Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Media Specialist: Eric Manko
Media Clerk: Donna Hamby
Mission Statement: South Carroll media center’s mission is to connect people with current, accurate, well-reviewed and diverse resources that will enrich their lives, develop knowledge, inspire a lifelong pursuit of learning.
Media Center Policies
Checkouts / Overdue Notices
Books in the media center are available to checkout for a three-week period. Flash drives are available for a three-day period. Students are expected to return or renew media center resources by the due date stamped on that resource.
Overdue notices are sent to a student's email throughout the school year. Lost or damaged resources will be charged the cost of the item for replacement.
Students are expected to follow the telecommunications policy for Carroll County Public Schools at all times.
During regular school hours, including flex and lunch mods, students not accompanied by a teacher must have a pass to enter the Media Center. Students having passes are expected to sign in and out at the front desk and show their pass to a Media Center staff member. Students coming from lunch must remain in the media center during the entire period.
Students not accompanied by a teacher may be asked to return to class for inappropriate or off-task behavior.
Schoology Clever School email/Office 365
Login to these applications using your school email: (yourusername)@star.carrollk12.org
From home you will also need your password (example: xyz5678)
Destiny Home Access
|Destiny - https://ccpsdestiny.follettdestiny.com - This link allows home access to CCPS online electronic catalog of materials. Users will be able to look for media center materials, e-books, and electronic databases from home. Additionally, students can log into their Destiny account by using their school username and password to view the materials they have checked out, due dates, or fines.
Passwords for databases can be obtained in the Media Center.
Gale-News articles, Biographies
Infobase-Health/Science, Bloom's Literature, Issues & Controversies, and more.
ProQuest Student Central-general and advanced level research
SIRS-Issues researcher with pro/cons and trending topics.
Sounds, Images & Streaming Video
Carroll County Public Library
The databases available through the Carroll County Public Library are accessed using the barcode number on the student's Carroll County Public Library card. Library card applications are available at the public library branches and on their website.
|Carroll County Public Library Databases: http://library.carr.org/collections/research.asp - a variety of electronic resources for academic and personal pursuits - including Magazine Index, Ancestry Library, Auto Repair Reference Center, Biography Resource Center, Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Novelist, ProQuest newspaper archive and many more.|
|ACLU||https://www.aclu.org/||First Amendment issues, personal freedoms|
|Amnesty International||https://www.amnestyusa.org/||Human rights around the world|
|Interfaith Alliance||https://interfaithalliance.org/||Religious freedoms|
|The John Birch Society||https://www.jbs.org/||Conservative values|
|NRA||https://home.nra.org/||2nd Amendment rights|