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Library Staff


Ms. Bresette

408 423-3040

Library  Media Assistant:

Ms. Castillo            

Library Hours

 Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri:

8:00 am-3:10 pm

Wed: 8:00 - 1:45 pm

What is the Librarian Reading?

Buchser Middle School Library

Quick Links

Destiny Discover Search for books or login to your library account. 

Sora (overdrive)  Ebook catalog Use your google id as your user name.





Research Links for Students

Proquest Databases:

 Access to Proquest, eLibrary, SIRS Issues Researcher, SIRS Discoverer, and Culture Grams

There is also Ebsco. To reach Ebsco go into Destiny Discover. 

Gale in Context: Environmental Studies

Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content. 

Gale Interactive: Science:

Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.

National Geographic Kids

Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children aged 6 - 14. 

PBS Video Collection



website for author research

Encyclopedia Britannica

online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica at 3 different levels

when not at school: user name is  santaclara, password is scusd

Big Timber Media  nonfiction e-books

User name is name of school. Pass word is our school mascot in plural form.

BrainPOP User name is name of school. Password is our school mascot in plural form

Sweet Search a search engine for which all the sites in it have been verified. 

Library of Congress - Digital Collectionis made up of searchable collections of written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document various points in history. Examples include Civil War Maps, Civil Rights History Project,  Ansel Adams's Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar, Baseball Cards (1887 -1914, 2093 items) and multiple presidential paper collections.


Youngzine is a website that has current news articles written for students.


Pics4Learning is a curated image library that is safe and free for education. Teachers and students can use the copyright-friendly photos and illustrations for classroom projects, web sites, videos, portfolios, or any other projects in an educational setting.




How to Research

Son of Citation Machine

Electronic Notetaking Guide

Evaluating Websites

Citing Online Resources

Destiny Name Form

Destiny Name Form

Check Your Library Account

Click on Destiny Discover. Click on Login. Sign in with Google. Use your school Google login. Click on "My Stuff".

If you choose Checkouts it will show you how many books you have checked out and when they are due. If you need to Renew a book, click on the three dots, then click Renew.

Click on Holds to see if your hold is ready.


Reading Recommendation Websites

Read Kiddo Read 

Mother Daughter Book Club has great ideas for parents and students reading together.

Litpick has young adult book reviews by young adults.

YALSA Booklists has booklists created  by the Young Adult Library Services Association.

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