Research Paper Citations

Creating research paper bibliographies  can be a daunting and time-consuming task. However, there are two Chrome extensions and take the work out of citation creation. EasyBib is an extension for the Chrome browser that will automatically select data about a resource be at a web page, book, or video and  automatically creates the appropriate citation. EasyBib,…

Digital Vaults of the National Archive

Digital Vaults of the National Archive is an interactive tool to help students begin to explore the digital holdings of the National Archives. It seems appropriate for both Middle and High School students because it introduces research skills and primary documents. The experience begins with randomly selected artifacts.  The student also has the option of search…

Encyclopedia of Life

The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) seeks to “increase awareness and understanding of living nature through an Encyclopedia of Life that gathers, generates, and shares knowledge in an open, freely accessible and trusted digital resource.”It is supported in its mission by a number of museums including the  Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. EOL provides…