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MHS Library JumpOff

MHS RezWiki
Noodle Tools

Textbooks Online
Algebra
English
US History and World History

Community
McTV (Marshalltown Community TV)
Marshalltown Times Republican
State of Iowa Links

Search Engines
SweetSearch
Answers.com
Google
Google News Archives (use "no price")
Ask Jeeves
Google Uncle Sam
First Gov
Yahoo

General Reference
Iowa AEA Online*
Media Links
Google Scholar
Visuwords Graphic Dictionary

Online Newspapers
Google News
NewsLink
New York Times
USA Today
Washington Post
Ames Tribune
Cedar Rapids Gazzette
Des Moines Register
Iowa City Press-Citizen
Marshalltown Times Republican
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier

Educational Games
Free Rice (vocabulary builder)
Oregon Trail

Library Bits

Carnegie Mellon

Test Prep/Study Help
ACT
Free Rice (Vocabulary Practice)
March2Success
SAT
SparkNotes (Study Guides)

Teen Topics
Banned Books at Books A to Z
Banned Book Week at ALA
Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network
Gay Straight Alliance Network
IPL Teen Space
YO! Youth Outlook

Writing Tips
CRLS Research Guide
Purdue OWL
Write Source: Writer's Inc.

Computer Help Sheets
SweetSearch Research Guide

Evaluating Sources
Evaluating Sources at MHS
Evaluating Sources Form
Evaluation Criteria
ICYouSee Critical Thinking
EduPlace Web Evaluation

Net.Tutor
Snopes
Northwest Tree Octopus

Classroom Links
AP Language + Comp (Mr. Weidenaar) Blog


Primary Sources
Always check Library Search and Databases!
http://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/
http://www.loc.gov/teachers/
http://authentichistory.com/

Cool Tools
Animoto (music video creator)
Audacity 1.2.6 and Lame (audio editor)
Blogger
Delicious (online bookmarker)
Fakebook (Classtools)
Flickr (photo sharing from Yahoo)
Glogster (digital poster creation)
HandBrake (DVD-Mpeg4 converter)
ImageGenerator
Living Room Candidate (political ads creator)
Media-Convert (online file converter)
Mixbook (digital storytelling)
Open Office (free alternative to Office)
Prezi (zoomable presentor)
Picassa (photo sharing from Google)
Survey Monkey (Create electronic surveys)
VoiceThread (video doodling)
Wikispaces (ask Mrs. I to create your account)
Wordle (word cloud creator)

Audio Books
Librivox
LiteralSystems
LoudLit
Wilbur (Marshalltown Public Library)

eBooks
Wilbur (Marshalltown Public Library)
http://www.bibliomania.com/
http://digitalbookindex.com/about.htm
http://books.google.com/
http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page
http://www.ipl.org/div/subject/
http://manybooks.net/
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/lists.html
http://www.pagebypagebooks.com/
http://www.readprint.com/
http://worldlibrary.net/give-away.htm

Images and Sounds
Copyright Friendly sounds & images
Freeplay Music (royalty-free music)
Read the Words (text-to-speech)
Soundzaboundz* (royalty-free music)

National Honor Society
NHS Site


Other Libraries

BJ Harrison Library (MCC)
PawPass (MCC)
Marshalltown Public Library
MPL Teen Zine
NYPL Teenlink
Rod Library (UNI)
eLibrary (ISU)
State Library of Iowa
UIowa Libraries (UofI)


Miscellaneous
High School Ace
iHigh.com (MHS)
NewSchoolNotes.com
TurnItIn.com




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