In an effort to expand our reference materials for research, we will be accessing the Montross Public Library's databases. To the right, you will see a list of resources to use for your next research project as well as a brief description of the database.
YOU WILL NEED YOUR PUBLIC LIBRARY CARD NUMBER to use these resources. If you've forgotten it or misplaced your card, Ms. Knott has a backup.
Look for your class's Project Page for research guidance
Mrs. Lurba's Project Page
Click the LibraryPoint button above to search Montross Public Library's catalog.
Biography in Context provides information about people, which is searchable by name, kind of job as well as other personal information.
exploration of a hot issue in the news each week. Topics include social and teen issues, environment, health, education, and science and technology.
National Geographic Kids gives you access to the National Geographic Kids magazine (from 2009 to present), more than 200 National Geographic Kids books, and hundreds of downloadable images.
A database designed for middle school students with magazines, newspapers and reference books (most are full-text) for information on current events, the arts, science, etc.
Search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, translate articles into 11 different languages,