Research

Research Links
Click HERE to be taken to the database links and passwords through Ms. Mac's Google Doc! You must login with your SHSD e-mail address to access!

Click 
HERE to access the Works Cited Guide Sheets created by Ms. MacGorman for use when citing your sources!

Wondering how to cite different types of sources? (Tweets, Magazines Articles, Interviews, etc.) Check out this handy sheet from World Book!

Not sure if the website you are using is a quality source? Try this evaluation tool!

http://webeval.researchready.com/

 

CultureGrams

A great resource for information on every country in the world! Has fantastic resources for the U.S. States and Canada too!
   
 

Easybib.com

An easy to use MLA citation creator! *Miss Mac's favorite! :)
 

Citation Machine from the Landmark Project

A comprehensive and accurate MLA and APA style works cited composer
 

EBSCO Publishing Research Databases 

Full-text research in newspapers, magazines, periodicals, databases, etc. (includes Kids Search and Student Resource Center)
 

EBSCO Host search.epnet.com
(also in Español, Deutsch, François)

 

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

Over 25,000 articles
 

NoveList For Middle and High Schools 

A guide to fiction books for older students
 

NoveList K-8 For Elementary & Middle Schools

A guide to fiction books for the younger student
 

Searchasaurus

Student-friendly search engine

 

 
   
 

Electric Library

Research more than 2,000 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, etc.
Encarta by Microsoft Online Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Atlas, and Homework - MSN.com
Enchanted Learning Over 20,000 pages for the younger student
(older students may also find interesting info)
 

Facts on File Online

Includes:
 - African American History Online
 - American History Online
 - American Indian History Online
 - American Women's History Online
 - Ancient and Medieval History Online
 - Bloom's Literature
 - Curriculum Resource Center
 - Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
 - Health Reference Center
 - Modern World History Online
 - Science Online
 - The World Almanac for Kids Online
 - World Geography and Culture Online

"Interdisciplinary, interactive databases on a wide range of subjects" - includes a teachers' Curriculum Resource Center
 

 

 
Google Book Search  (find out more About This) Search for books, summaries and full-text digital books available on the Internet from libraries such as the NY Public Library
   
 

Historical Newspapers from ProQuestK12.com

Primary-source collection for older students covering more than 10,000 relevant articles from the ProQuest Historical Newspapers archive
   
 

IDE Portal

On-line instructional and professional development resource
 

The Library of Congress

"Discover all the resources the Library of Congress has to offer."
 

 

 
The National Archives Digital records and documents from the National Archives and Records Administration
 

New Jersey State Library

New Jersey State Library information center
   

JerseyCat Inter Library Loan System

 
   

Search the NJ State Library

 
 

The NY Public Library Digital Gallery

Over 275,000 digital images for public perusal and free personal use
 

SIRS Researcher
(Warning - includes topics for older students)

Research database, dictionary and thesaurus
Thompson Gale Group Databases "Accurate and authoritative reference content as well as its intelligent organization of full-text magazine and newspaper articles"
     
Biography in Context (formerly Biography Resource Center) Comprehensive, current, and easy to use, this database contains more than 440,000 biographies on more than 340,000 people from around the world and throughout history.
Student Resources in Context (formerly Student Resource Center Gold) “Features original reference material, a massive archive of primary source documents and periodicals and newspapers that are updated daily.
 

World Book Online (also in Español)

Online Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Atlas, etc.
 

World Book Kids Online

Kid-friendly version of the World Book Online Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Atlas, etc.