are pages that offer students selected resources in a variety
on a topic they are researching. They provide a head start for
as they begin their research project.
To find books in the MHS Media Center,
open Spectrum (the electronic card catalog) located on the student desktop.
Try searching for endangered species, endangered animals, or the name of the
animal you are researching.
titles we have are:
Species. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven, 2001.
environment. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven, 2006.
Endangered Animals of North America: A Hot Issue.
Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2001.
Simmonds, Mark P. Whales & Dolphins of the World.
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004.
Endangered Species (3 vols.). Detroit, MI: U.X.L., 1998.
SELECTED WEB SITES
-- contains databases of magazine articles, a
biography resource, and health
and business references. Try Reference Center Gold, Expanded
Academic ASAP, and Biography Resource Center.
-- online reference center
including books, magazines, newspapers, pictures, maps, and TV
-- newspaper articles from the
Boston Globe (1980 - current), Boston Herald (1991 - current), and ten other
-- 2 electronic encyclopedias-- New Book of
Knowledge and Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. Articles in these
encyclopedias link you to other articles and also to relevant web sites
where you can find more information on your topic.
These databases are also
available from home. You can gain access to these resources from
home by going to the Answers...To Go! web page made available from
Massachusetts Regional Library System:
and enter your public library
card number (from Methuen or any MVLC member library)
where you are prompted for a patron or user number.