Locating Library Homepage A. H. Meadows Library: Link below http://library.midlothian-isd.net/common/servlet/presenthomeform.do;jsessionid=6416E0F8FB259479967E942A8176BAD8?l2m=Home&tm=Home&l2m=Home MHS Website: Click on “Library Services,” See Library Homepage
Databases Available TexShare Database (Below information is case sensitive: ALL CAPS) Username: DATA2518 Password: ELLIS Britannica Online Username: 070908001 Password: learn
Type the subject of your research—remember to put in quotations “exact phrases” you want to search Change to “All” to search multiple databases Check this box to ONLY view “Full-text” results
TexShare Tips Once you’ve pressed “search” >> Look at the section titles “Source” Clicking on “Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)” will find more valuable articles/information
Britannica Tips Click on “High School” level Search the encyclopedia using the key terms for the subject of your research topic See “Additional Content” on the right side for more information. Ex) Journals/Magazines, The Webs Best Sites, Primary Sources, Britannica Concise Encyclopedia
Check the Library Go to library to find additional resources “Primary Sources” that are available for FREE You can see the Library Catalog on the Website to see what is available for check out
Getting the Bibliography Information Right There are citation builders available online Your packet has all the information you need in citing a source properly For Database Articles: see the chart “Database Article” You will need to locate that information on your article to create the bib. info. Like the example you see on chart.
Things to do before beginning research… Get an e-mail address! You can send information you find directly to your e-mail to access information outside of school Blackboard: Update e-mail in blackboard (“My places” Edit “Personal Information” add “your e-mail address” in the proper box , Click “Submit” Any reminders sent out via Blackboard will now be sent directly to your e-mail address