MacGorman, Kristen

Hello My Name Is...

Ms. MacGorman

Welcome to Ms. MacGorman's personal page! I will use this page to update reading lists, blog about books, run book clubs, and talk about anything else relating to the school library! Be sure to check back often for updates!

Ms. Kristen MacGorman
BMS Media Center Specialist

“You can find magic wherever
you look.  Sit back and relax
all you need is a book!”
– Dr. Seuss

BMS Literary Magazine
will be starting soon!  See
Ms. Mac in the library to

Grade level BOOK CLUBS will
also start soon in the library
during lunch! See Ms. Mac
to sign-up!
BMS Library Resource Lists!
Just a reminder!

Be sure to check out the BMS Library's Book Resource Lists that are available through the library catalog! Check them out for great research topic materials and top book choices!

Click here for direct access to the resource lists!

Happy Researching and Reading!
Research Reminders
Looking for a periodical source for your research!? :)

Periodical: a publication issued at regular intervals, usually monthly or weekly

To find periodicals using the SHSD databases...
Log on to EBSCO Host

Try out the following databases, making sure to search for FULL TEXT articles only:
Middle Search Plus - Middle School Magazines
MAS Ultra - School Edition - HS Level Magazines
TOPICSearch - Newspapers
Newspaper Source Plus - Newspapers

Make sure to select FULL TEXT when you search, and remember to use proper keywords when searching!
Citation information for the articles can be found on the right hand side! Just click CITE and use the MLA citation format! :)

Take advantage of the folder option as well to gather your sources while you look!

Remember to always give credit when you are using someone else's words or ideas even if you paraphrase!

Plagiarism is defined as the unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work, as by not crediting the author.

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