Welcome to the Montville High School Library

Check us out!  We are open every day before and after school (until 4:00 Monday – Thursday and until 3:00 on Friday). 

You can do your homework, read a graphic novel, browse the internet or relax in a comfy chair.

The library is a busy place!  Check out our statslaugh

 

Need help remembering your logins?  

Download the Student Account Access Form, complete and save in your home folder.

Energy Projects

Open new tabs for TrackStar http://trackstar.4teachers.org/trackstar

and EasyBib http://www.easybib.com/

and Office 365 http://www.portal.office.com

Read, Think, and Take notes in your own words!

Track Name

Teacher

Number

Energy Resources

Hickey, Mathieu & Zeppieri, Smith

425115

Follow the directions at the top of each page in TrackStar.

EasyBib

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 Cavendish Square Digital, select the CITE THIS button at the top of the page and copy the entire citation.  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 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.).

 

Instructional Handouts

Mathieu Submit
Lehner Submit

Freshmen English

1.  Log into EasyBib and create a new project (if you do not remember your username and password, open your Student Account Access form to find it).  

2.  Click on Bibliography and make sure you are in the new project before you start to research, evalutate and cite sources.

 

3.  Open Biography Reference Center  Biography Reference Center.  This link will only work from school.  From home, you will need a public library barcode to access this resource.

 

     a.  Enter Connecticut as your search term and click Search.

     b. On the left menu Narrow Your Results by occupation.  Browse articles and locate a person you would like to learn more about. 

     c.  Cite your article following the directions in step 6.

 

4.  Locate another article on Explora  Explora 

     a.  Search for your person.

     b.  Use the Refine Results options on the left to Full Text and locate an article about your person.

     c.  Cite your article following the directions in step 6.


5. To cite the database articles select the Export to icon export-to from the Citation Tools menu on the right and select the Direct Export to EasyBib direct option and Save to send the citation to your project.  If prompted, Import Without Abstracts.

6.  Continue your research using your favorite search engine, but pay attention to where you get your information.  Avoid blogs and check for bias!  Cite on Easy Bib as you find information.  You must cite all your sources! 

 

Cite All the Sources Meme. Digital image. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Nov. 2016. .

.

Cite All the Sources Meme. Digital image. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Nov. 2016. <http://www.mememaker.net/static/images/memes/3709381.jpg>.

 

 

 

Quick Links

Need a way to save your passwords so you can avoid resetting them all the time?  Download the Student Account Access form to complete and save in your home folder.

Easy Bib

Add Coupon Code montphsvt
if prompted

 

Turnitin

 

Aspen

Star Assessment

 

Naviance

  Trackstar  

Gizmos!

Explore Learning

Office365
Use your school username@student.montvilleschools.org
and your network password
(the one you use to get onto the computers at school)
to login to Office365.

 

Comic Maker

Glogster

 

Blabberize

Chogger Comic Maker

 

Voki 

Classroom Video
On Demand

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Password: oakdale