Discover St. George’s library resources
Destiny Discover: This is the St. George’s library’s online catalog. Visit this site to search the school library print book collection.
JSTOR: This is an electronic database of books, academic journal articles, and primary resources. This resource is for St. George’s students, and requires login details.
Encyclopaedia Britannica School: This is St. George’s subscription version of Encyclopaedia Britannica. It is specifically for students.
Open Access Databases
DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals): Indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
OAJSE (Open Access Journals Search Engine): An open access e-journal search portal.
FreeFullPDF: Download free scientific publications.
BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine): Bielefeld University Library provides open access to 100 million+ documents from 5,000+ sources. You can access the full texts of about 60% of the indexed documents for free.
Guide des Bibliothèques: A directory with links to all the public libraries in Suisse Romande.
The English Library- Vevey: A private, membership-based lending library with books and audio materials in English.
“What should I read next?”
WorldCat Genres: Browse fiction genres for titles, authors, subjects, characters, locations, etc. Ranked by popularity.
Whichbook: Recommendations are based on appeal factors chosen by users.
Book Trust: Explore recommendations for teens by BookTrust, the largest reading charity in the UK.
Goodreads Teen Book Lists: User-based lists of books, reviews, and recommendations categorized by genre.
KidsReads: Information about children’s books and authors- for ages 6 to 13.
British Library: The Online Gallery of the British Library offers a rich variety of virtual books, materials, and exhibits.
FictFact: FictFact is a book site devoted to organizing serial fiction and keeping you informed of new releases in your favorite series.
International Children’s Digital Library: A collection of digital books that represents outstanding historical and contemporary books from throughout the world.
Bookopolis: A social network and book discovery tool for children.
Username and password hints
- Library catalog: No username or password is necessary.
- JSTOR: Everybody has the same user name and password.
- Encyclopaedia Britannica: Everybody has the same id.
- iSams Pupil Portal desktop version, not the mobile app (pupils.stgeorges.ch): Use your personal school id and password.
- Papercut (papercut.stgeorges.ch): username is your school email address. Password is assigned, but you can change it.
Library satisfaction survey
Please click on the following links to complete the 2017-2018 library satisfaction survey.