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Welcome to the EDHS Library Website

2016-2017 Library Hours:

Monday 8:30- 2:45*

Tuesday 7:30- 2:45*

Wednesday 7:30- 3:30

Thursday 7:30- 3:30

Friday 7:30 - 2:45*

*The library is open Monday, Tuesday, and Friday during 6th period for class use only.



Databases and Online Resources
 These excellent resources provide reliable research information and each article has source citation information. Some can be accessed from home and some from school. Passwords are posted in the library or email Mrs. Guy at  lguy@pylusd.org
  • Student Resources In ContextStudent Resources In Context "Reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites."
From the Placentia Library:
 World Book Kids, Student, and Advanced are available; World Book Advanced is the high school level resource. Discover and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos are also available.
Open Access Database  http://doaj.org

Gale Virtual Reference Library 
El Dorado Library has a wonderful collection of online reference books from Gale.

  • American Decades, 10 Volume Set
  • Encyclopedia of World Biography, Edition 2, 17 Volume Set and Supplement, Volumes 18-23
  • Encyclopedia of Religion, Edition 2, 15 Volume Set
  • History Behind the Headlines, 6 Volume Set
  • UXL Encyclopedia of Alternative Energy, 3 Volume Set
  • UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs & Addictive Substances, 5 Volume Set
  • CaseBase 2
  • Novels For Students, 16 Volume Set
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 4th Edition, 6 Volume Set
  • New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, 6 Volume Set
  • Scholarships, Fellowships & Loans, 29th Edition,  3 Volume Set
  • American Law Yearbook, Edition 2011
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, 13th Edition,  5 Volume Set
  • Encyclopedia of Education, 2nd Edition, 8 Volume Set
  • Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film,  4 Volume Set


Placentia Library- Access to databases from school  

PYLUSD has partnered with the Placentia Library to provide teachers and students with online resources. To access the databases from school, click on the link below. To access these resources from home, teachers and students would need a Placentia Library card.



Yorba Linda Library- Access to databases from home 

El Dorado students with library cards have access to all Yorba Linda Public Library Databases.

To access the Yorba Linda Library databases go to


Click on the tab that says Teacher Features.

Scroll down and click Online Access For Yorba Linda Teachers

Enter the passwords, or use your library card number to log in.


  Google Docs and Google Drive

Students in the PYLUSD now have a district-issued Gmail account (@pylusd.org).

Students can access their Gmail accounts with the following username and password at mail.google.com

Password:  Date of Birth in MMDDYY format

To Register for EasyBib

El Dorado students have access to our newest research tool: EasyBib. 

Click on the link below to register. Use your Google Account email address and the Coupon Code for El Dorado. 


 EasyBib provides excellent student resources for research  http://content.easybib.com/students/


How to Create a Works Cited in Google Docs- Google Gooru