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PATHFINDERS   top
Methuen High School Media Center--Methuen, MA 
Pathfinders are pages that offer students selected resources in a variety 
of media on a topic they are researching. They provide a head start for 
students as they begin their research project.

Endangered Species

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.

  Some titles we have are:

333.95
END
 Endangered Species. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven, 2001.
333.72
ENV
 The environment. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven, 2006.
333.95
GOO
Endangered Animals of North America: A Hot Issue. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2001. 
599.5
SIM
Simmonds, Mark P. Whales & Dolphins of the World. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004.
REF
333.95
NAG
Nagel, Rob. Endangered Species (3 vols.). Detroit, MI: U.X.L., 1998.


 

 

 

  

 

 
SELECTED WEB SITES  

bullet U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service - The Endangered Species Program
http://www.fws.gov/endangered/


bullet World Wildlife Fund - Endangered Species
http://www.worldwildlife.org/endangered/

bullet National Wildlife Federation
http://www.nwf.org/
 
bullet Sierra Club - Endangered Species Map
http://www.sierraclub.org/wildlife/species/map/
 
 

bullet National Parks Conservation Association - Park Wildlife
http://www.npca.org/wildlife_protection/
 

bullet International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
http://www.iucnredlist.org/


bullet Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife - Rare Plants & Animals
http://www.mass.gov/dfwele/dfw/nhesp/nhrarelinks.htm
  

 

ONLINE RESOURCES

Infotrac -- contains databases of magazine articles, a biography resource, and health and business references.  Try Reference Center Gold, Expanded Academic ASAP, and Biography Resource Center.

bigchalk eLibrary -- online reference center including books, magazines, newspapers, pictures, maps, and TV transcripts.

Massachusetts Newsstand -- newspaper articles from the Boston Globe (1980 - current), Boston Herald (1991 - current), and ten other Massachusetts newspapers.

Grolier Online -- 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.

REMOTE ACCESS

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 the Northeast 
Massachusetts Regional Library System:

http://www.nmrls.org/answers/dbmvlc.html

and enter your public library card number (from Methuen or any MVLC member library) 
where you are prompted for a patron or user number.

CITING SOURCES

     Using these links indicates the user is leaving 
the district server and that linked material
is not necessarily approved by the district.

Edited by Media Staff
11/05/04
Date last edited
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