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PHS Library

  • The Library and Media Center is the information hub of the Pittsburg High School campus. All textbooks, library books, and teachers’ editions circulate through the library making it an indispensable resource center for students and staff. The library has a collection of over 18,000 books, numerous magazines and unlimited online resources available on the library computers. The non-fiction collection is designed to support the school curriculum and contains a variety of books specifically selected to provide information that is useful for students’ research projects. The library computers are the gateway to the internet and also provide access to Destiny, our library catalog, and Microsoft Office for creating a variety of documents.

    Library Use

    Students are welcome to use the library before and after school and during their lunch and brunch periods on a space available basis.

     

    For Teachers:

    • To schedule your classes to pick up books, novels, calculators, etc., please go to:  https://forms.gle/TCviBD9dsbDXg2RQ9 
    • To schedule classes to use the library and/or computer lab in the library, please go to: signupschedule.com/phslibrary
    • If you would like to send a small group of students (please, no more than 3 at a time), follow these steps:

    1.  Call the library to be sure Ms. Canfield is in and available to accomodate your students

    2.  Write a hall pass which includes all of student names, today's date, and a time

    3.  Send your students to research, learn, and grow!

California K-12 Digital Resources

Online content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, ProQuest research databases, and TeachingBooks.net are available — at school, at home, in libraries, on laptops, on phones — to all.

These three databases are provided for all California students from the California State Library.


Encyclopaedia Britannica (PreK-12)

A comprehensive interactive resource for research and learning for grades K-12. Includes correlations to California Content Standards and other valuable teacher resources. Post links directly to each school level, elementary, middle or high.

Elementary  Middle  High Escolar

Need help from Britannica? See our support page. (800) 621-3900 x 7160 | edsupport@eb.com

TeachingBooks.net (PreK-12)

One-stop resources for books you are reading and teaching, including author and illustrator interviews, lesson plans, and other enrichment content.

      

      

Need help from TeachingBooks.net? See our support page. (800) 596-0710 | accounts@TeachingBooks.net

ProQuest (Grades 3-12)

CultureGrams SIRS Discover SIRS Issues Researcher elibrary Guided Research Edition elibrary Database Edition ProQuest Central Student ProQuest Research Companion Schools and Educators Complete

* The icons above and main links below work for accessing these resources on your school campus. Students and staff with the district/school's off-campus access name and access codes should use the "Off-Campus Access" links below when using from public libraries or other non-school locations.

Need help from ProQuest? See our support page. (800) 521-0600 ext. 72971 | customerservice@proquest.com