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CYBERBEE: Handy Reference Tools

By Linda C. Joseph - Posted Nov 1, 2005
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Build an online reference collection for finding quick facts. Create your resources so they are geared toward teaching or meeting information literacy standards. Some sites offer free access to their databases, while others such as encyclopedia publishers charge subscription fees. Many schools are forming consortiums to defray the costs for these pay-as-you-go services. An excellent example is InfOhio. This core collection of electronic resources, including titles such as Britannica Online, EBSCOHost, Newsbank, SIRS Discoverer, and more is free to all of Ohio's K-12 students and teachers.

This article is available in its entirety in a variety of formats — Preview, Full Text, Text+Graphics, and Page Image PDF — on a pay-per-view basis, courtesy of ITI's InfoCentral. CLICK HERE.

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