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The mission of the Library is to encourage academic excellence by providing service and instruction to the school community that is guided ...

 

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The Resurgence of Book Banning
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The Resurgence of Book Banning

 What is book banning? According to the ALA (American Library Association), "book banning, a form of censorship, occurs when private individuals, government officials, or organizations remove books from libraries, school reading lists, or bookstore shelves because they object to their content, ideas or themes." The photo above shows a few of the more recent books that have been banned from schools and libraries.

 

 

 

 

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Online Access to NYT and WaPo
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Online Access to NYT and WaPo

The Irene duPont Library has a site

license to both The New York Times

and The Washington Post newspapers. This allows all members

of the community with a St. Andrew's School email address to have their very own account and to have full access to both publications.

To sign up for a subscription to the NYT, click here. If you are unsure about signing up, check out our blog that goes into some detail about

your digital subscription to NYT.

 

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The Library is Open!
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The Library is Open!

The Irene duPont Library is open for business. The librarians are delighted to return to the library and so excited to see students coming in and using all the spaces to study. It's been a long 18 months and many students are having their very first library experience - working in a study carrel, taking a nap in an overstuffed chair, browsing the stacks, looking for a book recommendation or working with a small group in a study room - all while wearing masks.  It's beginning to feel like a normal school year!

 

 

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Off Campus Access
Off-Campus Access
Off Campus Access

For off-campus access of any subscription resource (i.e. paid-for databases), you'll be prompted to login first to OpenAthens. Your username is your "firstname.lastname" (for example john.smith); please contact us for the password, or if you have questions.

 

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