Quality information when and where it's needed - at school, at home, on campus and in the library. Check out the great middle school databases.
You will need your public library card to access this site from home.
Click here for directions on how to use some of iCONN's resources
Click here for resources on Women's History Month (March)
InfoTrac Junior Edition Database
To access from home, please see Mrs. Longo in the library.
Free of advertising and from trustworthy sources, the Britannica’s Image Quest provides safe and fast access to the highest quality images on all topics and for all ages. Organized by subject matter and searchabe, Britannica Image Quest takes you straight to the images you need. Please see Mrs. Longo for login information to access the site.
School Access - Access three great encyclopedias, dictionaries and an atlas
Home Access - To access Grolier Online from home type: http://go.grolier.com. Please see Mrs. Longo in the Media Center for login information
Click on the link above to access CultureGrams from within the district.
To access this resource from outside the district, please see Mrs. Longo for login information.
This site provides cultural information for over 175 countries. You can also find maps and even some photos. This is a great place to do research!
School Access: Click here to access Expert Space from school.
Home Access: Click here to access Expert Space home: http://expertspace.scholastic.com
Expert Space provides lots of reliable information on topics you study in social studies and science class. It supplies you with all the tools you need to take notes on your research topics, as well as helping you to correctly cite your sources. You can also save all of your research material and come back to it at a later time.
To get started using this great resource, create a profile with the same username and password you were assigned to for logging into our school computers. If you are informed that your username already exists, please insert "tems" in front of your existing username.
Please see Mrs. Longo if you have any questions about Expert Space.
Noodle tools is a resource available to T.E. students and staff. Students can access Noodletools from any computer with an internet connection- at home or elsewhere. Students can save and keep lists of citations and even take electronic notes that can be saved and printed. Lastly, students can organize, tag and revise notes, citations and even create outlines for their research paper within Noodletools. Each student and staff member will have their own username and password. For more information, please see Mrs. Longo in the library media center.
Click here to learn how to use Noodle Tools to create a bibliography
SweetSearch, a Search Engine for Students, searches only 35,000 Web sites that have been approved by our staff. SweetSearch allows students to choose the most relevant result from a list of credible results, without the distraction of unreliable sites.
Science and Math Research
The following sites are helpful when going science or math related research:
Wolfram’s long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone. This site aims to collect and curate all objective data; implement every known model, method, and algorithm; and make it possible to compute whatever can be computed about anything.
Wolfram|Alpha aims to bring expert-level knowledge and capabilities to the broadest possible range of people—spanning all professions and education levels. Our goal is to accept completely free-form input, and to serve as a knowledge engine that generates powerful results and presents them with maximum clarity.
Awesome Library organizes the Web with 22,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.
A great collection of research sites
A great geography site
Almanac, dictionary and encyclopedia just for kids
One of the world's biggest libraries, with 120 million items on 532 miles of shelves. You can't take out any books, but you can have access to tons of great information.
Primary sources for learning