Research Tools

eMedia

Easy to use eMedia including audiobooks, comics, eBooks, eMagazines, music, movies and television for all ages

BookFLIX

Watch and listen to an animated picture book and read a related non-fiction book in nine categories. Some books are available in Spanish. Puzzles extend the fun.

       

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Flipster

Instant access to magazines in your desktop or laptop browser. Want to read offline on your tablet or smartphone? No problem – you can now download the Flipster app, iOS or Android, and read offline. 

   

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Gale Virtual Reference

Access hundreds of books 24/7. Topics including art, biography, business, history, literature, medicine, and religion. Email, download, print, or save pages. App available.

   

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Hathi Trust

Hathi Trust, a partnership of academic and research institutions, offers a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. All users are able to read open access or Creative Commons-licensed works and U.S. works published prior to 1923.

   

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hoopla

Thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, music, and movies are instantly available on mobile devices, laptops, or pc. Parent can sign in and turn on Kids Mode in preferences. App available.

               

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Internet Archive

Over 16 million files – text, video, audio, software, and images. Use the live music archive to listen to favorite artists. Watch news coverage or entertainment programs. Search various books published before 1923 in American and Canadian libraries.

       

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ISSUU

Over 25 million free-to-read magazines and product catalogs from around the world. There are some magazines in other languages including Spanish, French, German, and Chinese.

   

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OneClickdigital

Exclusive audio books from Recorded Books including biography, fantasy, history, mystery, politics and current events, romance, self-help, suspense, and western. iOS and Androidapps available.

   

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Overdrive

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks and video and start reading, listening or watching on all major computers and devices. Many titles can be enjoyed immediately on any device with an internet browser or downloaded into the free OverDrive app. All titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!

           

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Overdrive: Kids & Teens

eBooks, eAudio, and read-along titles for pre-school children all the way to teens – fiction, biography, comics and graphic novels, humor, mystery and suspense, mythology and folklore, science fiction and fantasy. Search for books for beginning readers, medal and award winners, and various grade levels.

           

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ScienceFLIX

Covers more than 30 different scientific topics in Earth, Space, Life, Health, and Technology. Drill deeper in each topic to watch a video and read a book. Find experiments to try and explore careers in science.

       

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TrueFlix

Created for students in grades 3-5, TrueFLIX focuses on 19 science and social studies topics such as the solar system, earth science, the human body, US government, continents, and biographies. Watch a video and read a book then show what you know by doing an activity.

       

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TumbleBooks

Listen or read along at your own pace – story books, read alongs, graphic novels, videos, non fiction, puzzles and games for almost every book and more. Listen to stories in French, Spanish, and other world languages.

       

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World Book

The World Book eBooks platform includes a rich library of beautifully illustrated titles for kindergarten through grade 12. Limit by subject and/or grade level. Titles are checked out for three weeks. Create an account and download the app so you can access anywhere. 

   

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Zinio

Search by title – Bicycle Times, Men’s Fitness, and Cosmopolitan de Mexico –  or genre – automotive, crafts, entertainment, hobbies, sports, teen (Teen Vogue), travel, men, and women. The issues borrowed on Zinio never expire! iOS and Android apps available.

   

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