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  • Welcome to the BHS Library Homepage 2018-2019!

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    Econ Research, Sophmore Speech, and Junior Research Project Resources!





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    Free Digital Access to the New York Times!.... 

    This year all BHS Students and Teachers can enjoy

    free access to the NYTimes on any device!

    Click here to learn how to apply for your all digital access pass.

    New Databases for Fall 2018! 

    Infobase Science Online Infobase Science Online - The award-winning Science Online offers a comprehensive overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines. Topic Centers feature specially selected content on core science disciplines to help students find a starting point for their research. Science Online features 10 science eLearning Modules—Biomes of the EarthCellsEnergy and the EnvironmentEssential ChemistryGenetics and EvolutionGlobal WarmingGreen TechnologyThe Human Body: How It WorksPhysics in Action, and The Plant World. 

    Gale Global Issues in Context  Global Issues In Context supports global awareness and provides a global perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content, empowering learners to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world.  Integrating news, global viewpoints, reference materials, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics, and more in a single search—Global Issues In Context is updated daily and offers 250 different country topic pages and more than 400 Issue pages. Exclusive to Global Issues In ContextGlobal Issues Viewpoints contains more than 3,000 exclusive commentaries that provide background and guidance on significant topics.

    Gale Sexuality and Gender  Gale Archives of Sexuality and Gender - LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940 - 

    As part of the Archives of Sexuality & Gender series, this collection enables students, educators, and researchers to thoroughly explore and make new connections in subjects such as LGBTQ history and activism, cultural studies, psychology, sociology, health, political science, policy studies, human rights, gender studies, and more. Selection of materials for this milestone digital collection is guided by an advisory board consisting of leading scholars and librarians in sexuality and gender studies.

    This unique fully-searchable collection brings together approximately 1.5 million pages of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world. Rare and unique content from newsletters, papers, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets, and other types of primary sources sheds light on the gay rights movement, activism, the HIV/AIDS crisis, and more. Truly global in scope, Part I: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 features historical documents published in more than 35 countries, with over 15 languages represented.



     EZ Noodletools Login for Fall 2018

    Students may log in via office 365  email and synch with previous NT account.

    Student Office 365 Noodle Tools Log in Link

    Teachers may log in via bcsd email and synch with previous NT account

    Teacher BCSD email Noodle Tools Log in Link

    Need to Re-Validate your Noodle Tools Account?

    School/Library User Name: brightonhighschool

    School/Library Password: smart



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    Junior Research

    Links & More Info

    BHS List of Controversial Issues

    Room for Debate - NYT

    More Resources to Choose a
    Controversial Issue Topic

    BHS Library Catalog: Destiny

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    Library Resources 

    for Econ Project,  Sophomore Speech,  and Junior Research


    Evaluating Internet

    Distinguish Popular vs. Scholarly
    sources, courtesy of SUNY Geneseo library

    Internet Searching
    Search Poster
    Academic search engine
    Search engine that doesn't track you!

    Google Search Tips & Tricks

    Science Links

    Health & Medicine Websites

    Click the Wise Owl for MLA-8 Formatting and Research Style Guide!

    Purdue Owl MLA

    Valuable Internet Sites

    Pew Research Center
    numbers, facts, trends shaping our world
    search engine for US government info

    Using the Internet for Research

    Data/Statistics Sources

    Internet Reference



    BOCES i-media portal
    Safari Montage has over 55,000 videos,
    audio, images... Access 24/7 from school or home


    TED - ideas worth spreading

    Area Libraries

    Foreign Language

    Teacher Resources

    FREE eBooks & eAudiobooks

    Freshman Information


    Reading Ideas

    Copyright Friendly IMAGES

    Royalty FREE Music!



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