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Monday, March 27

  1. page Ready Reference edited If you are using Internet Explorer and/or cannot see the Ready Ready Reference and Quick Fact…
    If you are using Internet Explorer and/or cannot see the Ready
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    page in the frame below, click here.contains links to online ready reference and quick fact sources.
    Abbreviations & Acronyms
    Consumers
    Large Virtual Reference Collections
    Associations & Organizations
    Dictionaries - English
    Public Opinion
    Automobiles
    Dictionaries - Non-English
    Quotations
    Biographies
    Encyclopedias
    Referral - Law, Medicine, Investments, GIS
    Books, Journals, & Publishing
    Financial Aid & Scholarships
    Reviews - Books, Film, Other
    Calculators & Money
    Geography, Maps & Travel
    Speeches
    Careers & Jobs
    Government - IA, US, International
    Statistics
    Cedar Falls/Waterloo
    Grants
    Telephone Books
    Citation Guides - APA, Other
    Health
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    Colleges & Universities
    Hoaxes
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Wednesday, January 11

  1. page Media Portal edited ... Tutorial: Using Wikimedia Commons ... known restrictions. Do not use the search bar at th…
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    Tutorial:
    Using Wikimedia Commons
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    known restrictions. Do not use the search bar at the top, scroll to find the little search window that says "Search the Commons"
    {NASA_Images_resize.jpg} NASA's image, video, and audio collections.
    {Karens_Whimsy_resize.jpg} Beautiful images from old books, magazines, and postcards.
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  2. page Media Portal edited IMAGES {FlickrButtonLARGE.png} Flickr hosts both copyrighted and Creative Commons Licensed Images…
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    {FlickrButtonLARGE.png} Flickr hosts both copyrighted and Creative Commons Licensed Images. Be sure to filter for Creative Commons - watch the tutorial below to learn how. *Note - Do NOT sign up or create an account in flickr when prompted.
    TutorialFlickr Tutorial
    {Wikimedia_Commons_resize.jpg} Wikimedia Commons-a database of millions of freely usable media files.
    Tutorial:
    Using Wikimedia Commons

    {Flickr_The_Commons_resize.jpg} Flickr - The Commons - Photos with no known restrictions.
    {NASA_Images_resize.jpg} NASA's image, video, and audio collections.
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    {Free_Digital_Photos_resize.jpg} Professional quality photos - terms require attribution.
    {Clipart_Etc_resize.jpg} Great selection of black and white clipart with citations.
    Tutorials:
    Using Wikimedia Commons

    MUSIC and SOUND
    {ccMixter_resize.jpg} Find great music, all of which is liberally licensed under a Creative Commons license.
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  3. page Media Portal edited IMAGES Flickr {FlickrButtonLARGE.png} Flickr hosts both copyrighted and Creative Commons Licens…
    IMAGES
    Flickr{FlickrButtonLARGE.png} Flickr hosts both copyrighted and Creative Commons Licensed Images. Be sure to filter for Creative Commons - watch the tutorial below to learn how. *Note - Do NOT sign up or create an account in flickr when prompted.
    Tutorial
    {Wikimedia_Commons_resize.jpg} Wikimedia Commons-a database of millions of freely usable media files.
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  5. page Media Portal edited IMAGES {FlickrCC_resize.jpg} Flickr CC - great source for CC licensed images. Flickr Tutorial …
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    {FlickrCC_resize.jpg} Flickr CC - great source for CC licensed images.Flickr
    Tutorial

    {Wikimedia_Commons_resize.jpg} Wikimedia Commons-a database of millions of freely usable media files.
    {Flickr_The_Commons_resize.jpg} Flickr - The Commons - Photos with no known restrictions.
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    Tutorials:
    Using Wikimedia Commons
    Using Flickr CC
    MUSIC and SOUND
    {ccMixter_resize.jpg} Find great music, all of which is liberally licensed under a Creative Commons license.
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Monday, February 8

  1. page Search Strategies edited ... Subject specific: Databases have directories organized by topic. In addition, we have database…
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    Subject specific: Databases have directories organized by topic. In addition, we have databases that are specific to history, science, and geography. Find exactly what you need.
    Media: Databases are an excellent source for images, maps, charts and diagrams that you can use in your projects.
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    Ready Reference
    Looking for online references? Go to the Ready Reference page for news sites, almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauruses, & MORE.
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    {Marmot_Catalog.png} Click to go to the School Dictrict 51 online catalog.
    {MACKIN_VIA_Logo_SM.png} The EMS E-bookshelf. Enter the VIA login and password for EMS. If you don't remember it, ask Mrs. Johnson for a VIA bookmark!
    Become a Google Ninja
    {Google_Search_Education_Screen_Shot.png} Google's Search Education Center - lesson plans, training and more.

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Saturday, January 23

  1. page home edited ... searching SMART. WEBSITE SOURCE EVALUATION {UFO_Hoax.jpg} With over 8 BILLION webpages on…
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    searching SMART. WEBSITESOURCE EVALUATION
    {UFO_Hoax.jpg} With over 8 BILLION webpages on the world wide web, how do you know which ones to trust? Googling is easy, finding good information takes skill.
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    Website Evaluation PresentationLearn
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    {Spot_the_Fake_Graphic_-2.jpg} Spot the Fake
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    Use It or Lose It - Shakespeare
    Use It or Lose It - Air Car

    Fact Check Sites
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