About the PHS Library
The Philomath High School Library is open during all periods of the school day, as well as before and after school to provide access to information and media resources for teachers and students and assistance in their use. Over 20 computers with access to the Internet and magazine databases are available as well as Research, Fiction, and non-Fiction collections of books and AV resources.
Books, Reference Resources and Videos
Go to the OSLIS databases.
The PHS Library subscribes and provides print copies of over 30 different magazine titles on a variety of topics. For online research and access to hundreds of other magazines, with articles available in their full-text form, we recommend you use OSLIS.
- Academic Search Elite - provides access to 1,700 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and much more. This database is recommended for most student research.
- MAS Ultra - provides access to general interest and current event magazines
- Health Source - recommended for research on a variety of health-related topics
- Business Source Elite - for research into business and industry
The PHS Library subscribes and provides print copies of the following newspapers:
- The Corvallis Gazette Times
- The Statesman Journal
- The Oregonian
For online research and access to regional, national, and international newspapers, we recommend you use the following databases:
Recommended Search Engines
Searching for information on the Internet can be aided by the use of reliable search engines. The following are recommended for student and teacher use:
General Search Engines and Directories
Specialized Search Engines and Directories
Links to other libraries
For further assistance ...
Contact the PHS Librarian, Susan Goodson, to set up an appointment for consultation and help. She is available during all hours of the school day as well as before and after school for research and technical assistance.