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LCCS Library Databases

2012-2013

 

To access the databases go to:

www.links.lccs.cc

Click on LCCS Library Databases

 

 

 

 eLibrary is the perfect resource for delivering full-text and multimedia reference essentials. The easy-to-use interface makes research easy.  Students find the answers they need from more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts--plus thousands of maps, pictures, educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, and top-quality multimedia (audio/video) files.     

Username:  lccslib

Password:  lions

 

 

DISCovering Collection provides in-depth content for Literature, History, Biography, Science and Social Studies.  Basic, Intermediate and Advanced content level recommendations help reader choose appropriate content for their abilities.

Password:  lions

 

 

InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.

Password:  lions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are 4 options in the World Book Online Suite:

 

World Book Kids features content and tools developed especially for young students. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, multimedia, comparison tools, interactive games and activities.

 

World Book Student, the redesigned and upgraded version of World Book Online Reference Center, includes the articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to curriculum standards, and much more.

 

Designed for high school and college students, World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedic, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.

The redesigned World Book Spanish version (Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos) is the optimal beginner’s Spanish language reference tool. The site offers World Book’s excellent editorial content, rich media, and engaging features in Spanish.

Log-in information for all 4 World Book sites:

Username:  lccs

Password:  lions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use your Lancaster County Library Card to access Power Library and additional databases online. Visit www.lancasterlibraries.org to access the databases using your current library card number. 

 

Recommended Databases through Lancaster Libraries:

Power Library

 

 (Elementary)

SIRS Discoverer is an award-winning database designed with the young researcher in mind. This interactive tool strengthens research, reading, writing and computer skills. Articles and graphics from more than 1,400 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents are carefully selected for their educational content, interest and level of readability.

 

 More than 500,000 current and historical photographs and graphics can be searched by date, place and subject.

 

OmniFile is a multi-disciplinary full-text database covering Art, Education, Social Science, the Humanities, Business, Science, Current Events, and more.

 

Readers’ Guide

100% full-text database containing indexing, abstracting, and full text of 200 of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and Canada.

 

Science Full Text

100% full-text database covering the sciences.

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Cite your Site!!

Research Topic 1

Black Bears

Online news article:   http://articles.cnn.com/2011-10-03/us/us_pennsylvania-bear-attack_1_attacks-couple-family-dog-pennsylvania-game-commission-spokesman?_s=PM:US

 

Professional site:  http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/black-bear/

 

General Website:  http://www.bear.org/website/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=168&Itemid=38

 

 

Research Topic 2

Mount Rainier

Online news article:  http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2015453613_rainier29m.html

 

Professional site:  http://www.nps.gov/mora/naturescience/index.htm

 

General Website:  http://www.nationalparks.org/discover-parks/?fa=viewPark&pid=MORA

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Click Here for Google Search Features. 

 

Click here to access LCCS's Catalog.

 

Click here to access our Wiki for popular books and authors.

 

Databases available at LCCS:

 

elibrary

http://portal.bigchalk.com/portalweb/login.do

 

DISCovering Collection

http://find.galegroup.com/srcx/start.do?prodId=DC&userGroupName=pl2392

   

InfoTrac Newstand

http://find.galegroup.com/gtx/start.do?prodId=STND&userGroupName=pl2392

 

Science Online (AKA Facts on File)

http://www.fofweb.com/Science/default.asp?ItemID=WE40

 

World Book Online Student

http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/home

 

World Book Online Kids

http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home

 

Power Library through Lancaster Public Library

http://www.lancaster.lib.pa.us/lcl/cwp/view.asp?a=1152&Q=463613&lclNav=%7C30122%7C

 

Please see the librarian for any passwords.

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Information Literacy Classess

Websites for Evaluation

 

1.  http://www.pa.msu.edu/sci_theatre/ask_st/021898.html

 

2.  http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com

 

3.  http://homepages.udayton.edu/~aherndaw/rurhist.htm

 

4.  www.coolmath.com

 

5.  http://www.mankato-mn.gov/

 

6.  www.about.com

 

7.  http://www.buydehydratedwater.com/

 

8.  www.history.com

 

9.  http://home.inreach.com/kumbach/velcro.html

 

10.  www.webmd.com

 

11.  http://www.thedogisland.com/

 

12.  www.exploratorium.edu

 

13.  http://www.stephenswork.com/funkyshoes/index.html

 

14.  www.weather.com

 

15.  http://www.golfcross.com/

 

16.  http://www.mayoclinic.com/

 

17.  http://manhattanairport.org/

 

18.  www.nutrition.gov

 

19.  http://www.molossia.org/countryeng.html

 

20.  http://www.rottentomatoes.com/

 

21.  http://www.cimms.ou.edu/~doswell/Conference_papers/SELS96/WoO.html

 

22.  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

 

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