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Welcome to the Hamilton High School Library information page:
Click the link below to search the available print and audio-visual resources in the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) for HHS:
Hamilton High students may click here to log in to the HHS Follett Destiny Discover E-books using the same username and password that you use to login to the district network. Hamilton ISD faculty and staff have personal e-book log in information that may be obtained by contacting the librarian at kkrueger@hamiltonisd.org. If you are a guest, you may login to our e-book database using the username = hamisd and password = students and your access will be limited with no check out features available.
All of the following online resources require a login that is specific to our school. Click on the name of each database to get to the log in screen. An Online Services Brochure in your campus library or in your Google Classroom files will give you all usernames and passwords for each resource listed below.

World Book is no longer just an encyclopedia. It is a database of reliable, easy to use reference material that will aid students in getting all kinds of school assignments accomplished in record time! A Spanish encyclopedia and reference database is a choice once you have logged in to the HISD World Book database package.
BRITANNICA DIGITAL RESOURCES – Once logged in, you may select the level of learning that you prefer. Britannica is a comprehensive encyclopedia with primary source documents and lessons to help all learners and teachers get the most reliable information available anywhere on the web.


GALE DIGITAL RESOURCES— Information about any topic or assignment is here! Once you log in, read the description of each resource listed and decide which resource to use.
EBSCO DIGITAL RESOURCES — Try the Explora Secondary Schools link within this group of EBSCO resources for excellent school resource material for classwork and homework help. The Literary Reference Center can be a great help for English/Language Arts topics.
SIRS DISCOVERER - Search current events, pros and cons of issues, country facts & maps, and science fair topics to name just a few of the highlighted topics in this digit resource.
 TEACHING BOOKS - Books and authors come to life in this collection of book trailers, book guides, lesson plans and more!
 ADAM MATTHEW AMERICAN WEST -- Explore the fact and fiction of westward expansion in America from the early eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Browse a wide range of rare and original documents including printed books, journals, historic maps, periodicals, advertisements and more.
 ADAM MATTHEW DIGITAL AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORIES AND CULTURES -Explore manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals.