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Use this blog to find updated sources pertaining to your project.  Scroll down to find your project and go from there.

Mrs. Javersak's English 10

posted Feb 10, 2014, 1:22 PM by adamsali@meadeschools.org

Find eArticles & Primary Sources
Find articles from periodicals like magazines and newspapers as well as primary sources @ http://library.sd.gov > Children & Youth > Homework Resources > choose the database.  (Remember if you're using these databases off campus, you will need our log in.  Ask Mrs. Adams for it!).

World Book Advanced (9-12+)
Powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases.

SIRS Discoverer from ProQuest (K-9)
Full-text articles and graphics from more than 1,600 magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents specifically for elementary and middle grades.

ProQuest Magazines 
Full text articles from 1,700+ magazines, journals, & newspapers for K-12, college, and general users.

Discovering Collection (6-12)
In-depth content for literature, history, biography, science, and social studies.

InfoTrac Student Edition 
Search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, etc.

Find an eBook
Find eBooks from the State Library databases @ http://library.sd.gov 

· World Book Advanced E-Book Center (use Children & Youth > Homework Resources > World Book Advanced)

· Gale Virtual Reference Library (use Online Resources > Magazines, Journals, & Periodicals > search G for Gale)

· Ebooks on EBSCOHost 
 (use Online Resources > Magazines, Journals, & Periodicals > search E for Ebsco)

Or do a general Internet search...
Google Books: http://books.google.com/ 

Mrs. Adams’ Picks!  
student friendly engine that delivers relevant, reliable results. http://www.sweetsearch.com/

Break down your topic in a visual way! http://www.instagrok.com/

Mrs. Fjelstad's Senior Experience

posted Feb 5, 2014, 7:52 AM by adamsali@meadeschools.org   [ updated Feb 5, 2014, 7:57 AM ]

Find eArticles & Primary Sources
Find articles from periodicals like magazines and newspapers as well as primary sources @ http://library.sd.gov > Children & Youth > Homework Resources > choose the database.  (Remember if you're using these databases off campus, you will need our log in.  Ask Mrs. Adams for it!).

World Book Advanced (9-12+)
Powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases.

SIRS Discoverer from ProQuest (K-9)
Full-text articles and graphics from more than 1,600 magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents specifically for elementary and middle grades.

ProQuest Magazines 
Full text articles from 1,700+ magazines, journals, & newspapers for K-12, college, and general users.

Discovering Collection (6-12)
In-depth content for literature, history, biography, science, and social studies.

InfoTrac Student Edition 
Search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, etc.

Find an eBook
Find eBooks from the State Library databases @ http://library.sd.gov 

· World Book Advanced E-Book Center (use Children & Youth > Homework Resources > World Book Advanced)

· Gale Virtual Reference Library (use Online Resources > Magazines, Journals, & Periodicals > search G for Gale)

· Ebooks on EBSCOHost 
 (use Online Resources > Magazines, Journals, & Periodicals > search E for Ebsco)

Or do a general Internet search...
Google Books: http://books.google.com/ 

Mrs. Adams’ Picks!  
student friendly engine that delivers relevant, reliable results. http://www.sweetsearch.com/

Break down your topic in a visual way! http://www.instagrok.com/

Mr. Johnson's Honors 10

posted Nov 18, 2013, 1:40 PM by adamsali@meadeschools.org   [ updated Nov 18, 2013, 2:09 PM ]

Find a Scholarly Source

- SD STATE LIBRARY: http://library.sd.gov/LIB/ERD/category/professional.aspx
 Search for scholarly articles using the SD State Library databases, in particular,
Academic Search Premier, Gale, and ingenta.


- Google Scholar:  http://scholar.google.com/
Search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts, & court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities, etc

- INFOMINE: http://infomine.ucr.edu/
Compiled by various libraries, is a good resource for university-level research.

- Directory of Open Access Journals:  http://www.doaj.org/
Provides free access to full-text online journals.


Find an eArticle & a Primary Source

- Find articles from periodicals like magazines and newspapers as well as primary sources @ 
http://library.sd.gov > Children & Youth > Homework Resources > choose the database.

World Book Advanced (9-12+)
Reference tool includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases.
SIRS Researcher from ProQuest (6-12)

A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.
ProQuest Magazines 
Full text articles from 1,700+ magazines, journals, & newspapers for K-12.
Discovering Collection (6-12)
In-depth content for literature, history, biography, science, and social studies.
InfoTrac Student Edition 
Search magazines, newspapers, & reference books for info. on current events, the arts, science, etc.


Find an eBook
-Google Books: 
http://books.google.com/ 

-SD State Library:
http://library.sd.gov 

World Book Advanced E-Book Center (use Children & Youth > Homework Resources > World Book Advanced)
Gale Virtual Reference Library (use Online Resources > Magazines, Journals, & Periodicals > search G for Gale)

Ebooks on EBSCOHost  (use Online Resources > Magazines, Journals, & Periodicals > search E for Ebsco)

Mrs. Javersak - Informational Research

posted Nov 4, 2013, 12:20 PM by adamsali@meadeschools.org   [ updated Nov 4, 2013, 1:05 PM ]

Find a book in our library
Locate a book in our library via Destiny at: http://library.meade.k12.sd.us


Find an eBook
Find eBooks from the State Library databases @ http://library.sd.gov 

· World Book Advanced E-Book Center (use Children & Youth > Homework Resources > World Book Advanced)

· Gale Virtual Reference Library (use Online Resources > Magazines, Journals, & Periodicals > search G for Gale)

· Ebooks on EBSCOHost 
 (use Online Resources > Magazines, Journals, & Periodicals > search E for Ebsco)

Or do a general Internet search...
Google Books: http://books.google.com/


Find an eArticle & a Primary Source
Find articles from periodicals like magazines and newspapers as well as primary sources @ http://library.sd.gov > Children & Youth > Homework Resources > choose the database.

World Book Advanced (9-12+)
Powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases.

SIRS Researcher from ProQuest (6-12)

A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.

SIRS Discoverer from ProQuest (K-9)
Full-text articles and graphics from more than 1,600 magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents specifically for elementary and middle grades.

ProQuest Magazines
Full text articles from 1,700+ magazines, journals, & newspapers for K-12, college, and general users.

Discovering Collection (6-12)
In-depth content for literature, history, biography, science, and social studies.

Junior Reference Collection
A comprehensive, cross-curricular research tool.

InfoTrac Student Edition
Search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, etc.

Mrs. Adams’ Pick!  
A student friendly engine that delivers relevant, reliable results. http://www.sweetsearch.com/

Country Traveler Project - Sp. 2013 - Jones-Olson

posted Apr 29, 2013, 7:39 AM by adamsali@meadeschools.org

Finding Dulcinea: http://www.findingdulcinea.com/features/edu/Sites-for-Learning-About-Countries.html
World Book Advanced: Explore the World: http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/explore?id=mp000258
*SIRS Discovererhttp://library.sd.gov > Teens > Homework > SIRS Discoverer
*World Book Encyclopedia: http://library.sd.gov > Teens > Homework > World Book Reference Center
SBHS Library Cataloghttp://library.meade.k12.sd.us  -OR- go to Favorites > Meade School District Library

*If accessing the asterisked databases from home, users will need our State Library barcode and password.  See Mrs. Adams or a teacher for help.

Ms. Dill - Persuasive Research Paper

posted Mar 11, 2013, 7:58 AM by Alissa Adams   [ updated Mar 11, 2013, 8:01 AM ]

§  SIRS Researcher from the SD State Library Databases at: http://library.sd.gov

   Click on: Children & Youth Services > Homework Resources > SIRS Researcher > Pro vs. Con or > Leading Issues

        ·         Multnomah County Library: Research for Social Issues at: https://multcolib.org/homework-center/social-issues


§  Locate a book in our library via Destiny at: http://library.meade.k12.sd.us


§  World Book Encyclopedia Advanced from the SD State Library Databases at: http://library.sd.gov

                    Click on: Children & Youth Services > Homework Resources > World Book Advanced

Honors English 9 Author/Novel

posted Nov 28, 2012, 11:55 AM by Alissa Adams

Here are some sources to get you started:
 
 
Internet Public Library: http://www.ipl.org/
 
SIRS Discoverer: http://library.sd.gov

World Book Encyclopedia: http://library.sd.gov

SBHS Library Catalog: http://library.meade.k12.sd.us -OR- go to Favorites > Meade School District Library

 

Country Traveler Project 2012-13

posted Nov 8, 2012, 10:23 AM by adamsali@meadeschools.org   [ updated Nov 28, 2012, 7:49 AM ]

Finding Dulcinea: http://www.findingdulcinea.com/features/edu/Sites-for-Learning-About-Countries.html
World Book Advanced: Explore the World: http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/explore?id=mp000258
*SIRS Discovererhttp://library.sd.gov > Teens > Homework > SIRS Discoverer
*World Book Encyclopedia: http://library.sd.gov > Teens > Homework > World Book Reference Center
SBHS Library Cataloghttp://library.meade.k12.sd.us  -OR- go to Favorites > Meade School District Library

*If accessing the asterisked databases from home, users will need our State Library barcode and password.  See Mrs. Adams or a teacher for help.

Career Research Paper: Source Guide

posted Oct 24, 2012, 11:31 AM by adamsali@meadeschools.org

1.  SD My Life:  http://www.sdmylife.com/

2.  SD State Library databases: www.library.sd.gov > Children & Youth Services > Homework Resources

*If accessing these databases in-district, users do not need a barcode # and password.  Off campus, users will need the following information: 
Barcode: 21583000021261  Password: sturgis

·         World Book Advanced (grades 9-12+)

·         SIRS Discoverer from ProQuest (grades K-9)

·         InfoTrac Junior Edition for Middle Schools (2001+)

·         InfoTrac Student Edition for High Schools (1985+)

3.  Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://www.bls.gov/k12/index.htm

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