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Elementary & Pre-School

Britannica Escolar (Edición en Español)

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Britannica Escolar en Español.

The Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition in Spanish.


Britannica Library

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Provides access to the Encyclopedia Britannica’s digital editions for children, teens, and adults.


Kids InfoBits

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A kid-friendly database of charts, graphs, images, and educational videos for ages 6-10.


TumbleBooks

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Tumblebooks are picture ebooks with animation and sound, including narration so the books can be read to you. Dozens of familiar titles are available.


Middle & High School

Biography in Context

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Find information about influential contemporary and historical figures in this multimedia encyclopedia.


Britannica Escolar (Edición en Español)

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Britannica Escolar en Español.

The Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition in Spanish.


Britannica Library

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Provides access to the Encyclopedia Britannica’s digital editions for children, teens, and adults.


Driving-Tests.org

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Practice for your car, motorcycle, or commercial driver’s license exam through interactive tests.


Gale PowerSearch

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Gale PowerSearch is the tool to use when you are not sure which resource you might need. Type in what you are looking for and PowerSearch will give you a variety of text or print sources related to your search.


Global Issues in Context

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Find information and perspectives on social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues affecting the world today. Global Issues in Context provides news articles, research, opinion pieces, podcasts, videos, and more to help you explore common research topics.


JSTOR

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Search over 1,900 academic journals and books covering fields in the arts, humanities, and social and natural sciences.


Mango Languages

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For beginner and advanced language learners alike, including English Language Learners (ELL), Mango Languages helps you practice vocabulary and grammar rules with simple-to-use, fun, and interactive games.


Oxford English Dictionary

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The gold standard dictionary of the English language — includes historical accounts of over 500,000,000 words. Learn to pronounce and understand the evolution of words.


Science in Context

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Find information and perspectives on major people, events, debates, and subjects in Science. Science in Context provides magazine and news articles, biographies, illustrations, podcasts, videos, and more to help you explore common research topics.


U.S. History In Context

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Find information and perspectives on major people, events, and subjects in U.S. History. U.S. History in Context provides encyclopedia entries, magazine and news articles, academic journals, primary source documents, opinion pieces, podcasts, videos, and more to help you explore common research topics.


World History In Context

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Find information and perspectives on major people, events, and subjects in World History. World History in Context provides magazine and news articles, primary source documents, opinion pieces, podcasts, videos, and more to help you explore common research topics.


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Business & Finance

Central Register & Goods and Services Bulletin

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A weekly source providing information on state, county, and municipal contracts up for bid for products or services.


ConsumerReports.org

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Provides trusted ratings and recommendations for vehicles, appliances, electronics, and thousands of other products for every area of life.


Morningstar Investment Research Center

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Learn about current finance trends.


Value Line Research Center

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Make timely, well-informed financial decisions with investment data, research, and analytics from Value Line Research Center.


Genealogy

Ancestry.com (In-Library Use)

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Thousands of family history records such as censuses, immigration, military, and more.


HeritageQuest Online

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An extensive archive of American genealogical sources – family histories, research guides, census maps, and more.


News Archives

The Boston Globe (1980-)

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A searchable index of content from The Boston Globe from 1980 to present.


National Geographic (1888-1994)

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Browse back issues of National Geographic magazine, from 1888-1994, including words and pictures.


The New York Times (1985-)

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Browse text-only back issues of New York Times from the mid-80s to now.


Professional Development & Testing

Driving-Tests.org

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Practice for your car, motorcycle, or commercial driver’s license exam through interactive tests.


Mango Languages

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For beginner and advanced language learners alike, including English Language Learners (ELL), Mango Languages helps you practice vocabulary and grammar rules with simple-to-use, fun, and interactive games.


Udemy

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Udemy has thousands of online courses available to keep you up to date on the latest skills in business, technology, and design. Courses are taught through on-demand video; learn at your own pace.


Reference & Encyclopedias

Britannica Library

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Provides access to the Encyclopedia Britannica’s digital editions for children, teens, and adults.


Oxford English Dictionary

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The gold standard dictionary of the English language — includes historical accounts of over 500,000,000 words. Learn to pronounce and understand the evolution of words.