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MLC (Elementary)

News

New MLC Layout

We rearranged the MLC during the break and the students are enjoying the new arrangement.

Exploring New Series

With the help of the MLC staff, students get recommendations and are able to find new books in the library.

Using Destiny Discover

Students and teachers use Destiny Discover to help them locate books in the MLC.

Getting cozy with a book!

New Series Books

New Picture Books

New Junior Fiction

New Fiction Books

New Nonfiction Books

New Biographies

Latest Post

Bangkok Book Awards Blog

2021 Bangkok Book Awards Students have been excitedly reading the nominees for the 2021 Bangkok Book Awards. In the MLC, students have been poring over the Picture Book, Young Reader and Junior Book nominees to find which one is their favorite. There has been quite a...

Where can I find comics from around the world that help us understand COVID-19?

Comics and cartoons are a powerful way to teach kids about COVID-19 May 8, 2020 1.13am AEST "The global COVID-19 pandemic has turned children’s lives upside down". "In response to the current pandemic, leading health scientists and child psychologists have joined...

Challenge: Building a Chain Reaction Simulation using Roblox Studio

You can play this game as I build it by clicking on this link. Each time I add a new component I will publish it to Roblox so you will always have the latest version. These videos are longer than regular how-to videos because they are more in the Twitch.tv genre where...

VR Taster sessions for staff :: 2nd & 9th Oct

CLICK HERE to book your 30 minute VR Taster session in the MLC. VR (Virtual Reality) technologies offer infinite independent pathways for students. VR is expanding at rapid pace in industries such as gaming, automotive, transport, manufacturing, film, animation,...

Can we use Biblionasium at NIST?

YES you can. Biblionasium is linked directly to Destiny Discover so books in our library (MLC Mechai Learning Commons) collection will appear with "IN" or "OUT" to indicate if it is currently available.   Log into Destiny Discover [click here] . Tap on the top...

Self Checkout counter in the NIST Libraries

WHY have a Self-Checkout counter? The Self-checkout counter in the MLC gives students that extra sense of ownership and agency in their use of the library. Minimising the need for adults to mediate activities in the MLC enables library visitors to feel welcome in the...

Year 6 – Top Reads 2018

Students were surveyed, asking for one or two books they would recommend to their friends. Click here for a PDF of all the books Year 6 students recommended (also displayed below).     To search all the books recommended by secondary school students, click...

Top Reads: Year 5

Students were surveyed, asking for one or two books they would recommend to their friends. Click here for a PDF of all the books Year 5 students recommended (also displayed below).     To search all the books recommended by secondary school students, click...

Top Reads: Year 4

Students were surveyed, asking for one or two books they would recommend to their friends. Click here for a PDF of all the books Year 4 students recommended (also displayed below).     To search all the books recommended by secondary school students, click...

Visit the MLC to see samples of French, Spanish, German & English magazines, then place an order for home delivery

Visit the MLC all this week to: 1. View magazine samples in the 4 languages and make your selection. 2. Complete an order form and return it to the MLC. 3. Wait for Bayard (Claire.Besson@Bayard-Mag.com) to contact you directly to arrange payment and delivery to your...

Secondary

News

Blind Date with a Book

During Library Lovers Month (February) we encouraged people to take a chance on a book…

Bangkok Book Awards

You can find the books for the Bangkok Book Awards near the Circulation Desk! Voting closes 2nd April…

Harry Potter Room

Our very own Room of ReQUIETment!

World Language Books

These French books are the beginning of our new World Language Collection, waiting for you to check them out of the Library.

Books We Love

More than half the Library is now covered with hanging vines – each leaf is a book that we love – and the vines continue to grow!

Latest Post

What’s new at the NIST Libraries

2021 is shaping up to be a very interesting year for the Libraries. We have taken on several new initiatives, including a new website, easier access to our digital resources, and a new eBook and eAudiobook platform. New Website Our new website aims to keep all our...

Free weekly audiobooks for Teens over the summer

Every year there's a great program for teens called Audiobook Sync -- where two audiobooks a week are available for free download.  You just need to sign up -- and download the free Sora app and every week there will be new books to download.  Instructions below. How...

VR Taster sessions for staff :: 2nd & 9th Oct

CLICK HERE to book your 30 minute VR Taster session in the MLC. VR (Virtual Reality) technologies offer infinite independent pathways for students. VR is expanding at rapid pace in industries such as gaming, automotive, transport, manufacturing, film, animation,...

What kind of referencing do I need to do for my Personal Project

MLA is the referencing style to use for the Personal Project. Go through the slideshow on the right to learn more. For more information on MLA, see this LibKnowledge FAQ. For more information on recommended bibliographic tools, see this LibKnowledge...

What is MLA referencing?

MLA is the default referencing style for NIST Middle School and High School students, unless told otherwise by their teachers. The posters below show what both the in-text citations and the bibliography look like in MLA. For more information, see these websites:...

NIST wins the Thailand Kids Lit Quiz!

Kids' Lit Quiz is an annual international event, started in 1991. Teams of students (all between the ages of 10 and 13) are challenged with questions about children’s literature(e.g., authors, titles, and characters) in a fun competition.  See the official...

Kids Lit Quiz? If you are between 10 and 13 years old, keep reading….

On October 17, Patana School is hosting the first international "Kids' Lit Quiz" event in Thailand and we are looking to send some teams from NIST. The Thailand winning team will then go on to the international finals to be held in Singapore next July. NOTE:  Only...

Top Reads: Year 9

Students were surveyed, asking for one or two books they would recommend to their friends. Click here for a PDF of all the books Year 9 students recommended (also displayed below).     To search all the books recommended by secondary school students, click...

Summer Reading and NIST Top Reads 2018

Students were surveyed, asking for one or two books they would recommend to their friends, based on the best of their reading over the past year.  Use their suggestions as your summer reading lists. Year 4 Top Reads 2018 Year 5 Top Reads 2018 Year 6 Top Reads 2018...

NIST Top Reads: Year 11

Students were surveyed, asking for one or two books they would recommend to their friends. Click here for a PDF of all the books Year 11 students recommended (also displayed below).     To search all the books recommended by secondary school students, click...