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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

 88818

 email

 Finney, Gail

 Library Tech

AA; St. Louis Community College

 88820

 email

 Martinez, Sonya

 AV Tech

 

 88822

 email

 MEYER, ANDY

 Tech Director (CHAIR)

BS; Illinois State University

MEd; University of Phoenix

 88791

 email

 Rogers, Lance

 Computer Tech

 

 85299

 email

 Walker, Brandy

 Librarian/English

BS; Grand Canyon University
MEd; Northern Arizona University

 88821

 email

 Williams, Marilyn

 Library Tech

AA; Tacoma College

 88819

 email


 

 

 


 

 

 


Shmoop will make you a better lover (of literature, history, life). See many sides to the argument. Find your writing groove. Understand how lit and history are relevant today. Shmoop wants to show your brain a good time.

 


 



Enter the title of a book you enjoyed reading to receive over 20 suggestions you may also enjoy 

 

 

 

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

 

Dictionary

when you need to know what it means

Thesaurus

for selecting the word you want

Bartleby.com

for finding fiction, poetry, nonfiction works

Quotations

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

Maps.com

for great maps of all kinds

MapQuest

when you need an address or driving directions

WorldAtlas.com

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

 

Plagiarism:
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

Criterion

(See your teacher for student registration information)

Turnitin

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

 ALA

Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

 ALA

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