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LIBRARY STAFF

Mrs. Hope DeVenney
Librarian
Mrs. Nancy Upton
Library Assistant

 
 

LIBRARY SCHEDULE

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

7:15 a.m.- 3:15 p.m.

7:15 a.m. -

3:15 p.m.

7:15 a.m.-

2:15 p.m.

7:15 a.m.-

3:15 p.m.

7:15 a.m.-

3:10 p.m.

 
 
WHAT THE LIBRARIAN IS READING
 
The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding, Jennifer Robson
A fictionalized account of the making of the wedding dress of Queen Elizabeth II
 
LIBRARY RESOURCES

Approximately 8000 titles, including over 2900 fiction titles
Local newspaper The Commercial Dispatch (http://www.cdispatch.com/)
Selected magazines including Sports Illustrated, Bow Hunting, Ebony, Lucky
Access to MAGNOLIA (Mississippi Alliance for Gaining New Opportunities Through Library Information Access)- Mississippi’s online collection of online databases http://magnolia.msstate.edu/k12/all.asp


DESTINY 

All Lowndes County School Libraries use DESTINY. DESTINY allows the user to search for a book by title, author, subject, or keyword. DESTINY  also allows the user to check if a particular book is on the shelf or, if checked out, when it is due. Every NHHS student has his/her own DESTINY account.
  1. Under Quick Links, click on Destiny.
  2. Click on New Hope High School. The Destiny Quest page will open.
  3. Click on Log In tab.
  4. Enter your user name which is your MSIS number without the zeroes.
  5. Enter lowndes as your password.
  6. Destiny Quest opens.
  7. On this page you will see New Hope High School and your name in the bar across the top of the page.
  8. In the center of this page is the “Find” bar. Type in the topic you are researching. The following tabs will appear:
  • Library Titles- The books in the NHHS Library on this topic will be listed.
  • Web Sites- Web sites related to your topic will be listed. All of these have been verified for accuracy and reliability. Why use Google? Destiny has already done the searching for you!
 
Discover Destiny Now!
MAGNOLIA

Don't waste your time using search engines to do research!
Those free search engines don’t monitor their info for accuracy or reliability. 
THERE IS A BETTER WAY TO RESEARCH!
It’s called MAGNOLIA!
Mississippi Alliance for Gaining New Opportunities through Library Information Access
MAGNOLIA is Mississippi’s collection of online databases available at your school library.
You can also access MAGNOLIA from your home computer; see your librarian for the password.


MAGNOLIA WEB ADDRESS

http://library.msstate.edu/magnolia
 

USEFUL WEBSITES and VIDEOS
 
 
OWL PURDUE
 
WORLD BOOK ONLINE
 
ACT
 
MERRIAM-WEBSTER DICTIONARY
 
STATE OF  MISSISSIPPI
www.mississippi.gov
 
BASIC MLA RESEARCH PAPER BASICS 
 
USING KEYWORDS OR SEARCH TERMS
 
WHAT ARE DATABASES?
 
USING DATABASES
 
USING SEARCH STRINGS PART 1: USING BOOLEAN OPERATORS
 
USING SEARCH STRINGS PART 2: NESTING, PHRASE SEARCHING, TRUNCATION, & WILDCARDS
 
FREE DRIVING TESTS
 
 
FOLLOW NHHS LIBRARY ON TWITTER @nhhlibrary
Introduction to the
NHHS Library
Research Vocabulary Quizlet
https://quizlet.com/_5ywid3
American Library Association Bill of Rights
http://www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/librarybill
Dewey Decimal System
Library FAQs
Library/Media Center Policies