Library Media Center

The UMS-Wright Library Media Center serves a variety of functions as a learning commons and supports the Middle and Upper School curricula in a variety of ways. The center offers a variety of learning opportunities for both research and collaborative projects. Students are given opportunities to master tools to hone their creative efforts and technological skills. As individuals or groups, students may read, collaborate, access digital resources, and receive additional academic support. As students receive excellent instruction in each academic class, the media center further extends that guidance for effectively integrating technology and supplementing 21st century instructional strategies to advance students as critical thinkers, ambitious readers, skilled researchers, and ethical users of information while encouraging creativity and innovation.

ABC-Clio History Databases 

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&site=abchist&return=y

 

Roberts Library Catalog

https://ums-wright.follettdestiny.com

The catalog allows students to access the middle/upper school library catalog including ebooks and digital sources. No password needed.

EBSCO

http://search.ebscohost.com/

EBSCO includes databases for science, biography, literary references, advance placement ebooks, and points of view. School username and password required.

Salem Press

http://online.salempress.com/home.do

Salem Press includes reference resources that cover a number of subject areas including history, science, and English. Print sources, which the school has purchased, also are included in digital form. Auto authenticated on campus; off campus, UMS-Wright username and password required. 

Alabama Virtual Library

http://www.avl.lib.al.us/

AVL includes a variety of databases such as Alabama Mosaic, Brittanica, and Encyclopedia of Alabama among others. No username and password is needed for residents of Alabama.

 Local Libraries

Mobile Public Library

http://www.mplonline.org/

Spring Hill College 

http://libguides.shc.edu/burkelibrary

 University of Mobile           

http://library.umobile.edu/mobile/default.asp

 University of South Alabama 

http://www.southalabama.edu/departments/library/

Dochub

https://dochub.com/

Dochub is an online PDF editor with annotation tools and is integrated with Google and Dropbox capacities as well as sharing and publishing tools. Students may sign in through Google.

Haiku LMS

https://ums-wright.haikulearning.com/do/account/login

Haiku is the digital learning platform for UMS-Wright students. School username and password required.

For any questions, please email Ms. Ashley Hill at ahill@ums-wright.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Ashley Hill

Director of Media Center

ahill@ums-wright.org

 

 

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