CultureGrams Access Information:

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.

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

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
Gale eBooks

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.


Learning Ally Link (Learning Ally students only)
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.