Broken Arrow High School Media Center
Kathryn Thomas, BAHS Media Specialist
Broken Arrow High School media center is an active library with an open-door policy. The media center strives to empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users and creators of information. The media center staff assists teachers and students with all reference needs from planning technology use to class projects and research needs.
Frequently Used Resources
BAHS Library Catalog - Search the high school book collection, including our ebooks.
ebook Reference Sets - 20 different sets of reference books are now available to BAHS students and staff. These may be accessed online as well as sent to an ereader. See the librarians for a password to access ebooks away from school.
EBSCO - Offers a broad range of full text and bibliographic databases designed for user needs and preferences at every level of research, with over 300 full text and secondary databases available indexing magazine, journal, and newspaper articles.
Opposing Viewpoints - Online resource covering today’s hottest social issues. Opposing Viewpoints helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
Pro-Con Website - This site promotes critical thinking, education, and informed citizenship by presenting controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan, primarily pro-con format. Pro-Con.org researches issues that they feel are controversial and important, and work to present them in a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward format at no charge on their website.