Garnet Valley Middle School Library
Research Sources Online
First---Some alternatives to Google!
RefSeek - This search engine will only have links with potential academic use. You won't find ads, but you will find definitions and the more you scroll, the better the results! Try it out!
SweetSearch - After putting in a search term, this site will give you a large amount of information from the page before you click on it. It's worth a shot!
Hour of Code Learn how to be a computer programmer!
History Book List-7th grade Social Studies teachers suggested reading list.
Latitude and Longitude For Mrs. Iavarone's 6th grade Literature from Around the World project, use this site to find the latitude and longitude of the country your character is from.
The following are databases available through the library. Each one requires a password if you want to use it outside the library, so see Miss Gress for any username or password you need.
*Lincoln Library of Sports Champions
*Lincoln Library of Greek & Roman Mythology
*Lincoln Library of Shapers of Society (Biographies)
*Lincoln Library of American History
*Lincoln Library of Biographies
*Lincoln Library of Essential Information
This online encyclopedia has many amazing abilities. Use it for researching a person, creating timelines, looking at newspapers from around the world, comparing places, reading eBooks, and everyday life skills.
Another online encyclopedia with the following options:
Amazing Animals of the World
Lands and Peoples
The New Book of Popular Science
eBooks available on the following topics:
American Indians Disasters
Ancient Civilizations Earth Science
The Civil War Ecosystems
U.S. Government Extreme Nature
U.S. Regions Human Body
Westward Expansion Space
Use this awesome site to watch videos about anything and everything you want to learn about from Tim and Moby. Then do activities, take quizzes or find out more information about your topic.
Click above for the following specific databases:
Information on citing and formatting your research.
Please note that you must cite properly. Simply writing the URL of a website of title of a book is not a citation at all.
You should always be using Noodle Tools from now on. No more Bibme or Easybib. Each student will get their own account through Noodle and you can save your work from now until the end of High School.
Copy any of these forms to use for your research
Formatting Your Works Cited Page Click here for detailed information.
Sample Works Cited Page This is what your finished Works Cited page will look like.