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Manatee County Public Libraries search the electronic Information Resources.  Log in with your 14 digit public library barcode and PIN.  You may need to call the public library to set up your PIN. Not all databases available online.

Florida Electronic Library search Florida resources as well as a large number of online databases.  Log in with your 14 digit public library barcode and PIN.  You may need to call the public library to set up your PIN.

Internet Public Library professionally produced guide to the web via subject guides and more. Also has annotated bibliographies of print sources.

Library of Congress - Primary digitized documents from American History and related collections.

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SCFCS Guides

Collegiate Student School Privileges

Grades 6-10:

SCF Collegiate School students (grades 6-10) have the following borrowing privileges:

  • Books check-out period = 5 weeks.
  • Students with overdue books will get an "Academic Hold" in their school records. There are no fees for "late" books. Students with "Academic holds" cannot take exams, register for new classes, or get transcripts. 

  • If a book gets lost or damaged, it needs to be replaced or a replacement fee paid. Students/parents need to talk to a SCF Librarian to replace lost books.  

  • Students can request items remotely from the SCF Libraries Online Catalog (scf.edu/library) and the items will be sent to the SCFCS for them to pick up. They need to sign a receipt when they pick the items up at the CS front desk.  

  • Books can be returned to the SCFCS in a Book Drop located at the CS Front Desk.  

  • Students in SCFCS grades 6-10 cannot check out DVDs or equipment. 

  • Collections:

  • The SCF Libraries have a "YA Zone(YA= Young Adults) with materials appropriate for grades 6-12. Please note that these materials vary in reading level and maturity content from middle school to high school levels. 

  • The teacheroversee the materials the students check out from this collection. The SCF Libraries' staff will allow students to check out any item marked YA. 

  • Materials from the collection called "Student Choice" are not for SCFCS students, unless they are given permission by a teacher, on specific cases, at the teacher's discretion. 

  • Materials from the Library's "Circulationcollection (2nd floor) are available for study, research, and curriculum needs. Students are allowed to check out from this collection when there are academic or research needs, and at the discretion of the teachers. 

Grades 11 and 12:

11th and 12th grade SCFCS students are considered  SCF College students and they have the same borrowing privileges as other SCF College students with no exceptions  (3-week loans, access to all collections and equipment.)

 

Recommended databases for middle and high school

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