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Concord Middle School Library

Welcome to the CMS Library

Online Sources

 

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NEW!  Borrow eBooks and Audiobooks through Overdrive and the SORA App


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 Welcome to OVERDRIVE - a platform for fiction and nonfiction ebooks and audio books

Tutorial to log in using your Google Account

and

Tutorial to download the Sora App on your mobile device

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World Book Online  A reference source that includes thousands of articles, research tools, multimedia, and
primary sources. 
Start your search with a general search term...then narrow your search by exploring
their linked resource
s.

Log in required  UN: cpshome   PW: patriots


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Encyclopedia Britannica  A reference source that includes thousands of articles, research tools, multimedia,
and primary sources. 
Start your search with a general search term ...then narrow your search by exploring their linked resources.

No log in required


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Ancient and Medieval History World history from prehistory through the 1500s, with special topic centers
on key civilizations and regions. 
Biographies; Events and Topics; Primary Sources; Timelines; Images and
Videos; Maps and Charts

Log in required  UN: concord   PW: middle


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ABC-CLIO  We subscribe to 4 different research databases:     
     World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras
     American Government
     World Geography
     Issues: Understanding Controversy in Society

Log in required   UN: concordms1  PW: comcordms1  

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GALE Databases  A wide variety of databases - read the descriptions to find the database that best suits
your research. Provided through the Mass Library System.

No log in required

 


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The Boston Globe  Full text articles from The Boston Globe from 1980 - present

No log in required

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Library Policies

Checkouts:

- Check out books any time!
- Checkouts are for 2 weeks.

- Books may be renewed.

- Maximum of 5 books per account.

- Overdue notices will be sent to your school email.

- Very overdue notices will be sent home.

A limited number of passes are available to come to the Library for Directed Study:

  • Independent Reading Pass - if you'd like to spend your study period reading, you may get a reading pass from the librarian - show the pass to your directed study teacher before coming to the library.  This is for independent reading only - no homework.
  • Collaborative Group Work Pass - Are you working on a group project? You may get a Group Work Pass from the librarian - show the pass to your directed study teacher before coming to the library. 
  • Makerspace Pass - Does your Directed Study fall during a Makerspace library period? Sign up for a MS Pass and come to the library to spend the period inventing and creating.  There will be specific themes each week for makerspace projects. Show the pass to your directed study teacher before coming to the library. 

Students may come to the Library after eating lunch:

- Get a pass from lunch monitors.
- Sign in; put the pass in the box.

- 20 passes available per lunch.

Ms. Stockwood                                            Ms. Echmalian                                          Ms. Porth
Library Media Specialist                             Asst. Librarian, Peabody                         Asst. Librarian, Sanborn
estockwood@concordps.org                         bechmalian@concordps.org                      sporth@concordps.org

 

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