Evaluating Online Resources

Strategies to Spot Fake News The C.R.A.A.P. Method: https://libguides.cmich.edu/web_research/craap This acronym stands for: Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, Purpose. The online guide shows you how to evaluate sources using this method. Includes evaluation exercises and criteria for evaluating resources. IMVAIN Method: http://drc.centerfornewsliteracy.org/content/introducing-imvain Presented by Stony Brook University’s Center for News Literacy. The acronym stands for: Independent, … Continue reading Evaluating Online Resources

Homework Help

Homework Help Databases   Other Suggested Resources High School Ace – http://www.highschoolace.com An academic homepage for high school students where you can find links to subject sites, news, and reference sites Study Stack – http://www.studystack.com Find or create flashcards or other study activities for a variety of standardized tests and subjects MCAS Test Questions – … Continue reading Homework Help

How-To Afternoons Series

Are you looking to pick up a new skill or hobby? Then check out our new series of programs aimed at getting you started with the guidance of an expert and some interactive, hands-on practice. Come and try something new with us! These sessions will be held on Sunday afternoons until Memorial Day. How-to sessions … Continue reading How-To Afternoons Series

Language & Travel

Skip to resources for speakers of other languages learning English (ESL/ESOL). Featured Online Resources   Conversation Circles & Other Groups The Chelmsford Library, as well as other libraries in the area, offer informal groups for people learning languages. These do change over time, so please check our event calendar or contact the library in question … Continue reading Language & Travel

Business, Finance, & Legal

Featured Online Resources   Print Materials Periodicals Barron’s – Current year only: Periodicals Room Banker & Tradesman – Current year only. Reference Desk Economist – Current year only: Periodicals Room Forbes – Current year only: Periodicals Room Kiplingers Personal Finance – Current year only: Periodicals Room Money – Current year only: Periodicals Room Morningstar ETFInvestor … Continue reading Business, Finance, & Legal

Bibliobites-Trying Something New for June

Due to the ongoing pandemic and limited library service, this month the group members challenged each other to try to cook something new, difficult, or out of our comfort zone. Those present approached the situation from many different vantage points. One member chose to make a Chocolate Biscuit Cake for her husband’s birthday. The recipe … Continue reading Bibliobites-Trying Something New for June

Educational Resources and Websites

Resources and Websites for the Quarantine Words Alive! #QuaranTEENS Activities to help you cope with COVID-19 and learn from the news. TeachingBooks Home Edition Available through September 15, delve into the world of young adult books. Experience read-along performances of favorite titles that are translatable into 100+ languages. Scholastic Free online courses. The educational company … Continue reading Educational Resources and Websites