Presentation on theme: "Using Research Databases Created for Mr. Ciancitto By: Mrs. L. Bakanas and Mrs. A. Martinez."— Presentation transcript:
Using Research Databases Created for Mr. Ciancitto By: Mrs. L. Bakanas and Mrs. A. Martinez
Mastery Objective: Students will be able to: Use the Media Center databases to find information on a country and its leaders. Find biographical information on a selected leader. Locate current events on the leader and country.
Research Databases : Go to: Click on the Research Databases* Tab on the left side of the page.
Selecting a Database Read the summary of the content of each database. Since we need to search by country, look for atlases. To find general information on a country let’s try using: FACT ON FILE – WORLD ATLAS
Select a country Example: Pakistan
Chief of State: For other famous Pakistanis
Biography information in World Atlas
For additional Biographical Information Biography Resource Center
Databases for Current Events Ebscohost Web Select Newspaper source Fact.com World News Click on Reuters News to search the last two weeks InfoTrac Elite 500 Custom Newspapers
To use Ebscohostweb Select only Newspaper source
Enter your person Select full text Select the data range