Dear Students, Staff & Families,
As we find useful resources for our BLS community, we will post them here. Many companies are temporarily offering free content and tools. To get the word out we will post updates via our Keefe Library News Blog, the Daily Bulletin, and Staff Announcements.
- Ms. Ellis & Ms. Harari
The New York Times and Verizon are partnering to provide free digital access at home to all high school students and educators during this time of emergency remote learning. All articles on the The New York Times are available until July 6 by going to nytimes.com or using the app. Students and teachers will receive an invitation email to sign up for their account. You must use that email to get the free access.
More than than 66,000 titles including documentaries, performances, feature films, speeches, news stories & newsreel. Spans a wide range of subject areas including anthropology, business, politics, film, health, U.S & world history, music, and more. Closed captioning & transcripts provided. Simply find the video you want, click Share at the top of the page, and grab the link for Google Classroom. The video will open directly when students click the link, no username or password necessary. Click here to access our trial.
Teen Book Cloud is offering their collection for free through August 31, 2020!
TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources for middle school and high school with Graphic Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. The collection is available online around the clock. No downloads, no waiting! If you can access the internet, you can be reading, watching, or listening.
TeenBookCloud - gr 7-12 ebook database
Direct Link: https://www.teenbookcloud.com/
AudioBookCloud - This site is an audio book database for kids to adults, however the direct link below provides direct access to the children's section.
Direct Link: http://www.audiobookcloud.com/
Don't forget about our many Keefe Library resources
You'll need your BPL library card number and PIN. If you need help, email Ms. Harari or Mr. Ellis. Browse through thousands of offerings, all for free. Connect to the BPL e-resource page for information on streaming and downloading Hoopla, RBDigital, Overdrive (now called Libby) and Kanopy.
Contact your librarians for help with resources, library cards, questions!
Office hours: Mon-Fri 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Ms. Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Harari at email@example.com
Tiny Scanner PDF app - use your phone to quickly scan and save documents as a pdf
Google Docs - Adding and responding to Comments on a Google Doc (YouTube OIIT video)
Adding Voice Comments in Turnitin - (YouTube OIIT video)