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Copyright
Copyright and the Web
This answers FAQ about how a student can use material they get off the web.
http://www.cyberbee.com/cb_copyright.swf

Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom, on the Internet and the World Wide Web
This site is designed to help teachers and students "make informed decisions before using materials in the classroom or on the Internet".
http://www.umuc.edu/library/copy.html

Internet Use Permission Letters
This site contains three useful online, interactive forms for teachers and students to use when soliciting permission to use other's work.
http://landmark-project.com/permission1.php

Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers

This chart was designed to infrom teachers of what they may do under the law.

http://www.halldavidson.net/copyright_chart.pdf

Suggested Reading
Georgia Peach Book Awards

Teens vote for their favorite books out of the year's top 20 nominees.

http://georgiapeachaward.org/

Books-A-Million Teen Book Club

Books-A-Million Teen books to read and teen favorites.

http://www.booksamillion.com/bookclub?DDTN=Teen&DDLN=BAM-Book-Club&id=5451256436596

Amazon Teen Books

Amazon teen books and bestsellers.

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_nr_n_1?rh=n%3A283155%2Ck%3Ateen%2Cn%3A%211000%2Cn%3A28&bbn=1000&keywords=teen&ie=UTF8&qid=1345125899&rnid=1000

Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble new releases and best sellers.

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/teens-teen-books/379003056/

Research
Planning and Writing a Research Paper
This page lists some of the stages involved in writing a library-based research paper.
http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/PlanResearchPaper.html

How to Write a Term Paper

Steps for following the research process.

http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Term-Paper

General Reference Materials
Information Please General Website
Includes almanac, dictionaries, atlases and encyclopedia.
http://www.infoplease.com/

FedStats: Federal Statistics from over 100 governemnent agencies.
Celebrating 10 years of making statistics from more than 100 agencies available to citizens everywhere.
http://www.fedstats.gov/

Statistical Abstracts of the United States
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature.
http://www.bartleby.com/100/

Biographical Dictionary Online
Searchable biographical dictionary online.
http://www.s9.com/biography/

A Dictionary of Unit of Measurements
This dictionary includes all units of the International System (SIPM), many other units of the metric system, and those English Customary Weights and Measures (British and American) that are accurately defined. It does not include obsolete units. It provides symbols and abbreviations. A brief overview and history for each measurement system explains the standard for the units of measurement.
http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/

High School Information Literacy Checklist
A checklist of information literacy skills that students should know and be able to do as they progress through their academic experiences.
http://www.clayton.k12.ga.us/departments/instruction/mediaservices/highschool.asp

Bartleby: Great Books Online
The preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.
http://www.bartleby.com/59/

Internet Public Library Reference Collection
This website provides links to a large number of online resources.
http://www.ipl.org/div/subject/browse/ref00.00.00

Search Tools
GALILEO
GALILEO stands for GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online. It is an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. GALILEO is a World Wide Web-based virtual library. GALILEO provides access to multiple information resources, including secured access to licensed products. Georgia school students have access to over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and journals. Over 2000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources available from GALILEO include encyclopedias, business directories, and government. Instructions: Georgia Library Learning Online - Click on K-12 at the top right of the screen to find recommended databases for high school students.
http://www.galileo.usg.edu/cgi-bin/homepage.cgi?_cc=1&_id=d11a19fc-1118760124-1278

Google
Google, a popular search engine, is a tool for finding resources on the World Wide Web. Google scans web pages to find instances of the keywords you have entered in the search box.
http://www.google.com/

Ask
Get better answers and references on ask.com.
http://www.ask.com/

Citations
APA Style Tips
Answers specific questions about APA style.
http://www.apastyle.org/previoustips.html

APA Documentation
These materials will introduce you to APA documentation and show you examples which you can use as templates for citing your own references.
http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/DocAPA.html

MLA Documentation
MLA documentation is commonly used in English and foreign language and literature courses, as well as in other disciplines in the humanities.
http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/DocMLA.html

How to Prepare a Works Cited Page in MLA Format

Some general information about a works cited page.

http://district.goshenschools.org/staff/eallen/documents/workscited.pdf

APA Formatting and Style Guide

Helps you learn how to use the APA citation and format style.

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

Technology Help
Basic Computer Troubleshooting
When trying these steps, most users will either have their issues resolved or be able to find the next best step for troubleshooting their problem.
http://www.computerhope.com/basic.htm

Troubleshoot Printer Problems

Here are solutions to common problems with printers.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Troubleshoot-printer-problems

Computer Basics

When it comes to learning today's technology, Computer Basics has all the basic concepts covered.

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/computerbasics