• Citation Tools:
     
    Google Docs has a citation generator built in!  Just click on "Tools" and then "Citations."  A sidebar will pop up on the right.  Choose the style you need (MLA is the most common), and click "Add citation source."  READ and follow all of the prompts to get a beautiful Works Cited page!
     
    Bibcitation - This is an easy to use, ad-free, and saves your citations in an alphabetical list that you can copy and paste into a Google Doc.
     
    Mybib - Another one that saves your list in alphabetical order and allows you to export it. You don't have to log in, but there are some tip boxes to close out.
     
    Scribbr - This is a wonderful, free citation generator that can produce MLA, APA, and other styles of citations.
     
    ZoteroBib - Another ad-free citation generator that keeps your citations in an alphabetical list for you.
     

     
    Research Databases:
     
    Use the links below to access great research information from trusted subscription resources!

    Please see a library staff member or visit your grade-level Google Classroom page to get the login information for at-home access.

      discus  
    Discus - Search over 30 quality databases, provided to all SC residents from the SC State Library

    Library Catalog  
    Library Catalog - Search the DFMS Library Catalog for books, eBooks and trusted Web links 

       
    cis   
    CIS Career Library - Find information on a wide variety of careers, colleges and universities
     

    brainpop
     BrainPop - Animated movies, quizzes, activity pages and school homework help

      ancestry classroom
    Ancestry Classroom - Funded through a grant, AncestryK12 offers free access for one year to all the original and primary documents of Ancestry's U.S. Collection, Fold3 and Newspapers.com (see below) for use in the classroom.
    **Will only authenticate on D5 property.**

     fold3
    Fold3 - Provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.
    **Will only authenticate on D5 property.**

    newspapers.com
    Newspapers.com - The online home of 80+ million pages of historical newspapers. Access over 3,700 newspapers from the 1700s–2000s from around the United States and more.  **Will only authenticate on D5 property.**