are pages that offer students selected resources in a variety of media
on a topic
they are researching. They provide a head start for students
as they begin their research project.
A PATCH OF BLUE
To find books in the MHS Media Center, open Destiny (the electronic card catalog) located on the MHS Media Center Website.
Type in the topic you want to search, such as: disabilities, racism,
interracial relationships, addiction, alcoholism, etc.
Some titles we have are:
Interracial Relationships. Detroit, MI: Greenhaven,
The Ethnic and
Group Identity Movements. New York: Chelsea House, 2008.
|Esherick, Joan. Breaking Down Barriers: Youth with Physical Challenges. Pennsylvania, PA: Mason Crest, 2004.
People with Disabilities. Detroit: Greenhaven, 2008.
|Gordon, Sherri Mabry. Beyond Bruises: The Truth About Teens and Abuse. Enslow, 2009.
|Haley, John. The Truth About Abuse. Facts on File, 2005.
Detroit, MI: Greenhaven, 2008.
Alcoholism. Detroit, MI: Lucent, 2008.
Blindness. Detroit, MI: Lucent, 2008.
|Levete, Sarah. Explaining Deafness. MN: Smart Apple, 2010.
|Encyclopedia of Bioethics. (5 vols.) Macmillan Reference USA, 2003.
Social Issues in
America: An Encyclopedia.
Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2006.
Abuse and Violence
Information for Teens.
Detroit, MI: Omnigrapgics, 2008.
The Fifties in
Pasadena, CA: Salem Press,
SELECTED WEB SITES
Library--links to information on various social issues.
American Cultural History: The 20th Century
Links to information
on life in the 1950s and 1960s.
Disability Resources Monthly
Links to Web sites and organizations that deal with issues on disability
Facts about the Americans with Disabilities Act
Online resource for
Americans with disabilities.
Perkins Center for the Blind
Scout: Information on Blindness & Visual Impairement page of the website has some useful information. Click on the Perkins Home tab at the top of the page to access the entire site.
InfoTrac® PowerSearch -- contains databases of magazine articles, a
and business references. Try Reference Center Gold, Expanded
and Biography Resource Center.
Health and Wellness (one of the InfoTrac databases)
Information from trusted medical reference materials, health/medical journals, videos, pamphlets.
Health Reference Center Academic (one of the InfoTrac databases)
Provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals.
Salem Health (ask librarian for password)
*Psychology & Mental Health
*Magill's Medical Guide, 6th ed.
Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context (one of the InfoTrac databases)
Contains information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issure. "With continously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites."
Issues & Controversies in American History
Builds a deeper understanding of how historical events have shaped our nation by exploring the key players and the battles they fought.
*You may be prompted for a Username and Password. Ask one of the media specialists for the passwords.
Infobase Publishing Use this link to quickly access our Ebooks from Infobase publishers.
Click on the current issure link to access those books relevant to your topic.
*If using from home: you will be prompted for a Username and Password. Ask one of the media specialists for the passwords.
Full text coverage of the Boston Glove, from 1980-present