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Media Center

Media Center

The purpose of the Valdosta High School Media Program is to support and enhance the VHS curriculum by offering resources to patrons (students and staff) that meet their instructional needs. There are two media centers designed to facilitate ease of use. The media centers are reading rooms, learning labs, and work centers for the entire school. The Media Centers hours are 7:15 - 3:15, Monday through Friday. The Media Center staff includes two media specialists, Ebonye Bennett and Clay Lee. 

The long-range goals for the media center include: 1)increase awareness and visibility of the media program, 2)increase circulation, and 3)update the collection.  

Some highlights of the VHS Media program:

Destiny 

Destiny is our web-based electronic catalog. Students can search our collection as well as reviewed websites.

The Media Center is pleased to announce the addition of electronic books (ebooks) to our catalog. Students can now check out ebooks with their personal electronic devices.
 
Students must download the Follett Enlight app, available for free for both Apple and Andriod devices. After launching the device students will log into Desinty, our electronic catalog, and browse through our collection of nearly 200 ebooks.
 
For more information about how to check out an ebook click hereand follow the instructions. The document contains information about using Follett Enlight and logging in to Destiny. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the document to see the login instructions.

The VHS Media Center is now an Amazon.com Associate.That means Amazon.com will pay the VHS Media Center  a few cents for each dollar you spend. To help us take advantage of this great opportunity, however, you must use this link.


The VHSMedia Center is participating in the FundingFactory® Recycling Program! This fundraiser is FREE and simple because there’s nothing to sell, no paperwork to fill out and no deadline. The program runs year-round, accumulating constant income for our efforts. But we won’t get very far without your support. Please donate your empty printer cartridges and used cell phones to the media center, and we’ll take it from there!

If you have questions or cartridges or cell phones, call 333-0537.


GALILEO stands for GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online, an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. A web-based virtual library, GALILEO provides access to multiple information resources, including secured access to licensed products. Participating institutions may access over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 2000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications. This Express Link will take you to the most used databases for research at VHS.