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    WEST JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER

    WJHS LIBRARY'S DESTINY CATALOG, HOMEPAGE AND SYMBALOO

     

    LIBRARY MISSION STATEMENT

     The West Jefferson High School Library Media Center's vision is that all students and staff experience the power and variety of collective resources to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users and creators of ideas and information in their global learning community.

    LIBRARY STAFF

    Mrs. G. Adams

    Mrs. I. Washington

    Library Media Specialists

     

    WJHS LIBRARY GOOGLE CLASSROOM CODE

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    New Books in Mackinvia

    We have recently added many new eBooks to our collection. They can be accessed through Mackinvia.com. Go to our Destiny homepage and access Mackin through the Bitmoji scene, Symbaloo, or via the eBooks link below the Symbaloo. Go to the Orientation and Use of the Library Google classroom, or email a librarian for the username and password. Librarian email addresses: gaynell.adams@jpschools.org and idella.washington@jpschools.org. 

     

     

     

    LIBRARY MEDIA SERVICES

    • Collection: 17,000 + print and 2,500 e-books.   (new titles are added monthly)

     

    • Internet access, and online databases and other resources

     

    • Scanning equipment

     

    • Destiny Online catalog

     

    • Special current reference e-books, print and online resources (ACCESS BASED ON COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS AND PERMISSIONS)

     

    • Curriculum resources and links on the Library Home Page, and Custom Library Resource Lists

     

    • Freshman library orientation (ACCESS BASED ON COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS AND PERMISSIONS)

     

    • Information literacy skills’ lessons in collaboration with teachers (ACCESS BASED ON COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS AND PERMISSIONS)

     

    • Literacy skills include research process, database searching techniques and tips, online searching and evaluating online resources (ACCESS BASED ON COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS AND PERMISSIONS)

     

     

    VIRTUAL DATABASES AND RESOURCES

    JPPSS has 2 databases that students can access from the Library’s home page and have remote access from home. They are Gale e-Reference Library (e-books and databases) and World Book Online. When accessed from home, passwords are required. See the library's Google Classroom for all passwords. These databases include:

             Gale Virtual Reference Library (ebooks)

            Academic OneFile

            Biography in Content

            Health and Wellness Resource Center

            U.S.History in Context

            World History in Context

            Kid InfoBits

            General One File

            Literature Resource Center

            Educator’s Reference Complete

            Student Resources in Context

             Student Resource Center – Junior

            Science in Context

            Newsstand

            World Book Online

            World Book Web

            Specialty Sites 

            World Book Digital Library

     

      IN PERSON VISITS

    In-person visits will occur with Federal, State, and District CDC guidelines implemented.