Home : Academics : Media Center

MC Home

 WHAT GENRE ARE YOU? Take an online quiz!
Choose a great book from one of these lists!

Ask questions or post suggestions and requests
for the librarian here.
  Destiny Quest App
  • The free Destiny Quest app is available on theAppStoreGoogle Play and Amazon Apps (Kindle edition)
  • Enter the URL destiny.mhs.k12.il.us
  • Username andpassword are your ID number
  • Click here to link to the desktop version of the MHS Destiny Catalog




Mundelein High School Library


Fremont Public Library


Research Sources



These resources are password protected and intended for the use of the MHS community only.
student login assistance

  • Browse articles & media
  • Biographies
  • World Atlas
  • Compare Countries
  • Tour the U.S.A.
  • Interactive Resources
High School Level


Two sites in one:

  • Enciclopedia Moderna for more advanced users. It’s the perfect resource for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish
  • Britannica Escolar Online for younger students
Britannica Spanish Reference Center

  • Magazines, Health, News, Bios, Images, etc.
  • Educator Resources
  • Literary Reference Center
  • Science Reference Center
  • History Reference Center


  •  Biography Reference Center
Biography Reference Center

Explore a variety of topics, including:
  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts & Culture
  • Crime & Punishment
  • Global Issues
  • Human Rights
  • Race & Culture
  • Sports
  • And many more
Points of View
Reference Center


  • Got a topic to RESEARCH? No? Explore HOT TOPICS here!
  • Issues & Controversies on File
  • Encyclopedias
  • Almanac
 Facts on File


 Gale Databases
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Global Issues in Context
  • Student Resources in Context
  • Science in Context
 Gale Databases


  • eLibrary Curriculum Edition
  • eLibrary Science
  • History Study Center
  • ProQuest Learning: Literature
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers (Graphical)




Research Tools:

Print Magazines in MHS Media Center

Information Literacy Vocabulary

Old Magazine Articles search magazine article database


Links by Topic:


Classroom Handouts


Writing Tools

Grammar, Usage and Style by refdesk.com

Grammar/Style by LibrarySpot.com

The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University http://owl.english.purdue.edu/




 Citation Styles


 Citation Creators

Synthesis: Using the Work of Others

This tutorial explains plagiarism and its consequences and describes techniques for taking notes and quoting sources to avoid plagiarism. Includes a section on copyright, information about citing web sources, and plagiarism and copyright infringement quizzes. From the University of Maine. http://plagiarism.umf.maine.edu



MLA 8th Edition Guides

APA 6th Edition Guides

Chicago Notes-Bibliography Guides

NameAscending SortJob TitlePhoneContact
Cabrera, Rudolfo Instructional Assistant 847-949-2200 
Gunther, Sara Instructional Aide 847-949-2200 Ext. 1179
Plaza, Rebecca Media Specialist 847-949-2200 Ext. 1306

© 2009 Mundelein High School District 120. All Rights Reserved|1350 W. Hawley Street, Mundelein, IL 60060|Phone: 847-949-2200|Fax: 847-949-4756