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Class Resources

  • Beruhmte Deutsche

    German:  Projekt – Beruhmte Deutsche

    Print Resources:

    • Encyclopedia of World Biography REF 030 ENC  (set located on shelf across from desktops)

    • Most people on your list are included in this set
    • 1-4 pages of information on each person
    • photocopy needed pages and bibliographic information

    Destiny Quest:  Online Library Card Catalog

    • Log-in using network username and password  (tab on top right side of page)

    • Enter person’s name in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice

    • Click on “Web Site” tab underneath “Search box” to access credible web resources

    Databases:

    • World News Digest – People in the News
    • Modern World History – Featured People
    • Bloom’s Literature (for authors only)
    • Literature Resource Center (for authors only)
    • Science in Context – Biographies
    • Biography in Context
    • Fine Arts & Music Collection
    • Learn360 + Classroom Video on Demand  (multimedia)
    • Safari Montage  (multimedia)
    • Student Resources in Context – Biography
    • General Reference Center Gold
    • Research in Context – People
    • Pop Culture Collection
    • Monroe County Public Library Databases – Britannica Academic Edition & Britannica School

    Credible Websites:

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  • Sexual Assault Public Service Announcement

    Destiny Quest: Online Library Card Catalog

    • Login using network username and password (tab on upper right side of page)

    • Enter topic in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice

    • Click on the “Web Site” tab underneath the “Search” box to access credible web resources

    • 24/7 remote access

    Databases:

    • Teen Health & Wellness

    • CQ Researcher – current social issues; unbiased factual information (history/chronology, data/statistics, current assessment, etc.)

      • Keyword Search – results are sorted by relevance so be sure to check copyright dates!

      • Can print individual sections of articles

      • Browse Topics tab

      • Browse Reports tab

      • Hot Topics list

      • Recent Reports

    • Facts.com – Current world news & hot topics – info. from the past 70 years

      • Issues and Controversies

        • Use Keyword Search

        • Also search for topic under the following heading:

          • Issues in the Headlines – ACCESS ALL TOPICS

      • World News Digest

        • Use Search box (for sexual assault cases in the news)

      • Health Reference Center
      • Classroom Video on Demand  (video streaming)
    • Gale (GaleNet) – (Scroll down to locate individual databases) Be sure to utilize the following features/options within each database to help limit your search: Advanced Search, Full Text, Peer-Reviewed, selecting specific types of resources 

      • Academic OneFile

      • Student Resources in Context 

      • General OneFile

      • Health Reference Center Academic

      • Global Issues in Context – international viewpoints (including the U.S.) on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics & current events

    • Safari Montage: Multimedia Resources (use network login)

      • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.
      • Click on “Search” tab and customize your search using the limiters on the left-hand side of the page

      • Save searches to your Playlist

    Citing Sources/EasyBib:

    • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and parenthetical documentation (citing within your paper) regarding MLA 7, APA, Chicago style, etc. 

    • Link to EasyBib via this page or through your Fairport Google Apps

    • Other links at the top of the page will provide access to more detailed, in-depth information

    Your library staff is always happy to help, so please ask if you need assistance! 

  • NASA HUNCH

    Nasa Logo

    Databases

    • Gale Group: (scroll down to locate individual databases) – Be sure to utilize the following features/options to help limit your search, within each database listed below:Advanced Search, Full Text, Peer-Reviewed, selecting specific types of resources
    • Academic OneFile – extensive, authoritative coverage from a wide variety of sources, including reference, scholarly and peer-reviewed publications
    • Expanded Academic ASAP – includes scholarly and peer-reviewed publications on topics across all disciplines
    • Student Resources in Context – a wide variety of print and multimedia resources, including academic journals, focusing on all content areas
    • General OneFile – full text news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics
    • General Science Collection – includes peer-reviewed journal articles on the latest scientific developments
    • Science in Context – a wide variety of print and multimedia resources, including academic journals, focusing on contemporary science topics
    • Facts.com:
      • Today’s Science – the latest discoveries pushing the boundaries of science
      • Classroom Video on Demand – full-length videos and clips on core curriculum topics
    • Safari Montage – Multimedia database
      • Videos-on-demand, images, audio clips, etc.
      • Login with your network username and password; select FHS from the drop-down menu
      • Click on the “Search” tab and then customize your search by using the limiters on the left side of the page
      • Save searches to your Playlist

    Websites

    • NASA HUNCH
    • NASA
    • International Space Station Research
    • Citing Sources/EasyBib
      • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and paranthetical documentation (citing within your paper) using MLA 7
      • Link to EasyBib via this page or through your school email account
      • Other links at the top of the page will provide access to more detailed, in-depth information
  • Class Assignments

    GENERAL CROSS-CURRICULAR WEB RESOURCES

    • Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

    COLONIAL AMERICA

    • Colonial Web-Information about colonial America from Michigan State University.
    • Historical Almanack-Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
    • Jesuit Plantation Project-Georgetown University, American Studies Department.
    • Rare Map Collection-University of Georgia, Colonial America.
    • U.S. History: Early America-An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources from Academic Info.

    CURRENT EVENTS

    • The Cato Institute-Libertarian public policy analysis.
    • Global Issues-Global issues (social, political, economic, environmental)that affect all of us.
    • University of Michigan: Explore government Documents-Political Science resources, Think Tanks.

    Local Newspapers

    National Newspapers

    Internet Newspapers & Blogs

    International Newspapers & News Outlets

    Africa

    Asia

    Australia

    Europe

    Middle East

    North America

    South America

    Business Newspapers

    ECONOMICS

    FOREIGN POLICY

    GEOGRAPHY

    • CIA World Factbook-The World Factbook is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency for the use of US Government officials, and the style, format, coverage, and content are designed to meet their specific requirements.
    • Country Studies Area Handbook-Prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. This online series presently contains studies of 85 countries.
    • lonely Planet-Travel Information Site.
    • U.S. Department of State: Background Notes-US State Department’s “Background Notes” provide information on geographic entities and international organizations and are updated periodically.
    • Yahoo’s Index of German Sites
    • Latin/Central America
    • Latin World-A directory of Internet resources on Latin America and the Caribbean.
    • Organization of American States (OAS)

    GLOBAL NATIONALISM

    GOVERNMENT

    New York State

    • Digital Librarian-Links to various sites on NYS.
    • New York State Government Information Locator Service
    • New York State Senate

    News & Public Affairs

    U.S. Government

    • Federal Information Center-Established in 1966, the FIC is a single point of contact for people who have questions about Federal agencies, programs, and services.
    • FedWorld-A program of the United States Department of Congress, National Technical Information Service (NTIS). Includes pointers to government information as well as full-text databases.
    • Head Count-a non-profit organization founded in 2004 by some of the biggest names in the music industry who are interested in energizing the most influential potential voters in America… YOUNG PEOPLE!!  Marc Brownstein of The Disco Biscuits, Andy Bernstein – Phish fan extraordinaire, and Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead are a few of the original backers of this grassroots website that can help you register to vote and investigate all of the major issues facing our nation today.  Participate in democracy by checking it out!
    • Library of Congress
    • Thomas-Library of Congress site on U.S. Congress, Congressional Actions, Bills, etc.
    • U.S. House of Representatives
    • U.S. Senate
    • The White House

    Statistical

    • FedStats-Reports statistics from more than 70 agencies of the U.S. government.
    • U.S. Census Bureau

    HISTORY

    HOLOCAUST

    INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

    Europe

    • British History: 1700-1950-The Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia.
    • Child Labor-British History 1700-1900.  The Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia.
    • Child Labor-The Victorian Web.
    • Conditions in the Mines-Accounts from the Peel Web.
    • Education: 1700-1950-British History 1700-1930.  The Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia.
    • Emancipation of Women-British History 1700-1920.  The Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia.
    • Industrial Revolution-Internet Modern History Sourcebook.
    • The Life of the Industrial Worker 19th-Century England-Material originally publish during the Industrial Revolution which deals with conditions and laws regarding workers.
    • Peel Web-British History 1830-1850.  Information and statistics.
    • Smoke Break-Living conditions, health and housing in 19th century Britain.

    Primary Documents

    NATIVE AMERICANS

    PHILOSOPHY

    PROGRESSIVE ERA

    RELIGIONS

    • Yahoo Index-Links to religions, spiritual practices and philosophies.

    Files & Documents

    If you do not see a file list displayed above, please click here to view the files via Google Drive. A Google account is not required for file access.

     

    Famous Cases Research Project

    Criminal Justice Degree Basics Where To Start

    Destiny Quest: Online Library Card Catalog

    • Log-in using network username and password  (tab on upper right side of page)

    • Enter topic/subject in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice

    • Click on “Web Site” tab underneath “Search” box to access credible web resources

    • 24/7 remote access

    Databases:

    • Gale  Scroll down to locate individual databases; also be sure to utilize the following features/options within each database listed below: Advanced Search, Full Text, Peer-Reviewed, selecting specific types of resources 

      • Academic OneFile

      • Criminal Justice Collection

      • Expanded Academic ASAP

      • Biography in Context

      • Student Resources in Context 

      • Global Issues in Context – international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics & current events

     

    • Facts.com

      • World News Digest – current world news & hot topics – info. from the past 60 years

        • Utilize the Search box

      • Modern World History Online

        • Utilize the Search box
      • Classroom Video on Demand

        • Utilize the Search box
        • Collections drop-down menu: Criminal Justice & Law

    Safari Montage:  Multimedia Resources  (use network login)

    • Link on the Databases page

    • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.

    • Click on “Search” tab and customize your search by using the limiters on the left-hand side of the page

    Websites:

    Citing Sources:

    • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and paranthetical documentation using MLA 7

    • Link to EasyBib via this page or through your Fairport Apps located within your school email account

    • Other links at the top of the page for more detailed, in-depth information

    Your library staff is always happy to help, so please ask if you need assistance! 


    Files & Documents

    If you do not see a file list displayed above, please click here to view the files via Google Drive. A Google account is not required for file access.

     

    Global History Cold War Research Project

    Cold War Logo

    Print Resources:

    • REF 030 ENC – Encyclopedia of World Biography (Reference section – information on specific individuals)

    Destiny Quest:  Online Library Card Catalog

    • Login using network username and password (tab on top right side of page)

    • Enter specific topic in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice

    • Click on “Web Site” tab underneath “Search” box to access credible web resources

    • 24/7 remote access

    Databases:  (password: fhsfamily)

    • Facts.com

      • World News Digest – world news, hot topics & influential figures over the past 60 years

      • Modern World History Online

      • Classroom Video on Demand – video-streamed resources

    • Gale – Scroll down to locate individual databases; also be sure to utilize the following features/options within each database listed below:  Advanced Search, Full Text, Peer-Reviewed, selection of specific types of resources

      • Academic OneFile

      • Expanded Academic ASAP

      • Biography in Context

      • Student Resources in Context

      • GVRL

        • Biography – Encyclopedia of World Biography
        • History – American Decades (1900-1999)
        • History – Cold War Reference Library
        • History – History in Dispute, Cold War, Vol. 1 & 6, 2000
      • Global Issues in Context – international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics & current events, as well as influential people

      • Military and Intelligence Database

      • U.S. History Collection

      • War and Terrorism Collection

      • World History Collection

      • U.S. History in Context

    Credible Websites for Biographical Info: 

    Safari Montage:  Multimedia Resources

    • Link on the Databases page

    • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.

    • Login using network username and password; then select “FA Fairport High School”

    • Click on “Search” tab and customize your search by using the limiters on the left-hand side of the page

    • Save searches to your Playlist

    Citing Sources:

    • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and parenthetical documentation

    • Link to EasyBib via this page or through your Fairport apps located within your school email account; select the APA citation option when creating a works cited page in EasyBib

    • Other links at the top of the page for more detailed, in-depth information


    Files & Documents

    If you do not see a file list displayed above, please click here to view the files via Google Drive. A Google account is not required for file access.

     

    Global Studies – Totalitarian Project

    Clenched Fist

    Print Resources:

    • REF 030 ENC – Encyclopedia of World Biography (Reference section)

    Destiny Quest:  Online Library Card Catalog

    • Login using network username and password (tab on top right side of page)

    • Enter topic in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice

    • Click on “Web Site” tab underneath “Search” box to access credible web resources

    Databases:

    • Facts.com

      • Modern World History Online

      • World News Digest (world news, hot topics & influential figures over the past 60 yrs.)

    • Gale

      • Biography in Context

      • Student Resources in Context – covers all content areas

      • Military and Intelligence Database

      • War and Terrorism Collection

      • World History Collection

      • Global Issues in Context – international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics & current events, as well as influential people

    Websites: 

    Safari Montage:  Multimedia Resources

    • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.

    • Login using network username and password; then select “FA Fairport High School”

    • Click on “Search” tab and customize your search by using the limiters on the left-hand side of the page

    • Save searches to your Playlist

    Citing Sources:

    • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and paranthetical documentation using MLA 7

    • Link to EasyBib via this page or through your school email account; Login to EasyBib using your school email address (username) and your student number (password)

    • Other links at the top of the page for more detailed, in-depth information

    Your library staff is here to help, so please ask if you need assistance! 

     

    National and Historical Figures Project

    Destiny Quest – Online library card catalog 

    • Login using your network username and password

    • Enter subject/topic in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice
    • Tabs: Web Sites, Digital Resources

    Safari Montage – Multimedia resources (use network login)

    • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.
    • Click on “Search” tab and customize your search using the limiters on the left-hand side of the page.
    • Save searches to your Playlist.

    Databases

    • Some databases are subject-specific while others are cross-curricular.
    • Please see your librarian to help you effectively narrow your search.

    Citing Sources/EasyBib

    • Comprehensive, centralized information for citing sources and paranthetical documentation with regard to a variety of citation styles, including MLA 7.
    • If you are using Easy Bib for the first time you will need to register/login using your school email account.

    Nations Project

    For this project, a minimum of 3 sources is required (each with a publication date after 2000). Encyclopedias may not be used.

    Helpful databases include:

    •  Gale:
      • Academic OneFile
      • World History Collection
      • Diversity Studies
      • Gale Student Resources in Context
      • Global Issues in Context
    • Facts on File/Facts.com:
      • Issues & Controversies
      • World News Digest
      • Modern World History Online
    • CultureGrams

    Helpful websites include:

     


    Historical Figures Project

    For this project, a minimum is 3 sources is required from two categories. See your project directions for specific details.

    Helpful databases include:

    • Gale:

      • Academic OneFile

      • Gale Biography in Context

      • Gale Student Resources in Context

      • U.S. History Collection

      • World History Collection

      • Global Issues in Context

    • Facts on File/Facts.com:
      • World News Digest
      • Modern World History Online

    Helpful print resources include:

    • Encyclopedia of World Biography – REF 920

    Helpful websites include:

     


    Files & Documents

    If you do not see a file list displayed above, please click here to view the files via Google Drive. A Google account is not required for file access.

     

    Societal Problems Project

    Globe Hands

    Print Resources

    • REF 080 – Social Issues series books
      • Located on top of the Reference shelves, across from the circulation desk
      • Books are arranged alphabetically by series, and then alphabetically by title within each series; titles reflect topic 
      • Books can be checked out overnight
      • You may also make copies of the information needed – don’t forget to copy the title page(s) so you can cite your source; login to the copier using your network username and password
    • Destiny Quest – Online Library Card Catalog
      • Login using your network username and password (tab on upper right side of page)
      • Enter subject / topic in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice
      • Click on the “Web Site” tab underneath the “Search” box to access credible web resources
      • 24/7 remote access

    Databases:

    **If accessing databases remotely, from outside of school, you will need to type in the individual username and password for each one, i.e. CQ, Gale, Facts.com, as listed on the Database page.

    • CQ Researcher – Current social issues; unbiased factual information (history/chronology, data/statistics, current assessment, etc.)
      • Keyword or Advanced searching options
      • Keyword Search – results are sorted by relevance, so please be sure to check copyright dates!  However, you can re-sort by most recent articles by selecting “Newest” to the right of your search results
      • Can print either the full report OR individual sections of articles
      • Check out the following links/headings:
        • Browse Topics
        • Browse Reports (By Date, Issue Tracker, Pro/Con)
        • Featured Report (center)
        • Hot Topics (on right)
        • Recent Reports (at bottom)
    • CQ Weekly – weekly overviews on government, commerce and politics
    • CQ Washington Information Directory – Executive Agencies & Interest Groups
    • CQ Congressional Digest – impartial pros and cons of congressional issues
    • Gale (GaleNet) (scroll down to locate individual databases) – Be sure to utilize the following features/options within each database to help limit your search:  Advanced Search, Full Text, Peer-Reviewed, selecting specific types of resources 
      • Academic OneFile – includes scholarly and peer-reviewed publications 
      • New York State Newspapers – localized issues and information
      • Student Resources in Context – covers all content areas 
      • Global Issues in Context – international viewpoints (including the US) on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics & current events
      • Expanded Academic ASAP – includes scholarly and peer-reviewed publications
      • InfoTrac Newsstand – newspapers
      • Opposing Viewpoints in Context – social issues/current events and controversies; presents alternative perspectives
      • Browse titles and descriptions of other subject-specific Gale databases for those relating to your topic, i.e. Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
    • Facts.com – Current world news & hot topics – information from the past 70 years
      • Issues & Controversies
        • Keyword or Advanced search
        • Recent Controversies
        • Issues by Subject
        • All Issues A to Z
        • Resources link – Editorial Cartoons & Questions
      • World News Digest
        • Use Search box OR click on “More” link for Advanced Search
        • Recent Featured Stories 
        • Topics in the News – View All Topics
        • Key News by Decade – 2010 to the Present 
      • Health Reference Center
        • Keyword or Advanced search
        • EXPLORE SUBJECTS
        • Health Centers
        • Health in the News – All Recent News
      • Classroom Video on Demand – video streaming across all content areas; includes full length videos and clips
        • Keyword search
        • Subjects link
        • Browse Collections – Show More 
    • Safari Montage – Multimedia Resources  (use network login/select FA Fairport High School)
      • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.
      • Use Search box
      • Click on the “Search” tab and customize your keyword search using the limiters on the left side of the page
      • Subjects tab
      • Save searches to your Playlist
    • MCLS  (Monroe County Library System) – May need personal library card for access 
      • For more localized issues
      • Gale Custom Newspapers  (NYS Newspapers – larger cities)
      • Gannett Newsstand  (6 NYS Newspapers – smaller cities)

    Websites

    • THOMAS website – Legislative information from the Library of Congress, including congressional bills
    • Pew Research CenterSocial & Demographic Trends– Excellent, Reputable site for statistics relating to social trends.
    • United Nations Web site: Information on problems that affect the United States and countries around the world. 
    • The American Citizen Interest Groups in American Politics – Lists links to interest groups and advocacy organizations
      • You can also do a Google search to locate special Public Interest Groups – CAUTION: be sure to verify that the web page is the officiallegitimate site
    • ProCon – pros and cons of current controversial issues
    • GOP Website – Official website of the Republican Part
    • Citing Sources/EasyBib
      • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and parenthetical documentation (citing within your paper) regarding MLA 7, APA, Chicago style, etc.
      • Link to EasyBib via this page (then be sure to login) or through your Fairport Google Apps (you will already be logged in through your email account)
      • Other links at the top of the page will provide access to more detailed, in-depth information (including Purdue University’s Purdue Owl site)

    Files & Documents

    If you do not see a file list displayed above, please click here to view the files via Google Drive. A Google account is not required for file access.

     

    U.S. History – Independent Reading Project

    Images

    Destiny Quest:

    • Log-in using your network username and password  (tab on upper right side of page)
    • Search Box Suggestions:
      • Enter “historical fiction”
      • Enter “historical fiction” and a specific event/time period in U.S. history
      • Enter “true narrative” and the name of a person or a specific event/time period in U.S. history
      • Enter “biography” and the name of a person or a specific event/time period in U.S. History
      • Enter any one of the topics listed below, although you are not limited to those:
        • Colonial Period  (~1600-1776)
        • American Revolution  (1776-1783)
        • Early America/New Nation  (1783-1850’s)
        • Antebellum Period  (1850’s-1861)
        • Civil War/Reconstruction  (1861-1877)
        • Gilded Age/Industrialization  (1870’s-1910’s)
        • U.S. Imperialism  (1860’s-1910’s)
        • Progressive Era  (1880’s-1920’s)
        • World War I  (U.S. involvement, 1917-1918)
        • Roaring 20’s
        • Great Depression and New Deal  (1929-1941)
        • World War II  (1941-1945)
        • Post War America/Baby Boomers  (1950’s)
        • Cold War  (1945-1960’s, continues through 1980’s)
        • Civil Rights Movement  (1940’s-1970’s)
        • Women’s Rights  (1960’s-1970’s)
        • JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Vietnam  (1960’s-1970’s)
        • Richard Nixon (Watergate), Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter  (1970’s)
        • Ronald Regan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama (Modern America)  (1980-present)
    • Click on “Go” twice (to load more visuals)
    • Results will also include ebooks and digital audio books that can be accessed via the“FollettShelf” tab; download the following free apps to any personal device to borrow these materials:
      • Follett Destiny Quest  (to search the online card catalog ONLY)
      • Follett Enlight Reader  (FollettShelf ebooks ONLY; network username/password; URL is Destiny Discover)
      • Catalist Digital Audio  (digital audio books ONLY)
      • regularly install updates as prompted
    • Your book selection should address one or more of the following aspects related to any given time period/event/individual:  politics, social change, reform, “life during…”, etc.

    Tips:

    • After you have specifically selected a book in Destiny Quest, look to the bottom right corner of the page for the “You May Also Like…” suggestion box and the recommended/related titles in it.
    • If we don’t own a book you want to read, please ASK!!!  The FHS library can borrow titles from other local libraries in our area.
    • Memoirs & True Narratives:  Nonfiction that reads like fiction!  Lists on the page are arranged by subject area, but new titles are added monthly so check Destiny Quest for additional selections.
    • Overdrive:  (additional ebooks and digital audio books)
    • Monroe 1 BOCES Library
      • Select ‘Fairport Central Schools’ from the drop-down menu
      • Login with your network username & password
      • Search for a book in digital and/or audio format
      • Download checkout (READ format ebook or MP3 audio book) to a personal device
      • OR if you don’t have a personal device, download checkout (READ format ebook or MP3 audio book) into the cloud; you will then be able to access it from any device by going back to the BOCES Overdrive website and logging in  
    • Monroe County Library System
      • Adobe Acrobat Reader free download required on a personal device

    ALSO CHECK OUT the websites below for additional young adult reading selections, suggestions and reviews:

     

    Girl being blown away by a book

    Happy Reading!


    Files & Documents

    If you do not see a file list displayed above, please click here to view the files via Google Drive. A Google account is not required for file access.

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  • WEB RESOURCES

    Book Reviews

    • The Hungry Mind Reviews 100 Best 20th-Century Books
    • Library Journal’s Hot Picks
    • Shmoop

    Drama & Theater

    • Biography.com – Search for brief biographies of 20,000+ personalities.
    • Playbill Online – Especially helpful is the “Links-Theater Central” section.

    Journalism

    • Newslink – Contains links to newspapers and news sources from all over the world, including features from AJR Magazine and original content created solely for the online reader.
    • Consortium for Independent Journalism – Investigative, independent journalism.

    Shakespeare

    Storytelling

    • Children’s Literature Web Guide
    • Children’s Online Stories – From the Children’s Literature Web Guide.
    • Children’s Story Collections – From the Children’s Literature Web Guide.
    • Encyclopedia Mythica – An encyclopedia of Mythology, Folklore, and Legend.
    • Folklore, Myth, and Legend – From the Children’s Literature Web Guide.
    • Time Shepard’s Storytelling Resources for Storytellers
  • Assignment attached below for your convenience!

    Objectives:

    • Learn where library web pages are that help guide you through school projects
    • Review ways to find a book of interest
    • Share a couple of technology options available for creating your Book Trailers
    • Introduce Prezi including how to register using school email

    How to find a book that interests YOU:

    • Destiny Quest – Library Catalog (log in if you want to save your search!)

    Narrow your search by typing in subject headings of interest (see Fiction Subject Heading list below or on top of Fiction Shelves)

    OR

    Check out our special collections:

    • Teen Bok Festival (books of authors visiting Rochester in May!)
    • True Narratives (true stories that read like novels – including memoirs)
    • Historical Fiction (fiction books based on historical events – spot the spine labels!)
    • Science Fiction & Fantasy (browse shelves to spot special spine labels)

    How to plan/organize your “movie” ideas:

    • Storyboards – Create a Storyboard

    Tools you could use to create your book trailer:

    • Windows Movie Maker – Go to Start on computer, then find Windows Movie Maker under programs
    • Prezi – Create an account in Prezi using your school email account – your student ID is your password – Learn About School Email Accounts
    • Prezi Tutorials (blocked by school’s filter, but feel free to view at home)
      • Lesson 1: Step-by-Step Tutorial on Prezi Basics
      • Lesson 2: Why the Best Prezis use Grouping & Layering
      • Lesson 3: Quick Tips on Presenting & Publishing

    Adding Music to your Prezi Presentation

    • Save your first picture/slide to your desktop
    • Open Windows Movie Maker
    • On the left column, click on “Import Picture”
    • Find your find your first picture/slide and add it to Windows Movie Maker (it should appear in the larger box titled “Collections”
    • Drag your picture to the bottom of the screen and drop it into the “video” row
    • Save your music to your desktop (MUST be an mp3 format)
    • On the left column, click on “Import Audio or Music”
    • Find your music and click on it to add it to Windows Movie Maker (it should appear in the larger box titled “Collections”
    • Drag your music to the bottom of the screen and drop it into the “audio/video” row
    • Make sure the length of the song and the picture are the same
    • Save file to your desktop
    • In Prezi, click on “Add File”
    • Find your Windows Movie Maker file and add it to Prezi
    • Place your file where your first picture/slide would go

    Places to find images and music without breaking copyright law

    Sample Book Trailers

    Page Last Updated on February 5, 2018


    Files & Documents

    If you do not see a file list displayed above, please click here to view the files via Google Drive. A Google account is not required for file access.

  • Print Resources:

    • 331.7 – CAREER BOOKS – scan the spines for general career fields, and then check the Index and the Table of Contents for more specific positions within that field
    • You may photocopy sections of a book, as an alternative to checking it out of the library

    Destiny Quest: Online Library Card Catalog

    • Login using your network username and password (tab on upper right side of page)
    • Search a general career field, i.e. medical, education, technology, engineering, business, etc. and then add the word ‘career’, ‘jobs’, or ’employment’ after it; click on “Go” twice
    • Click on the “Web Site” tab underneath the “Search” box to access credible web resources regarding your topic
    • 24/7 remote access​​​​​​​

    Databases:

    ​​​​​​​**If accessing databases remotely, from outside of school, you will need to type in the individual username and password for each one, i.e. Gale, Facts.com, as listed on the Database page.

    • Gale  Scroll down to locate individual databases; also be sure to utilize the following features/options within each database listed below: Advanced SearchFull TextPeer-Reviewedselecting specific types of resources

    • ​​​​​​​Vocations and Careers Collection
      • Student Resources in Context
      • Agriculture Collection
      • Communications and Mass Media Collection
      • Criminal Justice Collection
      • Culinary Arts Collection
      • Fine Arts and Music Collection
      • Nursing and Allied Health Collection
      • Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection
      • Small Business Collection
      • Business Insights: Essentials
    • Facts.com
      • Classroom Video on Demand  (video-streaming resources)

    Websites:

    Safari Montage: Multimedia Resources (use network login)

    • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.
    • Click on the “Search” tab and customize your search by using the limiters on the left-hand side of the page
    • Save searches to your Playlist

    Citing Sources:

    • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and parenthetical documentation using MLA 7, APA, and Chicago style
    • Link to EasyBib via this page or through your Fairport Google Apps within your school email
    • Other links at the top of the page provide access to more detailed, in-depth information
    • Your library staff is always happy to help, so please ask if you need assistance!

    Page Last Updated on March 13, 2019

  • LITERATURE

    Destiny Quest: Online Library Card Catalog

    • Login using your network username/password (tab on upper right side of page)
    • Enter topic in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice
    • Search term suggestions:
      • title
      • author
      • title & author together
      • title & the term “literary criticism” (The Grapes of Wrath literary criticism)
      • author & the term “literary criticism” (i.e. John Steinbeck literary criticism)
      • title & the term “literary theme”
      • author & the term “literary theme”
    • Results will also include ebooks and digital audio books that can be accessed via the “FollettShelf” tab

    Download the following free apps to any personal device to borrow these materials:

    • Follett Destiny Quest (to search the online card catalog ONLY)
    • Follett Enlight Reader (FollettShelf ebooks ONLY)
      • network username/password; URL is https://wbb37523.follettshelf.com
    • Catalist Digital Audio (digital audio books ONLY)
    • Regularly install updates as prompted!
      • Click on the “Web Site” tab underneath the “Search” box to access credible web resources
      • 24/7 remote access

    Databases:

    To find additional literary criticism and author biographies, as well as information on various literary devices (i.e. plot, theme, tone, symbolism, point of view, etc.)

    • Gale
      • Biography in Context
      • Student Resources in Context
      • Literature Criticism Online
      • Literature Resource Center
    • Facts.com
      • Bloom’s Literature
      • Classroom Video on Demand (video streaming)
    • MCLS (Monroe County Library System) – Databases can be accessed with your public library card
      • Gale Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online
      • Gale Literary Criticism Online
      • Gale Something About the Author Online
      • Gale Virtual Reference Library (ebooks)

    Websites:


    HISTORY

    Print Resources:

    Browse the 973 books (across from the circulation desk), as they are arranged by decade.

    Once you locate a decade relevant to the time period in which your author had written, get ideas regarding important people and significant events by exploring the Table of Contents and the Index.

    Destiny Quest: Online Library Card Catalog

    • Login using your network username/password (tab on upper right side of page)
    • Enter topic in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice
    • Search term suggestions:
      • decade/time period (i.e. 1920’s)
      • United States & decade
      • specific person
      • specific event
    • Results will also include ebooks and digital audio books that can be accessed via the “FollettShelf” tab
      • Download the free apps (listed above in the Literature section) to any personal device to borrow these materials
    • Click on the “Web Site” tab underneath the “Search” box to access credible web resources
    • 24/7 remote access

    Databases: Search by decade/time period or specific event

    • Gale
      • Student Resources in Context
      • U.S. History in Context
    • Facts on File
      • Modern World History
      • World News Digest (1940’s – present)
      • Classroom Video on Demand (video streaming)

    LITERATURE & HISTORY

    Safari Montage: Multimedia Resources (link on Databases page; use network login)

    • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.
    • Click on “Search” tab and customize your search using the limiters on the left-hand side of the page
    • Save searches to your playlist

    OverDrive: (ebooks and digital audio books)

    • Monroe 1 BOCES Library
      • Select ‘Fairport Central Schools’ from the drop-down menu
      • Login with your network username & password
      • Search for a book in digital and/or audio format
      • Download checkout (READ format ebook or MP3 audio book) to a personal device
      • OR if you don’t have a personal device, download checkout (READ format ebook or MP3 audio book) into the cloud
        • You will then be able to access it from any device by going back to the BOCES Overdrive website and logging in.
    • Monroe County Library System
      • Adobe Acrobat Reader free download required on a personal device

    Citing Sources:

    • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and parenthetical documentation (citing within your paper) regarding MLA 7, APA, Chicago style, etc.
    • Link to EasyBib via this page or through your Fairport Google Apps
    • Other links at the top of the page will provide access to more detailed, in-depth information

    Inter-Library Loan (ILL): The FHS library can ILL books from most school, public, college/university and speciality libraries in the greater Rochester area region

    • Databases Page
      • MCLS (Monroe County Library System) – search all of the public libraries throughout Rochester
      • WorldCat – select the dark blue tabs for the specific types of resources you’re looking for, and then conduct a search for those items in all public and academic (colleges/universities) libraries around the world
        • Results are sorted by closest geographic location

    Page Last Updated on March 13, 2019


    Files & Documents

    If you do not see a file list displayed above, please click here to view the files via Google Drive. A Google account is not required for file access.

  • Library Catalog  (Destiny Quest):

    • Log-in using your network username and password  (link on upper right)
    • Enter titleauthor or subject in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice 
    • Results will also include ebooks and digital audio books that can also be accessed directly via the “FollettShelf” tab 

    Digital Books:

    • Follett Shelf / Destiny Discover  (all titles in FHS Library catalog and Monroe 1 BOCES)
      • Log-in using your network username and password  (link on upper right) 
      • Enter title or author in “Search” box (which will generate BOTH print and digital results) OR…
      • Scroll down to “eBooks” or “Audiobooks” and select “See all” on the right
      • Click on a specific title and  **at the bottom of the screen is the book’s citation information!!
      • Select “Open” or “Checkout” (for FHS titles, labeled Follett eBook) OR “Open” – “Borrow” – “Go to Checkouts” (for BOCES titles, labeled eBook)  **checked out titles are saved in your Account/Bookbag
      • IF the title is in the Monroe #1 BOCES Digital Library, follow directions below
      • IF the title is a Follett eBook, sign in with your network username/password (if prompted)
      • Materials can be borrowed and read online in the browser/cloud (ONLY option for Follett; highly recommended for BOCES)
    • Sora – Monroe #1 BOCES Digital Library
      • Select ‘Fairport Central Schools’ from the drop-down menu
      • Sign in with your network username & password
      • Explore the “Subjects” and “Collections” tabs to narrow by genre/topic OR…
      • Search for a book by title or author in digital and/or audio format; select title (if icon in top right corner of cover is shaded, item is already checked out)
      • Select “Borrow” – “Go to Checkouts” – links to your “Account” page  (place to manage all of your digital content in OverDrive)…load period is 21 days; options to ‘Renew’ and ‘Return’ title from this page
      • Select “READ (in your browser)” – allows checkout to/access in the cloud from any device by going back to the Monroe #1 BOCES Digital Library link and logging in
      • ONLY use the “Read with kindle” or “Download” option if accessing this site from a personal device, having previously installed the following apps:
        • OverDrive  (includes EPUB ebooks in the app); enter zip code to select a local library (Monroe County Library System, Monroe #1 BOCES, etc.)
        • Kindle
        • regularly install updates as prompted
    • Monroe County Library System
      • Sign in via:
        • library card number
        • OverDrive app
        • FaceBook
      • download titles to your own personal device by using the free OverDrive and (if preferred) Kindle apps
      • checked out items are saved in your Bookshelf

    SUGGESTIONS…

    • CHECK OUT  the “Fiction Subject Search Guide” (linked at the bottom of the page) for specific types/genres of fiction.  Then search the library catalog (Destiny Quest) using those terms…ALSO search those topics replacing the word ‘fiction’ with ‘true narrative’​​​​​​​
    • Type the title or author of a book you enjoyed in the “Search” box.  Then select it and look under “You might also like” for other reading recommendations.  Repeat on Amazon.
    • CHECK OUT  the “New Arrivals!” on the library catalog (Destiny Quest) homepage!  These titles are recent additions to our collection this year.
    • CHECK OUT  the following “Resource Lists” on the library catalog (Destiny Quest) homepage: (click on the “Public Lists” tab and scroll down:

      • Biography 2017-18, 2018-19
      • eBooks & Digital Audiobooks
      • Fairport Graduate Authors
      • Fiction 2017-18, 2018-19
      • Memoirs/Narratives 2017-18, 2018-19
      • Non-fiction 2017-18, 2018-19
      • TBF lists 2006-2018 – Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival website
    • Can’t find the book you want to read in our collection??  Just ASK!!  The FHS library can borrow titles from other local libraries in our area πŸ™‚β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹

    TAKE A LOOK at these Official Book Trailers…

    TAKE A LOOK at this official Memoir Trailer…

    ALSO GOOGLE  “book title” trailer’ or ‘YA book trailers’ on YouTube

    AND CHECK OUT the websites below for additional YA reading recommendations and reviews:

    Page Last Updated on January 16, 2019


    Files & Documents

    If you do not see a file list displayed above, please click here to view the files via Google Drive. A Google account is not required for file access.

  • Print Resources:

    REF 080 – Social Issues series books

    • Located on top of the Reference shelves, across from the circ desk
    • Books are arranged alphabetically by series, then alphabetically by title within each series (titles reflect topic)

    • Look for titles related to “Education”

    • Books can be checked out overnight

    • You may also make photocopies of the information needed – don’t forget to copy the title page(s) so you can cite your source!  Login to the copier using your network username and password

    Destiny Quest: Online Library Card Catalog

    • Login using network username and password (tab on upper right side of page)

    • Enter topic in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice

    • Click on the “Web Site” tab underneath the “Search” box to access credible web resources regarding your topic

    • 24/7 remote access

    Databases: (password: FHS Family) β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹**If accessing databases remotely, from outside of school, you will need to type in the individual username and password for each one, i.e. CQ Researcher, Gale, Facts.com, as listed on the Database page.

    • CQ Researcher – current social issues; unbiased factual information (history/chronology, data/statistics, current assessment, etc.)

      • Keyword or Advanced searching options

      • Keyword Search – results are sorted by relevance so be sure to check copyright dates!  However, you can re-sort by most recent articles by selecting “Newest” to the right of your search results

      • Can print either the full report OR individual sections of articles

      • Search for “Education” issues under the following links/headings:

        • Browse Topics tab
        • Browse Reports tab
        • Hot Topics list
        • Recent Reports
    • Gale (GaleNet) – (Scroll down to locate individual databases) Be sure to utilize the following features/options within each database below to help limit your search: Advanced Search, Full Text, Peer-Reviewed, selecting specific types of resources 
      • Academic OneFile – includes scholarly & peer-reviewed publications
      • New York State Newspapers – for local issues
      • Expanded Academic ASAP – includes scholarly & peer-reviewed publications

      • Student Resources in Context – covers all content areas

      • General OneFile – covers all content areas

      • Global Issues in Context – international viewpoints (including the U.S.) on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics & current events

      • Opposing Viewpoints in Context – social issues/current events and controversies; presents alternate sides of issues

    • Facts.com 

      • Issues and Controversies

        • Use Search box

        • Search for “Education” issues under the following links/headings:

          • Advanced Search

          • Issues by Subject – Education

          • Recent Controversies

          • Resources link – Editorial Cartoons & Questions; National High School Debate Topics

      • World News Digest

        • Use Search box OR click on “More” link for Advanced Search

        • Search for “Education” issues under the following links/headings:

          • Recent Featured Stories

          • Topics in the News – View All Topics – Educational Policy

          • Key News by Decade – 2010 to the Present

      • Classroom Video on Demand  
        • Video streaming of full length videos and clips
        • Use Search box
        • Search for “Education” issues under the following links/headings:
          • Subjects
          • Browse Collections – Show All Collections
    • Safari Montage: Multimedia Resources  (use network login/select FA Fairport High School)
      • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.
      • Use Search box
      • Click on “Search” tab and customize your keyword search by using the limiters on the left-hand side of the page

      • Subjects tab – Education & Business link – Education link

      • Save searches to your Playlist

    • MCLS (Monroe County Public Library System) – may need personal library card for access
      • For local issues
      • Gale Custom Newspapers  (NYS Newspapers – larger cities)
      • Gannett Newsstand  (6 NYS Newspapers – smaller cities)
      • InfoTrac Newstand

    Websites:

    Citing Sources/EasyBib:

    • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and parenthetical documentation (citing within your paper) regarding MLA 7, APA, Chicago style, etc. 
    • Link to EasyBib via this page (Login with your Fairport email address) OR through your Fairport Google Apps located within your school email
    • Other links at the top of the page provide access to more detailed, in-depth information

    Your library staff is always happy to help, so please ask if you need assistance! 

    Page Last Updated on February 5, 2018

  • Print Resources:

    • REF 030 ENC – Encyclopedia of World Biography *  (Reference section; ebook)

    Destiny Quest: Online Library Card Catalog

    • Login using network username and password (tab on top right side of page)

    • Enter subject in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice

    • Click on “Web Site” tab underneath “Search” box to access credible web resources

    Databases:

    • Facts.com

      • Modern World History Online

        • Key People
      • Bloom’s Literature

        • Authors
      • Classroom Video on Demand  (multimedia resource)
    • Gale 

      • Biography in Context *

        • general search
        • search sub categories displayed
        • People – select category
      • Student Resources in Context

        • general search
        • Biography
        • Literature & the Arts
      • GVRL  (Gale Virtual Reference Library)  ebooks

        • Encyclopedia of World Biography Online * – ‘View All’ tab
        • History – ‘View All’ tab 
          • American Social Reform Movements  (choose a volume – Biographies)
          • Cold War Reference Library  (choose a volume – Biographies 1 & 2)
          • Colonial America  (choose a volume – Biographies)
          • Gilded Age and Progressive Era  (choose a volume – Biographies)
      • U.S. History in Context

        • African American Perspectives
        • Biographies
        • Hispanic Americans
        • Native Americans
      • Science in Context

        • Biographies
        • Physics and Astronomy

    Websites:

    • Bio. True Story *
    • Sweet Search Biographies for Students *​​​​​​​

    Safari Montage: Multimedia Resources (use network login)

    • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.

    • Login using network username and password

    • Click on “Search” tab and customize your search by using the limiters on the left-hand side of the page

    Citing Sources:

    • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and parenthetical documentation using MLA 7

    • Link to EasyBib via this page or through your school email account

    • Other links at the top of the page for more detailed, in-depth information

    What is Your Legacy?? 

    Who is Your Inspiration??

    Page Last Updated on February 5, 2018


    Files & Documents

    If you do not see a file list displayed above, please click here to view the files via Google Drive. A Google account is not required for file access.

  • Destiny Quest: Library Catalog

    • For a list of specific books selected by your teacher, please see assignment attached at the bottom of the page

    To locate websites or other print resources, try these searches:

    • Search by title and the term “literary criticism” (ie. Of Mice and Men literary criticism).
    • Search terms “Steinbeck” and “Of Mice and Men”
    • Search “Studying of Mice and Men”
    • Search “Readings on John Steinbeck”
    • Note: To identify the theme of a particular work, try searching by the title of the work and the term “literary theme” (ie. Of Mice and Men literary theme).

    Reference Books:  In addition to the books in the non-fiction area, you may wish to search the Literary Criticism Books in the REFERENCE area.

    • Literary Criticism Series – look up the author or title of work in the index to find correct volume
    • Masterplots – organized by title of work

    Databases – pw: FHS Family

    Use the following databases to find more literary criticisms as well as information on various literary devices (plot, point of view, tone, etc).

    • Gale – Academic One File
    • Gale – Literature Resource Center
    • Gale – Student Resources in Context
    • Gale – Literature Criticism Online
    • Gale – Twayne Author Series

    Citing Sources/EasyBib

    • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and paranthetical documentation using MLA 7
    • Link to EasyBib via this page or through your school email account
    • Check other links at the top of the page for more detailed, in-depth information on citing sources
    • If you are using Easy Bib for the first time, you will need to register using your school email account.

    Page Last Updated on February 5, 2018


    Files & Documents

    If you do not see a file list displayed above, please click here to view the files via Google Drive. A Google account is not required for file access.

  • Print Resources:

    REF 080 – series books targeting contemporary issues

    • located on top of the reference shelves
    • arranged alphabetically by series
    • arranged alphabetically by title within each series (title reflects the topic)

    Destiny Quest: Online Library Card Catalog

    • Login using network username and password (tab on upper right side of page)
    • Enter topic in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice
    • Click on “Web Site” tab underneath “Search” box to access credible web resources
    • 24/7 remote access

    Databases: (password: FHS Family)

    • CQ Researcher – unbiased factual information (history/chronology, data/statistics, current assessment, etc.)
      • Enter topic in “Search” box; click “Go” (results are sorted by relevance so be sure to check copyright dates!!)
      • Browse Reports (upper left of page)
        • By Topic
        • Pro/Con
        • Issue Tracker
        • Updates
    • Facts.com

      • Issues and Controversies
        • Also look at the following sections:
          • Issues in the Headlines – ACCESS ALL TOPICS
          • Need a Research Topic? – MORE Research Topics
          • Subject Index
      • World News Digest (current world news & hot topics – info. from the past 60 years)
        • Also look at the following sections:
          • Recent Featured Stories – TOP NEWS HEADLINES
          • Need a Research Topic? – MORE Research Topics
          • TOP NEWS STORIES BY ISSUE – MORE
      • Health Reference Center
      • Today’s Science
      • Classroom Video on Demand (video streaming across all content areas)
    • Gale  Scroll down to locate individual databases; also be sure to utilize the following features/options within each database listed below: Advanced SearchFull TextPeer-Reviewedselecting specific types of resources

      • Opposing Viewpoints in Context – social issues/current events and controversies; presents alternate sides of issues
      • Student Resources in Context – covers all content areas
      • Global Issues in Context – international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics & current events
      • Science in Context
      • Browse all other database titles for other specific content areas

    Websites:

    Safari Montage: Multimedia Resources (use network login)

    • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.
    • Click on “Search” tab and customize your search by using the limiters on the left-hand side of the page

    Citing Sources:

    • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and paranthetical documentation using MLA 7
    • Link to EasyBib via this page or through your school email account
    • Other links at the top of the page for more detailed, in-depth information

    A magnifying glass with the word Research in the middle of the lens

    Your library staff is always happy to help, so please ask if you need assistance! 

    Page Last Updated on February 5, 2018

  • Destiny Quest:  Online Library Card Catalog

    • Login using network username and password (tab on upper right side of page)
    • Enter topic in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice
      • Ex.  Silas Marner, George Eliot, Victorian literature, Victorian England, A Christmas Carol
    • Results will include ebooks and digital audio books that can be accessed via the “FollettShelf” tab
    • Click on “Web Site” tab underneath “Search” box to access credible web resources
    • 24/7 remote access

    Databases:

    • Gale
      • Student Resources in Context
      • World History Collection
      • Literature Criticism Online
      • Literature Resource Center
    • Facts.com
      • Modern World History Online
      • Bloom’s Literature
      • Classroom Video on Demand (video streaming)
    • Safari Montage – Multimedia Resources (use network login)
      • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.
      • Click on “Search” tab and customize your search by using the limiters on the left-hand side of the page
      • Save searches to your Playlist

    MCLS (Monroe County Library System) – Databases can be accessed with your public library card

    • Gale Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online
    • Gale Literary Criticism Online
    • Gale Something About the Author Online
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library (ebooks)

    OverDrive:  (ebooks)

    • Monroe 1 BOCES Library
    • Monroe County Library

    Citing Sources/EasyBib:

    • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and paranthetical documentation using MLA 7
    • Link to EasyBib via this page or through your school email account
    • Other links at the top of the page for more detailed, in-depth information

    A child feeding someone something

    Your library staff is always happy to help, so please ask if you need assistance!

    Page Last Updated on February 5, 2018

  • Print Resources:

    REF 080 – Social Issues series books

    • Located on top of the Reference shelves, across from the circ desk
    • Books are arranged alphabetically by series, and then alphabetically by title within each series (titles reflect topic)
    • Books can be checked out
    • You may also photocopy the information needed – don’t forget to copy the title page(s) so you can cite your source!  Login to the copier using your network username and password

    Destiny Quest:  Online Library Card Catalog

    • Login using network username and password  (tab on upper right side of page)
    • Enter topic in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice
    • Click on the “Web Site” tab underneath the “Search” box to access credible web resources regarding your topic

    Databases:

    • Global Issues in Context
    • Issues & Controversies
    • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    • World News Digest – Hot Topics (view all)
    • CQ Researcher – Hot Topics
    • Health Reference Center
    • Science in Context
    • Criminal Justice Collection
    • Learn 360 + Classroom Video on Demand (multimedia)
    • Safari Montage (multimedia)
    • Student Resources in Context – Social Issues
    • General Reference Center Gold
    • Research in Context – Social Issues
    • Pop Culture Collection
    • Be sure to scroll down on each homepage!

    Websites:

    Citing Sources & In-Text Citations (Paranthetical Documentation) for MLA 8:

    Page Last Updated on March 14, 2019


    Files & Documents

    If you do not see a file list displayed above, please click here to view the files via Google Drive. A Google account is not required for file access.

  • Print Resources:

    • Encyclopedia of World Biography REF 030 ENC 

    Destiny Discover:  Online Library Card Catalog

    • Log-in using network username and password  (link on top right side of page)
    • Enter person’s name in “Search” box
    • Click on “Websites” link underneath “Search box” to access credible web resources

    Databases:

    Tips: – After you’ve done an initial search, you can…

    • Narrow search by specific type of resource
    • Explore related articles & related topics
    • Translate, listen to, email, print, download, copy link to articles
    • Export citations directly to NoodleTools, Google Drive

    ** List of Usernames and Passwords via link at top of Database page

    History

    • U.S. History in Context – Biographies
    • World History – general search box
    • Modern World History – general search box, Featured People
    • War and Terrorism – general search box

    English

    • First 3 databases listed  (authors)

    Health / Science

    • Psychology  (psychologists)
    • Science  (people related to science)

    Specialty

    • Biography in Context
    • Criminal Justice  (people related to law)
    • Digital Literacy – Internet Biographies
    • Fine Arts  (people in the creative arts field)

    Just Books!

    • Salem Press Reference Ebooks – Great Lives From History

    Multimedia

    • Learn360 + Classroom Video on Demand
    • Safari Montage

    General / Cross Curricular

    • High School in Context – Biography
    • Pop Culture Studies  (pop culture figures)
    • All Gale Databases
    • Religion & Philosophy  (people in related fields)

    Additional Library Catalogs

    Monroe County Library System

    • Britannica Academic Edition
    • Britannica School
    • Gale Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online

    Credible Websites:

    • Biography 
    • Sweet Search Biographies​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

    Citing Sources & In-Text Citations (Paranthetical Documentation) for MLA 8:

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  • Destiny Quest: Online Library Card Catalog

    • Login using network username and password (tab on top right side of page)
    • Enter topic in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice
    • Click on “Web Site” tab underneath “Search” box to access credible web resources

    Databases:

    • Gale

      • Biography in Context
      • Student Resources in Context
      • Psychology Collection
      • U.S. History Collection
      • Twaynes Authors Online
      • U.S. History in Context
      • Literature Resources from Gale
      • Literature Criticism Online
      • Literature Resource Center
    • Facts.com 

      • Modern World History Online

    Websites:

    • Bio. True Story
    • Sweet Search Biographies for Students
    • Safari Montage: Multimedia Resources (use network login)
    • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.
    • Click on “Search” tab and customize your search by using the limiters on the left-hand side of the page

    Citing Sources:

    • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and paranthetical documentation using MLA 7
    • Link to EasyBib via this page or through your school email account
    • Other links at the top of the page for more detailed, in-depth information

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    Your library staff is here to help, so please ask if you need assistance!

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    Destiny Quest: Online Library Card Catalog

    • Log-in using network username and password  (tab on upper right side of page)
    • Enter topic in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice
    • Click on “Web Site” tab underneath “Search” box to access credible web resources
    • 24/7 remote access

    Databases:  (password: FHS Family – if accessing databases outside of school, you may need to utilize the individual usernames/passwords for each database, which is listed on the Database page)

    • Teen Health & Wellness

    • CQ Researcher 

    • Current social issues; unbiased factual information (history/chronology, data/statistics, current assessment, etc.)
    • Results are sorted by relevance so be sure to check copyright dates!
    • Gale  Scroll down to locate individual databases; also be sure to utilize the following features/options within each database listed below: Advanced Search, Full Text, Peer-Reviewed, selecting specific types of resources 

      • Academic OneFile
      • NYS Newspapers
      • Environmental Studies & Policy Collection
      • Expanded Academic ASAP
      • Student Resources in Context
      • General OneFile
      • Global Issues in Context – international & domestic viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics & current events
      • Science in Context
      • Opposing Viewpoints in Context –  social issues/current events and controversies; presents alternate sides of issues
      • Browse all other database titles
    • Facts.com

      • World News Digest – current world news & hot topics – info. from the past 60 years
      • Issues and Controversies
      • Health Reference Center
      • Today’s Science
      • Classroom Video on Demand – multimedia resources only

    Websites:

    Safari Montage:  Multimedia Resources  (link on Database page; use network login)

    • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.
    • Click on “Search” tab and customize your search by using the limiters on the left-hand side of the page

    Citing Sources:

    • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and paranthetical documentation using MLA 7
    • Link to EasyBib via this page or through your Fairport Apps located within your school email account
    • Other links at the top of the page for more detailed, in-depth information

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    Print Resources:

    • REF 030 ENC – Encyclopedia of World Biography (Reference section)
    • Destiny Quest: Online Library Card Catalog
    • Login using network username and password (tab on top right side of page)

    • Enter topic in “Search” box; click on “Go” twice

    • Click on “Web Site” tab underneath “Search” box to access credible web resources

    Databases:

    • Facts.com

      • Modern World History Online
      • World News Digest (world news, hot topics & influential figures over the past 60 yrs.)
    • Gale 

      • Biography in Context
      • Student Resources in Context – covers all content areas
      • Global Issues in Context – international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics & current events, as well as influential people
      • U.S. History in Context
      • Science in Context
      • Browse all other database titles

    Websites:

    • RFK Speak Truth to Power
    • Bio. True Story
    • Sweet Search Biographies for Students
    • Safari Montage: Multimedia Resources (use network login)
      • Access to video-on-demand, audio clips, images, etc.
      • Click on “Search” tab and customize your search by using the limiters on the left-hand side of the page

    Citing Sources:

    • Comprehensive, centralized information on citing sources and paranthetical documentation using MLA 7
    • Link to EasyBib via this page or through your school email account
    • Other links at the top of the page for more detailed, in-depth information

    Your library staff is here to help, so please ask if you need assistance!