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Teacher Resources

Login and Passwords for Databases, eBooks, and Other Resources.  For teachers only.

FAQs

What is the Next Book in a Series?

Series and Sequels

Are There More Books Like This One?

What Should I Read Next?

Where can I find a Recommended Reading List?

CDE Recommended Reading, Grades  6-8

SRVUSD Core Lit List

Finding More Good Books with AR Book Finder  (DV has only some of these books.  Consult the Library Catalog.) 

AR Book Find

Image Search 

Always check that use of internet images is not prohibited by their copyright.  Use images that are in the Public Domain or that have Creative Commons licenses. You can search for images and check for restrictions at the following sites:

Photosforclass.com  Images appropriate for use in school papers and projects

Google Advanced Image Search  Type in search terms.  Scroll to down and select “free to use or share”, or choose other options.  Click Advanced Search button.

FLICKR Commons

Search.CreativeCommons.org

Audio Search

Links to audio search sites from Harvard University

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DATABASES and Other Online Resources

Use online resources to find information for papers and projects.  Log in using "Student Login for Databases " link above. Or ask the Librarian or your teacher for passwords.

                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Student Resources in Context Database

Portal to all core subjects from science to literature to history. Ask Librarian for password.

 
Science in Context Database

Portal to science articles and information. Ask Librarian for password.

 

SIRS Issues Researcher


 

SIRS Issues Researcher - Resources that tell the whole story on major issues and world conflicts of the day. Ask the Librarian or your teacher for login and password. Click here for a list of issues that are good starting points.

  Here also
24/7 unlimited and simultaneous access to DVMS' Gale eReference collection. Ask Librarian for password.
Cross-search the Gale Virtual Reference book collection with Gale's Student Resources in Context database using PowerSearch. Ask Librarian for password.
Primary Sources
 

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World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras covers human history in all corners of the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance. Ask Librarian for password.

World History: Modern and U.S. History

                                   
Works Cited and Bibliography Generator

Cite This For Me : a free Citation Generator

CATALOG 

List of Books and eBooks in the DV Library

DIRECTIONS:

Click on CATALOG Link above.  

Click on LOGIN on upper right of page (DVMS accounts only).

LOGIN= Student id number

PWD= Student’s Birthday (mm/dd/yyyy)

Formatting papers in MLA style:

 

Works Cited  Vidcast series

Works Cited List

 

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Training Games for Library Volunteers

Books in the Library are in decimal order and alphabetical order. Play games that test your book ordering skills.

Shoot Balloons will test your decimal ordering skills.

For fiction, use Library Shelving: Fiction .

Keep count of your scores. The highest 3 scores get Twix candies. You must perform the winning score in the Library and show Mrs. Mikkelsen the score or it doesn't count.

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