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Destiny Online Library Catalog

     TCAPS Online Catalog
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                  Video DocumentVideo Tutorial: Accessing/Using the online catalog (Destiny)

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     TCAPS Digital Library
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                  Video DocumentVideo Tutorial: Accessing/Using TCAPS Digital Library

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Traverse Area District Library (TADL)

All TCAPS students have accounts at the public library. Digital resources can be accessed today at External Use your TCAPS email to sign in.


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MeL: Offers a core set of databases, ebooks, and millions of articles from over 45,000 indexed magazines and newspapers.

               eResources Tips

               Video DocumentVideo Tutorial: Accessing/Using NoveList K-8 Plus


Research Databases

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World History in Context LogoExternal LinkWorld 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 in Context LogoExternal LinkU.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.

Gale in Context Middle School LogoExternal LinkMiddle School (Gale in Context): Explore the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, history, literature, and more.

Opposing Viewpoints in ContextExternal LinkOpposing Viewpoints (Gale in Context): Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.


Online Resources

External LinkPros & Cons of Controversial Issues: Find your issue and information to support both pros and cons.

External Portal to government documents, statistics, laws, etc. for federal government and all 50 states.

External LinkNational Archives: Governmental records of all kinds, from artwork and literary manuscripts to military records and pensions.

External LinkLibrary of Congress: Access primary documents of all kinds: photos, letters, music, maps, interviews, etc.

External LinkWebster Dictionary: Dictionary, thesaurus, word of the day, words at play, quizzes and much more.


Citation Resources

External LinkOttoBib: MLA, APA, & Chicago style formatting (requires ISBN)

External LinkKnightCite: MLA, APA, & Chicago style formatting 

External LinkCitation Machine: MLA, APA & Chicago style formatting 

Purdue Online Writing Lab

External LinkMLA Citations

External LinkAPA Citations

Video DocumentUnderstanding MLA Style (8th Edition, 2016 updates)