Library

Resources

Recognize Trustworthy Websites. How do you tell if a website is reliable? Read these Criteria for Evaluating Web Resources from the Kent State University Libraries.

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? Check out this Cuesta College Study Guide on Critical Thinking for helpful resources.

Recognize Media Bias.  How do you navigate the complex media landscape and make healthy news choices? The Media Bias Chart is a resource to help you navigate the complex media landscape. View or download the static chart here as a JPG.

Find Books in Print.  Search for books in all Cassia County school libraries using the Libraryworld OPAC.   Our library name is DHS Library and there is no password.

Find Articles from Journals and Newspapers.  Search for eBook, encyclopedia, newspaper, magazine, and other articles using the LiLI for Schools, a gateway to learning for Idaho students.

Cite Your Work.  If your article didn't come with a citation, quickly create one in Google Docs. Click Tools > Citations. Select a formatting style. Learn how and see examples for creating your list of works cited from the Purdue OWL. Using ChatGPT? Here is how a MLA citation might look: "Describe the symbolism of the green light in the book The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald" prompt. ChatGPT, 3.5 version, OpenAI, 8 Mar. 2023, chat.openai.com.

Find eBooks.  Search for and download free eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eRead-Alongs using the Sora Student Reading App.

Find the Classics as eBooks.  Search for and download free eBook and eAudiobook versions of Classic and Public Domain literature from Project Gutenberg. Under the Search and Browse menu, check out Bookshelves.

Find eAudiobooks.  Search for and download free eAudiobooks from Loudlit.org.

Prep for PSAT / SAT.  Online resources include pre- and post-tests, tutorials, practice tests, and eBook study guides. Located in the EBSCO LearningExpress Library in the LiLI Databases.