WEMS Library

Librarian: Sarah Kopka
(508) 799-3430, x3446

Online Resources

  • WEMS Library Website
  • Ask a Librarian - How to call, email, TXT or Chat with a public librarian for homework help.
  • Biography Resource Center - Search for people--both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor--based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender.
  • Contemporary Literary Criticism Select - This database covers authors who are currently active or who died after December 31, 1959.
  • Copyright Foundation - Teachers use this informative website to learn more about copyright issues and how they can impact you and your classroom.
  • Expanded Academic ASAP - Specifically created for research across all academic disciplines, Expanded Academic ASAP includes journals and periodicals from social science, humanities and politics to medicine, general interest and science.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - A database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources.
  • General Reference Center Gold - General Reference Center Gold™ features a wide variety of general interest and business magazines and periodicals.
  • In the News - The websites of many local newspapers and magazines. (Chosen by the staff at WPL.)
  • InfoTrac Junior Edition - Designed for junior high/middle school students, this database covers magazines, newspapers and reference books. Search to find information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
  • Internet Public Library for Teens - Homework help and much more.
  • Merriam-Webster's Word Central - An online dictionary- and much more- for kids.
  • Never Too Early For College Planning - How the Colleges of Worcester Consortium can help you begin planning for your college career.
  • Series Fiction - The Mid-Continent Public Library in Kansas City, Missouri has created this fabulous database that you can use to discover new books in your favorite series!
  • Summer Reading Brochures - Brochures with summer reading suggestions for students entering 7th and 8th grades.
  • Websites for Teens - Chosen by the YA staff of the WPL, follow these links for homework help, health and safety information, career and college guidance and fun stuff.
  • WEMS Library Search - Search the WEMS library collection. (This feature will only work when you are in the school building.)
  • WEMS Library Website - For everything you need to know about the WEMS Library!
  • Worcester Public Library Search - Search for books at WPL and other libraries with this online catalog.
  • WPL's full suite of Gale Databases - Some of these databases require a Worcester Public Library card. If you are asked to supply a library card number, see Mrs. Kopka.