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Wilson Southern Middle School Library: 8th Grade English ~ Court Cases

About this guide -

This guide will provide links and information to help you research the following issues:

Freedom of Speech at School

Corporal Punishment in School

Privacy Rights at School

Student Athletes & Drug Testing

School Uniforms

School Start Times

If you need help finding information, just ask!

 

Destiny Quest Library Catalog

Destiny Library Catalog

Destiny Quest allows you to search for books, DVDs, audiobooks, ebooks, and even digital media that the district provides through all 8 of the Wilson libraries.

Citation Information

 

Most websites and articles will give you the citation to use ~ but you need to search for it!

Usually it is down the lefthand or righthand side of the page or at the very bottom of the page.

Look for the word CITE

Use the MLA 8 version

Don't see it?  No problem!  Use the MyBIB site to help create your Citation.

 

Places to Search

OYEZ - Supreme Court Cases

A free law project from Cornell’s Legal Information Institute (LII), Justia, and Chicago-Kent College of Law—is a multimedia archive devoted to making the Supreme Court of the United States accessible to everyone.

United States Courts

This site is maintained by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts on behalf of the Federal Judiciary. The purpose of this site is to provide information from and about the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government.

 

procon

  A great place to explore BOTH sides of the issue!

SweetSearch.com

A great place to search for many topics.   Results have been validated by educators and some sites provide an MLA citation.
 
*Make sure to scroll past the Ads in the results

Power Library Links

Reminder - To access POWER Library from your home computer you will need to enter your PUBLIC library card number OR enter this ecard #:  24752000203602. 

POWER Search

Search many of the Gale e-resources available in POWER Library in one place! Find articles and information from Academic OneFile, General OneFile, InfoTrac Newsstand (Now called Gale OneFile: News).

InfoTrac Newsstand

Browse and read full-text newspapers from more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world, or search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields. InfoTrac Newsstand (Now called Gale OneFile: News) also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts.

Research in Context

Discover reliable and trusted information on a variety of topics to support middle school student research for government, U.S and world history, geography, literature, sciences, and social issues.  Research In Context offers cross-curricular content aligned to national and state standards, and presents material organized into a highly visual and topic portal approach to quickly find answers.

View the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years. Over 3,000 photos/images/sound bites/graphics added daily, including audio and visual snapshots.

InfoTrac Student Edition

Secondary school students will have access to age-appropriate content from magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, and engaging multi-media covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.

 

And Much More on the Power Library Portal!

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