In cooperation with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, PVLD is pleased to announce a new type of virtual library card for students. Using your school-issued student IDs, you can log on to the PVLD Research page to access online resources on the library’s website*.
Here’s how it works
Select the electronic resource you want (see the back of this flyer for descriptions) At the login screen, enter your Student Success card number which is:
the prefix 29350888 PLUS your 6-digit student ID number
example: 29350888xxxxxx (where xxxxxx is the student ID number)
Some library resources require a last name to log in so just enter “student” for those.
No other information is required, and student privacy is always protected. Need more help? Ask a librarian or contact us at pvld.org/contact
Resources for Middle & High School Students
Reading and Literature
NoveList Plus: This resource helps you select a book to read. Find plot summaries and book reviews as well as lists of recommended reads and award winners.
Literary Reference Center: Your ultimate source for English papers. Find information on thousands of authors and their works including literary criticism.
Points of View Reference Center: Great for writing position papers. Find articles demonstrating various views of controversial topics.
World Book Online: All the articles from the print version of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus learning resources and research tools.
Brainfuse: Get live help online from certified tutors for subjects in all grades through 12, including AP classes. Get help with a specific assignment or work regularly with a tutor to build your skills. Includes a writing lab!
CQ Researcher: Find reports and analysis on a variety of issues in the news. Topics include health, technology, the environment, and international affairs.
High School and Middle School Research: Find newspaper and magazine articles, biographies, country reports, photos, primary source documents, radio transcripts, and Associated Press videos.
Newspapers and Magazines
Magazines: Find full-text articles on thousands of topics, as well as country reports and biographies.
Historical New York Times: Over 100 years of full-text articles, 1851– 2014.
Los Angeles Times: Find full-text LA Times articles going back to 1985.
Historical Los Angeles
Times: Over 100 years of full-text articles, 1881–1994.
Rosetta Stone: Need extra practice for your language class? Over 30 languages available plus English courses for non-native speakers.
Check out our ebooks page: pvld.overdrive.com for hundreds of great downloadable titles to read or listen to!
Download the Libby app to make borrowing ebooks easier than ever!
The link is on our ebooks page pvld.overdrive.com
JSTOR: Full text scholarly articles available from more than 2,000 academic journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
Academic Search Complete: Full-text articles from more than 8,500 professional, peer-reviewed journals and scholarly publications.