CCAC Library Media consists of DVDs, music CDs, and audio CDs.
can be valid sources for research!!
give you a visual and emotional understanding of your topic
can provide authentic, first-hand accounts of events from participants or witnesses in the film
are great for presentations you must give in front of a class - keep your audience interested and engaged!
need to be evaluated to determine if they are of good quality
Library Databases & Media Sources
In addition to the Library's media sources (that you can borrow), many of the Library's databases contain images, audio and video files. These files have been evaluated and are extremely credible. Here are just a few you can find in various databases:
American History Online
Opposing Viewpoints - audio files from National Public Radio
Opposing Viewpoints - video files from PBS and other independent organizations
American History Online - video files from Universal Newsreels and other video collections
Provides full text for nearly 1,750 publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and 164,424 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of 440,207 photos, maps & flags. Provided by EBSCOhost.
Provides a comprehensive range of information in one complete resource—subject entries, biographies, primary sources, images and videos, maps and charts, timelines. Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history. Provided by FactsOnFile.
Provides the Encyclopedia Britannica, the world's most comprehensive reference product; also includes the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and the Britannica Book of the Year. Provided by Britannica.
Contains an online library of current event topics; includes viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to web sites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles. Provided by Gale. Show me how
Creative Commons is a repository for content that you can freely and legally use; it includes hundreds of millions of works — from images, songs and videos to scientific and academic material — available for free and legal use under the terms of their copyright licenses.
NOTE: If you use a Google or Bing image search, be aware that the images originate from other websites and may be subject to copyright.
Cite your files!
It's easy to embed an image or video, but you should always give credit to the source!
DNA. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Web. 15 Jul. 2014.
"Fed Up With Zero Tolerance In Schools, Advocates Push For Change." All Things Considered 26 Feb. 2014. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 15 July 2014.