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Finding an ebook  in the Salem Digital Library
 
1.  Click Here:    https://search.follettsoftware.com/metasearch/ui/47480    (or click on the picture above).
2.  Click on the genre or subject that you like, and then search for a book.  Click on it to preview.
3.  If you like the book and want to check it out, click on the word "Checkout" under the picture.  OR
4.  Log in with your student ID number  (sxxxxxxx).  Put the s in front.  Your password is mydestiny.  
5.  Then click on the word "Checkout".  The ebook will be due in two weeks.  

 
Download the Free Destiny Read APP to read e books on your device.  
                                               Go to Google Play or the APP store to install the Destiny Read  APP.
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 Lists of Popular ebooks in Destiny
 Click on each list below to view the books.  Then search for the book in the blue box above that says Follett Destiny.
 
 
 
Passwords and Usernames for ebook platforms 
 
Follett Destiny     Username:  student id number beginning with the s   (Example:  s1234567)
Follett Destiny     Password:   mydestiny
Sora                      Username:  student id number beginning with the s    (Example:  s 1234567)
Sora                      Password:   your personal password (you created) to log onto your chromebook, Launchpad, Clever
MackinVIA            Username:   student id number beginning with the s    (Example:  s 1234567)
MackinVIA            Password:     your personal password (you created) to log onto your chromebook, Launchpad, Clever 
Websites for Student Research 


Click on the words Encyclopedia Britannica above. (If you are outside the school, the system may ask for a password.  Go to your teacher's Verge page for passwords.)
Scroll down the page to the box on the left that says Encyclopedia Britannica Middle.  Click.

(If you are outside the school, the system may ask for a password.  Go to your teacher's Verge page for passwords.)
 
Click Below
      World Book  
(If you are outside the school, the system may ask for a password.  Go to your teacher's Verge page for passwords.)

If you are inside the school, no password is necessary.  
 
Other eBook sites
 
 
                   Sora by OverDrive icon                       
                                                                                                Sora by OverDrive                                                                        Click on the logo above to access DCPL.                                   
You will need a DCPL library card to checkout ebooks.  
To get a free library card, go 
                                                                                                                    
 
    
Tips to Finding ebooks in Galileo

1.  Click on the Galileo icon (logo)
2.  In the search box that appears, type in the words ebsco ebooks.
3.  Click on the words Advanced Search under the box that says Keyword.
4.  Remove the word ebsco from the top box.  Keep the word ebook.
5.  In the second box, or middle box, type in the subject you want.  Like basketball, or Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
6.  In bottom box, or last box type in the word juvenile.
7.  Click on the word Search in the blue box.  
8.  You should find many ebooks to read online or download.

Tips to FInding ebooks in Dekalb County Public Library.

You will need a library card from DCPL.  To get a free card online, go to
1.  Click on the green and white DCPL icon (or logo) above.
2.  Go to the Quick Search box and enter the word ebook and click search.
3.  In the Keyword Search box that comes up, enter either a title of a book (Dork Diaries), or a subject (basketball).
4.  In the next book that says Search By, skip it.  Just go to the next box.
5.  In the box that is by the words Limit By, type in the word ebook. Then click.
6.  eBooks matching your search should appear.
7.  Preview the book by click on either OverDrive Sample or Goodle Preview.
8.  Check availablilty.  If the ebook is available, you can go to Check Out.  At this point you will need your library card number.  Then finish and read!

Tips to Finding ebooks in Sora

1.  Click on blue space creature soring above.  
2.  Enter title, author, or subject in search box on top left and search.
3.  Then check it out !  You will be asked to log in.  The username is your student ID with the s in front.
      The password is the password you have to log in to your computer and Clever.   
 
Tips to Finding ebooks in Sora by Lexile: 
 

1.        Click on the blue box with the Sora icon above.

2.        Click in the Search box.

3.        Click on the words More Options.

4.        Scroll down to find the word Lexile Scores.  Click on the word All in the box across from Lexile.

5.        Then select the pair of Lexile numbers that best represents your Lexile range.  You can select more than one pair to cover your range.

6.        Then go to the Search box above and enter in the subject area you want to read.  Like sports, mystery, etc.

7.        Then click on the word Search.

8.        Scroll through the e books and select one to read.

9.        To check out the book, click on the word Borrow. 

10.      On the box with the title Sign into your library.  Click on the arrow and select Dekalb County School District.

11.      Then click on Log In With Active Directory.

12.      Then click on the word Borrow.

13.      Then begin reading!



 
Media Center's Destiny Circulation Page
How to find a book in the Salem School Media Center
1.Click on the link below that says Link to the Media Center's Destiny Page. 
2. Click  on the word Catalog in the upper left hand corner.      3.The look for the words "Narrow Your Search" inside the box.  4.Find the words Reading Programs on the last line in the box. 5.Click on the arrow and select the word Lexile. 
6. Enter the lower number of your Lexile range in the left box that says Range. 
7. In the right box, type the higher number of your range.  
8. Then hit the Enter button on your device.  
9.Wait for the list of books to populate.
Detailed directions are below.  
This page will also provide you with links to valuable resources to continue learning outside of school.  See your teacher or a member of the media center staff for assistance with passwords.  

Click the link below to find research links, search for books and check out ebooks.



Find Books by Lexile Score Range

Find books by Lexile score range:
1.  Scroll down to the box that says Reading Programs, click on the arrow.
2.  Click on the word "Lexile" and press enter.
3.  Scroll down to the word "Range".
4.  Put the lower number of your Lexile range in the first box.
5.  But the higher number of your Lexile range in the second, or box on the right.
6.  Press Enter.
All of the books i your range will come up.
If there are too many, enter the subject word (i.e., sports, humor, etc.) in the Find box and hit enter.

 
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