New Research Website!
Are you working on a research paper?
Do you need help?
Try the new Lynbrook Library Research website created by Ms. Ashworth and Ms. Logan to help make your life easier!
On the site you will find information and tutorials on:
- the research process,
- database searches,
- evaluating resources,
- and more!
Lynbrook's Date-a-Book Service
Do you need a date to cuddle up with this Valentine's Day? Are you looking for a way to add adventure and romance to your life?
Your Library Media Teachers have a new service for you: Lynbrook's Date-a-Book service!
Simply sign into your FUHSD Google Account and complete this form (http://bit.ly/date-a-book) by Wednesday, Feb. 11 giving us some information about you, and we will match you with the perfect book. Then we'll check it out to you and deliver it to your English class on Friday, February 13 so you can read over the break.
What are you waiting for? Your perfect match is just a short form away!
For more information, see Ms. Ashworth or Ms. Logan in the library.
Need a Study Break? Watch this!
Check out what's new!
Did you know that students at Lynbrook High School have free access to eBooks? These eBooks, which are print materials in electronic form, are available 24/7 from any internet connected device! The LHS Library has about 18,000 print books in its collection, but eBooks increase that number to over 140,000. You can also quickly navigate through the books, search them, and even highlight and annotate them.
Here's how to access eBooks through the LHS Library.
- Follett Shelf. If you sign in to Destiny (our card catalog), Follett eBooks will show up in your searches. You can also go directly to Follett Shelf to search only eBooks. To view video tutorials on how to log in to Destiny or use Follett Shelf, click here. There are also apps that allow you to search, download, and read eBooks on your portable device.
- EBSCO eBooks. This collection of 120,000+ eBooks covers a wide variety of topics. You can access EBSCO eBooks through the EBSCO databases or using EBSCO apps on your portable device. If you are off campus, you will need the user name and password available in School Loop. To view video tutorials on how to create an EBSCO account and access eBooks, click here.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library. A collection of dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works, the Gale Virtual Reference Library puts over 8,000 reference titles at your fingertips. You can use their app, Access My Library, to search for and read eBooks on your portable device. If you are off campus, you will need the user name and password available in School Loop. To view video tutorials on how to create a Gale account and access eBooks, click here.
For help setting up portable devices or accessing eBooks, check out the LHS Library YouTube Channel or come to the library.
Google a Day
Want to get better at Internet searching? Like solving puzzles? Check out Google a Day! There's a new challenge every day.