South Media Center
Welcome to the Middle School South Media Center. The resources below are provided as a free service from the Michigan Electronic Library (MeL). Here, students and parents can access numerous databases containing a wealth of reliable research resources, databases, homework help, educational games and more!
Michigan Electronic Library Kids Portal: Here you can find all kinds of good stuff for school! Silly poems, educational games, databases just for kids, homework help and more!
Michigan Electronic Teens Portal: Life moves fast! Between school, sports, work, and socializing there’s not much time left for researching information! Luckily, the Michigan Electronic Library has done that for you! Quickly locate homework help, good reads, and much more!
Maps: This map collection site provides U.S. maps, world maps and specialized maps (outlines, aerial, road, etc.) A great, comprehensive site for map users.
Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Language Translators
- Dictionary - Need a dictionary for any word in any language? Here is your website.
- Information Please - Find answers in our almanac, encyclopedias and dictionaries.
- Library Spot 25,000 References This website has numerous dictionary and encyclopedia links.
- Many Language Site - If you need a different language, this is the website for you.
- World Book Encyclopedia Online - This highly interactive website contains excellent resources for homework help, family learning, and much more!
Internet Search Engines
These search engines do not all work the same way, so you may need to use different ones until you find all of your answers.
Ask Jeeves Just ask your question and Jeeves will search for the best answer.
Dogpile The Dogpile meta-search engine will send your query to 25 search engines.
- Northern Light Combines the Internet and special Collection results for a higher-caliber search.
- Redzee - Gives filtered results with a snapshot of the homepage.
- Detroit Public Library
- Macomb County Library Research and Reference Center Online databases. Username: macomb, Password: library
- Macomb Public Library: A network of public libraries in the Macomb County area which have joined together.
- MISD Beal Library This website gives you entry to many helpful sites, for example if you need to do a citation for an Internet source, look under "Reference."