Welcome to the SCHS Library

Mission Statement

The mission of the Switzerland County High School Library is to provide a wide range of resources, in a variety of formats, which enrich learning and support curriculum for the students and staff.

Goals

The library will function as a learning and resource center by promoting reading, encouraging creative and critical thinking, and assisting with the compilation of information on a recreational, academic, and professional level.

Useful Links

Faculty and Students

Are you looking for a title that we do not have?  Let us find it and check it out for you through our Indiana Share program.

Websites

Kahn Academy

Paper Rater…….
http://www.paperrater.com/

INSPIRE…….
www.inspire.net

Biology…….
http://www.earthsendangered.com/list.asp

The College Grants Database ……http://www.collegegrant.net/sat-prep-resources/SAT Question a Day……
http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/

Merriam-Webster Dictionary……
www.merriam-webster.com

World Book Online: username & password-pacer

Switzerland County Public Library……
http://www.scpl.us/

 Resources

Reading Lists

You have to click Programs and then click either Rosie Award or Read Alouds.  Otherwise you will get stuck when you get to the ILF website.


Reference Material
Vevay Newspapers

Inspire

Below links are only good within the school network:
Card Catalog

 



Protocol for Accessing Credibility of Internet Information

        1. Check the domain.

Government .gov
Educational .edu
Organizations .org
Business .com

    2.  Check punctuation and grammar.  

Misspelled words
Grammatical errors
Appropriate vocabulary

3.  Check credentials of the author. 

Published by a recognized publishing company
          Knowledge of the subject
          Scholarly journal

4.  Check that conclusions are based on facts.     

Citations

5. Check the purpose for the article. 

Entertain
Pursuade
Inform

    6.  Check if it is up to date.    

Date written
Updates
Revisions

Anne Findley – Librarian
Linda Jones – Library Assistant
Hours: 7:45 – 3:30 Monday – Friday