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Getting Ready for Common Core

Practice Keyboarding

 http://www.typingtest.com

Common Core Standards 

http://www.corestandards.org/

Test development site: Smarter Balanced:

 http://www.smarterbalanced.org/

MLA Citation Guides + Thesis Statement

OWL - Purdue University developing a THESIS statement.

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/545/01/

Long Island University MLA Color-Coded Format Guide

http://www2.liu.edu/cwis/cwp/library/workshop/citmla.htm

OWL - Purdue University citation tools for MLA formatting.

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

Noodletools Easy Bib Express

http://www.noodletools.com/noodlebib/citeone_s.php?style=MLA

Son of Citation Machine Free MLA citation generator. (Ignore the advertisements.)

http://citationmachine.net/index2.php?reqstyleid=1&newstyle=1&stylebox=1

CSULB Library Citation Guide

http://www.csulb.libguides.com/style

Free Online Test Prep

The site, 4tests.com, has practice exams for SAT, ACT, GED, STAR, TOEFL, the Military ASVAB, and many others. There are also tutorials available.

http://www.4tests.com

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FYI: Upcoming Library Closures

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Gale Database

Smithsonian Learning Lab

History Database

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This Database of American history is sure to help you understand our

country's most influential moments with overviews,

biographies, and primary sources.

 

login: polylibrary

password: student

Destiny Library Online Catalog

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Career and Technical Education Links

 

Internet Safety - Digital Literacy

Cyber Safety for Children The State of California's page on Cyber Safety resources.

Chatting with students about being online great parent resources to begin the conversation about online safety, cyberbullying, and idenity protection.

Heads Up: Stop Think Click Booklet on Internet Safety tips.

Net Cetera: Chatting with your kids about being on-line Excellent booklet of suggestions and information.

Net Cetera en espanol Spanish Version of Chatting with your kids about being on-line.

Stop Think Click: 7 Practices for Safer Computing

Parent Education in Cyber Trends  Teacher Librarian wiki on all aspects of cyber-safety, updated regularily.

NetSmartWorkshop Lots of videos and talking points to view first for conversation openers with your children.

Citation Machine Writing Tools


 

Library Hours of Operation

Library Hours of Operation

Images, Media, and Sounds, "Free Use Licensed"

Creative Commons Search by media category:

http://search.creativecommons.org/

Wikimedia Commons. Creative Commons licensed media

 http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

Flickr Creative Commons License explanations with images:

 http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/

 Library of Congress

http://loc.gov/pictures/

 

CSULB Free Databases by Subject

Due to the LBUSD/CSULB partnership, the databases linked below are available for your research and personal inquiry.

http://csulb.libguides.com/freedatabases

Long Beach Public Library Databases

Long Beach Public Library Databases

http://www.lbpl.org/databases/subjects/default.asp

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