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Research

In order to conduct successful research, one must enter the process prepared.  Listed below are links to several websites...read the descriptions and try them out.  See Mrs. Altman and/or Mrs. Anderson if you need help!



Find your book in the SHS Library Catalog. 
Click
HERE to begin.
The SHS library is an online directory that allows you to look up a topic, title, or author.  With a few simple clicks you can see if your favorite book is available to read or if we have just the right book to help you with your research.

Purdue Owl

Wonderful resource with every citation you will ever need!!!

easybib.com

Use as a GOOGLE DOCS Add-on to easily keep track of your citations.  Or...a wonderful website that allows you to create an account and keep active lists of your research citations.  Will create a complete bibliography for you in the correct MLA (or APA) format.  Create an account and see how easy it is!

 

Galileo
Tremendous supply of databases with easy to access, validated research.  Current Password is "washing"


Primary vs. Secondary

Google Scholar
"Google's Smart Cousin"...Search scholarly journal articles.

 

gmail

Gmail is Google's free email portal.  If you do not have a professional email - visit google to set one up.  Use this email for "business" correspondence....keep out coupons and facebook messages. Gmail also has cool features that are beneficial to research including revision history, collaborative editing, online forms, and a presentation template.  All of gmail's creation software will upload into Microsoft office so that you can save it as Word or as a Power Point file once you get a computer with those programs.  Try it out today!

Google Search - Click on Google NEWS to find articles related to your topic.

 

Career Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook

America's Career Info Net

Georgia Futures