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Lynden High School
Database Access/Online Resources

Mrs. Minckler's email link:

CultureGrams Access Information:
Tech Bits Blog - Nicolet Federated Library System

CultureGrams may be accessed through the Whatcom County Library System (WCLS). You will need to use your own personal public library account.

Create your WCLS account/library card link

Link to CultureGrams login

Explore our GALE Databases! 

You will not need passwords if you access these databases on-campus. You will need a password if you access them on your mobile devices or from your home computer. Please ask Mrs. Minckler or your teacher for the Gale password. 

You can also download the Gale App from the App Store:
Access My Library: Cengage Learning.
Access My Library® - Apps on Google Play

Gale In Context:  High School
(This is the MAIN database page; click on image)

Gale In Context: High School Web Icon

Global Issues Link: Country studies (click on image)

Here are some other Gale databases that may be helpful. On most of these sites, you will first need to type a subject word in the "Topic Finder" search box to get you started.

Business Insights: Global

Gale Academic OneFile

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

Gale General OneFile


Gale In Context: College

Gale In Context: Elementary

Gale In Context: Global Issues

Gale In Context: High School

Gale In Context: Middle School

Gale Literature: LitFinder

Gale OneFile: Agriculture

Gale OneFile: Business

Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass Media

Gale OneFile: Computer Science

Gale OneFile: Contemporary Women's Issues

Gale OneFile: Criminal Justice

Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts

Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies

Gale OneFile: Economics and Theory

Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete

Gale OneFile: Entrepreneurship

Gale OneFile: Environmental Studies and Policy

Gale OneFile: Fine Arts

Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture

Gale OneFile: Gender Studies

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

Gale OneFile: High School Edition

Gale OneFile: Home Improvement

Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism

Gale OneFile: Information Science

Gale OneFile: Informe Academico

Gale OneFile: Insurance and Liability

Gale OneFile: Leadership and Management

Gale OneFile: Military and Intelligence

Gale OneFile: News

Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health

Gale OneFile: Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies

Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines

Gale OneFile: Psychology

Gale OneFile: Religion and Philosophy

Gale OneFile: Science

Gale OneFile: U.S. History

Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers

Gale OneFile: War and Terrorism

Gale OneFile: World History

You will be required to enter a username and password in order to access the following databases.  Please ask Mrs. Minckler or your teacher for the Infobase login information.

American History, Modern World History, and World Religions


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Audiobooks for Dyslexia & Learning Disabilities | Learning Ally
Learning Ally students only: Learning Ally Link
Username:  Use the same username that you usually use to log on to school computers. For example, 22mincklera
Password: Your password is your student ID with a capital L and zero before it. For example, L0604564
(Note: Learning Ally is primarily for LHS ELL and Resource English students. Not all LHS students have Learning Ally accounts.)

Please e-mail Aimee Minckler, LHS librarian, if you have any questions regarding these databases.