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Shawnee Heights High School Library: Junior Class Author Research

Search the Library Catalog for Books and E-Books

Subscription Databases






TSCPL Databases

Web Search Terms

Author's Name Political Views (Mark Twain political views)

Author's Name views on education (Mark Twain views on education) or Author's Name and education


Online Reference Materials

How to Quickly Evaluate a Web Site

When you come across information online, ask yourself:

1. Who is behind the information?

2. What is the evidence?

3. What do other sources say?

Gale Power Search

Using Wikipedia for Academic Research

Learn how to use Wikipedia for your assignment.

What is a Scholarly Journal Article

Beware of predatory open-access journals.  The goal of the publishers of these online journals is to make money. Check Beall's list for a list of questionable publishers.  Beall's List of Predatory Open Access Publishers

What are Databases and Why You Need Them

Finding Quality Sources

Creating Citations

Annotated Bibliography

Web Sites

Emily Dickinson

Frederick Douglass

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Thomas Jefferson

Mark Twain

Walt Whitman