The following subscription online databases are available for use by Highland Middle School students and staff. To access these databases outside of school, contact the HMS library for usernames and passwords. 

World Book Web

The World Book Databases include:

-World Book Advanced

-World Book Student

-World Book Kids

-World Book Discover

-Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

American History Online

American History Online spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.

Biographies Online

Chelsea House Biographies Online features full-length biographies of contemporary and historical personalities from around the world along with useful resources for writing reports.

World Almanac

The World Almanac® Online offers access to essential statistics on hundreds of topics in a searchable format with a wealth of content not available anywhere else.


CultureGrams is a leading online reference for concise and reliable cultural information on the countries of the world, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people