Books, eBooks, and Nooks
Books are available for checkout. Currently we have 27, 250 titles in the collection with an estimated value of $1,586,369 The titles can be viewed online through the library catalog on the library’s web site. Choose your school and browse the catalog. Students may login with their district username and password to hold titles and create book lists. http://destiny.mpls.k12.mn.us/
The catalog also offers web resources for students that have been reviewed by librarians and teachers.
Ebooks can be checked out online. There are three vendors that provide ebooks; Follett, Mackin and Tumble Readables. To access the ebooks go to the student online resource page and follow the directions. http://tinyurl.com/k4lmbpt
Nooks are available for checkout from the library. There are three different sets of Nooks. Each set has a different collections of pre loaded titles. A parent signature is required to checkout Nooks. Pickup the form in the library. View the titles in the sets at this site. http://tinyurl.com/m9vyt8x
Encyclopedias, Databases, and Online Help 24/7
Encyclopedias are available for use in the library and available online.
Gale Encyclopedia can be found at http://tinyurl.com/nx439tw
Britannica Encyclopedias can be found at http://tinyurl.com/ltz633k
Databases specific to content areas can be found at (ELM) Electric Library of Minnesota http://www.elm4you.org/
When you are in ELM and are beginning a research project we recommend these databases to start with…
Student Resources in Context http://tinyurl.com/mzl6ge3
Discovering Collection http://tinyurl.com/nx439tw
Online Help 24/7 Can be found at AskMN http://www.askmn.org/
Some sites require passwords for home use, Please visit this site to obtain the passwords. Student must use their MPS username and password to access link.http://tinyurl.com/m9nu5wb
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