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Library

The Health Careers High School Library has over 15,000 volumes in our collection. We subscribe to many online databases, including several specializing in science and medicine. (Please see the library staff for remote access passwords.)

Our hours of operation are:

8:15-4:45 Monday-Friday       

If you have questions, please call (210) 397-5438 or email Kerri Mack, Librarian.  



HCHS Library Wiki

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Come here for pathfinders, flash cards, and other fun things. This page is updated frequently.

Online Catalog

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Online access to HCHS's library catalog

Main Portals for Databases

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Main portal for ProQuest K-12 databases
Main portal for all Gale databases
Main portal to access all Facts on File databases.
Main portal to access all EBSCO databases.

Links to Special Databases

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Provides current articles exploring social, political, and global issues
Direct link to 2 ProQuest databases focusing on The Arts
Multi topic database
This database provides online access to all of Gale's Opposing Viewpoints print series.
Pro/Con database from EBSCO
Biographical database from EBSCO
Database for test preparation. Take practice PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP, TAKS, and other tests.

Links to Literature Databases

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Direct link to 2 ProQuest databases focusing on Literature & Language
Literature database from Gale
Database of ebooks based on literary topics and people-click on Literature link
Literature database from Facts On File

Links to Science and Medical Databases

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Direct link to 2 ProQuest databases focusing on Science & Technology
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.
Indepth science database from Gale
Direct link to 3 ProQuest databases focusing on Health & Medicine
Provides clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.

Links to History and Social Sciences Databases

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Direct link to 2 ProQuest databases focusing on History
A global approach to facilitate the study of countries, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills.
Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.
Covers the important people, events, legislation, and issues relevant to the study of women's history in the United States.
Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history from mid-15th century to the present.
Provides expansive and in-depth information on the people, events, and topics important to the study of African-American history.
Offers thorough access to more than 15,000 years of Native American culture, history, and heritage.
Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
Direct link to 3 ProQuest databases focusing on Social Sciences

Links to Business and Newspaper Databases

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Direct link to 2 ProQuest databases focusing on Business
Direct link to 5 ProQuest databases focusing on News & Newspapers

eBooks

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Access point for HCHS Gale hosted eBooks
Access point for HCHS Marshall Cavendish hosted eBooks

Events

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Library 8/30/2013 8:30 AM
Library 11/21/2013 8:30 AM
Library 2/6/2014 8:30 AM
Library 4/16/2014 8:30 AM

Documents

Title Filename Modified
School Store List.pdf 9/19/2009
Library Rules and Policies.pdf 10/4/2008