Library

Library
Our Library supports the mission of The Vanguard School by connecting students and staff to ideas and knowledge. Specifically, the library provides expanded opportunities to delve into the works of authors from throughout the ages, to learn research skills and techniques, and to conduct research on a broad range of topics using our standing collection as well as a wide variety of online research tools.
Contact
Librarian

Shannon Garrett
Shannon.Garrett@TheVanguardSchool.com
719-471-1999 x263.

Library Hours

Mon – Thurs: 7:05 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Fri: 7:05 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
(there is no after-school study hall on Fridays)

Library Policies and Procedures
Research
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Destiny is The Vanguard School’s online catalog.

Students may log-on to Destiny to search the library’s collection and get resource lists for their various projects.

Click here and then choose The Vanguard School to gain access to the collection.

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JSTOR Website
If accessing at home contact the librarian for the username and password.

JSTOR is a database that provides access to scholarly articles, books, and primary sources.

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You must have a Library card in order to access. Vanguard has a card for PPLD’s online databases for in school use only.

Click here to visit PPLD Website.

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Search engine used for finding academic articles and other resources.

Click to visit Google Scholar

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The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution, and it serves as the research arm of Congress.

Click here to visit the Library Of Congress.

MLA Writing and Citation Guides
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Review the section below for Writing and Citation guides for MLA Format.

Click here for the official guide.

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Writing and Citation guide for MLA format.
MLA General Format

MLA citation Sheets and writing examples: