TOPICS, KEYWORDS, & BEST DATABASES

SOFTWARE PIRACY

Additional Keywords: “online piracy” or “cybercrime”

Best databases for this topic:
          Global Issues in Context
          SIRS (Social Issues Researcher)


INTERNET SAFETY

Additional Keywords: “online security”

Best databases for this topic:
          Global Issues in Context
          SIRS (Social Issues Researcher)


VIRTUAL PROPERTY

Best databases for this topic:
          Global Issues in Context
          Expanded Academic ASAP


MALWARE

Best databases for this topic:
          Global Issues in Context
          SIRS (Social Issues Researcher)


GAMING ADDICTION

Best databases for this topic:
          Global Issues in Context
          Addictions & Substance Abuse eBook


ONLINE BULLYING

Additional Keywords: cyberbullying

Best databases for this topic:
          Global Issues in Context
          SIRS (Social Issues Researcher)


PROJECT REQUIREMENTS AND INFO

      Use at least 3 sources:

            1 database (see LIBRARY RESOURCES below)
            1 website (complete the SCRAP Test form, see SCRAP TEST below)
            1 source of your choice (database or website)

      Based on your research, write 6 or more quiz questions on your topic.

      For each quiz question, include a quote or descriptive info.

      Record questions, quotes, & citations in a word-processed document.

  • LIBRARY RESOURCES
  • SCRAP TEST

LIBRARY DATABASES

         Global Issues in Context (Gale)
         SIRS (Social Issues Researcher)
         Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale) (after searching, click News for best results)
         Addictions & Substance Abuse eBook

SCRAP TEST

Once you have found a website that you think is worthwhile, put it to the test:

          Submit this SCRAP TEST FORM, providing evidence to show the reliability of the website (NOT DATABASE) you used.
          DO NOT evaluate a library database with this form.

Info to help you complete the SCRAP Test form:
          Questions to help you evaluate any source
          Example of a completed quality SCRAP Test form