Monday, December 2, 2013


Library Resources

  • ABC News Production. Nelson Mandela [video recording] : journey to freedom.
  • Benson, Mary. Nelson Mandela : the man and the movement.
  • Lodge, Tom. Mandela a critical life.
  • Mandela, Nelson. No easy walk to freedom.
  • Sampson, Anthony. Mandela : the authorized biography.

Happy Holidays Benedict Family!

It's that time of year!
As you pack your things to go home, please
 return all library books and materials. 

    Ask - A - Librarian about online databases  

A - Z all you need to know about databases!

What is an online library database? 
An online library database is an organized collection of information.

  • Library databases contain information from published works.
    • Examples: Magazine and newspaper articles,encyclopedias and other reference books.
  • Library databases are searchable.
    • By Keywords, Subject, Author, Magazine Title, Date, etc.
  • Library databases provide citation information.
    • Author, if available
    • Title of Article
    • Publication (Title of Magazine, Newspaper, or Reference Book)
    • Publisher
    • Date of Publication
  • Library databases often contain full-text articles.
    • You can print or email an entire article.
  • There are different kinds of library databases
    • For specific topics. Examples: Biography In Context, CQ Researcher, Social Work Abstracts, ARTstor  
    • For general topics Examples: ProQuest, Britannica Online Encyclopedia, Discus and EBSCO                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
    • Click on the link below for a complete list of                          Benedict's databases.   Online Databases                                                                                                    
Library Resources

  • Angelou, Maya. Singin' and swingin' and gettin' merry like Christmas.
  • Coskey, Evelyn. Christmas crafts for everyone
  • Loomis, Mary E.S. Object databases in practice.
  • Menendez, Albert J. Christmas in the White House 
  • Peters, Margaret. Christmas traditions from the heart.

  • Ricardo, Catherine. Databases illuminated.
  • Rice, Helen Steiner. Christmas blessings. 
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture. Selected Databases for Biomedical, Pharmaceutical Veterinary.
  • Worthington, Claire.  Easy and Elegant Christmas trees.                                                                                                                             
     Writing Tip of the Month
    How do you cite information?  What do you include?  What format do you use, MLA or APA?  What do you write?  Always write down the author, title of the article, name of magazine or journal, volume number, page number, web address, place of publication, and copyright date.
    How to Cite Information
    Thought for the Day!


    Happy Holidays!!    

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