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Library Research Guides

For TDSB Students and Teachers

These Guides are created by the TDSB Library and Learning Resources Department to help students and teachers enjoy and succeed in research projects in different subjects and courses.

If you are a TDSB student or teacher, please click on the appropriate title below and enter the password you have received from your school’s teacher-librarian.

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For Visitors

The following pages are taken from the complete research guides available only to TDSB students and teachers: Imagine the Learning @ Your Library (Grades 1-8, 122 pages) and Research Success @ Your Library (Grades 7-12, 80 pages)

Individuals may freely use the following selected files. Institutions or teachers interested in purchasing the rights to use either of these publications in schools, please contact curriculumdocs@tdsb.on.ca

Imagine the Learning @ Your Library
Research Success @ Your Library
The Inquiry and Research Process The Power of Research - Minds On
Stage 1: Student Checklist Stage 1: Preparing for Research - Diagnostic
Stage 1: Start Thinking – W5H Stage 2: Accessing Resources - Checklist
Stage 2: Student Checklist Stage 3: Processing Information - Checklist
Stage 2: Evaluating Primary Sources Stage 4: Transferring Learning - Checklist
Stage 3: Student Checklist  
Stage 3: Note-Making Techniques
Stage 4: Student Checklist
Stage 4: Formats for Presenting Research