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Guides and Tutorials


Here, you will find helpful material connected to orienting our library and online resources.

This page is under construction. Stay tuned for more content!​


2019 Orientation.pdf

​This converted powerpoint provides an overview of our library learning commons and some of its important features.
Catalogue Orientation:
2019 Catalogue.pdf
Here is information regarding how to access and use the library catalogue in order to find resources. Refer to the Dewey Decimal System lesson for info on tracking down non-fiction titles.
Dewey Decimal System Lesson:

 2019 DD System.pdf

​​This converted powerpoint explains how non-fiction books are arranged using the Dewey Decimal System, and may be found on our shelves.
Citation Guides:

MLA Brochure.pdf  

APA Brochure.pdf

For many years, Peel Students have referenced the citation guide Source It​ and the Source It Website for help formatting bibliographic material.

Unfortunately, Source It is out of date and does not include current information, which poses problems when using resources such as our database's built in citation tool.

Students are encouraged to use the Owl Purdue website, which features current, in-depth information. Unfortunately, that resource is dense, and students may find they have to hunt for basic information.

Accordingly, The Woodlands L.L.C. staff have created a pair of easy reference ciation guides in two preferred styles:

In grades 9 and 10, all Woodlands students will document their research in MLA style.


In grades 11 and 12, teachers may ask for students to document research in MLA or APA format. Always ask your teachers for guidelines, as their expectations may differ.  

Podcast Centre &  Audacity Tutorial:

Podcast Centre.pdf

Here are helpful instructions for using our podcast area equipment and the basic recording and editing features of the Audacity app.


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