Booklists and Book Awards
Citation Guides: MLA and APA
MLA Citation Style: Long Island University
CFCC Library/Learning Resources: Guide to the MLA Citation Guide
APA Style Guide
APA Sample Bibliographic Citations
A simple guide to the APA style of doing research papers and more.
Citing Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
YourDictionary.com: Links to over 300 dictionaries in 100 languages.
Merriam-Webster Online: The Merriam-Webster Dictionary online.
Maintained by Microsoft, Encarta Online is a great site which includes the Encarta encyclopedia, a dictionary, and an atlas.
The Florida Department of Education has a web site, entitled, FCAT Explorer to provide students with resources to help prepare for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT).
Log on information: Username is LAST NAME plus FIRST INITIAL
Password is 42 plus FIRST 4 LETTERS OF LAST NAME plus BIRTHDAY in mmdd format
EX: Johnny Adams March 10, 1996 would sign on like this:
username: ADAMSJ with password: 42adam0310.
If you have difficulty logging in or have questions about the program, do not hesitate to contact the Media Specialist.
FINDS: Florida Research Model
Florida Teens Read
High School Ace
High School Ace: Terrific site to begin your search by subject category. Find links to PBS, CNN, NPR, the Daily SAT question, the Word of the Day, Today in History, Medical information, money conversions, and much more!
Libraryspot.com: A good place to begin research on almost any topic. Ready reference library.
Library of Congress: A catalog of incredible resources.
Marion County Public Libraries: Home page to the Dunnellon Public Libraries
Internet Public Library: Excellent links to many reference resources, lesson plans, homework help, etc.
Modern American Poetry Criticisms
Modern American Poetry (Criticisms: A Multimedia Companion to Anthology of Modern American Poetry.
Scholastic Reading Counts Book Wizard
Dogpile: A powerful and easy-to-use search engine
AltaVista: AltaVista is a very good search engine offering links to the richest, most relevant information across multiple dimensions.
Sunlink: Union catalog for Florida school libraries, including the card catalog for Vanguard High School Library Media Center. Search by author, title, subject, call number, or keyword.
Cool Science for Curious Kids
Living things from leaves to allergies to butterflies, this is the science lover's favorite site. There is also a science suggestion page for parents. Sponsored by Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Gale Databases offer an engaging online experience for information on a broad range of topics, such as global issues, opposing viewpoints, science, literature, history, and titles for suggested reading.
Your school library is online. Check out which books are available.
The Science Fair Project Guide offers step by step information on how to do a science fair project, including examples and a self evaluation tool at the end of each step.
A place for kids to explore, discover, and learn -- sponsored by the Smithsonian Museums