Monday, January 30, 2017

SENIOR PROJECT: Research Archives and Databases



Located in the library website is a NEW page specifically designed to assist students with the Senior Project. The page contains pathfinders for commonly requested research subjects. Each pathfinder contains surface websites and and descriptions from the Open Directory Project (ODP), as well as articles from Academic Search Premiere, JSTOR, Google Scholar, ProQuest, CSUN Oviatt library and LAPL databases

This document explains how to research your senior project: How to Use Database Research

Senior Project Research Archives: click on the link listed below
http://www.ghchs.com/offices/library/single_subject_research_pathfinders/

Academic Search Premiere database: http://search.ebscohost.com/
Project Muse [NEW!!]: https://muse.jhu.edu/
LAPL Research Collection [requires LAPL library card]: http://www.lapl.org/collections-resources/research-and-homework 


To request research assistance, please fill out the STUDENT RESEARCH REQUEST form and turn into the library front desk. You will receive a list of relevant books, articles and videos for your Senior Project delivered through the GHCHS school email.

Monday, February 22, 2016

William Shakespeare & Elizabethan England



A pathfinder is a MS word doc that links to numerous surface websites and paid subscription databases. The pathfinder is divided according to the research topics given to us by Miss Abbott. 

To access the pathfinder: double-click on the name of the document then choose either OPEN or SAVE as needed. 

English_Elizabethan England
Also included is a custom search engine. The search engine is called Shakespeare and is located on the right hand menu.

If you need login and passwords for JSTOR or EBSCO, please contact your English teacher. If you need help with LAPL databases, then contact the Los Angeles Public Library.


Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Of Mice and Men

Below is a pathfinder that will help you  with information regarding The Great Depression and John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men. It is divided into categories including 
  • The Great Depression
  • Literary Criticism of Steinbeck
  • Migrant Workers during the Great Depression
  • Treatment of the mentally ill during the 1930's
These resources include educational websites, videos and academic articles from Google Scholar, JSTOR and Academic Search Premiere. To open an academic article, you may need a login and password. This information is posted in Mrs. Kellogg's Google Classroom and is also available at the library 
TO OPEN THE PATHFINDER: click on the name of the document then choose SAVE to load to your computer.

Custom Search Engine for John Steinbeck is located at the library blog on the right hand toolbar: http://vlcspear.blogspot.com/
Access and passwords for GHCHS online textbooks and databases are for Granada Hill Charter High School students only. Please do not share this information with students who do not attend GHCHS or post this information anywhere online (including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook or any and all forms of social media). Thank you   

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Humanitas 11

Here are your research pathfinders for Humanitas 11. Choose the pathfinder(s) that best fits your group's particular subject area. Then click on the document title and then choose "open" or "save" as needed.

Humanitas_Abolitionism.doc

Initial Library Visit Tasks, Fall 2015 Humanitas 11 (do at the GHCHS library)
http://goo.gl/forms/j1MhrY9EMJ

if they finish an have time they can move on to these
Group evaluation of common source

http://goo.gl/forms/Bb0X2MbDvl

Brainstorming for the presentation

http://goo.gl/forms/43WIAYDVCb

here is a sample of a research journal

Sample Journal

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1G8MpoN3kkdaif8Ki8Han4FrJ8ZE6t_Cev56qmUv9Rhc/edit?usp=sharing