Reference desk

CHS Media Center

 Reference Desk and


Online Resources






There was a time when visiting the reference section of the library meant searching through shelves of big books until you found what you were looking for.  Now, finding the right information is usually just a click away, from the comfort of your own home!  Ebsco and Newsbank will provide you with full-text articles from hundreds of magazines, newspapers, and reference books. *






American West *
American Indian *
Britannica Schools*


Dictionary & Thesaurus

Dictionary Search


Internet Public Library:  FAQ's


Family Search


Helpful Tools For Citing Your Paper


Citation Machine




Sweat Search {Educational Search Engine}

MLA Handbook


*  These are subscription services for which you need a user name and  password.   You can get this information in the CHS library. With user names and passwords for online databases, you can access the sites from any computer.