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BOOK Poster by Jennifer Jourdain

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).

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Resources

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.

Click: "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.  Take out five books at a time. Or read or listen in a browserNote:  Books 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


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.


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


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.


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.

Book the Library or the Smart Room

  • To see current bookings, click here.
  • For detailed instructions, click here.

Writing Club

writing club by Jennifer Jourdain

MyBib

MyBib.com provides free citations for MLA, APA, and Chicago style. Create a new Project & Add a Citation.  Choose website, book, journal, video, etc.  For database articles, click More then Write/Paste.  To copy or print your final product, 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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