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

Professional Development Collection

Audio-Visual Resources:

Audiobooks and Playaways
SORA lending library
DVD's

 

Computers:

The library media center has 7 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 use your Schoology page, go to groups, click on Library Media Center. On the left hand column, select resources. Links to Infobase and Credo are there along with the username and password. 

Another easy way to get on to our databases is to use the backpack icon on your laptop. Open the backpack and find Infobase and Credo. 

Infobase contains the following:
American History
Issue and Controversies
Issues and Controversies in History
Literary Classics EBOOKS
Middle and High School Collection - Non Fiction EBOOKS
Polling the Nations
Science Online
The World Almanac for Kids
World Geography and Culture
Word Digest - Current Events

Credo:
Credo is a general topic search database. 

 

Other Online Resources:

Mybib
Mybib is the place to create citations from online research. It allows you to easily enter the information, check to make sure the resource is credible, and copy and paste into a Google doc for your work cited page. 

Mybib.com

  

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/

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/

  
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