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Library Resources

MPH Lower School Library

Search the LIBRARY CATALOG and WEBPATH EXPRESS for websites selected by librarians and teachers.

Search an ONLINE DATABASE for a magazine or encyclopedia article.

For a kid friendly search engine, try (created by librarians!)

Need a good book? Try Prek – 2 Book Recommendations or 3rd -5th Grade Recommended Books.

Or browse award winning children’s books like Newbery and Caldecott among others.

MPH Middle School Library

Begin research with the LIBRARY CATALOG or an Online Database

  • In the catalog, be sure to review WEBSITES (top right) too
  • Try the online encyclopedia Britannica (see online databases link above)

Did you love The Hunger Games? Find more books like it here or get a recommendation or try What Should I Read Next

Need to create a bibliography? Use EasyBib – FIRST TIME USERS REGISTER FROM MPH ACCOUNT

Do you have test anxiety? Need tips for solving word problems? Want to be better at memorization? Learn STUDY SKILLS.

A word about using Wikipedia. Wikipedia is a handy research tool if you know its strengths and weaknesses. Since it can be edited by non experts, there’s a smart way to use it and HERE IS THE KEY: always go to the EXTERNAL LINKS and REFERENCES sections and use those links as a second source for the original article.

MPH Upper School Library

All research resources located here.

Make a research appointment with Ms. Morrison

Looking for a required reading book online? OpenCulture has 600 Free eBooks and 20 more required reading books popular in high school

Research & Writing:

USE EasyBib for your bibliography. You must register from an MPH account first.

Get basic formating and writing assistance at Online Writing Lab

(Thanks to Purdue University for permission to link.)

Begin research in the Library Catalog and try GOOGLE Advanced Search

Access magazines, journals, encyclopedia and newspapers via DATABASES

Read this before using Wikipedia

MRS. M’s Faves