RBHS Online Resources Page

Riverside Brookfield High School Web Site

Research Curriculum Website
resources, lessons, timelines

Library Links


Other Search Tools

Educational Games

Google Apps for Ed

Library catalog - search for materials in our own school library

SWAN - search for a book from other area libraries. If you find one you wish to borrow, contact an RBHS librarian to have it delivered to the school.

Curriculum Pages - assignments, WebQuests, and lists of resources - created by RB teachers and librarians

Bulldog Abe Readers Blog - Join our 2012 reading contest by reading some (or all!) of this year's Abraham Lincoln Illinois High School Book Award nominees. Prizes to be won!

Bulldog Banana Bread - Mrs. Duell's blog- find out what I'm reading, take a poll, learn about upcoming events in the library, etc.

Specialized Resources - Username and password required:

Skyward Family and Student Access





Adult Tech Class 5/5/09 (Social Networking)

Research Database Subscriptions

Gale Reference


The new and improved Student Resource Center!
find magazine articles, reference materials, and multimedia
E-books for a variety of subjects
Zoology students, rejoice!
literary criticism, author biographies, plot summaries, analysis, and more
CQ Reports
monthly in-depth, non-biased, comprehensive reports and analysis of issues in the news
Similar to CQ Researcher in its in-depth reports and analysis, but this database extends to issues of concern around the world

Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times

Access World News


newspapers from around the world

with statistics and news from newspapers, magazines, transcripts, historical documents, and a science encyclopedia

Social Studies databases

Understanding controversy and society
Understanding conflict and society
Explore a topic, or analyze events, ideas, movements..
Covers 1350 - present
Covers 1500 - present
Covers prehistory - 1500

Teen Health & Wellness

variety of topical issues, including stress, peer pressure, suicide, divorce, and others


Don't forget to cite your sources!!!

Practice Works Cited using this worksheet
Citation Machine
Fill in the information, and this website will create either MLA or APA style bibliography. One source at a time.
Learn HOW to cite lots of sources
using EasyBib's online e-book
EasyBib: the bibliography maker
Creates correctly formatted Works Cited in MLA format only. Compiles entire Works Cited in a running list.
Need some support for your persuasive speech or paper?  Try one of these statistical websites Evaluate websites you use
Is the information
accurate? written by an authority on the subject? biased?
Copyright/Plagiarism Information for Teachers
Purdue Online Writing Lab

MLA Style

MLA Sample Works Cited Page

MLA In-Text Citations: The Basics      MLA Works Cited Page: Basic Format    MLA Works Cited: Electronic Sources (Web Publications)

APA Style

APA Sample Reference List (from Vanier College)

APA In-Text Citations: The Basics     APA Reference List: Basic Rules      APA Reference List: Electronic Sources (Web Publications)

last updated 11/11