Spring View Middle School

AMAZING!! eBooks and Audio Books!

AMAZING!! eBooks and Audio Books!title

Check out the new books available to you on your digital devices,
including audio books!
We use a platform called Sora, available as an app or on the web.
Click the icon to launch the program, or click here for directions!
  Sora
 Also check out Teaching Books for information about books and authors!   Card image cap
Digital Resources / Databases

Digital Resources / Databasestitle

If you are at school, use the links below. Many of them are also in the Clever Portal.
If you are  home, go to this RUSD Library Resources webpage for links and password information; you need to log in to Google to see the page..
 
Encyclopedia Britannica -- start here for any research project.
Ebsco Explora -- general database, with lots of newspapers, magazines, and primary sources
ProQuest -- general database, with lots of newspapers, magazines, and primary sources
Gale eBooks -- Searchable reference books, strong in biography.
FactCite -- Strong in biography
History Reference Center (Ebsco) -- For history research, right?
 
Points of View (Ebsco) -- Great for debate and persuasion.
SIRS Issue Researcher -- Great for debate and persuasion, current issues.
Discovery Video Streaming -- log in with your Google credentials and learn by watching a video!
 
Code Orange  -- Destiny Collection
 
 
For Citations & help with writing papers:

Noodletools
EasyBib

Placer County Library -- Check to see what databases are available, search for books, or link the public library to your Sora app using your library card number.  There is a great section on Homework Help!!
 
Black History Month is celebrated in February -- the theme is African Americans and the Vote.
 
Library Information

Library Informationtitle

The mission of the school library media program is to ensure that students
and staff are effective users of ideas and information, enabling them to be
literate life-long learners
   
Staff:     Mrs. Mangels, District Librarian 
               Mrs. Sato, Library Aide
               Mrs. McMullin, Library Aide            
               Mrs. Sabins, Library Aide             

Hours:   8:00 -- 3:00 Mon.
                
8:00 -- 3:30 Tues. - Fri.
                
Study Hall before school
                
Open every day at lunch

 Students "taste" some books in SV

 

 
Circulation Policies:
  •  Limit of 2 non-textbook materials at a time 
  •  Three week check out period 
  •  Renewals are allowed if student is actively reading book; limited when there is a long reserve list.
  •  Fines are charged for late materials:  10c per day for each book (school days only).
  •  Reserves may be placed on items which are out to another borrower.
  •  Use your student ID card for your library card.