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Austin High School Library Media Center

Hours:  The Austin High Media Center is open each day from 7:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
*No Cell Phones, Food or Drinks in the Media Center, Please!*
Students must have a pass from their teacher during school hours.
Printing:  DCS has provided each student with $5 worth of copies at the beginning of the school year.  Black/White printing is $.005 per page; Color printing is $.07 per page.  The printer is in the Media Center.
Books:  Two-week period checkout.  Overdue book fines are 10 cents per day, not including weekends or holidays
Destiny--Our AHS Online LIbrary Catalog--Click the link below for access:(also accessible from home)
Alabama Virtual LIbrary-a great source to help meet research needs:
Artcyclopedia - research fine art; 160,000 links, 9,000 artists, 2,900 art sites:
Citation Machine - an aid for correct citation:
Decatur Public Library:
Dictionary - Merriam Webster Dictionary:
Dictionary - Merriam Webster Learner's Dictionary - for those learning the English language:
EasyBib - a great tool for correct citation:
Google Scholar--search inside books, articles, journals for the research material you need:
Images for School ProjectsSearch for Free Domain or Free to Use or Share   Images used must always be cited.  Example in MLA format:  
"White and Red Hanging Flowers." Public Domain Image, http://www.public-domain-, Accessed 7 May 2016
    Find Images on Google You Can Reuse
    Google Advanced Image Search:
    Flickr Creative Commons:
Library of Congress-access to searchable source documents, historical photos, and amazing digital collections:
MathGuide - scholarly relevant information in mathematics:
MLA Style - What's New in the 8th Edition:
The National Archives-great historical site
The Owl at Purdue- great source on writing and citation:
Psychology-Encyclopedia of Psychology:
SciCentral - Gateway to the best science news resources:
Copyright and Fair Use Information:
Fair Use Evaluator for Teachers:
Sabrina Smith
Library Media Specialist
AHS Media Center Reservations Calendar:  under construction