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Sophomore Writing Portfolio Instructions

 

Databases & On-Line Resources by Subject Areas

Science Resources

Social Studies

 

Course Guides

AP Chemistry

Chemistry Applications


Biology

Bioethics


Health

High School Survival

Images - Digital Citizenship, Use & Sources

 

Social Studies

Public Presentation & Debate

Examining the French Revolution

Finding and Using Images

Modern World Studies 2014

 

 

English

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Link to the LMC Moodle page:

 

 

If you can't find what you're looking for in our collection, click below to go to the Weston Public Library catalog.

 

 

Turnitin Instructions, click here

 Databases & Services

 

ABC - CLIO Databases

American Government

Connects the issues of the day with the foundations of government and compares the political and economic systems of the United States with other countries.

Daily Life through History

Provides full text access to details of what life was like for ordinary people in different cultures throughout history. Includes images, maps and illustrations, recipes, clothing patterns, songs, dances, and games of the time period.

Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society

Provides an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversial issues

World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society

Provides comprehensive information on 14 conflict periods that have defined our nation from its earliest beginnings to today.

World Geography: Understanding a Changing World 

Nearly 200 overviews of countries around the world, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, providing a portrait of each nation’s location, people, culture, recent and early political history, and economy. Almost 500 maps and 1,500 biographies of important political and cultural figures.

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

Covers human history in all corners of the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.

World History: the Modern Era

Covers the evolution of modern Europe since the Renaissance; concurrent developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; the global impact of the Industrial Revolution; and the last 100 years of conflicts and international cooperation.

 World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy

 A virtual textbook that covers religion across the globe, making research on faith and belief across humanity easier, and enabling a deeper understanding of the complex issues facing us in the 21st century.

Access Science

AccessScience features searchable content from McGraw-Hill's Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 10th Edition. AccessScience gathers and synthesizes vast amounts of information, and organizes it to give you fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology.

American National Biography Online

A collection of over 19,000 American biographies from throughout American history. Americans* included in the original print edition of the ANB had to have died before the end of 1995; the ANB Online will include future entries on important figures who have died since then. It will also fill in the historical record by adding biographies of influential figures who were not included in the print edition.

*An "American" is loosely defined as someone whose significant actions occurred during his or her residence within what is now the United States or whose life or career directly influenced the course of American history.

  Annals of American History Online  

A valuable online chronicle providing a year-by-year documentary of American thought and action. Content includes original words of more than 1,500 authors who made and analyzed American history through their speeches, writings, memoirs, poems, and interviews. 

Encyclopaedia Britannica

A combination of the Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and other research tools.

EBSCO Databases

Click on the EBSCOhost Web page and choose the appropriate database:   

History Reference Center

HRC is a full-text history reference database. It features full text for more than 2,400 reference books, 135 leading history periodicals, historical documents, biographies, photos, maps and video..

Literary Reference Center

LRC is a completely full-text database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources.

Science Reference Center

SRC contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.

Student Research Center

Combines the same quality content available in the History, Literary, and Science Reference Centers with a more student-friendly search interface.

GALENET/ Infotrac

GALENET Databases:  Scroll down list and choose the following:

Gale Biography in Context

A comprehensive database of biographical information on more than one million people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.

Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context

 Draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources providing a complete one-stop source for information on social issues.

Gale US History in Context

A database providing full text of reference book articles, magazine and journal articles, and newspaper articles and also provides text and/or images of primary source documents and maps.

Gale World History in Context

Covers world history from prehistoric times to the present day.  Includes primary source documents, journal articles, news articles, and reference works.

Literature Resource Center

Access biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of novelists, poets, essayists, and journalists from every age and literary discipline.

Historical New York Times 

 This database offers the full-text backfiles to The New York Times (1851-2003). The newspaper is searchable by author, title, historical era, prominent person, and date.

 iConn

 iCONN is part of the Connecticut Education Network. It provides all students, faculty and residents with online access to essential library and information resources.

 New York Times   

Full text coverage, (Jan. 1 1995 - Current,) of the New York Times Newspaper, New York Times Book Review, and New York Times Magazine.   

NoodleTools

This service assists students and teachers in properly citing and parenthetically referencing when using another person's ideas, information, or expressions. Each new user must create a Personal ID (i.e. personal ID, Password, year of graduation, etc.). Personal ID and Password can then be used for all future log ins.

Students may be required to share a list of citations with their teacher giving them the ability to look at student work and send helpful feedback for any necessary revisions.

 Oxford Language Dictionaries Online

Unabridged bilingual dictionaries including Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, and Russian. 

Turnitin 

An Internet-based detection service which checks documents for plagiarism.

 

 


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