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Media Center
 

Welcome to Wayne Valley Media Center

Your source for information!

Library Media Specialist: Mrs. Bardi

Hours: 7:00 - 2:16 pm


 
Wayne Valley Media Center is your source for information! Many classes and students visit the facility during the school year to research, use the online databases, locate print resources, read from Nooks, listen to audiobooks,
and find books to read for pleasure.
Students may visit during a study hall or lunch.
Come visit today!

Use the links below or click Research Resources to
locate valuable assistance for your projects.


Wayne Valley Media Center has acquired an eBook platform that may be accessed from you Smartphone either Apple or Android, IPad, or PC. From the App Store or Google Play store, download the Axis 360 app. Install. Tap on Axis 360. At the bottom of the screen, swipe or tap to: Find Your Library. Enter: Wayne Valley High School. Tap on WVHS. Login with your 8 digit student ID and password that you use to login into a school computer. Teachers, login with the first initial of your first name and last name. Click here to see the Magic Wall of Books:
http://wvmc.axis360.baker-taylor.com.


Student volunteers create Prezis. Click on the link to see the newest one to find career and business resources in Wayne Valley Media Center online databases.

http://prezi.com/mdnamxu31xp9/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

The student volunteers have been eagerly assisting in creating Pinterest boards for Wayne Valley Media Center for authors and their books, technology, book lists, and Common Core information. The latest additions to our boards are sports fiction and sports biographies found in WVMC. If you have a Pinterest account, you may click on the link below, log into your account, and see these visual boards at:
http://www.pinterest.com/wvmediacenter



 


 
Announcements
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Mrs. Bardi's Virtual Library



Stop in and see the new Media Center glass cabinets that are now preparing for spring. March is celebrated by learning about famous people whose birthdays occur during this month. March is also Women's History Month and you will find many famous people who are being honored. St. Patrick's Day will be celebrated on March 17th. Traveling to different parts of the world are fascinating to learn about the history, culture, and people of the country. This month, we are continuing to visit countries in Europe and Asia. We are discovering how the Media Center is transforming into a makerspace.
Please visit soon.

Destiny has a new feature called Destiny Discover where after you log in, you can listen to audiobooks or read ebooks. To get back to the homepage, exit the page.
Try this new feature today.

Nooks are available for check-out. The Nook Glowlight Plus eReaders are now available for checkout after an acceptable use policy is signed.
Find ebooks to check out from Destiny.
Download the app to read the book on your device!





  • Destiny is the online catalog for print and electronic resources in Wayne Valley Media Center available in school, at home, and on your smartphone. On your computer, go to: http://library.wayneschools.com and click on Wayne Valley Media Center. The catalog tab will allow you to search for materials. Discover the digital resources in Destiny which include Nooks, audio CD's, online ebooks through FollettShelf and additional audiobooks through Catalist, playaways, and DVD's. On your smartphone, download the Destiny app. To access the FollettShelf, log into Destiny with your six-digit ID number and your birthdate, and click on the Catalog tab, You will see a tab for "FollettShelf" which hosts the ebooks. Click on any book to read. It will be checked out to you for two weeks and will be automatically returned to the library at the end of the check-out period. You may continue to read this book on that specific computer. You will also see a tab for Digital Resource Links. When you click on that link, it will direct you to Catalist Digital Audiobooks. You can now listen to Lord of the Flies, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Dubliners, Annabel Lee, The Book Thief, Cask of Amontillado, Daniel X Game Over, Divergent, or The Real Real. On the computer, you may listen to the book. To download the book, you must download the Catalist app for your smartphone. See Mrs. Bardi if you have any questions.
  • Destiny is mobile! On your smartphone, go to your App store and search for "Destiny Quest." You will be asked to enter a web address. Enter library.wayneschools.com and click on Wayne Valley. You should now be able to access Destiny. Notice the web 2.0 features that are enabled. Become friends with other students and recommend books to one another. Put the books you have read in "MyQuest Shelf," the books you want to read, and the books you are currently reading. Search Wayne Valley's online catalog at any time.
  • The New Nook Glowlight Plus eReaders are in! Download the Acceptable Use Policy, have it signed, and come to the Media Center to check one out. Use Destiny to see what books are on the Nooks. Go to: http://library.wayneschools.com, click on Wayne Valley, then Catalog. Search Nook and read about the books that are on each Nook.
  • Visit Mrs. Bardi's SchoolFusion Media Center page located in your course selection as "Media Center". Each grade has their own welcome note. Watch the video booktrailers created by the Wayne Valley Media Center staff. At the bottom of the page are folders for Technology handouts that include directions for creating a movie using Windows Movie Maker for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7. Directions for creating powerpoint projects, converting them to images, and uploading them to Movie Maker are also in the folder. In the Media Center handouts folder are the online database pamphlets and directions for creating a works cited page for your research paper in MLA format.
  • Volunteer at the Wayne Valley Media Center today! Several students are coming in either during their study hall or during part of their lunch period. The students are creating book displays, shelving books, shelf reading, assisting in the processing of new materials, and learning how to work in a library. You can do it, too! Stop by when you have a chance to take part in these activities and more!
  • Click on Research Resources to locate information on Destiny (the online card catalog), Online Database links, Search Tools, Web Evaluation, Plagiarism, Subject Resources, and Works Cited information. Lists for Literary Criticism, Office Reserve, Historical Fiction, New Books, and Vertical Files topics and corresponding websites are provided.




Updated 3/17

Web Pages
Locate information for your research requirements including Destiny, Print Materials, Online Databases, Subject Resources, How to do the Works Cited page, Search Tools, Web Evaluation, and Plagiarism.
Click here to find your teacher specific project including websites and online databases for each topic.
Find out the tasks necessary to creating a great webquest.
Following are links to sites that recommend great books for your reading pleasure. Lists for all types of genre are included.
Find out the book that the faculty are reading for their next meeting.
Learn about Wayne Valley Media Center's Mission Statement, goals, philosophy and the student agreement.
Files
 Literary Criticism Lists
This folder contains lists for the titles and authors of works found in Novels for Students, Drama for Students, Poetry for Students, and Short Stories for Students. Next to each entry is the volume that the criticism may be found.
 Media Center Handouts
This folder contains the former MLA 7 format. Use MLA 8 if you are directed to use the latest version.
 Technology Handouts
Instructions for Movie Maker and the types of audio and video files that may be embedded into your project are included. Added are instructions for creating an MP3 audio podcast using audacity.
 Axis 360 ebooks brochure.pdf
Download the Axis 360 app on your Apple or Android smartphone. Choose Wayne Valley High School and log in with you school computer credentials. Scan the list of books and check one out.
 MLA 8th ed works cited.pdf
MLA has released its newest version of creating citations. This is the explanation and examples of the new format.
 New Nook Books 2016 Simple Touch pamphlet.pdf
Download this file to view the ebooks on the Simple Touch Nook eReaders.
 New Nook Books Glowlight 2016 pamphlet.pdf
Download this file to view the ebooks on the Glowlight Nook eReaders.
 Nook Glowlight Plus 2016.pdf
Nook Glowlight Plus is the latest Nook. Download this file to view the ebooks on the Glowlight Nook Plus eReaders.
 NOOK_Permission_and_Accep
table_Use_Form.pdf
Please download the attached Acceptable Use Policy if you wish to borrow a Nook eReader.
 Senior Research Paper.pdf
This powerpoint will guide you when you begin your research paper. It shows you the print and electronic resources that are available for you to research articles about your topic.
 WVMC New Books 2016-2017.pdf
Click on this link to see the new books that have been ordered for 2016-2017 school year. As more books are received the list will be updated.
Videos and Podcasts
MRS. BARDI: Destiny Resource ListsPosted: Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10:38 AM Discuss
Watch this video to learn how to create Resource Lists in Destiny, the online catalog.
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MRS. BARDI: Bleach 13, 14, 15Posted: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 10:12 AM Discuss
Ichigo and his friends are so close to saving Rukia but will the Captains allow him to do so? Come see this Bleach book on how our heroes our doing.
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MRS. BARDI: Bleach book 4,5,6Posted: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 10:06 AM Discuss
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