A Fifth Grader’s Guide to Research  in the Library
Research Sources <ul><li>Online sources </li></ul><ul><li>Print sources </li></ul>
Online Databases Encyclopedias
Online Databases Searchasaurus   Kids Search Magazines
Access <ul><li>Online databases can be accessed from home or school </li></ul><ul><li>Access from home:  </li></ul><ul><ul...
Websites <ul><li>To find websites appropriate to your topic: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Go to school website </li></ul></ul...
What happens if you can’t use a computer? <ul><li>You cry? </li></ul><ul><li>You get mad?? </li></ul><ul><li>You can’t do ...
Never Fear!! <ul><li>The books are  </li></ul><ul><li>HERE! </li></ul>Reference  Nonfiction
Reference <ul><li>Encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li>Almanac </li></ul><ul><li>Atlas </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionary </li></ul><u...
Reference Access <ul><li>Must be used in the library </li></ul><ul><li>Generally cannot be checked out </li></ul>
Nonfiction Section <ul><li>Use ACORN to help you identify books </li></ul><ul><li>Locate books on the shelves </li></ul><u...
  Research  Rocks!
Citations <ul><li>Microsoft ClipArt </li></ul><ul><li>Grolier Online Encyclopedias </li></ul><ul><li>EBSCO Host Research D...
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Fifth grade research guide web 2.0 class

  1. 1. A Fifth Grader’s Guide to Research in the Library
  2. 2. Research Sources <ul><li>Online sources </li></ul><ul><li>Print sources </li></ul>
  3. 3. Online Databases Encyclopedias
  4. 4. Online Databases Searchasaurus Kids Search Magazines
  5. 5. Access <ul><li>Online databases can be accessed from home or school </li></ul><ul><li>Access from home: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Go to the school website </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Media Center </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Online Databases </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Choose the database you want </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enter username and password </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Websites <ul><li>To find websites appropriate to your topic: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Go to school website </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Media Center </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Websites </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What happens if you can’t use a computer? <ul><li>You cry? </li></ul><ul><li>You get mad?? </li></ul><ul><li>You can’t do research??? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Never Fear!! <ul><li>The books are </li></ul><ul><li>HERE! </li></ul>Reference Nonfiction
  9. 9. Reference <ul><li>Encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li>Almanac </li></ul><ul><li>Atlas </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionary </li></ul><ul><li>Thesaurus </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>… and much, much more! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Reference Access <ul><li>Must be used in the library </li></ul><ul><li>Generally cannot be checked out </li></ul>
  11. 11. Nonfiction Section <ul><li>Use ACORN to help you identify books </li></ul><ul><li>Locate books on the shelves </li></ul><ul><li>Can be checked out </li></ul>
  12. 12. Research Rocks!
  13. 13. Citations <ul><li>Microsoft ClipArt </li></ul><ul><li>Grolier Online Encyclopedias </li></ul><ul><li>EBSCO Host Research Database </li></ul>

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