Online Library Catalog
A feature of Destiny that students may use is Destiny Quest. After clicking the above link, click on Scott School and then catalog. A menu on the left side of the page has a tab for Destiny Quest.
Destiny Quest features a visual search catalog of Scott School’s
library collection and also has fun features like the top 10 books
checked out in the library (The Wimpy Kid books are very popular) and the new books in the library.
Indiana State Library
Indiana has a great resource for information called Inspire.
Accessible to all people in Indiana, it has databases to search for
articles, practice tests for SATs and other exams, Indiana history
resources, and even some e-books. The articles come from books or
magazines and will be recognized by teachers as “print” materials
instead of online sources. Best of all for kids, there are
encyclopedias and even searches just for kids. If you’d like to save
your resource list as you go along there’s even a way to log-in and keep
articles in your own personal folder. Press the link below to explore:
is the easiest of the search engines for youth. You can search for your
topic and ask for a certain kind of resource (magazine, book and
encyclopedia, biography, even photos, maps, & flags). You can also
limit to your reading level if you know your lexile range.
This is a perfect site for elementary school kids. Press the link below
to explore (the Kids Search link is listed on the bottom left part of
the INSPIRE page):
Student Research Center (listed
at the bottom of the page) offers the same resources as Inspire Kids
but at a higher level. This is a perfect site for upper elementary and
middle school youth. Press the link to get started (the Student Research
Center link will be listed on the bottom of the INSPIRE page).