Sunday, May 8, 2011

To Kill a Mockingbird

Everyone should consult the book Understanding To Kill a Mockingbird in Context (813.009). We have five copies.

Also check Google Scholar:

The following eBook collection will help you all. To conserve space here, I lumped them all together. You will need the user name and password (log into you Google Apps account, first.last@ncps-k12.org, to access document) information to access the ebook


 ABC-CLIO
Gale (THERE'S AN APP 4 THAT - instructions in left sidebar - this is in the Gale Virtual Reference library):
Recommended sites for images:
What follows are suggested searches for your assigned topics:
Lynching: 

Online catalog, Destiny:
Lynching
Hate crime
    Databases:
          • ABC-CLIO American History
          • Annals of American History
          • History in Context (THERE'S AN APP 4 THAT - instructions in left sidebar)
          • Gale Virtual Reference Library (THERE'S AN APP 4 THAT - instructions in left sidebar)
          • Dallas Morning News Historical Archive
          • ProQuest Historical Newspapers 
          • ProQuest Historical Hartford Courant 
          • Roper iPoll (public opinion survey)
          • SIRS Decades
        Alcoholic parents and their affect on their children:  
        Al-Anon might be a useful web destination
        Online catalog, Destiny: alcohol* AND (parent* OR mother* OR father*) alcohol* AND child* alcoholism
          Databases:
              • ABC-CLIO Issues
              • Health and Wellness Resource Center
              • Gale Virtual Reference Library
              • Opposing Viewpoints in Contest
              • ProQuest Platinum 
            Circumstantial evidence: what is it and can it be used to convict someone? A useful online resource: Findlaw
            Online catalog, Destiny: criminal* AND law* trial AND evidence
              Databases:
                  • ABC-CLIO: Issues
                  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
                  • PowerSearch
                  • ProQuest Platinum
                Ku Klux Klan in the 1930’s. Do they still exist? 
                Online catalog, Destiny: "Ku Klux Klan"
                  Databases:
                      • ABC-CLIO: American History 
                      • ABC-CLIO Issues
                      • History in Context
                      • Gale Virtual Reference Library 
                      • Opposing Viewpoints
                      • PowerSearch
                      • ProQuest Platinum
                      • Roper iPoll
                  Death penalty: 1930’s
                  Search Destiny, the online catalog: "death penalty"
                    Databases:
                        • Dallas Morining News Historical Newspapers
                        • Gale Virtual Reference Library
                        • History in Context
                        • ProQuest Historical Hartford Courant
                        • ProQuest Historical Newspapers
                        • Roper iPoll
                      Abuse victims: How does that change their lives 
                      Search Destiny, the online catalog for "Child Abuse" OR "emotional abuse" OR "Domestic violence"
                        Databases:
                            • Dallas Morning News Historical Newspapers
                            • Gale Virtual Reference Library
                            • History in Context
                            • ProQuest Historical Hartford Courant
                            • ProQuest Historical Newspapers
                            • Roper iPoll
                            • SIRS decades 
                          Interracial relationships in the 1930’s. Were they ever outlawed in this country? Useful website NPR: Loving Decision: 40 Years of Legal Interracial Unions Search Destiny, the online catalog: interracial OR miscegen*
                              Databases:
                                • Dallas Morning News Historical Newspapers
                                • Gale Virtual Reference Library
                                • History in Context
                                • ProQuest Historical Hartford Courant
                                • ProQuest Historical Newspapers
                                • Roper iPoll
                                • SIRS decades
                              Jim Crow and the justice system. Maybe Scottsboro boys Useful website: http://www.jimcrowhistory.org  
                              Search Destiny, the online catalog for: "Jim Crow" OR "separate but equal"
                                Databases:
                                    • ABC-CLIO: American History
                                    • Dallas Morning News Historical Newspapers
                                    • Gale Virtual Reference Library
                                    • History in Context
                                    • ProQuest Historical Hartford Courant
                                    • ProQuest Historical Newspapers
                                    • Roper iPoll
                                    • SIRS decades
                                  Harper Lee: Her relationship with her father Search Destiny, the online catalog for "Harper Lee" AND literature
                                    Databases:
                                        • Biography in Context
                                        • Gale Literature in Context
                                        • ProQuest Platinum
                                      Adolf Hitler’s reasons for targeting the Jewish people   
                                      Search Destiny, the card catalog for "Hitler OR Nazi*" AND Jews
                                        Databases:
                                            • ABC-CLIO: World at War
                                            • Biography in Context
                                            • History in Context
                                            • Roper iPoll

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