Library Search ProceduresDid you know…• …Destiny is your school’s library automation software?• …you can search your BGRS school library’s database from your own computer?• …you can create an account giving you the ability to place holds on books and download e-books? …here’s how Created by L. Melnyk 2012
Destiny Quest at a Glance• Next-generation searching tool for the K-12 digital native• Highly graphic, engaging web interface
TYPE IN A WORD TO START A SEARCHTop 10 listing highlights the New Arrivals showcasemost frequently checked-out titles the latest additions to the collection .
View titleavailability,material type and call number
Destiny lets Patrons post and share reviews, providing safe, monitored Social networkingopportunities Expand reading with automatic suggestions showing additional titles of interest
eBooks are now available in limited quantities throughout the BGRS district! You will find varying available copies in the library catalogue
Select the title you want by clicking on the highlighted title
Chose to read online, check out a copy to read online, or download a copy (if using an account login)
To access Learn Alberta resources, return to the homepage via the Library tab (or learnalberta.ca)
Learn Alberta provides quality digital learning and teaching resources to staff, students and parents If you are working at home, you can access public student resources only. However, If you are in an Alberta school you should be automatically signed in to a Jurisdictional account. Check the upper right of the screen to see the username and password or ask your library staff.
LIBRARIES MATTER“How can we ensure that students leave school having learned how to learn? Having learned how to know when they need information? Where to find it and how to know if it’s any good or not?” (Lance 2007)