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Research Resources

GALE RESEARCH DATABASES

 


This database features age-appropriate, reliable sources on a broad range of topics.

Password for remote access: slzusd

 



 

Created specifically for middle-school students, this database contains age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history. Password for remote access: slzusd

 



This database features reference entries, magazine and newspaper articles, images and videos that you can use for researching your topic.  Password for remote access: slzusd

 

ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Looking for information on a particular person or place? Try these!

 

NEWSELA

This is a great site to find reliable news articles and so much more!


 

REFERENCE DESK

This is a one-stop shop for search engines, articles and random facts!

 

GOOGLE ADVANCED SEARCH
If you absolutely have to use Google, this will help you narrow down your search.

 

COPYRIGHT AND FAIR USE BASICS

This video from Common Sense Media gives you the basics of copyright and fair use.

 
This page from the U.S. Copyright Office answers questions about copyright and fair use.

 

COPYRIGHT FRIENDLY IMAGES


 

Looking for a picture or graphic for a report? This site allows you to search for copyright-free images. 

EVALUATING WEBSITES


This handy checklist from Kathy Shrock will be helpful when you're evaluating a website for your research!

 

 


Try and evaluate this website. Does it contain real, factual information?

 

BRAINPOP


Sign into Google Chrome first!

 

DICTIONARIES

For help with your vocabulary homework!

 

 

PRIMARY SOURCES

If you're researching a particular event or period in history, these are great resources to use!