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Period Time Blocks for Booking the Library & Smart Rooms

Periods start at the following times:
1 -  7:51
2 -  8:34
3 -  9:17
4 -  10:00
5b - 10:43    Note: If booking for  
5a - 11:09    5a/6a or 5b/6b

6b - 11:26    click in more than one box
6a - 11:52    to avoid conflicts.

7 -  12:35
8 - 1:18
9 - 2:01 

Monty Tech Regional News Sources

This custom search engine searches newspapers that serve the district member towns.  For passwords to the Gardner News, Fitchburg Sentinel, and T&G, click here (Monty Tech only).

Book the Library, Smart Room or Lab 160

Directions for Faculty and Staff:
- Click on the button for Library, Smart Room, Lab160 above and pick a date.
- Choose your space and times (Scroll for SmartRoom and PC160). Enter the info. You will receive a confirmation email.  In this email, you can also cancel your times. To see bookings, click on the Confirmed Bookings box on the Bookings home pageSee box on the left for information regarding period times.

See video for directions, side box for period times.

New! Overdrive eBooks and Audiobooks

Flowchart for downloading ebooks and audiobooks from Commonwealth Collections

New this year! Get free access to thousands of ebook and audiobooks through the state system. Click on this link to get started: http://masslib.lib.overdrive.com to set up your account. Choose Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School.  Click on your Google account.  Search by keyword or browse.  Available books have a bold symbol (either headphones or book).  You can take out three at a time (14-day loan). Download for Kindle or ePub.  You can also read or listen in a browser.  

The phone/tablet app for Commonwealth ebooks is called Sora. Search for Sora in the app store and download.  Open and Find my school.  Click on my school isn't listed at the bottom and type in 01420.  Click on MLS Commonwealth ebook collection.  Select Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School. Click on sign in, click continue, and use your montytech.net account. You can stream books but to download, you will need wifi.  This will automatically sync with whatever you borrow or return on either device.

Welcome to the Library

MyBib

MyBib.com is a new citation manager that provides free citations for MLA, APA, and Chicago style.   Create a New Project, then Add a Citation.  Choose from website, book, journal, video, and more.   If citing a database article, click on More and then Write/Paste.  When you are ready to print your Works Cited or References page, click on Download Bibliography.  Click here for handout.

Book Club

The Book Club is reading Turtles All the Way Down by John Greene.  Meeting date: January 7th after school in the Library!

Join our book club online:

  • Join the club virtually by going to Goodreads.com and following these instructions:
  • Register by clicking on the Google icon.
  • Create a name and password. (You can enter your goals and preferences or skip this step.)
  • Click on Community, then Groups.  Enter Monty Tech.  Join the Group and enter your Monty Tech email address. You will need to confirm in email.

Subject Guide

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Jennifer Jourdain
Contact:
Montachusett Regional Voc Tech School
1050 Westminster Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
jourdain-jennifer@montytech.net
(978) 345-9200 x5125
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