Library Media Center - Shelby County High

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Shelby County High School

Library Media Center

Administration Team

Ashley Venable, Librarian
Hours: 7:20 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
205.682.6604

Library Procedures

Quest link - Search DESTINY QUEST - the SCHS Library Catalog online.

Have a tablet or smart phone? Get the Destiny Quest app!

  • During setup - Connect to Your Library: library.shelbyed.k12.al.us - select Shelby County High School
  • Login with your Destiny Quest username & password to:
    • View account info including checkout, holds, and unpaid fines.
    • Submit and read ratings and reviews from others.
    • Place holds on books.

Alabama Virtual Library link  ALABAMA VIRTUAL LIBRARY
The Alabama Virtual Library uses geo-location technology to authenticate Alabama residents. This technology allows most Alabama residents access to AVL from their homes without the need for a username and password.
However, there are exceptions.  If you are a student or teacher at SCHS, and you are prompted to login or enter a username and password to access the AVL, email Ms. Venable, and he will create one for you.

Homework
Homework Help
Research Paper Formatting & Citation Assistance Links
Google Apps Research Resource (requires shelbyed.org Google login)
Source Document Template
Mr. Baker's Research-Based Essay Outline Template
Mrs. Stansell's Claim-Data-Warrant Outline Template
MLA Format Template
Simplified Outline Template
Outline Template
BibMe
OWL: Purdue Online Writing Lab - MLA Formatting and Style Guide
MLA Format & MS Word
Annotated Bibliography Template
Career Research Links
Source Document Template (save at least two to your home directory - H: drive)
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Alabama Health Careers
Career Planning Information from ACT(click the Occupations tab)
Majors and Careers Central (from CollegeBoard)
BibMe (useful for creating the Works Cited slide)
The Odyssey Resources
Greekmythology.com
Theoi Greek Mythology
Google Images
BibMe
MISCELLANEOUS RESOURCES
Presidential Notebook Page (Mrs. Baulch)
Presidential Notebook Page (Mrs. Littleton)
Acting Resume Template 1
Acting Resume Template 2
Senior Resume Template
TP-CASTT Worksheet (Mrs. Stansell)
Shelby County Public Libraries
Harrison Regional Library
Search the Public Library System's Catalog
Encyclopedia of Alabama
Quick Reference - Dictionary, Thesaurus, Spanish/English, Word Puzzles
"Reading, Writing, & Arithmetic"
FictFact - a simple tool to keep track of your favorite book series. 
What's Next: Series and Sequels Database of Kent District Library
YA Books in Series and Sequels from Bettendorf Public Library
Juvenile Series and Sequels from Mid-Continent Public Library
Teen Ink
Puzzlemaker (make word searches, crossword puzzles, and other puzzles)
Graph Paper (full sheet)
Graph Paper (X-Y Axis)
Graph Paper (Polar Grid Radians)
Scholarship Information

"Helping Students Learn and Helping Teachers Teach"

The mission of the SCHS library media program
is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.

updated 6-14-18