During Exams, the library is open for quiet, individual study only from 8:30 – 1 pm.
Got some time to get distracted? Browse through one of our many library databases and learn something new! Try out the Follett Shelf for fiction online. All usernames and passwords on p23 of the agenda. Best of luck on those exams.
Don’t forget the wealth of resources available through the Toronto Public Library site. They offer a wide array of resources such as free audiobooks, ebooks, (through mobile apps) and a large host of categorized databases and services. Check out the Study Skills (Study Skills Success) and grammar practice section (Tensebuster, Mango Languages). All you
The Earl Haig Library is introducing a new EBSCO search interface, Explora Canada.
Explora is A dedicated search interface for all of our school EBSCO databases. It is great first step to gather and locate quality information. It has a nice, slick interface that’s intuitive and simple to use. As always, access is available from our alphabetical list of sources on our library blog.
Explora Canada includes:
- Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results, including primary source documents, news articles, and video clips.
- Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic
- Topic Overviews that provide students with a starting point for research
- Citation help, including the ability to export citation information to online bibliography generators such as EasyBib and NoodleTools
This week the library welcomes grade 9 Canadian Geography classes into the library to begin research on their summative–Canada: Creating a Sustainable Future
For this assignment students will be playing the role of a community group and need to raise awareness among the population about a social/environmental issue occurring in Canada. Students will learn about developing higher order questions and using the database Canadian Point of View.
A recent example of how asking good questions can lead to a research breakthrough can be found here.
During the week the library will be extraordinarily busy with classes. Please work quietly during all times.
Also note the library will open at 11 am on Wednesday, May 4 to accommodate English exams which take place during the English Block.
(Day 4) English Summative Exam Day:
Exams: 9:00 – 11:00
Spec. Ed Exams 8:00 – 12:00
Lunch until 12:15
Period 1 12:20 – 1:20
Period 4 1:25 – 2:25
Period 5 2:30 – 3:30
The Earl Haig Library is proud to announce our new subscription to NoveList Plus.
NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
A list of our subscription databases is available here .
To get remote access from home please see a teacher/librarian.
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Interested in a new read just in time for March Break? Our Library Learning Commons has new arrivals in Teen Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Manga, Graphic Novels, etc. for you to browse!
Need assistance selecting the perfect read? Visit our newest subscription NoveList Plus, a premiere database for reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
Please speak with a Teacher-Librarian (Mr. Kopyto, Mr. Kissoon OR Ms. Lo Re) if further assistance is needed!
Be sure to also check out the latest reads for Teens at the Toronto Public Library over the break! Click here to see what’s new in Teen Fiction.
Remember to visit the EHSS Library Learning Commons just before the March Break to settle all fines!
We wish you a safe and relaxing break!