Find passwords to access databases outside of school
Go to Library Database Passwords page & scroll down to Online & Print Library Collections section to find sign-in info for Sora Overdrive.
HOW TO FIND ASSIGNED BOOKS
Sign-in to your Sora account.
Assigned books are listed on under "Assignments."
You'll also see assignments on > Loans along with the books you borrowed.
Notes and highlights - how to make, find & export them
Magazines in Sora
Go to the HVLA Magazine Collection to browse over 50 magazines. To access these magazines you have "+ Add Library" and then search and select "Hudson Valley Library Association". Use your BC Sora login to access the entire HVLA collection of Ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines which include Astronomy, Baseball America, The Economist, Popular Science, SLAM, and Wired.
Articles from 1851-1980 can be accessed through the archive search. Search historical issues & primary sources through the Times Machine which has over 150 years of NY Times journalism in its original newspaper format starting with Volume 1, Number 1 in 1851 through 2002! Go to The New York Times online guide for more in depth information.
In school, here's how to claim your pass for full digital access to The New York Times:
Go to NYTimes.com and enjoy your full access from any location!
Visit nytimes.com/passes. Create a free NYTimes.com account using your school email address with the approved domain(s). If you already have a NYTimes.com account associated with such email address, log in with those credentials.Check your email inbox for our confirmation message. Click on the link in your confirmation message to validate your email address and claim your Pass. If the confirmation email didn’t arrive, check your spam folder. If it isn’t there, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org from your school email address to request confirmation.You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the Start Your Access screen. Now you can enjoy access to NYTimes.com, INYT.com and NYT mobile apps from any location, on or off campus, just by logging into your NYTimes.com account. You may download NYTimes mobile apps at nytimes.com/mobile.HINT: Remain logged into your NYTimes.com account to have seamless access to NYTimes.com and our mobile apps for the duration of your Pass. Visit nytimes.com/passes to view your Pass expiration timestamp at any time.To claim a new Pass after expiration: visit nytimes.com/passes and log in with your NYTimes.com account associated with your school email address.
To read a magazine on your iPad:
(**Off campus you will need a password. Ask your librarians or visit the passwords page to find it!**)
The Atlantic ~ Beanz (formerly Kids, Code & Computer Science) ~ Discover ~ Faces ~ MIT Technology Review ~ Muse ~ National Wildlife ~ National Geographic España ~ Natural History ~ The New York Review of Books ~ New Yorker ~ Newsweek Mexico ~ Rolling Stone ~ Science News ~ Scientific American ~ Scientific American Mind ~ Sports Illustrated ~ Sports Illustrated Kids ~ Time ~ Wacky But True ~ The Week Junior ~ The Week ~ Wired