GVMS LIBRARY ELECTRONIC DATABASES
AND NOODLETOOLS (MLA citations)The GVMS Library subscribes to a variety of electronic databases that are wonderful resources for students. While at school, students log onto the Virtual Desktop and then click either on the MS Library Resources folder or Mrs. Delaney’s teacher website to get to the database links. For access to the databases outside of school, students use the links in the chart below but need to drop by the Library and pick up the handout that provides usernames and passwords for home access.
IN-SCHOOL LINKS TO DATABASES AND NOODLETOOLS (use if you do not have the MS Library Resources folder on your computer desktop when you log-in):
PA Power Library (including Gale Research in Context)REMOTE ACCESS LINKS TO USE FROM HOME (with remote access passwords sheet)
Discover articles, images, activities, and websites. All content is full-text and includes over 2,100 high-quality newspapers, magazines, and reference materials. Core Concepts: Biology features a straightforward, easy-to-navigate interface. User-friendly articles make complex scientific concepts both readily comprehensible and highly engaging. Dynamic videos and relevant photos enhance and extend learning. Interactive activities, timelines, and science experiments provide opportunities for hands-on learning and help students see science in contextWorld Book Online Continually updated, World Book Student is a student’s best source for accurate and accessible information. This comprehensive site includes all of the articles from the 22-volume print set, plus thousands more. In addition, there are more than 9,500 pictures and maps, 115 videos and animations, 9,300 sounds, more than 100 simulated historic Web sites. Teen Health & Wellness is a subscription database from Rosen Publishing. It has current and accurate information on all aspects of teen health and wellness. This database should be especially helpful for Health class assignments. Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, the GVHS Library and the GVMS Library are sharing a subscription to Noodle Tools. Students will create their own accounts in Noodle Tools, which will guide them them through proper MLA citation formats, research paper outlines, note cards, and more! Provided by the State to all public and school libraries in Pennsylvania, the Power Library is an awesome resource! It allows students to access thousands of full text magazine and newspaper articles, an encyclopedia, the AP photograph archive, biographies, book recommendations, and more.