Welcome to the Nyack High School Library

Library   Biblioteca   圖書館  գրադարան   bibliothèque   perpustakaan  

ライブラリ  thư viện   도서관  ห้องสมุด    fale faitautusi   knjižnica  

библиотека   könyvtár   knihovna   taman pustaka   maktabadda    مكتبة

The library has print materials, non-print materials, electronic resources and more available for all students. Students may use the library during their lunch period, their option period, their study hall and after school. All students must have a pass to enter the library for any reason during the school day. All students must sign in each period they enter the library. We look forward to serving our students with their curriculum needs. It is recommended that all students join the librarian's Google Classroom Page, class code: VLTY3Ai, for more information about the library and school assignments. You can also follow the library on Instagram for the most recent library updates and announcements @NyackHSLibrary.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Students who still have overdue books from last school year will be unable to borrow items until they return, replace, or pay for their missing books
  • Students - Please take this brief (2 question) survey regarding eBooks: Student eBook Survey  Your feedback is important!
  • HS Students and Faculty now have access to audio books from Tales2Go! For more information click the following:  Login Guide and Letter Form.pdf  or  Login Guide Parent Letter Spanish.pdf 
  • Adulting 101 Club - new this year! Next Meeting will be on Tuesday, December 3rd in the library! 
  • Book Club meets once per month during lunch in the library. New members are always welcome! For more information, see Ms. Birro!
  • The next Book Club meeting will be on Tuesday, December 10th during lunch, in the library! All are welcome! We'll have snacks!
  • Chess Club meets every Wednesday after school in the library. New members are always welcome! For more information, see Mr. Freuman!
  • To view a video recap of Nyack High School's first ever Teen Tech Week (TTW), which was held in the library last March, click here

CONTACT

Ms. Amanda Birro

Library Media Specialist

abirro@nyackschools.org

 Ms. Bernice Culpepper

Library Clerk Typist

bculpepper@nyackschools.org

Phone

(845) 353-7142

Hours

Monday - Friday

7:15 AM - 3:15 PM

FROM THE LIBRARIAN

Hello! My name is Amanda Birro, the library media specialist at Nyack High School. I look forward to helping students find the resources they need to accomplish both academic and personal tasks. One of my goals is to have the library help each student achieve their maximum potential as 21st century learners. I aspire to create a welcoming environment for all.

If a book or other item that is property of the library is lost or damaged, we will contact you. You have the option to replace the item with a new one directly to the library or a check can be made out to Nyack Public Schools for the cost of the item so that it may be replaced.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact me. I look forward to working with you all and to an exciting year ahead!

Cite Your Sources

Noodletools

A website that assists users step by step to create a bibliography in MLA (Nyack District required), APA or Chicago format. Each student must create a personal username and password to use.  You can log in from home as well.

Avoid Plagiarism

 

Turnitin

A plagiarism prevention tool for both student and faculty use. Students must create a username and password.

FREQUENTLY USED DATABASES:

 

Gale databases

Includes over 40 databases, many funded by NOVEL, New York State Library. Power Search option will search all or selected databases simultaneously.  The two databases funded by the Nyack School District are Student Resources in Context and Science in Context.

 To use from home -See Librarian for Remote Access ID and PW

   

Ebsco Databases

Includes the database  Advanced Placement Source among others. Click on Ebsco Host Web to access all databases individually. Click on Explora Secondary Schools to search all databases simultaneously and to access content through identified subject areas.

 To use from home -See Librarian for Remote Access ID and PW

  

Worldbook Encyclopedia

An online encyclopedia, also includes periodical articles and website links.

 To use from home -See Librarian for Remote Access ID and PW

 

 

  

Credo Reference

A database of over 800 full text reference books with over 3 million entries.  Has a search engine component and images associated with many search terms.

 To use from home -See Librarian for Remote Access ID and PW

NY Online Virtual Electronic Library

  

Provided by the New York State Library

24/7 Research Databases

 Supported by the Rockland BOCES School Library System 

Teaching Books

Provided by the Rockland School Library System

NY Heritage Digital Collections

  

New York Heritage is a research portal for students, educators, historians, genealogists, and anyone else who is interested in learning more about the people, places and institutions of New York State.

Wall Street Journal

  You should be able to use any browser while on the school network.

New York Times

 

Full access is granted when using the Internet Explorer browser while on the school network.