Databases and Research

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Gale Databases

These databases are provided by the Washington State Library.

You will not need a password if you are using the databases on-campus.

If you are using the databases off-campus, please contact your teacher or school librarian for the password.

Gale Databases

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NCW Library Databases

Search a wide array of resources including encyclopedias, newspapers, and databases for your school projects

You will need a library card in order to access these resources

Click on the link below to access all of the resources available through NCW Libraries

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What is plagiarism?

Merriam-Webster Dictionary states plagiarism means: 

"To steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own: to use (another's production) without crediting the source"

Click on the link below to learn about the different types of plagiarism:

Explaining Plagiarism

Resources for Evaluating Sources

Citing Sources

Q&A about Citations