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Media Center

Welcome to the EPHS Media Center.  Please visit us to browse our print collection, explore our flexible learning space, and find technology support. We look forward to seeing you!

Hours: Monday -Thursday 7:15 - 4:15 p.m. and Friday 7:15 - 3:00 p.m

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Lisa Kolberg 952-975-8082

Mary Hankey 952-975-8080

Did you know...

You can renew a book yourself?!

Go to Destiny, login with your ID# & password and click on the "My Info" tab and click "Renew" located to the right of the book you wish to renew. A red box will appear telling you the new due date.

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    Additional Links and Resources

    Destiny Catalog


    Academic Search Premier
    Full text for thousands of scholarly publications across all academic disciplines. Updated daily.

    Advanced Placement Sources
    With more than 5,400 full-text academic journals and magazines, and over 592,000 photos, maps and flags.

    Alternate Health Watch
    Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Full-text articles for international journals and reports, plus pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.

    American Government
    Provides a complete, multifaceted examination of the foundations of our government and political system that supports any curriculum or research project focused on the government of the United States.

    American History
    Collection of databases present history and culture of African Americans, U.S. Latinos, and American Indians.

    Britannica Online Academic Edition
    Rich encyclopedia content plus news headlines, safe websites, engaging multimedia and a customizable workspace.

    Britannica Online School Edition
    Provides access to four encyclopedias that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. Designed for K-12.

    Business Source Premier
    Full text coverage in disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, and economics, company profiles, industry, country economic reports.

    Catalog of Art Museum Images Online
    Online collection of works of art.

    Chronicling America Historic American Newspapers
    Search America's historic newspapers pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

    Consumer Health Complete
    Designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine.

    Daily Life Through History
    Students and researchers can discover details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful from their modern-day perspectives.

    Formerly American Fact Finder, Data.census.gov is the new platform to access data and digital content from the U.S. Census Bureau. The vision for data dissemination through data.census.gov is to improve the customer experience by making data available from one centralized place so that data users spend less time searching for data content and more time using it.

    EBooks Minnesota
    A collection of Ebooks free for all Minnesotans to use- No checkouts, no return dates, free to all!

    ERIC Education Resource Information Center
    Education literature and resources.

    Explora Teens
    Explora Teens is an interface that provides a single search to Middle Search Plus, MAS Ultra – School Edition, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source – Consumer Edition, and Science Reference Center databases. These databases contain middle and high school-appropriate magazine, journal, and encyclopedia articles and also includes primary source documents, reference books, and multimedia.

    First Search for E-Resources
    Connecting you to information in a wide range of subjects in 12 databases.

    Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

    Gale Academic OneFile Select (formerly Expanded Academic ASAP)
    Indexed and full-text and peer reviewed articles in all disciplines including social sciences, humanities, education, science, and technology.

    Gale in Context: High School (formerly Student Resources in Context)
    Designed for use for both homework and in-depth research assignments. Contains reference works, biographies, essays, overviews, primary works, images, and periodical articles.

    Gale in Context: Middle School (formerly Research in Context)
    Database designed for grades 8-12 includes literary criticisms, timelines, primary source documents, audio and video clips, maps, images, flags, etc.

    Gale OneFile: High School Edition (formerly InfoTrac Student Edition)
    Periodicals and articles on business, current events, education, environment, health, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science and sports, with historical images and maps, reference books.

    Gale OneFile: Informe Academico (formerly Informe Academico)
    Full text of 50 of the most popular Spanish-language and bilingual periodicals including El Nuevo Herald (Miami, FL), a Spanish-language newspaper.

    Gale OneFile: Leadership and Management (formerly Gale Professional Collection)
    Specialized collection for professional educators, researchers, and librarians. Covers children's health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice. Includes full text of education journals and educational reports.

    Gale OneFile: Science (formerly General Science Collection)
    Journals covering the latest scientific developments particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and hundreds of other area.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library

    Google Cultural Institute

    Health Source: Consumer Edition
    Collection of consumer health information including full-text, consumer health magazines, pamphlets, health reference books, Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish), Lexi-PAL Drug Guide and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary.

    Health Source: Nursing / Academic Edition
    Scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines, including strong coverage of nursing and allied health.

    Hennepin County Library

    Historic Minneapolis Tribune
    Contains full text and article images from the Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1908) and the Minneapolis Morning Tribune (1909-1922).

    History Reference Center
    Features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books from leading history publishers and more than 150 leading history periodicals.

    Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society
    This database helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy, providing authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on today's most important issues.

    Library, Information, Science & Technology Abstracts

    MAS Ultra - School Edition
    Contains full text for popular, high school magazines, biographies, primary source documents, photos, maps and flags, and reference books. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

    MasterFile Premier

    Search all four EBSCO databases at once (Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, and Regional Business News.)

    Metropolitan Council
    Census, demographic, economic and land use data for Twin Cities.

    Middle Search Plus
    Middle Search® Plus contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays, primary source documents, and reference books. An image collection of over 400,000 photos, maps, and flags is also included.

    Minnesota Career Information System (MCIS)
    A comprehensive career information system designed to support lifelong career planning. Includes Career Assessment tools, career information, college planning, financial aid, resume creation, military careers, and standardized test preparation.

    OECD Factbook
    Economic, Environmental and Social Studies statistical info.

    The Oyez Project at Chicago-Kent is a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work. It aims to be a complete and authoritative source for all audio recorded in the Court since the installation of a recording system in October 1955. The Project also provides authoritative information on all justices and offers a virtual reality tour of portions of the Supreme Court building, including the chambers of some of the justices.

    Points of View Reference Center
    Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of over 250 current issues.

    is a nonprofit with the expressed purpose “to provide resources for critical thinking and to educate without bias.” The organization accomplishes its mission by researching and presenting a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward, and primarily pro-con format on controversial and important issues. The issues include an unmoderated comment section using Facebook software. An advisory states that comments written on ProCon may appear on the person’s Facebook site.

    ProQuest Newsstand
    Full-text for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Sioux Falls Argus Leader, St. Cloud Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Barron's, USA Today, and hundreds of other newspapers.

    Regional Business News
    Full text for business journals, newspapers, and newswires from metropolitan and rural areas across the U.S. Updated daily.

    Science Reference Center
    Full text of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources covering biology, chemistry, environmental and life sciences, and more. Article is correlate to state and national curriculum standards.

    New and Popular Books


    Get a Life, Chloe Brown
    All-American Muslim Girl
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    Crown of Oblivion
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    Marvel Encyclopedia, New Edition
    The Toll
    The Starless Sea
    Song of the Crimson Flower
    The How and the Why
    A Thousand Fires
    The Black Mage
    Full Disclosure
    The Book of Delights
    Light Filters In: Poems
    I Hope You Get This Message
    The Mamba Mentality: How I Play
    The Night Weaver
    Light It Up
    Return to Zero
    10 Blind Dates
    Olive, Again
    Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church
    The Body: A Guide for Occupants
    The Never Tilting World

    EPHS Media's favorite books »

    Additional Resources

    Hennepin County Library

    Libby: Use your Hennepin County library card to check out eBooks and audiobooks!

    Book Requests

    Are you looking for a book that EPHS library doesn't own? Are you excited about a new book coming out soon, and you think the library should purchase a copy? Stop by the library or email us at HSLibrary@edenpr.k12.mn.us

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