JMS has a growing collection of ebooks and audiobooks for staff and student convenience and enjoyment. In addition to direct access through the JMS Card Catalog (Click the Destiny button under the Lock and Key) the following options can be used: Destiny Discover chrome extension(below), goFollett web link(below). If you need assistance stop in the LMC. We are here to help. Title suggestions are always welcomed--See the suggestion link on the Card Catalog home page.
An additional temporary Follett Destiny/Discover collection is available with a different login pathway. See Access Slide Show.
MackinVia is now temporarily available to JMS students. There are over 3,000 titles available. Under the Lock and Key click the Mackin button.
Destiny Discover is also available as a google chrome extension. After adding the extension you will see the Destiny Discover extension button every time you log into google chrome.
The extension icon appears in top right side of a chrome page
Enter a specific title or just enter "a" to open the catalog.
Click "Destiny Discover" to open the digital collection.
Click see all on either the ebook or the audiobook catagories.
Browse the titles or use the Filters on left to narrow choices.
You will need to log in using your computer login name and password.
Click Open to open the book without checking it out.
Click Checkout to put the title in your name so no one else can use it.
The ebooks include several features for taking notes.
Hennepin County Library has a large collection of ebooks and audiobooks. You will need a Hennepin County Library card to access titles. Please note with the physical libraries closed until April 6th there is a large demand on digital resources. Placing a Hold is an option but check how many patrons are in line ahead of you for the the title.
Hennepin County Library Card order form linked here. May not work while Henn Co Libraries are shut down. Temporary ecard available here.
Start here https://www.hclib.org/
Click Advanced Search. Select ebook and Audience either Teen or Children(try both). Then click the blue Search button at the top or bottom of the page.
Select a title and then select a format ebook or audiobook. Click Checkout and enter your Hennepin County account information. The actual title will open on cloudlibrary or Overdrive. You will need to add these to your device--both are free.
eLibrary linked here includes several groupings that may be of interest to students.
Gale Reference is just that reference books for research. Ebooks Minnesota is the full collection and maybe worth browsing through the 45 topical categories and many titles there.