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North Smithfield High School Library: Home

North Smithfield High School Library:

Welcome to the North Smithfield High School Library site!

Here, students and teachers have access to our library catalog, databases and many pages/guides for more specific resources to support a variety of projects and topics related to the curriculum.

 

North Smithfield High School Library Catalog:

(search for materials)

Find:

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Advanced Search

 

  • Students can log into their individual library accounts on the catalog with the same username and password information used for parent portal. 
  • Use the catalog above to search for materials owned by the high school library as well as materials owned by other school libraries around the state.
  • To search for materials outside our library, change the search location from "North Smithfield High School" to "RICAT." 
  • If we do not own what you are looking for, you can request that it be sent here.
  • See Mrs. Camara with any questions/issues.

**If requesting materials from an off-site library, we receive deliveries every Thursday.**

Online Resources:

Today's Science Database:

Today’s Science features thousands of original articles—using easy-to-understand, engaging language—by scientists and science journalists, based on the most current peer-reviewed journal articles. 

username: nshs

 password: northmen

Issues & Controversies in American History Database:

This database delivers dynamic, concise, and balanced coverage that provides the background, outcome, and contemporary points of view for every major debate and conflict in American history.

username: nshs

 password: northmen

World History in Context Database:

This resource will help students gain a more complete understanding of the people and cultures that formed our collective history.

The NS High School Password for this database is ns30344

Google Scholar:

"Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature."

National Geographic 1995-Present:

National Geographic Virtual Library: 1995-Present

Access Code: ns30344

Infobase:

Feature Films for Education offers hundreds of full length films for educational purposes.

  • Use the following to login to Feature Films:
    • Username: nshs
    • Password: northmen
  • **Once you have chosen a film to watch, you will be prompted to enter another username and password. Enter the following:
    • Username: 000001
    • Password: general
  • ** The password to watch a specific film changes every month. I will update as that happens.

NPR:

MLA formatting and examples:

For further information on MLA citations, In-text citations, Annotated bibliographies and more...

 

Flipster:

Read and research with access to full-text magazines in Flipster!

Bloom's Literature Database:

Bloom's Literary Reference Online features hundreds of essays examining the lives and works of great writers throughout history and the world.

username: nshs

password: northmen

Askri.org:

Free resources provided to Rhode Island residents including EBSCO, which contains quality information on a wide variety of topics.

Culture Grams:

Username: rilinkcgrams

Password: cgrams

Printer access for chromebooks:

Use the link above to add library printer privileges to your chromebook!

Librarian:

Jessica Camara's picture
Jessica Camara
Contact:
North Smithfield High School Library
412 Greenville Rd.
North Smithfield, RI 02896
4017662500

New York Times:

 

**Unlimited access on school grounds only**

*No username or password required*

Rhode Island Public Library catalog:

HELIN Consortium:

North Smithfield High School Interlibrary Loan and Service Policies:

Service Policy:

  • The North Smithfield High School library is open to all NS students and staff.

  • North Smithfield High School (NSJ) students, school district staff members, and parents may check out library materials.

  • Overdue fines are 5¢ per day with a limit of $5.00 per item.

  • Lost and/or damaged library materials must be paid for or replaced. Please speak to the librarian if you believe this situation applies to you.

Interlibrary Loan:

  • All items in circulation are available for interlibrary loan.

  • Library staff and patrons can submit interlibrary loan requests.

  • Local patron hold requests take precedence over interlibrary loan requests for the same item.

  • Items that are specifically reserved for in-library or classroom use are temporarily excluded from interlibrary loan as needed.

  • Students/staff are responsible for any fees acquired through an outside interlibrary loan institution.

  • Lost or significantly damaged items must be paid for at the cost of replacement. In certain circumstances, a replacement copy may be accepted.

  • Students and staff may request that materials be renewed.

  • Materials are delivered each Thursday.