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Suzi Gurney, Library Assistant

Internet Resources - Contact CHS Library staff for usernames and passwords as needed.


CHS Library / CHS Web
Centennial High School Library
online catalog


CHS website

Google Email / District Web Site
Student Email System

Centennial District website



InfoTrac and Student Resource Center Gold Periodical Databases 
InfoTrac and Student Resource Ctr.
Periodical databases designed for high school students with access to over 1,000 full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books and more located on the OSLIS web site.

Gale Databases
Gale PowerSource

Over 30 Gale databases covering Academic (university level), business, health, newspapers, computers, Spanish, culinary arts, art, music, psychology and more located on the OSLIS web site.


Student Research Ctr. 

EBSCO's Student Research Center

Database designed for high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, film & video


EBSCOhost Research Databases EBSCOhost

28 research databases covering Academic, Business, Spanish, Environment, Health, Computer, Psychology and more.

SIRS Researcher--general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political & global issues--great for Pro/Con.
SIRS Renaissance--arts & humanities.

OSLIS & Citation Maker
Oregon School Library Information System
--access to how to research, use search engines, Citation Maker and more.



SIRS Decades & World Conflicts Today --key events of the 20th century and current world conflicts.

CultureGrams--insider's perspective on the daily life and culture of more than 200 countries. 



Multnomah County Library
Multnomah County Library--iPac Library catalog. 

Use HomeworkCenter for great Internet resources.   

Electronic Resources (many databases on a wide variety of subjects).

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Ref. Library
--eBooks are here! Access excellent reference books online including:  Ency. of World Biography, Dict. of American History, American Decades, Ency. of Religion, Americans at War and much more.



Health & Wellness Resource Center  Health & Wellness--comprehensive resource that provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information. 

Opposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints--One-stop source for information on today’s hottest social issues.  Access online books, magazines & websites.  Great for Pro/Con


Internet Public Library--features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites 

Credit Recovery Odysseyware 
Credit Recovery--Website for use in Credit Recovery for CHS students.

Chronicle Career Library --information about over 2,000 careers.

Google--Recommended Internet Search Engine



CIS Oregon Career Information Service
—includes occupations, employment, education & training information; career exploration tools.     


Genetic Disorders Websites:

Genetic and Rare Conditions

Genetic Information and Patient Services

Ask NOAH about Genetic Disorders

Useful Research Project Tutorials from the Cooperative Library Instruction Project

Evaluating Internet Sources

Developing a Topic

Incorporating Sources into Your Research Project

What is a Library Database?

Generating Search Terms

Why You Need to Cite Sources

Internet Searching Tips

Popular & Scholarly Sources

Primary & Secondary Sources

MLA Style Aid.


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