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Library Hours:

8:00am-4:00pm

Monday - Friday

 


Library Staff:

Barbara Stevens
Teacher Librarian

Valerie Paschall

Library Specialist

 


DISCLAIMER:
The Stanley Library Website provides general information. While these sites have been reviewed for content, the completeness, timeliness, and availability of linked data are not known. Please use judgment while surfing the Internet.

Subscription Databases and Online Directories

ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION DATABASES

New This Year!!!!

NOODLETOOLS!

A citing tool in MLA 8 format that is free for all Stanley students! 

Go to your G suite and look at the apps menu (where the waffle is).

You need to set up your account the first time you use it.  Just add your "year of graduation from Stanley".  

 

WORLD BOOK ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA (you must log in through ED1STOP ) (encyclopedia, web sites, magazines)

User name=get from librarian or teacher

Password=get from librarian or teacher.

Go to SUBSCRIPTIONS tab at top of page.  Click on World Book Online.

INFOTRAC  (middle school version) (news, reference, magazines, primary sources, multimedia, creative works, academic journals)

Password=get from librarian or teacher

BRAIN POP  (you must log in through ED1STOP )   (Flash-animated movies illustrating Math, English, Science, Health, Technology and Social Studies for K-12 users.)

User name=get from librarian or teacher

Password=get from librarian or teacher

Go to SCHOOL HELP tab at top of page.  Click on Brain Pop.

SCIENCEFLIX  (A STEM eResource that features interactive articles, videos, and hands-on projects to help you learn and practice concepts in the areas of Earth Science, Space Science, Life Science, Health & Human Body, Physical Science, Tech, Math & Engineering, and other major fields of scientific study.) If you are not directed right into the website, please get the User Name and Password from your librarian or teacher.

PROQUEST  (Six database tools for you!!) 

User name=get from librarian or teacher

Password=get from librarian or teacher

TeachingBooks.net

A great resource for books, book lists, book trailers, author info - try it!  You'll love it!

 

 

ONLINE DIRECTORIES

(collections of web sites that have been selected and organized by information professionals - people!)

WEBPATH EXPRESS (previewed websites - Go to the Library Catalog: Destiny!)

KIDS CLICK  (kids' web sites previewed by librarians)

HOMEWORK SPOT  (homework related web sites organized for elem, middle and high school students)

IPL KIDSPACE  (web sites for kids gathered by the Internet Public Library & the Librarians' Internet Index)

AMERICA'S STORY FROM AMERICA'S LIBRARY (K-8 information from the Library of Congress)

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS  (Resources from America's Library of Congress - the largest library in the world!)

 

DON'T FORGET THE CONTRA COSTA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY!!

 

 

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INFORMATION LITERACY: FIND, EVALUATE and USE INFORMATION ETHICALLY

"Researchers of any age must learn the information literacy skills of locating, evaluating, organizing, and using information to thoughtfully answer questions and creatively solve problems." -California School Library Association, 2004
 


 

 find

To find credible information on the Internet, start with the links from your school library. Learn to use databases (resources evaluated and selected by educators) and directories (websites organized and evaluated by knowledgeable people) and you will find good information FAST!

 

evaluate

Evaluating websites is extremely important when using the Internet for your research projects. As you know, not everything you find on the Internet is true or useful. It is up to you to determine if a website is worth using. Use these links and guides to help you choose the best sites:

Website Evaluation New Form.pdf
Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide


 

 

use

Information has been gathered. Notes are now written and organized by subtopics. Remember to cite your sources! Use the following website for the most up to date MLA formatting tool:

Purdue's Online MLA Writing Guide
Plagiarism Tutorial from a Canadian University

 

Library Hours:

8:00 am. - 4:00 pm.
Break and Lunch


Library Staff:

Barbara Stevens
Library Media Teacher

Kimberly-Buckley Sparks


DISCLAIMER:
The Stanley Library Website provides general information. While these sites have been reviewed for content, the completeness, timeliness, and availability of linked data are not known. Please use judgment while surfing the Internet.