Overdrive eBooks are now available to MCHS students!!

 

 

Browse / Search / Discover

your next great read

on the Overdrive mobile app

or on your computer

PROJECT DUE NEXT WEEK? The Online Reference Centre can help with that!

Not exactly sure what the ORC is? The ORC is a source of vetted online reference resources that support the K-12 curriculum. In addition, all of the ORC resources are accessible anytime, from anywhere with an Internet connection.

 

The resources on LearnAlberta.ca's Online Reference Centre* provide:

Current 24/7 access to newspapers
Current information on countries to the last six months
Interactive Political, Topographical, and Historical maps
eReference books, encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, and statistics

* When you login at school you will be automatically authenticated. Access outside of school will require a district username/password. Please check with the librarian for the username/password information.

The Alberta Research Portal is now available to all Albertans!

The ALBERTA RESEARCH PORTAL (ARP) is your gateway to a world-class collection of primary sources. This portal lets you access the Gale Primary Sources collection, a resource with 69 unique primary source collections, including extensive resources related to First Nations and Indigenous peoples, the Associated Press Collections, Smithsonian Collection Online, Archives of Human Sexuality and Gender, Sabin Americana, and 25 titles from the Gale Virtual Reference Library, to name but a few.

WHAT CAN THE ALBERTA RESEARCH PORTAL BE USED FOR?

The ARP can help with a wide variety of research needs. These may include:

  • Scholarly or academic research
  • Personal projects, such as writing books or creating art
  • Genealogy
  • Homework and school projects
  • Legal research
  • Community projects and initiatives

Free Audiobooks and Ebooks!

Loyal Books - Choose from thousands of free audiobooks and ebooks. Read online or download the Loyal Books App and start your own library.  Forgot your Shakespeare novel and need to finish your homework?  Loyal Books has the ebook and audio you need to get your work done.  Check it out online or download the App!

Coding with BB-8

Computer science impacts many areas of our lives.  Work with BB-8 and get introductory experience with coding and computer science. Use both drag-drop blocks and JavaScript to help BB-8 complete a series of tasks.  Learn to identify key computer science vocabulary and make connections between computer science concepts and the real world.

Check it out at - https://code.org/starwars

 

LEGO Robotics? Check it Out!

We are starting a new LEGO Robotics group in the library. Come join in the fun and see what you can create.

(Below is robot built and programmed to circumnavigate an object using touch and ultrasonic sensors to find its way.)

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