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Class Links

Dewey Webquest
Explore the information on the Dewey Decimal System and try out the Dewey Decimal Games. On a separate sheet of paper answer the six questions. All answers need to be in complete sentences to receive credit. 

 

DDC Project Links:

 

  1. Dewey Browse
     
  2. How to use the Dewy Decimal System
     
  3. NYPL Digital Library
Electronic Resources

Research Databases

 

Biography Resource Center 
This database integrates award-winning biographies from respected Gale sources with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images and links to vetted websites. Search for people---both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor---based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text. Or, combine search criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search.
 
URL:   http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/camd14262
User ID: veterans
*Use the same information from home.

 

EbscoHost  
Several databases with full-text articles from newspapers, magazines, and pamphlets. Includes additional databases for biographies, science and history.

URL:  http://search.ebscohost.com
User ID:  s9774696
Password: password

*Use the same information from home


 

Facts on File 
A collection of databases for students and teachers. Good resource for charts and diagrams. The different databases are
  • American History
  • American Women’s History
  • African-American History
  • American Indian History
  • Modern World History
  • Ancient and Medieval History
  • World Atlas
  • Science Online
  • Health Reference Center
  • Curriculum Resource Center
  • Bloom’s Literary Reference
  • Ferguson’s Career Guidance 

URL: http://fofweb.com/Subscription

Username: veterans

Password: middle


 

Grolier Online 
Full text with links to magazines & websites for: Encyclopedia Americana; Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia; Book of Knowledge, and New Book of Popular Science

In School                                                                                        

URL: go.grolier.com                                                                          

Click on gold star                                                                                 

Username: veterans                                                                             

Password: middle    
                                                                 
From Home
URL: go.grolier.com      
Click on gold star
Username: veterans1
Password: middle
 
Maps 101 
An online subscription service created to supplement and compliment traditional history, social studies and geography curriculum materials. This interactive database includes teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive map modules and over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline, current events and animated maps.
 
URL: http://www.maps101.com/     
Username: vmms
Password: maps101

 
World Book Online 
Thousands of encyclopedia articles written by expert contributors, photos and illustrations, maps, diagrams, and editor-selected Web sites offer rich coverage of student’s research needs.
 
Username: veterans1
Password: veterans
 

 

 

Online Magazine Subscriptions
 

NewsCurrents  
Weekly online currents events news magazine. 

URL:  www.newscurrents.com

Username: 08724 

Password: veter


 

Facts on File News Service Database

Issues and Controversies presents factual analysis of opposing viewpoints on controversial topics such as right to die, school busing, home schooling, etc. 

Today’s Science bridges the gap between the science that students learn in the classroom and the discoveries pushing the boundaries of science today.

URL: http://www.2facts.com/

Username: VETERANS

Password: MEMORIAL


 

 

 

E-Books



Marshall Cavendish

URLhttp://www.marshallcavendishdigital.com/

User ID: veterans1

Password: veterans1

Book titles

International Wildlife: This reference source focuses on the physical features and lifestyles of species from every branch of the animal family, with special attention given throughout to taxonomic relations.        

URLhttp://www.marshallcavendishdigital.com/

User ID: veterans1

Password: veterans1
 
Gale Virtual Referance Library
Book titles
  • Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource 
  • American Civil War Reference Library
  • American Home Front in World War II
  • Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library
  • UXL American Decades
  • Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government
  • UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances
  • Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures
  • Alternative Energy
  • Chemical Elements: From Carbon to Krypton
User ID: veterans
*Use the same information from home.
 

 Other Resources

 

Ocean County Library click on TeenZone for homework help, events, etc.; click  Online Resources for additional research databases (use your county library card for access)

URL: http://theoceancounty,lib.nj.us
 

Refdesk.com Free site with links to search engines, reference tools, quote of the day, word of the day, national/international newspapers, lots more.

URL:  http://refdesk.com