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       Britni Hogg, Media Specialist –bhogg@centralcougars.org

              Hours: 8:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.                                                                                    

 

 

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GENERAL--RESEARCH HELP, DICTIONARIES, GENERAL SEARCH SITES

InfoTrek.info—Great search engine for school research

Infotopia--Search Tips                                                                                               

IPL Teen Zone Research Help
Google Infographic on how to search more effectively
Internet Public Library--great general search site
Infotopia-- searches like Google, but all sites are librarian approved
Infoplease-- Almanac/Encyclopedia
SearchEdu--another librarian approved search engine
Library of Congress-- a wealth of information, especially primary sources
Encyclopedia Smithsonian

RhymeZone-- find words that rhyme with...

Roget's Thesaurus
Familiar Quotations
Merriam-Webster Dictionary
VisuWords--Visually brainstorm words


 

CITE YOUR SOURCES—IF YOU DON’T, IT’S PLAGIARISM

 

Citation Machine
Owl@Purdue-- Purdue's Online Writing Lab (OWL)


 

SOCIAL STUDIES

 

idebate.org-- arguments for and against all sorts of topics
procon.org-- "Think critically about today's issues"

CIA World Factbook – “marshalls facts on every country”

City-Data.com—detailed profiles of U.S. cities

GoSocialStudiesGo –“Where history meets humor”

American Memory from Library of Congress -- access to original documents and artifacts related to specific historical searches

Social Studies Resources—a compilation of various resources


 

                                                                          LANGUAGE ARTS

                                            A Research Guide for Students