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Wilcox Library Reference Desk

Got questions on how to find a library resource, or need help with research?  Click here for help.


Library Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:  7:20 to 4:00 p.m.

Late Start Wednesday: 9:00-4:00


Teacher-Librarian: Ms. Smoot

Library Asst: Mr. Santos

Phone: 408-423-2431

Wilcox High School Library

Creating a welcoming environment that fosters independent learning, critical thinking, and a love of reading.

Poetry Club First Annual Poetry Contest

Overdrive eBooks



Research-- Online Encyclopedias, and Articles Databases 

Gale Student Resources in Context, and Opposing Viewpoints in Context

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale World and US History Free Trial!


grolier.gifGrolier Online - Online encyclopedias by Grolier, including the Encyclopedia Americana, New Book of Knowledge, and the Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia.


Newsela - Find articles on a variety of topics.

Careers! : The Occupational Outlook Handbook - Excellent resource for searching for careers in the U.S., by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Colleges! : Big Future College Search - Provided by the College Board.

Colleges! : The College Navigator - Provided by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences.

Cite Your Sources! MLA Format Guides

EasyBib Citation GuideHelps you create your works cited page, most teachers prefer MLA style.

Citation Maker -Helps you create your works cited page.

Purdue OWL-Create paper and works cited in MLA style.


Other Resources - Register as a student and join your teachers' classes.

Search for Books!

Book Catalog   - Search for books, access databases and eBooks, see books checked out and RENEW your books, by clicking on My Account.


Teen Read Week - October 2017

Teen Read Week is around the corner! 
See our Teen Read Week 2017 selections HERE.