Thanks to the Westminster High School PTSA, the WHS Library now has six kiosks optimized for your convenience.
WHS Library Kiosk’s are:
- Open to all without login
- Intended for quick access to collection
Look up books
- When logged in:
Put books on hold
Print book lists
Print MLA formatted lists
- Printing Microsoft Office documents and presentations
- Accessing your Google Account
Video 1: An Introduction on how to find and download the Destiny Question mobile App
Video 2: Learning the features of the Destiny Quest mobile app
The WHS Library would like to show off our newly revamped “Series and Sequels” WordPress site called: SaSsi.
Click on Series and Sequels on the Reader Resources menu.
(right side, 5th box down)
This site lists books in a series by author. We will be posting new series books as they arrive.
Here is the direct link: http://www.whslions.net/series_and_sequel/
YALSA’s Teen Book Finder is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access to the past three years’ of YALSA’s awards and lists on their smartphone.
Have an iPod Touch, an iPhone or an iPad? Download the app now!
App features include:
- a homepage featuring three titles from the database, refreshed each day
- the ability to search for books by author, title, award/list year, genre, by award, and by booklist
- a Find It! button, powered by the OCLC WorldCat Search API, that will show users where to find the book in a nearby library
- a Favorites button, to create an individualized booklist
- the ability to share books from the Teen Book Finder on Twitter and Facebook
An Android version of the app is planned for later in 2013.
The app is funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. The app was developed by Ora Interactive.
Have a question or comment about the app or want to report a bug? Contactyalsa@ala.org.
Scan and Download
Use this QR Code to get the app today!
Source: “YALSA’s Teen Book Finder”, American Library Association, January 26, 2012.
http://www.ala.org/yalsa/products/teenbookfinder (Accessed March 28, 2013)
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Academic Decathlon: Westminster High School decathlon team received a standing ovation as the students gathered on stage to receive the overall Division 1 award in the packed Robert B. Moore Theater at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa.