DHS Learning Commons

The Learning Commons is a blend of physical and virtual library resources where learners create new understandings together in a collaborative setting. DHS Learning Commons is available for reading, research, and networking in a quiet study environment.



Research Resources

eBook Collection - We have a growing collection of eBooks to choose from!

Gale Resources - The home page of the Gale databases we subscribe to and Gale eBooks we have purchased.

Questia - A fantastic database for in-depth research. This one requires a log-in, so see Ms. Straub or Mrs. Dunn for yours.

MeL databases - Huge collection of databases provided by the State of Michigan. Thanks, Michigan! 

10/2016: We are currently migrating content from the old DHS Learning Commons website to the new site. Here is a link to the old site: http://dhslearningcommons.edublogs.org/



M-W  7:30am - 4:00pm
Th-F 7:30am-3:00pm

closed for staff meetings

Contact Us

Media Specialist
Ms. Lauren Straub
Media Assistant
Mrs. D'Ann Dunn

(734) 424-4240 ext. 7150

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  • Dexter Community Schools  734-424-4100
  • Bates School, 2704 Baker Rd.
    Dexter, MI 48130 
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