Lola Viets Library

Winfield High School

Fall 2020 Update

Welcome back to school! As we begin a year filled with uncertainty.

Hello! Welcome back to school.

I will be checking school email and Google hangouts regularly.

Tabitha Hogan

Login with your school username and password

E-Books

Destiny Discover (WHS)

WHS Library owned books (many YA titles), access using your school username and password

Cloud Library

Provided by the KS State Library, email Mrs. Hogan to get your account setup

Teen Book Cloud

Provided by the KS State Library, no login required

Junior Library Guild

30 high school quality books available for unlimited readers at once, (CO-Vid19 offer)

National Emergency Library

Create a free account and check-out thousands of books available for free

Project Gutenberg

Free access to public domain books (ie classics)

Sora App

Coming soon through a Winfield Public Library partnership

Winfield Public Library

Do you have a Winfield Public Library card? If so, utilize their Sunflower E-Library resources.

Audiobooks

Destiny Discover (WHS)

WHS Library owned audiobooks (many YA titles). Access using your school username and password

RB Digital

Provided through the KS State Library. Email Mrs. Hogan to get your account setup

Audible

Free account available during CO-Vid19 outbreak

Scribd

Read free for 30 days - access to thousands of current / popular titles (CO-Vid19 offer)

LibVox

Volunteers read and record public domain books.

Video Sources

Discovery Education

Use your Google Account to sign up. Students and staff can stream and download videos for learning.

Swank Movie Streaming

Teachers can assign videos to students to watch through Google Classrooms.

Scholastic Moments in Focus

Freely accessible scholastic published videos for teaching and learning

PBS

Public Broadcasting system -many reputable videos available to be viewed or linked to in Google Classroom

Databases

Gale US History

US History focus articles, e-books, videos, and podcasts (password found here)

Gale World History

World History focus articles, e-books, videos, and podcasts (password found here)

Gale Opposing Viewpoints

Current issues articles, e-books, videos, and podcasts (password found here)

Pro/Con Congressional Digest

Balanced Pro/Con approach to investigating current congressional controversies (username & password found here)

Kansas Library Databases

Wide variety of subject databases for academic and personal use. No login required in Kansas, state library card required if outside of state lines or using OK network, contact Mrs. Hogan

Use your Info Literacy Skills:

Use your Viking Information Literacy Skills and be smart online - watch out for fake news, conspiracy theories, propaganda, and disinformation/dissension campaigns.

News Sources

Cowley Courier Traveler

Login information

Wichita Eagle

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All Sides

A news aggregator that shares and evaluates articles from various news sources

NPR

Free, publicly funded news

New York Times - Learning Network

Our full site version is unable to be transferred to home use; but NYT has extended this section for free access.

Newsela

Social Science & ELA are already using this tool. All teachers can subscribe for their classes for free during CO-Vid19 outbreak

Check Your Sources:

Who's behind this information?What is the expertise / background of the author? What is the reputation of the publisher?What's the evidenceWhat do other sources say?