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OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) is the interface library patrons and staff can use to search for items.


Mississippi Alliance for Gaining New Opportunities through Library Information Access

MAGNOLIA is Mississippi’s collection of online databases available at your school library.

You can also access MAGNOLIA from your home computer; see your librarian for the password.

The information you find on MAGNOLIA is reliable. It has been researched and written by people who are experts in their fields.

The Fastest Way to Use MAGNOLIA in the Library or the Computer Labs

1. Click on Magnolia icon on the screen. 2. Click on High School Students.
3. Click on Student Research Center.
4. Enter your search topic after FIND:

You can search by a specific topic or use the categories on the left side of the screen.

Using MAGNOLIA at Home

If you are using a home computer, you will need the MAGNOLIA password to log on. The password is available at your school library or the public library. JUST COME BY THE LIBRARY AND ASK!

MAGNOLIA’s Address

MAGNOLIA Databases

MAGNOLIA has 49 databases that you can use for research. The Student Research Center searches 9 of these simultaneously. You can search MANY other databases as well. These include the following:

Academic Search Premier
Alt- HealthWatch
Bibliography of Native North Americans Book Collection: nonfiction

Business Source Complete Computer Science Index Computer Source Consumer Health Complete Credo Reference Environment Complete ERIC

First Search (World Cat)
Funk & Wagnall’s Encyclopedia
Garden, Landscape, and Horticulture Index General Science Collection
HealthSource: Nursing /Academic Edition History Reference Center
Hospitality and Tourism Complete Humanities International Complete

Information Science and Technology Abstracts Insurance Periodicals Index
International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance Internet and Personal Computing Abstracts

Kids’ Resource Center
Legal CollectionLexiPals (AHFS Consumer Medication Information) Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts

Literary Reference Center MAS Ultra
MasterFile Premier Middle Search Plus

Mississippi Digital Library
Natural and Alternative Treatments Newspaper Source
Primary Search
Professional Development Collection Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection Regional Business News
Religion and Philosophy Collection

Salud in Espanol
Student Research Center (6-12) Teacher Reference Center TOPICsearch
Vocational and Career Collection WorldCat

World Book Online
World Book Online

Fascinate student researchers with thousands of articles and multimedia aligned to curriculum. Contains numerous tools to engage users in 21st-century education and blended-learning practices. World Book. Student features responsive design, daily current events, assessment tools for educators, and dedicated resource guides to provide blueprints for advanced learning and college and career readiness.

ACT Tips and Practice Questions
ACT Test Tips and Practice Questions

The purpose of the ACT test is to measure a high school student's readiness for college, and provide colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants. College admissions officers will review standardized test scores alongside your high school GPA, the classes you took in high school, letters of recommendation from teachers or mentors, extracurricular activities, admissions interviews, and personal essays. How important ACT scores are in the college application process varies from school to school.

DMV Permit Test
Mississippi DMV Practice Driving Test

Make sure you pass the first time by using the resources we’ve collected here, including cheat sheets and DPS learner's permit and driver's license practice exams for your that have questions that are often identical (or extremely similar) to the real thing. Looking to ride on two wheels through The Magnolia State? Our motorcycle prep tests have you covered, including an exam simulator that has the look and feel of the real thing. Our questions are based on the official driver's manual and therefore will give you a leg up when taking the exam.

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers over 57,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.

Plagiarism is a common (and often misunderstood) problem that is often the result of a lack of knowledge and skills. Our mission is to support the education community with a comprehensive set of resources to help students write with integrity.