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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 Food or Drinks in the Media Center, Please!*
Students must have a pass from their teacher during school hours.
 
Tutoring:  Free tutoring in English, History, Math and Science is available in the Media Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 -4:30 p.m.  Transportation home is provided.
Printing:  Computers are available to print documents.  Each print copy is 5 cents for text; 10 cents for pictures.  Black/White printers only.
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)
 
HELPFUL LINKS:
 
Alabama Virtual LIbrary-a great source to help meet research needs:  http://www.avl.lib.al.us/
Artcyclopedia - research fine art; 160,000 links, 9,000 artists, 2,900 art sites:  http://www.artcyclopedia.com/
Citation Machine - an aid for correct citation:  http://www.citationmachine.net/
Decatur Public Library:  http://decatur.lib.al.us/
Dictionary - Merriam Webster Dictionary:  https://www.merriam-webster.com/
Dictionary - Merriam Webster Learner's Dictionary - for those learning the English language:  http://learnersdictionary.com/
EasyBib - a great tool for correct citation:  http://www.easybib.com/
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-
         image.com/plants/flowers/slides/white-and-red-hanging-flowers.html, Accessed 7 May 2016
    Find Images on Google You Can Reuse
    Google Advanced Image Search:  https://www.google.com/advanced_image_search
    Flickr Creative Commons:  https://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/
Library of Congress-access to searchable source documents, historical photos, and amazing digital collections:   https://www.loc.gov/
MathGuide - scholarly relevant information in mathematics:  http://www.mathguide.de/
MLA Style - What's New in the 8th Edition: https://www.mla.org/MLA-Style/What-s-New-in-the-Eighth-Edition
The National Archives-great historical sitehttps://www.archives.gov/research/catalog
The Owl at Purdue- great source on writing and citation:  https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/
Psychology-Encyclopedia of Psychology:  http://www.psychology.org/
SciCentral - Gateway to the best science news resources:  http://www.scicentral.com/
 
COPYRIGHT
 
Copyright and Fair Use Information:  https://www.copyright.gov/fair-use/more-info.html
Fair Use Evaluator for Teachers:
 
 
 
 
Sabrina Smith
Library Media Specialist
AHS Media Center Reservations Calendar:  under construction