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Sacramento Public Library

The public library has online:

  • Tutoring help
  • Practice SAT, PSAT and AP tests
  • ESL curriculum and citizen prep
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Job and career resources for students and adults
  • E-Books and Audio Books (need to download the overdrive app)
  • Book recommendations

In person it has:

A library card is needed access these resources, but library cards are free! To get a free library card, fill out an application and return it to the Foothill High School librarian, Ms. Edmond, or go in person to your nearest branch.  


To get to the Sacramento Public Library website, click on this link:

Web Site Smarts

Evaluating a Website Video

Power Point Evaluating WebSites

To start Website Evaluation go to Highland High's Library page:

Evaluating Websites - http://guides.libr ...more

Library Homepage

Library Catalog

To get to Foothill Library's Catalog, (OPAC) click on this link:


Foothill High - DATA BASES & E-Books





PASSWORD: foothillhs


PASSWORD: foothillhs





Crisis Hotlines

"A crisis is typically a moment of extreme emotional pain that gets in the way of living your everyday life."


Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 (available 24 hours a day, seven days a week)

Sacramento County Suicide Prevention Hotline: ​(916) 368-3111 or Toll Free (800) 273-8255 (Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

United States National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) (Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week)

  • To chat online with a national suicide hotline counsellor, click here
  • For the hearing impaired, contact the Lifeline by TTY at: 1-800-799-4889

Teen suicide hotline (Thursday's Child National Youth Advocacy Hotline):1-800-USA-KIDS (872-5437) (available 24 hours a day, seven days a week)

Trans Lifeline: (877) 565-8860 

  • Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. We run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Suicide Hotline (the Trevor Lifeline): 1-866-488-7386 (available 24 hours a day, seven days a week)

  • TrevorChat online chat (Available 7 days a week (12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PT).)
  • TrevorText text messaging: Text the word "Trevor" to 1-202-304-1200 (Available on Fridays (1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. PT)
  • The Trevor Project website:

Christian Suicide Prevention: Christian suicide hotline: 1-888-667-5947 or email (available 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. CT)

HopeLine: Call or Text 919-231-4525 or 877-235-4525



How good are you at fact checking?

There has been lots of news lately about how many students and adults lack the skills in fact checking the information they find on the Internet. Here are some links to a Stanford Study and a video ...more

The Role of the Teacher Librarian

Role of School Librarian & Common Core

What do Teacher Librarians Do?

What do Teacher Librarians Teach?

Look at the DIGITAL SKILLS our students will need 21st-century-DIGITAL skills-poster.pngto be successful 21st century students.

Informations/Explanatory Essay

Plagiarism - What is it? How do you avoid it? What is Copyright?

Click here for an animated slideshow reviewing the problem of plagiarism.

Take this quiz about plagiarism from Monash University:

From the University of Southern Mississippi's library a Plagiarism Tutorial to help you understand what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. This site includes a pretest, tutorial and post test.

COPYRIGHT - This site includes topics such as:: the history of copyright law; the relationship between copyright and innovation; fair use and its relationship to remix culture; peer-to-peer file sharing; and the interests of the stakeholders that ultimately affect how copyright is interpreted by copyright owners, consumers, courts, lawmakers, and technology innovators.

COPYRIGHT & FAIR USE - learn what they are and how to use materials properly -

Public Domain, Free Use & Copyleft Media - from Dulcinea, Librarians of the Internet -

LEGALLY RE-USEABLE MEDIA - A wiki with lots of resources dealing with fair use, copyright, avoiding plagiarism etc.


Videos discussing PLAGIARISM:
By Common Craft:
A Prezi about plagiarism:




Please remember to save all your work to your SCHOOL LOOP locker!app sl logo header.png
Do NOT save your work to the desktop - you may lose your work!

Sacramento Bee

Class ID: library_sacbee

Password: foothillhs


Access the online version of the Sacramento Bee 24 hours a day from any device that has Internet Access from August 23, 2018 to June 15, 2019. Once in the e-Edition of the Sacramento Bee, you can search topics from today's paper and from prior dates. 

Visual Resources - Videos, Newsreels etc.

The entire Associated Press Archive is now online at YouTube. What a great resource for teachers, librarians, and students working on research and/or visual literacy.

BRITISH MOVIETONE is arguably the world’s greatest newsreel archive, spanning the period 1895 – 1986. Shot on 35mm film, this global archive contains many of the world’s enduring images and is rich in coverage of news events, celebrities, sports, music, social history, science, lifestyle and quirky. It was the first newsreel to include sound, the first to use colour film, the first to break many exclusive stories, and is your first and last stop for newsreel footage. The collection is fully digitized and now available from AP Archive.
AMERICAN ARCHIVE - Discover historic programs of publicly funded radio and television across America. Watch and listen.
Discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world. Explore cultural treasures in extraordinary detail, from hidden gems to masterpieces.