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General Library Information

 Librarians: Elaine Rico and Marcille Bordelon

  • During the school year, the Library is open from 7:00 am - 3:30 pm. Library is open before school, during break, lunch and after school. (Unless otherwise noted). 
  • Coin operated photocopier (10 cents per copy).
  • Scotch tape, staples, scratch paper, 3 hole punch.
  • Pen Machine (50¢ per pen) and Mechanical Pencil Machine (50¢ per pencil)


Library/Textbook Information

Adopted Textbook Directory


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Orange County Public Libraries

Quick Link Here:  OC Public Libraries Online Databases & Reference eBooks (Must have a Library Card to access online resources).

To search a database, use the link above. When accessing databases from home you will be prompted to enter your 10-digit library card number (no spaces).

Quick Link Here:  Local OC Public Libraries Branch (Use this link to locate your neighborhood library).

Mission Viejo Library

Quick Link Here:  Mission Viejo Library 

Recommended Book Links

Search Engines

ipl2: Information You Can Trust - Here you'll be connected to quality, authoritative sites. Search by keyword or narrow down your search by browsing categories like business, government, media, health, computers, or the arts and humanities. - RefDesk is known as the "fact checker for the Internet." You can search MSN, Google, Yahoo! or Wikipedia, as well as various dictionaries and periodicals.

Infoplease - Get information on any subject, from history and government to arts and intertainment to world news to biographical information to homework help.

50 Awesome Search Engines

The links on these pages connect students to resources, which are recommended because of their educational content and value. Students are not intended to visit pages beyond the specific links provided.

On Line Research

Need to write a research paper? Want to do an A+ job without going totally NUTS? Here’s help.
Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age by Diana Hacker
An extensive annotated list of specialized sources for more than 30 disciplines. The resources are organized by type—databases and indexes, Web resources, and reference books—under four main categories: Humanities, Social Sciences, History, and Sciences.
UC Berkeley Teaching Library Internet - Finding Information on the Internet: A Tutorial
The links on these pages connect students to resources, which are recommended because of their educational content and value. Students are not intended to visit pages beyond the specific links provided.

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Non-Discrimination Statement

The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

Rich Montgomery, Executive Director, Human Resource Services/Compliance
33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-9200

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