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Library Resources

The Akiba library has a collection of about 12,000 titles of general and Judaic interest, in both print and media. Students from preschool through grade eight regularly visit the library using both fixed and flexible scheduling.

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.

This year we will be participating in 2 school-wide reading programs: the Texas Bluebonnet Award and Six Flags: Read to Succeed.

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

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.

Search the Library Catalog

Click here to search the Akiba Catalog

 

Subscription Databases

Here is the list of special subscription databases available to the Akiba Community. You may request the passwords from your child’s teacher, email our librarian.

*Also you may have free access to additional databases through your local public library, contact them for more information.

EBSCOHost 

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.

World Book Encyclopedia 

The general encyclopedia online with hyperlinks to relevant research sites.

 

MEET THE LIBRARIAN

Nancy Cunningham is our Akiba librarian. Please contact her at ncunningham@akibaacademy.org if you have any questions. She is a certified librarian and has worked at The Wise Academy, Richardson ISD, and St. Marks.