Welcome to the Shepherd Library Media Center. The Shepherd Library Media Center opened in 1998 through the generosity of Norfolk Catholic High School graduates William R. Shepherd (class of 1965) and his wife Marilyn Kiefner Shepherd (class of 1966).
The Library is open from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Our book collection consists of over 12,000 volumes. Additional resources include subscription services ranging from World Book Online to Ebsco "Points of View" and Newsbank, as well as 24 network computers available to students and teachers for access the Internet. The library is also one of the school's wi-fi hot spots.
FREE E-BOOK TRIAL! Click this link to connect to OVERDRIVE, our free, month-long e-book catalog.
You can upload the available books to your handheld device!
The code for using the site is SDL13002883.
Use this link to access Time magazine online. The user name and password as BSCHS1: http://www.time.com/time/magazine
Use this link to connect to Smithsonian magazine's website: http://www.smithsonianmag.com
HOW TO CITE READINGS FROM E-READERS AND E-BOOKS, MLA AND APA
According to the Chronicle, ebooks in MLA should be cited as digital files (like a Microsoft Word document or PDF posted online is cited). The Purdue OWL shows examples of how to cite digital files (near the bottom of the page). To correctly format the citation for ebooks, follow MLA guidelines for citing a book but indicate the type of digital file you accessed at the end of the citation. This may be something like nook color file, Kindle file, or Adobe Digital Edition file. Here's an example from eduKindleon what a citation for Freakonomics, accessed on the Kindle, might look like:
Stephen, Levitt D. Freakonomics. Rev. and Expanded ed. New York: Harper Collins, 2006. Kindle file.
An additional example:
O'Brien, Tim. The Things They Carried. Boston: Mariner Books, 1990. Kindle file.
To indicate where a specific passage of text came from if the source lacks page numbers, MLA recommends section and paragraph numbers be used, if available.
Refer to Rule 5.7.18 for more information on citing a digital file. Refer to Rules 6.2, 6.4.1-2, and 6.4.8 for more information on citing a work with no page numbers.
Citing books accessed on ereaders in APA
For the reference list, include the author, year, book title, the version of book you read, and the DOI or URL where you downloaded the book. If the full URL is very long (like the URL for O'Brien's book in the example below was), give the homepage URL and a description of where to find the book from there, or the store name—your preference (e.g., Amazon Kindle store or http://www.amazon.com). The first example below is from the APA's blog post and shows how to use a DOI in the citation, if one is provided. The scond example shows how to cite a book with no DOI provided:
Brill, P. (2004). The winner’s way [Adobe Digital Editions version]. doi:10.1036/007142363X
In-text citations can be confusing because e-books often lack page numbers. Kindle books have “location numbers,” which are static, but are useless to others without a Kindle. Certain models of Kindles have page numbers available. That will also depend on if the publisher has made them available for that particular e-book. To cite in text for e-books lacking page numbers it is suggested by the APA that you either paraphrase (e.g., "O'Brien, 1990"), or use APA’s guidelines for direct quotations of online material without pagination (Section 6.05 in the manual) and name the major sections (chapter, section, and paragraph number; abbreviate if titles are long) in the book.
If a book has numbered chapters and sections, here's an example given by the APA of how to cite a direct quotation with chapter, section, and paragraph numbers:
One of the author’s main points is that “people don’t rise from nothing” (Gladwell, 2008, Chapter 1, Section 2, para. 5).