Welcome to the PGHS Library Media Center. Library Staff consists of Mrs. Cosgrove, Library Media Specialist Mrs. Bailey, Library Media Specialist Mrs. Brown, Library Secretary Mrs. Poe, ITRT Mrs. Prescott, Copier Aide. Library Media Center Hours. Monday – Friday
Library Media Center
Mrs. Cosgrove, Library Media Specialist
Mrs. Bailey, Library Media Specialist
Mrs. Brown, Library Secretary
Mrs. Poe, ITRT
Mrs. Prescott, Copier Aide
Monday – Friday
7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
*available for extended hours upon request
Students must show their ID badges and sign in and out at the circulation desk.
Students must present a pass in their planner to an adult staff member.
Students must respect library materials and equipment, as well as the quiet atmosphere of the LMC.
Students must follow the county’s Acceptable Use Policy.
Absolutely no food or drink is allowed in the LMC. Water is permitted, just not near the computers or books.
60+ magazine/periodical subscriptions
3 newspaper subscriptions
Online Database subscriptions
30 computers, 3 scanners, 1 printer
NEW: Destiny Online Catalog
To locate books in the library, use Destiny.
Double click on the BLUE icon on the desktop, then click Prince George High school.
Simply type in keywords to search by keyword, title, author, subject or series.
LMC Web Page.
If you are inside the school building, just click on the Internet Explorericon, and go to the PG County Schools Homepage, found at http://pgs.k12.va.us. Simply click on Our Schoolsand then click on Prince George High. Next, click on Librarylocated on the menu bar. The Online Databases are linked with Student Resources.
Just click on the database title for access.
*Remote access (outside the building)
to the Online Databases requires the following username/login and password. The username
or login is pghslmcfor all the databases.
When a password is required, use – royals.
World History : The Modern Era
World Geography : Understanding a
daily updates to account for awards and events
their subjects via video, audio clips and images of yesterday
and today’s most studied figures.
highest-interest features using a web-like experience that
promotes information discovery and 21st century skills like
like information literacy and critical thinking.
Literature, Biography, Science, Social Studies and History
Students are able to access a variety of resources that will help them conduct research, complete assignments, create presentations and more, with content and curriculum-focused tools that include:
■ Thousands of primary documents
■ Hundreds of plays and poems
■ Multimedia content, that includes video and audio clips, and thousands of flags,
maps, seals and photographs
■ Thousands of topic overviews, biographies, plot summaries and pieces
of literary criticism
■ Content level recommendations (Basic, Intermediate and Advanced)
to help readers choose appropriate content for their abilities
■ Research Tools and Research Guide that tie information literacy skills
to use of the resource
■ More than 1,700 study guide questions to promote understanding
EbscoHost is “designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text articles from magazines, journals, newspapers, reference titles and primary source documents. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps &
flags, color PDFs and expanded full-text
back files (back to 1975) for
Premier online resource covering today’s Hot Topics and Controversial Issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration.
This database helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data to conduct research for debates, essays and presentations.
Resources include: pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, 300+ primary source documents, biographies, court-case overviews, periodical articles, statistical tables, charts and graphs, images, podcasts and much more!
Plus many, many more!
Students who are information literate will:
To ensure that
studentsand staff are efficient and effective users of ideas and information