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Welcome to the Nonnewaug High School Library Media Center. The Nonnewaug High School Library Media Center is committed to supporting our student body’s independent learning and literacy through a comprehensive collection of books, databases, and other reference materials, non-fiction, fiction, graphic literature, and periodicals.

The Nonnewaug High School Library Media Center houses approximately 19,000 volumes and more than 500 audio visual items including video tapes, audio tapes, CD-ROMs, DVDs and digital books. We subscribe to 50 magazines, 3 weekly newspapers and 1 daily newspaper.

Our collections and circulation are fully automated and networked. Students, faculty and staff can search our electronic card catalog from any computer on campus as well as from home via the link on our home page.

Our LMC is a safe and comfortable environment where students have the flexibility to study quietly or meet with peers.

The Library Media Center is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Phone number: 203-263-2186 Ext. 2817



Nonnewaug LMC


Todd Gorski
LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST
Email: TGorski@ctreg14.org


Suzanne Saggese
LIBRARY MEDIA ASSISTANT
Email:
ssaggese@ctreg14.org


Now offering Subscription Service to EasyBib!


Save your Bibliographies, create Outlines, take Notes and sync to your Google Drive!


Email Mr. Todd Gorski for the Account Code to set up your subscription!


Student Resources

Reference Websites


The Awesome Library

Awesome Library organizes the Web with 37,000 carefully reviewed resources,
including the top 5 percent in education.


The Internet Public Library

Internet Public Library features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites.


Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia.com has more than 100 trusted sources, including encyclopedias, dictionaries,
and thesauruses with facts, definitions, biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, word origins and abbreviations.


Library Spot
Library Spot includes top dictionaries, encyclopedias, newspapers, maps, quotations and much more.


My Virtual Reference Desk
refdesk.com is a free and family friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality,
credible, and current web-based reference resources.



CIA World Factbook provides detailed information about countries and non-self-governing territories around the world.

Online Databases

Most Frequently Used Databases


Articles from journal and reference sources, covering all academic areas.

Biographical information and images of individuals from antiquity to the present.

Information about People, Places and Events -- history, literature, biography, science and social studies.

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration.Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

Covering U.S. history from colonial times to the present, this is an integrated collection of articles from journals, magazines and newspapers; reference works; primary source documents; timelines; historical maps and atlases, and audio and video clips of historic speeches and events.

Moves chronologically from antiquity to the present and geographically around the globe, the events that define, inform and shape world history are covered with a sense of balance. Includes articles from journals, magazines and newspapers; reference works; primary sources; a graphical timeline, research guide, historical maps and images.

Other Databases

Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.
Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more.
Covers law and law enforcement topics, Homeland Security, forensic sciences, crime scene investigation, policies, and much more.
Explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community.
Providing robust coverage of the field of environmental issues and policy, this collection, which includes magazines and academic journals, provides instant access to the multiple viewpoints of this volatile field of study, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
This collection of journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more.
Health & Wellness Resource Center delivers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.
With current and relevant content from industry journals, travel guides and magazines this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry - including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.
This collection, comprised of content from more than 100 leading industry journals, provides current and accurate information for this fast-moving field.

Key subjects covered include: socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and many more.
All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered.
It's all around us and influences our lives every day. This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of more than 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time. Researchers will have access to hundreds of subject-appropriate full-text periodicals - many cited in the PsycINFO index.
Why do some people believe in Heaven? Is it fear, hope, upbringing or blind faith? Users of this collection can research different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.
Features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, this revolutionary, curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers.
Covering a wide spectrum of information, researchers will have access to a diverse, but focused set of topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.
As any historian will state, the study of history is as much about the present as the past: to that end, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field.
As any historian will state, the study of history is as much about the present as the past: to that end, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field.

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