CC Library Research

Use this page to access research resources

Select statewide databases to take you to the databases.
If you are outside of school, you will need a password to access the databases. To access the required login for the  databases,  you will need your MPS Google login to see the passwords.  

Select database password to get the password.

Why should you use the databases?  Watch the video below to find out why.

Why Use Databases

Web Evaluation
Before using information from an Internet search, you need to evaluate your sources.  Select 
Evaluating Information to evaluate your source.

Citing Sources

Select what to cite to help determine what needs citing and parenthetical references.

Links to citation help


Information Resources
Use for academic and peer-reviewed articles.

Use to validate or debunk urban legends, Internet rumors and stories of unknown or questionable origins.

WolframAlpha describes itself as "an engine for computing answers and providing knowledge.  It works by using its vast store of expert-level knowledge and algorithms to automatically answer questions, do analysis, and generate reports."
                                                                    Library Of Congress
Resource for teachers or students.  Includes Poetry 180: a poem a day for American high schools. Also information for American history, science, and more. 

    PolitiFact states it "is an independent fact-checking journalism website aimed at bringing you the truth in politics."

    Factcheck "is a nonpartisan, nonprofit for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. They monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases."