Mr. Svozil - Alternative Energy

Alternative Energy Technology

Engineering Physics

Svozil – 2012

Homewood-Flossmoor High School Library


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To access the HFHS Library Homepage:

Go to HFHS Web site:

Select “Library Resources.”  Access this guide with live links by clicking on “Class Research Guides.”

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See one of the library staff members for the password which will allow home access.


Keywords to Consider:

Renewable Energy, Alternative Energy, Alternative Fuels, Biomass Energy, Fuel Industry, Global Warming


Online Library Catalog and WebPath Express

Not only does the online catalog enable you to search for books on your topic in the H-F Library, it can also help you find reliable and authoritative Web Sites on your topic. On the left-hand side of the search page, click on WebPath Express. Type in your topic or search term.


Useful Web Sites

U.S. Department of Energy -

U.S. Energy Administration -

British Petroleum -

George Mason University-

Sustainable Energy without the Hot Air-

Federal Government Databases-

Conoco Phillips-

NEED and ComEd-



 Alternative EnergyNeil Schlager and Jayne Weisblatt, eds. Detroit: UXL, 2007.  409 pp.  3 vols.

 Lucent Library of Science and Technology: Energy AlternativesGabriel Cruden, ed. San Diego: Lucent Books, 2004.  112 pp. 

 Lucent Library of Science and Technology: Global WarmingPeggy J. Parks, ed. San Diego: Lucent Books, 2004.       112 pp. 

 Macmillan Encyclopedia of EnergyJohn Zumerchik, ed. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2001.  1270 pp.  3 vols.

 Science in Dispute Detroit: Gale, 2002.  272 pp.  3 vols.



Gale Science in Context

FirstSearch – Wilson SelectPlus:  Authorization: 100108720

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Citing Sources

On the Library Homepage, click “How to Cite Sources” for links to several citation composers that will help you with your bibliography.


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