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Library Resources


The West Virginia Library Commission provides statewide databases to all libraries with fund from the West Virginia State Legislature and the Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Institute of Library and Museum Services

EBSCOhost® offers customizable basic and advanced searching supported by Boolean logic, enhanced subject indexing and journal searching to assist users in performing thorough investigations of their research topics. With links from the full record display to related articles by subject, journal issue or author, researchers can further explore their topic.

           MasterFILE Premier

           Full text magazine database

Full Text Reference Books, CIA World Fact Book and Columbia Encyclopedia

84,074 Full Text Biographies


Primary Search - the only magazine database which is truly appropriate for elementary students (based on Lexile reading levels)

Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies.

 May be accessed anywhere – school, home, etc.

 *Username and Password are available from BMS teachers 

Newspaper Source

Business Source Elite

Health Source Consumer Edition

Health Source Nursing Academic Edition

Alt Health Watch

Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia   
 Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia (GME) is based on Academic American Encyclopedia. In addition to the encyclopedia, it includes:

Interactive Atlas

Interactive Timeline

Brain Jam – an online magazine

Links to the Library of Congress’ Today in History website

Web Links – thousands of links to related, prescreened Web sites

EBSCOhost links – links to related magazine articles

*Username and Password are available from BMS teachers