Lakeridge, Mountain View, and Sumner
Middle School Libraries

ensuring that all students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.  - ALA Info Power

PATHFINDERS AND PROJECT LINKS
SUMNER SCHOOLS

ALA (used with permission)

Kandy Rose, NBCT, Middle School Library Media Specialist
Susan Krezelak (LMS), Michele Dyche (MMS), Cindy Fullington (SMS), Library Assistants
phones: LMS 253-891-5100; MMS
253-891-5200; SMS 253-891-5000
e-mail: kandy_rose@sumnersd.org

Alexandria LMS / Alexandria MMS /Alexandria SMS /PCLS Catalog


Library eSources and Internet Directories: Our best library subscription resources are linked below and with headings on the left Call or send Mrs. Rose an e-mail for the login and password guide. 

World Book Online AND Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
We subscribe to World Book Online for well-edited general reference tools.  World Book Advanced has more primary sources and documents.  http://www.worldbookonline.com

eLibrary (MS-HS) has thousands of digital articles from well-known magazines and newspapers as well as atlases, encyclopedias, and images - great for reference and research on current issues. Use eLibrary Elementary AND ProQuest for easier and more advanced research choices. http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/elibweb/elib/do/login

Culture Grams Online AND World Conflicts Today
Culture Grams gives us world cultural information, customs, and images. World Conflicts Today gives detailed information on major world conflicts including Afghanistan, Darfur, Kashmir, Palestine, and others.  Try Pierce County Databases for more cultural resources including Lands and Peoples. http://online.culturegrams.com and http://www.worldconflictstoday.com

Search for current Washington State career information and opportunities. http://www.wois.org

Enchanted Learning has great classroom tools for teachers.  This is a Lakeridge subscriptions only.
http://members.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html
 
Access today's electronic version of our daily Tacoma newspaper. Archives are kept for two weeks. http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODE/SeattleTimesNIE/default.aspx AND http://nie2.thenewstribune.com/reader/login

Over 50 more e-sources including Biography Resource Center, Discovering Collection, History Resource Center, Junior High e-Books (Gale Virtual Reference), Grolier MultiMedia Encyclopedia, Lands and People, and Opposing Viewpoints.  You must have a PCLS library card for access. While you're at it, find what books our local public library system has.  You can even put them on hold in advance, and have them delivered to Sumner from anywhere in Pierce County.     http://www.piercecountylibrary.org
4 June 2010
Kandy Rose, NBCT

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