Resources

  • Recognize Propaganda & Faulty Logic.  How do you tell if something you read is trying to manipulate you through reason or emotion to persuade you to change or create new ideas that may not be true/real? This resource can help.
     
    Find Books.  Search for books in our library and in other Cassia County school libraries.  
    Our library name is DHS Library and there is no password.
     
     
    Find Articles.  Search for encyclopedia, newspaper, magazine, and other articles using the LiLI Databases.
     
    Save.  Sign up for free data storage using Dropbox.
     
    Find eBooks.  Search for and download free eBooks from Project Gutenberg.
     
    Find eAudiobooks.  Search for and download free eAudiobooks from Audio Books @ Project Gutenberg and/or Loudlit.org.
     
    Find Great Books Online. Bartleby publishes literature, reference and verse books and information on the web.
     
    Prep for PSAT / SAT.  Online resources include pre- and post-tests, tutorials, practice tests, and eBook study guides. Located in the LearningExpress Library in the LiLI Databases. All DHS Sophomores and Juniors are taught how to use this resource.
     
    Cite Your Work.  Learn how to and see examples for creating your list of works cited from the Purdue OWL. Or have them created for you using EasyBib. (There's also an EasyBib app for you smartphone!)
     
    Got Fines?  In addition to cash, the library accepts the following items to pay for overdue fines:
    • Box Tops for Education - $0.10/each
    • Unexpired canned fruits or veggies - up to $0.50/can
    • Unexpired canned proteins or soups - up to $1/can
    • Coats or blankets in good repair - up to $5/each
    • K-12 books in good repair - up to $1.00/book
    • Library clean-up - $0.25/shelf

     

Senior Project Research Information

  • Research Presentation Day 1 - Print Books & Reference Materials
    1. General Encyclopedias
    2. Subject Area Encyclopedias
    3. Books in our library
      • Recommended Series:
        • Opposing Viewpoints
        • Compact Research
      • How the Dewey Decimal System works
        • At DHS, welding books are located at 671 (Metalworking, actually 671.5 Joining and cutting of metals)
        • You will find other books on welding at:
          • 670-679 (Manufacturing, within 10)
          • 660s (669 Metalurgy, previous 10, more general. Books on two subjects are usually placed in the first Dewey number area)
          • 680s (682 Small forge work, blacksmithing, next 10)
          • 600-610 (Technology, base 100, very general-subject area encyclopedias)
          • 500-510 (Applied Science, previous 100, EXTREMELY general-subject area encyclopedias)
    4. Books in other libraries
      • Fill out Request Form
      • Use the Union Icon (Green Earth) in our OPAC to search other CCSD libraries
      • Burley Public Library is a limited option

     

Top Books @ DHS Last Year

  • 1. Thirteen Reasons Why

    by Jay Asher Year Published: 2008

    When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death.

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  • 2. Lockdown : Escape from Furnace

    by Alexander Smith Year Published: 2009

    Furnace Penitentiary is the world’s most secure prison for young offenders, buried a mile beneath the earth’s surface. Convicted of a murder he didn’t commit, sentenced to life without parole, Alex must either find a way out or resign himself to a death behind bars, in the darkness at the bottom of the world.

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  • 3. Before I Fall

    by Lauren Oliver Year Published: 2010

    Samantha dies in a terrible accident one night. However, she still wakes up the next morning and relives the last day of her life seven times, until...

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