Video streaming for 26,000+ films

Kanopy is a video streaming platform with one of the largest and most unique collections in the world featuring over 26,000 movies, documentaries, and indie and foreign films from over hundreds of producers including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, and PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.

To activate your NYT Pass, click here

To activate your Pass, please follow these steps:

  • Visit nytimes.com/passes.   Create a free NYTimes.com account using your school email address.  If you already have a NYTimes.com account associated with your school email address, log in with those credentials.
  • Check your email inbox for our confirmation message.  Click on the link in your confirmation message to validate your email address and claim your Pass.  If the confirmation email didn’t arrive, check your spam folder. If it isn’t there, send an email to edu@nytimes.com from your school email address to request confirmation.
  • You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the Start Your Access screen.  Now you can enjoy seamless, full access to NYTimes.com, INYT.com and NYT mobile apps from any location, on or off campus, just by logging into your NYTimes.com account. You may download NYTimes mobile apps at nytimes.com/mobile.

HINT: Remain logged into your NYTimes.com account to have seamless access to NYTimes.com and our mobile apps for the duration of your Pass. Visit nytimes.com/passes to view your Pass expiration timestamp at any time.

A student research database

Science, History & Literature Reference Centers, Book Collection Non-Fiction, Points of View Database, Novelist

The Student Research Center in EBSCO is a great way to search all of these databases at once.

A student research database

New users: click this link, and click on “Register” to create your own user ID & password. Write it down somewhere!!

Access from anywhere? Make sure you’re activated for the new school year by clicking here and logging in for the 2016-17 school year.

A student research database

No username or password required!

On campus, you can go directly to the Project Muse. From home, clicking on the Project MUSE link from this library portal site will show you’re a student at NIST and give you access.

ABC-CLIO solutions

World at War: Conflict and Society

World Geography: Understanding a Changing World

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas

Issues: Controversy and Society

 

Daily News for everyone

A safe, reliable and comprehensive source of information and media for learning, research and discovery, with Britannica.

The site, which is accessible 24/7 from all devices – PCs, laptops, tablets and smart phones – features more than 100,000 articles, 60,000 images and videos, an interactive world atlas, a Merriam-Webster dictionary and much more.

A whole school encyclopedia

Direct access to World Book online from home and school when linking from this site.

Levels: Elementary, Middle School & High School
Special: Living Green (Environment), Inventions & Discoveries, Spanish Encyclopedia

PowerKnowledge Life Science

PowerKnowledge is a wonderful step up from much praised PebbleGo for Years 3 to 6 researchers. Navigation is super easy, language used is simple and appropriate, and includes spoken-word audio. Lots of visual, as well as text highlighting will support EAL learners. Loads of POI connections through included topics.

Click this link for username and password

PowerKnowledge Space Science

PowerKnowledge is a wonderful step up from much praised PebbleGo for Years 3 to 6 researchers. Navigation is super easy, language used is simple and appropriate, and includes spoken-word audio. Lots of visual, as well as text highlighting will support EAL learners. Loads of POI connections through included topics.

Click this link for username and password

PowerKnowledge Physical Science

PowerKnowledge is a wonderful step up from much praised PebbleGo for Years 3 to 6 researchers. Navigation is super easy, language used is simple and appropriate, and includes spoken-word audio. Lots of visual, as well as text highlighting will support EAL learners. Loads of POI connections through included topics.

Click this link for username and password

A student research database

Each database (Animals; Earth and Space; Biographies; and Social Studies) features expertly-leveled text and navigation specifically designed for beginning researchers. Enriched with spoken-word audio, text highlighting and audio and video clips, PebbleGo builds a foundation of research skills.

Click this link for username and password

A student research database

Brainpop Brain Pop Junior Brain Pop (Spanish) Brainpop ESL Award winning animations covering a range of subject. Includes quizzes and activities. Student access 7:00 am to 5:30 pm.

Click this link for username and password

Daily News for everyone

The Day provides up to the minute news and current events for students. Articles are written in English, French, Spanish, German and Italian. Automatic login while at NIST.

Click this link for username and password.

Daily News for everyone

The Day Explorer provides up to the minute news and current events for young students. Automatic login while at NIST.

Click this link for username and password.

World news archives

Newsbank provides up to date or historical global news from English news sources world wide.

Animated, narrated literature for kids.

Explore categories of Story books, Read-alongs, Tumble TV etc, etc…from the Home page. Includes classics and titles in different languages too.

Click this link for username and password

Narrated literature for kids.

SAG (Screen Actors Guild)

Great picture books read by well-known actors and access is free! The number of books is very limited (approx. 25 titles) but the quality of literature selected is superb!

Stories read by real storytellers

Story Box Library features engaging online Australian stories read by some of Australia’s finest storytellers.
“Our stories are a llittle bit cheeky, a little bit charming and a whole lot of fun!”

Click this link for username and password

Free ebooks in many languages.

A free online library of digitized children’s books in many languages from various countries.

Children can search for books by location, length, age, content type, and emotional quality, among other qualifiers. Users can register to save search preferences and favourites.

Books are selected by the IDCL Foundation based on quality and appropriateness. They are presented in their original languages with copyright permission from publishers or authors.

Available iTunes app!