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Student Resources

Flood LMC Online Card Catalog

Search the Flood Library Media Center online card catalog from home. Looking for a particular book? Want to check for a certain topic? Use the link here to view the library's collection from your classroom, from home or anywhere.


Gale e-Books
Virtual Reference Library

Hundreds of reference books are available online through this site.
See Mrs. Scott for the password. 

Britannica School:  Britannica School  includes sections for several different grade levels. From the home page you can chose a level to start searching. See Mrs. Scott in the library for the user name and password to get in.

The Connecticut Digital Library (iConn): Among the items available are Magazines and Newspapers; People, Places and Events (Discovering Collection and Wilson Biographies Plus. To access from home, you'll need a public library card. When asked, enter that card number to link to the databases.


Integrated tools for note-taking, outlining, citation, document archiving/annotation, and collaborative research and writing.


The World Factbook: Contains up to date information on the cultural, geographical, political and economic aspects of various countries around the world. Also includes flags of the world and reference maps.


The Internet Public Library: A public service organization and a learning/teaching environment at the University of Michigan School of Information. Includes Reference section, subject collection, reading tools.


Encyclopedia Smithsonian: This is a starting point, not a destination, but you will find factual pages on specific topics and it's great for exploring all your different interests.


Stratford Public Library: More than just books. Use the library web page to look up information on all sorts of information about the town and the world.


Reference Desk: Loaded with various sources of information. News, newspapers, magazine, dictionaries, reference tools, etc.  


Awesome Library: Awesome Library organizes the Web with 26,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top five percent in education.

Webster's Online Dictionary: Search for more than just words or phrases.You can use the online Theasaurus or Spanish-English Dictionary. Try the link for word games too.


Webster's Visual Dictionary: A quick glance at the index is all it takes to connect words with images. Search the themes to quickly locate words, or find the meaning of a word by viewing the image it represents.  



The Library of Congress: The  American Memory Collection contains millions of digital items that document American history and culture. You can browse dozens of collections containing images of items throughout the history of the United States. 

World Geography & Culture Online: Learn about countries and cultures around the world as well as all the states in the United States.