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Sample of Books Available

Learning Targets

1. I can access, evaluate, and use resources on my world traveler.

2. I can properly cite the resources in MLA format.

3. I can produce a captivating Google Presentation or Prezi on my world traveler.

Off-campus Access to Database Passwords

OPRFHS online catalog

Databases (oak30216) vs. Websites

Databases : Authoritative Content from Respected Sources

  • Paid for by the library. (Think of them as premium cable channels.)
  • Cannot be easily searched in Google.
  • Includes sources written by professors, scholars, journalists, etc.
  • Authority of information is verified by editors and publishers.

Websites : Onus Is on You to Verify the Content  

  • Access is free. No one is paying for the content.
  • Anyone can publish a website. The information included is often not verified by anyone.
  • Must examine with a critical eye. You need to spend time determining if content is correct.

What about this one? It really works!