The library is a member of the Highlands Regional Library Cooperative and VALE.
Through membership, ACS has access to the EBSCO online database of magazines and journals,
and various other free services provided by these organizations.
You may contact the librarian at for more information.


Reference and Research

Online database of journals and magazines

MLA Bibliographic Style-
A Brief Guide -- A citation guide created by Joyce Valenza, Librarian at the  Springfield  Township  High School. 

MLA Style. [Online] 
MLA Style is" The style recommended by the Modern Language Association for preparing scholarly manuscripts and student research papers concerns itself with the mechanics of writing, such as punctuation, quotation, and documentation of sources."

Citing Sources - 
OSLIS Citation Maker

An automatic citation maker created by Oregon School Library. 



A bibliography resource that you can use to help create a works cited list. 

MLA Citation Style   


A Plus Research & Writing
Writing for High School and College Students Home Page   

OWL Handouts Research and Documenting Sources    

UIUC Citation Style Manuals

Citation Machine    

OneLook dictionaries 

Ultralingua – Dictionary  

Web of On-line Dictionaries


Encyclopedia Britannica


ORB The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies Encyclopedia

Atlapedia Online - contains full color physical maps, political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.  

Catholic Encyclopedia


World History  - 
“ is one of the most popular history sites in the world, with more than 109,000 unique visitors in March 2002 according to internet reporting firm Netscore.  Our mission is to change the world by bringing history to life for everyone on the planet.” 

World History  - Search engine

History Timelines on the Web

EyeWitness to History
history through the eyes of those who lived it

First World
A multimedia history of World War One 


Internet Global History Sourcebook


Roman Empire

of Minnesota State University


Academy of American Poets - What you need, when you need it 

British Literature Weblinks  

The Cambridge History of English and American Literature

Today in Literature  
Welcome to Today in Literature, a calendar of engaging stories about the great books, writers, and events in literary history.

Literary Resources on the Net (Lynch)  
These pages are maintained by Jack Lynch of Rutgers

Victorian Women Writers Project

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ARTSEDGE The National Arts and Education Information Network

Artcyclopedia The Fine Art Search Engine

ArtLex Art Dictionary


Art Images for College Teaching

Internet Beginner's Guides Tutorials

How Stuff Works