Library

The WSHS library is here to help support the educational objectives of our school's curriculum. Below you will find a collection of resources compiled by our librarian:

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General Research Resources

Seattle Public Schools Library Resources 
WSHS Library Catalog
Gale Reference Library (password: wshs)
National Geographic Virtual Library (password: wshs)
Study Guides
Biographical Dictionary
Infoplease Almanac
Encyclopedia.com
Homework Center
Dictionary.com
ArtCyclopedia
RefDesk


Local, National, and International News

The Seattle Times
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The New York Times
Newspapers from Around the World
CNN


Writing Resources

BibMe
EasyBib
Thesis Generator
Thesis Builder
The Owl at Purdue


Country Information and Maps

Background Notes: U.S. Department of State
National Geographic Maps
Library of Congress: Country Studies
QuickMaps
United Nations
BBC Country Profiles


Primary Sources

The Library of Congress American Memory Project
The American Memory Project; Presidents
The Papers of George Washington
Librarians' Internet Index (type “primary documents”)
The National Archives
More National Archives
National Archives Online Exhibits
American and World Primary Sources
Calisphere (University of California)
Seattle Public Library Link to Historical Sources
University of Washington Digital Collections
Librarian's Index to Digitized Primary Resources


Government

CBA Constitutional Resources: The White House

US Government
Washington State
King County
Seattle


Pacific Northwest Primary Resources

The History Link
Pacific Northwest Archives
Washington History Online


Quotation Sites

Bartlett's
Quoteland


Plagiarism Information for Students and Teachers

Plagiarism.org
Avoiding Plagiarism
More on Avoiding Plagiarism
TurnItIn (for teachers)


Other Libraries

King County Library
Seattle Central Community College Library
Seattle Public Library
University of Washington Libraries
The Library of Congress

Library Catalog
Online Library Resources

Contact Info:
Librarian: Colleen M. Carlson
Phone: 206-252-8812
cmcarlson@seattleschools.org

Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Homework Center:
Tuesday and Thursday
3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday
7:45 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.

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