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Adlai E. Stevenson High School Library

Serving the information and research needs of approximately
4500 students and 500 staff.

The library is open from 7:00 AM until 4:30 PM on school days.
Book Shelf
Online Book Catalog Assignment Pathways Subscription Databases Other Library Catalogs Bestseller Lists
Library Collection  Web Subject Directory Other Search Tools Research Skills BookBlab Blog  

Subscription Online Databases:
For Stevenson Students and Staff Only!
Proquest Magazines, newspapers and reference sources including full-text New York Times and historical newspapers, including NYT and Chicago Tribune archives. Newsbank Select newspaper articles, magazine articles, science article digests, full-text Chicago newspapers, newspapers in Spanish, and more. Ebsco Host Magazines, newspapers, reference sources and specialized databases on health, literature and education.

First Search Multiple databases providing scholarly journals, papers, books and web sites.
SIRS Knowledge Source Selected articles from newspapers and magazines on social issues, plus government information. Facts on File World News Digest and Historic Archive, and Issues and Controversies magazine.

CQ Researcher Online magazine providing information on controversial issues.


GaleNet Includes a large Virtual Reference Book Collection, Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center, Science Resource Center,  Biography Resource Center, LitFinder, and a literary criticism database.

Lindex Index to all Gale's literature reference books.
Oxford English Dictionary Complete full-text of the most comprehensive dictionary of the English Language. CultureGrams Provides geopolitical and cultural  information on all countries, U. S. states and  Canadian provinces. Salem Health Provides information on diseases and conditions as well as other health information. Wilson's Biographies Plus Illustrated Full-text biographies.
Grolier Online New Book of Knowledge, Grolier Mulitmedia, Encyclopedia Americana, El Cumbre spanish language encyclopedia, plus the New Book of Popular Science, and Lands and Peoples.
Encyclopedia Britannica Three full encyclopedias plus web reference links, related journal articles and Webster's Dictionary. World Conflicts Provides information on selected major conflicts in the modern world. ABC/CLIO Social Studies Contains eight databases, World Geography, World History (ancient and modern), American History, American Government, State Geography, United States at War, and Issues (societal), plus
History Reference eBooks.
CIAO Provides information on International Affairs. CSA Contains PsychArticles, full-text articles from psychology journals. JSTOR Provides an archive of backruns of core scholarly journals from many disciplines. Historical Newspapers Provides newspaper archive from NYT, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Defender, and more.

SHS "Best of the Web" Subject Directory

General Resources and Reference....
Online Libraries | Dictionaries | Encyclopedias |
Biographical Resources | Other Reference Tools |
Magazines and Newspapers | Other News Sources|
Tutorial Help

Business and Economics

Education and Teacher Resources

English Language and Literature
Literature | Poetry | Drama | Grammar and Writing

Fine Arts and Music
Art | Photography | Film | Dance | Fashion | Music

Foreign Language and ESL
Translation | French | Spanish | German | ESL

General Mathematics
| Algebra | Geometry

Science and Health....
General Science |Astronomy | Earth Science | Biology | Chemistry | Physics | Health and Medicine | Nutrition |

Social Studies....
World History |U. S. History
Government and Politics |The 50 States |
Geography and Culture | Psychology | Sociology

Assignment Pathways

Current Issues Pathway
Diseases Pathway
Genetics Pathway
Career Pathway

Astronomy Pathway
Post World War II Pathway
History Fair Pathway
South America Pathway
Mexico Pathway

Research Skills

Information Literacy at SHS

The Research Process
Online Search Guide
Sample MLA Citations
Hacker Manual of Style
Annotated Bibliography Guide

Task Definition Worksheet
Research Plan Worksheet
Resource Evaluation Sheet
Web Site Evaluation Sheet
Bibliography Worksheet
Research Assessment Form

Suggested Internet Search Tools

Search Directories

Librarians Index to the Internet
Digital Librarian
eiNet Directory

 Search Engines

All the Web
MSN Search

 Meta Search Engines



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