What is an online database? *contains information from published works, including complete articles from books, magazines, and newspapers, encyclopedias, and other reference books
* searchable by KEYWORDS, SUBJECT, AUTHOR, MAGAZINE TITLE, DATE, etc.
* provides citation information: AUTHOR, if available, TITLE of article publication (title of magazine, newspaper, or reference book) and DATE of publication
* different kinds of databases to help with your research including: Newspapers & Magazines, Opposing Viewpoints, Biography Resource Center, and Literature Resource Center.
DATABASES - give scientific / historically valid info - offer RELIABLE primary source information - give source information in MLA format - are easier to narrow down information (quickly access 2-3 great articles / sources)
Instructions for Using Databases at HOME:
GESS website --> dashboard --> first.last and password --> Learning Resources --> database of choice.
*NOTE the login info BEFORE selecting the database.*
What is a reference book? * a book intended to be used to find INFORMATION on a SPECIFIC TOPIC, not intended to be read from beginning to end
What is an image search engine? * provides FREE IMAGES under the creative commons licensing
NOTE: In order to ensure you are not infringing on copyright laws, when using the photos off the internet, be sure they are in the public domain under creative commons licensing and that you CITE them.