Historical Figures

Lavis Historical Figure Data Sheet:  Open your email in another tab. Come back to this page and click the link. Make a copy and rename. Share with your partner(s).  Begin taking notes (Read, Think, Write, Cite!).

Holland Historical Figure Data Sheet: Open your email in another tab. Come back to this page and click the link. Make a copy and rename. Share with your partner(s).  Begin taking notes (Read, Think, Write, Cite!).

Log in to EasyBib using your Google Apps account and create a new project to keep track of your sources.

To find information about people, search for

Encyclopedias

Print:  World Book Encyclopedia and This Fabulous Century

Online:  World Book

Reference

Chronologies, History Reference – R/973+; R/920

Quotations – R/808.88

Books

Use the OPAC to see if we have a book on your person.  You cannot read the whole book about this person, probably, so use a chronology, or timeline to find main accomplishments.  You can also use the table of contents and index to search for particular things you want to know.

Databases

ABC- CLIO

Gale – Student Resources in Context

SIRS Discoverer

EBSCOHost

Other Resources

Checking for Accuracy and Credibility: Use this guide when independently searching the web for resources.

Also, look for quotations online:  search “your person” quotes (“Jimmy Carter” quotes) in the Google query box.

or try Brainyquote.com; this site gives you citations!