The Chromebooks have been working well in the library this year. They may be checked out for in-library use and are fast to log on and fast to use. However, you have to have a Google account to use them!
You may print from them as well. Click on the "Google Print" button at the right to get started.
What can Google Drive do for you?
Can I trust the information on a website? Is it biased?
Help is available! Use the following to help you determine whether a source is credible (believable or trustworthy) or not.
APA Style is commonly used for research papers and scholarly papers in the areas of Psychology and other social sciences. However, APA style is commonly used in college classes in all subject areas for papers. Click on the image above for a tutorial with samples of required pages, or use the links below and at the left for more help.
Take a look at some of the options available for free on the Presenting page to create interesting, media rich presentations for your projects.
Animation...Slideshows...Digital Posters...Digital Magazines and more!
Gale's Biography in Context database gives you access to more biographies than you can imagine. Search by name or by occupation/category. This is an excellent resource, but you have to have a Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Library Card to use it!
Biography in Context
Apply for a Library Card (Easiest method is to stop by your local branch.)
Use this document to organize and summarize your research. You can save a copy and edit this in Google Drive, MS Word, OpenOffice, as well as other formats.
MVHS Research Organizer - Google Drive
MVHS Research Organizer - MS Word
Sample Research Organizer - .pdf file
If you don't have a Google account and would like one, sign up here.
It is time for a good oral debate in Mr. Bushman's class, but arguments are stronger when there is research behind them! When using websites for research, be sure to evaluate them for bias. Using facts from PETA without another source to support those facts definitely hurts the credibility of the argument. Timeliness is key, as well! Facts that are too old may have little or no relevance to your argument today!
Students: Be sure to check out the help available through Brainfuse! You may submit papers to their writing lab for help proofreading and editing and get live homework help with online tutors. This service is free to all CCSD students. Check the "Database Login" page for the password to access this service at home.
Brainfuse-Writing Lab, Homework Help and More!