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SHS MEDIA CENTER

 

 

SHS MEDIA CENTER INFORMATION

PHONE :  815-357-5062

HOURS:  MONDAY - FRIDAY 7:30 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M.

7:30 AM -  NOON ON HALF-DAY ATTENDANCE 

MRS. SHERRY NEIMANN, LTA,  MEDIA DIRECTOR  SNEIMANN@SENECAHS.ORG

MRS. SUSAN BARLOW, CONSULTING LIBRARIAN  SBARLOW@SENECAHS.ORG

 

 

QUICK LINKS

   

Tree
"DESTINY" 
MEDIA CENTER
BOOK SEARCH

 

How to add Destiny Discover App to your own device

 

 

 

Gale Databases

 

Access GALE Databases

 

Library App

How to add GALE Database App to your own device

THE OWL
MLA/APA RESOURCE GUIDE

PROJECT GUTENBERG
FREE DIGITALIZED BOOKS

OCLC FIRST SEARCH

Book 1

SENECA PUBLIC LIBRARY

   

See Media Center staff to obtain passwords to log into databases when away from school or to get information on how to download APPs for use on LapTops, Tablets & Smart Phones.

Carry your information resources around in your pocket!

 

***LIBRARY DUE DATES***

 

A .10 fine for each book per school day will be charged for overdue items.  Check the green DUE DATE card inside the book's pocket for the most current due date.   All fines must be paid, or library privileges will be suspended.  Students who have outstanding obligations at the end of the school year will be placed on the HOLDS list in the Main Office.

 

READER'S ADVISORY LISTINGS

READ FOR A LIFETIME 

ABE LINCOLN AWARDS

TEEN READS- BOOK REVIEWS WRITTEN BY TEENS

YALSA - BOOK LISTS FOR YOUNG ADULTS

 

 

MEDIA CENTER EVENTS

READ FOR A LIFETIME

 

SHS Students that participated in and completed the 2018 Read for a Lifetime Program are:

Left to Right:  Isaac Marques, Carson Collet, Ethan Boin,  Natalya Hatfield, Eve Odum, Elizabeth Hess, and Kholton Kovall

(not pictured: Walter Fischer, Collin Quinn, David Munson)

 

SHS Seniors, Eve Odum and Kholton Kovall, who participated all FOUR YEARS in RFL, received a State of Illinois special award during the May SHS Awards Night ceremony. 

 

All students who sign up for and participate in the Read for a LIfetime program must meet the 4 book minimum requirement by the April due date.  A four book reporting will qualify the reader for a completion certificate from the State of Illinois, and a 6 book reporting will qualify the reader for the SHS Media Center reading incentive prize.  Read for a Lifetime is a reading incentive program sponsored by the Illinois State Library and the Seneca High School Media Center.

To learn  more about the program or to see a listing of the titles from the  current RFL Program visit:

https://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/library/center_for_the_book/rfl.html

 

NEWS "U" CAN USE

NEED TO RECHARGE YOUR LAPTOP AND GET SOME WORK DONE???  SIGN-IN TO THE MEDIA CENTER AND YOU CAN DO BOTH!   THE MEDIA CENTER IS AVAILABLE FOR USE DURING HOMEROOOM AND SST, AS WELL AS BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL.

Destiny Book Search is a our school library's online catalog of hard copy and digital books. Tree

This catalog displays the items that our school owns and are available to students and staff for checkout.  The catalog can be found by clicking on the tree icon   the is displayed on the Media Center webpage and in the Student and Staff APP on the laptops.  All users must sign up for a Destiny Quest account in order to checkout books and digital e-books.  Directions on how to do this can be found on the G: drive under the Media Center folder, or visit the staff at the Media Center for assistance.

Inserted ImageGale Databases are a subscription service that provides thousands of pre-approved articles, images, videos, and reports to assist with your research.  These resources are helpful for that second or third source required by teachers!  See the QUICK LINKS at the top of this page for the available databases.  All of the subscription databases contain MLA / APA work cited information.

Students:  if you need help with research...be sure to ask our friendly Media Center staff for some assistance.  They have been trained in Web Research and can show you how to obtain reliable resources from the Internet that will assist with your MLA/APA required resources.   MC staff can show you how to use our school's Databases or also help you in finding just the right book for your reading needs.  

 

       "Check-out"  the MEDIA CENTER DIGITAL BOOKS

Digital content is here! SHS students ARE able to download e-books, digital audio books, and other resources for free to laptops, tablets, or any mobile device.   Using the Media Center's Destiny Book Search...students can checkout digital fiction and non-fiction resources that will be available with the touch of your fingertips...literally!  See the Media Center staff for help in downloading digital content.   You must have a Destiny Quest account to complete the process.  Instructions for Creating a Destiny Quest Account are on the MEDIA CENTER G: drive under the E-Book Information folder.

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Seneca High School307 East Scott StreetSeneca, IL  61360

815-357-5000Fax: 815-357-5050

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