Library

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WELCOME TO THE 

CURTISTENE S. MCCOWAN MIDDLE SCHOOL LIBRARY

Hours:  7:45 - 3:45 School Days   
Telephone:  972-274-8090  Ext. 8507      

 Diana Frazier     Jaleesa Hollie 
 District Librarian     Library Assistant

Our Mission

In support of the DeSoto ISD mission, DeSoto East Middle School library media center program’s mission is to help each student excel and achieve maximum potential by creating a 21st century learning environment, fostering a love of reading, and promoting the effective use of information and communications technology.

Through collaboration, the library media faculty partners with the larger DeSoto ISD community to empower students in becoming lifelong learners, responsible citizens, and industrious problem solvers.


Looking for a good book or research reference?  

Start with 
Destiny

Destiny

Destiny is a student-friendly search interface that is designed to help students, teachers, and parents search for books in the EMS media center collection, view book covers, see the availability, and call number of search results. Visit Destiny from anywhere you have internet access.  Searches can be performed without usernames and passwords.  


Ebooks Check out a book from anywhere you have internet access.  Login to Destiny, select your campus, then select Destiny Discover on the left-hand ribbon. Scroll down thru ebooks, audiobooks, interactive resources, lightbox books, or select a topic. Students will need their username and password to check out an online resource.


Research Tools Links to research tools, Britannica, Ebsco, Gale Infotrac, and other resources, are available on the library website under "Online Resources."

Can't access eBooks?

Click HERE for video tutorials
Click HERE for links to PDF instructions


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Need to ask our librarian a question?  Select the link below or email our District Librarian directly.


Ask the Librarian

Teachers: Do you need to collaborate with our librarian?  Select the link below.
 Collaboration Requests (Teachers Only)


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