Media Center Resources

Using the online catalog Destiny
Click on the link in the menu on the right side of the MC site.  Students may login using their 5-digit Student ID number (username) and first three letters of their last name (password).  If you don't want  to place a reserve, you don't need to login to search the collection.

Using Facts on File (Infobase) databases:
See Ms Anderson in the Media Center for the
username and password for this service.
Included are:  American History, U. S. Government, Modern World History, Ancient and Medieval History, World Geography and Culture, Bloom's Literary Reference, Ferguson's Career Guidance Center, The World News Digest, Issues & Controversies, Issues & Controversies in American History.  Additional tools
available include elearning modules:  America at War, Global Exploration, Life in America, Top Careers with a 2-year Degree Program, Your Government: How It Works, Exploring Career Clusters.
All of these are free to Roncalli students, faculty, and staff.

Sweet Surfing!

Need help looking for the very best websites?  Confused about which sites provide reliable information for students?  Look no more!  "findingDulcinea" and its group of net knowledgeable humans pull together websites, information, curious facts and figures and put this information into "web guides"--including topics such as Foreign Language, Education, Careers, Reference.   So much information, so little time. Try this site out to help you navigate the net and find usable, reliable research material.
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Digital Media in the Media Center

Digital Media Club meets Mondays from 3:10-4:00 p.m.  Students learn about film mixing and editing, photo editing, sound mixing and editing, cgi, computer animation, graphic design, digital music composition, web 2.0 tools, and more.  Students participate in various service projects throughout the school year including monthly liturgies, Good Friday services, Open House, and Rebelation.  Students film convocations, the Student Council's Battle of the Bands and Talent Show and produce dvds for sale to the student body.