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Library Resources for Kennedy Middle School Faculty and Staff: Home

This LibGuide curates Library resources for KMS Faculty and Staff.

KMS Library Resources for Faculty and Staff


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Electronic Resources

Destiny Library CatalogDestiny Catalog KMS Library



Check here to see if we have the book you are looking for.  Starting a new unit?  Ask us to create a  cart of materials for your classroom!




Library Website

All of the library resources are located here, including links to databases, the catalog, and much more!

Ready to collaborate and book your classes for library lessons and research?

Come on in or  email call x 2402

Our library blog, including information
on library events, new materials, curriculum
resources, and much more!


Use this integrated tool for note taking, outlining, citation and collaborative research and writing


American Association of School Libraries: best websites for teaching and learning

Library Catalogs

School Library Journal Best Titles of 2020

What is a Learning Commons? How can you use it?

Our library/learning commons provides a welcoming common space that encourages exploration, creation, and collaboration between students, teachers, and a broader community. We bring together the best of the physical and digital to create learning hubs.  Please consider using the learning commons with your students! 

Student use of the library

AASL 21st Century Skills poster

The library is a classroom in which EVERYONE is welcome.  We assist students in the following ways:
Finding that "just right" book, magazine etc....
Providing a wide range of resources for curriculum related studies, independent reading and research
Teaching evaluation of sources of information
Teaching research strategies
Teaching ethical use of Information
Teaching technology skills






teacher/library collaboration

Click here to learn how to collaborate with your School Library Media Specialist!


Top Ten Search Strategies

Great article about best search strategies from Berkeley City College








Library Resources and Services for Faculty and Staff


Audio Books/content to support student reading
Book carts/baskets for classroom research and inquiry

Databases for reliable research

Die cut lettering machine

Libguides - we can create research guides for curriculum units - one stop shopping for students!
Nonfiction magazines for close reading
and pleasure reading

Green Screen Studio

Academic Resources


Access these resources for your professional development classes:


GALE Academic OnefileGALE Expanded Academic ASAPGALE Educator's Reference Complete



Core Collection


Check out these databases for the best books published each year.


Top Ten Search Strategies

Great article about best search strategies from Berkeley City College


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Just bring your own container.

-  anonymous