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LCCS Library Databases

2014-2015

The following databases are available to LCCS students.

Click on the underlined database name to be directed to the log-in site. 

Please check with the librarian for log-in information.


Power Library  A wide variety of databases, ebooks and resources are available through Power Library.  


There are three options in the ProQuest Suite:

 eLibrary Curriculum Edition is our newest education solution meets a growing range of research and curricular demands. Students find the answers they need from more than 2,000 full-text and multimedia sources. 

 History Study Center offers invaluable historical reference material that covers 14 centuries of history, from ancient to modern, old world to new world.

 ProQuest Learning: Literature is a comprehensive resource including 3,000+ author biographies; 40 searchable full-text literature journals; full-text literary works; and other key criticism and reference sources.


There are five options in the World Book Online Suite:

World Book Kids Logo  World Book Kids features content and tools developed especially for young students. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, multimedia, comparison tools, interactive games and activities. 

 

World Book Student Logo  World Book Student, the redesigned and upgraded version of World Book Online Reference Center, includes the articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to curriculum standards, and much more.

World Book Advanced Logo World Book Advanced, designed for high school and college students, is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedic, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.

Spanish-language Encyclopedia Logo  Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos is the optimal beginner’s Spanish language reference tool. The site offers World Book’s excellent editorial content, rich media, and engaging features in Spanish.

Timelines Logo World Book Timelines provides hundreds of customizable, interactive timelines of important events throughout history. 



****Use your Lancaster County Library Card to access Power Library and additional databases online. Visit www.lancasterlibraries.org to access the databases using your current library card number. 

Recommended Databases through Lancaster Libraries:

Power Library

SIRS Discoverer is an award-winning database designed with the young researcher in mind. This interactive tool strengthens research, reading, writing and computer skills. Articles and graphics from more than 1,400 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents are carefully selected for their educational content, interest and level of readability.  (Elementary Level)

AP Images has more than 500,000 current and historical photographs and graphics can be searched by date, place and subject.

OmniFile is a multi-disciplinary full-text database covering Art, Education, Social Science, the Humanities, Business, Science, Current Events, and more.

Readers’ Guide is a full-text database containing indexing, abstracting, and full text of 200 of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and Canada.

Science Full Text is a full-text database covering the sciences.

 

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Freshman Seminar TRAILS Assessment

www.trails-9.org/session/101966





Crossword Puzzle Maker

http://www.abcya.com/crossword_puzzle_maker.htm


The History of Easter

Activity 1

Activity 2

Activity 4



Information Literacy Classes


Websites for Evaluation - Information Literacy Classes 2013-2014


1.  www.weather.com


2. http://www.encyclopedia.com/


3.  http://www.weather.gov/


4.  http://www.molossia.org/countryeng.html


5. http://www.about.com/


6.  http://www.golfcross.com/


7.  http://www.mayoclinic.org/


8.  http://burmesemountaindog.info/



Padlet Walls

101 Ideas to make school better

Environment

Animals

If I could invent



Snowflake Bentley Quiz

Online Snowflake Maker



Cite the Site

Online News Article:

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2013/11/18/arts/18reuters-barbarapark.html?hp&_r=0

 

http://lancasteronline.com/article/local/920609_New-Holland-couple-open-200-animal-trophy-room-to-public-for-holidays.html

 

Professional Site:

http://www.philadelphiazoo.org/Animals/Mammals/Carnivora/Amur-Leopard.aspx

 

http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/nasa-begins-first-antarctic-airborne-campaign-from-mcmurdo-station/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Internet:  What's the Fuss?

Evaluating Websites



Memorial Day Web Hunt