How to view an eclipse.

Navigate the WHS homepage

What's on the homepage? Learn how to find the catalog, the digital resources, and what's a pathfinder, anyway?

Find something in the catalog

Did you know you can look for resources in our online catalog from anywhere with Internet access? You don't have to be in school to check the catalog. Watch this short video and learn how to do a basic search for books or audio-visual materials.

Access and use e-books

An e-book is an actual, printed book that has been digitized so that you can search and read it online. You can access our e-book collection from anywhere you have Internet access. You will need the yellow sheet of library passwords in order to use the e-books off campus.

Access and search databases

A database is a collection of articles, books, even multimedia productions. These are published items you can cite for a paper or presentation; most of these sources cannot be accessed "for free" on the Internet. Watch our screencast of how to search the Infotrac database.

Find primary sources . . .

in Proquest Historical Newspapers. A primary source was created at the time of an event. Watch this screencast and learn how to find newspaper articles written between 1851 and 2001 in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Boston Globe and the Washington Post//.

Use Noodlebib

Need to create a bibliography for a paper or presentation? Use Noodlebib to keep track of sources, put them in alphabetical order, make sure your citations are complete.**

Thanks to the Exploratorium in San Francisco, CA for allowing the use of its photograph on how to view an eclipse.