Library

Library

Jefferson High School Library
 
Contact:
Sarah Layng
Phone: 225-3317 ext 117 
 
JHS Destiny - Search our online catalog for non-fiction and fiction books held within the JHS library.
 
Destiny Quest Library Catalog - Search Destiny Quest for a Top 10 checked out list, see what's already checked out in the library or available and create your own resources list.  Destiny Quest is also available via an app on your phone!

Preparing for the SAT or ACT or just want to boost your reading skills.  Here is an extensive list of reading materials to suit you. SAT & ACT Reading List

Need information far and wide?  The Library of Congress holds a vast amount of information for anyone and everyone.  Search through the digital collection, the Law Library, or glance through the Rare Books collection for some real treasures. These are just a few components the National Library of Congress has to offer.

Scale things down a little from the National Library by accessing our local State of Montana Library.
 
JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL'S DATABASE ACCESS:
**Get login information from a teacher or Mrs. Layng

Academic OneFile
Easily search over 17,000 publications from scholarly journals and other authoritative sources covering biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, environmental sciences, history, marketing, political sciences, and psychology. Access articles from Nature, the Economist, the New York Times, andthousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.
 
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. This comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels. 
 
World History in Context
World History In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
 
Opposing Viewpoints
Opposing Viewpoints In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
 
Science in Context
Science In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
 
Other Resources
Need eBooks for your Nook, Kindle, or other reading device?  Use Montana Library 2Go.  Use your Boulder Community Library or North Jefferson County Library card for free access! Or access 100s of free online books through The Online Books Page.

Montana Memory Project is a fantastic resource for Montana History! Search through the archive of digital collections, newspapers, photographs, maps and much more.  Explore Big is another great resource for Montana history and information.

Know someone needing large print text, audio books, or other helpful devices assisting them with reading?  Visit the State of Montana's Talking Library.  This service is free for Montana citizens unable to read standard print material. 

Looking for historical Montana Newspapers?

Love to read, but not sure what to read? Setup a Riffle or LibraryThing account!  Explore recommended books, network with people having the same or similar interests through blogs and book clubs and keep your own collection of books.  Riffle is connected to social media platforms such as FaceBook and Twitter as well!

Google Scholar - Find articles, books, case studies, and much more to complete your research.

Sway - Portfolio Software - used by all JHS students developing their high school portfolios

Mrs Layng's Symbaloo - click here for resources galore!
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