The Akiba library has a collection of about 11,000 titles of general and Judaic interest, in both print and media. Students from preschool through grade eight regularly visit the library, with weekly classes scheduled for pre-K through fifth grade.
Akiba’s library is fully automated; all books and resources have been electronically catalogued, making the library catalog accessible to Akiba families, students, faculty and staff online. Below you will find links to search the library catalog and to access our subscription databases.
You can keep up with what we are reading and what’s happening in the library by visiting the Akiba Library Blog: http://akibalibrary.wordpress.com/
To donate you may use the PTA Birthday/Gift Book program and sponsor a books to honor a special person or occasion donation form Akiba Academy PTA Gift Book Fall 2012 or you can make a donation by using our online Amazon “Wish List”
For additional library information, to volunteer, or to request an item, email our librarian, Nancy Cunningham
Search the Library Catalog
Click here to search the Akiba Catalog
Here is the list of special subscription databases available to the Akiba Community. You may request the passwords from your child’s teacher, or email our librarian!
*Also you may have free access to additional databases through your local public library, contact them for more information.
Online access to full-text articles from a variety of magazines and journals. Information in the following areas is available. Academic Search Premier - provides full-text for more than 4700 scholarly publications. More than 300 full text and secondary databases on all subject are available via EBSCOhost® EBSCOhost is designed to cater to various user needs and preferences at every level of research Users are able to dynamically translate EBSCOhost screens and translate HTML full-text articles into Hebrew.
General encyclopedia plus current events, primary documents, journals and magazine articles, videos, and curriculum related web sites. Updated daily. Consists of a fully searchable and browsable collection of authoritative references, including Britannica's latest article database, hundreds of articles not found in the print Britannica, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (Tenth Edition), the Britannica Book of the Year, and thousands of links to other World Wide Web sites selected by Britannica editors.
The general encyclopedia online with hyperlinks to relevant research sites
Meet the Librarian
Nancy Cunningham is our Akiba librarian. Please contact her if you have any questions. She is a certified librarian and has worked at The Wise Academy, Richardson ISD, and St. Marks.