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To access MackinVia go to Academia>MackinVia>Set your school to> Pioneer High School (Sharyland ISD)>then students enter their same computer credentials.

Here below are some helpful research resources in MackinVia.  The descriptions of the databases are useful to know which database to start with.  

GALE POWER SEARCH: all Gale resources in one place. Just select the resources you would like to search and enter your subject in the search window for a variety of resources.

GALE IN CONTEXT High School: Student Resources In Context-Provides access to over fifteen million full-text articles from over 300 magazines and newspapers; over 100,000 multimedia records, and video and audio content from NBC, NPR, and other news sources. Great for photos and images.

General OneFile (Gale)

A comprehensive collection of general interest titles from Gale. Authoritative digital content for high school students. Different range of topics searching; magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference.

Academic OneFile (Gale)
Peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines with millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text.

TexQuest-Gale: ENVIRONMENT: GREENR-Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources. Provides multimedia, academic journal articles, conference proceedings, legislation, and primary source documents discussing the social, economic, and physical aspects of environmental issues.

TEXQUEST-GALE NEWS: Infotrac Newsstand-Provides access to full-text newspaper articles from around the nation and the world.

TEXQUEST-GALE: Opposing Viewpoints IN Context- Provides over 14,000 opposing viewpoints essays on over 5,000 topics of interest for students and researchers