• Welcome to the CHHS Learning Commons (Library)

     
    Login to Destiny Discover by clicking Link to CHHS Destiny Discover Login or the Destiny Discover image above to access the library catalog (books) and the online resources listed here:
    Mayo Clinic
    Internet Public Library
    Wikipedia (NOTE: Wikipedia is not a reliable source for authentic research, however, if you look at the bottom of Wikipedia articles, you can sometimes find reliable sources that were used in the article). 
    Windows to the Universe
    Medline Plus
    National Library of Medicine 
    Kids Health
    Merriam Webster Online
    Ted: Ideas Worth Spreading
     
    To access databases within Destiny Discover, perform a search for a keyword & then select "databases" & it will give you results for databases related to that keyword. Or you can do a search for "databases" & you will get a list of all available databases provided by Destiny Discover.  
     
     
    Login credentials for Destiny Discover: 
    username: first 3 letters of your last name & the last 4 digits of your student id
    example: thi0001
     
    password: date of birth (month day year) & Hi! (notice the H must be capitalized)
    example; if you were born on March 4, 2017, it would be: 03042017Hi! 
     
    Destiny Discover
     
     
     MackinVIA Login  
     
    Click on this link MackinVIA.com or on the MackinVIA image above to access your portal to eBooks, audio books & research databases offered through MackinVIA.
     
    To find research guides, click on "Groups" & you will see a large offering of titles in the Groups: 
     
    Astronomy One-Minute Video Research
    Ballet History Research
    Career Research
    eBooks y Audiolibros en Espanol!
    Integumentary System
    Multicultural Dance Research
    Urban Legends
    World Governments
    World Religions 
     
    You can also click on "Categories" to find the audio books we have available for checkout. Note that you have the option to change the voice type and speed of the audio recording. There are a variety of categories, which include:
     
    Classics
    Art & Music
    Historical Fiction
    Graphic Novels
    Religion & Spirituality
    Sci-Fi & Fantasy
    Supernatural
    AND MANY MORE 
     
    This is also where you will find eBooks (4,457 total available) & Links to academic & literary websites like:
     
    American Masters (PBS source for biographies)
    Biography.com 
    C.I.A. World Factbook
    Easybib.com
    John Hopkins Medicine
    National Institute of Health
    AND MANY MORE! 
     
    Login credentials for Mackinvia: 
    username: first 3 letters of your last name & the last 4 digits of your student id
    example: thi0001
     
    password: date of birth (month day year) & Hi! (notice the H must be capitalized)
    example; if you were born on March 4, 2017, it would be: 03042017Hi!
     
     MackinVIA Login