Virtual Reference Desk
Scholarly, credible websites
This site provides links to accurate and scholarly resources. The links are organized by subject matter (i.e. Art & Photography), theme (i.e. Social Justice), or type of resource (i.e. Encyclopedias). Below is the Table of Contents of subjects, themes, and types of resource; click on the heading to go to the post of links.
If you are dubious about why you should use these links rather than google, read this article, which provides insight into how encylopedias are created and why sites like wikipedia are not of equal value.
If you notice dead links or have suggestions to add, please contact Ms. Kantor ASAP.
You must be on an LAUSD campus computer to link to any site with an asterisk (*).
For 24/7 online help for all your research needs, go to Ask a Librarian . You can choose a library by country or state.
LAUSD's Digital Library
For teachers: how to access the Digital Library links (all links with a *) from home.
Essay Topics (Controversial Issues)
Help for this page by Athena Greece Librarians and many, many of my talented colleagues.