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Resources to Use - Online Library Catalog (Destiny)

Click the Destiny Quest icon to access our online library catalog!

Reminders:

 - Fun features - shelf browse, advanced search, and citation creator.
 - Remember to use your keywords!  Be both creative and specific.
 - This is history - remember the 900's are a great place to search (reference, DVDs, and non-fiction)!

Helpful Web Sites for Creating Citations

  • OWL - Writing Center at Purdue
    Provides helpful guides for writing papers and contains information for creating bibliographies in a variety of disciplines and formats.

Remember!

Use reliable sources!

No .com websites!

 

Resources to Use - Databases

Here are three helpful databases to use when researching for your project:

Hint:  The username and password for each of these websites is either the six letter abbreviation for the school or the five number address of the school.

Reminders: 

  • Expanding the side menus are very helpful (think: At-a-glance, People and Culture, Religions)
  • Tabs and drop-down menus will help specify what you're looking for!

 

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Resources Recommended by Ms. Fess - Primary Sources

Check out these sites for helpful sources for primary materials:

Evaluating Websites

  • UC Berkeley - Evaluating Web Pages - Questions to Ask
    Train your eye and your fingers to employ a series of techniques that help you quickly find what you need to know about web pages;
    Train your mind to think critically, even suspiciously, by asking a series of questions that will help you decide how much a web page is to be trusted.
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