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How to Access Mackinvia:

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  1. Download the app in the Apple Store or via Google Play on your personal device.
  2. Click on the button below.
    To sign in type in the name of the school:
    Newtown High School Q455, Elmhurst, NY
  3. Click the "Log In" button.
  4. Enter your DOE username and password.

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Gale Pages: 9-12 Databases

There should not be a special sign on; however, sometimes it may ask depending on your location.  Should that happen use the following information:
Username: nycdoefd
Password: book123
If you have trouble accessing these databases, please see a librarian for assistance. 
New York Public Library
List of Databases
New York Public Library LogoYou may need a NYC Public Library Card to access some of these databases.

Google Scholar:

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Google Scholar has it's Pros and Cons. 
Pros Cons
1. You can find peer reviewed articles and research for any topic.
2.There are tools available to help you create citations without the use of a secondary webstie like Citation Machine.
1. Sometimes it will direct you to articles or databases you do not have permission to access. If this happens, try searching for that exact article of the article in the databases above.  If you still cannot access the article, see a librarian for assistance.
2. The articles and research given are geared towards college students and may be difficult to read.  If you experience this, conduct your research for articles geared toward you.