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Student Projects: The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby Blog

EBSCO Literary Reference Center

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POWER Library

The Sublime Cluelessness of Throwing Lavish Great Gatsby Parties


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Digital Public Library of America

Library of Congress

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Research databases

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World Book Online

Top Reasons to Use Databases

John Green on The Great Gatsby, Part 1

John Green on The Great Gatsby, Part 2

John Green on Gatsby's American Dream

John Green on Living The Dream in The Valley of Ashes

Gale in Context High School

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Gale Artemis

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The Great Gatsby DPLA

Gale Virtual Reference Library

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The Serious Superficiality of The Great Gatsby

Click the image for interesting New Yorker article.

Salem History

Purdue Owl MLA Formatting & Style Guide

Formatting a Research Paper -MLA

How Do I Log-in?

You are already logged-in when you are at school.  To access these resources from home or anywhere else, see below:

Destiny (library catalog): 

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Databases and Encyclopedias:

World Book and JSTOR use the username: sun, and password: valley.   

Gale in Context High School, Gale Literary Sources and Gale Virtual Reference Center use the ID: sunvalley (notice there is no space).

Ebsco Explora, History Reference Center, Literary Reference Center, Science Reference Center and Ebsco Ebooks use the username: sun, and the password: valley2022!  

All of the other databases are provided through POWER Library, which allows you to sign up for a free eCard to use their eResources or you can enter your public library card number.  If you don't have a public library card, you can sign up for one to access their large collection of ebooks, audiobooks, emagazines and their databases.  Fill out this form and they'll send you a card number ASAP.

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