Welcome to the Library Media Center
Librarian: Ellen Wilson
Quote for the Day:
“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.”
– Mark Twain
Library Online Resources
- Citation Machine – MLA APA MLA APA TURABIAN CHICAGO Click the citation format you need and then the type of resource you wish to cite.
- Discovery Education – Setting up your account: Teacher/staff and student names are already loaded into the database. Teachers/staff access using their phone number and the password “discovery”. Student’s use their ID number and password “discovery”.
- Full suite of Gale databases – Designed as an online learning environment, the resources will deliver accurate, authoritative content that builds collaboration from the library to the classroom. Covering science, biography, history, social issues and more, this new way of delivering content — in context, through comprehensive Web-like portal pages — supports the development of critical thinking and information literacy skills while providing the intuitive experience today’s users have come to expect from online research.
- Academic OneFile
- Biography Resource Center
- Contemporary Literary Criticism Select
- Educator’s Reference Complete
- Expanded Academic ASAP
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
- General BusinessFile ASAP
- General Reference Center Gold
- Grolier Encyclopedia
- Health Reference Center Academic
- http://galesites.com/menu/mlin_c_wvths – Full-text magazines, news, encyclopedias, and ereference books
- InfoTrac K-12 Junior Edition
- InfoTrac K-12 Student Edition
- Info Trac OneFile
- Issues & Controversies – A Comprehensive source of current, in-depth and objective information on the debated issues of the day. Provides opposing points of view.
- Kids InfoBits
- Massachusetts History Online
- Massachusetts Newstand – Full-text access to 12 Massachusetts newspapers
- New York Times
- Rand McNally Online – Here you will find maps, games and activities, teaching resources, and geographic reference information.
- Remote Access – All databases are available from home or office
A school-wide effort to have all WTHS students show measurable growth in their ability to write expertly across the curriculum for a variety of audiences through the implementation of a school-wide writing process as measured by MCAS (open response and long composition), PSAT and school wide writing portfolio rubrics and assessments(mid-terms, finals, common assessment, technical journaling and evident practice of close reading strategies). View School Accountability Plan for more details about our school.