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"The unfolding of Your Word brings light." Psalm 11

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Gale PowerSearch -  This database offers reliable content from magazines, newspapers, and reference materials.  Needs passwords.  User ID: 4149ucchr    Password: nwaea


EBSCOhost - Offers a broad range of full text and bibliographic databases designed for research. Because we receive this database in collaboration with the Orange City Public Libray when you click on this link you will find this database on their site. Copy and paste this Account number:  1151500002822   Use this password:  7374114


WordArt - An online word art creator that enables you to create amazing and unique word art with ease.Professional quality results can be achieved in no time at all, even for users with no prior knowledge of graphic design. Login with Google and use your Unity pvt email address.


Knight Cite - Helps students cite their sources for research papers.


APA Format from EasyBib - APA Basics: Quick Guide


APA Style: The Reference List


Zinio - Full digital copies of your favorite magazines. We receive this database in collaboration with the Orange City Public Library. Go to login and then for email put: ebeltman@unitychristian.net and for password put: unity123


Sioux County Archives - Every newspaper in the database is fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy to quickly explore historical content. Use the archive to gain a local perspective on historical news, to research your family history, or to simply read about a person or event of interest. We receive this database in collaboration with the Orange City Public Library.


Iowa AEA Online | AP Images | Britannica | Gale | iCLIPART| and much more!  Needs passwords. User ID: 4149ucchr    Password: nwaea


Google Scholar - Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature, articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.


The New York Public Library Digital Collection: Explore 672,153 items digitized from The New York Public Library's collections - This site is a living database with new materials added every day, featuring prints, photographs, maps, manuscripts, streaming video, and more.


MackinVIA - Northwest AEA  eBook collection - Needs passwords. User ID: 4149ucchr    Password: nwaea


LearningExpressLibrary - An interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills for improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages.  You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.  New users need to register.


What is a Primary/Secondary Source?


Websites for Locating Primary Sources


Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop critical thinking skills by exploring topics in history, literature, and culture through primary sources. Drawing online materials from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States, the sets use letters, photographs, posters, oral histories, video clips, sheet music, and more. Each set includes a topic overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide.


Chronicling America - Historic American Newspapers. Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Reference and Research Page


Bible Gateway (a great on-line concordance!)


Unity's New Book List


What Should I Read Next? - Recommends books similar to ones you've enjoyed.




Soundzabound - Royalty free music that is catagorized.


OWL at Purdue - Helps students with writing papers and citing sources.


EasyBib - Helps students with their bibliography/work cited list.


EasyBib: the bibliography maker.


How to Format Research Papers


All Experts-Ask a Question!


Internet: Searching Tips


BookBub - Sign up for BookBub alerts where you will get limited-time free and discounted ebooks matching your interests.


Public Libraries                         

     Orange City Public Library

     Sioux Center Public Libary

     Sheldon Public Library

     Alton Public Library

     Hawarden Public Library


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