SJSH School Library News
Providing Ebook Access
Ebooks at Sodus SJSH School library:
We have 275 titles. 127 titles are informational text.
Follett Shelf ebooks are accessed via the internet from school or home through the library's home page. Never lose a book again!
The Intermediate and the Jr. Sr. High Libraries offer ebooks for staff and students
To log in:
Guest (to read, but not checkout) This is a guest password for all to use. You can view them to just look at the book. Ex: whole class with smart board!
Username: first initial, last name (ex.lwinder)
Staff and Students
Ask if you need an account to be created.
Access databases from anywhere you have internet:
Open Chrome to the SCD web page
Under schools, select High School
On left, select Jr. Sr. Library
On center, select Click here for library databases
This is one password to access all electronic subscriptions in a session.
Turn it in-Turnitin improves the student writing cycle by preventing plagiarism and providing rich feedback to students
Facts on File: American History Online-Spanning more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history,
Culture Grams-Cultures of 182 countries and territories, maps, statistics, glossary and 50 US states with timelines.
Novelist Plus- NoveList Plus, a readers' advisory service, provides information about fiction titles, offers author, title, and series read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists, professional book reviews, and reader recommendations. Audio books, Award Winners, Books to Movies, Feature Articles and Common Core connections are included in the contents. You may create and share your own customized reading lists.
Rosen Teen Health & Wellness-The NEW Teen Health & Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers the award-winning, critically acclaimed online resource provides middle school and high school students with nonjudgmental, straightforward, standards-aligned, curricular and self-help support. Topics include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, green living, financial literacy, and more.
EasyBib School Edition- provides students with the tools to enhance critical thinking skills and research habits
Teachingbooks – authors, literature lesson plans and ideas
Opposing Viewpoints in Context- helps students research, analyze, and organize a broad variety of data, complete writing assignments, prepare for debates, and create presentations
Database 101: learn Turnitin
The library is a place of quiet reading, work and study. Please respect this atmosphere.
Cards and other recreational activities are not permitted.
Food and drink must be left at front counter upon arrival
Computers are to be used primarily for school work. Games are not permitted.
Students coming to the library from a class must have a pass from that teacher.
New Resource: SCOLA.org
"SCOLA is a non-profit educational organization that provides authentic foreign language resources in more than 175 native languages. SCOLA receives and re-transmits foreign TV programming from around the world and provides other foreign language resources, language lessons, and learning material on this website"
Insta-Class: ask me how this could be used with your substitute teachers
Free trial: ends 10/31/15
Your feedback is welcomed as it is a very low cost subscription and may be offered soon.
Research season has begun. Are you ready? Let your library media specialist help guide your students through the familiar stumbles
.. how to start
..find a topic
..where (and how) to find credible sources
..how to put it all together
LMSs provide students guidance, inspiration, and the right resources. Let me know how I can partner up with you to help stretch your students in just the right ways.