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Learning Resource Center

Learning Resource Center

 

 

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Our mission at the Grove Learning Resource Center is to share great books with students and help them become fluent, enthusiastic readers of stories and informational texts. We enthusiastically support classroom teachers in their curriculum and classroom activities through close collaboration, co-teaching and support, making the LRC an extension of the classroom. Our flexible library schedule allows students to visit the library whenever they need to exchange books, conduct research, collaborate, and create.

Mrs. Huitrón, Mrs. Kontek, Mrs. Luhan, and Mrs. Putz are here to serve you!


 

Resources

destinydestiny discover – Library catalog

Our library circulation system/ library catalog is called Destiny Discover. You can use Destiny to search for library books, place holds, and check out ebooks. To log in please use the following:

Username: COMPLETE email address

Password: ID number

 

axis 360axis 360 – EBOOKS AND AUDIOBOOKS

Our ebook/audiobook platform is called Axis 360. You can use Axis 360 to search, browse and check out ebooks and/or audiobooks that are available. To log in please use the following:

Username: COMPLETE email address

Password: ID number

 

sora

SORA – EBOOKS AND AUDIOBOOKS

This resource has over 500 ebooks and audiobooks. They are all multi-user, so they can be checked out at any time. Also, you can add the Mount Prospect Public Library and browse the public library’s collection all in one app/website. Please watch this tutorial to add a library and checkout ebooks/audiobooks through this platform.

 

galegale – research database

Gale Tutorial Handout

One of the databases available to you for research is Gale. Within Gale, we have three different resources to choose from:

  • Student Resources in Context: This database is for general research if you are seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. You will find reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context: This database is for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. It features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
  • Informe Académico: Esta es una base de datos en español. Proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas en español y portugués. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenido sobre America Latina.

 

worldbookWorld book – research database

Another database available to you for research is World Book Online. Within World Book, there are three different resources to choose from:

  • Student: This database is geared for 5th-8th grade students. It has thousands of articles and multimedia aligned to curriculum. World Book Student features responsive design and daily current events.
  • Timelines: This database offers hundreds of pre-generated timelines across eight broad topics, which cover various time periods in history or span the life of historical public figures. It also allows you to create your own timeline from scratch, adding events, descriptions, and media.
  • Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos: Esta es una base de datos en español que contiene videos, herramientas para comparar y contrastar, artículos, y un diccionario visual.

 

 

Author visit article

Our mission at the Grove Learning Resource Center is to share great books with students and help them become fluent, enthusiastic readers of stories and informational texts. We enthusiastically support classroom teachers in their curriculum and classroom activities through close collaboration, co-teaching and support, making the LRC an extension of the classroom. Our flexible library schedule allows students to visit the library whenever they need to exchange books, conduct research, collaborate, and create.

Mrs. Huitrón, Mrs. Kontek, Mrs. Luhan, and Mrs. Putz are here to serve you!


 

Resources

destinydestiny discover – Library catalog

Our library circulation system/ library catalog is called Destiny Discover. You can use Destiny to search for library books, place holds, and check out ebooks. To log in please use the following:

Username: COMPLETE email address

Password: ID number

 

axis 360axis 360 – EBOOKS AND AUDIOBOOKS

Our ebook/audiobook platform is called Axis 360. You can use Axis 360 to search, browse and check out ebooks and/or audiobooks that are available. To log in please use the following:

Username: COMPLETE email address

Password: ID number

 

sora

SORA – EBOOKS AND AUDIOBOOKS

This resource has over 500 ebooks and audiobooks. They are all multi-user, so they can be checked out at any time. Also, you can add the Mount Prospect Public Library and browse the public library’s collection all in one app/website. Please watch this tutorial to add a library and checkout ebooks/audiobooks through this platform.

 

galegale – research database

Gale Tutorial Handout

One of the databases available to you for research is Gale. Within Gale, we have three different resources to choose from:

  • Student Resources in Context: This database is for general research if you are seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. You will find reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context: This database is for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. It features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
  • Informe Académico: Esta es una base de datos en español. Proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas en español y portugués. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenido sobre America Latina.

 

worldbookWorld book – research database

Another database available to you for research is World Book Online. Within World Book, there are three different resources to choose from:

  • Student: This database is geared for 5th-8th grade students. It has thousands of articles and multimedia aligned to curriculum. World Book Student features responsive design and daily current events.
  • Timelines: This database offers hundreds of pre-generated timelines across eight broad topics, which cover various time periods in history or span the life of historical public figures. It also allows you to create your own timeline from scratch, adding events, descriptions, and media.
  • Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos: Esta es una base de datos en español que contiene videos, herramientas para comparar y contrastar, artículos, y un diccionario visual.
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