Note: The library is open on Tuesday & Thursday evenings for SMARTS
KEYWORDS TO USE: U.S. Constitution, (Name) of the amendment, U.S. government
A SAMPLE OF BOOKS AVAILABLE
Use the Leilehua High School OPAC - Book Catalog.
324.6 Isl. Isler, Claudia. Individual Rights and Civic Responsibility: the right to vote. NY:Rosen Publishing Co., 2001.
342.73 Ban. Banks, Joan. The U.S. Consititution.U.S.:Chelsea House, 2001.
342.73 Bil. Bill of Rights:Opposing Viewpoints. San Diego:Greenhaven Press, 1994.
342.73 Wil. Willis, Clyde. Student's guide to landmark Congressional Laws on the First
Amendment. CN:Greenwood Press, 2002.
344.73 Han. Hanson, Freya Ottem. The Second Amendment: the right to own guns. NJ:Enslow Publishers, Inc., 1998.
LIBRARY ELECTRONIC SOURCES
OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) - find our book collection here! (Note: book catalog can only be accessed at school)
EBSCO Online - Great place for current event articles
World Book Online- Start here to get basic information
Opposing Viewpoints - Find out the pro and cons of current issues
Biography Resource Center- Information about famous people, past and present, including personal facts, occupation, nationality, etc.
Encyclopedia Britannica - Another source to get basic information
Culturegrams- Information about the customs, festivals and geographical information about countries
Issues- current hot topics available here!
World at War- All the details of war, past and present
World History - Ancient and Medieval Times - Find all you need for your projects!
World History - Modern Era - Up to date information on historical events!
GENERAL INTERNET WEBSITES
Librarian's favorite search engine: http://www.google.com/
Get the same great articles that you can get from Leilehua High
School's EBSCO on-line in the comfort of your home! See librarian for user name and password
Internet Public Library provides information on popular teen topics.
An encyclopedia which provides easy and simple information. Good place
to start if you just need the basics.
University of Hawaii Library system - find out what they have at any of the campus
Use your public library card to reserve and send the needed material to Wahiawa library!
A FEW WEBSITES FOR YOUR SPECIFIC TOPIC
If you find a good website, please let us know and we'll add it here!
Librarian's favorite search engine: google.com
Provides a list of the amendments and other links to related pictures and photos
Outlines the entire constitution and amendments as well as provides detail of earlier government documents
Find interesting facts about the United States government and constitution
Detailed information about the amendments and their implications
BILL OF RIGHTS
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATIONS - Look in your agenda, see Librarian for sample sheets or click on Bibliography Format