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Immigration Assignment Information

Search Engines

  • Sweet Search
    A search engine that only searches credible web sites that are approved by Internet research experts.
  • KidRex
    Fun, safe, search engine for kids.

Immigration Resources

  • Destiny  
    START HERE! Find books, reference sources and web sites.
  • Britannica Image Quest
    Find copyright friendly images for use in your projects. MLA citations are given.
  • TrueFlix
    Read books about your topic.
  • CultureGrams
    Find out about the cultures of other peoples.
  • Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
    Find information, images, video, articles, and web sites.
  • BrainPop
    Go to Social Studies / Culture / Immigration. Watch videos and extend your learning.
  • BadgerLink
    Find newspaper, journal, and magazine articles; videos in Wisconsin Media Lab; Britannica Online Encyclopedia; and many more web links and resources to help you find the information you need.


Don't forget: A great place to start is Destiny!

Be sure to check out the web sites and the books.



Inventors . Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 29 Apr 2013.


How to Use BadgerLink:

For Newspapers from the past:

Click on the BadgerLink link.

Click on Access NewspaperArchive.

Put in your search - for example: helicopters or "cell phones"

Read the summaries of the articles to choose which ones best give you the information you need. Remeber to look at the dates so you get articles that are in the time period you are looking for.

Tip: If you have a phrase - put quotation marks around it - like "cell phone" or "3D TV"

For magazine articles (and more current information):

Click on the BadgerLink link.

Scroll down to EBSCO and click on Database List

Choose these databases from the list by putting a check in the box on the left:

  • MAS Ultra
  • Masterfile Premier
  • Middle Search Plus
  • Primary Search
  • Newspaper Source Plus
  • News (API, UPI, etc.)

Then click CONTINUE at the bottom of the page.

Put in your search in the search box - for example: "3D copier"

Read the summaries of the articles to find which articles best answer your research question.

    Find magazine and newspaper articles for your research.

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