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SHS Learning Commons: Electronic Resources

Remote Access

If you are trying to access remotely or being asked for a password you will have to login into your school account to access our

SHS Learning Commons Electronic PASSWORDS

The SHS Library Catalog searches our library holdings and relevant websites.

To login use your ENTIRE school email address for your USER Name and your COMPLETE school ID number (students, this is your lunch number; staff this is your 6 digit employee number.


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Access eBooks & audiobooks through Sora!

Click the Sora icon and choose Scarborough High School from the drop down menu and use your School Google email if asked to login

Britannica School

        Britannica School, an online encyclopedias and related materials for students of all levels

The In Context Databases offer a collection of materials on a particular subject/discipline. All of the databases include Featured Content, Reference, Magazines, journals, Newspapers, Biographies, Events, available Primary Sources, Images, Video, Audio, Experiments, Statistics and vetted websites.

Gale eBooks - St. Joseph's Seminary & College - Yonkers, NY

Search all the Gale databases to which SHS subscribes, including those in the Maine Digital Library with

 Power Search

Teaching Books Database of author and book resources.

NoodleTools is a student research service that helps you write bibliographies and helps you correctly cite sources in MLA, APA, and Chicago styles. You can track your sources, take notes, create outlines, collaborate with classmates, and format and print your bibliography.

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Free Portland Public Library cards are available to residents in any town in the Southern Maine Library District


Scarborough Public Library

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With a Scarborough Public Library card, you can access Cloud Library eBooks and eAudiobooks

If you need a library card and are a student at a Scarborough school, please email

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All Maine residents have free access to the Digital Maine Library  collection of Maine databases with geolocation/authentication technologies. Anywhere, anytime.