School may be closed, but the library is open - virtually. If you need help, fill out this form.
SYNC offers free audiobooks. Each week, from now through the end of August, two free books will be available for download from the Sora app. No waiting - there's a copy for everyone who wants one.
You do NOT need to already have Sora to participate in SYNC. If interested, sign up here:
Sora is an app that provides thousands of e- and audiobooks on your phone, your tablet, or your computer. Here are directions to use it.
A complete list of free audiobooks, ebooks, videos and databases available during social distancing is linked HERE.
Access to books, e-books, audiobooks and other library collections from WHS can be found here: Destiny
Destiny includes WebPath Express, a database of selected websites
Access to books, e-books, audiobooks and databases provided by other libraries can be accessed here:
Click here to access the Minuteman Library Network - includes books, audiobooks, e-books, video, and more. You'll need a Wayland Public Library Card to access some material.
Click here for access to the Boston Public Library's Electronic Resources - includes JSTOR, audio books, e-books, newspapers (1700s- present day). Requires a BPL e-card. Directions to get an e-card are linked here.
Noodle Tools - Citation and Note-taking Tool
NoodleTools is a web-based tool that will help you cite, archive and evaluate sources, organize notes, and outline research projects. It also links to google docs versions of your research papers and works cited lists.
Use these links (different for students and teachers) to access NoodleTools:
- Students: https://my.noodletools.com/logon/signin?domain=student.wayland.k12.ma.us
- Teachers: https://my.noodletools.com/logon/signin?domain=wayland.k12.ma.us
Ms. Schmidt's quick start guide is linked here
NoodleTools help is linked here. CHeck out links on the right side of the page for specific help! For help using Noodle Tools, including getting started, Quick Cite, Importing citations from Gale databases, and working with projects, click here
Teachers wanting to use NoodleTools to collect or comment on student projects, should read helpful posts here
The Library Media Center Collections
Collections in Destiny include: