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Online Resources

Teachers and students please take advantage of the Orange County Public Library by getting your free library card.

Please email your favorite links to us at westminsterhighlibrary@gmail.com.


General WHS Library Resources

Westminster High School Library Website

Westminster High School Library Blog

The Gale Group Username and Password: west60137

Gale Literary Index (free) 

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Username: hbuhsd Password: surfcity

Accelerated Reader and Star

Login as: Student

User Name: ID number
Password: first initial, last initial ID number

Orange County Public Library


Orange County Public Library

Orange County Public Library Application

Orange County Public Library Online Databases

Library of Congress

Library of Congress Digital Reference Section

Library Standards

American Association of School Librarians – Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.

California Department of Education School Library Standards

AASL: Essential Links

History/Social Science Sources

ABC Clio World Geography Online Username: lions1 Password: golions

Internet History Sourcebooks Project – Paul Halsall

Khan Academy (Offers over 2400 free videos from arithmetic to physics, and finance)


United Nations

Awesome Stories: History

Language Arts

Writing Center Handouts and Links

Bartleby.com Great Books Online

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)


Reading and Book Selection Source

Library Association or ALA

Battle of the books

FVHS Book Blog 

Stephen Krashen

Krashen from 2004 presentation….http://www.sdkrashen.com/articles/pac5/all.html

Research Guide

Outstanding books for the College Bound and Lifetime Learners

Teens Read Too

Sustained Silent Reading

Response to Criticism of SSR

Link to Mrs. Rice Wiki page of SSR

National Reading Panel, SSR findings and more

Stephen Krashen

Textbook links


Textbook Links from FVHS


Norman Rockwell Digital Art Collection


Miscellaneous Amazing Sites

Teacher Resources

Digital Librarian

Westminster High School’s OCAD (Orange County Academic Decathlon)


Test Prep Links


California Department of Education

Math Released Test Questions

English Released Test Questions

Live Binders

Internet 4 Classrooms 

 California School Library Association: Tutorials


Free Printables from Education Oasis

Graphic Organizers