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JKS has subscribed to EbscoHost which allows our students to access online databases for research and general interest.  The site also includes Encyclopedias, dictionaries, and periodicals.  EbscoHost provides database entry points for our younger and older students. 

As a JKS learning community member, you have access to our online database system.  Should you wish to access information from home, please contact the librarian for a password.  If you already have this information, you may click on the appropriate user interface below and begin your search.

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EBSCOhost Research Databases
 

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Student Research Center - High School & Middle School

 

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Kids Search - Middle & Elementary School

 

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MLA (Modern Language Association) Style Guide

 

Writing/Research Resources

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/677/01/
Purdue Online Writing Lab

http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/mla/index.shtm
A Guide for Writing Research Papers Based on MLA Documentation

http://thinkport.org/technology/techtoolbox/html_templates/cornell.tp
Cornell note taking template

http://www.englishcompanion.com/pdfDocs/cornellintro.pdf
Cornell note taking template with explanation

http://search.ebscohost.com
(see librarian for password)

http://education.yahoo.com/reference/encyclopedia/
 Free online encyclopedia, thesaurus, dictionary, and world factbook

 

Citation Resources

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
MLA Guide

http://easybib.com/
Citation machine

http://turnitin.com/static/index.htm
(see librarian for password)

http://www.plagiarismdetect.com/member2.php
(see librarian for password) ) Check for plagiarism

 

Library Catalog

http://77.221.97.5/ (see librarian for password)

 

Other Online Resources

https://satonlinecourse.collegeboard.com/
(see librarian for password)

http://www.norreg.dk/ib/ibstudyskillsframe.htm
Study skills- A self-help program

 

Dewey Decimal Guide

 http://www.bellmore-merrick.k12.ny.us/handbook/qtdeweydecimal.html
 Quick tips on how to use the Dewey Decimal System

 

Plagiarism Free Zone Information

http://www.collierschools.com/nhs/lmc/citations.htm

Information on what is plagiarism and how to avoid it http://www.openc.k12.or.us/citeintro/secondary/cited02.html

 

Other Online Resources

http://dogpile.com/
http://www.google.com/
http://www.ask.com/
http://www.yahoo.com/

 

IB Information

http://ibo.org/myp/
What is the MYP program?

http://ibo.org/diploma/
What is the DP program?

http://www.ibo.org/diploma/curriculum/core/essay/index.cfm
General information on the extended essay

http://www.ibo.org/diploma/curriculum/core/knowledge/
General information on TOK.  

 

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