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Martina Gutierrez, Librarian
Michelle Zamora, Library Technician

Otay Mesa – Nestor Library Newsletter

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Ask a Librarian

Do you need help figuring out a class assignment or some tech program? Are you looking for resources for college or your job hunt? Do you want help finding something to read or information to help your research related to a personal interest? Just as you go to the library for help in person, use this form to ask for help during distance learning and a District Teacher Librarian will respond.

Parents How to Log in to Jupiter Grades
Parents How to Log in to Jupiter Grades


iBoss / must log in using App when using school issued device
How to Log in from Home /Using iBoss SOM LIBRARY

How to Submit Assignments to Jupiter Grades
How to Submit Assignments to Jupiter Grades

How to retrieve school issued Gmail using Jupiter Grades
How to Retrieve Gmail Using Jupiter Grades Cómo recuperar tu correo electrónico utilizando Júpiter Grades

How to log in to Achieve 3000
How to Log in to Achieve 3000 Cómo entrar a Achieve 3000


How to Sync your files from Notability to Google Drive (By syncing your files a copy of your work created in Notability will be saved in Google Drive)
How to Sync your Notability files with Google Drive Cómo sincronizar tus archivos de Notability con Google Drive

Links students to country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture. In-depth reports covering 200+ countries, the United States, and Canada
Offers more than 2,000 full-text sources, with improved functionality, and a fun and easy-to-use search interface. Includes magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips.
SIRS Knowledge Source
A comprehensive portal offering centralized access to all SIRS products which target the needs of students with best-of content selected to support research, study, and homework in key curricula subjects.


Your link to a portal housing electronic references to meet many of your various research needs, including resources like:  Biography Reference Center, Explora Primary Schools, Explora Secondary School, High School Research, EBSCOhost, Research Databases, Consumer Health Complete, Science Reference Center, History Reference Center, “Read It”, English Language Learner, Literary Reference Center, NoveList K-8 Plus, NoveList Plus, Points of View, EBSCOhost, Academic Journals,  andEBSCO Discovery Service.

Research using Different Databases


Username:  sweet Password: water

  1. Proquest Database

Username:  Southwest Password: Southwest1!


(Tab) How to cite a source – MLA Style
1.                 Click the citation format you need and then the type of resource you wish to cite.
2.                Complete the Web form that appears with information from your source.
3.                Click [Make Citations] to generate standard bibliographic and in-text citations.
4.                Copy the citation and paste it into your work.