers and Magazines     http://www.world-newspapers.com

Online Databases and eBooks

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Image Link to Infobase ebooks

 A to Z World Culture

This database includes detailed information about 175 countries. 

CQ Researcher

Researcher offers in-depth non-biased coverage of today’s most important issues. Each report (12,000+ words) covers controversial subjects (i.e. stem cell research, gun control, and capital punishment). It is archived to 1991.


Encyclopedia of American Studies

This is a straightforward database that examines American history and culture from the pre-colonial era to today. Remote access is not available at this time.


Gale Resources

A collection of ebooks that support the curriculum.


Infobase Learning (History and Literature Databases and Classroom Video on Demand)

These accurate, well-organized databases support the English, Science, and History curriculums.


Power Library

Full text articles from key publications on social, scientific, health, political and global issues are included in this H.W. Wilson product.


Salem Health

Magill's Medical Guide is an easy to use compendium of health information that is authoritative and up to date.


Salem History

Milestone Documents in American History is a database that explores the primary sources that shaped America.


Salem Literature


Teen Health & Wellness

This is an award-winning database that provides students with nonjudgmental, straightforward information on health and wellness issues.



Web Searching

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Area Handbook Series (Foreign Countries)

Books in this series describe and analyze the political, economic, social and national security systems and institutions of foreign countries.



This search engine allows online searchers to get answers to questions posed in everyday, natural language.


Gale's Literary Index

This is a master index to the major literature products published by Gale.  It combines and cross-references over 165,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for over 215,000 titles into one source.


Mayo Clinic

More than 3,000 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you.



MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.



The ProCon website provides information on a variety of controversial issues.  At this site you will find arguments for and against topics such as medical marijuana, euthanasia, gun control, plus many more.



A service that limits results to the .edu domain; it also offers to search well-known dictionaries, encyclopedias, and almanacs, including The CIA World Factbook.  It includes useful reference links, and links to calculators and conversions on the main page .



WebMD is a leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information