McMillan Memorial Library

Resources for Students

General Magazines
Full text (read/print/download/email) articles from 1,700 magazines. Click on CITE to get the appropriate citation for your bibliography. Also try:

Britannica Online - A great starting place, with sections for elementary, junior high and senior high school students.

Learning Express  - Practice tests and tutorials starting with fourth grade and running through College. Includes PSAT, ACT, ASVAB and AP tests, Word/Excel/PowerPoint tutorials and much more.

Literature Resource Center  - Biographies, bibliographies, critical articles about authors and books, designed for students writing English assignments. Also try:

 
OverDrive -  Audiobooks that can be downloaded to your media player (WMA/MP3/IPod), with many classic (required reading) titles.

BYKI (Before You Know It) - A language learning site that covers over 70 languages.

Career Cruising - Assistance for job seekers and those exploring a career.

Online Book Collections



ECB VideoLink (Browse by Title or Subject)
- Video programs for Wisconsin's K-12 students and teachers, available via streaming or download.

Soundzabound -
Music and sound effects that are copyright compliant, content safe and royalty free for K-12 school use. Add to your presentations.

For Educators
Education Research Complete -
Education Research Complete provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,870 journals, as well as full text for more than 1,060 journals, and includes full text for more than 133 books and monographs, and for numerous education-related conference papers. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.

Professional Development Collection
- Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

TeachingBooks Educator Area -
The TeachingBooks Educator Area offers additional K-12 book resources as part of the BadgerLink statewide license. Resources include hundreds of thematic and authoritative K-12 booklists, information on virtually all English-language children's and young adult book awards and distinctions, thousands of valuable links organized into 25 relevant categories, and customized "Eye-on-the-Web" reports identifying and instantly connecting you to book and author materials that meet your specific grade level and subject areas of interest. Registration is required to use TeachingBooks' Educator Area, and is free-of-charge. Registration instructions for the Educator Area can be found here.

Teacher Reference Center (TRC) - Journal Information for K-12 Teachers & Librarians -
This index of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books provides coverage on key education topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, Science & Mathematics, and more.

Education Sites - A list of helpful free websites on K-12 Assessment, Curriculum Planning, Math & Science, Technology in schools, and U.S. History.