Library

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Welcome to the Library!

References:
INFOhio Citation Brochure
Sample Works Cited Page
 
Databases:

Bucyrus Public Library

Access to the BSS Library Media Centers on-line catalogs is through the Bucyrus Public Library. The catalog is available 24 hours a day either at school or from home. Holds can be placed on books from the public library, Colonel Crawford Schools or Wynford Schools. Students can check their account for books checked out, due dates, fines, etc. through this catalog. Please see Mrs. Stuckman or Mrs. Fishpaw for more information.

Infohio

Infohio is a collection of databases provided by the State of Ohio to all schools, students and their families in Ohio. These databases are available from any computer in the schools and from home with a user name and password. This information is available through the school library media centers. Please see Mrs. Stuckman or Mrs. Fishpaw for more information.

Infohio provides access to Ebscohost, a database of up-to-date magazine articles, the Science Resource Center, Biography Reference Bank, World Book Encyclopedia On-Line, and Learning Express Library-more than 100 programs to learn, practice and prepare for tests on a variety of subjects in elementary, middle and high school and beyond. Also includes a Job Search and Workplace Skills Learning Center.

Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints provides students with information on a variety of social issues from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care, and Immigration and much more. Information for most term paper topics will be found here. Accessible from school or home but password protected. See the librarians for this information.

CG Researcher

Great research on today's issues. Most term paper topics are covered here.

Ohio Career Information System

The Ohio Career Information System (OCIS) is an Internet-based delivery system for accurate, comprehensive, current, and relevant occupational, post-secondary school and financial aid information. OCIS contains the latest national, Ohio and local labor market data and projections.

OCIS also includes information on:

  • Job interview preparation
  • Resume and cover letter creation
  • How to keep a job
  • Self-employment
  • Military occupations

Username and password protected. Accessible from home and school. See the librarians for this information.

World Book On-Line

In addition to another way to access the on-line version of World Book Encyclopedia (also through Infohio), middle school students have 3 additional products available to them both at school and at home. Username and password for home access are available from the media center. 
- Living Green
- Early Peoples
- Inventions and Discoveries

Bucyrus Public Library