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Research: Research Resources

Research Resources

Below you will find links to databases and other resources, categorized by subject. If you need passwords, click on the passwords link above. To read a description of each resource, hover over its link. Or click here for a list of guides for specific classes. For more help, please ask one of the librarians, or click on the help link above.

Search multiple databases at once! *Make sure pop-ups are enabled*

Sources: e-books for research

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)

ProQuest Ebook Central is a very large collection of e-books well-suited for academic research. No need to download or checkout, just read in your browser. Allows simultaneous access from multiple people.

Use your school login, then select Newton South High School Library from drop-down menu.

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.

Find Newton South High School in the drop down list, then use the username and password from the Passwords tab at the left.

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

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


Current Research Guides


Family and Consumer Science

Fine Arts


History - US

History - World





World Language


Can't find your guide? Click here for a list of archived guides.

Newton South High School Library

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