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Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources

Time for Summer Reading!

Required reading and summer reading lists for WSA students in Grades 6-12 are in the 

2020 Summer Reading
Guide

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New Guides!

Lily

For WSA students and their families:

 

WSA@Home Enrichment Resources

 

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For WSA faculty and staff:

 

Remote Learning - Professional Resources

Library Information

The librarian is always happy to help you!

        Library Hours
      during Extended Closure

      8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.         
      Monday - Friday

  Email - Susan Trower

Circulation Information

Due dates for all library books have been extended until the end of the school closure.
♦ WSA textbooks that have been checked out to students are due at the end of Second Semester.
♦ Contact the librarian to get help with using WSA's library resources.

Library Policies

♦ Overdues:  No fines charged for overdue materials.
♦ Lost or damaged materials:  Cost for lost or damaged materials is the list price of the item plus a $15.00 handling fee.
♦ Replacement option: Families can replace a missing book with a new copy, in the same format, of the book that's been checked out by their student; a $5.00 fee will be charged to cover the time and materials involved in library processing.

Librarian

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Susan Trower
Contact:
West Sound Academy
16571 Creative Drive NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
360-598-5954
Website

No worries! The Library is here to help!

Nancy Pearl Librarian Action Figure - Archie McPheeWhile classes are held remotely, the WSA Library is always available! You can access articles and eBooks and more through our online platforms.  Go to:

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If you have any questions about how to access library resources, or if you would like to schedule a book-a-librarian research appointment on Zoom, email the librarian!

Free eBooks & Audiobooks!

Find eBooks and audiobooks, free to WSA students and staff!

Sora

TeenBookCloud

Audible Stories

AudioBookCloud

Sora

See: Getting Started with Sora

TeenBookCloud

Audible Stories

AudioBookCloud

Find What You Need

Direct link to WSA Library Catalog: Destiny Discover(Click 'Log In' to go to your WSA Library account.)

These WSA databases have scholarly research in journal articles and ebooks.

Historical Abstracts with Full Text

History Study Center

JSTOR

Questia School

Science Direct

Historical Abstracts With Full Text

History Study Center

JSTOR

Questia School

Science Direct

What's a primary source? What's the difference between a primary, secondary and tertiary source? Where can I find primary sources on my topic online? Find answers to these questions in the Primary Sources Guide.  Or search WSA's databases.  See links below to databases that feature primary sources.

 
General Resources for Research in All Subject Areas
Images, Videos, and Audio
Literature
Middle School Research
Special Topics
 
 
 

Use these guides for help with creating citations and bibliographies for research papers.

Chicago Manual of Style

MLA Style

NoodleTools

Chicago Manual of Style

MLA Style

NoodleTools

Quick link to NoodleTools:

 
 

         

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