Engages in the informational literacy process: accesses, evaluates, and communicates information and ideas
Applies digital tools to gather, evaluate and use information
Uses a variety of skills and strategies to comprehend nonfiction and informational text
Applies digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information
Understands human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior
ABC-CLIO/Social Studies Databases
EBSCO: Explora: Search databases by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and even limit searches according to appropriate Lexile reading levels.
Newspaper Archive:Access tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s. Use the archive to view, save and print full-page newspapers from around the world.
World Cat: Comprehensive bibliography, with more than 57 million bibliographic records representing over 400 languages on materials ranging from stone tables to electronic books.
World Book Online Reference Center
is a powerful reference tool for advanced researchers and information seekers. The site features thousands of e-books, tens of thousands of articles, and hundreds of thousands of primary source documents and features developed especially for public library patrons such as Computer and Web Tutorials, How To... documents, and Government Resources.
The Avalon Project/Yale University
DocsTeach/Part of National Archives (need a username/password)National Archives
National Endowment for the Arts/Edsitement
World Digital Library
World History Matters
UNC Library Lib Guide