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St Albans Library: Home



Welcome to St Albans Secondary College Library

Research assistance, subject/topic guides, and useful resources compiled by your librarians. Know what we know - find it in LibGuides!

The Library's website has been created, designed and updated for the St Albans school community. Our purpose is to provide a platform that enhances and encourages research, study, and reading and exists to complement the use of the Library's collection and services.


Search the Library catalogue


No need to wait - just read!

Use your Compass ID & password to login.

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1. Click on the above link.

2. Type in your address.

3. Select "Sign in with Edupass" from the drop-down menu.

Clickview Training Channel for Clickview help

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Search Britannica Encyclopaedia - available in three different comprehension levels.

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Drama Online [including the Royal Shakespeare Live Collection] is The UK National Theatre’s digital library of over 2,500 playtexts, 400 audio plays, 300 hours of video and 370 books of criticism and performance practice from leading theatre publishers and companies.

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inkl is a mobile platform bringing news stories from the world’s top news sources to your smartphone.

Register for an inkl account using your account. 

Once registered on the web version, download the app, and login as an existing user with those same account details. 


Click on the image to access the digital edition of The Age newspaper - an interactive and searchable replica of the current and archive issues of the printed edition.

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EchoOnline: Contemporary media issues & searchable news index

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Find resources for teachers, school leaders, and support staff.

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Author of the Month


The SASC website that is all about your reading, writing and art.

For students in Year 7, 8, & 9 EAL & English.

Students and teachers can earn 5 house points for each book they have read. 

Students can earn house points by submitting book reviews, art and writing pieces to be published.

Note: You can only access the website with your St Albans google email account that ends


The Library is open 8.00 to 4.30 Mon-Thurs, 8.00 to 3.30 Fri. Extended hours for Year 12 students: 8.00 - 5.30 Mon-Thurs. We also have a selection of games available to play during recess and lunch. Only games from the Library are to be played.