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Information Research Library

The mission of the WHS Information Research Library is to provide a service-oriented learning environment marked by information literacy instruction and value-added access to information products. Our vision is to support faculty and student learning communities by providing access to high-quality electronic and print resources that support the curriculum.

Thank you for your patience while this website is under revision.






Mr. Bennett    
Mr. Boothby   Brittannica Online
Mrs, Walker -- The Orb - Relationships Talk   CultureGrams

ESD 112

  World Conflicts Today

IRA: Lesson Plans


K-12 Library Initiative




The OWL at Purdue: Handouts


PBS: Lesson Plans


Primary Source Digital Documents


SCORE: Organize Student Projects

  Research Steps
Skyward and Citrix Links   Big 6 Skills - Research Steps

Social Studies CBAs links


Washougal Schools Foundation

Works Cited Help

Write Source

  EasyBib - MLA
    Knight Cite
FAMILY ACCESS   MLA Instruction (color-coded)
Family Access   MLA Style Citations - UC Berkeley
    Son of Citation Machine
    Works CIted Page Example
LIBRARIES   Writing Tools
    Organize Your Writing



  OWL at Purdue - Online Writing Lab

FVRL Research Databases


Thesis Statement Builder

Fort Vancouver Regional Library    
Library of Congress   Plagiarism Issues
Multnomah County Library   Avoiding Plagiarism
University of Washington - photos   Plagiarism Prevention
Washington State Library   Plagiarism Tools & Solutions
CIA World Factbook    
Cambridge Dictionaries    
Math glossary - multilingual    
Merriam-Webster Online   Internet Public Library
Multilingual Dictionary - beta   Intute - from the UK!
National Geographic Maps    
Using Primary Sources Online    
Washington History   5 W's of Web Site Evaluation
    Critical Evaluation - Kathy Schrock
    Evaluating Websites for the Classroom
    Finding Information - UC Berkeley
    Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!
    Hoax Site Examples
    Thinking Critically About World Wide Web Resources - UCLA College Library
    WebQuest About Evaluating Web Sites
    Why Should I Take this Author Seriously?
Italian Early and High Renaissance
ARTCYCLOPEDIA: The Guide to Great Art on the Internet
Fine Art Touch
Commercial gallery site providing artist biographies (see links to Italian Renaissance Artists: A- L and M-Z)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Tate Gallery
Web Gallery of Art
Create sorted lists of artists by period, timeline, profession, etc...
The Deaf Resource Library
Rochester Institute of Technology - Deaf Studies Resources
World Around You - Online magazine from the Gallaudet University Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center
Print Resources that could be borrowed from the public library system
Deaf Biographies: A Selected Bibliography
Rochester Institute of Technology - Deaf Biographies
100 Greatest Female Athletes
300 Women Who Changed the World
Searchable A-Z, where and when these women lived and what
A Biography of America
Click on a category then navigate to the "Webography" - a set of annotated web links - that may include biographies of famous Americans of the time.
American Women's History: A Research Guide
Archiving Early America
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
Find short bios about senators, representatives, and other elected officials from 1774 to the present. Research collections with the person's papers as well as a bibliography are also provided.
Biographies - Multnomah County Library Homework Center
A&E Biography
Includes the searchble text of 15,000 entries from The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia.
Biography Center
Directs users to online biographies published by other sources.
Black History Biography
Black History - Gale Cengage Learning
Deaf Biographies: A Selected Bibliography
Drop Me off in Harlem
Short bios for actors, artists, dancers, musicians, writers, supporters and activists from the Harlem Renaissance.
Hispanic Heritage Biographies
Jewish Virtual Library
National Women's Hall of Fame
New Perspectives on the West
Poet's Corner Biographies
Presidents of the United States
Rochester Institute of Technology - Deaf Biographies
Women's History Biographies
Mrs. Walker's WebQuest
Centre for Reformation & Renaissance Studies
Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend
Links to English Tudor history, art, literature, music, Elizabethan culture and more.
Elizabethan Renaissance
Elizabethan / Stuart History
European History

Multnomah County Library offers a broad collection of Elizabethan Renaissance links and megasites.

Internet Shakespeare Editions
Excellent site for primary source documents on Shakespeare and the Renaissance. Maintained by the University of Victoria and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet and a subpage: Shakespeare and the Renaissance
Primary Sources on Early Modern England
Renaissance: the Elizabethan World
Conduct a comprehensive search of elizabethan.org using Google
Renaissance Related Resources
Shakespeare @ Web English Teacher
Shakespeare Sites - links collected on STHS Virtual Library.
Career Exploration
Career Voyages
Exploring Career Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S.Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
Includes a link to the Occupational Outlook Handbook under Occupations
Vocational Information Center
Scroll down mid-page for high school resources.
Working in the 21st Century -  U.S.Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
Website #1
Website #2
Website #3
Website #4
Website #5
American Psychological Association
Guide to Psychology and its Practice
Psychology Today
Social Issues online at the Multnomah County Library
Social Psychology Network or Links by Subtopic
Social Science Data Archives
The SocioLog - Julian Dierkes’ Comprehensive Guide to Sociology Online
UC Berkeley Education-Psychology Library
American Council on Drug Education
Although not updated since 2004, provides brochure and fact sheet information about drugs
Hard Facts. Real Stories. Informed Experts.
Just Think Twice
Provides various teen-geared drug information pieces, including Stumble Weed: The Cannabis Chronicles
Medline Plus - Drugs, Supplements and Herbal Information
Locate information for generic and brand name drugs and herbs
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Drug Pages
Presents the science of drug abuse and addiction. Also see NIDA for Teens or go back to HOME for more.
National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
Get the Lowdown on Drugs, watch ad campaigns and find free resources
Office of National Drug Control Policy - Drug Facts
Federally sponsored drug-related statistics, links, presentations, and resources, including database of 2,300 street terms
Parents The Anti-Drug
Al though geared to parents, site presents comprehensive access to drug and drug abuse information
Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Drug prevention, drug abuse, drug intervention, drug treatment and recovery. Provides answers, guidance, tips and stories.
STAND - Students Taking Action Not Drugs
Check out links to "The Evidence and "Drug Facts"
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration - Drug Information
Comprehensive drug information, including description, control status, street names, short- and long-term effects, user populations and legislation

Hardin MD

University of Iowa medical library provides links to trusted medical and health sites.

Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide

Complements the print source, which is also indexed. Provides links to various Harvard health newsletters.

Health A to Z

A megaindex of health and medicine sites with search capabilities.

Consumer information and websites from over 1,500 health-related government and nonprofit organizations.   
Medline Plus

Access medical journal articles, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and other authoritative information from NLM, NIH and other health-related agencies.

The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library

Information on diseases in a searchable version of 16th edition.

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
Awareness, prevention, and statistical information about digestive diseases for health care professionals and the public.
National Network of Libraries of Medicine
National Organization for Rare Disorders
Government clearinghouse provides a searchable database of sites providing information on thousands of rare diseases and disorders, including genetic diseases.
National Library of Medicine
Free access to professional medical databases, including Medline.
Online Medical Dictionary

Medical terminology website.

Mrs. Ignoffo's "State Your Case" Title IX Gender Equity Project Resources:
Findlaw for the Public
Jurist Legal News & Research
National Association for Girls & Women in Sport
Page provides answers to frequently asked Title IX questions
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Research
Includes link to 2003-2004 Gender Equity Report
Title IX Blog
Comprehensive resource provides running dialog with archive. Check out sidebar for related links, including TItle IX Statutory Text, support organizations, the Supreme Court's Title IX Decisions and more..
What is Title IX?
Information compiled by Prof. David Sadker of American University
Women's Sports Foundation
Title IX Q & A. Check out sidebar links -- Know Your Rights, Discrimination, Participation, History of Title IX -- to locate articles involving violations and the application of the law. Also get the most recent 2007 Statistics.
Includes Guide to Title IX in High School & College Sports and Title IX Applied to Athletic Programs. Title IX Success Stories and a School Report Card are also available through the site.

Washington State History Resources




Explorers - Homework Center Multnomah County Library


Journey to a New Land – Click on Secondary Level


Lewis and Clark Resource Guide


State of Washington


Academic Info Washington State History – appears to be an excellent site for resource harvesting. Scroll down below turquoise box to get past the ads.


Access Washington Maps


Government Documents at WSU – State and Local

Newspapers at the Washington State Library – includes links to a WSU clippng file from 1900-1942, Washington State Newspaper Links, and online Historical Newspapers in Washington


Northwest History Database

The Free Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History

Washington State Historical Society


Washington State Library- includes links to Washington state resources, historical records & newspapers, Classics in Washington History, genealogy, Digital Library Resource, government publications and more.  Find-It! Washington – A service of the Washington State Library


Washington State Parks History

Washington Women's History Consortium



Digital Collections

UW Libraries Digital Collections

Washington State Digital Library



Agricultural and Environmental Resources


Access Washington: Natural Resources Information Portal

Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources


Farm Management Resources

Natural Resources Conservation Service


State of Washington Water Research Center


USGS Washington Water Science Center


Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources


Washington State Department of Ecology


Washington State Water Resources Association



Native American History Resources


American Indian Tribal Rights, Federal-Tribal Trust Responsibilities, and the Endangered Species Act

American Indian Water Rights

American Memory from the Library of Congress

Charles Lummis – Indian Rights Crusader

History of Native American Rights

In Defense of Indian Rights

Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968

Native American Rights Fund

Native American Biographies

Native American Resources - Homework Center Multnomah County Library

Native Americans and the Environment

Indian Treaty Rights

Religious Freedom and Indian Rights

Treaty Rights – Canada – article bibliography

Tribal Court Clearinghouse: a project of the tribal law and policy institute


Copyright Backgrounder
Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers
Get the 411 on Mashups - Recut, Reframe, Recycle - Center for Social Media
How to Cite Electronic Sources
Picture Archive Council of America (PACA) Copyright Education Program - Introduction
PACA Copyright Commandments
Taking the Mystery out of Copyright
United States Copyright Office - Check out Copyright basics, FAQ's
Edheads - links to virtual hip replacement and knee surgery
Operation Heart Transplant - Adobe Shockwave
Virtual Open Heart Surgery






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