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Information on accessing library resources appropriate for SCF-CS assignments

Leaders Project - 8th grade

What is this?

This guide provides assistance to students doing research as part of the 8th grade- Digital Arts "Leaders Project."

Follow these steps to search for sources about your leader.

If you need help, contact Mrs. Long ( or Ms. Edwards.


Books and eBooks

STEP 1: Search for books (in print) and eBooks

  • Search the "Library Catalog"
  • Limit to: Books or eBooks
  • Type in the name of your leader
  • Click Search.

TIP!   Use the name of your leader in quotation marks, like this:  "Barack Obama"

catalog search



Books: It will show if it's available or checked out. Then it will tell you the location, such as:

Available: Manatee/Bradenton 2nd Floor/Circulation(E908 .M368 2012 )

Searching a book in the catalog


eBooks: Click "View Online" to read the book.

You will have to use your G00 number and last four digits to log in.

search for ebook in catalog



STEP 2: Search the library's databases

Recommended databases:

For all leaders

For historical figures:

For figures in popular culture/entertainment field:

For authors/writers/poets:

For leaders in the business field:



Use the information responsibly: Cite your sources!

Link to Citation Guides