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Using Research Databases Created for Mr. Ciancitto By: Mrs. L. Bakanas and Mrs. A. Martinez.

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1 Using Research Databases Created for Mr. Ciancitto By: Mrs. L. Bakanas and Mrs. A. Martinez

2 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.

3 Research Databases : Go to: Click on the Research Databases* Tab on the left side of the page.

4 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

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8 Select a country Example: Pakistan

9 Chief of State: For other famous Pakistanis

10 Benazir Bhutto

11 Biography information in World Atlas

12 For additional Biographical Information Biography Resource Center

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14 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

15 To use Ebscohostweb Select only Newspaper source

16 Enter your person Select full text Select the data range

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18 For news in the last two weeks

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