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Library Media Center
Instructor: Ms. Loy   
 
Heather Loy, MLIS
hloy @aiken.k12.sc.us
(803) 564 - 1102

Cindy Waller, Media Clerk
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"There's no use going to school unless your final destination is the library." - Ray Bradbury
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Mackinvia is one of the providers of our school's ebook collections.  See Ms. Loy for instructions on how you can access your account.
   
DISCUS is South Carolina's Virtual Library!
Here you will "find thousands of magazines, newspapers, and reference books
available 24/7 online!
 

Use NoveList to find the order of a series; other books by a favorite author; other books with similar themes to your favorite author/topics; or browse suggested lists.
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Announcements
Teen Read Week, October 13 - 16 Events
October Book Promotion


YALLFest - November 7 & 8, 2014
Dozens of the best YA authors will be in Charleston on November 7 & 8, 2014 at YALLFest to present in panel presentations and signings.

Where: Blue Bicycle Books, the American Theatre, Charleston Music Hall, Upper King Street, Charleston, SC

Cost: FREE! However, there are three paid events and tickets are on sale now for the Opening & Closing Keynotes as well as the Smackdown ($7 each). Tickets go fast!

To see a line-up of events, visit the website: http://yallfest.org/


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Book Club
  • The WSHS Book Club meets during lunch in the Media Center.
  • Students are allowed to bring their lunch.
  • Be prepared to discuss books, library events, and library programs.
  • The first meeting (Sept. 5th) is open to all; however, subsequent meetings are by membership only.
  • You must sign up to attend.
  • See Ms. Loy to sign up.

Saturday School Resources

Learning Express Library (see Ms. Loy for username & password)
http://scdiscus.org/sites/default/lel/auth/discus
A Powerpoint to help explain the Learning Express Library and resrouces for the SAT, ACT and other college exams can be found here!

Register with them to create an account. Once you do, you can take practice tests for all kinds of things: SAT, ACT, AP exams, etc. There are also other centers and tests you can take in career fields and college prep (math, English) that can help you, too!

SCOIS (see Ms. Loy for username & password)
https://sccis.intocareers.org/materials/portal/home.html

You can create your own portfolio to store your data by clicking the create my portfolio link. Take assessments to see what career options might be best fits for you. Explore colleges and career information.

Collegeboard – SAT Practice
http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/

See question of the day and take free practice test questions. The site also provides some tips for taking the exam.

Mapping Your Future
http://mappingyourfuture.org

Similar to SCOIS, this website is a "one stop site for students and parents with information on financial strategies, career options and college planning."

Free Rice
http://freerice.com/#/english-vocabulary/1541

Test your vocabulary and help feed the world at the same time. Don’t spend TOO much time here. You really need to work on practice SAT!! The more you get right, the harder the words you’ll get!

WSHS Guidance Page
http://guidance.wshs.acps.schoolfusion.us

Visit the links on the right hand side of the page. They have provided a list of links that you will find useful:



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