If your library is eligible for participation in NC LIVE, then you are welcome to add a link to NCknows from any of your pages. However, please do not add a default link to NCknows. If you do so, we won't be able to count statistics for you or help your patrons with your unique resources. Instead please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to link to NCknows most effectively.
2. Citebuilder: there are many citebuilders out there that automatically build up citations from forms.
3. Database citation helpers. In many databases, including EBSCO, there is a link to "cite" in the article's record. This link will provide citations for you that you can copy and paste into a works cited page.
Martin Luther King Jr. Resources All of these resources can be found in NC LIVE. http://nclive.org . NC LIVE is a collection of library resources that librarians have reviewed for quality. These can be used as a reliable alternative to sites like Wikipedia and Google. NC LIVE requires a password which your teacher will provide you with. If your teacher doesn't have a password, please let us know at http://ncknows.org
SIRS Knowledge Source Package: Search "Martin Luther King" and be sure to limit the results to "Encyclopedias." Spend some time browsing results.
Proquest Research Library:This database has a very large variety of both academic and popular articles on Martin Luther King Jr. If you need academic articles, be sure to click "peer reviewed" on the search page or on the results page.
Also, if you need focused articles, for example Martin Luther King Jr. and nonviolence, you can search using the term "and":
Yes! We would love to. NCknows is staffed by experienced librarians who can suggest books you might like. We also use tools like Novelist Plus and other web resources to find books that you might like. For best results, please list two or three of the sort of books you like.
3. For archives or for articles that aren't available freely online, here's how to check to see if you have access:
You can check NC LIVE's newspapers holdings here: http://atoz.ebsco.com/home.asp?Id=K12589 . If NC LIVE has the title on this list, it will be available online. Check the dates to make sure it has what you need.
You can also check your local library's online catalog for the names of newspapers you are interested in. Libraries often have these in non-online formats, such as microfilm. For assistance with using these, ask your local librarians.
If you have access to a local academic library, you may want to check their holdings as well. Many university libraries allow you to use their online resources or archival resources if you are physically inside the libraries.
4. Finally, you can almost always request articles from your library through interlibrary loan. Check with your local library's help desk for more help.
If abusive or inappropriate calls repeatedly come in from the same IP address, we will block that IP address for 24 hours. This can ocassionally effect users who were not involved in the earlier incidents. If this has happened to you, please contact your local library. Please remember, real people staff the service and they deserve to be treated with respect.
To see if your local library has a book you want, go to their online catalog and check the title. Online library catalogs (sometimes called OPACs) offer a variety of ways to check their holdings, including title, author or keyword. Feel free to try two or three searches just in case the title is incorrect. If you can't find the book in your libraries catalog, check with your local library about their interlibrary loan. Often libraries can get books for you even if they don't have them.
If your library doesn't own a book that you are looking for, you can request it through interlibrary loan. Almost all academic and public libraries offer this service to their patrons. You can ask about this at your local library. In addition, many public libraries encourage patrons to suggest purchases. However, if you are interested in getting materials in the quickest way possible, please use interlibrary loan.
We can help you find articles through NC LIVE. NC LIVE has thousands of articles on a variety of topics designed for academic and public library users. For best results, let us know clearly what topic you are researching and whether the articles need to be scholarly or not.
You can also try this:
1. go to http://nclive.org 2. Click articles, then consider trying Academic Search Complete (contains scholarly articles and more) or Masterfile Complete. 3. Once in the database, search for your subject. You can combine terms using "and", for example: China and turtles. 4. Click full text only if that is important.
If you need help please try chatting with NCknows for live assistance.
American FactFinder http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml###, based on data gathered in the US Census, has a wealth of statistics available. It is searchable by zip code, city, county, and state.
Both of these will give you broad articles on your topics that will be helpful. All of the topics can be searched with their names, for example, "holocaust", "civil rights movement", etc., except for Native American disenfranchisment. For that topic, search "Native Americans and voting".
To get a library card, contact your local public library. Every library has different policies on this although most are able to give you a card with a photo ID and proof of residence in the area they serve. This can be often be a bill or a lease addressed to you with your address on it.
Many libraries now offer this capability online. To check, go to your library's online catalog and search for a book. Often nearby you will see a link to "request item" or "request next available item" or "hold" or "reserve". In addition to holding this item, many services will ship the book to your closest library for you as well. For help with this, feel free to chat with NCknows.