Cascade Library

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Books and Reading

Library Staff
Randy Hienz
Library Media Specialis
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Libraries and Information Literacy

Research and Reference Resources
(Select one of the nine main sources listed here to go to a list with more options)

Cascade Middle School Library - Resources

Local and Regional Libraries

Virtual Library Resources

Librarian Pages

Online DatabasesEncyclopedias

Dictionaries

Almanacs

Biographies

 

Cascade Middle School Library - Resources

Citation and copyright information
Guidelines on How to Write a Bibliography: An excellent site by I. Lee
Researching and Documenting Resources: from Purdue University Online
U.S Copyright Office
Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia Use: a site from Penn State

Longview School District’s Acceptable Use Policy

 

Local and Regional Libraries

Longview Public Library/Teen Pages
Ft. Vancouver Regional Library District
Multnomah County Library Kids Page
Washington State Library

Virtual Library Resources

lib-web-cats “A directory of libraries throughout the world”
Libweb: Libraries around the world
Kids Space: The Internet Public Library
Library of Congress
Internet Law Library


Online Databases

 
Ebsco Host Ebsco
 

Students need to ask their teacher or the library staff for the user name and password.

. Culturegrams
Students need to ask their teacher or the library staff for the user name and password.
. Proquest
Students need to ask their teacher or the library staff for the user name and password.

 

Encyclopedias

 
Information Please
Encyclopedia.com

Dictionaries

 
 

English Dictionaries

Merriam-Webster Online
Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Roget’s II: Thesaurus
Wordsymth
Online Rhyming Dictionary
 

Foreign Dictionaries and Translation

WordReference.com: French, Italian and Spanish
Babel Fish Translation: AltaVista
 

Other

Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Quotations Page
Atlapedia Online

Almanacs
 
Information Please
The Old Farmer’s Almanac
CIA World Fact book

Biographies  
Biography.com
Biography Center
Lives: Posthumous biography sites
Biographical Dictionary