Welcome Dolphins!  Take a look around our library site.  Check out the Student Resource Page for great tips on writing research papers.  

Mrs. Britten & Ms. Barnes

Research Tools

Delicious - save and share your bookmarks

EasyBib - an online tool to make bibliographies
CPS Databases - Reliable subscription databases for students
OWL (Online Writing Lab) - Purdue University (MLA & APA guides, tips on summarizing, paraphrasing and quoting)

Go, Techie!

Here we bring you some of the newest Tips, Tricks and Tools we've been playing with recently.  Give them a test drive, and feel free to share anything that tickles your technology fancy.  We're always looking for ideas.
BrainPop - Animated website for Science, Technology, Mathematics, Social Studies, Arts, Music, and English movies, quizzes, activity pages and homework help for kids in grades K-12.
BrainPop ESL -  Teaches English to students using animation, movies, study tools, quizzes, and fun games!
MyOn - Online reader that personalizes reading for students by recommending books based on your interests, reading level, and an opportunity to rate the books you've read.
Tagxedo - Create your own word clouds with custom images.

We used Animoto to make the new Book Trailer in the library!

Big Huge Labs - Use your own pictures to create puzzles, calendars, posters, mosaics and more...
With VoiceThread, teachers and students can collaboratively create, comment upon, and narrate slideshows, videos and pictures. 
PicLits - Online creative tool that combines words and pictures to create a stunning display
Evernote - A visual way to capture the things that pique your interest online so you'll never forget anything...ever
Diigo - Go Green!  Highlight, save, track and bookmark the places you love online, so your printer won't have to...

Contact Info

Library Media Specialist
Library Media Specialist
Whitney M. Young Magnet High School
211 S. Laflin Street
Chicago, IL 60607

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