Renate Bose, Library Assistant
Lee De Groft, Librarian
April Knowles, Librarian

Monday – Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Friday 7:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Remember – you can access our online resources via our website 24 hours a day/7 days a week!

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In person and online help for your research needs. Get database instruction, help with citations or with choosing a topic. Email or make an appointment in person.

Library Information

Our Databases

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Resource Links
  • Online Practice Driving Tests  Through a partnership with, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, students at Jamestown High School can access free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests.
  • Databases through the Williamsburg Regional Library
    All WJCC students now have access to more than 50 databases available online through the Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL).  No library card is needed.  When prompted to enter a library card barcode number at any of the databases, enter “wjcc” followed immediately by your school id number.  Example: wjcc10000111. If you do not know your school id it is listed on your StudentVue under Student Info. You may also get it from Library staff.
  • Office 365 login information.  Your new login will be first initial, last initial and the last five digits of your student number.   Example: ad10056.  Your username is followed by  Example:  Your password is your network password, either student id or the password you created when you created your new network account this year.
  • College Prep Center: Online Practice PSAT, ACT, SAT & AP Tests and Tutorials (No library card needed to register)
  • Digital Citizenship/Common Sense Media Assessment

Copyright-Free Audio Resources:

Copyright-Free Image Resources (check each website for terms):

Poetry Resources
Presentation Platform Options

Presntation Platforms Chart

WeVideo Code: Check with your teacher for school login information to get premium access.

We Video Instructions

Other Presentation Options:

Animoto: Free accounts make 60 second videos.  Librarians can make you an educational account with premium features.


  1. Go to
  2. Click on Office365 and log in
  3. Accept the terms and conditions
  4. School/Teacher Name: jamestownhs
  5. Access Key: jhseagles
  6. Recommended: Record your login information

Prezi: Create free public account.  Templates available or create your own. Add images, video, etc.  Share via link, download as pdf or prezi portable file.

Literature Resource Guides
Career Exploration Resources
Current Science Articles
ELL and Spanish Language Resources in the Library

School Databases: JHS has a number of databases that have translate and text-to-speech features.  Once translated, the audio is available in that language.  Most of these databases allow you to download MP3 files.  No login is required at school.  If you are off-site, please see the Library page for Offsite Database access for login information.

World Book Online World Book Online is a comprehensive encyclopedia. It includes a text to speech button with two speed settings. World Book Online includes encyclopedia articles, a dictionary, tables, Back in Time, Special Reports, websites, resource guides, Teaching with Documents, maps, images, sounds, videos & animations, and historical maps.

World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos offers World Book’s content in Spanish. It includes a Spanish visual dictionary, bilingual features, resources for people, places, science, mathematics, world religions, plants & animals, history & government, the arts, and sports & recreation.

Culturegrams Experience the world through extensive cultural information on more than 200 countries. Culturegrams features photo galleries, flags, cultural terms, slideshows, national anthems, videos, Average Person Infographic, interviews with native children and adults from countries around the world, recipes, biographies of famous people for each country, a currency converter, teaching activities, text-to-speech capability, and printable maps.

WRL Databases All WJCC students have access to the many databases through the Williamsburg Regional Library.  They should login with the username wccc plus their student id instead of a library barcode number.  Most of these databases also have translate features.

Mango Languages Login with wjcc plus the student id number.  Students can create accounts and track progress or randomly.  Over 44 languages are available.  Special resources include movies that allow students to engage with dialogue, grammar, etc., as well as specialized modules, including texting in Spanish and Romance in French.

Spanish Language Books via the Library:  There are over 800 spanish language books available from other WJCC schools.  To find them, access the Online Catalog link use the search terms “spanish language” and under location, choose Williamsburg-James City County Schools.  You may request any book in the district, just see your librarians.

The following titles are available in the Jamestown Library.

Signing in fourteen languages : a multilingual dictionary of 2,500 American Sign Language words.
Call #: 419 PRO Proctor, Claude O.
Published 2000

Bendíceme, Última
Call #: 468 ANA Anaya, Rudolfo A.
Published 1994

Cassellʾs Spanish-English, English-Spanish dictionary = Diccionario español-inglés, inglés-español.
Call #: 468 CAS
Published 1978

Larousse concise dictionary : Spanish-English, English-Spanish
Call #: 468 LAR [editors/redacción, Antonio Fortin … [et al.]].
Published 2009

Practical Spanish grammar : a self-teaching guide
Call #: 468.2 PRA Prado, Marcial, 1933-
Series: Wiley self-teaching guides
Published 1997

De Chirico
Call #: 759.5 DE general editor, José María Faerna ; translated from the Spanish by Diane Cobos ; [editor, English-language edition, Sarah Burns].
Series: Great modern masters
Published 1995

Guerra de quinceañeras
Call #: F ALE Alegría, Malín.
Published 2013

Los juegos del hambre
[ Book ] Call #: F COL Collins, Suzanne.
Published 2012
Interest Level: Young Adult

Correr o morir
[ Book ] Call #: F DAS Dashner, James, 1972-
Series: Maze runner.
Published 2010
Interest Level: Young Adult

Hush, hush
Call #: F FIT Fitzpatrick, Becca.
Published 2014

[ Book ] Call #: F GRA Grant, Vicki.
Series: Orca soundings
Published 2009
Interest Level: Young Adult

El blanco
Call #: F HAR Harvey, Sarah N., 1950-
Published 2010

Trece sobres azules
Call #: F JOH Johnson, Maureen, 1973-
Published 2016

Matar un ruiseñor
Call #: F LEE Lee, Harper.
Published 2011

Call #: F MCN McNeil, Gretchen.
Published 2015

El ladrón del rayo
Call #: F RIO Riordan, Rick.
Series: Percy Jackson y los dioses del Olimpo ; libro 1o
Published 2010

Bajo el cielo eterno
Call #: F ROS Rossi, Veronica.
Published 2012

Call #: F ROU Roux, Madeleine, 1985-
Published 2014

[ Book ] Call #: F STE Stevenson, Robin, 1968-
Series: Orca soundings
Published 2012
Interest Level: Young Adult

En el bosque
Call #: F STE Stevenson, Robin, 1968-
Published 2012

Al límite
Call #: F WAL Walters, Eric, 1957-
Published 2010

The Oxford Spanish dictionary : Spanish-English/English-Spanish
Call #: R 463.21 OXF chief editors Beatriz Galimberti Jarman, Roy Russell ; senior editors Carol Styles, Stephanie Parker, Cristina Hülskamp = El diccionario Oxford : Espa
Published 1994

The Oxford-Duden pictorial Spanish and English dictionary.
Call #: R 468 OXF
Published 1995

Furr - Research links
Information Literacy
WeVideo Directions

WeVideo is an online video editor with advanced features including green screen capability, collaborative use and more. ***WeVideo works only on Chrome.  Do not use Internet Explorer, it does not support the program***

Teachers will give you login information when they assign a project to access the school’s premium edition of WeVideo. If  you want to use for personal reasons, create your own free account.

Green Screen Color Code: If you are using the Chroma Key (green screen) in WeVideo, the color code for our green screen is 459D43.

We Video Instructions

You can also download the app and record directly from your phone.

WRL Database Overviews and Lessons

Expanded Academic Overview and Lesson

Expanded Academic Socrative Activity or download and use free app.  Enter Room “Library21” to begin activity.

Expanded Academic Kahoot review, enter game pin 193892 or use the free app.  There might be a prize for the high scorer….

Mrs. Poole’s Bill of Rights Project

Mrs. Poole’s Bill of Rights Project

18th Amendment Example

Know Your Rights: Guide to the United States Constitution

Cornell Law School Annotated Constitution

Annenberg Classroom (Search by amendments in the search bar)

Interactive Constitution (Contains interactive content for Amendments 1-15)

Heritage Guide to the Constitution (Click on the amendment you are researching on the left, then click on the essay links on the right for explanations and related cases)

PBS: The Supreme Court

Bill of Rights Institute

Supreme Court Historical Society

Your Fourth Amendment Rights and Landmark Cases

Your First Amendment Rights and Landmark Cases

Google Scholar

Noodletools Citation Site
AP Human Resources
3D Printing

3D Printing Resources 
*Use Google Chrome*

These websites are a great place to get started.  Be creative!  Once you have designed something you would like to print – save the file to your network drive.

Find premade objects to print in Thingiverse! Make sure you read the notes and comments sections for extra printing tips. No username/passwords needed. Use Google Chrome!

Use 3D shapes to create objects that you can then print. You must make a free account before using the site. However, the teacher can make one account and the whole class can log into that account at the same time.
Tinkercad Tutorial
Gallery of premade, customizable objects-

Online converter
Use this website to convert image files to .svg files. This lets you upload the .svg image to TinkerCad to make it a 3D design.

– Make something in Word, use the “Snipping Tool” to take a picture of it, use Online Converter to turn it into a .svg file, and upload to Tinkercad to turn it into a 3D design.
– Draw something on paper, take a picture of it, use Online Converter to turn it into a .svg file, and upload to Tinkercad to turn it into a 3D design.