The City Honors Librarian is Mrs. Melisa Holden.
The City Honors Library is here to support the students and the staff of a very unique school. The Library's mission is to ensure that students and staff become life-long users of information and ideas. The Library is a place where students can:
For the most up-to-date Library Resources, please visit Mrs. Holden's Teacher Page.
If you are in need of some ideas on how to study, take notes, give an oral presentation, write a paper that will make you proud, etc., check out some of these links…
The Elements of Style
William Strunk’s small, yet essential, volume on the basics of writing – “You must know the rules in order to break them.”
Writing with Sources
Harvard University has put together this website to give information on integrating sources into a paper, deciding when--and when not--to cite, choosing a citation style, and avoiding plagiarism. Essay Info: Essay Writing Center
This site offers a bevy of tips on writing all sorts of essays, including expository, critical, as well as admissions essays. It is touted as being for “anyone who wants to write better.”
The Writing Center
Harvard Writing Center has put together a site that links to all of the handouts it gives to its students. An excellent source with everything from revising the draft to how to read an assignment.
CollegeBoard.com – Essay Writing Tips: Write an Effective Application Essay
This excellent source offers do’s and don’t’s in writing college admission essays, and offers links to such articles as “Three Steps to a Great Essay: You, in 500 Words or Less” and “Recipe for a Draft.”
One of the most important steps in your research process is to cite your sources (tell your teacher where you got your information). In college you will be required to cite your sources all the time, so let's get prepared now!
Luckily, it is as easy as ever to cite your sources, as you can do it online.
No one has an excuse not to cite!