‘Britannica School’ is an online learning resource for students from elementary to high school. Supporting curriculum objectives and student research, this interactive tool provides articles from encyclopedias, images and videos, lessons and activities, as well as many other valuable information sources.
Grolier Online is a collection of online resources such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, interactive maps, world newspapers, informational video clips, and more for students in elementary, middle, and high schools, along with their librarians and educators.
This online database was developed especially for children from kindergarten through grade 5, with an appealing graphic interface for easy use. It provides access to reference content, magazines, newspapers, maps, charts, graphs, and more than 13,000 searchable images. A wide variety of topics are covered, including current events, geography, science, health, people and more.
This is a database that meets the fictional reading needs of elementary and middle school students. It contains enhanced subject access for thousands of fiction titles, picture books, and chapter books.
OneClickdigital is an English only digital audio-book database that allows users to download audio-books to any iPod, iPhone, iPad, or computer running a Windows or Macintosh operating system. The collection of approximately 6,100 items includes genres such as popular general fiction, literary fiction, science fiction, classic fiction, mystery, biography, and creative non-fiction. After you sign in to your Qatar National Library account, you will be redirected to the OneClickDigital website. The first time you arrive on the site, you will need to create an account. Here is a video to help you sign in and use the site. Once in the site, click HELP to learn more about how to use the service. You will need to download OneClickdigital Media Manager to listen to the audiobooks, click here to download.
Zinio provides access to the full version of several hundred popular magazines, from .NET (computers) to Zamoof! (kids education). You can have as many magazine subscriptions from the library as you like and read them on your computer or by using a Zinio App. After you sign in to your Qatar National Library account, you will be redirected to the Zinio. The first time you arrive on the site, you will need to create an account. Here is a user guide to help you sign in. Once in the site, click HELP to learn how to use the service. Note: When you go to the commercial website as the last step, you will be able to search and shop all of Zinio’s products, including those that you may purchase. Please note that the library does not control access to magazines other than those provided for free for you via our subscription. The library suggests you enable “safe search” mode in order to help prevent inadvertent access to materials you may not wish to view.
Qatar National Library (QNL), in collaboration with Qatar Charity, recently donated a collection of books to the ‘We Are Here – Community Centre’. The project, organized by the InterEuropean Human Aid Association, is based at the Nea Kavala refugee camp in Greece.
Qatar National Library (QNL) recently organized a free workshop on ‘Digital Photography of Cultural Heritage’ at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Education City. The workshop highlighted photography as an important medium that contributes to sharing information.