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6th Grade English - Bullying Research: Databases

Citations Pre-Assessment

General Information

 Usernames and passwords are needed if accessing these databases from home. (See your printed Database Pathfinder or Student Agenda (assignment pad) or ask Media Center staff for username/password information.)

Articles from these databases can be printed out, saved on your personal drive (My Documents) or a flash drive, or e-mailed home.


Research in Context

 Research in Context        



  • CHOOSE DATABASE: Click link above.
  • KEYWORDS: Type in keywords related to your topic. Press magnifying glass.
  • NARROW RESULTS: Use tools on right of screen to select:
  • CHOOSE ARTICLE TYPE:  Click on Reference, MagazinesNews, Images, etc. to choose that type of article to view.  Make sure any article you view is NOT a Book Review.
  • To SAVE ARTICLE TO Google Drive:
       In Tools box, click DOWNLOAD, select Save to Google Drive and Download. Sign in with Google if needed and use your username/password
  • Your article will be saved in a Google Doc in My Drive in a folder called Research in Context.
  • To SAVE TO GOOGLE CLASSROOM: At top of article click Google Classroom icon, then select the classroom and assignment, click Go and Attach.
  • CITATION INFO: At top of article

WAMS Research Guide

WAMS Research Guide

Use this guide to help you with your research skills and tools.

Viewing Videos

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What is a Database?

Differences Between Databases and Web Sites

Good Note-taking Skills

Intro to Citations