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Alabama Virtual Library

The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with 

online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online

databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. Through the AVL,

an equitable core of information sources is available to every student and citizen in Alabama,

raising the level of excellence in schools and communities across the state.


If you enjoy the benefits that AVL brings to your school, college, library or home,

please take a few minutes to thank your local legislators for providing this resource for the

State of Alabama. A user name and password is not required on campus.  However, in rural areas,

a password may be required.  You may obtain a user name and password from Mrs. Blencowe.

Plagiarism Checker

Be sure to check your paper for plagiarism before you turn it in.  This is a free site.

Google Scholar

Good reliable sources for your research project.

Easy Bib

Use this tool to cite your sources.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Research any career and the steps necessary to achieve it.

OWL Purdue Writing Lab

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material,

and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the

community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects.

Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.

Library Catalog
CCHS Library Catalog

This link will enable you to search the library ahead of time for materials.  

It may be helpful when you are doing research or if you want to know if

a book is already checked out.  If you need any assistance, please see Ms. Blencowe.

*FYI:  You may download the free app on your smart phone or tablet.

Chilton/Clanton Public Library

If we don't have it in our library, maybe the Chilton Clanton Public Library does.  

Check it out!

Free Classic Audio Books

Free Classic Audio Books
Digital Narration for the Twenty-first Century

Listen and learn.  It is free and easy.

SYNC Free Summer Audiobooks

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Returning April 26 2018, SYNC will give away

two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes.

Sign up for email or text alertsand be first to know when new titles are available to download



Accelerated Reader
Renaissance Learning

Use this link to access your Accelerated Reader quizzes.  

The link is only accessible on campus and requires your user name and password.

Khan Academy

You can learn anything!  For free!

Merriam Webster Learner's Dictionary

The Science Dictionary

Free online science dictionary which queries multiple research sources for accurate scientific information.

World Atlas

Press a location on the map to start your expedition. Map Clip Art. A free collection of continent, country,

globe, usa and world images.

Crash Course

We create free, high-quality educational videos used by teachers and learners of all kinds. That's all we

want to do. After 200,000,000 views, it turns out people like this. And our videos aren't just for schools;

the majority of our viewers, around 60% - 70%, watch Crash Course without being currently enrolled in

an associated class. 

These are the series you can currently find on our channel: Chemistry, World History, Biology,

Ecology, US History, Psychology, Big History, Literature, Anatomy and Physiology,

Astronomy, Intellectual Property, U.S. Government & Politics, Economics, Philosophy,

Physics, and Games.

ACT Academy

ACT, the nonprofit best known for offering the ACT® test, the leading college readiness exam in the US,

created ACT Academy to help students improve their academic skills by giving them access to the

world's leading collection of online learning resources. ACT Academy is able to deliver an individualized

learning plan tailored to each student's particular academic needs.

Gutenburg Project
Gutenburg Project

Project Gutenberg offers over 53,000 free ebooks.

Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

National Geographic Photo of the Day

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words.  See for yourself.