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Internet Safety:
NetsmartzWorkshop -
Teaching kids what to look for while online.
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Homework Helpers

Typing/Keyboard Practice

Typeonline
This site offers a free typing course to help develop keyboarding skills. Lessons include typing, number pad, copy practice, and speed testing.

Typing Tutor
This site uses a game, similar to Tetris, to reinforce the location of letters, symbols, and numbers on the keyboard.

Mouse Aerobics
This site offers practice for holding, positioning, and moving the mouse

Bibliography Help

The Citation Machine helps users properly format citations for APA, MLA, Chicago, or Turabian styles

The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) assists with citations as well as helping students format papers correctly

The official APA (American Psychological Association) Style website offers the basics, a tutorial, a blog, and FAQ regarding the use of APA

The official MLA (Modern Language Association) website offers limited information on using MLA style, but does offer some useful FAQs.

The Turabian Citation Guide provides a quick guide to some of the more common citations

Databases

Online Resources at the Monroe County Library System
Be sure to use these great databases to help with your research needs when writing papers or working on homework assignments. Passwords available by contacting any branch of the Monroe County Library System.

Parent and Teacher Resources is a part of the Monroe County Library System's website. Simply click on either Parents or Teachers and find a number of useful resources under each category.

Kids Zone is a part of the Monroe County Library System’s website. Useful homework websites geared for young children are included, so be sure to check them out.

Teen Zone – Sound Your Voice is a part of the Monroe County Library System’s website. Useful homework websites geared for teens are included, so be sure to check them out.


 
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