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Welcome to The Library Media & Research Center

Mrs. Pritchett

Media Specialist

" Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."

Joseph Addison

Progressive Academy of Creative Education

PLAN FOR EXCELLENCE

MISSION

  • To work with students, parents, and staff in a positive manner to bring about a positive change in students academics and behavior.

VISION

  • To rise above negative perceptions and develop a student population of successful individuals with positive attitudes, academic success, good character, respect for others, and high self esteem.

 KEY FOCUS ACADEMICS & BEHAVIOR

GOAL

  •  To increase the academic ability of students and to change negative behaviors of students to positive behaviors.

OBJECTIVE

  • To work with students, parents, and the community to increase the level of positive attitudes, self respect, respect for others, and academic success on our students.

Note: Please check with Media Specialist for scheduling. Students may not enter the Media without a hallpass.

"Basic Reference Sources"

Reference Books

Reference Books are publications consulted for specific facts or information on a given subject.

Reference books are located in print form and may be accessed in non-print on line through Alabama Virtual Library (AVL) and the internet.

Dictionary

A dictionary is a book of alphabetically arranged words with the definition. The two kinds of general dictionaries are abridged and unabridged. An abridged dictionary is shorter than an un-abridged dictionary.

 Biographical Dictionary

A biographical dictionary is a reference book consisting of a listing of people's names with information about each.

Geographical Dictionary

A geographical dictionary is a reference book consisting of a listing of places and information about each.

Encyclopedias

The encyclopedia is a general reference work which includes information most subjects. There are general encyclopedias and special encyclopedias.

Atlases, Annuals and Yearbooks

A yearbook is a book published yearly giving information on the previous year. Almanacs and annuals are also called yearbooks.

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