Check your library account
The following are directions for students to check to see what textbooks, library books, or fines are on the student's library account using Destiny Discover
Before returning books at the end of the year please confirm using Destiny Discover that...
- the books the student has matches what is on the account
- the books the student has matches barcodes on the account
- fines are taken care of by either returning old books or paying the fine in the student store
After returning books, please confirm that the books have left the account
Directions to Check Discover (library account)
Make sure you are logged into the student UUSD google account.
Discover will use google authentication to log into your library account
While logged into your student UUSD account, go to Destiny Discover
From Destiny Discover, Click "log in".
If the student is logged into the UUSD google account, clicking on the "sign in with Google" bar will pull up the student's account.
The Destiny Discover navigation bar has an option for “My Stuff”. There the student will be able to access important pieces of information, Checkouts and Fines.
Checkouts will show all currently checked out books that need to be returned
Fines will show if there are any library fines that need to be cleared (Example: late fines or damages)
Note: Consumables (books that you wrote in that do not have barcodes - not workbooks) do not need to be returned
THESE TEXTBOOKS ARE YOUR RESPONSIBILITY
You are responsible for the book with the barcode checked out to you.
Returning the barcode of another student will not clear your account so DO NOT LEAVE YOUR TEXTBOOK IN THE CLASSROOM
If there is damage to the book, it will be assessed when the book is reshelved not returned.
If you see damage that you did not cause, you must alert the library within a month of checkout
REASONS FOR FINES
Damage fines can vary in cost up to the complete replacement cost.
Fines include but are not limited to:
Losing a book (even if you turn in someone else’s book)
Giving book to another person (including a teacher) or leaving it in class.
Binding. Broken along the inside, coming apart, or loose.
Pages falling out, missing, or torn.
Sticky and stained covers and pages.
Graffiti or writing.
Excessive post-its requiring removal
Edges sides of book torn or exposed cardboard
Wet books where pages are warped and/or mildewed (Don’t press flowers)
Other unreasonable damages not listed but affect the life of the textbook
All claims that the book was damaged when received needs to be brought to the attention of the library a month after receiving the books; not after the student had them the entire year
FINES AND HOW TO CLEAR THEM
If I student has a book that is past the due date, the book will move to the fines
Consumables will go off the student's account after the school year ends
The two types of fines a student is going to see are the lost or damaged fines.
A lost fine can be cleared by returning the book or paying the fine
A damaged fine will need to be paid at the student store.
(NOTE) Trying to buy a replacement book must be agreed prior (contact the library)
Fines can be paid online through the Online Student Store
If you have any questions, concerns, or issues with your library account, the library staff
WHAT TO DO IF YOUR ACCOUNT IS NOT CLEARED
Contact library staff with specifics (paid fine, lost book, etc)
Pay the fine through the online student store and let the library staff the online student store has the payment and/or bring the receipt to the library
Track down the book(s) with the matching barcode(s) and return them