Friday, August 1, 2008

e-Resource of the Month for August: InfoTrac Student Edition

This month’s featured electronic resources are InfoTrac Student Edition and InfoTrac Junior Edition.

Accessible via your library card on Find It Virginia, InfoTrac K-12 Student Edition is the one-stop, multi-source general reference center designed especially for high school students. It provides a combination of abstracts, images and full text articles covering general interest periodicals, maps, reference books and thousands of newspaper articles. Full-text publications include Consumer Reports, History Today, Modern Language Quarterly and numerous regional newspapers.

InfoTrac Junior Edition, for middle school students, features more than 300 indexed and 300 full-text general interest magazines, thousands of newspaper articles, dictionaries and more than 300 maps.

InfoTrac's Junior and Senior editions are a preferred alternative to "Googling" for information because they offer screened, age-appropriate, reliable content that is acceptable for homework assignments.

To search for magazine and newspaper articles and other electronic resources from all the library's databases, visit our Web site.