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Media Center

The St. Joseph Catholic School Media Center program strives to enrich the curriculum, provide a research atmosphere, and encourage reading throughout the school community.  The media center specialist assists the school community with accessing available resources.
 
Library Media Specialist: Mrs. Linda King
 
 
 

Other Links

English

 

Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare http://shakespeare.mit.edu/

Mississippi Writers Page http://www.olemiss.edu/mwp/

PAL: Perspectives in American Lit http://www.csustan.edu/English/reuben/home.htm

Academy of American Poets http://www.poets.org/index.php

Poetry 180—Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/

Poetry Foundation http://www.goodreads.com 

Representative Poetry Online—University of Toronto http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/display/

Bookseer http://www.bookseer.com/

Goodreads http://www.goodreads.com 

Yournextread http://www.yournextread.com/us/

Lemuria http://www.lemuriabooks.com/

History

American Memory (National Digital Library) http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

National Archives http://www.archives.gov/

Digital History http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/

Virtual Library History http://vlib.org/History

Internet History Sourcebooks Project (Halsall) http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/

Eyewitness to History http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/

History Channel http://www.history.com/

Lewis and Clark http://lewis-clark.org/

Pearl Harbor http://www.pearlharboroahu.com/

Smithsonian Institution http://www.si.edu/

Media Policies

Hours: The library is open Monday –Thursday, 7:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m.  The library is open at 7:30 on Fridays, but closes early (3:00 p.m.) on Fridays and early dismissal days.

Sign In: All students must sign in at the circulation desk upon entering the library; this is for state department purposes. 

Library Pass: During school hours, students must present a pass from a teacher upon entering the library indicating a specific purpose for the visit.  Students will be asked to return to classes and obtain passes from their teachers if they arrive without them. 

Assistance: The library staff is available to help students who need assistance.  Please ask if you have any questions. 

Overdue Books: Books are checked out for two weeks and may be renewed for an additional two weeks if the book has not been requested by another student.  There is a $.10 per day, excluding weekends and holidays, for each day a book is not returned.  Students cannot take semester exams until all fines are cleared with the library.

Lost Items: It is the student’s responsibility to keep up with their library materials.  In addition to the cost of the item, students will be charged a $5.00 surcharge for lost library material.  Please notify library staff immediately when materials are missing; otherwise library fines will accrue at $.10 per day. 

Computers: Students may use library computers at any time.  Classes with reservations are given first priority.  Teacher preferred computers are located in the front left corner of the library; students may be evicted from these if a teacher is in need of a computer.  Students are charged $.05 per page after the first three pages printed. 

Printing and Copying: There is a printer and a photocopier available.  Students may send prints to the printer through the librarian. Prints are $.05 a page. Students may request copies for a charge of $.10 per page for black and white and $.25 per page for color.

Supplies:  Please respect the library staff’s workspace.  Supplies such as pens, pencils, staplers, etc. are available upon request.

AV Equipment: Students cannot check out equipment, videos, or audio-books.  

Food Policy: No food, drinks, or gum are allowed in the library. 

Library Space: All library materials and chairs should be returned to their proper places before leaving the library.