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Student Projects: Salem Witch Trials

How Do I Log-in?

You are already logged-in when you are at school.  To access these resources from home or anywhere else, see below:

Destiny (library catalog): 

Log in using your Google PDSD student account.  

Databases and Encyclopedias:

World Book and JSTOR use the username: sun, and password: valley.   

Gale in Context High School, Gale Literary Sources and Gale Virtual Reference Center use the ID: sunvalley (notice there is no space).

Ebsco Explora, History Reference Center, Literary Reference Center, Science Reference Center and Ebsco Ebooks use the username: sun, and the password: valley2022!  

All of the other databases are provided through POWER Library, which allows you to sign up for a free eCard to use their eResources or you can enter your public library card number.  If you don't have a public library card, you can sign up for one to access their large collection of ebooks, audiobooks, emagazines and their databases.  Fill out this form and they'll send you a card number ASAP.

https://charlotte.delco.lib.pa.us/selfreg

See or email Mrs. Smith for help: ksmith@pdsd.org.  

Salem Witch Trial Search Tips

When looking for info on the time period, try searching:

Colonial America

Puritans

Salem Witch Trials

Massachusetts Bay Colony

Plymouth Colony

The Crucible

 

For example, search:

Colonial America and technology

World Book Online

Library of Congress

Find primary sources, webcasts, images, and much more!  

Digital Public Library of America

Discovery Ed Salem Witch Trials

Search for Books, Ebooks & Audiobooks on Destiny Discover

Gale in Context High School

Log in using the ID: sunvalley (notice there is no space).

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Log in using the ID: sunvalley (notice there is no space).

POWER Library

Salem History

EBSCOhost

Research databases

JSTOR

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Need help? See the "How to Search JSTOR" guide.

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What Caused the Salem Witch Trials?