She Blinded Me With Library Science

February 12, 2016 Inservice

She Blinded Me With Library Science: Overview

Welcome! Thank you for signing up for my session! Today we are going to go over some things that you can do with the Ridley School District Libraries, and then we will discuss some things that you can do with the Delaware County Library System!


If you didn't already do so please download these apps to your iPad:

  • OverDrive
  • Zinio for Libraries


You can access this page by going to: http://bit.ly/ridley212

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Ridley School District Libraries: Destiny and/or Destiny Quest

Ridley School District Library List




Destiny vs Destiny Quest:

Ultimately, both Destiny and Destiny Quest are the same thing: The online card catalog for our Libraries.


Destiny is used primarily by Librarians and Library Paraprofessionals to check in/check out books, etc. You can also search across libraries for titles of books, and book availability.


Destiny Quest is used primarily by students and teachers to find books, create wish lists, etc.

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Most Important Features of the RMS Destiny Quest:

  1. Search for books: by title, author, etc.
  2. TitlePeek: Additional information about books
  3. The Top 10 Books (with covers!)
  4. Resource Lists: Public Lists - Genre specific
  5. New Arrivals: Books listed by most recently added
  6. Advance Search: Lexile Search
  7. Login: Create reading lists to keep track of books have read, want to read, etc.
  8. "My Info": Lists books checked out, renew books, etc.
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Power Library is a list of online research tools, otherwise known as databases,

as well as online research ebooks.


To access a full list of databases and their descriptions, please click on this link:

Additional Services:

Ridley Township Library

Hours:
Monday - Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thurday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer Hours: Closed on Sundays

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