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Library Hours:

7:45 AM - 4:15 PM

Monday - Friday


Library Staff:

Barbara Stevens
Teacher Librarian

Valerie Paschall

Library Specialist


The Stanley Library Website provides general information. While these sites have been reviewed for content, the completeness, timeliness, and availability of linked data are not known. Please use judgment while surfing the Internet.

Subscription Databases and Online Directories


WORLD BOOK ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA (you must log in through ED1STOP ) (encyclopedia, web sites, magazines)

User name=get from librarian or teacher

Password=get from librarian or teacher.

Go to REFERENCE tab at top of page.  Click on World Book Online.

INFOTRAC  (middle school version) (news, reference, magazines, primary sources, multimedia, creative works, academic journals)

Password=get from librarian or teacher

ELIBRARY  (news, magazines, books, maps, websites, pictures, audio/video, transcripts)

User name=get from librarian or teacher

Password=get from librarian or teacher

BRAIN POP  (you must log in through ED1STOP )   (Flash-animated movies illustrating Math, English, Science, Health, Technology and Social Studies for K-12 users.)

User name=get from librarian or teacher

Password=get from librarian or teacher

Go to SCHOOL HELP tab at top of page.  Click on Brain Pop.

SCIENCEFLIX  (A STEM eResource that features interactive articles, videos, and hands-on projects to help you learn and practice concepts in the areas of Earth Science, Space Science, Life Science, Health & Human Body, Physical Science, Tech, Math & Engineering, and other major fields of scientific study.)

User name = get from librarian or teacher

Password = get from librarian or teacher


(collections of web sites that have been selected and organized by information professionals - people!)

WEBPATH EXPRESS (previewed websites - Go to the Library Catalog: Destiny!)

KIDS CLICK  (kids' web sites previewed by librarians)

HOMEWORK SPOT  (homework related web sites organized for elem, middle and high school students)

IPL KIDSPACE  (web sites for kids gathered by the Internet Public Library & the Librarians' Internet Index)

AMERICA'S STORY FROM AMERICA'S LIBRARY (K-8 information from the Library of Congress)

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS  (Resources from America's Library of Congress - the largest library in the world!)





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"Researchers of any age must learn the information literacy skills of locating, evaluating, organizing, and using information to thoughtfully answer questions and creatively solve problems." -California School Library Association, 2004



To find credible information on the Internet, start with the links from your school library. Learn to use databases (resources evaluated and selected by educators) and directories (websites organized and evaluated by knowledgeable people) and you will find good information FAST!



Evaluating websites is extremely important when using the Internet for your research projects. As you know, not everything you find on the Internet is true or useful. It is up to you to determine if a website is worth using. Use these links and guides to help you choose the best sites:

Website Evaluation New Form.pdf
Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide




Information has been gathered. Notes are now written and organized by subtopics. Remember to cite your sources! Use the following website for the most up to date MLA formatting tool:

Purdue's Online MLA Writing Guide
Plagiarism Tutorial from a Canadian University