Research Resources


    A Username / Password is required unless you are at school. These are posted on the GMS Library Organization on your BlackBoard account. If you have problems accessing or using these resources, email Mrs. Perdue at .



    SORA eBooks: Students can add this app in ClassLink. (Video directions are available in Blackboard in the GMS Library Organization. Select Library Content and your grade level.)

    Directions for setting up your Sora eBooks can be found in BlackBoard under GMS Library Organization. Select Research and eBooks. Open the document called Getting Started with Sora. If you have a public library card and would like to add public library eBooks to your Sora collection, Step 5 on the document will show you how!


    Encyclopedia Britannica: Click thEncyclopedia Britannica Icone icon or title to your left to enter the Encyclopedia Britannica. It is a great place to start your research. You can find articles, images, and links to other sources.



    Gale Virtual Reference Library icon

      Gale Virtual Reference Library: Click the icon or title to your left to search books on the virtual reference shelf.




    Databases: (You will need a password to access these from home. Passwords are on BlackBoard under GMS Library Organization.) 

    Gale in Context: Middle School