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Texquest

Mansfield High School subscribes to the following databases. See the Library Staff for logins/usernames and passwords


E BOOKS

ONLINE TEXTBOOKS

Digital Textbooks 

To utilze the Online Textbooks  or Classes currently enrolled students in a class must obtain the username and password from their teacher.  Usernames and passwords are only available from the Curriculum Content Teacher. 


Algebra I

Geometry

Algebra II

Biology

Chemistry

Pre-AP Biology

Pre-AP Physics

Online Classes

The Advanced Academics (AAI)

The Texas Virtual School (TVS)

Credit Recovery (Odysseyware)

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

World Geography

Building A Global Prospective

World History

World History: Connections To Today

U.S. History

America: Pathways to the Present

Government

United States Government

ENGLISH

ELA 9-12

Literature

ELA 9-12

Grammar

AMD-AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORIES & CULTURES, AMERICAN WEST

American Indian Histories & Cultures

 

 

American West

 

 

 

 

 

BTM -JAppleseed EBOOKS

 

BTM-JAppleseed

EBOOKS ABOUT

ARTS& ACTIVITIES

GEOGRAPHY

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

SOCIAL STUDIES


 






 

 


CHURCHILL ARCHIVE

 

CHURCHILL ARCHIVES

  • Specially designed by leading educators to enrich high school history and political science curricula.
  • Students will get close to the action of WWI & WWII exploring primary source material surrounding one of the most dynamic figures of the 20thCentury: Sir Winston Churchill.
  • Perfectly in tune with the CCSS focus on using compelling "informational texts" to build persuasive writing skills.
  • An in-depth resource for teachers with lesson tips and suggested topical investigations of key issues.
  • An excellent practice tool for mastering AP Test DBQs!
  

COLLEGE & CAREER & Peterson Guidebooks FREE online!


 

 The GALE TERC offers FREE complete Peterson Guidebooks & timed practice tests online for PSAT, SAT, ACT, and ASVAB-See your Library Staff for password.

GALE -TERC AP EXAMS PREP   

 

MISD ADVANCED ACADEMICS

Maverick Accelerated Bachelor's Degree

MISD PSAT/SAT /ACT EXAM PREP  

Everything ACT / SAT

PSAT/SAT /ACT EXAM PREP

ABCs of College Admission (Junior Night Slides)


FUTURE YOU is the Mansfield ISD vision to provide each student with an individualized pathway for college prep and career readiness. http://www.mansfieldisd.org/FutureYou

Click here for information on the iStart program

iStart MISD YouTube Video


CARSONSCHOLARS 

 

DEBATE & SOCIAL STUDIES RESOURCES

 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context Search Tips

Opposing Viewpoints in Context Tutorial

WEBSITES


EBSCO

Encyclopedia Britannica & Enciclopedia Britannica Moderna (SPANISH RESOURCES)

Click the link below to watch the video tutorial.

Students



GALE

TeachingBooks.net

RESEARCH & WRITING Tools


Learning HOW to RESEARCH is IMPORTANT.

Become Information Literate!  Watch the Texas Information Literacy Tutorials TILT from the University of Texas in Austin and the TUTORIALS below developed by the Librarians at UT-Arlington, TX, to help you with your research

THE RESEARCH PROCESS

SELECTING RESOURCES

ACKNOWLEDGING RESOURCES

PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES

 BIG 6 RESEARCH PROCESS

Step 1 - Task Definition

1.1 Define the problem

1.2 Identify the information requirements of the problem

 

Step 2 - Information Seeking Strategies

2.1 Determine the range of possible sources

2.2 Evaluate the different possible sources to determine priorities

 

Step 3 - Location and Access

3.1 Locate sources

3.2 Find information within the sources

 

Step 4 - Use of Information

4.1 Engage (read, hear, view, touch) the information in the source

4.3 Extract information from a source

 ASKING  ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS

Step 5 - Synthesis: Putting it all together

5.1 Organize information from multiple sources

5.2 Create a product or performance

 

Step 6 - Evaluation

6.1 Judge the product or performance

6.2 Judge the information-solving process    

RESEARCH HELP

Research Paper Guide http://www.aresearchguide.com/

Research Paper Rubric

HELP FOR CREATING AN OUTLINE...

(step 5.1 of the Big6 Research Model, "Organize from multiple sources"):

http://www.bookrags.com/articles/2.html

http://www.albany.edu/eas/170/outline.htm 

CITATION TOOLS

EASYBIB.

THE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY-How to Prepare an Annotated Bibliography- with permission from Olin Library Reference, Research & Learning Services, Cornell University Library, Ithaca, NY, USA 

 WRITING ASSISTANCE

Owl at Purdue Writing Lab Writing a Research Paper

Purdue OWL Online Writing Lab-MLA Formatting & Style Guide

MLA Style

In-Text Citations-Owl at Purdue

TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE LIBRARIES

The following MLA 8 tutorials were prepared by & used with permission:

Chris Urquhart, M.Ed.s, MFA
Adjunct Professor, Composition and Reading                     Tarrant County College Southeast Campus ,                    Arlington, TX 76018-3144                   christine.urquhart@tccd.edu / www.tccd.edu

MLA 8 Part 1

MLA 8 Part 2

COPYRIGHT

Copyright :  

  • Laws and regulations governing the reproduction of copyrighted material are enforced.
  • YOU, the library patron, are responsible for compliance to these rules.
 

STATEMENT ON PLAGIARISM         

 

NOTE TAKING ASSISTANCE


 


TEENS and BUSINESS

TEEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP


START YOUR OWN BUSINESS! SEE WHAT TEENS ARE DOING AROUND THE GLOBE!

TEEN BUSINESS.com



GENERAL REFERENCE

BIOGRAPHIES

PBS HISTORY http://www.pbs.org/topics/history/

INFO PLEASE http://www.infoplease.com/people.html

BIOGRAPHY.COM http://www.biography.com/

 


GOVERNMENT WEBSITES

Government Printing Office http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/

USA.Gov https://www.usa.gov/

The White House https://www.whitehouse.gov/

US Census- American Factfinder http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml?_ts=463685466768

The U.S. Constitution: A Reader

CIA WORLD FACTBOOK https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

National Institute of Health http://health.nih.gov/index.aspx

MEDLINE PLUS https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

Virtual Reference Shelf from the Library of Congress

 Ready Reference from the Federal Government

Science.gov

Scirus

 

PRIMARY SOURCES

National Archives http://www.archives.gov/research/catalog/

AMDOCS Documents for Study of American History –Fordham Univ. http://www.vlib.us/amdocs/

American Memory Collection, Library of Congress http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

DOCUMENTING THE AMERICAN SOUTH http://docsouth.unc.edu/

CIVIL WAR WOMEN http://guides.library.duke.edu/civilwarwomen

US HISTORY RESOURCES, Electronic Texts, American South –UVA http://xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper/wpa/links.html

AMERICAN SLAVE NARRATIVES, Univ of VA http://xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper/wpa/wpahome.html


SEARCH ENGINES

Wolfram Alpha - a computational database

Sweet Search

Quintura- Visual Search

SpaceTime 3D - visual search

Nexplore - visual search

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

BEST OF HISTORY websites

Are MOOCs the Answer for the Busy High Schooler?


HOUR OF CODE with KHAN ACADEMY


MAGAZINES & EZINES (REFDESK.COM)


Yourdictionary.com

Internet Public Library

Infomine

Libguides  Purdue University - search by subjects

LUMINARIUM

Perry-Castaneda Map Collection-UT-Austin Library

 







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