Yellow jacket with a book Greer High School Library Media Center Yellow jacket with a book

Librarian: Mrs. Kiser - Library Clerk: Mrs. Grayson

Hours 8:15 am - 4 pm 

Calendar Link for Teachers

READING/E-READING SOURCES - 2 catalogs to search for materials:  

 

 Destiny Discover Destiny Discover - Access print books and ebooks in our school media center's catalog. In the upper right-hand corner, click log in and click sign on with google, then click your greenvilleschools.us email link. Login to place holds, check account information, and read/check out ebooks.
Click here for a  Destiny Discover Tutorial 

 

Overdrive

 Sora (by Overdrive) only digital - Access ebooks, audiobooks, graphic novels, AND NEWLY ADDED MAGAZINES for free using your Chromebook, phone, etc. Click here for a  Sora Tutorial - Login with Active Directory, and enter your GCSD username and password.

 

 

MEDIA CENTER USE FOR INDIVIDUAL STUDENTS 

*Students should have a signed pass to come to the media center. Students use their student ID to sign into our chrome book upon entering and leaving the media center. The media staff can check the computer-generated time the student was actually signed into the media center. Student passes are NOT needed before or after school or during lunch.

CIRCULATION and FINE POLICIES

Students can check their Destiny account for the due dates of their books. Overdue and reminder emails are sent to students via their school email accounts. Students may check out up to 4 books for 4 weeks. Students may check out only one book at a time if they have overdue books, lost books, or library fines. Students may check out a set book regardless of any library obligations. Students need to pay the replacement cost for lost or damaged books.

 

DISCUS - Digital Information for South Carolina Users

DISCUSDISCUS Discus provides free access to an electronic library that’s available 24/7. Discus is a collection of subscription databases with an array of resources ranging from ebooks and e-magazines to maps and videos. Email Mrs. Kiser if any databases require a password. http://www.scdiscus.org  

 

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library is a database (in Discus) with a vast collection of test-prep tools, skill-building materials, and career skill resources for students of all ages. It also includes a Center with Resources for Spanish speakers. The College Preparation Center has tutorials, practice tests, & eBooks for various college prep tests. 

 

CITATION GENERATOR and RESEARCH PLATFORM WEBSITE

noodle

Noodle Tools Sign in with Google SSO - 1st-time email Mrs. Kiser for the school code - A research platform to help with writing papers and generating citations - MLA, APA, and Chicago available. 

 

 

CAREER ONLINE RESOURCES

SCOIS South Carolina Career Information System Email Mrs. Kiser for the password.                                              

MUSIC CLIPS FOR PROJECTS

Soundzabound

Download copyright-free music clips, and sound effects.
See Mrs. Kiser for username and password.  


PRINTING ALLOCATIONS FOR STUDENTS

B & W printer: Greer High Media Center or Media01 -Free 20 black & white copies per month; unused copies roll over each month to a maximum of 35 copies.  Students may purchase 10 additional copies for 25 cents.

Color Printer: Media02 -Color copies can be purchased separately. Payment must be made before the job is released by media staff.
1-2 color copies = $0.25,  3-4 color copies = $0.50, 5-6 color copies = $0.75, Etc. 

 

Book Jacket Bee

SC YABA Books 

 Click the SC Young Adult Book Award (YABA) brochure and visit the YABA books display in the media center. All of the books should be available as an ebook or audiobook via the SORA app as well. Read at least 3 books on the list to vote for your favorite YABA book in late February. The SC YABA winner for 2020-2021 is Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Greer High School Library Media Center is to ensure that our students and staff are effective and ethical users and producers of resources, ideas, and information and are life-long readers who love to read for pleasure and information so that our students are college and career ready. 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION 

Kiser Tolliver