Media Center Staff
Ms. Cervantes - Media Aide
Mrs. DeLong - Media Aide
(815) 539-7446, extension 521
Media Center Hours - 7:45 AM until 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday
Media Center Mission Statement
To enable all students to develop their individual academic skills to their maximum potential in a learning environment promoting academia, self-esteem, and respect among staff, faculty, administration, and the student body of Mendota High School.
Spanish Language Literary Resources
Please click on the link provided below to access a list of Spanish Language literature currently available for loan to MHS students.
Destiny Discover: https://search.follettsoftware.com/metasearch/ui/69412
Axis 360: https://mhs280.axis360.baker-taylor.com/
***NOTE - These links may also be found on the MHS STUDENT BOOKMARKS tab.
Media Center Favorite Links
Teen Book Review Sites
www.fantasticfiction.com - Information on Young Adult Fiction's newest books and authors
https://www.goodreads.com/ - "Goodreads. Meet your next favorite book."
Gale Page Link: https://www.galepages.com/mendota/resources
World Book Online Updated Link
Please utilize the link provided below for further instructions regarding how to access the World Book Encyclopedia and Gale Cengage databases.
Please utilize the link provided below for further instructions regarding how to access the Mackin database. This platform contains eBooks and audiobooks that are available for MHS student use.
Free Online Research Resources
www.graveshume.org - Graves-Hume Library
http://search.prairiecat.info/ - to search for resources from Graves-Hume Library
www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/obcb - Outstanding books for the College Bound
http://www.encyclopedia.com - A free online encyclopedia that offers millions of free articles, pictures, facts, and biographies
www.infoplease.com - A free online resource that provides access to the the Columbia Encyclopedoa. an atlas, a dictionary, and a thesaurus.
www.loc.gov - The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world with millions of items including books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collection.
www.findingdulcinea.com - "Librarian of the Internet" that presents only credible, high-quality and trustworthy web sites that are reviewed by humans. It includes Web Guides, Beyond the Headlines and Netcetera.
http://www.procon.org/ - ProCon.org provides professionally-researched pro, con, and related information on more than 50 controversial issues. This site provides fair, Free, and unbiased resources.