Research Guide: Y6 World War II Project

Use these resources when working on your long-term project about World War II. If you have any questions, please see Mrs Rous or any member of the library staff.

Library Catalog:

  • See library staff member or email Mrs Rous if you need your username and password.
  • Creating a Resource List: Catalog –> Resource Lists
    •  To Create a List: Click on the “Add List” button on the upper right under “Resource Lists”. Give the list a name and a description.

save to lists

  • Searching for Books: Catalog –> Library Search
    • Try these search terms: “World War II”; “World War Two”; “World War, 1939-1945.”; “Blitz”
  • Searching for Digital Resources: Catalog –> Library Search –> Search Results –> One Search
    • Enter the search terms on the main library search page under the Catalog tab. When the results appear, look for the “One Search” tab on the upper left:

one search

    • To see “One Search” results, click on “Get Results”:

get results

  • Adding Books/Digital Resources to Your Resource List: Check to see that the list you want is lists under “Selected List”. To the right of each book title, you can click “Add to this List” to save the book.

save to lists

World Book Online:

  • Username: SHBlibrary
  • Password: SHBlibresource
  • World Book Kids and World Book Student will give you a quick look at your topic. The articles often include photos and videos as well.

Kid Rex:

Kid Rex works like Google, but it shows you more sites that are designed for students.

Recommended Online Resources for WWII

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