Welcome to the CMHS Library Media Center
The mission of the Cox Mill High School Media Center, an integral part of the total school program, is to enhance every student's learning experience by providing diverse resources, information technology and collaborative instruction that supports the curriculum, our teachers, and most importantly our students.Mrs. Joan Milliken, Library Media CoordinatorEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Resources -click on the book for helpful links
Information CenterSIGN INStudents must SIGN IN when using the media center without a teacher.Recording data of how the media center is being used will provide vital information to assess the needs of our students and the library media center facility. Students may come ANY time before or after school, during lunch, during a flex block or with a pass from a teacher.HOURS7:00 am - 2:30 * Monday - Friday*I try to open early (6:30- 6:45) almost every dayBOOK CHECK OUTItems may be checked out for 4 weeks. Books should be returned when you are finished; others may be on the hold list.
GENREFICATION: We have Changed…
The fiction section is now organized by GENRE: This means that books from the same categories are grouped together. This will help you find quickly books that you like without searching the entire fiction section. Each section is arranged alphabetically by author’s last name.
The genre categories in our library are: Graphic Novels, Classics, Horror, Sports, Historical Fiction, Adventure, Romance, Mystery, LGBT, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Realistic Fiction.PRINTINGStudents may print from any of the media computers; there is a ten cent (.$10) PER page charge for any black/white printing.COMPUTERSComputers are for use at school to complete homework, class projects and assignments. They are not to be used for gaming, personal email, social websites or downloads.FOOD/SNACKSStudents should finish all food and drinks before entering the library media center. No food or drinks are allowed.
Knowledge Building. CenterDestiny and Destiny Discover , our Media Center's online catalog. Use DESTINY DISCOVER to access our databases and links to content websites.
Online DatabasesClick "CMHS Research Site" to access our online database collection. All databases are password protected, so ask your teacher or the media/tech. staff for passwords. Destiny (online media center catalog does not require a password.
"We don't give grades or assignments, we help make them better".
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- NC WiseOwl *including Student Resources in Context
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CMHS Library Media Showcase
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