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
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