Brookhaven High School Library and Media Center
Librarian: Ms. Natalie Long
Assistant Librarian: Mrs. Cynthia Cameron
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.
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.
Free Bibliography Generators
Note: Microsoft Word 2007 will format citations and generate bibliographies.
Click on the References tab, choose Citations and Bibliography.
BROOKHAVEN HIGH SCHOOL
ONLINE RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS/PARENTS
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.
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/
At School: Click on Favorites, Magnolia (No password needed)
At Home: http://library.msstate.edu/magnolia/
MAGAZINE AND NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
1. Select a Database
Articles from 1,950 publications. Some go back to 1975.
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
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/.
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
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.