A wide variety of Books are offered in the catalog and web page. The following are a few examples:
Pro Con Essay
Check with your teacher for the specific requirements of this essay.This guide links to many reliable online information sources. Additional sources can be found on the library's web page.
REMOTE ACCESS: The library's online resources are accessible from your home computers using a username and password. Check the library's Aspen page for the complete list.
Click on this link to be directed to a site for new Senior Essay books.
Once you know your topic, please add it to this list of this year's Senior Essay topic choices.
Using the Online Library Catalog
Now take your keywords and find a book in the Library Online Catalog.
The following searches will help you find issues in the library catalog.
Searching for any of the above phrases will help you find ideas for your issue and will also lead you to library materials on that issue.
To find material for a specific issue, you can combine any of the above phrases with keywords for your issue. For example, the keyword search
"opposing viewpoints" feminism
will return items in the library about controversial aspects of feminism.
Over fifty eBooks are available on contemporary issues. They are accessible through the library's online catalog and on the library's web page under "Subject Guide to Online Databases and eBooks" in the "Contemporary Issues" tab.
Once you have your topic, you can begin researching substantive material to use in your argument.
If you used a database such as Opposing Viewpoints or SIRS Researcher, remember that you can branch directly from the viewpoint article for your topic into materials such as articles, news, and statistics.
If you are looking for additional resources, a good place to start is to use the page that has the databases organized by subject.
On the databases page, click the tab that has the subject of your research topic.
The databases that will be helpful for that subject is listed at the top. At the bottom of the page are related eBooks.
Once in your chosen database, search by keywords using the simple search field.
Some of the main databases are listed below:
Search for your topic in the online catalog for titles that specially cover your subject.