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PHS MEDIA CENTER INFORMATION

Media Specialist: Mrs. Lael DuBois

Hours: 7:45am - 4:00pm

Borrowing Policies: All materials are renewable
Books & Magazines: 3 weeks
Reference Materials: overnight


Media Center is on Social Media
Facebook (phsmediacenter)
Twitter (@plainfieldmc)
Instagram (phsmediacenter).

⇒Tech students are available for 1:1 student technology help in the media center during periods 1 - 7.

STUDENT TECHNOLOGY HELPDESK

MEDIA CENTER ORIENTATION VIDEO

APPS

Access My Library - Gale Databases

Check out the Gale - Access My Library app for iPads & iPhones. You can search the Gale database from your smart device. Password = stafford. Choose the second Plainfield High School listed; the first listed does not work.

Destiny Quest - Online Library Catalog

altGo beyond the walls of our library with the Destiny Quest Mobile App! Search our library catalog -- anytime, anywhere! Available for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.


Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library

Public library's teen events - Area T

Public Library Website


MISSION

The mission of PHS Media Center is to assist students, teachers and administrators in fulfilling their educational goals. The media center is dedicated to assisting students to become independent, effective researchers and users of information, to become critical thinkers, capable users of technology and successful communicators. It is also the mission of the media center to support learning and reading for pleasure.

GOALS

1. Working with teachers on co-teaching/individualized instruction of students in the media center learning environment.
2. Maintain an inviting learning environment that promotes individual learning with 1:1 technology.

* The PHS Media Center Goals were developed by consulting with students and staff members.

COPYRIGHT INFORMATION

Plainfield Community School Corporation has an adopted policy (File:EGAA). In essence, four factors determine what is fair use with the latter of each point favoring fair use:

Purpose: whether the use is commercial or educational

Nature: highly creative (art, music, films, novels) or nonfiction based

Amount: large portion of the work or small amount

Effect: replaces sale of copyrighted work or would not impact market value

Library of Congress, US Copyright