Information Pathfinder on the United States Constitution

Compiled by Patricia Sarles, MA, MLS

Online Public Access Catalog

Marsh Avenue Online Public Access Catalog

scroll down to Staten Island and choose CSI HS International Studies/Marsh Avenue/McCown...

Other library catalogs

The New York Public Library

Some call numbers you can go directly to on the library shelves


Some keywords you can use when searching

  • constitution
  • constitutional history
  • constitutional law
  • state laws

Subject Headings
  • Constitutional history
  • United States. Constitution
  • Constitutions -- United States
  • Constitutional law -- United States
  • ...Law and legislation -- New York (State)
  • Law -- United States -- Juvenile literature

Print Encyclopedia

World Book Encyclopedia

Online Encyclopedia


username: novel764
password: novel




username: empirelink
password: nysl_me_cmm

Proquest Platinum

username: UGCN4EWL1X
password: welcome

Some books in the Marsh Avenue Library

  • Miracle at Philadelphia by Catherine Drinker Bowen

  • A kid's guide to America's Bill of Rights by Kathleen Krull

  • The Founders by Dennis Brindell Fradin

  • Law 101 by Jay M. Feinman

  • The Oxford guide to Supreme Court Decisions by Kermit L. Hall, ed.

  • Our Supreme Court by Richard Panchyk

Some books you may find in other libraries that may help you with your research

  • The Bill of Rights : what it means to you by Terence M. Stanton

  • Understanding the Bill of Rights by Sally Senzell Isaacs

  • The Constitution by Stella Sands; Lois Markham

  • The Bill of Rights in translation : what it really means by Amie Jane Leavitt

  • Constitution translated for kids by Cathy Travis

  • What's the Bill of Rights? by Nancy Harris

Web Portals

Quintura for Kids

Virtual Learning Resources Center

BUBL LINK Catalogue of Internet Resources

Internet Public Library



Academic INFO

A few web sites you might try



Constitution for Kids

National Constitution Center

Constitution of the United States

Amendments to the Constitution

Constitution of the United States

The Founders' Constitution

Congress for Kids

History for Kids

Ben's Guide

Interactive Constitution

Examples of Fake Websites

Online Game about the Constitution

Celebrate the Constitution Game

Online videos on the Constitution

To find local politicians

Local Laws

New York State Laws

If you want to collaborate with classmates, you can use:

You will need to cite your information, here are some tools you can use:

Easy Bib

Citation Maker

Citation Builder

Son of Citation Machine



And finally, you can ALWAYS ask the librarian for help!