What Is Destiny

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What Is Destiny

  1. 1. What is Destiny? And how it will help me search for information
  2. 2. Destiny is our electronic card catalog <ul><li>It will help you search for materials in the library/media center. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Destiny lets you search for materials in four different ways.
  4. 4. The first way to search is with “keyword.” The first way to search is with “KEYWORD”. For example if you’re searching the presidential election, you might use the keyword of “president.”
  5. 5. The second way to search is by “Title.” If you want to find the book, The Skeleton Key, you would enter the information through this box.
  6. 6. The third way to search is by “Author.” So if you are looking for a book by Anthony Horowitz, you would use this button.
  7. 7. The most popular way to research using Destiny is by putting in a “SUBJECT.” If you want information on Polar Bears, this would be your subject that you would enter with this button.
  8. 8. And finally there is the “SERIES” search button. If you are looking for a book in the Clique Series, you would use this button and enter the series.
  9. 10. How do you get to Destiny? The library computers have Destiny saved in the “Favorites” on the internet browser; otherwise you use the URL address http://168.229.180.215
  10. 11. Now it’s your turn to use Destiny! <ul><li>Using the Destiny website located on the computers under “Favorites”, find the answers to the following questions: </li></ul><ul><li>Name a book by the author, Todd Strasser </li></ul><ul><li>Who wrote The Uglies? </li></ul><ul><li>How many books do we have using the keyword – Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>4.. Is Anorexia Nervosa listed as a subject in the catalog; if so, how many books are there on this topic? </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Now you have the skills to search the Eisenhower School Library for any book you need by using Destiny </li></ul>

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