Welcome to the VMMS Library Homepage!

Library Media Specialist

Mrs. Elmendorf

(732) 785-3000 x 5023

Online Catalogs

District-Wide Online Catalog
Provides a search engine for students to discover the different books, e-books, videos, recordings, and other resources available to them in their school’s library.

Research Databases

Biography Resource Center
Award-winning biographies with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images and links to vetted websites. Search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text.

EbscoHost 
Several databases with full-text articles from newspapers, magazines, and pamphlets. Includes additional databases for biographies, science and history.

Facts on File 
A collection of databases for students and teachers. Good resource for charts and diagrams.

Grolier Online 
Full text with links to magazines & websites for: Encyclopedia Americana; Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia; Book of Knowledge, and New Book of Popular Science.

Maps 101 
Online subscription service created to supplement traditional history, social studies and geography curriculum materials. This interactive database includes teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic map modules and printable maps.

World Book Online 
Thousands of encyclopedia articles written by expert contributors, photos and illustrations, maps, diagrams, and editor-selected Web sites offer rich coverage of student’s research needs.

Online Magazine Subscriptions

NewsCurrents  
Weekly online currents events news updates magazine.

Facts on File News Service
Analyzes controversial topics and bridges the gap between science in the classroom and today’s latest discoveries.

Other Resources

Ocean County Library
TeenZone provides homework help, events, etc.; click Online Resources for additional research databases (use your county library card for access).

Refdesk
Free site with links to search engines, reference tools, quote of the day, word of the day, national/international newspapers, lots more.