Log into the portal for database usernames and passwords or contact Ms. Sipple-McGraw for any assistance. (


Sign into databases with your Sayre email account.

Created specifically for middle school students, Gale In Context: Middle School combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Categories cover a range of the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature, and many more.

Gale In Context: High School offers cross-curricular content aligned to national and state curriculum standards. Explore topics within business and economics, geography, government, history, literature, science and health, social issues, and more.

Integrating reference content, biographies, primary sources, multimedia, critical essays, news, academic journals and more, High School is updated daily, offering nearly 1,000 issue, topic, and geographic pages across the curriculum. Content comes together to provide background and guidance on topics like Government and the Economy, Human Population, Sound and Sound Waves, American Literature, and more.

Gale In Context: Science is an engaging resource that provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Integrating millions of full-text articles that include national and global publications, 200+ science experiments, 300+ interactive simulations, other multimedia, and top reference content, Science is updated daily and offers over 600 pages on topics across the curriculum, covering biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, physics, and more.

 Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues. It is a rich resource for debaters and includes viewpoints, reference articles, infographics, news, images, video, audio, and more. Periodical content covers current events, news and commentary, economics, environmental issues, political science, and more.

MAPS 101 is a web-based interactive database of teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive map modules and over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline current event and animated maps.


The Sayre School Libraries are members of the Kentucky Virtual Library, which allows us to provide the databases listed below. When trying to login into the databases from home, please use the KYVL password found on the portal.

KYVL provides access to over 60 encyclopedias, full text and citation databases as well as test prep and skill-building resources, How to Do Research tutorials and more. Passwords and Usernames available through the portal to access KYVL at home. KYVL provides access to Britannica, 

KYVL DATABASES - Click here to access KYVL Databases, including Academic Search Complete, Britannica, Newspaper Source, Ancestry Online, Explora and many more!









NOTE: Use of databases requires Lexington Public Library card number and PIN.





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