DMS Library Media Center

Monday - Thursday 7:50 am - 4:00pm
Friday 7:50 am - 3:30pm
Check in/out books
Computers available to complete assignments
Search the library - See if the DMS library has the book you are looking for by clicking on the Catalog tab to enter your search, log in to see your account information, place books on hold or recommend books to friends - this must be done from a district computer. You can search for book from an off campus computer. 
DMS Series - Series that the DMS Library currently has. Organized alphabetically by series title. 

How to Use a Dictionary

All About Those Books!!


DMS Library Links - Click on the Digital Library for access to hundreds? thousands? of ebooks and audiobooks and more!!


Sora!! - check out ebooks 


Arkansas Teen Book Award 


KDL What's Next? - to search for the next book in a series. 


Fantastic Fiction - Find out which book is next in the series and other information on all fiction. - Find out if there is an Accelerated Reader quiz available for your book.


Share What You're Reading - share what you have read - or read what others have to say about a book

Arkansas River Valley Library - check out the local library and what they have to offer - get your library card!! 
Levar Burton Reads - In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Roots, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story.



Help with Research 

Traveler electronic databases sponsored by the Arkansas State Library helps you to find approved, reliable articles for research projects. database is a collection of information that is organized so that it can be easily accessed, managed and updated.>>>>>>>Use the Links on the Right Over Here!!>>>>>>>>


Presentation on How to Use Databases


How to Create a Quality Presentation


How to Research Events


Setting Up a Research Account in World Book - this is through the Traveler Databases


How to Use Footnote Tool in Google Docs - video


Easy Bib - use this to help you cite your sources (Remember - all works cited needs to be alphabetized!!)


MLA8 Works Cited Guide


Dictionary - use this to look up those words you are not familiar with



Plagiarism Explained - Common Craft presentation explaining plagiarism


What is Plagiarism? - you can listen to this in English and in Spanish.  


Understanding Search Engines

                    Ways to Refine Your Searches


Encyclopedia Arkansas Logo


The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture (EOA) is a project of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies at the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) in Little Rock, Arkansas. It is the only state encyclopedia in the country to be produced by a library system. The EOA strives to offer a definitive, comprehensive, and accurate record of America’s twenty-fifth state. The mission of this free online encyclopedia is to collect and disseminate information on all aspects of the state’s history and culture and to provide a comprehensive reference work for historians, teachers, students, and others seeking to understand and appreciate Arkansas’s heritage.




Tech Helps


How to Adjust Sound on a Computer


Technology Tips and Tricks


Adding Screencastify to Chrome







Newsela -  is an Instructional Content Platform that supercharges reading engagement and learning in every subject.


ThinkCerca - offers CCSS-aligned lessons that promote close reading and argumentative writing for Language Arts, Social Studies and Science classes





Know Your Media Sources!! 
100 Word Challenge
Signing Up for Edublog - follow these instructions carefully
- to log in to the 100WC site - username: dmsstudents     password: Lizards1819
Traveler Databases A-Z - all available databases from the Arkansas State Library. 
The following are databases that will be most beneficial to your research.
ABC-CLIO Databases
Culture Grams
World Book Complete
Learning Literature
History Student Center
ProQuest Central
Mango Languages
Health and Medicine
Family Health
The following database is not part of the Arkansas Traveler Databases - but is a great resource.