Distance Learning Websites and Resources

Dear SOMS Community:

In light of this unprecedented time of COVID -19, we understand how stressful it has been to adjust our lives to this new reality. Please scroll down to use the resources on this page to access links to our local library, school research databases, eBook collections, and online educational support for our students and parents. 

Click on the image below to enjoy this special YouTube message to all students in the SOMSD from our wonderful school librarians !


SOPL has a wealthy amount of online resources and services to offer our students and their families during this time of Social Distancing and Distance Learning. You will need your library card number to access all online resources.
Click on the photo below that will lead you directly to their online resources website. 

SOMS MackinVia Non-Fiction eBook Collection

In an effort to provide distance learning materials to you during the COVID-19 health crisis, our publisher Mackin has provided access to an extensive collection of Middle School level multi-user eBooks at no charge until September 30, 2020.  All titles are new with current copyright dates from 2010 to 2020. 

MackinVia Username: soms

Password: read

Click on the MackinVia eBooks tab below to login! 

Good news! Students and teachers can now access the MackinVia using their Google login information.

SOMS Infobase Research Databases 

Username: SouthOrangeMS-user 
Password:  digital

Click on image below to access Infobase

ProQuest: SIRS Issues Researcher

Click on the image below to access our Official SOMS Research Database

Username - SOMS

Password - 07079

                                       username: soms                                       password: trial

Click on TUMBLE BOOK LIBRARY image above to access great     graphic novels, fiction & nonfiction eBooks, games and cool videos for elementary and middle school students!                 

 *Login is located on the top right corner of the website.

                        username:  somslibrary                            password: login

Click on TEEN BOOK CLOUD image above to access graphic novels, fiction & nonfiction eBooks, games and cool videos for teens and adults!

*Login is located on the top right hand corner of the website.

Columbia High School Library Resources

Click on the image below to access CHS Library Resources

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