Secondary Library

Quote of the Quarter

Google can bring you back 100,000 answers, a librarian can bring you back the right one.”

–Neil Gaiman.

Kowalczyk P. (Ocf 24, 2018). 50 thought-provoking quotes about libraries and librarians. Retrieved from: https://ebookfriendly.com/best-quotes-about-libraries-librarians/


Announcements

  • Welcome! - We are looking forward to a very busy and exciting school year.

  • Secondary Library Hours - The library is open weekdays from 8:00am - 4:30pm. Come one. Come all. Everyone from the ACS Community is welcome to check out our latest arrivals and more. Take advantage of our new curbside pick up system (Coming SOON)

Articles

Did you know?

Click on this link to know more about the benefits of ebooks.

Importance of ebooks in Education

The aim of eBooks is to simplify and enhance the overall learning experience. Digital Books make the learning process more interactive and engaging.

Instead of listening to one person continuously talking, students can now actively participate in the learning process. Integrating eBooks into classroom teaching makes learning a fun and engaging experience. Gone are the days when students had to carry a bag full of books every day to classrooms and back home.

Reference: Harman, Mike. ebook solution (October 23rd,2018). Kitaboo

Digital Resources

Your Library Digital Resources

The library is an important place for a student's life. It is a HUB of KNOWLEDGE.

Currently there is a lot of information and a variety of digital resources. We can easily get lost!

KEEP CALM and get organized by:

  • Have everything in ONE place.

  • QUICK ACCESS to your digital resources.

To visit our NEW HS Library site go to: MS - HS Library

Useful Resources

To visit our online catalog go to this link: HS LIBRARY CATALOG

  • Articles

    • 25 Essential Books That Every College Student Should Read - A list of some writing masterpieces that are worth your attention and essential for college students to read. Read more.

    • 15 Steps to Good Research - Tips on how to conduct good research from the Georgetown University Library. Read More.


  • Sites & Links

    • Bibme - This is a free fully automatic bibliography makes generating citations easy.

    • Library of Congress Digital Collections - With millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections, the library of Congress is a good place to find rich, diverse and enduring sources of knowledge.

    • LibriVox Audio Books - This website provides free access to over 24,000 audio books. Each audio book can be streamed over the internet or downloaded for later use. All LibriVox audio books can be freely listened to and shared.

    • Project Gutenberg - This website is the oldest digital library. It started as a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works, to "encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks". Most of the items in its collection are the full texts of public domain books. As of 3 October 2015, Project Gutenberg reached 50,000 items in its collection.

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