Steps to Open Destiny at School

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Steps to Open Destiny at School

1.

Click on the
E icon

.

2.

Find the word
Schools

near the top of the page and select your school. (
Hortonville High

School
).

3.


Click on the word
Library
. It’s about in the middle of the page on the left
-
hand side of the page.

4.

Click on
Hortonville High

School
.

Destiny Quest should appear.

Steps to Open Destiny at Home or School

1.

Open the web browser on your home computer.

2.

Type
destiny.hasd.org

(
Do not type

www

in front of the word,
destiny
.)

3.

Click on
Hortonville High

School
. Destiny Quest should appear. This view allows you to search for
materials in the GMS library.

Access WebPath Express

These are
websites selected for objectivity, accuracy, authority and currency by the company that created the
Destiny library program.

1.

In the Quest view, click


Exit Destiny Quest

located at the top of the page.

2.

Click on WebPath Express from the list on the left side of the page.

3.

Type your topic and click on the Search button (or press Enter on your keyboard).

4.

If you get too many results you can
Refine your search

or change grade levels or domains.

5.

Click on the Titles tab on the top of the page to see if there are any results for your search for materials
from the GMS library.



Spelling suggestions may be offered

for misspelled words.



You can save WebPath Express results by clicking on
. Click on

to print or save your list.


One Search

One

Search allows users to search multiple databases in a single search.


1.

In the Quest view, click


Exit Destiny Quest

located at the top of the page.

2.

Click Library Search from the list on the left side of the page.

3.

Type your topic and click on One Search.

4.

Click on Get Results

to complete your search.


5.

Click on Show to see specific database results
.


Other Online Sources for Research Papers

EBSCOhost Databases


EBSCOhost

is a large group of databases providing access to magazine and newspaper articles,

encyclopedia and almanac articles, and images.


To access this program:

1.

In the address line of
your Web browser, enter

www.badgerlink.net


2.

Click on the link
Database List

located approximately halfway down from the top of the page.

A database
page in alphabetical order appears.

3.

Select the following
six databases
.


Health Source
-
Consumer Edition

History Reference Center

MAS Ultra

Middle Search Plus

Newspaper Source Plus

Science Reference Center



4.

Click
Continue

and a Basic Search screen will appear.

Enter your search terms.




Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

contains online resources covering current social issues, from offshore
drilling to climate change, health care to immigration. Many of these articles are pro/con
essays.

The use of this program requires a public library card number.

To access this program:

1.

In the address line of your Web browser, enter

www.apl.org

2.

In the top left
-
hand corner select
Magazines, Newspapers, Indexes, and Full
-
text Resources
.

3.

About half
way down on the page under
Gale Cengage Databases

select
Opposing Viewpoints in
Context
.

4.

You'll be prompted to enter your public library card number in order to enter the program.

5.

Enter your search terms in the box in the upper right
-
hand corner.