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     ROSA SCOTT LIBRARY

    Welcome to the Rosa Scott Library webpage! 

    Our mission is to encourage lifelong information literacy and learning through reading and inquiry.  We hope this is a welcoming and inviting space where you can access, evaluate, research and find information.  We have high-quality resources and a host of learning activites.  You can find out about our librarian on the sidebar.

    Our schedule is "Open Access." Students and teachers have access to the school library’s resources and materials at all times. 


    STUDENT RESOURCES
     
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    Follett Destiny      

               

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    Research Resources:
     For log-in passwords, please come to the library.
     

    magnolia          JSTOR       Infobase       

     

     

    Worldbook                   Project Gutenurg    

     

    Encyclopedia Britannica

    http://online.infobaselearning.com/Default.aspx

     
    • THESE LINKS ACCESS DATABASES, RESEARCH TOOLS, CITATION MAKERS, AND OTHER USEFUL SITES TO ASSIST YOUR ACADEMIC NEEDS. MANY OF THESE SITES REQUIRE USERNAMES AND PASSWORDS THAT CAN BE OBTAINED IN THE LIBRARY.

      Watch this video to gain access to e-Books.

      e-Book tutorial

      Go to  www.Clever.com/in/MCS or click on the image below. Log in the Active Directory to access e-Books in Follett.

      Clever Log-in  

       

       Databases

      follett

      Search all print and digital resources of the MC Media Center. world book

      Access World Book Encyclopedia online.

      Infobase

       

      Provides access to multiple databases

      Learn 360

      Digital Streaming Service- Educational videos, clips, audiobooks

      Magnolia

      Provides access to multiple databases

      Lit Crit Online

      Search critical and biographical websites about authors and their works.

      Issues 

      Research today’s crucial issues in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.

       

      Gale

      Search over 7,000 academic journals, newspapers, manuscripts, eye witness reports, videos and e-Books.

           

       

      ancient history

      Videos, slideshows, primary sources, maps/graphs and timelines dating prehistory through the mid-1500s.

         
      careers 

      Compilation of  industries/careers fields and professions.

      dictionary

      Online dictionary and thesaurus 

       e-Books: 
      Mackin eBooks  MC eBooks    

      Project Gutenberg

      Public domain ebooks

      LibriVox LibriVox

      Free audio books

      Citations and Style:

      OWL

      MLA 8th Edition writing and formatting guidelines. 

      easy bib

      Citation maker

      writing

      MLA 8th Edition writing and formatting guidelines. 

         

       
       
       
       

       
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    Magnolia MAGNOLIA  provides a broad range of full text and bibliographic databases designed for research. 
       
     Gale Created specifically for high schoolers, Research in Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.
    issues Issues and Controversies is features timely, in-depth articles covering complex, hot-button issues in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. 
     Gale Virtual Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias & specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research (eBooks).

     Bloom's Bloom's Literary Reference Online is a database with literary criticisms and biographical information. 
     World Book World Book Online is a complete reference work along with dictionary, atlas, links, magazines, historical; documents, audio, video, images, and 3D photographs. 
     ipl2 ipl2 Literary Criticism Collection contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period. 
    Sweet Search  
     
     
     
     
     

     
     
    Other Helpful Research Websites and Information:
      
     
     

    Purdue Online Writing Lab

     
    Website Evaluation Guide (5 W's of using a website) 
      
     
    Citation Helpers:
     OSLIS OSLIS provides a citation maker and many research tips.
    CM Citation Machine helps students properly credit the information that they use.
     Easy bib Easybib provides automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago/ Turabian citation styles. 
     
     
    Career Resources:
     
    Careers Internet Database                                                              

    Other Resources:
     

    Cliffs Notes

     Provides study guides and test prep.

     
    Free audio books

     

     

      

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