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An introduction to Destiny, the online card catalog
To get to Destiny (the online card catalog) at school, click on the green tree on the desktop labeled Destiny Online Catalog. Then click on the link to North Forsyth High School to access the catalog.
To get to Destiny from home, go to North Forsyths web page. On the left, click on media center..
You can search Destiny by keyword, title, author, and subject.
Power search lets you complete a Boolean search by specific keywords, location, material type, publication year, award winners, reading level, and interest level.
You can also complete a visual search.
If North Forsyth does not have the resource, you can scan other libraries in the school system and put a hold on the book. The other library could agree to mail it to Norths library for you. See a media center coordinator for help putting a hold on a book.
After you search the catalog at North, the next screen shows how many copies of the resource are available here. It also shows the call number of where the resource is located, the author/editor, and the year it was published.
You can click on Add to this List to begin a list of resources to find and cite. The number above In This List shows how many copies are available to use or check out.
To retrieve the list, click on Resource Lists on the left side of the page. Then click View beside My List.
The List shows the resources you chose. The citation button on the right will show the citation of each resource. You can also remove the source from the list.
At the bottom of the page, click Go and the Citation List is shown. This can be copied and pasted into a Word document or printed.
Another resource in Destiny is WebPath Express, which only has websites. Click on WebPath Express on the left side of the page.
This page shows a variety of websites found during a WebPath Express search on the topic Holocaust.
Click on Add to this List to create citations of these sites. This page shows several sites already chosen and In This List.
To retrieve the citations of the websites, click Resource Lists on the left and then View at My List.
Your list comes up empty because you have to click Online Resources on the right to get the websites.
This shows the websites chosen as online resources. Click Go at the bottom to retrieve the Citation List.
This is the Citation List for the online resources. This can be copied and pasted into a Word document or printed.