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Keith Valley Middle School Library: Enrichment

Start your assignments in your school library with these great resources!

Getting Started

Choose an article from the "Getting Started Websites" list that matches your topic. The link will take you to a source that has been evaluated and deemed appropriate. Make sure that other sources you use are of equal or better quality.

See Ms. Quinn for help.

Be sure to use your teacher's project assignment!

Don't forget to keep track of all sources of information and pictures you use to complete your assignment.

Passwords To Resources

Gale - All Databases (Choose to Search Specific or All Resources)

This will give you the option to select a single Gale database, or all Gale database subscriptions.

MyBib Citations

Evaluating Websites

Criteria for evaluating websites:

  • Authority - Who is the author? What is their point of view? 
  • Purpose - Why was the source created? Who is the intended audience?
  • Publication & format - Where was it published? In what medium?
  • Relevance - How is it relevant to your research? What is its scope?
  • Date of publication - When was it written? Has it been updated?
  • Documentation - Did they cite their sources? Who did they cite?

Search Engine


FactCite (eBooks)

Scholastic Go! (General Encyclopedia & Websites)

Scholastic Go!

World Book Encyclopedia

PA PowerLibrary (In-School Access)