- Use EasyBib to keep track of information sources like books or websites.
- You should have paper directions for logging in or registering for EasyBib. When you are logged in, you will see the AMS dragon on the EasyBib website.
- Log in before you start searching. Keep EasyBib open in a separate tab so you can easily record sources as you go.
- Need help? Try EasyBib’s video tutorials. For citing sources, go here. For more information, go here.
You can get to all our online databases from home using MackinVIA. You only have to log in once, so it’s much easier to use them at home than it has been in the past. Here’s how:
- Go to www.mackinvia.com or download the MackinVIA app.
- Type (or copy & paste) Annapolis Middle School. You should see a menu with our school’s name and address. Click to choose Annapolis Middle School.
- Log in using your:
- ID: Student ID
- PW: the last 4 digits of your Student ID
- For help using MackinVIA, go here.
Need more help?
You can contact Ms. Buck through the library Edmodo group for your grade. If you were a member last year, it’s the same group as last year! If not, follow the links below to request membership. I will check at least once a day!
- SIRS Researcher: School Lunches
- USDA Child Nutrition Programs
- USDA School Wellness Programs page
- The Problem is Gross School Lunch. These High Schoolers are Fixing It.
- How school lunch became the latest political battleground
- School meal trends & stats
- School lunches becoming healthier, statistics indicate
- Brown bag or cafeteria tray, kids don’t eat healthy school lunch
- AACPS lunch information & menus
Bathrooms in School
- Project CLEAN
- Would you “go” there?
- Students, schools, and restrooms
- Cleanliness & Learning in Higher Education
- NCES Examination of the Conditions of School Facilities…
- Blogging the Unbloggable: School Bathrooms
- Impact of Inadequate School Facilities on Student Learning
- Code Compliant School Buildings Boost Student Achievement
- Chesapeake Bay Program – Issues
- Chesapeake Bay Foundation – Issues (scroll down)
- Maryland Department of Natural Resources – Chesapeake Bay
- Chesapeake Bay Commission
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – Chesapeake Bay Office
- US Fish & Wildlife Service – Chesapeake Bay Field Office
- Homelessness Resource Center (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration)
- Statistics for Maryland from National Coalition for the Homeless
- Economic statistics for the City of Annapolis – US Census Bureau
- US Department of Housing and Urban Development
- US Department of Health and Human Services
- National Coalition for the Homeless
- National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness
- Homeless World Cup
- SIRS Researcher homelessness overview
- SIRS Researcher poverty overview
- SIRS Researcher – Alcoholism
- SIRS Researcher – Underage Drinking
- SIRS Researcher – Smoking
- American Lung Association Smoking Facts
- National Institute of Health – Smoking
- National Institutes of Health – Alcoholism
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
- Gale Science in Context: Alcoholism
- Gale Science in Context: Smoking
- School Lighting Upgrades Save Money…
- Lighting the Learning Environment
- Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration workplace lighting standards
- Illuminating the effects of lighting on student learning
- Optimized lighting conditions help students improve performance
- Study says natural classroom light aids achievement
- SIRS Researcher: Pollution
- Gale Science in Context: Air Pollution
- Environmental Protection Agency: Air
- Summary of the Clean Air Act
- Air pollution and respiratory health
- Air pollution map
- Paris climate agreement
- UN Conference on Climate Change
- Fossil Fuels (EESI)
Use of Public Lands/funds
- Gale US History in Context: Bureau of Land Management
- Bureau of Land Management Website
- Interactive map – explore public lands
- ABC-CLIO: Public lands
- States find their voice on federal land use
- Gale US History in Context
- Gale World History in Context
- Compulsory voting in the world
- USA Today: Compulsory voting won’t cure dismal turnout
- New Republic: Mandatory voting would diversify electorate
- Australia election: Why is voting mandatory?
- CNN: Obama: Maybe it’s time for mandatory voting