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Secondary Library Catalog-Destiny Quest

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Built for secondary and high schools, Questia School is the premier online research library, featuring thousands of digital books and millions of academic articles 



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Fundación Colegio Americano de Quito does not necessarily endorse nor condone content found on third-party websites.  Links are provided as a convenience only.

The information on this page is provided for the students to use for research. The information is all part of the creative commons. It is updated on a regular basis by the secondary librarian, Jeanine Brennan.

Last update October 7, 2014.


Click here for Student Research Center, Compton's Encyclopedia, Novelist, EBSCO Databases including  PsychINFO, ERIC, etc......

      Click here for the online       encyclopedia, Grolier


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The online magazine, Economist, offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them

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Secondary Library staff/Personal biblioteca secundaria

The library staff are here to help you - here's what everyone is responsible for:

Jeanine Brennan, the head librarian is responsible for overseeing all the schools' libraries, managing the Secondary Library, ordering books, DVDs and electronic resources for Secondary and working with teachers to teach research skills and the love of reading through book talks to classes. 

Maria Eugenia Troya, the school cataloger  knows most of the books in all the libraries as she has cataloged them!  She is responsible for putting all of the schools' new library materials (books, jigsaw puzzles, DVDs etc)  into the library computer system.  She is the person to ask if you have any questions about Ecuadorian resources in the Secondary Library. 

Rosana Dávila, the circulation librarian,  is responsible for helping find books and  lending books to library users, sending out overdue notices, assisting students and staff who want to scan documents or print in color,  assisting with getting new books ready for borrowing and  notifying staff when new magazines have arrived. 

Jenny Troya, library assistant,  assists students and staff with printing and photocopying, putting the books on the shelves, keeping the library physically in order, copying VHS to DVDs, repairing books  and  assisting with getting new books ready for borrowing.

Javier Sosa provides technical support for all staff and students throughout the school.  He is responsible for loaning camera equipment to staff.  Javier can help you with Moodle or SIS problems.


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