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AIHS Online Catalog (OPAC)
AI Teachers Summer Reading 2011
AI duPont HS Home Page
Literary Criticism Research Checklist
Current Events Wiki
Discover Science Current Events
Historical Events Research
World War I Research
Supreme Court Justices
Historical Literacy Survey
Child and Human Development
Where in the World?
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Library Media Center Information
A.I. duPont High School Library serves the information needs and interests of our diverse learning community.
Monday - Friday from 7:00am - 3:00pm.
Extended hours Monday and Wednesday until 4:00pm.
Library Media Specialist: Suzanne D. Smith Contact:
Getting Started with Research --
Essential research tools: online encyclopedias, databases to access articles from magazines, journals, electronic books, and newspapers
UD Lib/SEARCH Databases for Research
--online access at school to encyclopedias, databases, and e-books to begin research. Access from home with username and login. Check in the library for this information.
Public Library Magazine and Newspaper Databases
-- access online databases for use at home.You will need either a New Castle County Library or Wilmington Library card with PIN number
Online Catalogs for Resources
AIHS Online Catalog
-- check our holdings from school and home==
Delaware Library Catalog
check holdings of libraries state-wide, specific New Castle County libraries
Wilmington Institute Library, and more!
University of Delaware OPAC
-- check holdings of the University of Delaware libraries.----
Tools for Research Assistance
A Guide to Writing Research Papers
-- from the Internet Public Library
CRLS Research Guide
-- the Tip Sheets are very helpful for source cards, narrowing focus, and note cards.
Creating a Thesis Statement
(courtesy of Nothwestern University)
AIHS Library Guide to MLA Bibliographic Style-2009.doc
-- updated Fall 2009
The Owl at Purdue MLA Formatting and Style Guide
-- help with citations and formatting research papers using MLA format (Modern Language Association)
The Owl at Purdue: APA Formatting and Style Guide
--help with citations and formatting research papers using APA format (American Psychological Association)
Scholarly vs Popular
: What's the Difference?====
--take this interactive quiz to learn the differences between popular magazines and scholarly journals
Online tools for help citing sources:
-- sign up for an account to access the full array of EasyBib's tools. See Ms. Smith for info
Son of Citation Machine
-- a guide to print and online resources
Current Events Wiki
DiscoverScience Current Events
Book Blog-- Join in the discussion about books at our new book blog. Students can comment anonymously (comments are moderated) or create a Google account. Take a look and blog on
help on how to format text
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