New Fiction Books!

Once the intensity of the first semester’s conclusion is behind you, reignite your imagination by diving into one of the fiction books that has just arrived. See the photo below for a sneak peek at just SOME of the titles.

There are also new titles in history, science, math, memoir, biography, essays, and poetry. These books are being processed now, so more are becoming available for checkout each day (including some that have already been checked out this week). If you’re eager to start reading one of them, let me know and I’ll move it to the front of the queue.

stack of new fiction books

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Posted by on January 23, 2019 in news


New resource for CMS citation help

Wondering how to cite that primary source for your GS10 paper?

Using a source type that Noodle Tools doesn’t list and wondering how to cite it in CMS?

Go to while on the MLWGS network and find the answers.

Thanks to a recommendation from Mrs. Voight and technical expertise from Mr. Bortz, the MW Library has arranged trial access to the Chicago Manual of Style Online through March 31, 2019. If you have any questions, see Ms. DeGroat.

If you consult this new resource and consider it useful, please let Ms. DeGroat know. The Governors School Foundation has offered to fund a subscription to CMS Online that would begin after our trial access ends. Our trail access gives us the same functionality that a future subscription would.

Remember, CMS Online is only available while you’re on-campus at MLWGS, so plan your time strategically.

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Posted by on January 11, 2019 in news


Export to NoodleTools from JSTOR or Gale databases

Our Gale databases (e.g., Opposing Viewpoints, World History in Context, General OneFile, etc.) offer two integrations that can save you time when you research:

  • SAVING sources directly to Google Drive or One Drive
  • EXPORTING citations for sources to Noodle Tools

Chances are you already use the Google/OneDrive integration.

This 1-minute video shows how to export a citation for a source to Noodle Tools.


Now JSTOR is offering the “Export to NoodleTools” option too. In this case, you can export citations in a batch for any articles saved to your “My Workspace” in JSTOR. To learn how to use this feature, follow the steps on this PDF: Export_to_Noodle_Tools_Dec2018.

selecting Export to NoodleTools in JSTOR

At this time, none of our other database providers have an “Export to Noodle Tools” feature for citations. However, you can SAVE articles to your Google Drive or One Drive from ProQuest’s GenderWatch or Historical Newspapers databases, and you can SAVE directly to Google Drive from EBSCO’s AP Source/Explora database.


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Posted by on December 7, 2018 in news


Thanks for restocking the gratitude box!

Abundant gratitude to all who contributed cards to help restock the library’s gratitude box! It is now full of blank, thank you, friendship, birthday, get well, sympathy, and thinking of you cards!

There are more cards in the gratitude drawer near the creativity and calm cabinet, as well as paper, stickers, and fancy scissors to design your own cards.

assorted cards contributed to fill the library's gratitude box


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Posted by on November 6, 2018 in news