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Complete source for peer-reviewed scholarly articles across all academic disciplines

Authoritative automotive repair covers the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years.

Academic articles, reports, news, book reports, and more in the field of education

Multimedia coverage of environmental issues, including health care and climate change.

Literary content integrates with subject indexing for a full research experience.

Magazine, news, and journal articles on general interest topics and current events

Health-focused magazines, reference, video, and more.

Regional, national, and world newspapers

Una coleccion de revistas hispanicas con textos completos.

Learn about animals, plants, music science, sports, and more

Literary works, biographies, images and much more for the lit student.

Biography, criticism, and overviews on writers and specific works in all disciplines

Fun, substantive content takes kids 6-14 on adventures in science, nature, culture and space.

Continuously updated information and opinions cover hot issues.

Academic articles, images, topic selections, and more for middle schoolers

Academic articles, videos, experiments, and more

Signed essays on 2,000 authors and genres from the acclaimed print series.

An engaging student experience merges magazines, news, multimedia and more.

In-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world.

This portal will take you to all of your Britannica Digital Learning products provided to you by the state of Texas where you will find trustworthy source material for information or verified multimedia resources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bobcat Learning Commons 

Welcome to Our Library!

FOR STUDENTS:

Hey Bobcats! It has been a very strange past couple of months, hasn't it? We are all learning to live in a different way that is pretty tough to get used to, but we are doing it. The library will work differently this year, thanks to COVID-19. We are going to limit the number of students who can be in the library at any one time, and we are going to limit the amount of touching things, which includes books, computers, magazines, and makerspace stuff. Look to the itslearning course SFMS Library News to find out how the library will work this year. We will still always work to get the best books into your hands

 

 

FOR PARENTS:    

Keep up to date with library activities and news you can use by checking out our 

Facebook page.

For the students who are staying home for school, we are offering a concierge service for book pick-up. Your child will find a print book in our online library catalog, Destiny Discover and signing in with his or her short username (the first part of their gmail address up to the @) and then place a hold on that book. The library staff will pull the book and put it in a holding area. You can drive up to the school and call the circulation desk at which time we will bring the book to your car. Keep your children reading! It will keep them from getting bored and improve their literacy.

FOR TEACHERS:

Teachers, make sure to check out the itslearning course, SFMS Library News for our new library policies and information that will help you and your students such as how to navigate Destiny Discover, the new look to our online catalog, instructions on accessing Sora, the eBook and audiobook app that is funded by the district and other info that you can use. We look forward to seeing you.

Find interesting news and tips you can use on our Library Facebook page

 

EMPOWER-EXPLORE-CONNECT-CREATE!

Library Hours:

Monday-Thursday 7:00am-4:30pm

Friday 7:00am-3:45pm

These hours are in effect except when there are meetings or other events in the library.

Need to contact me?

Circulation desk phone 713-251-4747 (Best number during the day)

E-mail me here

Don't hesitate to call or e-mail if you need help.


Media Resources:

Spring Forest Database Log ins

Learn to Code.

International Children's Digital Library

Use the International Children's Digital Library to find books that students can read in their native languages.

Downloadable eBooks and audio books with Overdrive

Login to Destiny, our online catalog and home of district databases Find Spring Forest and click on the link to enter Destiny where you can access our eBooks, downloadable audio books, and print books. Log in and explore what we have!

OmniLibros is an annotated bibliography to help teachers, librarians, reading resource staff, and parents select and use recently (since 2010) published English-language tradebooks that promote understanding across global cultures. For young readers looking for good international reads, it may spark an exploration of new worlds. The annotated books have been translated into English; published in English outside of the US; or published in the US, but set in another country.