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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.

Online Reference Desk

Library Hours

Monday, Tuesday, and Friday:  7:10 to 4:00 p.m.

Thursday: 7:10 to 3:30 p.m.

Late Start Wednesday: 7:10-3:30


Teacher-Librarian: Ms. Smoot

Library Media Asst: Ms. Biggs

Phone: 408-423-2431

Wilcox High School Library

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

Overdrive eBooks

Enjoy E books

Cartoon character flying   Sora is the new app from Overdrive that is user friendly!

Sora App Video

Ebook Central

Research-- Online Magazine Articles and Scholarly Journals Databases, Britannica Online Encyclopedia, CultureGrams

Gale student resources in context     gale opposing viewpoints in context

Pro quest     research companion    SIRS knowledge source

Britannica School High       SIRS Discoverer        Elibrary

Britannica Esoclar Online

  Culture Grams

Gale Virtual Reference Library


Newsela - Find articles on a variety of topics and at your reading level.

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 2018

Teen Read Week is around the corner! 
See our Teen Read Week 2018 selections Here.
Teen read week