Greer High School Media Center 

Media Specialists: Mrs. Kicker and Mrs. Kiser -- Media Clerk: Ms. Tolliver

Hours 8 am - 4 pm  --  Instagram account @librarygreerhs  -- Calendar Link for Teachers

Summer Reading with Sora Sweet Reads - Unlimited ebook and audio book availability on some titles

Summer Reading   

 

CIRCULATION POLICIES

Four books can be checked out at one time. Print books are checked out for four weeks. No overdue fines will be charged during 2020- 2021. Overdue and reminder notices will be emailed to students. Also check your Destiny account for due dates. To limit touching books, student browsing should be done online using Destiny and Sora. Students may visit the media center during the day to check out books or to visit with a class.

Email Mrs. Kiser lkiser@greenvilleschools.us to request a book for the media center, and it will be ordered for you to read first! 

 

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

PLACE up to 4 HOLDS FOR PRINT BOOKS by clicking the HOLD button in Destiny Discover. These books can be picked up by students in the media center on their next attendance day.. For virtual students, holds will be available for pick-up from front office within 24 hours. 

 

 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, graphic novels and audio books for free using your chromebook, phone, etc. Click here for a                                   Sora Tutorial - Login with Active Directory, and enter your GCSD username and password.

 

 

E- Magazine: Vocable in French and Spanish

Vocable Vocable in French and Spanish -- Email Mrs. Kiser or your foreign language teacher for the user id and password. 

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  

 

Tutor.com 

Tutor.com in DISCUS  Real-Time Tutoring: 8am-10pm, Sunday – Saturday; Spanish speaking tutors in Math, Science Social Studies. English tutors in all subjects. Do not make an account, it is not required for the tutoring service. 

 

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. 

 

 Purdue OWL offers over 200 free writing resources including

 MLA Works Cited Page - Basic Format

 

CAREER ONLINE RESOURCES

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

MUSIC CLIPS FOR PROJECTS

Download copyright free music clips, and sound effects.
See Mrs. Kiser for user name and password.  


PRINTING ALLOCATIONS FOR STUDENTS

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 copies can be purchased separately. Share your document with any media staff. 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 audio book 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 2019-2020 is One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus. Awesome book!

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Greer High School 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 

KickerKiserTolliver