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EDHS Online Resources

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. Our mascot is the password.
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



 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


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




The Reference Desk

 The Britannica Concise    

 Columbia Encyclopedia



 Books may be checked out by bringing the book to the checkout counter along with student identification card. There is a limit of six books checked out to one individual at a time. The photocopier in the library is available for students to make copies. Copies are 15 cents per page. Please ask for help at the circulation counter.Copies of EDHS textbooks are available at the checkout counter for use in the library. To borrow a textbook students must leave their ID cards at the desk. The ID card will be returned when the textbook is brought back to the circulation counter. The library staff is happy to serve the needs of students, staff, and parents of the El Dorado community. Please come by for a visit.