Research Guide Template

The How-To of Research

Print Materials

Find these on the cart or search the catalog here.


Websites

Use the Website Evaluation Checklist to evaluate these and other websites.


Finding Images

Use Google Advanced Search and select "free to use or share" at the bottom before entering your search terms.


You can also try using PicsForLearning, FreeRangeStock, or PublicDomainPictures.


Make sure you site all your sources properly (including all pictures!) Citation for pictures should go under the picture. It should include the copyright symbol, date of publication, and name of source (ex: © 2013 Reuters). In addition, you must have a website citation indicating where you retrieved the image at the end on the works cited list.



Databases

Worldbook Online – best for general use

Gale

Ebsco

ABC Clio – best for historical information and pictures

Proquest


To access databases at home, log in to Mackin Via with the username and password provided by your librarian. You can email Mrs. Chetty to get the information if you need it.

Presentation Tools

Animoto

SpeakerDeck

Narrable

Prezi

PowToon

EdCanvas

SlideRocket

Zeodia


*Be sure to check with your teacher if you choose a new presentation tool to make sure it meets the assignment requirements.

Citation Generators