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Berkeley Carroll Middle School Library: Research Tips

This school library web page is a means through which we support Berkeley Carroll students, faculty, and parents - as well as promote our middle school library!

SEARCH ALL OF OUR LIBRARY DATABASES

THIS IS A NOT AN OFFICIAL BERKELEY CARROLL LIBGUIDE - IT IS A CLASS ASSIGNMENT THAT WILL BE UNPUBLISHED IN MAY 2022

What Are Databases and Why You Need Them - Yavapai College Library

SIFT - Stop, Investigate, Find, Trace

SIFT is a series of actions you can take to determine the validity and reliability of claims and sources on the web. SIFT is an additional set of skills to build on checklist approaches to evaluating online content. (Northeast WI Technical College)

Each letter in SIFT corresponds to one of the Four Moves:

Four elements of SIFT

Modified from Mike Caulfield's SIFT (Four Moves), which is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Citation Tools

Featured Berkeley Carroll Databases

Journal Databases


eBooks

Newspaper & Magazine Articles

To activate your account, follow these instructions


Images & Videos


Historic Newspaper Articles

Database Passwords

Remember - most of our databases do not require login credentials. But if it prompts you (usually this happens when you're off school property), you can access them on our Database Passwords page!

How To Create Your NYTimes.com Account

Use the following link to claim your free group pass:

On Campus

Go to nytimes.com/grouppass to grab a pass with IP authentication and follow these instructions:

  • Select "Create Account"  

  • Complete the Sign Up form with your Berkeley Carroll email address. When you see the "Start Your Access" screen, you have successfully registered. Please note: you will need to repeat these steps to renew your free subscription each year. Set a calendar reminder to be notified when your pass will expire. 

Returning Users

Once you have activated your account, you can log into your account from any computer at NYTimes.com.

Mobile Apps

To download your free NYTimes app for IOS or Android devices and log in on all your devices go to  Help - NYTimes.com


Off Campus

Go to nytimes.com/passes to grab a pass with your BC email.