What resources should I be using?
A great video from Northeastern Illinois University:
Science students will find these sections of the library most useful:
It is important to be an ethical user of information. Be sure to cite your sources. The resources shown on this page have citation tools to assist you. These links will also be useful.
The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers very useful guides:
The OWL MLA Guide
The OWL APA Guide
The OWL Chicago Guide
The Gale Virtual Reference Library has useful e-books for science students. Science and Medicine to find titles like Human Diseases and Conditions, World of Sports Science, or the Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Ethics.
For home use, your password is redhawks
The Online Reference Centre has credible academic resources chosen specifically for Alberta students. Try Science in Context, the Canadian Encyclopedia, Teen Health and Wellness or Britannica School. IB students should try Academic OneFile.
For home use, see the Librarian for your username and password.
These websites offer credible information for Science students:
PhET Interactive Simulations
The Encyclopedia of Earth
Environmental Literacy Council
Healthline Body Maps
General Chemistry Online
Scitable by Nature Education
CurioCity: Where Science Matters
The Journal of Student Science and Technology
These sites also offer access to free, full-text scientific studies: