Library
Mission Statement

The mission of Bessemer City Middle School is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information by providing quality resources, and to promote a lifelong love of literature by maintaining a quality collection of age appropriate reading materials.

Goals/Vision Statement

The goal/vision is:

  • To provide an attractive, welcoming environment.
       
  • To provide a well-organized and comprehensive collection that meets the needs of the faculty and student body.
       
  • To have collaboration between the media specialist and faculty to integrate information, media literacy, and technology skills into all curricular area.
       
  • To have a collection that is continually assessed, and plan steps for change and improvement.
       
  • To insure that the media program and its services are meeting the needs of both the faculty and the students.
Contact
Logan Lolley
205-432-3608
Links

Resources

Map Quest

MapQuest is a interactive mapping service that includes two parts. Use this site to do research on geography on any part of the world.
http://www.mapquest.com

Country Library

Use the Country Search capability and enter keywords to locate the country information you are looking for.
http://www.tradeport.org/ts/countries/

Alabama Virtual Library

Alabama's premiere online information source.
http://avl.lib.al.us

Cells Alive!

Kids love this site because of its video clips and animations used to illustrate each subject
http://www.cellsalive.com

Celebrating Women's History

One of the best parts of this site is the Biography section that tell the stories of more than 60 women.
http://www.gale.com/freresrc/comenhst/idex.htm

Kids Web

Kids Web offers an extensive list of geography links.
http://www.npac.syr.edu/textbook/kidsweb/

The Weather Visualizer

By clicking various links you will receive a personal tutorial on weather. Just click on a term and its helper page pops right up.
http://covis.atmos.uiuc.edu/covis/visualizer

The Scoop

The Scoop Resource Page offers high-quality literature links on the Web.
http://www.friend.ly.net/scoop

Stories from the Web
http://www.storiesfromtheweb.org

Mr. P's Science Page

Webpage from one of USA Today's top 25 teachers in America. He has resources for science sing-a-long songs.
http://www.wphillips.com

Homework

A+Math

This site is for middle school students working on their basic skills.
http://www.aplusmath.com

Kids Writing Center
http://www.kidswritingcenter.com/writerscorner

Online Public Access

Online Public Access

This is a site for all library information.
http://library.boe.org/opac/jdms/index.html#menuHome