How to access Hassenfeld Library, its resources during remote learning
Although school is taking place in your home, the Hassenfeld Library is still here to support students, families, faculty, and staff in teaching, learning, and — of course — reading.
By Kate Pritchard, MS/HS Librarian
First, we are curating a collection of free online resources, from educational tools to online storytimes to just-for-fun activities. For example, did you know that there’s something called the National Emergency Library? Its collection of over 1.4 million books are all available online for free, for the express purpose of supporting students and teachers during remote learning.
Our LibGuides also house our collection of databases and other digital materials. Working on a research project? You’ll want to spend some time exploring our extensive list of resources.
If you need research help or have trouble accessing any of our materials, please reach out anytime. All library staff members are available by email and will respond quickly to your message. If you prefer to chat face-to-face, we’ll be happy to hop on a Google Hangout or Zoom call with you. (Note: all one-on-one video meetings with students will be recorded as a safety precaution.)
Finally, we are ready as ever to help you find new books to read. Though our physical books are unavailable right now, there are lots of other options:
High School service leaders are sharing opportunities to help others during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although group volunteering and drives at USN are not feasible right now, there are still ways the USN community can aid Nashville. Read on to learn about three ways to serve health care workers, Metro Nashville Public School students, and Nashvillians in food isolation.