Looking for books in the Mercer Library? Click here for the Library Catalog (Destiny)

Looking for Research Databases? Click on the Student Online Resources link in the right column

Quick Links

Research Links

This site is a “Plagiarism Tutorial “to help you before you begin your research.

Thesis Statements and Outlines
This site is an online tool for thesis statements and outlines.

Choosing a Topic
This site is a research guide for students, including choosing a topic to organizing your notes.

Citation Help
This site helps with your citations. “NoodleBib Express” is free.

Research 101 Tutorial
Research 101 is an interactive online tutorial for students wanting an introduction to research skills. Includes quizzes.

Reading Links

Great reading links.

Good Reads
This site is a social network about books. It’s a virtual bookshelf. Create a free account and see what your friends are reading.

This site isfrom theYoung Adult Library Services Association. Find book awards and booklists.

College Bound
This site has outstanding books for the college bound.

CIA World Factbook
This site is a great tool for finding statistics and other types of frequently updated information about countries of the world.

Grammar and Writing Guide
This site is a guide to grammar and writing. Get help with any writing or grammar task, including how to write MLA research papers. This site also has interactive games, quizzes and PowerPoint presentations.

Subscription Databases

The following databases are available for Seattle School District students.

Exploration Links

Need a place to start? Try here.

Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco
Search over 82,000 images, including American paintings, oceanic art, African art and much more at the “de Young.”

Job Star
This site offers information on jobs, resumes, salary information and careers.

Science Central
Links to resources in math and science (Grades 9-12).

Washington History
Search for your ancestors or view historical online presentations about our state.

Library Catalog
Online Student Resources

Contact Info

Librarian: Sue Monroe
Phone: 206-252-8000


7:40 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.

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