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Teacher Resources

Login and Passwords for Databases, eBooks, and Other Resources.  For teachers only.

Google Apps - Student Login

Or go to the portal on www.srvusd.net. A link is on the left side of the SRVUSD homepage.

Ms Mikkelsen, Teacher Librarian


What is the Next Book in a Series?

Series and Sequels

Are There More Books Like This One?

What Should I Read Next?

Where can I find a Recommended Reading List?

CDE Recommended Reading, Grades  6-8

SRVUSD Core Lit List

Finding More Good Books with AR Book Finder  (DV has only some of these books.  Consult the Library Catalog.) 

AR Book Find

Great Links

Home Page



List of Books and eBooks in the DV Library



  • Click on CATALOG Link above.  
  • Click on LOGIN on upper right of page (DVMS accounts only).
  • LOGIN= Student id number
  • PWD= Student’s Birthday (mm/dd/yyyy)

DATABASES and Other Online Resources

Use online resources to find information for papers and projects.  Log in using "Student Login for Databases " link above. Or ask the Librarian or your teacher for passwords,

Student Resources in Context Database

Portal to all core subjects from science to literature to history. Ask Librarian for password.

Science in Context Database

Portal to science articles and information. Ask Librarian for password.


SIRS Issues Researcher


SIRS Issues Researcher - Resources that tell the whole story on major issues and world conflicts of the day. Ask the Librarian or your teacher for login and password. Click here for a list of issues that are good starting points.

  Here also
24/7 unlimited and simultaneous access to DVMS' Gale eReference collection. Ask Librarian for password.
Cross-search the Gale Virtual Reference book collection with Gale's Student Resources in Context database using PowerSearch. Ask Librarian for password.
Primary Sources

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World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras covers human history in all corners of the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance. Ask Librarian for password.

Database Trial of World History: Modern and U.S. History

Works Cited and Bibliography Generator

Cite This For Me : a free Citation Generator

Contra Costa Library Resources


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Final Battle of the Books


Single Book Quizzes will be listed below and will continue to be available until we have the Final School Quiz in March.  Come in to the library to take the single books  quizzes, which do count toward team placement and the school winner competition.


Battle of the Books Practice Quiz 2/14-16


Battle of the Books Practice Quiz 2/6-2/9


Battle of the Books Practice Quiz 1/31-2/2


BoB Practice Quiz 1/24/2017



Library Calendar

Today: 3/21/18
11:15 AM Library Tech Lab - Battle of the Books (Gr.7) Lunch - Location: Tech Lab - 11:18-11:48
1:20 PM Library Closed During E-Period for E-Period Class



Image Search 

Always check that use of internet images is not prohibited by their copyright.  Use images that are in the Public Domain or that have Creative Commons licenses. You can search for images and check for restrictions at the following sites:

Photosforclass.com  Images appropriate for use in school papers and projects

Google Advanced Image Search  Type in search terms.  Scroll to down and select “free to use or share”, or choose other options.  Click Advanced Search button.

FLICKR Commons


Audio Search

Links to audio search sites from Harvard University

SRVUSD Google Apps for Education


Training Games for Library Volunteers

Books in the Library are in decimal order and alphabetical order. Play games that test your book ordering skills.

Shoot Balloons will test your decimal ordering skills.

Use OrderInTheLibrary to test your skill at shelving

Library Website Visitors

Since 8/23/2015

web monitoring

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