| By Sydney Fairman |
Designed specifically for middle school students, Research In Context supports the development of information and digital literacy skills. Young researchers will be inspired by how quickly they can navigate and find the answers they need. Categories cover the most studied topics ranging from cultures and government to history and literature, all in a powerful platform that combines visual design with trusted, reliable content. This database supports the following features:
1. Collaboration Tools
Easily access G Suite for Education and Microsoft Office 365 tools to share, save and download content–extending the reach of resources outside the library and classroom.
2. Search Functions
Researchers can search by Lexile range or find content based on basic, intermediate, and advanced levels of complexity.
3. Authoritative Information
Context is provided from proprietary Gale and UXL as well from leading sources like National Geographic, NPR, NASA, AP Video news, and more.
4. On-Demand Translation
Audio files can be downloaded and saved onto any mobile device with ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology.
5. Citation Tools
Integrated directly into the user’s workflow, MLA, APA, and Chicago-style citations are supported and can be easily exported to citation services like EasyBib or NoodleTools.
6. Highlights and Notes
Organize, save, and share highlights and annotations within content.
8. Interface Translation Tools
Accommodate diverse backgrounds with on-demand translation into over 20 languages–enabling users to change search options and headers into their preferred language.
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