The following resources are listed by the Ottoson Middle School Library Media Center for teachers and students to use in the Media Center, in the classroom, and from home.
Please use them regularly, as an alternative to the world wide web, as they provide safe, accurate and middle school curriculum-related information. Some have special teacher features including lesson plans aligned with national standards and rubrics for grading.
FirstSearch is an online service that gives library professionals and end users access to a rich collection of reference databases. With FirstSearch, materials in your library’s collection are highlighted in search results from dozens of leading databases.
InfoTrac A Massachusetts statewide contract with Thomson Gale(tm) provides access to over 39 million online articles in magazines, reference books and newspapers, as well as complete biographical and bibliographical information and references for approximately 100,000 U.S. and international authors.
To access the full collection of databases, please select the first link in database lists provided below.
*Ottoson password is required for In-Library Access. MA Library Card number is required for Home Remote Access.