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Piedmont Hills Library

Library Media Teacher
Hi, I am Mr. Truong, the new librarian at Piedmont.  I will be splitting my time between Piedmont and James Lick.  Before becoming a librarian I was teaching history, government, and economics at Evergreen Valley High. 

 

Hours of Operation

I will be on Campus Mondays and Tuesdays and some Fridays. I am open during brunch and lunch and 15 minutes before and after school.  

 

Books and Catalog

Books are checked out for a three-week period and may be renewed if needed.  We also have reference materials as well as a wide selection of books.   

 

Research Databases:
Databases contain high quality, organized information from reference books, magazines, journals, video clips and more.  It is like having access to a huge
library.  You cannot access most of this information on the Web via a Web search engine.  

Opposing Viewpoints (especially good when you need to persuade or contrast positions)
Science in Context (fascinating scientific information in multiple media formats)
Student Resources in Context  (everything else, all grouped by subject area and format)

Search the Catalog

Search the Database

If you are searching outside of the schools network you will need a password to login.  The password is: piedmont

Other Resources

Library Staff

Thoai Truong

Library Media Teacher
Email: truongt@esuhsd.org

Phone: (408) 347-3865

 

Willy Fabros

Support Services Technician
Email: fabrosw@esuhsd.org

Phone: (408) 347-3833

Reserve The Library

Look at the library calendar to see if there is an opening for that day.  Send me an email to Truongt@esuhsd.org and I will schedule you in.  I am also available on Mondays and Tuesdays to demonstrate how to use the database, look for information, and to collaborate with fellow teachers.

Resources

Citation Resources:

     BibMe         EasyBib

     Purdue Online Writing Lab

     UMUC Library

 

News Outlets

     New York Times   

     Associated Press

     PBS News Hour

     National Public Radio

     British Broadcasting Co.

     Aljazeera     

 

Magazines:

     National Geographic

     Scientific American

 

Libraries:

     Library of Congress

     New York Public Library

     San Jose Public Library