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7th Grade: Research Resources: Home
eBook setup and login information plus guidelines, databases, and information for safe and effective research.
1. Select Create Account.
2. Fill in Email Address field using your Town email address.
3. Create a password for your NYT account.
4. Select Student and enter graduation year.
5. Click Sign Up.
6. Check your @townschool.org email for a verification email from NYT. Click on the embedded link to activate your Academic Pass.
Staying Safe and Using S.O.S. Online
Just like in the classroom, it's important to practice S.O.S. with researching on the internet!
Here are some tips from your teachers and librarians:
Tell an adultbefore you use the internet.
Use researchlinks in this guide or from teachers.
Track your research time! Set a timer for 15 minutes to start.
Find an adult if you feel scared or stressed by something you see on the internet. Your teachers, caregivers, and parents are here to help!
Get a Public Library Card
No public library card? No problem! If you are in NY State, all three New York City libraries provide options to get a public library card online.