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Welcome to St. Peter's Prep!

Ms. Friedlander and Mrs. Hermeline are excited to welcome you to the Siperstein Library! This site is a hub of information and resources to guide you through your time at Prep.

  • Our fall 2021 and winter 2022 hours are as follows: Monday-Friday 7:00 AM -4:00 PM, except under special circumstances. 

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Main Research Databases

ProQuest eLibrary

eLibrary®—the user-friendly general reference tool—delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed to support every range of user, including elementary students, college-prep and college-level researchers, and professional educators.

JSTOR

JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.

ABC-CLIO

ABC-CLIO provides databases on American government, daily life through history, the African American experience, the Latino experience, world history from ancient and medieval eras to the modern era.

Infobase



Infobase provides access to high school friendly databases on history, literature, and science.

Gale In Context: Global Issues

Vendor's Description: "Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content."

Gale In Context: World History

This history database covers the ancient world through today's current events. Find articles, podcasts, videos and primary sources perfect for your research projects here.

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Digital Resources

If you are working on a research project, you've come to the right spot. See below for a list of our databases with login information. 

User Guides

Quick guides for our most popular questions!

Primary Resources A quick video lesson on primary vs. secondary resources.
JSTOR Get a quick primer on our most popular database, JSTOR!
Citations Quick guide to MLA citations
Search Terms How to pick the best keywords for a search.
Boolean Operators Use these to narrow or broaden your database search. 
Trustworthy Information A short presentation on judging news sources and using lateral reading to find reliable information.
Collection Policy Get more information about the library's mission and collection policies.

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