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John Stanford Library at Ballard High School

Purpose Statement


Academic Achievement for every student by ensuring that they are effective users of ideas and information

 Announcements
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Contents Area LibrariesBooks & Book ListsCitation ManagementCitation HandoutsLibrary HandoutsNewsPlagiarismPrimary SourcesDatabasesQuick Look-up Scholarly Journals Research ToolsSearch EnginesTeacher ProjectsWriting Tools & Resources Web Links by Subject Matter

Books - Find your next book to read
BHS Library Catalog
Your Next Read
YA Books Central
Teen Ink - Teen book reviews
Seattle Public Library's Books for Teens
Seattle Public Library Catalog
New York Times Book Review
BookPage
Barnes and Noble
Amazon

Start Your Research

Quick Links to Databases
Access to these databases is automatic from school computers. For off-campus access see the librarian, or go to
Password Information for Online Resources (requires SPS login)
Encyclopedias & General Reference eLibrary
Greenwood Skills Center
Gale Virtual Reference Library
SIRS
Visual Thesaurus
Worldbook Advanced
Worldbook Student
Health
Medline Plus
Proquest Health
Newspapers, Magazines & Journals eLibrary
ProQuest
SIRS
Social Studies ABC-CLIO: CultureGrams

Facts on File:

ProQuest History Study Center



Primary Sources

Quick Links to Scholarly Journals
Access to these journals is automatic from school computers. For off-campus access see the librarian, or go to
Password Information for Online Resources (requires SPS login)
English & Language Arts
English Journal, High school edition
English Language and Literature Studies
Language Arts
Studies in English Literature, 1500 - 1900
Math
Coming Soon
Science
Biology Coming Soon
Chemistry Coming Soon
Physics Coming Soon
Social Studies
American Government Federal Government Documents and Publications
Spectrum: The Journal of State Government
United States History The Journal of African American History
Journal of American Ethnic History
The Journal of American History
World History Journal of World History

Web Links By Subject Matter
American History Mega Websites

Library of Congress:

National Archives

Black Past
Digital History
National Security Archive
PBS American Experience

Controversies & Issues Facts on File: Issues and Controversies (SPS password required)

idebate The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) is a global network of organisations that value debate as a way to give young people a voice.

Multnomah County Library/Social Issue

ProCon  Promoting critical thinking, education, and informed citizenship by presenting controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan, primarily pro-con format.

SIRS Issue Researcher (SPS password required)

Country Information BBC Country Profiles
CIA World Factbook
CultureGrams (SPS password required)
Library of Congress: Country Studies
U.S. Department of State Background Notes
Government City of Seattle
King County
U.S. Senate
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington State
White House

Civics CBA Resources:Constitutional Issues (from the National Archives)
Oyez

Supreme Court Cases by Topic
Health Center for Disease Control
Health Finder
Mayo Clinic
MedLine
National Institute of Health

Teacher Projects
Mr. Locklin U.S. History - Junior Paper





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Contact Info

Librarian:
Debora Arthur

Library Assistant:
Marianne Baker

Phone:
(206) 252-1121

Main Office: (206) 252-1000

Hours
Monday-Friday,
7:30a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Homework/Tutoring:
Monday-Thursday, 2:20p.m. - 4:00p.m.

Quick Links to Search Engines

Quick Look-Up Sources

Area Libraries

News

Citation Quick Handouts [pdf] Coming soon

  • APA Style Guide to Electronic References (6th ed.)
  • APA Style Guide
  • Chicago Style Guide
  • MLA Style Guide

Citation Management

Plagiarism Information & Resources

Writing Tools & Resources

Library Handouts

  • Research Guide
  • Source Assessment Worksheet

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