Where Do I Find Good Web Resources?
Everyone loves to Google, but did you know that most of the time you can find the info you need much faster by using the Advanced Search option? Just click on Advanced Search, enter keywords in the top box and edu or org in the bottom one. Google will limit your search to web sites from educational institutions and nonprofit organizations- usually a better place to find educational research information.
Check out great info on reliable web sites here. (3techninjas)
Remember to choose web info wisely. Check-
Accuracy, Authority, Currency, Purpose, Bias.
Go to this website to view the helpful Creative Commons video that Richard Byrne has posted about evaluating websites.
Where Do I Find Good Print Resources?
The media center has software that provides access to our media collection database (including eBooks) 24/7 from the web. You must log in to gain full access to titles. Click login, then enter your student number and birthday. Your birthday must be in this format: 9271997. Enter a topic in the search box. You will get more "hits" if you click Key Word or Subject. All holdings will be displayed, including print and eBooks. Click the Destiny pic, then choose West.
Locate full text journal and magazine articles through this collection of databases provided access complements of the NC General Assembly.
This is the very best place to find free, full text journal, newspaper, and ebooks resources! You must have a library card from the public library to access these materials, but it is a great investment of your time- trust me!