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These instructions were made for the Stagecraft class, which is looking at ads and pictures in newspapers from the 1940s and 1950s, but it could be used for browsing through any magazines in ProQuest (passwords).
The Brentwood Library now has some fiction ebooks available! We’re excited about these new resources, and would love your feedback on your experience with them. Fiction Books with Axis360 (iPad or Computer) For fiction books, you’ll need to create two … Continue reading
Did you notice something special going on in the library on Thursday? Mr. Hughes, Mr. Park, and the Library hosted nine veterans from the Cal-Vets Veterans Home, located on the neighboring VA property. Mr. Park’s juniors were prepared to interview … Continue reading
Have you ever participated in a VoiceThread? Try participating in this one! I’d love to hear what you have to say.
You should download this free app for your smart phone (iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Android phones) right now! AccessMyLibrary Public Edition uses GPS to give you acess to Gale databases (Opposing Viewponts, Gale Virtual Reference Library and much more) from … Continue reading
This month Mr. Kim and I taught all of the seniors how to use Evernote. They will be organizing their social justice project pictures, research, and other information into Evernote notebooks. One great aspect of Evernote is the smart phone … Continue reading
Why use the library database called SIRS? Doing a subject search on SIRS gives you authoritative results that are carefully selected and broken down by type such as primary sources, articles, multimedia, and viewpoints. Watch the video to find out … Continue reading
If you find a digital image (or video or audio file) you want to use in a presentation or project, first you must discover if you are allowed to use it, alter it, or sell it. Creative Commons licenses take … Continue reading
Are you using foursquare? If so, check in at the library, and become the Mayor of the Brentwood School Library. If enough people participate, we will make prizes for the mayors! FYI: What is foursquare?