Kingsland Intermediate School Media Center
Media Specialist: Laura Gudmundson

Media Assistant:  Cindy Erding

Use the resources below for research and homework help. 


E-Book Shelf
Click on the link and it will take you to the Follett Bookshelf.  Your username and password are as follows: 
USER NAME:  full first name and first initial of last name (ex. Robert Jones would be robertj)
PASSWORD:  lunch number
EBooks Minnesota
Five resources: Get materials from any Minnesota library * Find articles online * Search images * Ask questions * Plan a research project
Databases resources
Resources appropriate for intermediate school students, provided by the state of Minnesota.

EBSCO databases username:  s8663186  password: password
Gale databases username:  (none needed)  password:  elm4you
SIRS Discoverer
For students in grades 1 - 9, includes science, literature, biographies, history, geography, and almanac and encyclopedia. To access this database from home, click on the link above. The customer number is MN69146H. The password is 55990.

Online Encyclopedia
This link takes users to the online Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier's Multimedia Encyclopedia, Popular Science, and Encyclopedia Britannica.
Recommended Research Sites
Quickly access reliable information by choosing from these sites.
Minnesota Sources
Includes Minnesota Reflections, the digitized collection of more than 6,000 unique photographs and images and information on these images. The library includes a searchable database to help people access and use the images and information.
Mathway is a free website that solves your math problems and provides step-by-step work with explanations.

Mathway is for students, parents, and teachers, and covers the following math subjects: Basic Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Linear Algebra, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus

Citation, plagiarism, and writing help
Help for citing sources, avoiding plagiarism, and writing a good paper.
Citation Generators
Need help creating citations and bibliographies? Listed below are several citation generators. Review your results carefully. You are ultimately responsible for the accuracy of the citations in your paper. If in doubt, refer to the Kingsland Style Guide or an appropriate style manual for definitive information.
*** Always choose MLA style!***


Kingsland Style Guide 2009-2010

Research Project Calculator

Plagiarism, Copyright and Fair Use powerpoint