Library Hours 7A-3:30P M-F

Staff :

Mrs. Hall, Teacher Librarian

Mrs. Kavanagh, Library Technician

Mrs. Esposito, Library Media Assistant II

Ms. Ng, Library Media Assistant II

Textbooks

TEXTBOOKS:  Please have your ID card and schedule to check out materials.  

Welcome to the GOLDEN BEAR LIBRARY

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Non-fiction selections (Great narrative non-fiction for outside reading) This list is only a sample of what's in our collection . Check the catalog for more interesting titles both print and eBooks. (if you are having problems viewing the link, click here for a pdf version.   

ONLINE RESOURCES

Search the Library catalog 

Access print and over 6,000 eBooks by Ebsco and Gale Reference directly from the catalog.

Books are easily read online. Also, Ebsco eBooks can be read online or you can check it out and read it on your device.

 

If you want to check out an Ebsco eBook to a device, create a Ebsco user account and use the Ebsco ebook app or Blue Fire Reader.  (Both available at iTunes/Google Play) . Go to database help page for more information.

 

GALE  Virtual Reference Library     GALE eBook reference collection . Search the collection directly from here. Gale books can also be accessed through the library catalog.

Gale ebooks connects directly to Google Drive. Download articles , save notes, citations directly to your Google drive.

 

Go to database help for tutorials and tip sheets for Gale , Ebsco ,Sirs and the catalog.

 

 

 

No login required on campus. Login and password required for off campus only. Password sheets are available at the circulation counter in the library (Off campus, you only need to log in once, unless you clear your cookies)

NEW ! - RESEARCH TOPICS SAMPLE GUIDE

DATABASES

Search EBSCO :  (General periodicals , academic journals and peer reviewed) Includes the following :

At the main search screen, choose a specific database such as :

  • Ebsco basic/advanced search and Explora (visual search) for :  Online Magazines, Biographies, Primary Sources, videos, images & more.,
  • Points of View
  • Literary Reference Center,
  • History Reference Center,

Go to the database help page  to access database video tutorials and other helpful tools for:
Ebsco features such as creating an account, saving , printing, advanced searching

SIRS database features for Issue Researcher, Government Reporter, Renaissance and WebSelect 

 

Search SIRS - Social Issues Resources Series:     key issues and topics updated daily  from newspapers, magazines, journals , government and international publications that are hand selected by the SIRS staff.

  • SIRS Issues Research - covers leading issues most studied and debated by students . Reviews the pro/con viewpoints.
  • Government Reporter - Historic and government documents, directories and almanacs.
  • Renaissance- current perspectives on the Arts & Humanities.
  • WebSelect - web sites reviewed by the Sirs editorial staff. 

 

 

Search Bloom's Literature Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature. Full length plays included.

Search Infobase Video on Demand - unlimited access to thousands of full-length videos and clips on core-curriculum topics

 

(No login /password required on the campus network for any of the databases. At home, use the log in information provided by your teacher or from the library.)

TVHS READERS Club Corner

READ MEET CONNECT

@ the BOOK CLUB PAGE

 

 

 


Go to the TVHS Readers page for more information , reviews, activities and other club recommendations.