What’s available through the
media center and on-line.
• American Journal of Nursing • Architectural Digest
Sports Illustrated • Fine Homebuilding
• Nursing 2005
• Fitness • Speedway
Leatherneck • Road and Track
• Car & Driver
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• National Wildlife
• Buckeye Technology
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• Fur Fish and Game • PC Teach It
• VM + SD
Math and Science • Nuts and Volts
• Popular Mechanics • Cadalyst
• Popular Science • PC Gamer
• Chemistry • PC World
• National Demographics Early Childhood Education
• Time • Child
• National Geographic • Parenting
• District Administration
Videos and DVDs
There are over 1000 videos and DVDs available on
many different subjects in the Media Center
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Auto Technology Electronics Natural Resources
Banking/Finance Employability Peer Mediation
Building Trades English Photography
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CAD Food Service Power Trans
Chemistry General Professional Devel.
Computers Grads Science
Cosmetology Guidance Social Studies
Criminal Justice Health Special Needs
Custodial Machine Tooling TAP
DMP Marketing Welding.
• Reliable educational search engine
• Search engines that allows requests in question format
• General searches
• Test preparation (create password)
• Free article database
• General search engine (Check criteria)
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Annals of American History
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Criteria To Use When Evaluating
•Who wrote the page and Make sure author provides e-
can you contact him or mail or a contact
her? address/phone number.
•What is the purpose of Know the distinction between
the document and why author and Webmaster.
was it produced?
The information is error free.
•Is there an editor or
someone listed who
Who published the What credentials are
document and is it listed for the authors?
separate from the
Where is the document
Check the domain of the published? Check URL
document, what domain. Look at the
institution publishes this domain. .edu,.com,
document? ac.uk, .org, .net
Does the publisher list Look for a header or
his or her qualifications? footer showing affiliation.
What goals/objectives Determine if page is a
does this page meet? mask for advertising; if
so information might be
How detailed is the biased.
What opinions (if any) View any Web page as
are expressed by the you would an infomercial
author? on television. Ask
yourself why was this
written and for whom?
Does the information
show a minimum of bias?
How many dead links are on the
When was it produced? Are the links current or updated
Is the information on the page
When was it updated'
Publication or revision dates are
How up-to-date are the not always listed
links (if any)? The date listed could mean one
of the following
•When the material was first
•When the material was first
placed on the web.
When the material was last
Are the links (if any) If page requires special software
evaluated and do they to view the information, how
complement the documents' much are you missing if you don't
have the software?
Is it free or is there a fee, to
Is it all images or a balance obtain the information?
of text and images?
Is the information presented Is there an option for text only,
cited correctly? or frames, or a suggested
browser for better viewing?
What topics are covered?
Sometimes web information is
“just for fun”, a hoax, or
What does the page offer someone’s personal expression
that others don’t? that may be of interest to no one
or plain outright silliness.
How in depth is the material?