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The mission of the Corona del Sol Library Media Center and Information Services & Technology Department is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.

Library & Media Faculty and Staff

 Centanni, Justine

 Librarian/Academic Coach

BA; MEd; Arizona State University



 Finney, Gail

 Library Tech

AA; St. Louis Community College



 Martinez, Sonya

 AV Tech





 Tech Director (CHAIR)

BS; Illinois State University

MEd; University of Phoenix



 Rogers, Lance

 Computer Tech




 Walker, Brandy


BS; Grand Canyon University
MEd; Northern Arizona University



 Williams, Marilyn

 Library Tech

AA; Tacoma College









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Subscription Databases (passwords required for home access)



articles on social, national, and international concerns

learn about the cultures of 182 countries and territories and tour the 50 United States and District of Columbia (see library staff for username and password)



magazine, newspaper, reference articles, pictures, maps, and more


access to Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center, Student Resource Center - Gold, Testing & Education Reference Center, Literature Resource Center - LRC, and Gale Science in Context (no relation to Gail Finney, Library Assistant Extraordinaire)


search maps locally, regionally, and around the world on this website (see library staff for username and password.)


magazine and newspaper articles on social, national, and international concerns


World Book Encyclopedia




Local Online Libraries


All TUHSD Libraries

go to "Look in" drop-down menu and select "All High Schools"

Arizona State University


Maricopa Community Colleges

includes Rio Salado, Mesa CC, etc.

Chandler Public Library


Mesa Public Library 


Phoenix Public Library


Tempe Public Library





Internet References



when you need to know what it means


for selecting the word you want


for finding fiction, poetry, nonfiction works


for finding quotes from all sources

Government Printing Office

for any government document

Information Please

a well-known almanac

Interactive Weather Information

local, national and world weather


for great maps of all kinds


when you need an address or driving directions


for maps, flags, currency exchange and other country-related information

Map Machine

many different  maps of  countries, continents, and oceans, including environmental, natural hazards and land use maps

Occupational Outlook Handbook

for information on qualifications, training, salaries, and job trends from the US Dept of Labor

American Memory

presents a digitized collection pictures depicting the history of America

CIA Factbook

very detailed information about countries, including geography, history, politics, economics, and culture; also includes maps and flags

U.S. Department of State:
Background Notes

includes facts on the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of countries of the world

ZIP-Plus-4 Codes

find zip-codes in the United States

First Gov

for all U.S. government information

National Institute of Health

information on health-related topics

Access Excellence

for health and bioscience information




Local and State Information


Arizona's Official Website

for Arizona business, government, history and culture and more

Arizona Road and Highway Information


Arizona Highways Magazine


AZ Central

Arizona news and information

Community Info/Referral


Valley Metro Bus Schedule

Phoenix bus information

Tempe Sister Cities


Voting Information





Writing Help


How to Write a Thesis Statement


Paragraphs and Topic Sentences


A Guide for Writing Research Papers (MLA)


Guide to Grammar & Writing


What It Is and How to Recognize and Avoid It


Elements of Style

for grammar and sentence  structure

MLA/APA Citation Machine

create your own bibliography automatically


(See your teacher for student registration information)


checks your paper for plagiarism (See your teacher for information to create your student  profile and login)




Recommended Books for Teens


Best Books for Young Adults

fiction & nonfiction from the American Library Association

Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults


Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers


Outstanding Books for the College Bound

fiction, nonfiction, biography, drama, and poetry from the ALA




For the Trivia-Curious


Word of the Day


Quote of the Day


SAT Question of the Day


Today In History


Health Question of the Week

from the National Health Museum


Amazon Wish List


books the library wants to add