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.
London Library: St. George’s subscription to London Library provides access to its 43 electronic databases, including JSTOR. Academic journals, books, newspapers, indexes, digital collections, and more. Login details required.
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.
- London Library (JSTOR): Everybody uses 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.
Use the tool below to quickly search the library catalog.
Library satisfaction survey
Please click on the following links to complete the 2017-2018 library satisfaction survey.