All Rights Reserved, National Library Board Singapore E BSCO host Kids Search A search interface designed specifically for primary & lower secondary school students Combines a state-of-the-art search engine (powered by EBSCOhost®) with a child-friendly, graphically- rich design that is both powerful and fun to use Search EBSCO's American Heritage Children's Dictionary, EBSCO Animals, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Image Collection, and Primary Search databases Filter search results by source type and choose to add search results, images, or persistent links to searches to your personal Folder. All Rights Reserved, National Library Board Singapore EBSCOhost Kids Search Guide Contents 13 Folder 9 11 Images 8 9 Dictionary 6 10 Encyclopedia (Funk & Wagnalls New World) 7 5 4 3 2 1 No. 8 EBSCOhost Kids Search results 7 EBSCOhost Kids Detailed Search engine 6 EBSCOhost Kids Search engine 5 EBSCOhost Kids Search Interface 3 How do I locate EBSCOhost Kids Search?
Page Title All Rights Reserved, National Library Board Singapore 3 How do I locate EBSCO host Kids Search? Visit National Library Board 9s eResources website: http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/index.aspx Under Browse, click on 8By A-Z 9 All Rights Reserved, National Library Board Singapore 4 How do I locate EBSCO host Kids Search? ... more. less.
Select 8E 9 Click 89.<br><br> EBSCOHost kids search 9 All Rights Reserved, National Library Board Singapore 5 EBSCO host Kids Search Interface Folder for you to store the data from your search Spotlight Topic is updated often to highlight relevant facts in relation with events around the world. Encyclopedia that indexes over 25,000 records, to search for images, brief biographies and information in a variety of subject areas. Images search engine that includes short descriptions & categories such as photos, maps & flags.<br><br> Kids Search offers various options to look for information: by search engine, topic, using Detailed Search, Visual Search , other databases & browsing title lists from over 70 research magazines in their Primary Search. Dictionary to search for the meaning of words. You can also take the 8vocabulary challenge 9.<br><br> All Rights Reserved, National Library Board Singapore 6 EBSCO host Kids Search engine 2. Or you can limit your search by filling in details you want your results to include. Click Detailed Search after typing the keyword(s).<br><br> 1. Type the keyword(s) in the search engine & click Go . E.g.<br><br> 8great wall of china 9 All Rights Reserved, National Library Board Singapore 7 EBSCO host Kids Detailed Search engine Choose what time frame your published article should be from by entering the month & year. Are you looking for the most recent news about a topic or a specific world event? E.g.<br><br> 8natural disasters that happened in various countries (Hurricane Katrina in Aug 2005) 9 Check box if you 9d like the results to give you articles that are the cover story of publications Check the boxes to choose where you want the information to come from. E.g. magazines, books & encyclopedias, photos.<br><br> Choose articles that match your reading level. The lower the number, the simpler the reading level. Click here for more information about the Lexile Reading Level grades: www.lexile.com Add more keywords in the rows below E.g.<br><br> 8protection 9 & 8 length 9 All Rights Reserved, National Library Board Singapore 8 EBSCO host Kids Search results Choose related headings from the subject cluster in order to narrow your results. Click to add the document & search results link to your personal folder. There are 57 results in total.<br><br> You can filter results by document type. E.g. magazines, books & encyclopedias, biographies, photos.<br><br> Search results may include citations, full text, document summaries or abstracts, and can include links to full text. Each result is numbered, and the available formats for the article are displayed 4 HTML Full Text, PDF Full text, or Linked Full Text. (Linked Full Text is only available from a Teacher Resources Search.) Sort results by author, date, relevance Another option to narrow results is by choosing a publication title you want the articles to be featured in.<br><br> All Rights Reserved, National Library Board Singapore 9 Dictionary Take the 8vocabulary challenge 9 & impress your friends with your increased knowledge of words. Check back often for new words. Scroll by clicking the arrows to find words listed in alphabetical order Type a word in the search engine & the definition as well as sentence examples will appear.<br><br> All Rights Reserved, National Library Board Singapore 10 Encyclopedia (Funk & Wagnalls New World) Double click the topic title after your search to access the full text, article link & images if any. You can click the Add icon to save articles in your personal folder. Type the keyword(s) in the search engine & reliable articles about the topic will show.<br><br> You can use 8 AND 9, 8 OR 9 & 8 NOT 9 words to help narrow & broaden your search. All Rights Reserved, National Library Board Singapore 11 Images Check the boxes according to what type of image you are looking for. Type the keyword related to the image you are looking for & click Go .<br><br> Uncheck all boxes by simply clicking Reset, & start over. All Rights Reserved, National Library Board Singapore 12 Images Example of an image search I typed 8snow leopard 9 & limited my search results to 8Natural science photos 9 only by checking the box. 1.<br><br> 2. The results show 13 images altogether. A brief description accompanies each photo.<br><br> To print the image, click open the thumbnail image and click Print . The Print Manager is displayed. Click Print , then print from your browser window.<br><br> Click to add the image & link to your personal folder. All Rights Reserved, National Library Board Singapore 13 Folder Organize your research into neat categories using the 8Folder 9 feature. Save them here for easy reference in the future.<br><br>