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Databases provided by the state and the Jenks School District

To access databases provided by the state of Oklahoma and the school district while using a school computer, follow these instructions.  In the Media Center, the Media catalog serves as the Home Screen for Internet Explorer.   . . .

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Homework Help

Go to Beehive.org for online homework help.  You will need to create an account with a username and password to post comments (upper right hand corner). Internet Public Library - links to research sources or if you have a . . .

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BEST Search Engines

Students should use more than one search engine when doing research.  For a comparison go to UC Berkley's BEST Search Engines site.

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Starting From Scratch - MLA Guide

Starting From Scratch - MLA Guide  

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Proofreading and Word Choices

Before you print your paper, you should ALWAYS proofread your work. Use Purdue's Online Writing Lab resource to find out how to find and fix common errors.  Microsoft's Spelling and Grammar check is a very useful tool. . . .

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How to Research in the Library

Medieval Help Desk - humorous look at "using" a book  Freshman Academy Library Catalog (school access only) Use the library catalog to find books by entering a subject, author, title, or call number (use boolean . . .

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Copyright & Plagiarism

Copyright law protects the work that you or anyone else has created from being copied, changed, or used without permission. You can get information about Copyright from the following sources.   Copyright for Students . . .

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How to Evaluate Websites

Web sites need to be evaluated carefully.  Anyone can purchase a domain name and enter information.  For example, check out this professional looking site:   Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus (Home Access Only).  Looks good, . . .

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is a great source to find primary documents as well as other useful information. It is the largest library in the world and many of its documents have been digitized. This link is to the Family and Kids . . .

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Internet Public Library (IPL)

The Internet Public Library (IPL2) is an online research site hosted by the iSchool at Drexel, College of Information Science and Technology.  It includes Resources by Subject, Newspapers and Magazines, Special Collections, and . . .

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Reference Materials

Here are a number of Reference links that may come in handy in your Research: Annals of American History, Britannica - Explore US history through speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, poems, images, and multimedia. Barbleby.com . . .

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MLA Citation websites

If you use any information from a source (pictures, text, ideas from print or web sources) you MUST cite where you got the information.  Many of the following Citation web sites will help you with citing sources.  Remember, though, . . .

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Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia Britannica Online is a great source of reliable information for students of all levels.  You can research many areas of content including web sites, multimedia, journals and magazines, dictionary entries, as well as the . . .

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