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Alameda Free Library

College of Alameda
Good links to many subjects, including federal and state government information and documents     
Oakland Public Library
Good Teen Information pages
Alameda County Library                    Anyone who lives in Alameda County can get an Alameda County Library e-card and access the great collection of databases.

UC Berkeley Library                           Good general information.  Excellent guides to  Finding Information at the Internet       

Internet Public Library
Lots of good information here.  Check out the Teen Page!       
Library of Congress
Great place for information on U.S. History and U.S. Government and legislation

AHS Library Media Center

"The only thing that you absolutely have to know is
the location of the library."

--Albert Einstein

Writing, Research and Evaluation

Databases--the best resource for academic research

Databases through the Alameda Free Library (use your library card # to access).  To login, use 23341 + your Google ID

Pro Quest (many subject options here)
*note: these come from the Ca. State Library and require students to login.

Additional databases through the California State Library --fuller list; these also require students to login.

Other E-Resources through the Alameda Free Library: (newspapers/magazines, digital streaming, books on public domain, etc.).  To login, use 23341 + your Google ID

Britannica School
Britannica Image Quest

World Book Encyclopedia

Search Tips for the Internet

Does your website pass the CRAAP test?

CRAAP checklist

OWL: Online Writing lab - From Purdue University, with lots of great information about writing, creating a thesis statement, creating citations, etc.

Web information sites:

ICYouSee: Everything you wanted to know about the Web (Ithaca College)

Evaluating Web Sites: Techniques and how to apply them to evaluating Web Sites (U.C. Berkeley)

Web Glossary: What do all those Web terms mean? Also (U.C. Berkeley)

Handouts and Materials for Students and Teachers: Great site for information and handouts on writing concepts, research, how to get started and information literacy (U.C. Berkeley)

AP Euro Research Tips

Creating Bibliographies and Citing Sources

Annotated Biography: What is an annotated bibliography?

Example of an Annotated Biblography: Here's what an annotated bibliography looks like

Diana Hacker Research and Documentation with citation guides for MLA, APA and Chicago Styles

Citation Machine for creating citations

--instructions for using Citation Machine

Easy Bib for creating citations

Brochures: Citing Sources Chicago Style

                     Citing Sources MLA Style

Seniors: Mock Congress Resources

Seniors, Mr. Honeywell created this website to organize everything you need to know to complete your Mock Congress bill.

What is Plagiarism?

This ten-minute tutorial from Acadia University (Canada)  on plagiarism will give all the basic information on what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.






Monday – Friday
7:15 am – 3:00 p.m

Open at lunch thanks to parent volunteers.

After school hours:
Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays until 4:15.

Closed Wednesdays and Fridays after school.

Subject Resources


The Alameda High School Library Media Center promotes intellectual growth and encourages social responsibility.  Our mission is to ensure that students and staff are effective, thoughtful, critical users of ideas and information.

Teacher Librarian: Kelly Gregor

Policies and Procedures

Email Ms. Gregor at