LMC Resources

When you use Destiny Discover to search for information you don’t just search our books.  Destiny will search
GALE Online Databases, eLibrary, WebPath Express, World Book Encyclopedia, search engines designed to gather high school topic information, along with other online educational resources.  

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** To access Destiny Discover and our FollettShelf eBooks log in with your lunch # as your username and your last name as the password. Open FollettShelf from the tool bar at the top right of the Destiny homepage. View our book selections and checkout what you would like to read for 2 weeks. Your can read your eBook on any Apple device, Smart phone, tablet, desktop, or laptop.
Alternative to Google
**Yippy.com** Puts results into categories to make searching easier  Librarian's Pick!

 Online Resources - Available from JF or anywhere with an Internet connection

Please see a Library Staff member for logon and password information




145,000 Maps
World, Continent, Country, and US Maps--political, physical, thematic, and outline


Maps flags, photos, and facts about our 50 states and 5 territories


Includes information on the culture, climate & geography, money, travel, and maps and flags of over 175 countries

 blooms  This resource contains critical essays, biographies, character entries, synopses of literary works and images and videos.
                   Destiny Discover provides a list of factual, non-biased, up-to-date news sites for current event research in their Breaking News section.  Click on the news site to search.
ProQuest Learning
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 eLibrary Science
 Learning Literature
 History Study Center

            eLibrary icon  General reference tool for periodical articles and digital resources for high school students
Also contains an eLibrary Controversial Issue Section for Argumentative Research. 
 carreers  Provides profiles of nearly 3,400 jobs and 94 industries,  advice on career skills


High quality resources provided by your local Virginia Public Library


38+ subject-specific databases covering many areas including literature, current events, history, science,  and health topics.

 Using GALE with Google Drive  Tips for saving GALE articles to your Google Drive


eBooks on many topics
scroll down and choose a volume of your choice to search

   This collection provides coverage of a wide range of scientific topics


JSTOR provides access to more than 10
million academic journal articlesbooks, and primary sources covering 75 different disciplines.


Offers quick access to Research, Map, Biography, Language, Financial, and Biography tools

 NBC  NBC Learn is the education arm of NBC News. We are dedicated to making the resources of the NBC News film and video archive available to teachers, students, schools and universities
US Department of Labor
The career profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade.


Controversial and important issues presented in a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward, and primarily pro-con format at no charge.


Online version of the Oxford English Dictionary


Virginia careers and college information

   Search engine that provides access to websites with accurate, current and factual information


Online version of WorldBook Encyclopedia
Plus eBooks Collection which features Fiction & Nonfiction eBooks including many of the titles taught at JF.  Also includes primary documents used for social studies classes.

eBooks from GALE

GVRL - eBooks

Arts & Humanities

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

Contemporary Fashion

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers


UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography


Business Leader Profiles for Students


Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia


American Eras

Americans at War

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence, and Security

Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World

Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture

Check and Balances: The Three Branches of American Government

The People's Chronology

Primary Sources

American Eras: Primary Sources: The Colonial Era 1600-1754

American Eras: Primary Sources: Revolutionary Era 1754-1783

American Eras: Primary Sources: Development of a Nation 1783-1815


Contemporary Novelists

Contemporary Poets

Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion

Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion

Literature & Its Times: Profiles of Notable Literary Works & The Historical Events That Influenced Them

Nonfiction Classics for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Nonfiction Works

Reference Guide to Short Fiction


Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud

Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer

Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders

Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine

Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders

Infectious Diseases: In Context

Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z

Mental Health

Encyclopedia of Mental Health

Mental Health Information for Teens

Suicide and Mental Health

Multicultural Studies

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America


UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology



Chemistry: Foundations and Applications

Environmental Health Sourcebook

Plant Sciences

World of Earth Science

World of Forensic Science

World of Sports Science

Social Science

Child Development

Encyclopedia of Human Relationships


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