Media Center

Helpful Links

Symbaloo is a visual bookmarking tool that allows you to easily navigate the web and compile your favorite sites all into one visual interface.

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HelpNow is a FREE online tutoring service through the Twin Cities metro public libraries.

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Library Resources

Users may be asked to provide their local county library card to access select resources or reserve books.

Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)

Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)

ELM gives Minnesota residents online access to magazine, journal, newspaper, and encyclopedia articles, eBooks, and other information resources. 

Their vast array of topics include arts and humanities, current events, health, science, social science, politics, business, and more.

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The Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA)

The Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA)

MELSA is an alliance of over 100 public libraries in the seven-county Twin Cities metro, working together to bring the best library services and programs to you.

The eight library systems in MELSA's region include Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, St. Paul, Scott, and Washington county libraries.

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Reference and Research Resources

Kids InfoBits (Elementary)

Kids InfoBits (Elementary)

Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It's a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics. It features a modern, graphical interface, great new content from trusted sources, more intuitive navigation, improved resources, and much more.

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Research in Context (Middle School)

Research in Context (Middle School)

Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Research in Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.

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InfoTrac Student Edition (High School)

InfoTrac Student Edition (High School)

InfoTrac Student Edition provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. The database offers audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

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Student Resources in Context

Student Resources in Context

Student Resources in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide-array of subjects. It merges reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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General Science Collection

General Science Collection

A collection of over 200 journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments -- including such topics as particle physics, advanced mathematics, and nanotechnology.

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

AND when you're logged into your pactcharter.org account, you can automatically track your citations! (click here for an overview)

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Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia Britannica

 

Britannica has gone way beyond traditional “reference.” In today’s networked world the scholarly and intellectual work Britannica serves learning in many new ways. As just one example, they now create high-quality instructional products for K-12 classrooms—products like Pathways: Science, which helps teachers correct common misconceptions about science among middle-school students.

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Media/Technology Integration Specialist

Marcia Aas
763-712-4200  |  m.aas@pactcharter.org 

Connect With Us

PACT Charter School
7250 East Ramsey Parkway
Ramsey, MN 55303

 

Phone: 763-712-4200
Absence line: 763-712-4200, ext. 2
Fax: 763-712-4201

 

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Office Hours

School Year
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Teachers leave @ 3:30 p.m.

 

Non-School Fridays
7:30 a.m. - Noon

 

School Breaks
Monday | Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday | Thursday: 8 a.m. - noon
Closed Holidays and Fridays

 

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