EBooks & Audio Books
Axis 360 is an online tool that allows the user to browse, select, and download EBooks and/or audio books. Users can use the website on a desktop, laptop, or Chromebook. The app can be downloaded on phones for reading. To download a book, students will enter their student ID number. Staff that wants to download a book will need to enter their staff ID number.
Downloads are available for three weeks.
Below are links to Axis 360 for FCPS:
Adobe Spark is an integrated suite of media creation applications for the mobile and web developed by Adobe Systems. It comprises three separate design apps: Spark Page, Spark Post, and Spark Video.
Spark Page: Webpages
Spark Post: Graphics
Spark Video: Videos (Super user friendly and simple for students to make videos.)
Short video on how to login and choose a template (video made using Spark Video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6dUSN8SdGo
Use this software to track you or your students' reading. Currently there is a school wide reading challenge happening with prizes available. There will also be one starting January 1st.
Directions including a video on how to download the app.
Gale In Context: Biography is an engaging experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. Organized into a user-friendly portal experience, it merges Gale's authoritative reference content, including Lives & Perspectives, with periodicals and multimedia.
Use this link or the LS2 icon on the media center's webpage to search for books, eBooks, and DVDs that are available in the media center.
Design presentations, social media graphics, and more with thousands of beautiful layouts using Canva.
There is no direct link to Canva from the media center website, but you can just go to https://www.canva.com/. You will login with Google.
Students can use this for projects. Teachers can use it for lots of different things such as creating posters, advertisements for clubs, images for Twitter.
Students with Frederick County Public Schools can access a variety of library resources and materials offered by Frederick County Public Libraries.
With their FCPS student ID number, students can now:
FCPS students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 can use a combination of their student ID number and a special prefix (119829) to access library resources.
Students who already have a Frederick County Public Library card can keep their card. It will allow students to borrow up to 75 items and access additional materials, such as DVDs and video games.