Garnet Valley Middle School Library
Research Sources Online
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 will explain what each set of results will explain.
*EbscoHost Web, which includes
Library and Information Science and Technical Abstracts
Teacher Reference Center
MAS Ultra, School Edition
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Middle Search Plus
*Auto Repair Reference Center
*Consumer Health Complete
*Student Research Center
*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
Use Litfinder to find books from any time, by any author or about any topic that interests you.
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
On this site, scroll down to where it says "load location" and type in the name of your city or country. Then look to the right of that for your "map coordinates" for the degrees, minutes and seconds.
Links to information on citing and formatting your research.
Use bibme to put your citations in the correct order. You will need an email address in order to sign up, but can use it without one if needed.
Use this the same way you would use bibme. Pick whichever one you prefer.
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.