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TCAPS Online Catalog
Video Tutorial: Accessing/Using the Online Catalog (Destiny)
Video Tutorial: Accessing/Using TCAPS Digital Library
Video Tutorial: Making a Wish List in the TCAPS Digital Library
Traverse Area District Library (TADL): Search a variety of research databases, books, videos, and more.
Video Tutorial: Accessing/Using TADL's Digital Collection
MeL: Offers a core set of databases, ebooks, and millions of articles from over 45,000 indexed magazines and newspaper
Video Tutorial: Accessing/Using NoveList K-8
Sign in with Google (tcapsstudent.net). Password when prompted: school
World History (Gale in Context): Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.
U.S. History (Gale in Context): Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in U.S. history from a variety of sources.
Middle School (Gale in Context): Explore the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, history, literature, and more.
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale in Context): Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.
OttoBib: MLA, APA, & Chicago style formatting (requires ISBN)
KnightCite: MLA, APA, & Chicago style formatting
Citation Machine: MLA, APA & Chicago style formatting
Purdue Online Writing Lab
Understanding MLA Style (8th Edition, 2016 updates)
Pros & Cons of Controversial Issues: Find your issue and information to support both pros and cons.
USA.gov: Portal to government documents, statistics, laws, etc. for federal government and all 50 states.
National Archives: Governmental records of all kinds, from artwork and literary manuscripts to military records and pensions.
Library of Congress: Access primary documents of all kinds: photos, letters, music, maps, interviews, etc.
Webster Dictionary: Dictionary, thesaurus, word of the day, words at play, quizzes and much more.