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H-F Library Resources: Resources by Subject

Database Usernames/Passwords!!

Our electronic, subscription-based resources require a username and password if you are not at school.  Click the link below and then log-in to your H-F gmail account to access these resources from home. 



SORA -- Download Popular Ebooks and Audiobooks

You can access Sora by clicking on the link above OR install the Sora app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, or go to In Sora, enter our school setup code: homewoodil. then sign in with your HF gmail username/password. For more detailed information, go to

Using Sora

Watch this video tutorial to help you navigate Sora and to learn how you can checkout eBooks and audio books. 

Using HF Library Databases and Ebooks from Home

This tutorial will help you navigate the HF library resources whether you are using them on campus or at home. 

Multi-Subject Research Databases

Use these databases to search newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, multimedia and reference works. Access to hundreds of sources in all subject areas.

Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed Journals

The following databases also contain content from scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. Search tip: use the search limiters provided by these databases to limit your results to scholarly, peer-reviewed content.



Encyclopedias and General Reference

Pro/Con Social Issues

History and Social Studies

The following titles are reference e-books from Salem Press:

Science & Health

Multi-Subject E-Book Research Collections