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Library Staff: Mrs. Paulson, Mrs. McConvey, Mrs. Johns (Retired)

Library Staff: Mrs. McConvey, Mrs. Paulson, Mrs. Johns

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Library Hours:
7:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
3:30 - 6:30 p.m. (M-Th)

Mrs. Anne Paulson, MST, MLS
School Librarian

518-523-2474, ext. 4132     

Mrs. Patti McConvey
Library Teaching Assistant
518-523-2474, ext. 4130

I need help finding a good book...

Please be aware that not all books found on the websites below will be in our Library. However, we can request books from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan. Ask your friendly library staff for help!

What's the next book in this series?
Mid-Continent Public Library: Juvenile Series and Sequels
Bettendorf Public Library: Young Adult Books in Series and Sequels

I don't know the title of this book I remember....
Use the NoveList K-8 Plus database (click on link under Online Resources)

If you liked....
Read Alikes (lists of books similar to the one you liked)

I want a book like.....
Reader's Robot (begin by choosing a genre)

Our School Locker

PPT, Word, Excel Viewers [Go]
Acrobat Reader [Go]

Library Media Center

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Mr. Mullane -- Dust Bowl Project Wiki

Dust Bowl Project wiki link: mullanedustbowl.wikispaces.com/home
Don't forget to keep track of all of your information sources on your NoodleTools "Dust Bowl Project" bibliography page.

Genetic Counseling Project - Mrs. Damp

Please go to the Genetic Counseling Project wiki for a list of resources and websites to help you do your research.

Ms Weinstein's News Sites for Current Events

Pathfinder for sixth grade students to search for news articles for CNN Newsroom-like reporting.

Globish Research Project 1

Start your search for background and supporting information about why your historical person has made a difference for society by using the project pathfinder: http://globishresearch1.wikispaces.com/home

Senior Seminar with Mrs. Wood

Your wiki for this long-term project: http://woodseniorseminar2011.wikispaces.com/

Regents Exam Prep Help

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Find the Level of a Book

When using these websites, be sure to select Guided Reading or Accelerated Reader as the reading level system.

A to Z Teacher Stuff: Leveled Book Database

McCarthy-Towne School, Acton, MA: Leveled Book Lists

Scholastic: Book Wizard

Book Source: http://booksource.com/

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Search for Success: SINGLE Login for (almost) all our databases!

http://feh.auth.orc.scoolaid.net

Bookmark available from library staff for the username and password to use both in and out of school!

Useful Catalogs and Online Tools

ICEPAC: Search for resources in about 305 libraries around our region. We can request books for you through Interlibrary Loan. Choose "All libraries" or a particular library to begin your search.

Lake Placid Public Library: Click on "Library Catalog"

Wilmington Public Library: Click on "Catalog Search"

Our Flickr Account: Snapshots of library activities.

NoodleTools: A fabulous online tool for creating citations, bibliographies, "Choose the Best Search Engine" and more!

Choose the Best Search for Your Information Need: Google is not the only search engine on the block!

Google Guide Cheatsheet: For great ideas to make your online searching fast and efficient.

Turnitin: See Mrs. Johns or Mrs. Paulson for assistance.

VuSafe: A place to store online videos.

Online Resources

The following databases and resources are available (at school and at home) through our SEARCH for Success portal (see block above):

Academic OneFile
Amazing Animals of the World
America the Beautiful
Art Museum Image Gallery
Business Insights
CERF (Websites for Learning)
CQ Researcher Online
Digital Literacy
eLibrary Elementary
GALE PowerSearch
Gannett Newsstand
General OneFile
Grolier Encyclopedia
Grolier New Book of Knowledge
Grolier New Book of Popular Science
Health Reference Center Academic
History Reference Center
InfoTrac Newsstand (formerly Infotrac Custom Newspapers)
Kids InfoBits
La Nueva Enciclopedia CUMBRE
Lands and Peoples
LitFinder for Schools
National Newspaper Links
New York State Newspapers
NoodleTools
NoveList K-8 Plus
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
ProQuest
Science Reference Center
SIRS Discoverer
SIRS Knowledge Source
SIRS Renaissance
SIRS WebSelect
TeachingBooks.net
Teen Health & Wellness
World Book Online