Media Center Mission Statement

  • The Fulton County Schools Media and Educational Technology department promotes academic excellence by empowering student and staff to be effective, discriminating users of ideas and information. Additionally, Fulton County Schools Media and Educational Technology Instructors (METIs) assist instructional staff in using technology effectively for differentiating instruction and providing rigorous, relevant, and engaging learning experiences for all students. The Fulton County Schools Media and Educational Technology department facilitates the development of balanced and relevant collections of digital and print resources for teacher and student use. Digital resources are provided for all students that are accessible anytime, anywhere, on any web-enabled computer, laptop, or mobile device. 

  • Destiny Discover

    Destiny Discover is the ​main resource the Media Center uses for immediate information on Media Center news, activities, and resources. Destiny Discover provides one discovery interface for students and educators to search and access all your print and digital resources, including eBooks, audiobooks, and interactive books, as well as free and paid subscription databases.

    Link to Destiny Discover  (or you can link to Destiny Discover in ClassLink)

    Students sign in with their Student ID number and password.

     

    Media Center Policies and Procedures

    Students may use the Media Center for school-related research using print and Internet resources, and computer activities, quiet study, and book selection for academic or recreational reading.

    The instructional purpose of the Media Center is to ensure that students become successful users of information resulting in information literacy. Students will learn:

    • How to choose from a variety of sources for information to meet their needs

    • How to access print and non-print resources efficiently and effectively

    • How to discern a credible source from a non-credible source

    • How to cite bibliographic sources from academic research

    Circulation

    • Books may be checked out for two weeks with a two-week renewal.

    • Fees are charged for items that are returned late. Replacement costs are charged for lost or damaged items.

    Internet Policy

    • Students may access the Internet for academic-related purposes only.

    • Riverwood complies with all Fulton County Board policies and procedures regarding computer and Internet usage.

    • Refer to the Fulton County School Board acceptable use policy and procedure located in the Student-Parent Handbook

    Resources

    • ​Library Book and Magazine Collection

    • Computers

    • Multiple Online Resources

The Media Specialist

Phone:

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Cathy Blodgett

The Media Specialist works with students and teachers providing formal and informal instruction in research skills, reading advocacy, and information literacy skills.

Contact the Media Specialist, Cathy Blodgett, with any questions at Blodgett@fultonschools.org

Technology Specialist

Phone:

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Ed Quilty

MC Hours

  • School Days
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-4 pm