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  Amy Foster, Director, Gardiner Learning Commons

  Megan Burlington, Library Media Specialist 

  Sara Ferraris, Assistant
  Nicolle McDougal, Assistant, Archives
  Terri Moreno, Assistant

Open M-F early morning to after study hall; Sat 8-12, Sun 12-5

Other Links


CIA World Factbook - information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.


Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Global Health Observatory 

IPL - Internet Public Library:"Information you can trust": pre-verified sites organized by subjects.

Online Symbolism Dictionary - from the University of Michigan

UN Data - 32 databases - 60 million records

US Dept. of Education

For the finished product:

The Elements of Style: a timeless source for the best written English

A great source for help is Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL)

The image shows our cooperation with the online plagiarism detection service PlagScanHere is a link to PlagScan plagiarism detection system. 

Click on the link to go to software to assist you in making your Works Cited pages and more!

Music Sources

Royalty-free music sources

Most popular music is protected by copyright law, and shouldn't be used in videos, etc. 
However, some is provided via public domain or Creative Commons and other licenses which permit reuse with proper attribution
[Creative Commons License 3.0 means you are free to use the music (even for commercial purposes) as long as you provide a link to their website from yours OR credit them with, for example, "music by". 
Must be part some other created works. No further permission is required.]