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Northgate Online Catalog (Destiny) - Click Northgate High School

Gale Databases & E-books - http://www.galesites.com/menu/newn75608# - Ask media center for password.

GALILEO (Georgia Learning Library Online) - http://www.galileo.usg.edu/ - Ask media center for password

 

Want to recommend a book or a series for the media center? Fill out a Recommendation Form

 

Mission of the media center:

The Northgate High School Media Center supports the school’s academic curriculum by fostering each student’s independent inquiry, critical thinking skills, and research skills. The purpose of the program is to teach successful search strategies, facilitate successful use of technology, and encourage lifelong reading and learning. 

The Northage Media Center supports this goal by:

providing students and staff with resources, both print and electronic, to support the school's curriculum

collaborating with teachers and administrators

teaching information literacy skills to students and staff

encouraging reading

making the media center an inviting space

providing a school Website that disseminates information to parents, students, staff, and the community

Hours

Monday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday -8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday -8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Friday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Media Specialists 

Sandy Bowie

Lisa Smith 

General Pass

A general pass must include the student's name, the time, the purpose of their visit, and the teacher's signature.

A pass IS required during lunch to ensure the student is not missing class.

A pass IS NOT required before or after school.

Checkout and Returns

Students may check out books from the collection for two-week intervals and may renew them unless they have been requested by another student.  

Items being returned to the media center should be placed in the Book Drop slot at the Circulation Desk, otherwise they might not be checked in properly.  

Students may check out up to 5 books as long as they do not have a overdue book or fine. 

Fees and Fines

A copy machine is available for copying school-related materials. Copies are 10¢ each.  

Printing is available for 10¢ per page.  There is not a color printer.  

Overdue fines for students are 10¢ a day per book for each school day. 

Student overdue notices will be issued regularly. Fines should be paid as soon as possible.

Students are also responsible for replacement costs of lost or damaged books.  The replacement cost is the purchase price shown after the title on notices.  

MLA Guides

MLA Formatting Guidelines - adapted from Ms. Montooth's Citation Guide

MLA Works Cited Page - adapted from Ms. Montooth's Citation Guide

MLA Citing Guidelines - from Andy Spinks

Parenthetical Citations - adapted from Ms. Montooth's Citation Guide

Websites    

Purdue University Best website for explaining MLA

Coweta County Public Library

http://cowt.ent.sirsi.net/client/default

GALILEO stands for GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online, an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. GALILEO is an online library portal to authoritative, subscription-only information that isn’t available through free search engines or Web directories. Participating institutions may access over 200 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 10,000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications. Check with the media specialists for the current password.