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Media Center (6th - 7th Grade)

Welcome to the Media Center!

Here you will find many resources and additional support materials. We are ready to help you as you learn, read, and create. Our libraries are places of curiosity, critical thinking, and discovery with thousands of books, e-books, audiobooks, and reference materials. We look forward to working with each of you this year!
 

Databases and Resources

Our library resource page has quick links to all of the databases provided by our district as well as the state of Oklahoma. You will also be able to access our Destiny Library Catalog and the collection of e-books and audiobooks. Please see your Library Media Specialist for username and password information.

 
Destiny Access the school's library collection as well as log in to personal library accounts to place holds and acquire personal information about items checked out, due dates, etc. Log on using your School Google Account

Library Media Specialists

Jamie Fleming
7th Grade Center
Sora - eBooks and Audiobooks This is the newest place to access eBooks and audiobooks. Follow this link on your Chromebook, or download the Sora app from your app store. Then log in using your Google login information.
Angela Greenlee
6th Grade Center
World Book Online World Book Encyclopedia 
Highlights of World Book Online are World Book Student and World Book Timelines. World Book Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, biographies, learning resources, and research tools. Timelines give you access to 650+ unique Timelines, or you can make your own.
 
Username: owassops      Password: 74055 
 
 
EBSCO Host
EBSCO
EBSCOhost is a collection of databases that provides access to thousands of authoritative encyclopedia articles, newspaper articles, reference books, images, magazine articles, maps, biographies, academic journal articles, and primary sources. 
 
Username: owasso6      Password: school
After logging in, choose Preschool-12th > Middle School Explora
 
SIRS Discoverer
SIRS Discoverer
SIRS Discoverer is a general reference database for upper elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas such as reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health, and technology.  SIRS Discoverer provides age-appropriate, authoritative, curriculum-aligned content and features for use in Elementary and Middle/Intermediate Schools.
 
Username: OK2907      Password: 74055
Search Engines
 
 

Google Scholar

Google Scholar
Provides a simple way to broadly search for educational literature and academic resources.
 

Infotopia

An academic search engine accessing only trusted websites previously selected by librarians, teachers, and library and educational consortia.
 
Middle School
Middle School (Gale in Context)
Explore the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, history, literature, and more.
Password - gorams
Dictionary.com Dictionary.com
Dictionary.com strives to enable and inspire connection, communication, learning, creativity, and expression in a world powered by words.
 
Research Help
 
 
 

MyBib Citation Help

MyBib Citation Help
Generate formatted bibliographies, citations, and works cited automatically.
 
 

Outline Maker

Outline Maker
Online tool to create an outline.

Purdue MLA Handbook

Purdue MLA Handbook
A resource to help you learn how to use Modern Language Association (MLA) citation and format style.
 
 
 
Merriam-Webster
Merriam-Webster Online
For more than 180 years, Merriam-Webster has been America's leading provider of language information.
 
Each month, our award-winning websites, apps, and social media channels offer guidance to tens of millions of visitors. In print, our publications include Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (among the best-selling books in American history) and dictionaries for English-language learners.
 
All Merriam-Webster products and services are backed by the largest team of professional dictionary editors and writers in America.
Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus.com is the world's leading digital thesaurus with all the synonyms and antonyms you need.
Oklahoma Digital Prairie Digital Prairie
Oklahoma Digital Prairie provides visitors with unique digital content spanning more than 100 years of rich, vibrant history from Oklahoma. The resource areas found here include documents, photographs, newspapers, reports, pamphlets, posters, maps, and audio/visual content. Content ranges from the late 1800s to the present day. There are several collections. Some of the highlights are Tulsa Race Massacre Files, Images of OK, Oklahoma Authors, Oklahoma Almanacs, Oklahoma Online Archives, State Government Documents, and the Oklahoma Collection.
DOCSTeach Docs Teach
Access thousands of primary sources  — letters, photographs, speeches, posters, maps, videos, and other document types — spanning the course of American history. We're always adding more!