Tina Longcor


About the Library

Circulation Policies
  • Books - students: 2 weeks (Teachers can request extended due dates for students to finish class projects.)
  • Books - staff: 1 month
  • AV materials- Return to AV/IT center at the end of the school day unless prior arrangements have been made with AV/IT staff.

Scheduling/Reservations of Computer Labs and Carts
  • Access SharePoint, and choose from the links on the right.



Rules and Expectations

Student Behavior
  • Leave food and drink outside
  • Sit four to a table (Light talking at light tables. Silent study/reading in all other areas.)
  • Use Appropriate Language
  • Read or work on homework
  • Leave cell phones off and out of sight
STUDENT ID REQUIRED for library entry, book checkout and computer usage

Student Behavior Expectations-Computer Labs (scheduled A,C,D)
  • No food or drink
  • No iPods or earphones allowed in labs
  • Computer labs are considered classrooms and all OHS Climate policies apply.
  • Podcasting earphones are to be checked out and returned to CIC.

OHS Style Guide

id Download PDF file (39 pages)
OHS style.pdf

Library Book Catalog

id Overland High School Library  select Overland from dropdown menu
Arapahoe Public Library
Aurora Public Library
Denver Public Library
Visual Media Services  district film & video resources for teachers

Resources from Teachers

Ms. Landen
Outline Format Example Revised

Library Online Resources and Databases
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topics in the field of history
American Memory
digital record of American history and creativity
A to Z Maps Online
The world's most useful
online map database
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A to Z The World
AtoZ the World is the world standard for country profiles, with detailed coverage of more than 100 topics each.
username: ohs, password: blazer

Country Reports and United States
K-12 students, kids, libraries, business and tourists will find the US States Edition helpful as they seek to learn more about the United States.
full text and abstracts of magazines, newspapers and reference books
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Facts on File online databases
history, science, literature, geography, health, issues and controversies, and current and archival news
Gale Virtual Reference Library
With more than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources, JSTOR is one of the world's most trusted sources for academic content.
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Lit Finder
LitFinder covers all time periods and contains a wealth of primary literature content
Literature Resource Center
biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of novelists, poets, essayists, and journalists
National Archives
documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government
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Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
current issues exploring
varying opinions
Salem History
historical reference database
Science in Context
science database
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SIRS Knowledge Source
social issues, science, history, government, the arts and humanities
Teen Health and Wellness
real life, real answers
World Data Analyst
enrich and expand your understanding of the world

Web Tools
*login required, please contact library staff for assistance
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AR BookFinder
tool to search for books by interest & reading level
Atomic Learning
web-based training for computer applications*
resource designed to help plan, apply and pay for college
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CIA→The World Factbook
information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities

OHS Course Management
Citation Maker
assistance with citations
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the automatic bibliography and citation maker
GoogleApps for CCSD
communication and collaboration
tools for staff*
assistance with citations
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Landmark Citation Machine
assistance with citations
college and career planning*
net Trekker
educational search tool*
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OHS grades and attendance for students, parents, staff*
plagiarism prevention*
United Streaming
multimedia library of educational videos, video clips and images*