Southwestern  Schools Library

Home of the Piasa Birds

Technology Corner

Creative Commons -  convenient access to search services provided by other independent organizations

Paper Writing Tool great resource for typing papers with citations

Poster My Wall  - great for creating posters or school assignments

Research Help

This Gale Researching Database link has two researching sites. "Student Resources in Context" & "Kids InfoBits" are made available to all for doing school research projects. The site also includes an EasyBib link for correctly citing sources and a link to the Library of Congress web page.

Student Resources in Context           Kids InfoBits

For Elementary Students

Homework Help

Math Help via YouTube



Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Noodle Tools Online      ReadWriteThink      Discovery Education                                                           

Reading Guidance

Dewey Decimal System

Non Fiction Reading - See Abdo link below

Library Links

Math and Spelling Help

Google for Kids

Whoos Reading - Reading & Writing Comprehension

Internet Safety - for students 5-17

NetSmartz Kids Social Media & Internet Guides


   Internet Safety for Middle Schoolers

Abdo Digital Books
  username: SW District E-Books             password: PiasaBirds

Parent Tutorial

Homeworkaholic Online:

Cyberbulling - Please watch this video!