Library

Your connection to a community of information, instruction, research, technology, creativity and collaboration.

Pamela Pinkerton
Library Information Technology Educator (LITE)
PamelaPinkerton@misdmail.org

Library Assistants
Mrs. Annette Buckrham
Mrs. Paula Ellis

Hours: School Days
Mon-Thurs 6:55 am-3:45 pm
Fri 6:55 am-3:10 pm
Students must have a pass to enter the library from 7:25am-2:55pm.

MISD Library Extended Hours Program


Library Catalog

Library Policies

Checking out books:

  • Students must show their ID to check out a book.
  • Students may check out up to five books at one time. 
  • Items are loaned for three weeks.

Computer/Printing policies:

  • Computers are for school related use only.
  • Printing in color is .25 cents per page.

Copy Machine:

  • A copy machine is available for student use.
  • Copies are .10 cents per page.
  • Please ask a library staff member for assistance with the copy machine

School Supply Store:

  • The library has basic school supplies for sale.
  • We sell pencils, binders, spirals, posterboards, and much more.
  • Ask a library staff member for assistance.
 

Database Resources

  • As a student of Legacy High School, you have FREE access to the following resources anytime/anywhere you have internet access.

  • These online resources will link you to a wealth of information including reference books, magazines, newspapers and images.

  • Ask the library staff for usernames and passwords

 

Gale Resources

 

Gale Subject Specific Searches

 

Britannica Resources

 

Additonal Resources

 

 

Disclaimers

MISD is not responsible for the contents of any linked site, any link contained in a linked site or any changes or updates to such sites.  The school district provides links as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by Mansfield ISD.

Student Resources

Websites to help with research

Research Tools:

Google Scholar    Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.


 Citation Tools:

Easy Bib    Interactive tool to help create Works Cited entries and Bibliographies          

Purdue Owl MLA Formatting and Style Guide    Offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.


 Other Tools:

Cornell Notes    Step-by-Step instructions for setting up and taking notes using the Cornell Method.

Websites to help with document sharing and presentations:

Subject Specific Links

Biography

Geography

New York Times

Lord of the Flies Research Sources

Lord of the Flies Research Project Handout

Forms of Government Handout

Influential Political Leaders

Lord of the Flies Character Descriptions

Sample Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bibliography Checklist

*Use the Biography, Literary Sources and US History In Context on the Database Resources page for your research*

Mrs. Kercher's Links

Bacteria Webquest

Of Mice and Men -

Mental Illness Links

Social Media Templates

Facebook Template

Twitter Template

 

Disclaimers

MISD is not responsible for the contents of any linked site, any link contained in a linked site or any changes or updates to such sites.  The school district provides links as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by Mansfield ISD.

 

 

Teacher Resources

Educator's Reference Complete is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. The database is updated daily and provides 24-hour access from school or home.

 

 

 

ASCD is one of the largest professional development organizations for educators. It provides world-class education information services and cutting-edge professional development, and supports activities designed to foster educational equity for all students.

eBooks from the ASCD span a wide range of popular titles and new favorites that address the ongoing professional development needs of today's educators. 

 

 TeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books.

Includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading activities.

Video Streaming Tools

Request login information from Mrs. Pinkerton

Discovery Education 

PBS Learning Media

Disclaimers

MISD is not responsible for the contents of any linked site, any link contained in a linked site or any changes or updates to such sites.  The school district provides links as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by Mansfield ISD.