Keep Learning With Library Video Tutorials!

The HCC Library home page is open 24/7, 365 to help students learn when school is over. Here are some educational videos made by Mrs. Barthelmes to show you how to use some of the library's online resources.

Create a Movie with Windows Moviemaker
 Learn everything you need to know to create a video for a school project using MovieMaker software. This is a 20-minute video.  

Travel Portfolio 5: History

Using World Book Online, you can find short articles about famous people from your nation as well as information about your nation's history.

Use World Book Online for the history and famous people from your nation

Person of the Year

Using databases to find biographical articles about your person in the news, magazines, or in online books. Watch this 4:00 video on how to find recent authoritative articles about the person you're researching.

Use Gale Student Research Center Jr. to Find Articles on Famous People.

Video Tutorial on Browsing for Famous People & Books About Them
Sometimes it's hard to choose a person to research for the 8th grade Person of the Year project for Literature. Wouldn't it be great to get ideas of who to research while browsing the library's collection of books to see what biographies are available? Now you can! Watch this 4-minute video to find out how.

Use the BobCat-alog Visual Search of "Famous People".


Dramatic Monologue: Video Tutorial on using eBooks

NEW!  During the 7th grade Social Studies research project, library books can't be checked out because they need to be used by many students. Now, e-books can help fulfill the need for more book sources, 24/7, 365!

Other Video Tutorials

 Searching for books and placing holds using the BobCat-alog.

Using Gale Reference e-Books for research. This example uses an online source that's great for the 8th Grade Social Studies Mock Trial on the use of atomic bomb in WWII.

Searching for news articles on your Trace It Back company.

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