The teacher-librarian at NPSS is Mrs. Laychuk. Hours of operation are 8:30am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday, and students are welcome at any time throughout the day to do research or relax with a book or magazine in our fiction section reading area.
The library has a photocopier for student use. The cost is $0.15 per copy.
Our collection of over 25,000 items, consists of books, reference volumes, videos, audio recordings, pictures, vertical files, newspapers and magazines. In addition, we have Internet access, and computers are available for word processing. Library staff is always on hand to assist students with their research and provide instruction on the use of library computers.
Please note there is no email without permission, and internet access is primarily for students doing research. No games are allowed to be played on any NPSS computers.
These links below take you to resources that may help you out or that you might enjoy.
http://www.cbc.ca/news Great source for Canadian and international news.
http://www.worldbookonline.com Online Encyclopedia
http:// www.ebsco.com/online/ Online Magazine Database. Access to over 500 Magazines, Newspapers, and Journals with full text, images, and links.
The Vancouver Sun online The Vancouver Sun newspaper online.
http://www.alaskahighwaynews.ca/ Alaska Highway News online.
Online Citation Help – Son of Citation Machine
For bibliography entries that go over one line, the second line should be indented.
Information from the Web
Authors Name if known, Title, (Date Viewed) URL http://www.domain.com/etc
W.E. Browser, The End of the Internet, (June 15, 2004), URL
Graphic from the Web
Description of Graphic, [Graphic file.] URL http://www.domain.com/etc
Full Halls at NPSS, [Graphic file.] URL http://www.npss.prn.bc.ca/images/fullhalls.jpg
Book: One Author
Abel, Samuel. Capital Punishment in the Ancient World. Toronto: J.O. Simpson, 1986.
Book: Two or Three Authors
Best, Sally, June Brown and Harry Mole. The Death Penalty. New York: Hutton and
Sons, 1981 .
Book: More than Three Authors
Brown, Sue, et al. A Study of Crime. New York: Macmillan, 1985.
Book: More than one Volume
Cabet, P. A Complete History of Penology. Rome: St Martin’s Press, 1949, 4 vols.
Book: Compiled by Editor(s)
Cable, R. and Donald Parkes, (eds.). Capital Punishment. Plato, Texas: Information
Book: Only one Chapter or Article Used
Cabot, Denise. “Society Legitimizes Murder,” in Cook, J., (ed.). Taking Sides: Views
on Controversial Issues,2nd ed. Surrey, New Jersey: Puskin, 1982, pp.534-567.
Quote from a book
Wicharuk, P. Library Skills for the Uninitiated, 1998. Rpt. in An Anthology of
Canadian School Librarians. Ed. J. Mayer. Vancouver : UBC Press, 2002.
Book: Later Edition
Cale, Doreen A. Recent Supreme Court Decisions, 3rd ed. Ottawa: CIL Press, 1986.
Canada, Parliament, House of Commons. House of Commons Debates: Official
Report (Hansard). Ottawa: Supply Services, 1987, vol 129, no. 115, p. 5819.
Encyclopedia Article (Unsigned)
“Capital Punishment.” The World Book Encyclopedia. 1987, vol 3. pp. 167-168.
Encyclopedia Article (Signed)
Dunn, J.R. “Capital Punishment.” Canadian Encyclopedia. 1987, vol. 1, p. 211.
Magazine Article (Unsigned)
“For Safety’s Sake.” New Republic, vol. 77 (March-April 1987), pp. 60-67.
Magazine Article (Signed)
Highrop, Richard. “The Debate Continues.” Macleans, vol. 135 (September 6, 1987)
Newspaper Article (Unsigned)
“Indecisive Poll.” Toronto Glove and Mail, 2 September 1987, p B4.
Newspaper Article (Signed)
King, Marie. “Canadians Favor Death Penalty.” Vancouver Sun, 5 May 1987, p A1.
Audio Visual Software
Long, Larry. Crime and Punishment. (3 filmstrips, 3 cassettes, guide). New York:
General AV, 1983.
Nonsense, Bertha. Crime. n.d. (Centennial Library Pamphlet File 364.6)
Abstract: Reader’s Guide Abstracts
Pollen, Earl. “Studies Show Capital Punishment is not a Deterrent.”
Canadian Journal of Abstracts Sociology,vol.62 (Fall 1985),
pp. 7-12 in Reader’s Guide Abstracts, vol. 2, #21, subject heading –
Capital Punishment – Canada.
Abstract: Biology Digest
Reo, John. “Are Criminals Born, Not Made?” Time, vol. 126 (September 21, 1985),
pp 94, 97 in Biology Digest, vol. 12 #7, Abstract 85/86 – 2322
Simpson, Paul. Interview with the writer. 11 June 1987.
TV / Radio
“Taking Sides.” The Fifth Estate. Toronto: CBC Television, 7 November 1987.