Happy New Year 2017!
How can you tell it's fake news? Indiana University East Library
has developed some resources to assist you in determining the validity of your news sources. Develop lifelong skills to determine and seek out good information. Ask your Teacher Librarian and learn how to access your Digital Library of vetted or reviewed sources.
Happy New Year 2017!
Here is a link to Booklist's Michael Cart
and his list of the Best of 2016. How many have you read?
Know Your Sources:
When you are doing research it's important to understand different types of sources as you consider the information that your inquiry needs. Click on the link to an infographic
developed by Portland Community College Library
Remote Access How-To
Your Single Sign On opens the world of"reliable" information to you including remotely! Access digital databases of accurate, up-to-date "vetted" information sources 24/7
•FREE Access to important "cloud computing" through Google Apps for Education including Google Drive to create documents, spreadsheet, and presentation software FREE! These tools will give you the ability to easily collaborate with others. Work from ANY computer anywhere, anytime
•Access e-Reference (electronic sources) materials which we also have in our Reference section in print including many primary sources
Did you know that our school now subscribes to the EBSCO eBook High School Collection? You have access to thousands of fiction & nonfiction e-book titles including classic literary works, contemporary fiction, important historical documents as well as general reference materials.
Mobile-ready format and simultaneous access allows all teachers and students to read any title! Teachers, professional development titles are included too.
The Woodland Hills Branch Library programs include Teen Tuesdays
. everyTuesday at 4:00pm for teens ages 11-18. Join YA Librarian Megan Young for these upcoming events in January:
- January 3: Egg Drop Challenge. See if your design can survive the challenge!
- January 10, 17: Teen Zines. Add your voice to a Teen Zine planned to include many teen voices throughout the city.
- January 24: Paint Party. Everyone leaves with a freshly painted canvas of their own.
- January 31: Recycled Book Hearts. Make and decorate a beautiful book heart using a recycled book. Maybe a Valentine's gift?