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Resources to Use - Online Library Catalog (Destiny)

Click the Destiny Quest icon to access our online library catalog!


 - Fun features - shelf browse, advanced search, and citation creator.
 - Remember to use your keywords!  Be both creative and specific.


Resources Recommended by Ms. Davis

Having trouble finding where these titles are in the library?  Just ask Ms. Davis or Ms. Miller!

Understanding the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Gary Wiener

Call number: 813.4 TWA

Race in Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn edited by Claudia Durst Johnson

Call number: 813.4 TWA


Get creative with your searches!

Getting the same old results?  Try using a thesaurus to come up with new keywords!


Resources to Use - Databases

Information:  

For Facts on File - Bloom's Literary Reference Online, the password and user ID are the same (use the six-letter abbreviation for the school).

For Gale's Literature Resource Center, the number required is Good Counsel's street number on Old Vic Blvd. 



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Text Search

Looking for primary source quotes?  How can you easily and quickly examine your class text for good quotes to use?  

Go to Project Gutenberg!  

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is available for FREE online and is easily searchable.

Helpful Web Sites for Creating Citations

  • OWL - Writing Center at Purdue
    Provides helpful guides for writing papers and contains information for creating bibliographies in a variety of disciplines and formats.
  • Citation Help
    Looking for examples of how to format an MLA paper (including your Works Cited page!)? Need a way to organize your ideas? Wondering how to select a topic and narrow down your thesis? Check out the Citations tab on the OLGCHS Library website!

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