CKSS Library: Research

Use the links and documents below to access research databases, procedures, and tutorials. Contact Mr. Thomson in the CKSS Library with any questions or comments regarding these links, and for any required home-use user names / passwords:


  1. Use your HDSB Login Credentials to access databases remotely

  2. For links with an asterisk (*), see library staff for user name and password

  3. Logins are case sensitive

Research Tutorials

HIP Tutorial
Judging Website Quality
Using Google
Fake News & Online Authority

Research Process

Research Tracking

When researching, be sure to record all of the necessary publication information for each source used in your essay or presentation.

  • Download, print, and use the MLA Practice Template (right) to track source information, then adapt it to your required citation methodology rules

  • Use the online, interactive version of this template to create a properly formatted MLA citation for your source

MLA Practice Template.pdf