When descriptions appear, they refer to the link below the description.
From there, you can find a number of available resources for
OHS Media Center
Here's a direct link to all the card catalogs of all the Media
Centers in the Orange County School System, including OHS and
CRHS. Yes, if you find a book at CRHS, I can check it out for you!
Card Catalogs of Orange County Schools' Media Centers
Here's a direct link to NC Wiseowl, a link to databases that house thousands
of newspaper, magazines, and journal articles.
Once inside NC Wiseowl, click on High School Zone.
Once inside the High School Zone, chose either the first tab or the third tab.
The first tab, entitled Student Research, links you EBSCO's series of
databases of newspaper, magazine, and journal articles.
The third tab, entitled, InfoTrac Student, links you to Gale's databases of
newspaper, magazine, and journal articles.
Both of these require a password you can get from Mr. Cox.
NC Wiseowl: a Link to Various Databases
Below is a link to the Orange County Public Library. It allows
you to search the holdings there and in the Hyconeechee Regional
Orange County Public Library
If you've already got a Password to NCLive.org, you can use this
link to directly access articles from magazines and newspapers as
well as electronic books on your research topic.
If you don't have a password, jump down to the next link to
NCLive.org Direct Link to Search Engine
NCLive.org allows you access to several online databases via
EBSCO through the Hyconeechee Regional Library/Orange County
Public Library. To use it, you will need a library card with the
Orange County, Alamance County, Durham County, or Chapel Hill
Public Libraries. Once into this system, you can find any number
of magazine and newspaper articles as well as electronic books on
your research topic.
Obtaining a Password to NCLive.org
Chapel Hill Publlic Library Card Catalog
Durham County Public Libary Card Catalog
You can select the Mebane Public Library and search its holdings.
Alamance County Public Libraries
This is the largest library in the Southeast. Search its
UNC-CH Library Card Catalog
A detailed explanation of how to write research papers.
Guide to Writing Research Essays
Making an argument or claim.
Different types of evidence to support your argument.
How to decide the reliability of print sources and the difference
between primary and secondary sources.
Evaluating Print Sources
This provides a tutorial to guide you through the process of
evaluating online sources of information.
Evaluating Online Sources
Recognizing and Avoiding Fallacies in Argumentative Research
How to analyze and evaluate and use statistics in research.
Good detailed explanation of plagiarism and how to avoid it.
Based on the 7th edition of the MLA Style Book.
MLA Style and Formatting
When to Quote!
When to Use and When Not to Use "I" in Academic Writing