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2020•08 - BCPL Newsletter

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discover... BOONE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY AUGUST 2020 L Boone County Public Library BCP Discover Boone County Public Library . . .because our digital branch is open 24/7. Black #000000 Notes: Always use the full wordmark unless you're explicitly speaking to or marketing the iOS or Android app iOS icon Wordmark (always use full word) Android Icon t icon White #000000 Blue #001935 iOS icon Wordmark (always use full word) Android Icon t icon August is Back-to-School Month Homework Help Resources for Kids and Teens It's time to gear up for back-to-school! Of course with back-to-school comes homework, projects, and last-minute papers. You can find infor- mation on just about anything from anywhere in the world through our online resources. To get started with any homework help, visit bcpl.org and click "Research". You will find some trustworthy Research Tools that can help take the stress out of assignments. Scroll down to Homework Help for Kids or Homework Help for Teens. Most of the research tools require a library card. Obtaining a free library card is easy if you don't already have one. Stop by any of our locations with an ID and proof of address, and one of our staff will assist you. (If under 18, a parent/guardian must sign your application.) An- other option is to request a temporary digital card by visiting our website. Here are highlights for some of the tools we think you will find most helpful. Homework Help for Kids Britannica Elementary provides resources on a variety of topics, from plants and animals to science and mathematics. This a great database for students that are looking for basic information on a variety of topics. Tumblebooks is an online collection of books for K-2 that contain sounds, animation, and narration for young readers. Primary Search contains primary sources that elementary students can cite as they are learning how to research. Homework Help for Teens EBSCOHost contains primary sources appropriate for teens doing re- search. Over 30 different databases can be searched through EBSCOHost. Teens should become familiar with this database because it is heavily used in college. Gale Literature Resource Center offers a broad range of informa- tion on authors and their works. It provides in-depth analysis, general overviews, and criticisms. LearningExpress Library provides access to practical academic skills and resources. Students can take practice college entrance exams, work on job skills, review major academic concepts, and more! Additional Resources Access Video offers thousands of award-winning educational films, acclaimed documentaries, independent films, and helpful instructional videos! Mango Language o ffers 70+ language learning courses and 20+ English as a second language learning options. National Geographic Virtual Library provides access to the complete archive of National Geographic magazine along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.

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