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Natalie Long 601-833-8809 Email

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Brookhaven High School Library and Media Center

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Librarian: Ms. Natalie Long

Assistant Librarian:  Mrs. Cynthia Cameron

 

PHILOSOPHY

The library is a specialized academic collection of materials to support and enrich the curriculum and to provide for the developmental needs of our students.

 

GOALS

Our goals are to:

·        Provide access to sources of information, technology, facilities and professional services.

·        Give teachers and students support and instruction in evaluating and using information sources and literature.

·        Provide a collection of literature that reflects human experience, creativity and diversity.

·        Provide a balanced collection of accurate, unbiased factual materials in books, electronic databases and other information formats.

·           Promote reading as a means of gaining facility in the use of the language and in building a general body of knowledge.

·           Partner with teachers in utilizing the MS Curriculum Framework and other educational benchmarks and programs.

 

Citing Sources / Research and Writing Guides

 

MLA and APA Style Guides

This site has sample papers in several styles.

http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/

 

Free Bibliography Generators

Note: Microsoft Word 2007 will format citations and generate bibliographies.

  Click on the References tab, choose Citations and Bibliography.

 

Knightcite

http://www.calvin.edu/library/knightcite/

 

BibMe

http://www.bibme.org/

 

EasyBib

http://www.easybib.com/

 

BROOKHAVEN HIGH SCHOOL

ONLINE RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS/PARENTS

 

LEARN 360

The BrookhavenSchool District has purchased the rights to the Learn 360 website for use by teachers, students, and parents.  Educational videos, audio programs, newsreels, and other media are available for viewing/listening at home as well as at school.  These materials cover all grade levels and subject areas.

Students and parents may access the website from any computer by going to www.learn360.com  and using the login information.

                         

 MAGNOLIA

The State of Mississippi has purchased databases of information from periodicals, books and other published materials that are valuable to students at all grade levels from elementary to college.  This comprehensive source of information is available to students at home as well as at school.  Students who learn to use this site competently will gain valuable research experience for college. 

Access this site at:  http://library.msstate.edu/magnolia/       

 

EBSCOhost Databases

At School:  Click on Favorites, Magnolia  (No password needed)

At Home:  http://library.msstate.edu/magnolia/    

 

MAGAZINE AND NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

 

1.  Select a Database

     MasterFILE Premier

     Articles from 1,950 publications.  Some go back to 1975.

     Updated daily.  

     Newspaper Source

     Articles from 30 national/international and 200 regional (U.S.)

       newspapers.   Television/radio news transcripts.  Updated daily.

 

2.  Formulate your search query

        (Be sure to click the “full text” box before searching)

     Example:       New Madrid and Earthquake

 

3.  Cite your source

     Source: (This information is at the top and bottom of the printed article.)

          Title: TALES OF ONCE AND FUTURE QUAKES ,  By: Monastersky, R., Science News,

           00368423, 6/08/96, Vol. 149, Issue 23

          Source: Science News, 6/08/96, Vol. 149 Issue 23, p363, 1p
            Item: 9606137837

 

      Sample MLA Citation:

       Monastersky, R. “Tales of Once and Future Quakes.” Science News

 

               8 June 1996:363.  MasterFILE Premier. EBSCO. Brookhaven High

  

               School Library. 9 August 2006 http://www.epnet.com/.

 

OTHER LIBRARIES:

 

THE PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library System

Mr. Henry Ledet – Library Director

Mrs. Becky Nations - Librarian

Access their catalog online at: http://catalog.smrl.lib.ms.us/polaris/search/

 

COPIAH LINCOLN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LIBRARY

The Co-Lin Library offers services and materials to high school students in the area. 

Visit their library online at: http://www.colin.edu/librariesmain

 

THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

http://www.loc.gov/index.html

 

                                             CRS Reports

The Library of Congress has a staff of more than 700 professionals in the Congressional Research Service to prepare reports for the members of Congress. 

 

 The U. S. Dept. of State makes these CRS Reports available here:    http://www.fpc.state.gov/c18185.htm  

 

Click here to see this CRS Report:   Membership of the 112th Congress: a Profile.

http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/167963.pdf