The center houses more than 5,000 books and subscribes to more than 35 databases through four educational publishers of electronic and print resources (see links below). Passwords can be accessed by:
- Clicking on “IMET Center Library” in the lower right
- Selecting the “Database passwords" under "Contents"
For more information about the IMET Center visit their website
Students must sign into the library upon arrival in the facility and sign out when leaving. Students may use our 18 computers for school-related purposes. The computers provide students with access to Follett Destiny, the BGHS online catalog of print and web materials; programs such as Microsoft Word; access to our research and subject-specific databases; access to e-mail and cloud storage for school purposes; and access to the internet for research or homework purposes. Students may also access our catalog remotely online or with the Follett Destiny Quest app. They may also access our many databases via the library computers, or remotely from their iPads or laptops/computers, wherever they have an internet connection.
Students may print in the library with permission from the librarian and after noting printing details on the sign-in sheet.
Printing may take place at the following times:
- Before school
- During GAELS periods (when students are not assigned to a session)
- During the student’s lunch
- After school
Printing must be COMPLETED five minutes before class starts (before school, during GAELS periods, and during lunch) so that students are on their way to class in a timely manner during the five-minute passing period.
At all times, students should engaged in school-related work in the IMET Center Library and should be respectful of other students’ use of the facility for the same purpose by maintaining an environment conducive to such work. If students wish to socialize, they may do so in the Commons or the many outdoor areas to which students have access.
Phone use is not permitted in the library. Before and after school, phones must remain on silent or vibrate, and in one’s pocket or backpack/bag. Students must step outside the library to take and make calls, and to send or check text messages. Phones should not be on during the school day.