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The following databases cover many disciplines and contain journal articles, magazine articles, newspaper articles, images and other multi-media:

Ebsco

EBSCOhost includes the following databases: AP Source, PsychArticles, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, ERIC, Professional Development Collection, Newspaper Source, TOPICSearch, HealthSource, and MAS Ultra – all are cross-searchable and include citation tools.

gale

Gale includes the following databases: Literature Resource Center and Opposing Viewpoints and several more that cover all disciplines- many are cross-searchable and all include citation tools.

elib

eLibrary includes a general search database for journals, magazines, newspapers, and other multi-media that cover all subjects . All have citations included.

jstor

JStor is a huge database covering all disciplines at a very scholarly level. Please see the librarian for home use sign-up. You must have an individual sign in to use this database from home.

The following databases have more specific collections as described below:

abc

ABC-CLIO is a large publisher of nonfiction material covering history and culture and including primary resources. This database includes information on American History, World History, and Daily Life through History. All entries have full citations.

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History Study Center: A history database including journals, magazines, newspaper, government documents, and primary sources. All citations are included.

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America’s Historical Newspapers (1690-2000):
Search through a timeline-based interface to search hundreds of digitized U.S. newspapers covering colonization through globalization.  A cross-curricular resource that provides information for topics including: English composition, English Literature, American History, Sociology, Humanities and more in the form of articles, illustrations, advertisements, classifieds, birth and marriage announcements, obituaries, stories about historic people and more, exactly as they appeared in print.

 

jh

Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism: This online guide covers major theories on literary criticism.

questia

Questia is a tens of thousands of full-text eBooks covering all subjects. This database requires an individual login. Individual logins are provided for students in grades 10-12. Your username is your regular computer username and your password is your student ID.

consumer_reports

This source will require you to enter our usual username/password at all times to have full access to the latest product reviews.

Staff and Hours

Mrs. Kesha Legagneur, Librarian
Mrs. Lynette Kemp, Library Assistant
703.248.5541

7:45 am - 4:00pm
School Days

Online Library Catalog

Circulation:
Books:
Three Weeks
Magazines:
Back Issues: 3 Weeks
Current Issues: Overnight
Reference Books:
In Library Use Only or Overnight with Librarian’s Permission

Fines:
$0.10/Day for Overdue Items
$0.25/Day for Late Overnight Items

Passes:
Students must have a pass to leave class and come to the library. Passes must be given to the librarian whenever coming from a class without your teacher except during lunch and mustang block. However all students must sign in whenever they enter the library without a classroom teacher.

Environment:

Be respectful of other patrons.
Be respectful of library property.
Only closed liquid containers allowed. and not near computers. No food allowed.

Library Use by Classes:
Teachers schedule classes to use the library. These classes have priority use of all library resources including computers during that scheduled block.

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