El Dorado H.S. LMC

eBooks & Homework Help

NoodleTools See the NoodleTools link on the Databases page. Then log in with your school Google account information for a seamless experience and have docs saved in Google Drive! NoodleTools includes integrated tools for note-taking, outlining, citation, document archiving, annotation, and collaborative research and writing. The NoodleTools icon will appear in your menu of Google apps & extensions.

See video tutorials on the "Databases" page to get started or ask Mrs. Linden.

eBooks How-to

eBooks Help -- Our collection of eBooks can be accessed 2 ways:

1) through the library Catalog link on the EDHS Library Media Center home page through the library "Destiny Discover" Library Catalog. Log in with your school Google login & password. Download the updated FREE "Destiny Discover" app in your app store so you can read on your mobile device. You may choose to browse or check it out and it will be exclusively yours for up to 3 weeks. You may "return" it early if you no longer need it before 3 weeks have passed or it will return itself.

2) through the Sora App. Just go to https://soraapp.com/welcome and login to "El Dorado Union High School District" as your school since we have a district account. Then sign in with your school GMail account logins. Browse and select your eBooks!

Recommended Site Links

Career Research & Exploration Sites

CA Career Zone Find out about specific careers, education or training and expected pay in CA.

Occupational Outlook Handbook The U.S. Department of Labor's online resource.

California Career Center Career options, tips on getting a job, and resources to help plan high school classes toward your future career

General Homework Help Sites

Shmoop A site with lots of help - English, literature, history, science & more!

Khan Academy Watch instructional videos for math and other subjects!

College Resources Click here to research colleges & universities!

CSU Mentor

How to plan for and apply to the California University.

University of California

Answers to all your questions about applying for, and attending, a school in the UC system.

All California Colleges

"...with nearly 400 colleges, universities and vocational training schools to choose from, why not take advantage of what California has to offer?"

College Board

"...providing students a path to college opportunities, including financial support and scholarships."


Turn college dreams of "first in the family to go," and low income students into action-oriented plans for getting into college..

College View

Find the school for you, get money, participate in discussions and chats about schools and about the process of getting in.


Comprehensive guide to college information.

The Common Application

Applications - online and in print - that students and school officials may submit to any of our more than 450 members. Membership is open to colleges and universities that promote access by evaluating students using a holistic selection process.

Princeton Review

SAT and ACT test preparation information, plus get help finding the schools that best fit you needs and aspirations, and find out what it takes to get admitted.

Colleges That Change Lives

"The 40 Colleges That Change Lives schools have much in common but each of the schools is also distinctly different. We invite you to learn more about each CTCL school by looking more closely at the individual school profiles."

Campus Tours

Video tours and photorealistic interactive campus maps.

Reading Lists & Links Need some ideas on what to read next?? Try the links below!

The College Board's 101 Great Books -- from the people who bring you the SAT test...what do they recommend you have read???

Readalikes -- If you want to read something similar to another book, here's a great list by genre'!

Reading Rants -- a reading site with reviews by teens for teens

ALA Best Books for Young Adults -- lists from this year as well as past years of books chosen as "the best" of that year

YALSA's Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers --if you don't really enjoy reading, or if you do, this is a great place to find fast, engaging and entertaining reads!

Book Seer -- just type in the last book title you enjoyed and BookSeer will suggest other titles you might also enjoy.