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Welcome to the HHS Library

Staff

Mary Wolfe, Head Librarian

Kim Dare, Librarian

Ann Shepherd, Administrative Assistant

 

Hours

Monday - 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Tuesday - 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Wednesday - 7:00 am - 3:00pm

Thursday - 7:00 am- 4:00 pm

Friday - 7:00 am- 3:00 pm

 

Online Resources

HHS Online Catalog

FCPS Online Catalog

Google Apps

 

Citation Guides

MLA Citation Guide

The HHS Library, welcomes students, faculty, and staff to utilize the wealth of information we provide which will enable them to become lifelong learners and intelligent users of information. It is our purpose to provide print resources such as books, encyclopedias, atlases, dictionaries, magazines and newspapers, as well as online resources, such as databases which cover a large variety of topics and websites which are directly connected to their research. One of our specific goals is to provide a multicultural collection which will provide every student with the resources that will enable them to be successful and knowlegeable in their pursuit to become independent contributing members of society.

 

Public Library Databases

Looking for something that our HHS databases just don't have? The public library has other databases, including Ebsco Host and ProQuest HIstorical Newspapers. If you don't have your own public library card yet you can access these resources with the HHS Public Library Card code. Go to the Media Center Course in Blackboard and look for the new Public Library tab. There you will find the access code to use the public library databases. You can also get your own public library card and access the databases with that number.

 

 

Electronic Resources Provided by HHS Library

ABC-CLIO -covers american government and history; US state geography, world geography, world history, ancient and medieval eras and world history through the modern era.

AcademicOneFile - provides millions of peer reviewed, full-text journal and reference articles form the physical and social sciences, arts, theology, medicine literature and more for the professional community ( 1980 - present; updated daily).

icon for culturegramsCultureGrams provides a wealth of information about the countries of the world

icon elibraryeLibrary - includes newspaper and magazine articles, TV transcripts, maps, images and much more

Electronic books ( accessed through the iBistro online catalog) require a password when using remote access

icon of gale learningGale Cengage - learning provides a suite of databases including AdademicOneFiles, Gale Biography in Context, Literature Resource Center, Gale Opposing Viewpoint in Context, Gale Science in Context, Gale Virtual Reference Library, (eBooks), Testing and Education Reference Center, InfoTrac Newstand, Contemporary Literary Criticisim, LegalTrac and many more

Gale Biography in Context - provides valued biographies of people past and present frommany fields and eras, along with reliable links to related materials.

Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context - provides orginal viewpoint articles, overviews, full-test magazine, academic, and newspaper articles, primary sources, statistics, links, podcasts, images and more on current social issues.

Search all databaes or select a specific database(s)

icon of grolierGrolier Online is a large collection of encyclopedias including Lands and People, the New Book of Popular Science, Nueva enciclopedia Cumbre en linea, and many more

JSTOR provides access to academic journals and primary sources for advanced research Jstor

LitFinder - gives access to poetry, criticisim, essays and stories

icon of marshall cavendishMarshall Cavendish - provides a suite of databases including America in the 20th Century, Ancient and Medieval World, Exploring Ancient Civilizations, Supreme Court Milestones, Earth and Physical Sciences, Elements, Exploring Earth and Space Sciences, Exploring Life Science, Growing Up with Science, Habitats of the World, Insects and Spiders of the World, International Wildlife, Life Science.

myOn - offers an online collection of read-along books.

icon of noodletoolsNoodle Tools - provides an accurate MLA and APA style bibliography composer.

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PebbleGo - offers basic reference materials (e.g., animals, biographies) for early readers including audio, video and read-along features.

icon of sirs knowledge sourceSIRS Knowledge Source - includes the Researcher (current topics) Government Reporter, and Renaissance (humanities) databases.

icon of soundzaboundSoundzabound - royalty free music. All students and teachers musth credit Licensor, song title, artists and songwriters as specified on each separate work.

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Tumblebooks
TumbleBookLibrary – an animated online picture book collection in English, Spanish and French.
TumbleBookCloud Junior – an online collection of read-along books for emerging readers.
TumbleBookCloud – an online collection of read-along books for grades 6-12.
TumbleReadables is an online collection of read-along books. It includes books of different levels.

World Book Online includes a Spanish language encyclopedia, an Explore Virginia section, atlas, dictionary, and more, all of which is continually updated.

For home access, see your librarian for Logins and Passwords or go to the HHS Library Course on Blackboard.