You need the user name and password from the Learning Commons to use the following:
These are the resources that can be found at Iowa AEA Online:
AccuWeather: local and international weather
AP Images: images and some news from the Associated Press (1920's-present)
Atomic Learning: tech tutorials on just about everything
CultureGrams: history, customs, and lifestyles of the world’s people
Britannica Online: an encyclopedia on steriods. It includes Britannica Online School Edition
-- 21st-Century Explorer
-- Student News Net
-- World Data Analyst
-- Global Reference Center
Gale: content from screened magazines, journals, newspapers and other reference materials. How to search the Gale databases
IClipArt: royalty-free images for use in any project
Learn 360: streaming and downloadable video
SIRS Issue Researcher: researches controversial issues in today's society
Soundzabound: royalty-free music for use in any project
Teen Health: straightforward, easy to use health database
EBooks: you will need different user names and passwords for these two resources. Make sure to check your pathfinder or ask your librarian.
Click on the box to the left and use the school's login to access our collection of eBooks--multiple users can "see" the same book at the same time.Do not enter anything in the school name box, You will enter the user name and password specific to this resource (ask Mrs. Tomlinson or check your pathfinder). Once you're in, the easiest way to search is to go to categories or advanced search and look for topics.
These are resources specific to North High School:
EBSCO: The EbscoHost databases include a variety of topics; within the databases, students can find hundreds of journals--a great all purpose place to start. The Video below will show you how to use EBSCO.
ABC Clio Databases:
The American Mosaic: The African American Experience -- online database collection on African American history and culture
The American Mosaic: The American Indian Experience -- illuminates the histories and contemporary cultures of the Native peoples of North America.
The American Mosaic: The Latino American Experience -- database dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos
Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society -- how society shapes and is shaped by controversy
Pop Culture Universe: Icons Idols Ideas -- authoritative digital database on popular culture in America, both past and present
World History: The Modern Era -- history from the Renaissance to today.
American History: From the explorers of the Americas to today’s headlines, investigates the people, events, and themes of our nation’s evolution.
Click on the box to the left and use the login and password that Mrs. Tomlinson has given you (or has put on your pathfinder) to access this resource.
You will find the following titles:
Encyclopedia of the Glided and Progressive Era
Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age
Encyclopedia of American Social Movements
America in World History
A short, how-to-search-the-resource video is below.