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Library

 

JHS Media Center

Hours:  Monday – Friday - 7:20 A.M. -3:30 P.M.

 

The Library Media Program at
Jackson High School is committed to helping
students achieve success in academics, be
effective users of information and
become lifelong learners.

 

     

Goals and Objectives:

 

·        To provide a pleasant, creative and safe learning environment 

·        To facilitate the use of information in a variety of formats 

·        To take an active role in supporting curriculum and providing materials which meet a variety of learning styles 

·        To empower students to be independent and efficient life-long learners 

·        To instill an appreciation of reading by assisting students with literary selection 

·        To create media literate consumers by providing students with research strategies to develop critical thinking.

 

What Our Library has to offer:

 

Computer access: Eighteen (18) computers are available for reference/research, card catalog searches and Accelerated Reader testing.

Printers:  One printer is available and documents may be printed for 10 cents per page.

Materials: A variety of reference materials is available for in-house use.

  • The print collection is comprised of approximately 9,000+ books. A current selection of fiction and non-fiction titles provides a well-rounded collection
  • A selection of magazines is available for in-house use; older issues may be used for clipping articles.
  • The Mobile Press-Register is available as published in the media center.
  • The two weekly newspapers: The Clarke County Democrat and the South Alabamian are also provided on Thursday. Current copies of newspapers are used for in-house use; older ones are used for clipping articles.

Copier:  Copies may be made of homework and class notes for 10 cents per page. 

Accelerated Reader (AR):  AR tests are provided for students to test reading comprehension.

            

Alabama Virtual Library

http://www.avl.lib.al.us

The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information resources. It is primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. Through the AVL, an equitable core of information sources is available to every student and citizen in Alabama, raising the level of excellence in schools and communities across the state. Through the Internet, the AVL will access a three million-dollar database free of charge.

This service is now available to  you and your family at home, if you have a computer with Internet access.