Library Media Center
OCS library database
To look for books in our OCS library, go to the OCS Library Database button below.
Here you will see all of the books we have in the library. You can place a hold on a book to secure it or come on in to the library to check out a book or two!
For additional resources, educational games, quick links to websites, and coding practice, go to your Clever homepage.
OCS Databases for Research
Fact CiteFact Cite is a great research database offering topics in States, Science, American History, Social Studies, World Mythology, and Biographies.
World Book Encyclopedia is an excellent research database that offers a variety of options. You can go to World Book Kids to research, find activities, play games, and watch educational activities. World Book Student offers more detailed information. You can also read a variety of eBooks and look at Timelines on all kinds of topics.
Scholastic GO! contains more than 115,000 articles covering every core-curriculum subject. The articles and their illustrations are derived from the content of seven Scholastic encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.
Gale in Context-Elementary is a database that offers a wide-range of topics as well as news, pictures, and videos. This a good resource when searching for information.
Proquest Culture Grams
"CultureGrams® is the leading primary source reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. It goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people."
Ebsco is a database that has a lot of information if you are researching a topic. You can search by topic or keyword. You can also select the type of resource you are looking for as well as changing the lexile level.