Research Databases & eBooks

Database and eBook Citation: Most entries provide a formatted citation, usually at the end of the article. Be sure to get the APA style citation.

To use databases from home, access these Library Database Passwords.

          Global Issues in Context (Gale)
          Science in Context (Gale): Includes Climate types, El Nino and La Nina, Paleoclimatology, climate variation


          Britannica ImageQuest
          Pixabay (Creative Commons, don’t have to cite)

Starting your Infographic


          LucidChart Sign-Up (Use your school email)

          Handout on Ludidchart: Tips for Getting Started

Infographic Design Tips

          12 Infographic Tips

          Design Shack 10 Tips for Designing Better Infographics

          10 Tips for Designing Better Infographics

APA Citation

          APA Citation Guide
          Citation Machine
          Noodletools (login or sign up using LSRHS Google account info)

Web Evalution

Use these SCRAP Test Questions to check websites before using them.

Complete this SCRAP Test Google Form for one of your websites. Do NOT do your SCRAP form on a database. Here’s an example of a completed SCRAP Test Form.

After answering these web evaluation questions, if you are still unsure of whether a site is reliable, then check with your teacher or the librarians.