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    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

    • Book Series: Find the next book in a series. Search by author, title, genre

    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


    8:50 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.