Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School

Library

Summer Reading

The Lincoln City Libraries Summer Reading Challenge begins on June 1, but you can register now and start reading! Visit the Lincoln City Libraries website for more information on logging pages, activities and events, and prizes!

Online Resources

Social Issues Resource Series (SIRS)  

This database is best used for research on current social and political issues.

Your search results will include academic journals, newspaper and magazine articles, graphics, charts, maps, primary sources, government documents, websites and multimedia. 

ProQuest eLibrary
This large general reference includes more than 2,000 full-text sources on a broad range of topics. 

Your search results will include academic journals, magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips.

NebraskAccess
A service from the Nebraska Library Commission, this collection of databases includes:  Small Business Reference Center, WorldCAT, EbscoExplora, MyHeritage, NoveList, Biography Reference Center, and more!

Wall Street Journal

New York Times Upfront

Lincoln Journal-Star

Omaha World-Herald

Internet Archive – This virtual library provides “universal access to all knowledge”.  Books, magazines, movies, music, television, software, artwork, virtually everything.

Open Libraries – A collaborative project with Internet Archive, this resource provides online access to Four Million Books.  Free access to Four Million Books.

JSTOR – This is your source for full-text primary sources, journal articles, art, news, and thousands of free e-books.

World Book Online – This venerable reference resource is more than just an encyclopedia, it is also a source for e-books, timelines, news, multimedia and integrated learning materials. 

Khan Academy – Study for your ACT, SAT or AP exams.  Get extra help in Math, Science, Reading, Art, Social Studies, Computer, Economics and Life Skills. 

TED Talks – Take a break from YouTube and browse these “ideas worth spreading”.  With more than 3,300 talks from Pope Francis to Elon Musk, you will find something inspiring and worth the 18 minutes of your time.

Smithsonian Learning Lab – Visit the world’s largest museum from home.  Find art, artifacts, photos, recordings, specimens and texts. 

ERIC The Education Resources Information Center is a database for finding information and resources in the field of education. 

Stay informed and up-to-date with current, accurate and authoritative information on Coronavirus from these sources:

Lancaster County Health Department

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization (WHO)

National Library of Medicine

Free eBooks and audioBooks:

Audible – Amazon’s audioBook library is allowing  FREE access while schools are closed.

BookBoon – Skills-based eBooks that are FREE for students!

Teen Book Club – This is a great resource for accessing your Lit Class novels in adapted formats.  You can read, listen, or read AND listen to books at the same time!

Open Libraries – A collaborative project with Internet Archive, this resource provides online access to Four Million Books.  Free access to Four Million Books. 

Experience Global Culture From Home:

Tour a Museum – These museums are offering free virtual tours!

Watch a Musical

Listen to a symphony or opera

Take an Art Class

Visit a National Park

Visit a Zoo

erin willis school librarianLibrarian: Erin Willis

Hours
Monday:
8:40 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: On the lower level, accessible from the main hallway just past the front office, or through study hall area.

Px Libris: Pius X Library Club

Friday, August 13, 2021, 12:30-3:30pm:  Kick-Off Meeting and Service Day!

The Pius X Library supports every student’s journey to Truth through an environment of reading and learning. 

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