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RESEARCH AND RESOURCE CENTER

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP
Your online life; permanent as a tattoo
Creating a safe online profile
Online profile

21st CENTURY SKILLS - INFORMATION LITERACY
Did you know?
Learning and working in the collaborative age
SKIL - What is Information Literacy?
Teaching Information Literacy Now
Do You Know All You Should About "News" Feed, Click Bait, & Credible Sources?

PRIMARY SOURCES
What students need to know for building good search skills
Definitions: Primary Sources
SKIL - What about Primary Resources?

PLAGIARISM
Plagiarism and Paraphrasing: Purdue Global
BibMe Grammar and Plagiarism
Instant plagiarism checker tool from Citation Machine Plus
You quote it, You note it!
SKIL - Tips for Avoiding Plagiarism
How to avoid plagiarism
Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing

EVALUATING SOURCES & Fake vs. Real News
Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask
C.A.R.S. Checklist for Evaluating Internet Sources-Lewis Univ.
Evaluating Websites
Fake News vs. Real News: Determining Reliability of Sources
How to Spot a Fake Website

WWW Searching
How Search Works by Google
SKIL - Tips for Web Searching
25 Little-Known Google Tools for Scholars and Academics

LIBRARIES
CHS Destiny Card Catalog - login with your school username and password to access all the features
Chelsea District Library - login with your library card and pin World Digital Library
Library of Congress
WWW Virtual Library
UW Libraries Digital Collections
Macaulay Library - search for recordings

EBOOKS
Chelsea District Library Download Destination
Overdrive App free download, add Chelsea District Library
The Online Books Page
Baen Ebooks
Bartleby.com: Great Books Online
Search Project Gutenberg

AUDIO EBOOKS
Chelsea District Library Download Destination
Overdrive App free download, add Chelsea District Library
ThoughtAudio.com
Lit2Go

BOOK SITES
YALSA The Hub
YALSA's Alex Awards
Reading Rants: Out of the ordinary teen booklists!
Teen Reads
NPR's Book Concierge
Psychology - book of the month
Psychology - top 5 best selling books

HELP WITH LEARNING / TEST PREP
Khan Academy
McGraw-Hill: Online Practice Plus, including ACT, SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, etc.
ACT Test Prep
ASBAB Test Prep
CLEP - College Level Examination Program
CLEP Testing Guide - What are the Benefits of Testing Out - UniverstityHQ
The Princeton Review Test Prep for SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT

AP TEST PREP 
AP Courses & Exams - College Board
AP Prep Center - McGraw-Hill: Practice Plus
AP Test Prep - Albert
AP Practice Exams
AP US History Exam Prep, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History AP U.S. History - Study Notes

COLLEGE ESSAY PREPARATION
Tips for Writing an Effective College Application Essay
College Application Essay

CAREER PLANNING / CREATING A RESUME
Resources to Help Teens Choose a Career
National Career Development Association
Career Resources for Young People
Job and Career Information for Kids
Career Exploration & Skill Development
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Resume Lab
How to Choose a Career: 10 Steps to a Happy Professional Life
What to Include on a Resume
Yale University - Office of Career Strategy
Johns Hopkins - Careers and Life

HISTORY
Michigan.gov - Michigan History
America's Historical Documents
Digital Public Library of America
NYPL Digital Collections
The Smithsonian Institution Archive Collections
Documenting the American South

DATA VISUALIZATION including INFOGRAPHICS
Create and share visual ideas
Original visual content for brands
Infographics: The Easy Way
Create word clouds
Google charts
Easy-to-Use Infographic Creator
Prezi: Presentation software
10 fun tools to easily make your own infographics

OPEN COURSEWORK
iTunes U on the App Store
TED (Technolog Entertainment, Design): Ideas worth spreading

REFERENCE BOOKS
Refdesk: Fact checker for the internet
Infoplease

NEED HELP?
Call 2-1-1
OK 2 SAY
Teen Drug Abuse & Alcohol Abuse Awareness
Opioid Help
Alcohol Treatment Programs for Teens
Teen Drug Abuse & Addiction - The Recovery Village
Substance Abuse and Teenagers - The Palm Beach Institute

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