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Lincoln Middle School Library: Infectious Disease Project

152 Jenckes Hill Road

Use the resources below to complete your infectious disease project. 

If you use information from this website you MUST cite it. To cite the article from Kids Health follow the format below (MLA 8). An example is also provided. 

Last name, First name of author (if given). "Article Title in Quotation Marks." Title of Website in Italics, Website Publisher, Date Month Year Published (if given),  URL. 

EXAMPLE: Gavin, Mary L. “Be a Fit Kid!” Kids Health, Nemours, Aug. 2015, kidshealth.org/en/kids/fit-kid.html?WT.ac=ctg#catfit.

 

If you use information from this website you MUST cite it. To cite the article from Teens Health follow the format below (MLA 8). An example is also provided. 

Last name, First name of author (if given). "Article Title in Quotation Marks." Title of Website in Italics, Website Publisher, Date Month Year Published (if given),  URL. 

EXAMPLE: Gibson, Sarah R. "Choosing the Right Sport for You." Teens Health, Nemours, June 2014, http://kidshealth.org/en/teens/find-sports.html?WT.ac=ctg#catsports-basics. 

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The Lincoln Middle School Library contains many books that will be helpful to you as you learn about infectious diseases. Click the link below for a list of titles from our online catalog. You must log into your Destiny account in order to view the list. Your username is your firstname.lastnameyearof graduation (thomas.brady23) and your password is your lunch code. 

Citing a Book

If you use a book in print to get information for your project, follow the MLA format below to cite it. Type the citation directly onto the Works Cited document. Make sure you use the punctuation marks as indicated below. Also, double-check spelling and capitalization.

FORMAT:

Last name, First name. Title of Book in Italics. City where the book was published:  The name of the publisher, Year of publication. 

EXAMPLE:

Saffer, Barbara. Measles and Rubella. Farmington Hills: Lucent Books, 2006.

Do a search on the Research in Context database for the disease you have been assigned. Look at the Reference results for an article from the book Sick!.  Choose this article. If you use the information from the article you must cite it. To cite the article go to the bottom of the page and highlight and copy the Source Citation (MLA format).  

* You may have to refresh the page after clicking on the link below. Also, the password to the database is available in your classroom and in the LMS Library. 

This database was created specifically for middle school students. It contains age-appropriate videos, newspaper articles, magazine articles, primary sources and more! 

World Book Student

If you use information from World Book Student, cite the article by scrolling to the bottom of the page and highlighting and copying the MLA citation. Paste the citation into your Works Cited.