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Professional Development Resources for Central Catholic High School

Welcome to the Central Catholic High School Professional Development Resources site.

Where you will find: Subscription database resources with PD content, links to education and professional web sites, links to local libraries, RSS (real simple syndication) feeds on education topics, resources for digital learning and instruction, and whatever other resources you'd like to see here.  If you have suggestions for what else could go on this site, please share!

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Search The Catalog - Destiny

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How to Renew a Book Online:

*You can only renew a book online before the due date!
1. Access the Destiny Online Card Catalog. 
2. Click on "Central Catholic High School." 
3. Log-in at the top, right hand corner:
        Your username is "firstname.lastname" (same as your CCHS email) & your default password is your 6-digit student ID
4. At the top, click on the "My Info" tab.  
5. To the right of each title, click "Renew."

ACRL Framework for Information Literacy

Association of College & Research Libraries: Framework for Information Literacy

Authority Is Constructed and Contextual

Information resources reflect their creators’ expertise and credibility, and are evaluated based on the information need and the context in which the information will be used. Authority is constructed in that various communities may recognize different types of authority. It is contextual in that the information need may help to determine the level of authority required.

Information Creation as a Process

Information in any format is produced to convey a message and is shared via a selected delivery method. The iterative processes of researching, creating, revising, and disseminating information vary, and the resulting product reflects these differences.

Information Has Value

Information possesses several dimensions of value, including as a commodity, as a means of education, as a means to influence, and as a means of negotiating and understanding the world. Legal and socioeconomic interests influence information production and dissemination.

Research as Inquiry

Research is iterative and depends upon asking increasingly complex or new questions whose answers in turn develop additional questions or lines of inquiry in any field.

Scholarship as Conversation

Communities of scholars, researchers, or professionals engage in sustained discourse with new insights and discoveries occurring over time as a result of varied perspectives and interpretations.

Searching as Strategic Exploration

Searching for information is often nonlinear and iterative, requiring the evaluation of a range of information sources and the mental flexibility to pursue alternate avenues as new understanding develops.

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