About MMS Library

About MMS Library:

TheMcCowan Middle School Library offers hands-on instruction that promotes effective use of the library and other information resources. Library instruction gives students the skills to locate, use, and evaluate information. These skills lead to increased academic success, better papers, and higher quality research projects and the reduces the incidence of plagiarism.

McCowan Library houses a multitude of books, reference materials, magazines, & newspapers . Online searching is available on nineteen networked computers. We currently have access to high quality databases which include Encyclopedia Britannica Online, EBSCO,and
more. McCowan library opened in the fall of 2007 when the school was dedicated. We began the library with 13,000 books and currently house over 17,000 books for our students and teachers. The library also has a laser printer and we charge $.10 per printed page.