DeISD Libraries Newsletter
In support of the DeSoto ISD mission, DeSoto ISD Library program’s mission is to help each student excel and achieve maximum potential by creating a 21st-century learning environment, fostering a love of reading, and promoting the effective use of information and communications technology.
Through collaboration, the library media faculty partners with the larger DeSoto ISD community to empower students in becoming lifelong learners, responsible citizens, and industrious problem solvers.
We want you to convince other readers to select your book. So, give the title, author, a brief summary, and your own rating of the book (1-5 stars). The more convincing and creative you are, the more likely your classmates will be to follow your lead and read the book!
LATEST READING CHALLENGE BOOK REVIEW
AVOID THE SUMMER SLIDE!
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HIGHLIGHTS DEISD LIBRARIAN, DIANE GILL
June 7th Join in the conversation with new YA authors. Everyone is welcome to attend.
• Olivia Abtahi, author of Perfectly Parvin, a fun rom-com about a young Iranian American teen navigating high school, homecoming, and the ramifications of a Muslim ban on her family in Iran.
• Ryan Douglass, author of The Taking of Jake Livingston, a horror novel in the vein of Get Out.
• Isaac Fitzsimons, author of The Passing Playbook, a novel about a transgender teen who has to decide between staying stealth or standing up for himself by revealing his identity to all.
YES! YOUR LIBRARY IS OPEN!
LIBRARY TOOLS & ASSISTANCE
LIBRARY CATALOG - Destiny is a student-friendly search interface that is designed to help students, teachers, and parents search for books in the EMS media center collection, view book covers, see the availability, and call number of search results. Visit our website to access Destiny from anywhere. Searches can be performed without usernames and passwords.
Reference Support - There is a lot of misinformation out there. We help our patrons by locating and providing the most updated, reliable resources. Links to research tools, Britannica, Ebsco, Gale Infotrac, and other resources, are available on the library website.
VISIT US ONLINE
VIRTUAL LIBRARY - Please visit your campus virtual library or campus library website to learn more about your library, access, ebooks, search the library catalog, and much more. Check with the librarian username and password information. Links to all resources can be found on the library website.
VIRTUAL HELP DESK: ASK THE LIBRARIAN
DIGITAL LEARNING COMMONS
Our online library provides access to our Virtual Helpdesk, Library Newsletter, Destiny Circulation System (access to eBooks, audiobooks and interactive resources), read alouds, and campus Zoom links for booktalks.