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Welcome to the Junior High Library information page:
No username or password is required to search for print books and teacher's audio-visual resources housed in the Hamilton Junior High (HJH) Library. The HJH Library database is combined with the Ann Whitney Elementary (AWE) Library database, so look for the location code with each title to determine which library stores each particular title. Click the following link to access the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) for both the HJH Library and the AWE Library. If necessary, cut and paste the link into a new browser window. _______________________________________________________ 
  FOLLETT DESTINY DISCOVER E-BOOK LIBRARY- Hamilton Junior High students may click here to login to our Follett Destiny Discover eBook database using the same username and password that you use to login to the district network or the AR program. Hamilton ISD faculty and staff have personal eBook login information that may be obtained by contacting the librarian at kkrueger@hamiltonisd.org. If you are a guest, you may login to our eBook database using the username = hamisd and password = students and your access will be limited with no check out features available.
 
TUMBLE BOOK E-BOOK LIBRARY:
Please click on the following link to access our district's subscription to the Tumble Book Library.
http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/auto_login.asp?U=awhitney&P=books
No username or password is necessary for the Tumble Book resource.
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PREMIUM DIGITAL RESOURCES OFFERED THROUGH THE HJH LIBRARY:
All of the following online resources require a login that is specific to our school. Click on the name of each database to get to the log in screen. An Online Services Brochure in your campus library or in your Google Classroom files will give you all usernames and passwords for each resource listed below.
 

World Book is no longer just an encyclopedia. It is a database of reliable, easy to use reference material that will aid students in getting all kinds of school assignments accomplished in record time! A Spanish encyclopedia and reference database is a choice once you have logged in to the HISD World Book database package.
 
BRITANNICA DIGITAL RESOURCES – Once logged in, you may select the level of learning that you prefer. Britannica is a comprehensive encyclopedia with primary source documents and lessons to help all learners and teachers get the most reliable information available anywhere on the web.

 

GALE DIGITAL RESOURCES — Help with assignments is here! Once you log in, read the description of each database listed and decide which databases will help you most in your particular classes.
 
EBSCO DIGITAL RESOURCES — Try the Explora Secondary Schools link within this group of EBSCO resources for excellent school resource material for exploration and learning. The Literary Reference Center is especially helpful when searching for English/Language Arts information.
 
 SIRS DISCOVERERSearch current events, pros and cons of issues, country facts & maps, and science fair topics to name just a few of the highlighted topics in this digit resource.
 
 TEACHING BOOKS - Books and authors come to life in this collection of book trailers, book guides, lesson plans and more!
 
 ADAM MATTHEW AMERICAN WEST -- Explore the fact and fiction of westward expansion in America from the early eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Browse a wide range of rare and original documents including printed books, journals, historic maps, periodicals, advertisements and more.
 
 ADAM MATTHEW DIGITAL AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORIES AND CULTURES -- Explore manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals.
 
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Check out the link below that the AR company has established to help students plan what they would like to read next! The AR Book Finder site is free! The HJH Library will not have every book listed on this site, but we do have many, many AR books to pick from. This website could be used as a planning tool for students wanting a book similar to another one they have previously read.
www.arbookfind.com