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Database Resources

Tustin Unified students and staff have access to a variety of informational databases provided by the State of California.

Database Access for Students and Staff

  • On Campus AccessDatabases can be accessed without passwords when on any district campus network. 
  • At Home AccessClick here for usernames and passwords for access from home. Use your Google account to access this document.
  • Some databases may be available as an app in Clever

What is a Database?

An online library database is a collection of organized information accessed through the internet with a computer or other electronic device. Content in a database may be cross-curricular or cover a specific subject. An online library database may also be referred to as an electronic database or informational database. 


Benefits of a Database

Students Can:
  • Conduct in-depth research on a variety of subjects
  • Supplement reports with multimedia such as maps, photos, audio and video
  • Understand the viewpoints of various authorities on a given topic
Educators Can:
  • Address topics not covered in the textbook and enhance lessons
  • Make research a more productive experience for students with vetted, authoritative resources
  • Address Common Core Standards, 21st Century Learning, and College and Career Readiness