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Sources: e-books for pleasure reading

What is Axis 360?
Axis 360 is a collection of current fiction and non-fiction e-books and audiobooks that you can access online 24/7 from the library's website or directly in the Axis 360 app on your mobile device.  

What device can I use Axis 360 on?
You can use Axis 360 on any iOS, Android or Windows devices. Axis 360 can also be used on the Kindle Fire. Download the free Axis 360 app from your app store, search for the Newton South Library and use your school log in to create an account.

How many items may I check out and for how long?
Currently you may check out three items and keep them for two weeks.

See the library staff or visit the Axis 360 Help website for answers to FAQs. The Axis 360 YouTube channel also has many support videos.

NPS OverDrive  - use your school login.
[The first time you access the OverDrive login your browser may ask you to verify the site. Please verify and proceed.]

 

What is OverDrive?
OverDrive digital library is a website that allows 24/7 online access to a digital collection of e-books, audiobooks, music and videos.

How many ebooks may I check out and for how long?
Currently you may check out five books. You may keep the book(s) for three weeks.

How to return titles before the end of the lending period?
View this help page from OverDrive

Visit the OverDrive Help website for anwsers to FAQs.

From NSHS FollettShelf
1. Login to Newton South High School FollettShelf.

2. Scroll over book covers to read quick information.

3. Click on the title to open the e-book or audiobook

Click on the Passwords tab at the left for remote login information.

 

From NSHS library catalog:
1. Find a title with a Follett icon follett icon ebook e-book or follett icon audio audiobook
(our current collection is small)
2. Click Open and login to FollettShelf

3. Title will open in a new tab
(you will see an unavailable message if the title is currently checked out)

Small collection of fiction and non-fiction titles. After login, you will be able to read title immediately in browser.

Click on the Passwords tab at the left for remote login information.

sample titles:
My Antonia by Will Cather
If You Really Love Me by Anne Schaft
Asthma by Wendy Murphy
Discovering Atoms by Margaret Campbell
Latinos Today by Thomas Arkham
Story of Facebook by Sara Gilbert

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Sources: e-books for research

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From NSHS FollettShelf
1. Login to Newton South High School FollettShelf.

2. Scroll over book covers to read quick information.

3. Click on the title to open the e-book.

Click on the Passwords tab at the left for remote login information.

 

From NSHS library catalog:
1. Find a title with a Follett icon follett icon ebook e-book or follett icon audio audiobook
(our current collection is small)

2. Click Open and login to FollettShelf

3. Title will open in a new tab
(you will see an unavailable message if the title is currently checked out)

Large collection of e-books in a wide range of subject areas.
Click on the Passwords tab at the left for remote login information.

Small collection of fiction and non-fiction titles. After login, you will be able to read title immediately in browser.

Click on the Passwords tab at the left for remote login information.

sample titles:

My Antonia by Will Cather
If You Really Love Me by Anne Schaft
Asthma by Wendy Murphy
Discovering Atoms by Margaret Campbell
Latinos Today by Thomas Arkham
Story of Facebook by Sara Gilbert

Cite directly into EasyBib!

E-books in subject areas: Literature, History, Science, and Health.
Click on the Passwords tab at the left for remote login information.

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online textbooks

Find usernames and passwords on Passwords link above. Ask your teacher about additional access information.

Find usernames and passwords on Passwords link above. Ask your teacher about additional access information.

Find usernames and passwords on Passwords link above. Ask your teacher about additional access information.

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Newton South High School Library

140 Brandeis Road
Newton, MA 02459
text/SMS: (508) 443-6561
call: (617) 559-6561
nshslibrary@newton.k12.ma.us