ASSIGNMENT: Revolution, Rebellion, and Independence
Finding Reliable Web Sources
You will want to make SURE that the sources that you cite in your research paper or project are RELIABLE. The first the link below is a worksheet to help you evaluate a website for its usefulness and reliability. (Pay particlar attention to parts 2 and 3.)
The second link is an entire LibGuide on the subject of evaluating a website for its reliability and usefulness.
Online Library Resources
When you come to the home page of these sites, type in search terms (See "Using Advanced Search Terms" box) to get articles and other resources. If you have trouble linking to any of these sites, try the Ruth Asawa /SOTA Destiny Home Page links under "Databases."
Citation Help on DESTINY
Click the link below to Destiny (SOTA Library's Home Page), and find the links under "Citation Help" on the top left corner of the page.
Noodle Tools Access
You may use Noodle Tools to create your Works Cited page in MLA format.
To log into Noodle Tools:
1. Log in with user name and default password: "noodletools"
2. Go to My Account at top right.
3. Edit and save profile
a. Change password
b. Optional: add email
c. Enter two initials
d. Enter last 4 digits of phone number
e. Enter Google account:
For students, use an "s" account
example: for John Smith, use firstname.lastname@example.org
For teachers, use "t" account
Ms. Schlax's Revolutions Project
Revolutons Around the World
Mexican War for Independence, 1810-1821
Jose Maria Teclo Morelos y Pavon (1765-1815), right, Mexican Roman Catholic Priest who became leader of the revolutionaries after the execution of Miguel Hidalgo. Capture of Morelos by Royalist supporters, 5 November 1815. He was executed by firing squad on 22 December. Mexican War of Independence (from Spain) 1810-1820.
Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group
Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution, 1989
"Prague November89 - Wenceslas Monument" by en:User:Piercetp. Licensed under CC BY 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons
Search the Library Catalog!
Using "Advanced Search"
To find the books pictured here, type the title into the Library Catalog box and click "Title." If you want to find additional books on the topic, use the "Advanced Search" link below the search icons. You may type in multiple terms such using the "AND" operator, such as "Ireland" in the first box, and "1919" in the second search box. If one term doesn't produce results, try to find other terms that relate to the topic, such as "independence" and "war". Using "AND" limits the number of results you will get to a more precise list.