NIST Library Updates

Elementary

MLC End of Year Post – June 2021

Virtual Book Week Thank you for all your participation in our first Virtual Book Week! It was great to pop into classes, see some of your character outfits and know that several of you purchased new books! Many of you also took fun literacy quizzes with your classes...

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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...

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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,...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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Secondary

PressReader Home Access – New Instructions

IF YOU HAVE NEVER USED PRESSREADER BEFORE... Access Pressreader through Veracross, and click on the Sign-in  link on the top right-hand corner of the site Select the Library or Group sign-in option 3. Type NIST in the search bar and click on NIST Libraries from the...

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Digital Resources – Home Access

Welcome back to the new School Year, 2021-22 at NIST Secondary Library. I am very disappointed that we aren't able to start the year on campus, but I am happy that we are able to support you with a range of new and familiar digital resources. First I would like to...

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Secondary Library End of Year post – June 2021

This year we celebrated Virtual Book Week, 17-21 May 2021. Students and staff participated in a range of activities and enjoyed a light hearted celebration of 'Reading' and all things 'BOOKS'! Activities included: A range of Kahoots testing opur knowledge of books and...

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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...

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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,...

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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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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...

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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...

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