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To get to Foothill Library's Catalog, (OPAC) click on this link:
https://destiny.twinriversusd.org/

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Gale Student Resources
GALE'S STUDENT RESOURCES
IN CONTEXT DATABASE

PASSWORD: foothillhs

 

Opposing Viewpoints
GALE'S OPPOSING VIEWS IN CONTEXT

PASSWORD: foothillhs

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GALE E-BOOKS 
PASSWORD: foothillhs

 

DIRECT LINK TO GALE

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"A crisis is typically a moment of extreme emotional pain that gets in the way of living your everyday life." -crisistextline.org

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 (available 24 hours a day, seven days a week)

Sacramento County Suicide Prevention Hotline: (916) 368-3111 or Toll Free (800) 273-8255 (Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

United States National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) (Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week)

  • To chat online with a national suicide hotline counsellor, click here
  • For the hearing impaired, contact the Lifeline by TTY at: 1-800-799-4889

Teen suicide hotline (Thursday's Child National Youth Advocacy Hotline):1-800-USA-KIDS (872-5437) (available 24 hours a day, seven days a week)

Trans Lifeline: (877) 565-8860 

  • Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. We run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members of our community might have.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Suicide Hotline (the Trevor Lifeline): 1-866-488-7386 (available 24 hours a day, seven days a week)

  • TrevorChat online chat (Available 7 days a week (12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PT).)
  • TrevorText text messaging: Text the word "Trevor" to 1-202-304-1200 (Available on Fridays (1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. PT)
  • The Trevor Project website: http://www.thetrevorproject.org

Christian Suicide Prevention: Christian suicide hotline: 1-888-667-5947 or email (available 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. CT)

HopeLine: Call or Text 919-231-4525 or 877-235-4525

HOW_GOOD_ARE_YOU_AT_FACT_CHECKING? Card IconHOW GOOD ARE YOU AT FACT CHECKING?Top of Page

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There has been lots of news lately about how many students and adults lack the skills in fact checking the information they find on the Internet. Here are some links to a Stanford Study and a video ...more

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Click here for an animated slideshow reviewing the problem of plagiarism. http://library.acadiau.ca/sites/default/files/library/tutorials/plagiarism/

Take this quiz about plagiarism from Monash University: http://www.lib.monash.edu.au/tutorials/citing/citing-quiz/quiz.swf

From the University of Southern Mississippi's library a Plagiarism Tutorial to help you understand what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. This site includes a pretest, tutorial and post test.        
http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/plag/plagiarismtutorial.php

COPYRIGHT - This site includes topics such as:: the history of copyright law; the relationship between copyright and innovation; fair use and its relationship to remix culture; peer-to-peer file sharing; and the interests of the stakeholders that ultimately affect how copyright is interpreted by copyright owners, consumers, courts, lawmakers, and technology innovators. http://www.teachingcopyright.org/

COPYRIGHT & FAIR USE - learn what they are and how to use materials properly - http://21cif.com/tutorials/micro/mm/copyright/

Public Domain, Free Use & Copyleft Media - from Dulcinea, Librarians of the Internet - http://www.findingdulcinea.com/guides.html?topic=/categories/technology/free-use-media

LEGALLY RE-USEABLE MEDIA - http://beyond4walls.pbworks.com/w/page/59336520/Legally%20Reusable%20Media A wiki with lots of resources dealing with fair use, copyright, avoiding plagiarism etc.

Videos discussing PLAGIARISM:
By Common Craft:  http://www.commoncraft.com/video/plagiarism
A Prezi about plagiarism: http://prezi.com/aplvxx64g8bm/copy-of-plagiarism/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=cop

SNL PLAGIARISM SKIT