Information and Media Center
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Director of Information Literacy
Mrs. Marcie Dowling ext. 121
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Ms. Emily Pulsifer ext. 229
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Hours: The Information and Media Center is open during the school day, study hall periods and on Sunday afternoons.
Circulation: Books are checked out for 3 weeks and may be renewed if not requested by another patron. Videos and DVDs are checked out for 1 week. Faculty have unlimited borrowing privileges and may put selected books or films on reserve for class use.
Collection: 7,000 books, DVD films, 36 periodical subscriptions (magazines and newspapers), and electronic databases (SIRS, Salem Science, JSTOR and NCLive). Access the databases using the Information and Media Center Catalog.
Computers: 20 computers, printer/photocopier, wireless access for laptops.
AV Equipment: VCR and DVD player, TV and Smartboard.
Services: Reference help; assistance with citations and bibliographies; software instruction; class sessions on research strategy, plagiarism and source evaluation.
Recent additions to the Media Center collection (November 2012):
No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden
Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street
Native American Weapons
Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation
The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future
The Armageddon Letters: Kennedy, Khrushchev, Castro in the Cuban Missile Crisis
Understanding Alzheimer’s: An Introduction for Patients and CaregiversImmigration, Assimilation, and Border Security
Combat-Related Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD
Terrorist Attacks on American Soil
One Hundred Percent American: The Rebirth and Decline of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s
Coming Climate Crisis? Consider the Past, Beware the Big Fix
Global Issues: Food Security, Freshwater Supply, Globalization and Free Trade, Biodiversity,
Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Weapons of Mass Destruction, World Poverty
Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders
Encyclopedia of Infectious Disease
Biomes: Agricultural and Urban Areas, Taiga, Tropical Forests, and Tundra
The New Biology: Cancer, Stem Cell Research, Animal Cloning, and Gene Therapy
The Human Body: Ear, Nose, and Throat, The Endocrine System, The Kidneys and the Renal System, Skin and Connective Tissue
The Mark of Athena, Rick Riordan
The Serpent’s Shadow, Rick Riordan
The Red Pyramid, Rick Riordan
The Lost Hero, Rick Riordan
The Cove, Ron Rash
The Kill Order, James Dashner
The Maze Runner, James Dashner
The Scorch Trials, James Dashner
The Death Cure, James Dashner
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs
The Twelve, Justin Cronin
No Country for Old Men, Cormac McCarthy
The Sunset Limited, Cormac McCarthy
No Country for Old Men
Henry IV Part I: Shakespeare’s Globe Theater (2011)
The Magnificent Seven/The Alamo Double Feature
Biography – Frederick Douglass
Slavery by Another Name
Benedict Arnold: Triumph and Treason
American Experience: Clinton
American Experience: Freedom Riders
View the memorial tribute to long-time Christ School librarian Mrs. Jane Hyde, 1943-2009.
Learn more about the Christ School Archives.