Information Commons

Open Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Friday, 7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

856-663-2247 ext. 142

Head Librarian: Mrs. Lindsey Murphy, lindsey.murphy@camdencatholic.org

Assistant Librarian: Mrs. Stacy Szurek, stacy.szurek@camdencatholic.org

 


The Information Commons opened in September 2016 after completion of Phase I of its $1.2 million renovation. The project has transformed the former library into a place where students can exchange ideas and collaborate on academic projects.  The IC now boasts a large classroom space, several smaller meeting areas, presentation areas, and individual quiet nooks. This transformation reflects an international shift in the use of library spaces. Libraries were traditionally built for learning and research space and although this style of learning was amenable to past generations of students, businesses today are looking for critical thinkers, problem solvers, and collaborative learners.

 

 

 

One of the highlights of the project is the Msgr. Bob McDermott ’60 Collaborative Learning Center, a classroom fitted with computers for all students and audio-visual equipment to enhance the critical thinking experience.  Teachers use this space for collaborative and active learning to promote student-driven discovery, inquiry, and innovation. Msgr. McDermott is one of Camden Catholic’s most proud and consistent champions and a Catholic school educator himself. He is an exemplary alumnus who continues to live by the Camden Catholic ideals of Honor, Faith and Loyalty.  

 


Library Catalog

Help finding books and articles:

 

Ebsco     

Gale Student Resources in Context      

  **to find the username and password for Ebsco and Gale check with a librarian**

 

Can’t find it on Ebsco? Check Jstor!:

http://about.jstor.org/rr

 

Search for Pictures under the Creative Commons License 

 

Free SAT/ACT practice: 

The College Board (practice tests and an app that gives you daily practice questions)

Khan Academy (practice tests, short diagnostic quizzes, test taking hints)

PrepFactory (free test strategies, practice sets and games)

The CCHS Information Commons has many AP, SAT and ACT study resources in print. Ask Mrs. Murphy or Mrs. Szurek if you need help finding them!

 

Online Dictionary:

http://www.merriam-webster.com/


Works Cited Information:

www.easybib.com

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

Works Cited sample page.doc

How to put a quotation in your paper

How to create a works cited using Gale sources

 

Freshman Computer Class

 

Senior Research Project

Example 1

Example 2

STAR test for Math classes

Senior Bio Form

Who’s Who