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For videos on how to use the SORA app, click here: Download and begin borrowing. OR  Expand your selection with public libraries.

eBooks and Audiobooks

Commonwealth eBook Collections:

On your portable device (cell phone or tablet) search for and download the SORA app. Watch the VIDEO to learn how.

Note: Start by clicking "My school isn't listed" at the bottom, type in Montachusett, and tap MLS Commonwealth Collections. Select Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School and sign in with your montytech.net account. You may need to type in your password. To download books, use wi-fi.  Take out three books at a time (21-day loan). Or read or listen in a browser

Note:  These books automatically sync whether you use the website or the app.  To expand your options, link your public library card and/or Boston Public Library card to SORA (see directions below or watch the VIDEO).  In the app, click in the corner and add a library


Click here if using a computer and downloading to a Kindle or Nook. Choose Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School.  Click on your Monty Tech account.  Take out three at a time (21-day loan). Move over to your Nook using Adobe Digital Editions or your Kindle. Or read or listen in a browser


Free Boston Public Library Card:

IF YOU DON'T HAVE A PUBLIC LIBRARY CARD, get an ecard from the Boston Public Library online.  Add the BPL to your SORA app for even more books.  Detailed instructions are here!  The BPL eCard gives you online access to apps where to borrow audiobooks and ebooks, among other things like research databases and movies. Here is the link to register for an e-card.


Monty Tech's Destiny Discover:  Download the Destiny Discover app to find books and ebooks in our catalog.  Use your montytech login and password to login and download books.


undefinedOr Use Your Public Library Card in the Libby app:  If you have a public library card, you can use the Libby app and/or go to the Overdrive page of CWMARS and download books. If you use your public library card, you can download five books at a time. Find your public library here!

Borrowing PRINT Books from the Library

You can still borrow books from the Library.  Here are the step-by-step instructions for borrowing Items (VIDEO!):

  1. Browse our Library Catalog. Search for a book title, author, or subject.
  2. Click on the Title of the book you'd like to borrow.
  3. Log in with your Monty Tech username (not your email) and password and click on HOLD.
  4. We will retrieve the books and place them with your name on the display table. Curb-side pick up! If you are "remote only," pick up at the Main Office. If you can't find the book you want or you are having trouble with our system, use this form or send an email.  Return books to the Drop outside the library.

MyBib

MyBib.com is a 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. Watch the video!

Librarian

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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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