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    I just like to READ!

    "I just like to READ!" - we know the feeling! Check out an ebook for the holiday break - our OverDrive display has some holiday selections to get you started. #ohrstromlibrary #read #ebook #ebooks #overdrive #librarydisplay #librariesofinstagram @overdrive_libs

  • Databases,  Fine Arts,  General Works,  Geography,  History,  Humanities,  Library News,  Literature,  Mathematics,  Natural Sciences,  Research

    Happy Summer! Wherever you are, the library’s right there too.

    Happy summer!   Need to consult a library eBook?   An international newspaper?   Consider an environmental issue?   Check some stats?   Take an SAT practice exam?   All of the library’s digital collections are available to you anytime, anywhere.  Simply login to http://vpn.sps.edu with your SPS credentials to access the entire digital library while off the grounds. Warm wishes for a wonderful summer!   Image source: Laughy, Lisa. eOhrstrom. 2014. Ohrstrom Library. St. Paul’s School. Web. 2 June 2014. <http://library.sps.edu/ebooks/>.

  • Databases,  Technology

    Ebsco App for Apple Devices

    Ohrstrom Library purchases a variety of research content from longtime library vendor, EbscoHost, including a suite of digital journals, magazines & newspapers and a collection of over 112,000 eBooks. To search these collections while on-the-go, consider the Ebsco App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch (iOS 3 or higher). To download the app, first create a free account with Ebsco using the link in the upper-righthand corner of any Ebsco product. After creating this account, the bottom of the Ebsco page contains a link referring to their available apps. Clicking this link will prompt one to enter the email address associated with the newly created Ebsco account.  After completing this…

  • Databases,  General Works,  History,  Humanities,  Literature,  Mathematics,  Natural Sciences,  Religion,  Research,  Social Sciences

    94,000+ (more!) eBooks: Ebsco Academic eBook Collection

    Ohrstrom Library is very pleased to share it’s newest eBook acquisition: the Ebsco Academic eBook Collection. This collection currently contains over 94,000 eBooks and is expected to add new titles every month. This collection can be searched in it’s entirety by using the collection’s search box: Titles are also discoverable by author, title and subject using the Library Catalog (an index tool to all of the Library’s print and digital book holdings). Questions about the Library’s eBook collections?  Please feel to contact Lura Sanborn (lsanborn at sps dot edu) with questions or to arrange for a personal eBook tour.

  • Archives,  History,  Library Tech

    In Celebration of Cricket eBook Now Available

    A new eBook is available from the St. Paul’s School Archives eBook collection: In Celebration of Cricket: From School Sport to Celebrated Tradition is available in ePub format for download and viewing on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices with iBooks installed.  It has been designed specifically for viewing in iBooks, but can also be read with a more basic layout on any eBook reader that supports the ePub file format. You can download this new eBook by clicking HERE. This eBook presentation is a companion to the archives online exhibit of the same name viewable HERE.  It contains photographs from the St. Paul’s School archives collection and includes…