Library Media Center

  • General Information


    (601) 987-3525
    Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

     Online Catalog

     JPS Teacher Resource Center

    Library Links

    Magnolia

    MAGNOLIA provides online resources for publicly funded K-12 schools, public libraries, community college libraries, and university libraries in Mississippi.

    Mississippi Library Commission

    http://mlc.lib.ms.us/

    Library of Congress

    https://www.loc.gov/

    Jackson Hinds Library System

    Jackson Hinds Library System provides a multitude of educational resources for students, parents, teachers, and others in Jackson, Mississippi and Hinds County.

    General Reference & Research Sites

    www.cnn.com/cnn10-CNN Student News: U.S. and World news multimedia site tailored to the needs of students.

    www.convert-me.com-Conversion Tables: convert length, area, speed, temperature, etc. into different unit and systems.

    www.elibrary.com-eLibrary Research: Search for any topic using a database of current newspapers, and magazines, books and more.

    www.britannica.com- Encyclopedia Britannica: Online version of one of the world's most trusted sources of information on every topic imaginable.

    www.infoplease.com-Information Please Almanac- Online almanac offering millions of interesting and useful facts on a wide variety of subjects.

    www.ipl.org- Internet Public Library: An exhaustive collection offering millions of interesting and useful facts on a wide variety of subject.  

    www.factmonster.com-Fact Monster: designed for kids of all ages, this site offers an amazing array of facts, and figures in addition to homework help, an almanac, dictionary and much more.

    www.newsela.com- NewsELA: Provides engaging, relevant content that both teaches and inspires. Newsela is an innovative way to build reading comprehension with nonfiction daily news that's always relevant.

    http://www.wonderopolis.org/- Wonderopolis: Focuses on subjects of which children are curious. This immediately engages the child and encourages them to learn more. A video is included in each topic of information.

     http://www.clpgh.org/kids/storymaker/-My Story Maker: Students can create their own digital stories. They can choose their characters, setting, and topic. Children have many opportunities for creativity, as they can change the setting and add details to their stories. Students can preview before they print and share their stories.

    http://www.wordle.net/ and http://www.tagxedo.com/ Wordle & Tagxedo: Both of these sites offer interactive word clouds. Wordle is more user-friendly for early elementary students. Tagxedo offers many more creative outlets (shapes, colors, sizes). Each site is visually stimulating and allows for individual creativity.

    http://www.wordcentral.com/ - Student dictionary and rhyming dictionary online at Merriam-Webster's website.

    Educational Links

Last Modified on November 15, 2018