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    The WSHS library is here to support each of you in becoming keen users and producers of information. Below you will find a collection of resources compiled by our librarian, suggested by our staff, or procured by Seattle Public Schools.


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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

     


    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 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
     SPS Online Resources

     Contact Info:
     Colleen M. Carlson

     Teacher Librarian

    cmcarlson@seattleschools.org

    ph: 206.252.8812

    Hours:
    Monday – Friday
    8:15 am – 3:55 pm

    Homework Center:
    Tuesday and Thursday
    3:35 pm – 5:00 pm