Media Center

Staff

Mission

The mission of the Marvin Ridge HS Media Center is to provide an atmosphere and facility that encourages students to become effective users of ideas and information and to afford students opportunities to be critical thinkers, life-long learners and discriminating decision makers.

Hours

  • Monday through Thursday 7:30 AM - 3:15 PM
  • Friday 7:30 - 3:00
  • PRINTING is before school, after school, and during your lunch (7:30-7:55am; your third block lunch; 2:55-3:15pm)

Library Policies

  • Students are required to have a pass to utilize the Media Center during the school day.
  • Books are checked out for a three week period and can be renewed.
  • Students are expected to pay for lost or damaged books.
  • Overdue notices will be sent out once a month.

Printing/Copying Services:

  • PRINTING is before school, after school, and during your lunch (7:30-7:55am; your third block lunch; 2:55-3:15pm)
  • Black and White copies are .10 per page
  • Color copies are .25 per page

Services Provided:

  • Curriculum Support
  • Team Teaching
  • Literacy Instruction
  • Professional Reference and Research
  • Path Finders designed for your curriculum area
  • Faculty In-Services
  • Professional Library
  • Quiet place to relax and work

Search for Books and eBooks

Google Tips & Tricks

Internet Country Codes - Use these codes to conduct a search when you want your results to be from another country (example site:IR will retrieve results from Iran)
 
Search Engine Shortcuts - Use these modifiers to broaden or narrow your search results 
 
 

 

 

Citation and Plagiarism Resources

Teen Reading

Great Places to Read for Free

Chromebooks and Google for Teachers and Students

Links to Parent Resources

Other Technology Links for Staff

The ACT

Global Resources

Web 2.0 Tools

  • Animoto - Use digital photos to create a video.
  • Fodey - Generate an original newspaper clipping and more.
  • Glogster - Create a digital, interactive poster.
  • Kizoa - Make a video from pictures.
  • Padlet - Online notice board creator
  • PhotoPeach - Make a video from pictures.
  • Prezi - Prepare a multimedia presentation.
  • Quizlet - Make or use flash cards from a variety of subject areas.
  • Tikatok - Create a digital storybook.
  • ToonDoo - Create a digital cartoon..
  • WeVideo - Online video editor & maker
  • Writing Reviser - If you need help editing your writing, try this tool from SAS for easy help!
  • Wordle - Create a visual showing word usage in a text.
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