HS Library

General

Resource Description
Destiny Ebook Resources How to check out ebooks from 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
Destiny (Library Catalog) Search the three school library catalogs for any books or other materials you need to check out.

Databases

Resource Description
FollettShelf HS FolletShelf is a site where students and staff can download ebooks to any digital device.
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 Proquest Database This is the link for school use. You 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.
PubMed PubMed comprises more than 19 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and life science journals. Citations may include links to full-text articles from PubMed Central or publisher web sites.
Medline Plus MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.
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 LINKcat is the shared online library catalog of the LINK member libraries. It serves as an online catalog and provides public access to reference databases and the Internet as well. LINK, the Library Interchange Network, is a consortium of public libraries that work together and with the South Central Library System to create a network of shared computer systems and services. Because LINKcat combines the library catalogs of all LINK libraries, the system gives you access to nearly 3 million items representing over 790,000 different titles!
BrainPop Will need a username and password if using at home. Please ask in the library for this information. 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.
SAS Curricululm Pathways An online resource for students and teachers, SAS Curriculum Pathways provides standards-based content in all the core disciplines, grades 8-14. Teachers use this link to create account https://www.sascurriculumpathways.com/portal/#/signup?schoolid=19598 Students can use the password of (evening7plains) to use the resources
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.
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
Math Common Core Parent Guide to the Common Core for High School
English/Language Arts Common Core Parent Guide to High School ELA
Scholastic Book Wizard This website will let you search a book for it's reading level. You are also able to search for books that are at your child's reading level.

Citation Tools & Copyright Information

Resource Description
EasyBib Free Bibliography Generator for Citing Sources
Copyright Genie Copyright Genie can't grant copyright wishes, but it can take the magic out of copyright by: Helping you find out if a work is covered by U.S. copyright. Calculating its terms of protection, and Collecting and publishing the results (as a PDF) to save for your records or further vet with a copyright specialist.
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.