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The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with more than 151.8 million items on approximately 838 miles of bookshelves. The collections include more than 34.5 million books and other print materials, 3.3 million recordings, 13.4 million photographs, 5.4 million maps, 6.5 million pieces of sheet music and 66.6 million manuscripts. By providing many digitized items online, those who may never go to Washington can gain access to the treasures of our nation’s library.
Cite a: Historical Work in an Archive
Correspondence - including telegrams
Map or Chart
Photo or Illustration - this includes a cartoon

Britannica School button Britannica School offering articles, videos, images and audio clips in three different leveled environments.Includes World maps, atlases, dictionary and much more! (15)
Bitannica Image Quest
 Britannica Image Quest contains approximately three million images from over 50 of the best collections in the world. All images are rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use—ideal for use in lessons plans, student projects, school Web sites, and beyond.
Copy and paste the MLA citation, but you do not need to copy the url.
"Panda." Britannica School. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 2014. Web. 8 May 2014.

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  BrainPop Icon creates animated, curricular content that is only accessible during the school hours.
               Click on the various icons to get to the database of your choice.
BrainPOP Jr Icon   Grades K-3               Brain Pop Button   Grades 4-12                 Brain Pop ESL Button   ESL

For citation information for NoodleTools click on the below link. It will walk you through the NoodlTools entry. 

 Gale Database List
Click on the various icons to get to the database of your choice.
 Gale Virtual Reference Library Button Gale Virtual Reference Library
This database comprised of a number of reference books that are now made available online. The Sunset Ridge School eBook Reference Collection includes: American Revolution Reference Library, Ancient Civilizations Reference Library, UXL American Decades: 1900-1999, UXL American Decades: 2000-2009 and UXL Encyclopedia of U.S. History.
 Nat'l Geo Kids Button National Geographic Kids
Brings content on space, science, nature, cultures, archaeology, animals, and much more!
Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from offshore drilling to climate change, health care to immigration.Collection of content help students explore issues from all perspectives.

Gale Science In Context
From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography,
this resource offers authoritative information for assignments and projects.

NOTE: You will copy the citation information given.
See NoodleTools below for instruction on how to copy/past/these citations into your NoodleTools project.  
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CultureGrams World, CultureGrams Kids, and States Edition. (13)
Up-to-date country and state reports. 

NOTE: You will copy the citation into NoodleTools, but you must add quotation marks around the title.
Provides  information on the history, people, government, economy, geography,
communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. 

NOTE: You will cite this as a Web site in NoodleTools.
This Web site is updated weekly, so please use 2015 as the update year.

 World Book Online is a multimedia encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary, and much more! (13)
NOTE: You will copy the citation given into NoodleTools.


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Automatic Bibliographic Composer
To put in a GoogleDoc:
  • Click Print/Export
    • to Google Docs
    • click allow
    • takes a few minutes to open in Google Docs
  • Click File
    • Move to folder - move the bibliography/works cited to your folder.

Public Library Links
Use your library card number to access databases.
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If you have a Northbrook Public Library card, you can access their databases with your library card number.
Click on Research and then select eResources.
Once you click on a database you will be required to type in your library card number.
Winnetka Northfield Button If you have a Northfield Public Library card, you can access their databases with your library card number.
Click Digital Library and select Databases & Research. The databases are in categories.
Once you click on a database you will be required to type in your library card number.

Copyright Clarity and Fair Use
Media Education Lab Web site
Wiki for Copyright Clarity
How do you make a fair use determination? PowerPoint
Tool for Suppoting the Fair Use Reasoning Process designed by Kristin Hokanson & Renee Hobbs, Temple Media Education Lab 2009