MS Library

General

Resource Description
Destiny Ebook Resource How to log in and check out the district's ebooks from the library catalog.
Student Databases List of paid and free databases for the students/parents to use. If they need a password it is given after the description
Math and Science Resources Web Support: Math and Science Resources

Databases

Resource Description
FollettShelf MS Ebooks the students and staff can checkout on their digital devices.
Brodhead Public Library Links to several databases available through the public library. Tutor.com is a great homework database and resource. Use your library card number to log in.
Digital Public Library of America The DPLA offers a free single point of access to millions of items—photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more—from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States. Users can browse and search the DPLA’s collections by timeline, map, format, and topic; save items to customized lists; and share their lists with others. Users can also explore digital exhibitions curated by the DPLA’s content partners and staff. The DPLA contains metadata records—information describing an item—for millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States. Each record links to the original object on the content provider’s website.
Tumblebook Cloud Jr TumbleBookCloud junior is a collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: Ebooks, Read-Alongs, Graphic Novels, Videos (from National Geographic!), and Audio Books suitable for elementary grades. Our books feature adjustable text sizes, full narration, and a read-along function which highlights text as it is read. These features make TumbleBookCloud a great tool for reluctant readers and ESL students. Plus, all these options can be switched to manual so readers can read at their own pace. Teachers can take advantage of lesson plans and quizzes that accompany the books.
Sirs Database Will need a username and password if using at home. Please ask in the library for this information. A comprehensive portal offering centralized access to all SIRS products which target the needs of students with best-of content selected to support research, study, and homework in key curricula subjects.
Destiny (Library Catalog) This is where you would go if you need to look up books and other materials for checkout at the three schools in the district.
Badgerlink BadgerLink is a project of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), Division for Libraries, Technology, and Community Learning. Its goal is to provide access to quality online information resources for Wisconsin residents in cooperation with the state's public, school, academic, and special libraries and Internet Service Providers. BadgerLink resources are available through this site and through links on many library web pages. Most libraries also provide access to BadgerLink from public access computers within the library.
South Central Library System: LinkCat The Brodhead Public Library catalog.
BrainPop Teacher resource. BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.
BrainPopJr Teacher resource for K-3 classes.BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.
Tumblebook Premium The TP is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Math Stories, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), Videos (from National Geographics), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, Tumble Puzzles & Games, and TumbleResources for teachers and students. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which we have licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.
FreedomFlix FreedomFlix brings history to life by capturing the dramatic and defining moments in American History. No password needed when using within the district but if using at home please ask for the password in one of the libraries.
SAS Curricululm Pathways An online resource for students and teachers, SAS Curriculum Pathways provides standards-based content in all the core disciplines, grades 5-12. Teachers use this link to set up with school account https://www.sascurriculumpathways.com/portal/#/signup?schoolid=19598 Students can use the password (evening7plains) to get access to the resources.
ScienceFlix ScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven, leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9. It is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards and designed for unparalleled student engagement, ScienceFlix provides an in depth examination on more than 30 different scientific topics. If using at home you will need to get the username and password from the librarian.

Parent

Resource Description
Book Fair Site Here is the link to view information about our book fair! Please go on and look over the resources. Don't forget to come to our book fair, set up in the Library during Parent/Teacher Conferences. (Note this site is only available right before and right after the book fair.
Scholastic Book Wizard This site lets you find a book's reading level. It is also easy to search for a book at your reading level or interest.
Growing Up Online Here’s a totally new way for teachers and parents to talk with kids about the Internet — Growing Up Online, a free, interactive e-book that includes four live-action comic book stories that focus on teaching children how to be responsible and safe online. Alert parents to this media-rich resource with the Overview provided below, and download Growing Up Online at www.themoreyouknow.com/ebooks/.
Growing Up Wireless Get the knowledge and resources to provide a safe and rewarding wireless experience for kids. With tips, tools, policies and best practices for you to use with your children.

Citation Tools & Copyright Information

Resource Description
EasyBib Free Bibliography Generator for Citing Sources
Pudue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) The OWL is a comprehensive guide to writing, research, grammar, mechanics, MLA citation and avoiding plagiarism.
Citation Machine Citation machine helps students and professional researchers to properly credit the information that they use. Its primary goal is to make it so easy for student researchers to cite their information sources.
NoodleBib No need to log in or subscribe -- simply generate them in NoodleTools Express and copy and paste what you need into your document. Note: citations are not saved and cannot be exported to a word processor using this version of the tool.
United States Copyright Office This is a site created by the Library of Congress with copyright basics, registration, legislation, and online searching.
Creative Commons Creative Commons provides free tools that let authors, scientists, artists, and educators easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry. You can use CC to change your copyright terms from “All Rights Reserved” to “Some Rights Reserved”-Quoted from CC website.
Copyright & Fair Use by Stanford University Questions about copyright or Fair Use? This site is a great listing of copyright resources.
Copyright & Fair Use Chart for Educators A great quick reference guide for fair use created by Technology & Learning. (PDF format)
Resource and Documentation Diana Hacker’s excellent companion website to Research and Documentation for the Electronic Age (5th ed.) explains how to find and document resources. Also has great information on how to do in-text citation and document your sources with a works-cited page in MLA style.
Plagiarism Checker Cut & paste your student's paper or homework assignment into the box below, and click the "check" button. This free plagiarism detector will find plagiarized text in homework and other essays/reports.
NoodleTools: Teacher Resources This is a great teacher resource that gives teachers tools for teaching 21st Century Literacies, Curriculum Collaboration Toolkit, and tools for teaching academic integrity.