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Welcome to the Library Media Center

The mission of the Dale Street School Library Media Center is to encourage our students to develop a life-long love of reading and to become effective users of information.

For more information, visit Mrs. Cowell's LMC Website

Search the Dale Street School Library Catalog

Databases.  Use these reference materials compiled by experts and selected for YOU!

This is the key starting point for your research. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts provides libraries with access to information on a wide variety of topics. These subscription databases are provided to our school by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.  Dale Street School students should select one of these links to start their research. Remember - when you click on any of these links, you will leave the LMC website and a new browser window will open.

Encyclopædia Britannica Elementary School Edition

Search level-appropriate reference articles, journals, magazines, dictionary, atlas and more!

Biography In Context

Research famous people - authors, athletes, scientists, inventors, historical figures and more! Often includes a picture.

InfoTrac Junior Edition

Medium reading level.  Recommended for Dale Street School students. Provides access to magazines, newspapers and reference books on a variety of searchable subjects.

InfoTrac Student Edition

High-school reading level.  Provides access to magazines, newspapers and reference books on a variety of searchable subjects.

Kid InfoBits

An easy to use search engine. This InfoTrac database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more!

Link to ALL Databases From HOME

You can use these SAME databases from HOME.  This page is designed for Dale Street School students - just click on the database icon.  Brought to you by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and Massachusetts Library System with state funds and federal Institute of Museum and Library Services funds.


Search Engines.  Use these "student-friendly" search engines listed below:

Easy reading level:

Medium reading level:

Photos.  Find and use images from these sources:

Remember to respect the creative copyright of others and only use images with permission or those "labeled for reuse with modification"

Don't be a "pirate" - Cite it!

Use the citation format recommended by your teacher , or use the EasyBib Citation Generator.