Wednesday, September 5, 2012

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...BOOKS

ICSA’s OPAC
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at the LITC
ICSA OPAC
Let your imagination soar!
(Search from HOME OR SCHOOL)

Kid's Opac

http://icsa.mlasolutions.com/oasis/catalog/%28S%28hpn1wm552jlcof55vocbxt45%29%29/kids.aspx?installation=default-kids

A new, fun way to search for books in our lkibrary!

Quick Links to PRIZE WINNERS


Novelist  
Use EBSCO's NOVELIST to help find your next good read! 
(Password Required)

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TUMBLEBOOKS
Storybooks for
K-4 Grade 
Password required.
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   TUMBLE BOOK CLOUD
http://www.tumblebookcloud.com/
Password required.
Chapter books for
5th-12th Grade
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Project Guttenberg
Free eBooks Online!
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INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DIGITAL LIBRARY (ICDL)
Digitized books from around the world!
Register for free!
Create your own library online
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AUDIOBOOKS
LibroVox
Librovox provides free audiobooks from the public domain.
Lit2Go 
Free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format.

LibroPhile

Librophile helps you browse, listen and download thousands free of audiobooks & eBooks.

Books Should Be Free.com
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Books Should Be Free
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBooks
Download books for iPhone, Android, Kindle & mp3 players
AudioGo
AudioGo for audiobooks FOR SALE to purchase and download.

eBooks 

eBook Readers 

Borrow our Nook eReader or Download the free Nook ereader onto your computer, iPad, iPod, tablet, or other tool.  

See the Librarian for our library login to read from our collection of ebooks. 

Or you can buy, share, and borrow ebooks of your own....


Add
Adobe Digital Reader
to your computer to read any ebook from any vendor 

Getting Started with Adobe Digital Editions (EPUB, 55 KB)

...VIDEOS 

     SAFARI MONTAGE 
For educational videos...
 Safari Montage
 Watch and learn!
Password Required.
  
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KHAN Academy
Math,Science, and more videos
 

"Learn almost anything for free"

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Teacher Tube 

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Educational Videos

Educational Videos.com  

"a site devoted to finding you the best educational videos on the web."

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Watch Know Learn
Free educational videos. Organized.

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from

 Lists top sites with educational video content.

A "multimedia organization that documents leaders around the world who have devoted their lives to extraordinary causes."
Watch award-winning national programming and locally produced shows
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SnagFilms offers about 3,000 free, but ad-supported documentary films. Films are streamed on the website.

Internet Movie Archive - a library of free movies, films, and videos. This library contains over a million digital movies uploaded by Archive users which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts. Many of these videos are available for free download adaption

Neok12 is a comprehensive collection of educational videos, lessons and games for k12 students


Learning Games for Kids.com



Educational Videos & Songs For Kids

A great way to build the foundation skills that today's elementary school curriculum requires. These learning videos and songs are fun, teach important skills for preschool and elementary school kids and they're free

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"Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world"

BrainPOP

Animated, curricular content.

...RESEARCH

News, Magazines, etc.

Before you start...
How to do Research 
the Big 6 Way
Research Center

EBSCOhost

Also try... 
Taking Sides Book Series
 
 
 Largest collection with about about
 25,000 magazines and newspapers. 
 
* JSTOR HELP * 
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"JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content on a trusted platform of academic journals, primary sources, and books " 
JSTOR Global Plants
 An online environment that brings together content, tools, and people interested in plant science.
Aluka
African Cultural Heritage Sites and Landscapes Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa
Google Scholar
Google Scholar finds scholarly resources on Google and leaves out everything else. Specializes in articles, patents, and legal documents, and even has a resource for gathering your citations.
African Journals Online 
http://www.ajol.info/index.php 
African Journals OnLine (AJOL)  is the world's largest and pre-eminent collection of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals. 
Historically, scholarly information has flowed from North to South and from West to East. It has also been difficult for African researchers to access the work of other African academics.

OCNUS.net
News Before Its News. 
Interesting international coverage. 
DOAJ
"Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects 
and many languages"     
Academic Index.Net
http://www.academicindex.net/?TEXT=civil+rights&base=on&wwwsites=on&docuticker=on&eric=on&govdocs=on&infomine=on&jstor=on&libguides=on&opendoar=on&refseek=on

Academic Index.Net is a  Scholarly search engine and web directory was created just for college students. The websites in this index are selected by librarians, teachers, and educational consortia. Be sure to check out their research guides for history, health, criminal justice, and more."

QUALITY WEBSITES

The LOC is an amazing library, where you can find source documents, historical photos, and digital collections.
Internet's best
magazines,news, and more.
“Information You Can Trust”

 

Beaucoup
 Beaucoup is all search tools all the time! Categorized and annotated (mostly) directory of "more than 2,500" searchable Web sites. Super Search is the Mamma.com meta search engine
 
 
Teach Thought
TeachThought  offers up 
100 Search Engines For Academic Research
...Kid Friendly Search Tools 

KidRex is a custom Google search engine for kids.










 


 KidsClick! is a web search site designed for kids by librarians - with kid-friendly results!



Yahooligans is Yahoo's
search engine for kids.

Boolify helps kids formulate search strategies.  Boolify is a search engine and Web 2.0 teaching tool that develops information literacy, critical thinking, and other essential 21st century skills





 

...Educational Games!!

ABCYa
 Educational Games
by Grade

Raz-Kids delivers hundreds of interactive, leveled eBooks spanning 27 levels.

 

Turtle Diary
Educational games by grade and subject.

StarFall
Starfall is a free public service developed to teach children to read with phonics.
It motivates children in an atmosphere of imagination and enthusiasm, provides opportunities for child-directed instruction, and supports English language learners and struggling readers learning alongside their peers.


CBeebies

Lots of online stories and educational activities from the BBC.

Sesame Street
Educational games, videos, and interactive activities for preschool and up, from PBS - The Public Broadcast Service.


Reference

For fast facts and background information




(FREE TRIAL)
http://school.eb.co.uk/failedlogin?target=%2F
Britanica School Edition
Offers age-appropriate resources at 4 levels, the Learning Zone for early learners, and Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced levels.

Britannica Image Quest
Contains approximately three million images from over 50 of the best collections in the world.

 
FACT MONSTER
Reference Info for Kids    

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