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SEARCH THE RHS CATALOG
There are many great books added to the collection every day! Don't hesitate to use print resources for your Composition paper. Remember to use the Index in the back of the book to quickly get to the information you need.
SIRS Knowledge Source
SIRS® Issues Researcher helps students make sense of the world by offering relevant, credible resources that tell the whole story on major issues and world conflicts of the day. Start with SIRS Issues Researcher for background and current analysis necessary for research and understanding of 330+ current and pervasive Leading Issues.
Analysis and opinions cover the pros, cons, and everything in between on the most researched and debated social issues. Editorially created Topic Overview pages help build solid foundations for understanding the issue. Critical Thinking and Information Literacy skills are promoted through engaging Essential Questions with answers, and viewpoint articles.
Offers more than 2,000 full-text sources, with improved functionality, and a fun and easy-to-use search interface. Includes magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips.
These databases are available to Nebraska residents at no cost. For the password, type in your license number or the Ralston HS code. For the school code, consult RH Library staff.
Newspapers and Social Media
AllSides displays the news as it is covered from a breadth of perspectives. That includes different perspectives on the same story, as well as different opinions on the day's top stories. We also seek to provide context, revealing debate on the underlying issues and other helpful background.
Comprehensive up-to-date news coverage, aggregated from sources all over the world.
Slate is a daily magazine on the Web. Founded in 1996, we are a general-interest publication offering analysis and commentary about politics, news, business, technology, and culture. Slate's strong editorial voice and witty take on current events have been recognized with numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award for General Excellence Online.
Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information
Wikipedia - To Use or Not to Use
Ralston High School Media Center Hours
The RHS Media Center is open school days from 7:40 a.m. until 3:45 p.m.