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For remote use (at home) use the following codes.

  1. INFOTRAC: click on Student Resource Center Junior 

User ID : parl08463           Pasword : parl08463

-When you enter this database you can choose what to include when searching. In the “Basic Search” area you can choose which type of content to search through, check off “magazines” and “news”.

  1. EBSCO: click on Student Research Center                         

User ID : mslibrary                  Pasword : 12345

-When you enter this database you can choose what to include when searching. Uncheck (button on top right) all of the items, then check off magazines and newspapers for the most current information. When you look at your search results please notice the top tab bar which will show a highlighted “magazine” and “news” tab. At first glance it will only show you “magazine” search results, click on the “news” tab to review those resources.

Approved Internet Websites

the Online NewsHour EXTRA

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/

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The Learning Network - Teaching and Learning With The New York Times

http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/

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CNN

http://www.cnn.com/

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Scholastic News Online

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/scholasticnews/index.html/

http://www.sweetsearch.com/

NoodleTools- make citations easily!

http://www.noodletools.com/login.php?group=6831&code=1527

User ID: mslib                   Password: 12345

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