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Libraries

Alameda Free Library

College of Alameda
Good links to many subjects, including federal and state government information and documents     
                       

Oakland Public Library
Good Teen Information pages
                       

Alameda County Library                                                                                                                                               Anyone who lives in Alameda County can get an Alameda County Library e-card and access the great collection of databases.

UC Berkeley Library                                                                                                                                                          Good general information.  Excellent guides to  Finding Information at the Internet       
                      

Internet Public Library
Lots of good information here.  Check out the Teen Page!       
                       

Library of Congress
Great place for information on U.S. History and U.S. Government and legislation

Library Locker

PPT, Word, Excel Viewers [Go]
Acrobat Reader [Go]

AHS Library Media Center

"Free people read freely."

            American Library Association

 

"The cost of libraries is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation."

        Walter Cronkite

 

Writing, Research and Evaluation

Databases through the Alameda Free Library

Search Tips for the Internet

Does your website pass the CRAAP test?

OWL: Online Writing lab - From Purdue University, with lots of great information about writing, creating a thesis statement, creating citations, etc.

Web information sites:

ICYouSee: Everything you wanted to know about the Web (Ithaca College)

Evaluating Web Sites: Techniques and how to apply them to evaluating Web Sites (U.C. Berkeley)

Web Glossary: What do all those Web terms mean? Also (U.C. Berkeley)

Handouts and Materials for Students and Teachers: Great site for information and handouts on writing concepts, research, how to get started and information literacy (U.C. Berkeley)

EasyBib: the bibliography maker.

Creating Bibliographies and Citing Sources

Annotated Biography: What is an annotated bibliography?

Example of an Annotated Biblography: Here's what an annotated bibliography looks like

Diana Hacker Research and Documentation with citation guides for MLA, APA and Chicago Styles

Chicago Style Citation

Citation Machine

--instructions for using Citation Machine

Brochures: Citing Sources Chicago Style

                     Citing Sources MLA Style

What is Plagiarism?

This ten minute tutorial from Acadia University (Canada)  on plagiarism will give all the basic information on what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.

Hours

 

Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 3:00 p.m.

Open at lunch thanks to parent volunteers.
After school hours:
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until 4:15
Closed Mondays and Fridays after school

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MISSION sTATEMENT

The Alameda High School Library Media Center promotes intellectual growth and encourages social responsibility.  Our mission is to ensure that students and staff are effective, thoughtful,critical users of ideas and information.

Teacher Librarian: Kelly Gregor