Library Media Center

Holly Howes

Library Media Specialist
Digital Learning Specialist

Ext. 1222 hhowes@mvrsd.org

 

The Indian River School Library Media Center is a very busy place. The Library provides print and digital resources to support students and staff with the curriculum and special projects. Students have the latest fiction and nonfiction books available, as well as classic choices in print, eBooks, and audiobooks.
The media center offers training with Google Apps for Education and Research. All students and staff receive ongoing training and support in the many digital and print resources in use throughout the school. Technology support is also available for Plus Portals, passwords, and Chromebooks.


Media Center Hours:  7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Media Center Resources

Online Library Catalog
 
Select Indian River School to search the catalog.
Sign into Destiny Discover with your school Google account to place a Hold
on a print book to have it delivered.
You can also search eBooks and Audiobooks and take them out directly on
your Chromebook by clicking "Checkout".

General Reference


Gale in Context - Middle School

Worldbook Encyclopedia Online Encyclopedia Collection

Gale ~ Science in Context: Science In Context features authoritative information covering all major science topics.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: Comprehensive 'eReference' resource. Online reference books on the subjects of art, biography, education, environment, history, medicine, multicultural studies, nation and world, religion, science, and social science. Enjoy unlimited access to top reference eBooks.

 

Current Events & Issues

Gale ~ Opposing Viewpoints: Gale's Opposing Viewpoints In Context covers today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. Cross-curricular research database supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions. 

Infobase ~ Issues & Controversies: Provides exclusive, extensive coverage of hundreds of today's hot topics, with unbiased analysis and rich related resources.

SIRS Knowledge Source: Analysis and opinions cover the pros, cons, and everything in between on the most researched and debated social issues.