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Welcome to the NIST Library FAQ page

Latest answers to FAQs.

How can I renew a book loan online?

MLC elementary and Secondary Library Log into Destiny Discover Open the "Main Menu" Open "Checkouts" and select "Renew" Please note, you can only renew a book if you have no...

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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:...

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What is APA referencing?

APA is a referencing style required by some of the High School departments at NIST, e.g., Science, Mathematics, and Psychology. The posters below show what both the in-text citations and the bibliography (reference list) look like in APA style. For more information,...

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Epic! books : getting started.

For Parents What is Epic? At school, Epic provides free ebook access to over 25,000 high-quality fiction & nonfiction books for kids 12 and under.  At home, Epic provides the same ebook access for a subscription fee of $7.99/month. ...

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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...

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What tools are available for creating a bibliography?

  What tools do we recommend for tracking research sources and creating bibliographies?   NIST used to have educational accounts for all students using EasyBib, which provided extra features (like APA and Chicago styles) beyond the free (MLA) version, but...

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