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Welcome to the Burbank Library

Librarian: Jennifer De Waelsche
Digital Library Hours:  9:00 to 4:00
Phone: 210-228-1210 ext. 32023

Library Book Checkout Available Starting September 21

1.  Login to Class Link and click on the Destiny Discover icon.

2.  Search the catalog for book titles or subjects you are interested in.

3.  When you find a book you want to check out, make sure that it says "IN' in the upper left corner of the book image.  Click the place hold button.

4.  You can pick up books the following day before school (8:15 to 8:45), during lunch, or after school until 4:30)  If you are not currently face-to-face on campus, contact Mrs. De Waelsche to arrange a curbside pick up time.

Laptop or Chromebook Issues?
Call or email the SAISD Helpdesk

Sprint Device FAQ's

Sprint Data Use Calculator

How Much Data Are You Using?

Instructions for Signing in and Out of Chrome

Video Instructions

All resources can also be found in ClassLink in the Library Databases folder.

Search Engines

Google Scholar Infotopia Microsoft Academic

Other Helpful Search Sites

San Antonio Public Library  Bibliotech World Cat Library of Congress 


Citations & The Research Process

Owl at Purdue The OWL at Purdue is a great source not only for research and citations, but is also helpful for general writing tips as well as writing in the job search process, ESL, and subject specific writing.
MLA vs. APA A comparison between MLA and APA citation styles.
Research Process Seven steps of the research process as noted by Cornell University.
CRAAP Test Resource evaluation tool  that you can use to critically analyze your resources used in research.

Citation Generators

Citation Machine
Cite Fast
Oslis Citation maker

Class Research Projects

Paris Research GT ISM Classes

Trip Advisor
Travel & Leisure

Paris Convention and Visitor Bureau
Paris - Lonely Planet

75 Best Things to do in Paris - Crazy Tourist
45 Must Have Experiences in Paris

Google Tour Builder

Annotated Bibliographies (Owl at Purdue)

  • Adobe Spark - Create impactful social graphics, web stories, and animated videos.
    Animoto - Turns your photos and videos into professional video slideshows in minutes.
    Kizoa - Online Movie, Video, and Slideshow Maker
    Microsoft Sway - Digital storytelling app for reports, presentations, personal stories and more.
    Nearpod - an interactive classroom tool to engage students with interactive lessons.
    Prezi - Presentation software that uses motion, zoom, and spatial relationships to bring your ideas to life.

  • Video
    Powtoon - Make animated videos in just a few minutes.
    Toondoo - create comic strips easily with just a few clicks, drags, and drops.
    FramesFrames combines illustration and stop-motion tools into an award-winning, easy-to-use animation package
    KidPix - Everything kids need to create and share their stories.
    Screencast-o-matic - Record on-screen activity for tutorials and visual presentations and communicate while you demonstrate.

    Book Creator - Combine text, images, audio, & video to create interactive stories, digital portfolios, and more.
    Primo PDFWith just one click, turn virtually any kind of file into a 100% industry-standard PDF
    Thingamablog - Blogging application that makes authoring and publishing your weblogs effortless.
    Big Huge Labs (Trading Cards) - turn your photos into trading cards.

    Audacity - free, open source, cross-platform audio software for multi-track recording and editing.

  • Kahoot - Game based platform that makes learning awesome.
    Plickers - Collect real-time formative assessment data without student devices.
    Quizlet - Student learning with flashcards, games, and other learning tools.
    Cram - Create and share online flashcards.
    Quizizz - A fun multiplayer classroom activity that allows all your students to practice together.
    Flippity - Easily turn a Google™ Spreadsheet into a Set of Online Flashcards and other cool stuff
    Flip Quiz- A Free classroom review game for educators.
    Socrative - Empowers you to engage and assess your students as learning happens.
    EdPuzzle - Make any video your lesson.
    Flipgrid - Video for student engagement and formative assessment
    Answer GardenAnswerGarden is a new minimalistic feedback tool. Use it for real time audience participation, online brainstorming and classroom feedback.

  • Smore - Create professional looking educational flyers and newsletters.
    Venngage - Tell stories and present your data with infographics.  
    Canva - Create designs for web or print including graphics, flyers, posters, resumes and more.
    Piktochart - Easy to use infographic maker. -  Create and share visual ideas - thousands of infographic templates to customize reports, timelines, resumes and more.

  • Nearpod - Create engaging, interactive lessons.
    Schoology - Online classroom management system.
    Google Classroom - Making it easier for learners and instructors to connect - inside and outside of school.
    TES Teach (formerly Blendspace) - Create digital lessons in 5 minutes.

  • Lego SoftwareDownload, install, connect and complete programming missions.
  • Google Suite - Collaborate in real time and share documents using Google products.
    Microsoft Office - Collaborate in real time and share documents using Microsoft office products.
    Padlet - Make beautiful boards, documents, and webpages that are easy to read and fun to contribute to.
    Today's Meet - Enhance classrooms. Enable discussions, Empower students.

  • Watch Know LearnTo provide a world-class, online domain on which educators can store, categorize, and rate the best, K – 12 educational videos on the Internet today. And to make this service FREE so teachers, parents and students everywhere may have access to those videos.


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