I just like to READ!

By - Systems Librarian December 14th, 2016

"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


“I just like to READ!” We know the feeling, Buddy!

Be sure to check out something from the library for the holiday break! Safe travels and warm holiday wishes to all our students, see you in the new year!

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

By - Research & Instruction Librarian June 2nd, 2014

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Happy summer!


  • Need to consult a library eBook?






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/>.

Ebsco App for Apple Devices

By - Research & Instruction Librarian January 24th, 2013

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 email prompt, Ebsco will send an email containing the following:

Dear EBSCOhost user,

To begin using the EBSCOhost iPhone and Android applications, follow the instructions below.

Step 1:
Download the app from the iTunes Store or Google Play

Step 2:
View this email on your device, then tap this authentication key

(Note: You must access the link in Step 2 from your device. The activation link will expire in 24 hours.)

Questions? Visit the support page or send an email to support@ebsco.com.

Thank you!

EBSCO Publishing


After following the email prompts the Ebsco app should be successfully downloaded on the selected device.

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

By - Research & Instruction Librarian December 6th, 2012

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.

In Celebration of Cricket eBook Now Available

By - Systems Librarian January 19th, 2012

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 descriptions and information related to the history of the game of cricket at SPS and the enduring popularity of the Cricket Holiday tradition.

Visit the Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives eBook page to see other available titles by clicking HERE.



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