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Dothan High School Online Public Access Catalog

OPAC is an Online Public Access Catalog that shows the resources available for checkout at all of the Dothan City Schools. You simply click on the word "Display" beside the school you wish to search. You may email or call a media specialist to check on a particular resource or to reserve it for checkout.

Houston-Love Memorial Library Online Public Access Catalog

Online Public Access Catalog for Houston-Love Memorial Library. You can search for resources online and determine availability.

Alabama Virtual Library

The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the state of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. Through the AVL, an equitable core of information sources are available to every student and citizen in Alabama, raising the level of excellence in schools and communities across the state. Students can receive a login and password through the media center. Parents interested in a card may obtain theirs from the public library. There is no charge for the card.


Infoplease is a comprehensive reference source that combines the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas, and several almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records. A single search engine allows you to search all these sources at once.

OWL - Online Writing Lab

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.  Students conducting research will find this resource very valuable. There is good information on MLA citation and format style.


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Citation Machine

This website automatically generates citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, and thousands more!


Generate citations in MLA, APA & Chicago formats for your bibliography


This website aims to provide a personalized learning experience, mainly built on the videos which are hosted on YouTube.  You can learn anything. For free. For everyone. Forever.


ALEX, a project of the Alabama Department of Education, is designed to index and share many types of educational materials and information through a time-saving, one-stop resource for educators, parents, and students.  The majority of these rich resources (lesson plans, Web links, and interactive activities) are located and connected to the Alabama Courses of Study by National Board Certified Teachers. By sharing the wealth of expertise and knowledge now available through ALEX, Alabama‘s best educators, and the youth of Alabama are poised to benefit from the best of the Web!

Project Gutenberg

The mission of this not-for-profit corporation is to

  • Preserve literary and other intellectual works, and
  • Make copies of or products based on those works available free of charge or at the lowest possible cost to the people of the United States and the rest of the world. (Adapted from the Articles of Incorporation)

Merriam Webster Dictionary

The Science Dictionary

American Heritage Dictionary

World Atlas

National Geographic Photo of the Day


The Educator's Guide to Copyright and Fair Use

Education World answers the question "What can my students and I freely use in our lessons, presentations, workshops, newsletters, reports, and Web sites, and what is protected by copyright?"