Library Media Center


LMC Staff
Jan O'Daniel - Library Media Specialist

Jedy Hodge - Library Clerk

Links & Resources

Based on student votes, the winner of the JHHS March Madness Battle of the Books tournament is The Hate U Give by Angies Thomas.  Find a copy of this popular award-winning book @ the JHHS LMC.

AP Literature & AP Language Reading List

Best of the Books Book Lists
Want reading recommendations? Take a look at awards & honors lists here. The JH LMC has almost every title listed here!

Big Read Book List 2018 Check out a book from this great list of award-winning titles. These books are available in the LMC.

Watch HCEC-TV's 2018 Big Read video here!

Book Search  Search here for books in the JHHS library collection

Books in a Series 

Focus40 Book Club Join Ms. O'Daniel for a monthly book discussion. 

CQ Researcher  A Current Issues Digital Database
*See a library staff member for the id and password for home access.

Digital Library Card from Hardin County Public Library - Learn more here.

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) is the world's most widely used index to educational-related literature.

Google Scholar  Google Scholar is a web search engine that specifically searches scholarly literature and academic resources.

Hardin County Public Library

 Kentucky Virtual Library IconKentucky Virtual Library - Homepage
KYVL - high school sources
*The Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) provides high-quality library and information resources to all Kentuckians to support information literacy, college and career readiness, academic research and lifelong learning.
*Pick up a helpful KYVL reference sheet in the library.
*See a library staff member for the id and password for home access.

LearningExpress  - Set up a free account for access to ACT, SAT, PSAT, & AP test prep. *See a library staff member for the id and password for home access. Also, see the LearningExpress menu for a wealth of other FREE resources.

PBS Great American Read 2018

Ready Reference  A Collection of Useful and Diverse Websites 

Research and Citation Help - Don't plagiarize! Be sure to credit your sources! Find help here.

Website Evaluation

LMC Program Goals


  • To promote information literacy, which is the ability to locate, evaluate, select, and utilize information.
  • To provide intellectual and physical access to materials in various forms.
  • To provide instruction to foster success and interest in reading, viewing, evaluating, and using information and ideas.
  • To stimulate and encourage the enjoyment of reading and learning.
  • To support the educational mission and goals of John Hardin High School.