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Welcome to the Clatskanie Middle High School Library!


  Library Online Resources 



CMHS Library Catalog - Search our Destiny database to see what books are available at your Library!



AR Book Finder - Search Titles/Author/ISBN to see if a book has an AR Test.  Also check to see how many points your book is worth!



Renaisance Learning - Login to take AR, STAR Reading and STAR Math tests.




The Oregon Encyclopedia - The Oregon Encyclopedia provides definitive, authoritative information about the State of Oregon, including significant places, culture, institutions, events, and people.

The Oregon Encyclopedia is part of the Oregon Historical Society's Digital History Projects, in partnership with Portland State University and the Oregon Council of Teachers of English. The OE is also supported by the Oregon Cultural Trust through the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission, Willamette University, and the Oregon State Library.



Oregon Career Information System (CIS) - CMHS uses CIS with their students to assist them with the process of career and continued education planning.


Gale Databases - Search websites, magazines and news articles, ebooks, databases and multimedia for legit sources. (Requires password for home access)

These databases are supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.



MLA OR APA Citation Maker - Cite your source here!

These citation makers are supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.



Learning Express Library  - Tutorials to help with Microsoft Office Programs, basic computer instruction and academic and career success. LEL also offers practice tests for PSAT, SAT, GED and more.



Historic Oregon NewspapersOn this site you can search and access complete content for historic Oregon newspapers that have been digitized as part of the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP). 

This is made possible with the support of federal and state grants, the UO Libraries, and through private donations.




Learn to Research - Step by Step instructions on how to research.

This tool is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.



Answerland - Ask a Librarian... librarians from around the state of Oregon answer your questions via live chat, email or text message.   For free!



Abdo Digital - eBooks





Information Literacy - It is important!

Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

In June, Governor Kitzhaber proclaimed October 2012 Information Literacy Month in Oregon. This effort aligns with the National Forum on Information Literacy’s (NFIL) celebration of National Information Literacy Awareness Month in October.

Read where President Obama noted in the proclamation that made October 2009 National Information Literacy Awareness month: 


"In this increasingly global world of information, students must be taught to seek diverse perspectives gather and use information ethically, and use social tools responsibly and safely."

For more information on Information Literacy go to:

American Library Association (ALA) Information Literacy Competency Standards

American Association of School Libraries (AASL) Standards for the 21st Century Learner


Censorship and filtering of books fall under information literacy?  Sure do!

BANNED BOOKS - Read One Today!


This information provided by: OSLIS || Oregon State Library Information System ||



 Book Awards


Young Adult Library Service Association (YALSA)

Find information on our literary awards and booklists, as well as nomination forms (when available) and links to current and previous award winners or lists of titles.  Grade 9-12.

Newberry Medal Winners 1922 - Present 

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Young Readers Choice Awards  

The Young Reader's Choice Award is one of the most popular and successful Pacific Northwest Library Association programs.  It's the oldest and largest children's book choice award in the US.