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LCHS Library/Media & Learning Center

The Logan County High School Library/Media Learning Center is a primary source for information and curriculum support. The library program functions as the information center for the school by providing access to a full range of information resources and opportunities to acquire information literacy skills. The mission of the school's library is to promote reading and ensure that all students and staff become literate, life-long effective and responsible users of ideas and information.

 

 

Article of the Day

Daily Grammar Lesson

Idiom of the Day

bad omen

A sign, either real or imagined, of ill fortune or catastrophe in the future.

This Day in History

Today's Birthday

Today's Holiday

Fête des Vignerons

Held only five times during each of the 19th and 20th centuries in Vevey, Switzerland, the Fête des Vignerons is a pageant of music, dance, and song depicting the passage of the seasons in winegrowing country and honoring the most talented workers in the vineyards. It lasts more than two weeks and has a cast of thousands, drawn from the local population. The pageant takes place in an open-air theater, specially constructed each time the festival is held, with Lake Geneva and the mountains beyond as a backdrop. The festival was last held in 1999. More...

Quote of the Day
As for jest, there be certain things which ought to be privileged from it—namely, religion, matters of state, great persons, any man's present business of importance, and any case that deserveth pity.
Francis Bacon
(1561-1626)

Word Trivia

Today's topic: leaving

drawing room - A shortening of withdrawing room, the room to which the ladies withdrew, leaving the men to smoking and drinking. More...

egression - The action of going out or leaving a place. More...

bequeath - Etymologically, what you bequeath is what you "say" you will leave someone in your will—but the original sense "say, utter" died out, leaving the legal sense. More...

exclaustration - Being expelled from or leaving a religious retreat; it is also the return to secular life by someone who has been released from their religious vows. More...


Grammar Quiz

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Patron Resources

eLVIS-Online Catalog: eLVIS is in the building! electronic Logan Virtual Information Source, is  the online public access cataloguing system for the Logan County High School Library/ Media Learning Center. Let eLVIS help you with all or your library searches.
Kentucky Virtual Library KYVL: Electronic databases, libarary catalogues, and government information. Site includes Grolier Online & EBSCO Host. Password needed when operating off campus.
Purdue Writing Lab: A service of the Purdue University Writing Lab, provides help and instruction in the use of the Modern Language [MLA] and the American Psychological Association formats.
Khan Academy: A not-for-profit site with a mission of providing a world-class education to anyone, anywhere. The 1,600+ video library is the most-used educational resource on YouTube on a per day basis.
Shmoop: Educational website designed for high school and college students. Rated "Best of the Internet" --PC Magazine
Quizlet: Site features collection of study tools designed to enhance users' standardized test scorews.
RefDesk: Major collection of informational databases. 
Libary of Congress: LOC collections and services, Online Gallery, General Information, and Legislative Information.
Gutenberg Press: Collection of public domain literature in downloadable plain-text format.
School Soup: Provides students with the most scholarship and other financial aid options on the internet --over $32 billion in scholarship awards.
WolframAlpha.com: The site's stated goal is to "collect and curate all objective data...and make it possible to compute whatever can be computed about anything."
Kentucky Drivers Manual: Online version of drivers manual --only version currently available.