General Library Information

Hours: 7:55 AM to 3:15 PM (M-F) ; Students may arrange to stay later as needed by asking the librarian.

1998 - 2015  High School Librarian: Mrs. Debbie Young, M.Ed., M.S.L.S.  

At the end of the 2014-15 academic year, Mrs. Young retired from Villa Madonna Academy after 31 years of service at VMA as an elementary level teacher, high school librarian, and K-12 iPad coordinator..

 

Library Services

EBSCO DATABASES - Villa subscribes to three databases for your use:

HISTORY,    LITERATURE,   and SCIENCE.  All contain photos and full-text reference articles from well-reviewed books, scholarly periodicals, and popular magazines. You can save, print, or email the articles.  

Click link: http://search.ebscohost.com                                                     

ID is villamadonna ; See school librarian for password.  SEE HANDOUT IN DOCUMENTS SECTION BELOW FOR DIRECTIONS ON USING EBSCO.

Villa's EBooks on Systems of the Human Body : Click Here

User ID is villamadonna ;   See school librarian for password.  You can read online, download as PDF, highlight, and print Villa Madonna's EBooks.

MLA for Students:  from Online Writing Lab, Purdue University http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

Many databases are available to students and teachers online. Two excellent resources are:

Kentucky Virtual Library    www.kyvl.org 

Get current ID and password from school librarian or phone reference desk of your local Kentucky public library.  SEE HANDOUT IN DOCUMENTS SECTION BELOW FOR DIRECTIONS ON USING KYVL.

AND

Kenton County Public Library    www.kentonlibrary.org

You need a Kenton County Library card barcode number to access databases through Kenton County Public Library. Through the Kenton County Public Library site, you can legally download free music, movies, and ebooks. 

Primary Sources Available Online (from Johnnie Mae Berry Library at Cincinnati State Community and Technical College)

http://www.cincinnatistate.edu/library/Start%20Your%20Research/reference

Library Wish List

Celebrate a birthday, graduation, or other special occasion by donating a book to the VMA library in someone's honor. A bookplate indicating the donor, the honoree, and the occassion will be affixed to each donated book.

To donate to the High School Library, send a check in any amount to the school, ATTN: High School Library or purchase a gift certificate to www.amazon.com, www.borders.com , or www.barnesandnoble.com from the SCRIP program, and ask that it be delivered to the high school library in your name. You get tuition reduction, your child benefits from the books! OR search www.amazon.com for the wish list for Villa Madonna Academy High School, and purchase online.