Library & Media Center

Welcome to the RSJ Library Media Center

The purpose of the Rancho San Joaquin Middle School Library Media Center is to serve and support the students and staff of our school by providing a rich variety of materials to enhance curricular needs and promote a lifelong love of learning.

Our mission is:

  1. To educate our students in information literacy and the strategies and skills so they will become effective users of ideas and information.
  2. To enrich our students with a wealth of materials that support what they are learning through our curriculum.
  3. To encourage our students to develop an appreciation for reading that will promote a lifelong love of learning.
  4. To empower our students to become independent and self-directed learners.

Destiny - Our online library catalog; search for books and link to useful websites

NoodleTools - our online bibliography and note-taking generator!

Online Databases linked below have been purchased by IUSD.

Usernames and passwords are required for use- see page 16 of your Student Planner!

Britannica School - online encyclopedia from Encyclopedia Britannica

ABC-CLIO - online databases for history and humanities


Mrs. Lockliear has  put together a helpful video regarding technology here at Rancho. Take a look HERE.

Visit her tech help chat, visit