Discover St. George’s library resources

library catalog

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

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

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.

Local libraries

bibliotheque vevey

Bibliothèque municipale Vevey: Small Foreign Language section. Inscription to e-bibliomedia gives access to thousands of e-books in French and hundreds of e-books in English. (Adults 20 CHF, 14 to 18 yrs. 10-20 CHF, children up to 14 yrs. free)

guide bibliotheques

Guide des Bibliothèques: A directory with links to all the public libraries in Suisse Romande.

english library vevey

The English Library- Vevey: A private, membership-based lending library with books and audio materials in English.

“What should I read next?”

worldcat genres

WorldCat Genres: Browse fiction genres for titles, authors, subjects, characters, locations, etc. Ranked by popularity.

which book

Whichbook: Recommendations are based on appeal factors chosen by users.

book trust

Book Trust: Explore recommendations for teens by BookTrust, the largest reading charity in the UK.

goodreads teen books

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

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.

open library

Open Library: Create your own account with Internet Archive, and get free access to thousands of ebooks. Browse by subject, author, or lists created by members.

project gutenberg

Project Gutenberg: 56,000 free ebooks to download or read online. Mostly older works for which copyright has expired.

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 ( Use your personal school id and password.
  • Papercut ( username is your school email address. Password is assigned, but you can change it.

Quick Search

Use the tool below to quickly search the library catalog.