North Library Resources & Digital Tools for Research
Read EBooks from your device.
Search the catalog, and find books with this symbol
To read EBooks. Use Open Button.
Use your District 11 Username and Password.
Pikes Peak Library
User-ID = Your D11 Computer Username
Password = Your Birthdate
(month & day-2 numbers/each)
Resources for Writing
DOWNLOAD AND SAVE THIS MLA STYLE DOCUMENT TEMPLATE. Each time you have an Essay, open this document and rename it. It is formatted correctly in MS Word for all MLA style elements including First Page, Page Numbers in the Header, Works Cited Page, Tables, Pictures.
Directions for the above MLA Template. Open and Rename. Where you see BRACKETS, click and place your element there. (i.e. Name where you see [Name], [Title], etc. Discard what you do not need (tables. pictures, block quotes, etc.), but if you use those elements, see how they should look when properly formatted. Use the Works Cited page exactly as it is (just put your Bibliography citations in Alphabetical order). Using this Template will make you MLA Paper formatted just right, and this will save you work.
Resources for Research
Use PPLD for EBSCO searches for your research (ask Mr. Adkison how). Hint: use the PPLD Power Pass (See this link for information about your Power Pass)
Template - Word Doc, Cornell Notes (download and save for use)
The Above video ("Scholarly v Popular Sources of Info") found at University of Victoria Libraries (LINK)
Learn About Words
You can use this document. Download it. Save and Name it. Then use it by replacing [Title] and all [Template] items with your actual title, etc. It will be formatted in MLA style.
For definitive Bibliography examples - so you can see what a proper Bibliography look like - see Purdue Owl (this link goes right to MLA examples).