Welcome to the Bishop Ludden Library
The library is open for use by individual students from study hall, lunch, or class (with teacher permission). The Library is a place for students to work on projects and homework, get extra help from teachers, and to check out the wonderful world of literature. Our librarian is ready to help students with any homework problems and project ideas. Donations are always accepted to further expand our library.
- While in the library, students are expected to be engaged in schoolwork requiring use of library resources (i.e. computers, book collection, periodicals, reference, etc).
- Students are expected to abide by the Bishop Ludden Code of Student Conduct and all other Bishop Ludden rules.
- Students are expected to abide by the Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Syracuse Agreement for Internet Access by Students.
MLA Writing and Citation Help
MLA CITATION AND WRITING GUIDES
- Ms. Kreis’ Citation “Cheat Sheet”
- Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
The OWL is an extensive guide to writing within the MLS guidelines. This site offers instruction on MLA formatting as well as citing. Also, this site has been updated to cover MLA 2009 updates (7th ed.).
A writing guide to help you with research, brainstorming, writing a paper, and formatting citations.
Databases and Useful Sites
- Gale Corp LitFinder
See Mrs. Babcock for the information.
- Grolier On-Line
Use our old username and password for this site.
- The Big Chalk E-Library
We have a new user name and password.
- World Book
This is a fantastic set of databases.
Same password and user name as last year.
- Library of Congress – Historical Photography Database
- Standford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
What is LitFinder?
LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.
What is NOVELny?
NOVELNY is a statewide virtual library provided free to the public by the New York State Library. It is currently a project funded through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). New York Library Initiative is an important statewide funding initiative currently before the Legislature that seeks permanent state funding and continued support for NOVELNY.