San Jose Public Library is an exceptional city library system for many reasons – our outreach to San Jose's diverse, multicultural community and the award of last year's National Medal for Library Service certainly attest to this! Perhaps one of our most unique features is the fact that we are partnered with San Jose State University and a happy advantage of this academic partnership is, as a public library user, you are able to use SJSU’s wealth of information and even their databases – if you physically go to Dr. King Library.
However, if you would like to do scholarly research from home, there is no better tool than SJPL’s Academic Search Complete which you can search from home with your library card no. and PIN. Having both peer-reviewed journals and popular magazines like Consumer Reports, Academic Search Complete is one of the world’s most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text databases.
So, if you are an SJPL user have an in-depth research project, don’t forget to look into Academic Search Complete as an excellent first stop.
And so begins the book, Don't Bargain With the Tooth Fairy. From there, the author leads you to 43 more funny "rules" and unlimited fun. With descriptive pictures on every page, it's guaranteed to make you laugh.
Suitable for kids of grades 3 and up.
Suitable for mommies, daddies, and teachers too. You can lol (laugh out loud) or giggle or chortle with yourself, to yourself, and by yourself, to release the pressure caused by...a day with-or without-the kids.
Written by Deborah Zemke.
Do your children need help with homework? Are you experiencing some homework hassles at home? If yes, then sign your children up for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library's Homework Club. The King Library's Homework Club meets on Mondays from 3:00-5:00PM in the Exploration Room and is for children in Grades 1-8. Our knowledgeable volunteers will be on hand to give students homework assistance in many subjects.
Do your children need help with homework? If yes, bring them to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library's Homework Club. The King Library's Homework Club meets on Mondays from 3:00-5:00PM in the Exploration Room and is for children in Grades 1-8. Our wonderful volunteers will be on hand to give students homework assistance in many subjects.
Do you need to write a position paper on a controversial subject, take part in a debate or just improve your critical thinking skills? With regards to a difficult subject, are you not even sure if you're pro or con?
Points of View Reference Center is designed to help students and researchers understand the broader scope of hundreds of contentious topics like censorship, abortion and factory farming by providing thousands of articles from the world's top political and societal publications.
One of its excellent features is the collection of color graphs and charts that one can use to substantiate one’s arguments in papers and presentations.
Time to start preparing for that big term paper? Literary Reference Center provides useful guidelines for planning, researching and writing it.
Once you’re on the Literary Reference Center home page, go to the Reference Shelf in the upper right hand corner and click on Research Guide. This guide will provide you concise and thorough advice on writing research papers, including:
- Choosing your topic
- Beginning your research
- Taking notes and writing a draft
- Evaluating your information, citing your sources and (gasp!) avoiding plagiarism
And there is even help with the dreaded: my paper is nearly due and I’ve barely started!
What’s nice about this resource is that the recommendations are short and sweet. When you already have plenty of work to do researching your term paper – the last thing you need is to read another book on writing a successful research paper!