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Courtenay Middle School Library
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Learning Tools

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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1. Ad-Aware: anti-spyware free download (C/Net.com)
2. Adobe Flash Player (Adobe Systems)
3. Adobe Reader: downloads program to read Acrobat files used at CMS (Adobe Systems)
4. Adobe Shockwave (Adobe Systems)
5. Adobe Trials (Adobe Systems)
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6. Almanacs: about almanacs (Oregon School Library Information System)
7. Almanacs: Info Please gateway (infoplease.com)
8. Almanacs: Old Farmer's Almanac
9. Almanacs: World Factbook (CIA: US Government)
10. Alphabets: American sign language and braille (infoplease.com)
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11. Alphabets: American sign language fonts (University of Oregon)
12. anti-Phishing software Netcraft toolbar: Callforhelptv recommendation
13. Apple - iPod updater (Apple Computer)
14. Apple - QuickTime player (Apple Computer)
15. Apple - Safari web browser (Apple Computer)
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16. Archives: British Columbia
17. Archives: Canada
18. Archives: Ontario
19. Architecture: great building collection (greatbuildings.com)
20. Atlases: about atlases (Oregon School Library Information System)
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21. Atlases: The Atlas of Canada (Government of Canada)
22. Atlases: National Geographic (USA)
23. Atlases: The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
24. Atlases: Royal Geographical Society (United Kingdom)
25. Atlas: Info please gateway (infoplease.com)
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26. AVG free anti-virus software (grisoft.com)
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1. Biography: A&E Biography site (A&E Television Network)
2. Biography Center (Biography Center)
3. Biography: Famous Canadians theme page (cln.org)
4. Biographies: Internet Public Library (University of Michigan)
5. Biographies: Mathematicians (Nobel Foundation)
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6. Biographies: Nobel Laureates (Nobel Foundation)
7. Biographies of selected rulers of the world (infoplease.com)
8. Biographies of rulers of Ancient and Historical Empires (infoplease.com)
9. British Columbia: Official site for the Government of British Columbia
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1. Canada: Official site for the Government of Canada
2. Canadian Encyclopedia (historica.ca)
3. Canadian heritage (Government of Canada)
4. Canadian images (Collections from archives, libraries, museums, and universities across Canada)
5. Canadiana quick reference (National Library of Canada)
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6. Calculator: basic (math.com)
7. Calculator: graphic gateway (University of Tennessee)
8. Calculator: Roman numerals (guernsey.net)
9. Calculator: scientific (math.com)
10. cMapTools download - concept mapping program for outlining work and ideas used at CMS (ihmc.us)
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11. cMapTools instructional videos (ihmc.us)
12. Conversion calculator for connverting units of measurement (infoplease.com)
13. Conversion calculators (online conversion)
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1. Dewey decimal system: an explanation (Oregon School Library Information System)
2. Dictionaries: about dictionaries (Oregon School Library Information System)
3. Dictionary: "Truly Canadian Dictionary of Canadian Spelling" (by Dave VE7CNV))
4. Dictionary: American Heritage Dictionary (bartleby.com)
5. Dictionary: American Sign Language - basic terms (mastertech-home.com)
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6. Dictionary: Info please gateway (infoplease.com)
7. Dictionary: Merriam-Webster Online (Merriam-Webster Inc.)
8. Dictionary: Oxford English Online (Oxford Dictionaries)
9. Dictionary: Rhyming words (rhymezone.com)
 
10. Dictionary: English/French/Italian/Spanish (wordreference.com)
11. Dictionary of European Community Languages (IATE.europe.eu)
12. Dictionaries - Firefox add-ons (mozilla.org)
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1. Encyclopedias: about encyclopedias (Oregon School Library Information System)
2. Encyclopedias: The Canadian Encyclopedia (historica.ca)
3. Encyclopedias: Encarta (microsoft.com)
4. Encyclopedia: Info Please (infoplease.com)
5. Encyclopedia: Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
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6. Encyclopedia: Simple Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
7. Encyclopedia of World History (bartleby.com)
8. Evaluating web resources (Oregon School Library Information System)
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1. Firefox: Mozilla: web browser (The Mozilla Organization)
2. Firefox: add-ons: customize this web browser (The Mozilla Organization)
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Gg - Top
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1. Genealogy help links gateway (Vital Records Inforation)
2. Google Calandar create an online calandar and share it (google.com)
3. Google Earth download (google.com)
4. Google Notebook translate text (google.com)
5. Google Scholar academic search engine used at CMS (google.com)
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6. Googlepedia download - a mashup of Goole and Wikipedia for Firefox users (google.com)
7. Google Translate (google.com)
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Hh - Top
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1. How stuff works (howstuffworks.com)
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Ii - Top
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1. Interviews: general guidelines (Oregon School Library Information System)
2. iPod updater (Apple Computer)
3. IrFan View: download (tucows.com)
4. IrFan View plug-ins: download (tucows.com).
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Jj - Top
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1. Java (Sun Microsystems)
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Kk - Top
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1. Kart00: visual search engine (kartoo.com)
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Ll - Top
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1. Landmark citation machine (David Warlick and the Landmark Project)
2. Libraries: Comox Valley School Libraries
3. Libraries: Vancouver Island Regional Library
4. Library of Canada
5. Library of Congress (U.S. Government)
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1. Maps - Google (google.com)
2. Maps - MapQuest (mapquest.com)
3. Maps - Yahoo (yahoo.com)
4. Map your training (mapmyrun.com)
5. Microsoft clip art and media clips: remember to cite your source (Microsoft)
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6. Microsoft: create/modify e-mail signatures (Microsoft)
7. Microsoft: Photostory 3 (Microsoft)
8. Microsoft: PowerPoint Viewer (Microsoft)
9. Microsoft Reader download allows users to "read/hear" eBooks (Microsoft)
10. Microsoft templates: all topics (Microsoft)
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11.Microsoft templates: for students (Microsoft)
12. Microsoft templates: for teachers (Microsoft)
13. Microsoft - Windows Media Player 10 or 11 (microsoft.com)
14. Microsoft - Windows Movie Maker 2.1 download (microsoft.com)15.
15. Microsoft - Works to Word converter (microsoft.com)
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16. MiniMinder 2.6 download: Computer desktop reminder of deadlines, etc. (c/net.com)
17. Mozilla: Firefox: web browser (The Mozilla Organization)
18. Museums: Museum of Civilization - Ottawa
19. Museums: Museum of Anthropology - Vancouver
20. Museums: Ontario Science Centre
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21. Museums: Gateway to museums around the world
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1. NASA: home page (US Government)
2. NASA: for students (US Government)
3. NASA: for teachers (US Government)
4. Netcraft toolbar: anti-Phishing software - Callforhelptv recommendation
5. Netscape Navigator: web browser
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Pp - Top
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1. Periodic Table (infoplease.com)
2. Periodic Table (Los Alamos Labs - USA)
3. anti-Phishing software Netcraft toolbar: Callforhelptv recommendation
4. Photostory 3 (Microsoft)
5. Primary vs. secondary sources (Bowling Green State University: Ohio USA)
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Qq - Top
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1. QuickTime player: download (Apple Computer)
2. Quotations: Barlett's Quotations (bartleby.com)
3. Quotations: Canadian Quotations (shaw.ca)
4. Quotations: Movie Quotations (imdb.com)
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Rr - Top
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1. RealPlayer download (real.com)
2. Roman numerals and dates
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Ss - Top
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1. Spypot Search & Destroy (c/net at download.com)
2. Start Page Guard : Callforhelptv recommendation (spywareinfo.com)
3. Statistical sources: Statistics Canada (Government of Canada)
4. Statistical sources: BC Stats (BC Government)
5. Statistical sources: CIA World Factbook (US Government)
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6. Statistical sources: cyberschoolbus (United Nations)
7. Statistical sources: OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development)
8. Style: Elements (Bartleby.com)
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1. Text to speech engines: converts text to speech in either English or French (Microsoft)
2. Turning Microsoft Word into a talking word processor (Paul Hamilton, SETBC)
3. Thesaurus: Merriam-Webster Online (Merriam-Webster Inc.)
4. Time zones around the world (timeanddate.com)
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Uu - Top
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1. United Nations - the Cyber School Bus (un.org)
2. United Nations Childrens Fund - UNICEF (unicef.org)
3. Universal Design for Learning - UDL (cast.org)
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Vv - Top
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1. VLC Media Player: download - multimedia player (videolan.org)
2. Vocabulary builder gateway (superkids.com)
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Ww - Top
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1. Weather Network, The - Canadian weather (theweathernetwork.com)
2. Weather Network, French version - Canadian weather (theweathernetwork.com)
3. Weather radar for North America (Old Farmer's Almanac)
4. Web resources: Evaluating web resources (Oregon School Library Information System)
5. Windows Media Player 10 or 11 download - multimedia player (Microsoft)
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6. World, The - from space (Fourmilab, Switzerland)
7. Writing - Sentences (actden.com)
8. Writing - Paragraphs (actden.com)
9. Writing - Essays (actden.com)
10. Writing - Guide to writing a basic essay (Kathy Livingston)
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Xx - Top
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1. X Prize, The (xprize.org)
2. Vocabulary builder gateway (superkids.com)
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Yy - Top
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1. Yahoo (yahoo.com)
2. YouTube (youtube.com)
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Created by Stew Savard August 2004. Update December 2007. All rights to "look and feel" reserved.
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Readability levels = easiest, = at approximate grade level, = advanced, = most difficult.