TECHNOLOGY AND DATABASES

Technology Corner

CITING SOURCES

 

Easybib

The Free Automatic Bibliography and Citation Maker Save time by creating a Works Cited page instantly in MLA, APA, or Chicago!

 

Cite This For Me

Create a user account and create a bibliography very simply!

 

 

PLAGIARISM

 

Please Don't Cheat

Information for students and teachers for plagiarism, citing sources, evaluating web-sites, etc.

 

EVALUATING WEBSITES

 

EASYBIB WEB EVALUATOR TOOL - This on-line tool will walk students through any website with questions aimed at the trustworthiness of the cite.  Students must decide the credibility of the site based on their answers. 

CITING SOURCES

 

Easybib

The Free Automatic Bibliography and Citation Maker Save time by creating a Works Cited page instantly in MLA, APA, or Chicago!

 

Cite This For Me

Create a user account and create a bibliography very simply!

 

 

PLAGIARISM

 

Please Don't Cheat

Information for students and teachers for plagiarism, citing sources, evaluating web-sites, etc.

 

EVALUATING WEBSITES

 

EASYBIB WEB EVALUATOR TOOL - This on-line tool will walk students through any website with questions aimed at the trustworthiness of the cite.  Students must decide the credibility of the site based on their answers. 

Copyright, Citation, and Plagiarism
Website Evaluation 
(Kathy Schrock)
Information Literacy Resources

Media Literacy Now  - Resources for students and teachers to use to promote 'Information Literacy' and 'Media Literacy' skills

Commonsense Media (Information Literacy resources) -  Curated resources by Commonsense Media that are related to Information Literacy

Checkology -  This is an interactive online course that teaches how to improve Media Literacy skills and Information Literacy skills.

Check back soon for more links!....

Databases

 

Research in Context

This fully integrated database contains thousands of curriculum-targeted primary documents, biographies, essays, critical analyses, and full-text coverage of more than 1,000 magazines and newspapers. Also includes more than 20,000 photographs, illustrations, and audio and video clips.

 

Useful for all subject areas. ELA, SS, Math & Science

  

Kids Infobits

 Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5.

Useful for students in all subject areas. ELA, Science, Math,  and SS. Especially for students who are reading on a 3-5 grade reading level.

  

  

Opposing ViewPoints 

Contains a range of perspectives on many important issues, with over 13,000 pro/con viewpoints. Includes a variety of resource types: reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more.
Useful for ELA, SS, & Science as it examines current and topical issues that have multiple points of view.  Excellent for "argument" essay.
 

  

  Gale Power Search

Use this to search all of the Gale Products in one search.

Useful for all subject areas.

  

 Science in Context

Limited time only!

For your science reports.

Useful for science or STEM.

  

Britannica Middle

A general Encyclopedia that touches many topics.

Useful for all subject areas.

To differentiate use: Britannica Elementary or Britannica High School

  

 New York Times Replica Edition
Read the New York Times Daily in school only.
This tool also translates articles into other languages.

  
Destiny Discover

Read books on your computer and/or download them to your tablet or mobile device.

Use the Username and Password that was provided to you by Mrs. Keller for the library Catalog.

 

Useful for all subject areas and for finding popular titles that are currently unavailable in the library.

  

 Gale Virtual Reference Library

Contains searchable nonfiction e-books.  
Useful for many subject areas and many reading levels. Please click to see what titles are available.

  

  General Science Collection
A collection of over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.
Useful for Science Research

  

  U.S. History Collection
As any historian will state, the study of history is as much about the present as the past: to that end, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field.
Useful for SS/History.

  

  

 

Academic OneFile

Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources.

 

Useful for those pursuing a higher education and for students looking to challenge themselves.

  

  

  

  General Onefile

A source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.

 

Useful for ELA, SS, & Sciece.  You can find current newspaper articles.  The database is updated daily to include news from the day before.  Useful for current events articles or topics that were current in the past.

  

 

 

 InfoTrac Newsstand

This full-text newspaper database has several New York Newspapers including the New York Times from 1995 on, and over 1,000 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers.

Useful for ELA, SS, & Sciece.  You can find current newspaper articles.  The database is updated daily to include news from the day before.

  

  

 

New York State Newspapers

A subset of InfoTrac Newsstand, this database includes articles from newspapers from around New York State including: Glens Falls Post-Star, New York Times, New York Observer, New York Post, and Newsday.

Useful for ELA, SS, & Sciece.  You can find current newspaper articles.  The database is updated daily to include news from the day before.

  

 

Popular Magazines

Popular Magazines includes more than 1,000 of the most searched magazines across our InfoTrac products. All the titles were selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons. This database is 100% full text and includes over 600 titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries".

Useful for ELA, SS, & Sciece.  You can find current magazine articles.  The database is updated regularly to include news from the day before.

  

 

Discovery Education

Discovery Education offers media content that is immersive, engaging and brings the world into the classroom to give every student a chance to experience fascinating people, places, and events. All content is aligned to state standards, can be aligned to custom curriculum, and supports classroom instruction regardless of the technology platform.

For all subject areas teachers. Please inquire with Mrs. Keller for the passcode to create your own username and account.

 

BrainPop

MyBrainPop

A subscription to BrainPop, which has animated videos that relate to curricular areas.

Useful for all subject areas

  

For Teachers
Teaching Books.Net
K-12 Author resources

For Students
Teaching Books - Student Link

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