These links are generally used by classes that visit the library for research. This page is in the process of replacing the links that have historically appeared on the library catalog's homepage. To visit a specific list of links, select a button. Every browser also has a way to do a keyword search of a page.
Frequently Used Links at Woodbury
Woodbury Library Catalog - search for print books and digital resources
Follett Shelf Link (eBooks) - username: student number password: legal first name
Accelerated Reader - username: first letter of first name, first letter of last name, student number password: student number
Campus Portal - username: student number password: first letter of your first name, first letter of your last name, two digits for the month you were born, two digits for the day you were born, four digits for the year you were born. If you get stuck logging in, see Mrs. Chadwick in the main office.
Google - username: first name (up to eight letters) . infinite campus ID @ nv.ccsd.net - password: Visit the Woodbury Google Portal for grade level specific passwords and detailed instructions
The Whitney Branch of the Las Vegas Clark County Library District is Woodbury's closest public library.
DatabasesThese resouces work on compus without passwords. Passwords are provided for off-campus use and are only for Woodbury students and teachers.
ABC-CLIO Social Studies Databases - username: clarkstudent password: clarkstudent
Culture Grams - username: Nevada password: silver
EBSCO - username: ccsd password: bighorn
Learning Express username: user created password: user created
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale) and eBooks - choose Woodbury MS password: longhorn
TeachingBooks - username: ccsd password: ccsd
World Book Online - username: ccsd2 password: ccsd2
Aztec, Inca, and Maya
World Book has an amazing overview of everything Aztec. Visit World Book and choose Advanced. Then do a search for “Aztec.”
ABC-CLIO offers an overview of the Aztec Empire. Visit ABC-CLIO Social Studies Databases and do a search for “Aztec Empire” and then select World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras.
AZTEC-HISTORY.COM offers a great overview of everything Aztec
Ancient History Encyclopedia has a good introduction to the ball game of the Aztecs
The Wikipedia article on the Aztec offers a thorough overview
World Book has an amazing overview of everything Inca. Visit World Book and choose Advanced. Then do a search for “Inca.”
Ancient History Encyclopedia has a very good introduction to the Inca
ABC-CLIO offers an overview of the Inca. Visit ABC-CLIO Social Studies Databases and do a search for “Inca Empire” and then select World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras.
The Wikipedia article on the Inca offers a thorough overview. Do a search for “Inca Empire.”
Scholastic’s Global Trek offers an overview of Inca civlization
World Book has an amazing overview of everything Mayan. Visit World Book and choose Advanced. Then do a search for “Maya.”
The Wikipedia article on the Maya offers an excellent overview. Do a search for “Maya civilization.”
Canadian Museum of History site on the Maya Civilization provides a good overview of people, geography, religion, writing, and math
Michielb.nl’s site on the Maya explores the calendar, math, writing, astronomy
Mayaland Resorts page on Chichen Itza offers an overview of the building with photos
chichenitzaruins.org’s page explains the Mayan ball game
History.com offers a good overview of Mayan civilization
Ancient Maya Engineering offers an overview of structural engineering, hydrology, and mathematics.
GENERAL RESEARCH SITES
Drugs and Alcohol (TeensHealth)
SITES ON SPECIFIC DRUGS
World Book Online > advanced: Do searches like “geothermal energy” and “nuclear energy.”
Opposing Viewpoints in Context: Do searches like “wind energy pros and cons” and “nuclear energy pros and cons.”
energy4me Energy Source Comparison: This site does a quick comparison of solar energy, wind energy, hydropower, natural gas, petroleum, coal, nuclear, geothermal. Make sure to click the topics at the bottom of the page under “Additional Resources” for in-depth information.
Wikipedia: Do searches like “petroleum,” “coal,” and “wind power.”
European Passport Project
Conquistadors: Cortés, Pizarro, Orellana, & Cabeza de Vaca