Department of Defense Education Activity

West Point MS: Library Services

The school library provides a variety of books for reading and reference.  Books may be checked out by the students. If a student loses or severely damages a book, the parents will be responsible for reimbursement.  

The DoDEA School Library Information Center Program:

  • Provides access to print and non-print resource materials that are aligned to the DoDEA curriculum.
  • Facilitates library services and literacy programming that fosters a love of reading.
  • Defines the essential information literacy skills required for student achievement in the 21st century.
  • Collaborates with educators to design learning strategies and deliver instruction that meets the needs of the military child.

Reading Counts

Scholastic Reading Counts (SRC) is a program that encourages students to read for enjoyment and understanding.

Reading Counts Quiz Search
Provides information about books that are supported by SRC quizzes.  You can view the available quizzes to help you and your child select books for Reading Counts points.


Information Resources and Databases

The Media Center has over 20 databases that students use as they learn about:

  • accessing information efficiently and effectively;
  • evaluating information critically and competently

Students can access these resources from home as well.

Arts & Humanities for HS
Arts & Humanities by GALE CENGAGE for 7-12 Online Database
 
Britannica Image Quest
Britannica School is a global digital media company with products that promote knowledge and learning.
 
Britannica School - HS
Britannica School is a global digital media company with products that promote knowledge and learning.
 
Britannica School - MS
Britannica School is a global digital media company with products that promote knowledge and learning.
 
Career Collection
Career Collection by GALE CENGAGE - Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
 
English Language & Arts
English Language & Arts by Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
 
Gale Power Search for HS
Discover all of the great content available at your library right here. Search for any term or phrase and find articles from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos.
 
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library by GALE CENGAGE Learning
 
Health Collection
Health Collection by GALE Cengage Learning.
 
History Collection for HS
History Collection by GALE Cengage Learning.
 
Math Collection
Math Collection powered by Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
 
Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Merriam-Webster Dictionary by Britannica Digital Learning
 
Social Studies
Social Studies by Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
 
STEM for HS
STEM for HS by Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)