Newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, images, reference books, primary sources and more School pays for access – has information you just can’t get free on the web Edited/fact checked, so often more reliable than websites Often gives you the MLA citation with each article Why Not Just Google It?
How to Find the Databases Go to your school’s website Hover over Library in the menu, then choose Online Research Tools or Library Home Page You can also find link to database passwords on Library Home Page (must log in to Edline)
With a Partner Talk to someone next to you for about 1 minute. What are three reasons you might physically go to the library? What are three reasons you might visit the library “virtually” (online)? Share your answers!
Have you used Culturegrams?
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What kind of information would you expect to find here?
World Book Encyclopedia Have you used this resource? Thumbs up, down or sideways. What kind of information would you find?
Grolier Encyclopedia Have you used this resource? Thumbs up, down or sideways. What kind of information would you find?