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Narragansett High School Library: Books

Home page for Narragansett HS LibGuides

Search the NHS Library Catalog Here (RICAT/Follett)!

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan FAQ's

  • Who can use ILL?
    • Any student, faculty or staff member of Narragansett High School
  • How long does ILL take?
    • Books generally arrive between one and three weeks.
  • How much does ILL cost?
    • This service is free to all RILINK members.
  • How do I make a request?
    • If you would like to request and borrow a book from a participating RILINK library, log into RICAT, conduct your search and then click the "Hold It" button.  This will prompt the request.  See specific directions on how to log in above. If you need further help, see the librarian or library assistant.
  • How will I know when the book has arrived at the school?
    • You will be called down to the library when the book has come in.
  • How long can I keep the book?
    • You have three weeks to use the book.  If you need more time, contact the librarian or library assistant for help.

Outside Users

  • From which NHS collections may I borrow?
    • For students, faculty and staff borrowing from Narragansett High School's library, you may borrow from any collection except the Reference collection.  Only faculty members are allowed to borrow from the DVD/audio book collection. 

 

Access NHS Library Catalog Home Page

Logging into / Using Follett Destiny Discover (NHS Library Catalog)

Novelist--A Way to Find Books That You Want to Read!

Check out Novelist to help you find a book to read!

Search Hints

What is a title search?

A title search searches for the exact title of the material trying to locate. (ex: A Tale of Two Cities)

What is an author search?

An author search will search for any items that contain the author's name. (ex: Charles Dickens)

What is a subject search?

A subject search will search all subject headings attached to the items in the catalog and match them to the search term entered. (ex: History--1940's)

What is a keyword search?

A keyword search will seach the items in the catalog and produce search results that contain the keywords entered in the search bar. Keyword searches may contain the words "and," "or," "and not" to help focus your search. (ex: self-image and media, ex: video games or gaming, ex: vegetarianism and not veganism)

What is a series search?

A series search will search for a specific series title and will produce a list of all the books within that series. (ex: Opposing viewpoints)

College and University Libraries

Request a book from the HELIN network

How?

  1. Print out a copy of the book's information, and bring it to Mrs. Gongoleski or Mrs. Gunning, and they will request the book for you.  You will be called down to the library when the book is delivered.  **This is a slow process, and it may take your book 1-2 weeks to arrive.

 

Ocean State Libraries eBooks

Logging into/Searching OSLRI eZone (Public Library)

Ocean State Libraries

Two ways to request materials from Ocean State Libraries

How?

  1. Print out a copy of the book's information, and bring it to Mrs. Gongoleski and she will request the book for you.  **This is a slow process, and it may take your book 1-2 weeks to arrive.
  2. OR...Log in to the Ocean State Library website using your public library card number.  Find the book in your search results, and then click on the "Request It" icon located underneath the book's title.  Finally, select the public library location where you would like to pick up the book.  **This process is usually quicker, but you will need to get yourself to the public library to pick up the materials when they arrive.