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The extended essay is a required component of the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP). It is an independent, self-directed piece of research, finishing with a 4,000-word paper. You can read in greater detail about extended essay at the International Baccalaureate website
A-Z List of Databases
- Academic Search Complete
Provides abstracts from over 12,500 periodicals in the social sciences, humanities, general science, multicultural studies, and others, with full text articles from 8,500 titles, including more than 7,300 that are peer-reviewed. Almost every topic of study is covered. The database is updated daily, and includes searchable cited references from more than 1,400 journals.
An electronic archive of journal titles, often going back to the first issue of a journal's existence. Articles can be found in the following collections: Arts and Sciences I-XV and Life Sciences. In addition, Elmhurst subscribes to several journals that have current issues accessed through JSTOR.
- OmniFile Full Text Select
OmniFile Full Text Select Edition is a multidisciplinary, 100% full-text database providing full text articles, with their accompanying indexing and abstracts. Coverage of more than 3100 publications goes back to 1994.
- Sage Journals Online
A collection of over 550 peer-reviewed journals in full text, covering such subject areas as business, the humanities, social sciences, and science, technology and medicine.