Welcome to the Montville High School Library

Check us out!  We are open every day before and after school (and from 4-8 on Mondays and Thursdays!).  You can do your homework, read a graphic novel, browse the internet or relax in a comfy chair.

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Element Research

Please take this survey about your use of the library and work with Mrs. Perry.

You need to cite one book (or encyclopedia), one article from Marshall Cavendish, at least one digital image, and one news article.

Use the following resources to research your element:

Marshall Cavendish Digital (required)

SIRS Issues Researcher

Academic Search Premier 

Facts on File  (NEW…Free trial!!!)

 

Tips for using Easy Bib

To cite a book, make sure to select the Book tab.  Try using the ISBN barcode number or the title and author’s last name (ex: Coal Haugen).

To cite a website, make sure to select the Web tab.  Enter the URL from the webpage.  Be sure to check all the information and correct any errors (change to Title Case if in ALL CAPS, confirm and change titles if necessary) and select Yes where it asks Display URL.

To cite Marshall Cavendish, select the CITE THIS button at the top of the page and copy the entire citation (from the first word to the period after the url).  In Easy Bib, click on the Database tab, click on “Copy and Paste” link below the search box and paste the citation in the box.

To cite from the Facts on File databases, scroll to the bottom of the page and copy the entire entry from the Citation Information box (from the first word to the period after the url).  In Easy Bib, click on the Database tab, click on “Copy and Paste” link below the search box and paste the citation in the box.

To cite SIRS, select the Export to EasyBib button at the top of the page.  Select Import button.

To cite from Academic Search Premiere on iConn, select the Export button on the left,  Save citations to a file formatted for:

To cite images,  go to the All 59 options tab and select Digital ImageBe sure to get the correct URL for the image, not the search URL. (Right click on image, Properties, URL) and match the caption from your presentation to the title of the picture (Image 1, Image 2, etc.).

Need help exporting from Easy Bib as a word document?  Read these directions.

American Studies II Decades Research

Exploratory Decades Research 

Explore multiple resources to  build an overview of your area of concentration within your decade.

You will need to log into your personal accounts on multiple resources.  If you have difficulty, look for links to reset your password or ask for help.

Log into Turnitin and enroll in class if you haven’t already

Class ID: 8450165

Enrollment Password: turnitin1415

Log into EasyBib with your email address and password and create a new project.  Once you have logged into Easy Bib from school, your account will have access to upgraded features, such as citing in Chicago style.

Log into QuestiaSchool and create a new project.  All usernames have been changed to your personal email addresses.  If you are unsure of which email address or would like to change the email address, please ask for help.  Passwords are still your student ID number.

Log into the UConn databases using your netid and the password you created

To complete the annotations, you will need to take notes on your research process as you follow the Decades hyperlinks.

Use this Citation guide to help you cite your sources in Easy Bib.

 Check your work with this checklist before submitting on Turn it In.

 

Quick Links

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Easy Bib Turnitin Trackstar Aspen Office365
Google Docs Naviance Star Assessment Gizmos! Use your school username@student.montvilleschools.org and the password you use to get onto the computers at school to login to Office365.
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