•  Students, this is your first stop for research!
    Gale's Research in Context database is targeted to the overall research needs of middle-school students. It offers updated full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to websites that have been evaluated for quality. 
    Gale's Opposing Viewpoints in Context database focuses on current controversial issues. It offers full-text articles from magazines, academic journals and newspapers, as well as topic overview. Primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and evaluated websites related to today's hottest social issues are also provided.
    These databases require the following username and password for access:
    username: bancroftms
    password: broncos 
    By providing the most comprehensive range of information in one complete resource—subject entries, biographies, primary sources, videos and slideshows, images, timelines, and maps and graphs—American History Online offers a virtual library of American history.
     Ancient and Medieval History Online provides thorough coverage of world history from prehistory through the 1500s, with special Topic Centers on key civilizations and regions, including the ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome; ancient and medieval Africa, Asia, and the Americas; and medieval Europe and the Islamic World. Each civilization's history is brought to life through tablet/mobile-friendly videos and slideshows, primary sources, maps and graphs, timelines, suggested readings, and suggested search terms.