STAR Lab

STAR Lab

STAR Lab – Student Technology Accessing Resources Lab

STAR Lab Hours:  7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

STAR Lab Early-release Hours: 7:00 a.m. until dismissal time

 

The STAR Lab offers orientation and research classes to introduce students to

  • search strategies for locating information
  • the resource evaluation process
  • methods of managing resources
  • ethical issues of using information

 

Basic STAR Lab Procedures:

  • use of the Samsung Chromebook in every phase of the research process
  • school-sanctioned activity

 

STAR Lab student services include access to the following:

Online catalog of over 100,000 academic e-books and print sources

 

All e-books and databases via Blackboard accounts at school and remotely
Click here: online-databases

Online subscription databases covering topics within the STA curriculum utilizing

  • scholarly periodicals
  • peer-reviewed journals
  • magazines, news transcripts
  • national and international newspapers, AP wired images

 

Print list of databases and their access codes available upon request

 

Interactive television for individual or group use to

  • search internet-driven sites
  • search online catalog
  • search databases
  • collaborate on group presentations
  • discover and share school-related information

 

Digital signage for

  • current school information
  • athletic events
  • meetings
  • club activities