• Welcome Families!

    We hope you will find this list of databases and information helpful.  Navigating safe and reliable sources can be challenging.  These sources are vetted and deemed safe for academic intent.  Your student can access this content by selecting the "Online Resources" link under the "Library" menu.  If you have any questions regarding how to access or use any of the databases on this site, please feel free to contact the library staff.  We look forward to working with your student while they attend Tumwater Middle School.

    Sincerely,

    -Laurie Harris 

    Teacher-Librarian

    Tumwater Middle School


    TMS Online Databases

     p ProQuest Homework Central provides the starting point for multiple databases within the ProQuest platform.  

    p Access to thousands of scholarly journals, books, videos, newspapers, and more.

    s Part of the ProQuest database- focuses on categories of interest and current issue arguments.

     e Multi-faceted database with different focuses: Science, History, Novel search, and Points of View.

    culture Part of the ProQuest database- quick access to history and values of world cultures.

    world Traditional encyclopedia resource.  A good place to start. 

    elibrary Part of the ProQuest database- a step beyond basic information that includes additional links and content.

    history Part of the ProQuest database- useful links to historic events, units of study, historical documents, and much more. 

    proquestliterature Part of the ProQuest database- specifc author look-up and study pages for all things literature.

    trl Timberland Regional Library. Access to all of the databases listed on their site. Free for TSD students.