On-Line Resources

On-Line Library Catalogs

McGee Library-Media Center On-Line Catalog

Berlin-Peck Memorial Library

On-Line Services

NoodleTools - online research aid (user name and password required)
Welcome to Noodling video about logging on, creating a project, and sharing the project with your teacher

ATOS Reading Levels

  • AR Book Finder (Search by author, title, and more  in the advanced mode.)

Links to On-Line Resources for McGee Assignments

Moodle McGee - McGee Web sites for classes, clubs, passwords and user names for digital resources, and making appointments to use computers.

Links to Resources for Research Projects


E-Reference Books

McGee Subscription E-Resources
(Passwords are required. Log onto your Moodle McGee account and select On-Line Resources to find the passwords or ask at the McGee Library-Media Center.)

  • Grolier On-Line
    • Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
    • Encyclopedia Americana
    • Lands and Peoples
  • Marshall Cavendish Digital
    • Aquatic World
    • Civil War
    • Exploring Ancient Civilizations
    • Exploring the Middle Ages
    • Exploring American History:  1550-1877
    • Growing Up with Science
    • Peoples of Africa
    • Peoples of Eastern Asia, Australasia, and the Pacific 
    • Peoples of Western Asia

CIA World FactBook

Connecticut Digital Library E-Books

EBSCO Nonfiction Book Collection for Middle Schools
EBSCO Nonfiction Book Collection for Elementary Schools

EBSCO Nonfiction Book Collection for High Schools


iCONN.org - Connecticut Digital Library Resources

All iCONN Middle School Resources

  • iCONN OneSearch to search numerous EBSCO, ProQuest, and iCONN Databases for Middle Schools
  • Kids Search for grades K- 5
  • Middle Search Plus for grades 5 - 8
  • MAS Ultra – School Edition for grades 9-12
  • iCONN Newstand
    Includes articles in the
    • Hartford Courant
    • New York Times
    • Christian Science Monitor
    • London Times
  • Hartford Courant Historical,1763-1922, Historical issues of one of Connecticut's major newspapers from 1763 to 1922
  • Biography Reference Center Biographies and pictures of people in the news or with historical importance
  • TOPICSearch Middle-school reading level and up, includes information about current events from newspapers, magazines, opinion polls, government documents, and images.
  • History Reference Center At high-school reading level and up, provides articles from magazines, journals, reference and non-fiction books; biographies, documents and speeches; maps and photographs. Also includes film and video clips of social, political and cultural historical events of the 20th Century from 1893 to 1985.
  • Science Reference Center  Middle-school reading level and up Provides articles from scientific reference books, magazines, journals, biographies and images. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, physics, technology, and wildlife.

Updated 17 July 2013  L. Averill