Library Media Center

Contact:

Hayley DrennanLibrarian

Phone: 662-746-1596 ex. 1001
Welcome
Thank you for visiting the Yazoo County Middle School Library! We are here to encourage the love of reading! If there is anything we can help you with, please contact us!

Links

OPAC

OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) allows students to search for books in the Yazoo County Middle School Library.

Special Instructions: When you click on the link, select DISPLAY next to Yazoo County Middle School.

http://yazooms.booksys.net/ 

 

Magnolia

Mississippi Alliance for Gaining New Opportunities Through Library Information Access

http://magnolia.msstate.edu/ 

 

Mississippi Library Commission
http://mlc.lib.ms.us/ 

 

Library Bill of Rights

http://www.ala.org › ADVOCACY › Intellectual Freedom 

 

eBooks are now available!

To view the selection of ebooks, click the ebooks link. Next, enter the username and password that is provided below.  Finally, select your ebook and enjoy! Listed below is the selection of ebooks that are available.

username: Yazoo722

password: shelf

List of eBooks:

American Citizenship: The American Identity by Jill Sherman

Avengers: Even a Hawkeye Can Cry! by Jeff Parker

The United States of American: Florida The Sunshine State by John Hamilton

Graphic Warfare: Iwo Jima by Joeming Dunn

Haunted: Lost in the Dark by Rich Wallace

Special Ops: Navy Seals by Lee Slater

Sports Trivia: Olympic Trivia by Marty Gitlin

Super Awesome Science: The Science of Survival by Therese Nabor

Steven Spielberg: Director and Producer of the Jurassic Park Series by Rebecca Felix

Women in STEM: Women in Computer Science by Tammy Gagne

http://abdodigital.com/ 

Free Online Novels

This site offers a selection of middle-grade novels in a variety of categories like adventure, mystery, and romance. The books are in PDF format for printing, or you can read them online. The title of the site is a bit misleading: the authors are Catholic, but not necessarily the topics or materials.

http://free-online-novels.com/ 

 YCMS Library Surveys

YCMS Library Student Survey 2019-2020

Students only please complete this survey!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1eDV1a0LKsAYjPyRfB3LTtYmH_6lo0i1JLQJ4zmCDpMg/edit 

YCMS Library Teacher Survey 2019-2020

Teachers only please complete this survey!  

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfi5FAVnw95mVLaE8zm48fdQVn__etdQiCgrWDCLyuB7vJAdQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

 Student Resources and Websites

 

Dkfindout

This is a curated site for asking questions in regards to school subjects and disciplines.

https://www.dkfindout.com/us/ 

 

The World Factbook

This is a website for trivial facts.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ 

 

Read Write Think

This website has informational text for students.

http://www.readwritethink.org/ 

 

Scholastic

This site has free e-books!

https://www.scholastic.com/kids/home/ 

 

Teen Ink

This website contains book reviews.

http://www.teenink.com/reviews/book_reviews/ 

 

Teen Reads

This site has interesting topics for teens.

https://www.teenreads.com/ 

 

Spark Notes

This site has tons of study guides for a variety of subjects.

http://www.sparknotes.com/ 

Obooko

This site offers a large variety of teen and young adult books across many categories. They use Young Adult as the genre on the site, so it's a bit harder to find books of a particular type. If you browse through their selection, though, you're sure to find something that meets your needs. You have to register with the site to view these books, but they're free and presented in PDF format.

https://www.obooko.com/category/free-arts-media-entertainment-books 

 

The Children's Library at the Internet Archive

This site offers public domain novels from around the world. These are scans of book pages, but many of them offer a simplified PDF option (look in the left-hand margin after selecting a book to see available formats) that is suitable for printing.

https://archive.org/details/iacl 

 

Open Culture

This site provides links to classic books, including graphic novels, for older readers and there are options for audio, online, or downloadable "reading."

http://www.openculture.com/2011/09/popular_high_school_books_available_as_free_ebooks_audiobooks.html 

 

Databases

Metasearch 
https://search.follettsoftware.com/metasearch/ui/4866 

Gutenberg
https://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page 

Info Please
https://www.infoplease.com/homework-help/writing/writing-skills 

Ask A Teacher
https://askateacher.wordpress.com/2009/11/02/20-great-research-websites-for-kids/ 

 

Teacher Professional Development

Teacher Tube
https://www.teachertube.com/ 

Education World
https://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech071.shtml 

Scholastic
https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/collections/teaching-content/using-technology-support-literacy/ 

ALA
http://www.ala.org/aasl/standards/best/websites/2016#media 

NLVM
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html 

Free Primary and Secondary Sources
https://www2.ed.gov/free/index.html 

NSTA
http://www.nsta.org/ 

Smithsonian Institute
https://learninglab.si.edu/ 

Glogster
http://edu.glogster.com/ 

Powtoon
https://www.powtoon.com/edu-home 

NEA
http://www.nea.org/ 

Purdue Owl
https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/purdue_owl.html 

Teachers Pay Teachers
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/ 

Khan Academy
https://www.khanacademy.org/ 

Kelly Gallagher
http://www.kellygallagher.org/article-of-the-week 

Story Shares

This is a website that has ebooks, as well as, allows students to write their own books.

https://www.storyshares.org/books 

The History Channel

This site features numerous historical events which include teacher resources.

https://www.history.com/