Admin

LMC

ECKERT LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER

Library Media Specialist
Ms. Sha-Tia N Holloway
snholloway@aldineisd.org

Library Aide

Keilida Hensen
kmhenson@aldineisd.org

Library hours: 8.a.m. to 4.p.m.
Student store hours: 8:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.

Eckert LMC website 

http://eckertintlmc.weebly.com/

Eckert Rotation Schedule

Click HERE

Classes visit the library every two weeks and check out up to 4 books.

Services
Students may check-out books, play games, read magazines, and read leisurely.
Students may use the computers to conduct research during school with a pass from their teacher.

Students may come to the library:
Before school
With a pass from their teacher
With their teacher
 
Check-out-policy
Books are due two weeks after check out and may be renewed two times.
Late fines are 10 cent per day per book.  Late fines start accruing two
days after the due date of the book.



Vision: Inspire, create, and serve 21st century learners.
 
Mission: The mission of the school library program and information literacy specialist is to ensure that students, teachers, administrators, and staff are effective, creative, and ehtical users of ideas and information.
 
This mission is accomplished by:
   Providing intellectual and physical access to materials in all formats;
   Providing instruction to foster competence and stimulate interest in reading, viewing, and using information and ideas;
   Collaborating with other educators to plan, design, teach, and evaluate information literacy learning experiences to meet the needs of all students;
   Demonstrating effective leadership strategies in the administration of the program, and in making connections to the broader learning community;
   Providing patrons with exemplary facility, collection, and program based on the standards for school libraries issued by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission

 





AISD Internet Resources  2015-2016
Access these databases from the district webpage, www.aldineisd.org
Click on students and then click on Internet Resources. There is direct access on campus.  Some of these can be accessed from home using the passwords shown below.
 

Search in a specific resource:

ABC CLIO Social Studies Databases

Comprehensive, current, authoritative, accessible, and aligned, this masterful collection of social studies resources develops students' historical understanding, information literacy, and critical thinking skills.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department & Social Studies Department


Capstone Interactive ebooks

Students and teachers have unlimited access to these interactive eBooks. The collection is small, but it's growing!

Sponsor: Library Services


ConnectED

ConnectED provides online textbook access to the McGraw-Hill textbooks adopted by Aldine ISD.

Sponsor: Curriculum and Instruction Department


CultureGrams

Access information on countries and states that go beyond mere facts and figures and deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


Discovery Education Streaming

Discovery Education Streaming is a digital video-on-demand service brought to you by Discovery Education. It is the largest and most current K-12 standards-based digital video/video clip library available today. Please contact your school librarian for the sign-up code to create your own account.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


eBooks

Fiction and nonfiction ebooks are available for student use. Click on the link to search, click on the ebook title in the results list, and then click on the URL to access the book.

Sponsor: Library and Media Services Department


EBSCO and AP Photo Archives

Electronically research any topic with magazines, newspapers, reference books, media transcripts and more. Elementary students, select Kids Search. High school students should click on Student Research Center. Full text articles can be printed or emailed.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


Britannica School -- TexQuest

Britannica Online School Edition includes encyclopedia resources for elementary, middle and high school students. Click on "Britannica Resources to see Enciclopedia Moderna and Escolar Online, two Spanish language encyclopedias.

Sponsor: Texas State Library and Archives Commission


FolletShelf

FolletShelf is a virtual bookshelf that provides 24/7 access to ebooks and audiobooks. Search by author, subject, genre, reading program, interest and reading levels, series name, or language.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


Freedomflix

FreedomFlix, is an online resource that transforms content from the highly successful Cornerstones of Freedom series into enhanced eBooks.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


HRW

HRW provides online textbook access to the Houghton Mifflin textbooks (grades 6-12) adopted by Aldine ISD.

Sponsor: Curriculum and Instruction Department


Maps 101

Maps101 provides users with a collection of over 4,000 online resources and maps, which are optimized for printing and immediate classroom use. Features include historical map collections, outline map sets, reference atlases, lesson plans, current events, games and skill builders for students, plus thousands of user-friendly maps, and other classroom resources.

Sponsor: Social Studies Department


NBC Learn

NBC News offers unique collections of video resources, primary sources, historic footage, images, mini-documentaries and text resources designed for use in the K-12 classroom.

Sponsor: Curriculum and Instruction Department


netTrekker

netTrekker enhances teaching and learning by providing fast and easy access to more than 180,000 high quality, pre-screened, and educationally relevant K-12 online resources. These online resources also align with TEKS and can be used in the classroom to stimulate instruction and learning. netTrekker fuses technology, state standards, curriculum, and the Internet into one unique online solution!

Sponsor: Library and Media Services Department


Pebble GO

PebbleGo provides early learners a place to grow their reading and research skills. Emergent readers will find articles on Animals, Earth and Space, as well as Social Studies content and biographies.

Sponsor: Library Services


Pearson EasyBridge

Pearson EasyBridge provides online access to the Pearson textbooks and resources adopted by Aldine ISD.

Sponsor: Curriculum and Instruction Department


Prentice Hall

Pearson Prentice Hall—along with Pearson Scott Foresman, Pearson AGS Globe, Pearson Learning Group, and Pearson Digital Learning—are now the Curriculum group of Pearson.

Sponsor: Social Studies Department


Scienceflix

The content in ScienceFlix has been organized into effective structures called units, with each one aligning to science curriculum standards. All of the articles in each of the 30 units have been written at three levels, so content is now easily accessible to all students. 

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


SF Social Studies

A great resource for social studies, Scott Foresman Social Studies provides access to wonderful activities that include a Social Studies Library, Current Events, Atlas, This Day in History, Meet the People, and many activities.

Sponsor: Social Studies Department


Teachingbooks.net

 A time-saving portal to thousands of online resources you can use to explore children's and young adult books and their authors. Get search results filled with online teaching / learning resources about an author or specific book.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


TexQuest Adam Matthew Digital

Access American Indian History and Culture - The American Indian Histories and Cultures Collection features a wide range of materials including: Manuscripts (treaties, speeches, petitions, diaries, travel journals, ledger books), Artwork (illustrations, sketches, watercolours, oil paintings, American Indian art), American Indian Newspapers covering the 1960s to 1990s, Rare Printed Books, Photographs and Maps.

Sponsor: Texas State Library and Archives Commission


TexQuest Adam Matthew Digital

Access American West - The American West Collection includes: Over 300 manuscripts – ranging from the original manuscript journal and papers of James Audubon, and a twelve page letter of General Custer, to the logbook of a cattle trail driver and the Hinman papers describing the overland trail to California and the Gold Rush, Broadsides – a host of extremely rare or unique ephemeral material including advertisements, claim certificates, cheques, photos, wanted notices and news-sheets – all of which are superb visual resources, Maps – an important and underutilised resource for teaching the American West–partly due to their size and unwieldy nature – partly due to their rarity, and Rare printed works – the Graff collection includes many unique or extremely rare items – ranging from extra-illustrated volumes and association copies to city directories and pamphlets and leaflets.

Sponsor: Texas State Library and Archives Commission


Think Central

Think Central provides online textbook access to the Houghton Mifflin textbooks (grades K-5) adopted by Aldine ISD.

Sponsor: Curriculum and Instruction Department


TexQuest Gale

Gale provides a variety of resources via magazines, newspapers, reference books, transcripts, videos and more. Elementary students, select Kids InfoBits or National Geographic Kids. Middle school students, try Student Resource Center Junioer and Infotrac Newsstand. High School students, all resources are useful for you, try a power search to get started.

Sponsor: Texas State Library and Archives Commission


Trueflix

Description: Welcome to TrueFlix ™, the only online resource that leverages the award-winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century Skills through the inquiry process. All of the True Book titles are supported with a deep and diverse reservoir of related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department


TumbleBook Library

Description: The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) TumblePuzzles, and TumbleQuizzes, as well as TumbleResources for teachers. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which we have licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.

Sponsor: Library Media Services Department

- See more at: http://www.aldineisd.org/parents/student_resources/links_to_ebooks_and_online_resources#sthash.Ofawikql.dpuf