Library Resources

Destiny Library Catalog

Destiny Library Catalog: Search for books in the catalog, place holds, and renew your library materials.

https://sau81.follettdestiny.com/common/welcome.jsp?context=saas30_2800692

Print Resources:

Reference Collection

Non-Fiction Collection

Fiction Collection

Paperback Collection

Magazines and Newspapers

Professional Development Collection

Audio-Visual Resources:

Videotapes and DVD's

Audiobooks and Playaways

Computers:

The library media center has 17 computers as well as 30 computers in the adjacent lab which allow students to search the library catalog, perform research on the subscription databases, perform research on the Internet, and to use a variety of software programs.

Databases:

If you have forgotten the username or password, please visit the media center for access to the login information.

Ebscohost: EBSCO host is a powerful online reference system accessible via the Internet which offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers. The databases range from general reference collections to specially designed, subject-specific databases for public, academic, medical, corporate and school libraries.

http://search.ebscohost.com/Login.aspx

Opposing Viewpoints: This database from Thompson Gale is an online resource covering many of today's social issues. Opposing Viewpoints inContext helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations, and more.

Student Resource Center in Context: This database from Thompson Gale can be used to find information on all core subject areas. Resources can be found in a number of formats including: reference articles, periodical and newspaper articles, primary sources, multimedia records (including charts, graphs, maps and tables), as well as video and audio content.

Other Online Resources:

ALA Great Websites for Kids is a collection of age appropriate and accurate websites that have been chosen by librarians with students in mind. The website covers all academic subject areas And also has a reference section.

http://gws.ala.org/

CIA World Factbook: profiles on over 200 countries around the world. Contains information about history, people, government, economy, geography, and more. Includes maps, flag, and photos.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

Mission US: A Revolutionary Way to Learn History is a multimedia project featuring free interactive adventure games set in different eras of U.S. History.

http://www.mission-us.org/

DocsTeach is a collection of primary source documents from the National Archives. These primary sources can be used to investigate a particular time in history. Examples of primary sources included in this sire, include: written documents, images, maps, charts, graphs, audio and video.

http://docsteach.org/documents

Solar System Exploration for Kids is a website from NASA that encourages students to learn about the solar system by providing information and activities designed with kids in mind.

http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/kids/index.cfm

The International Children's Digital Library is a website that provides children access digitized children's books. To date, children can access over 4,400 books in 54 languages from 64 countries.

http://en.childrenslibrary.org/

Chillola.com is a website where students can enhance foreign language skills with practice worksheets as well as learn about the culture and people who speak the language.

http://www.chillola.com/index.html/

KidsClick is a web search engine created by librarians to help students search the web by providing links to websites that are age appropriate and accurate.

http://www.kidsclick.org/

Awesome Library: Consists of 37,000 reviewed sources. Arranged by user type and topic.

www.awesomelibrary.org

Astronomy Picture of the Day: A site from NASA that features a different image or photograph daily with a brief explanation by an astronomer.

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/

Citation Machine: Citation tool designed by David Warlick to help students identify and cite their sources.

www.citationmachine.net

Holocaust Home Page: Links to many Holocaust resources.

www.shamash.org/holocaust

Our Library: Offers high quality science modules on biology, chemistry, earth science, physics, and more.

www.visionlearning.com/libraryindex.php

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