Snopes – A fact-checking website that investigates urban legends, fake news, and folklore. “We always document our sources so readers are empowered to do independent research and make up their own minds.”
Politifact - Fact-checking website that rates accuracy of claims by elected officials.
Fact Check - A a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.
Hoax Slayer – Hoax Slayer debunks email and social media hoaxes, thwarts internet scammers, combats spam, and educates web users about email, social media, and internet security issues.
inVid – a Chrome extension that authenticates videos to make sure they have not been manipulated.
Science Feedback - A nonpartisan website that exposes claims that either contradict or over-hype science.” We believe it is scientists’ civic duty to better inform our fellow citizens in our area of expertise.”
Open Secrets - a non-profit, nonpartisan research group based in Washington, D.C., that tracks the effects of money and lobbying on elections and public policy.
Bayside High School Library has won a grant to ComicsPlus!!!
With LibraryPass’ ComicsPlus, you have access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga.
Every title is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for offline reading—no waiting on holds lists, no wasting data! All you need is a user name and password.
Passwords can be found on the Guide to Bayside High School databases (you will need to login to your Bayside Google account to view)
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Queer Books for Teens
Queer Books for Teens is for anyone interested in Young Adult literature with significant LGBTQIAP+ content published between 2000 and 2017.
Free Audiobooks for Teens!
SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Sign-up to get notifications when the FREE audiobook downloads are available. You can receive alerts by text message, email newsletter, or by visiting www.audiobooksync.com.
- Downloads are in MP3 format, hosted by OverDrive, and are Mac and Windows compatible.
- Downloads will operate through the OverDrive app.
- Most listening devices are supported.
- Each SYNC audiobook will be available for download for a period of 7 days (only).
- Titles, once downloaded, are yours to keep.