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Comics Plus

2022-08-04T19:54:22+00:00

With Library Pass’ Comics Plus, you have unlimited access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from more than one hundred publishers. Every title is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on your computer, tablet or phone. Stream titles without using storage space or download for offline use.

Begin by creating an account (click on Sign Up Now!) and entering an email address and password.

LibraryPass app on App Store or Google Play.

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PDR.net (Physicians Desk Reference)

2022-07-08T17:22:23+00:00

PDR.net is a compilation of manufacturers’ prescribing information (package insert) on prescription drugs.

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Hispanic Life in America

2022-06-22T12:36:33+00:00

The experience and impact of Hispanic Americans as recorded by the news media, 1704 to today.

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HeritageHub

2022-06-22T12:35:42+00:00

Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.

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America’s Historical Newspapers

2022-06-21T19:40:17+00:00

Explore early American history to support genealogical and local history research, school homework assignments and more. Features more than 1,100 historical newspapers from all 50 states. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

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Federal Depository

2022-05-17T18:30:37+00:00

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library joined the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) back in 1884. That’s more than 135 years of serving the public with government information. This provides the community with a range of local and Federal government services.

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Tumblebooks

2022-04-14T15:26:51+00:00

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. TBL also includes Non Fiction Videos and games.

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WorldCat

2022-03-29T14:15:27+00:00

The world’s most comprehensive bibliography with 40 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages.

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World Book Encyclopedia

2022-03-29T14:15:22+00:00

Online version of the popular encyclopedia. Great for general information or for school projects. Includes non-fiction eBooks for students and WorldBook in Spanish and French.

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Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: art/music, geography, history/government, science, social studies and technology

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World Book eBooks

2022-03-29T14:15:17+00:00

Supports classroom instruction and library reading initiatives with over 2,500 titles, including World Book exclusive content and classic literature. 24/7 unlimited, simultaneous access. World Book eBooks also feature a free downloadable app compatible with Apple, Windows, and Android devices.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, health, history/government, science, social studies and technology

AppStore | Google Play

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Westlaw

2022-03-29T14:15:11+00:00

Search Ohio and Michigan court cases and statutes as well as Federal 6th Circuit materials and the United States Supreme Court cases.

Available only inside Library Locations.

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Weiss Financial Ratings

2022-03-29T14:15:06+00:00

Provides accurate, independent information for informing decisions about finances, including insurance, Medicare, banking and investment options. Find the safest bank or credit union, make side by side comparisons of insurance companies, and pick the best Medicare supplement insurance plan, and find helpful tools to manage personal finances.

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Wall Street Journal Online

2022-03-29T13:40:20+00:00

Simply enter your library card and pin to access WSJ!

An account must be created and then you can start using wsj.com immediately.
Your access will be available for the next 3 days
After 3 days, simply come back and click the above link again and login as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created.

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Vocational & Career Collection ™

2022-03-29T14:14:59+00:00

Designed for vocational and technical libraries, this database provides full text articles from more than 400 trade and industry related periodicals.

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Very Short Introductions

2022-03-29T14:14:36+00:00

Offers concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from climate to consciousness, game theory to ancient warfare, privacy to Islamic history, economics to literary theory and beyond.

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Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: art/music, business, English/language arts, health, history/government, science, social studies and technology

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Value Line

2022-03-29T14:14:30+00:00

The uncontested authority in reliable, unbiased information on companies, industries, markets and economies. From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives users the power to evaluate investments with confidence.

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United Way 211

2022-03-29T14:14:26+00:00

United Way 2-1-1 is a free, 24-hour, 365-day health and human service resource for those in Lucas, Wood and Ottawa counties. There are numerous ways to chat with a 2-1-1 Community Resource Advisor: Dial 2-1-1 (1-800-650-HELP), text your zip code to 898-211, or instant message by visiting www.211nwo.org. You can also use the link below to access 2-1-1’s Community Resource Database and manually search local resources that can help you in finding food, clothing, utility assistance, housing/shelter and much more. United Way 2-1-1 also offers translation services over the phone, if English is not your primary language.

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United States Government Printing Office (GPO)

2022-03-29T14:14:21+00:00

Provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. Provides full content of Presidential Executive Orders, Congressional Bills, Statues, Supreme Court decisions and many more Federal government documents.

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Tutor.com

2022-03-29T14:14:14+00:00

Tutor.com offers online academic tutoring to K-12, intro-level college and GED students. No appointment is needed and tutors are available noon to midnight, 7 days a week! Study 24/7 with their practice quizzes and SkillsCenter Resource Library. Sample quizzes include ASVAB, ACT/SAT prep, Math Fundamentals and much more. Tutor.com also provides writing support either in a live session or through the Drop-off Paper review. Receive feedback on reports, essays, resumes and cover letters within 12 hours.

Need help? Try our online chat or check out Tutor.com’s FAQ and Troubleshooting page.

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Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: get tutoring on any school subject, as well as college and high school prep

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Transparent Language

2022-03-29T14:14:07+00:00

Learn more than 100 languages at your own pace with easy-to-use online lessons, vocabulary exercises, practice activities and more.

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Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: foreign language

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TOPICSearch

2022-03-29T14:13:59+00:00

Students and educators may find this site useful in researching the current events and popular topics being discussed in today’s classrooms.

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Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: health, history/government, science, social studies and technology

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Toledo Library App

2022-03-29T14:13:45+00:00

Unlock the full potential of your Toledo Lucas County Public Library card with our mobile app. Search, borrow and renew materials; access and update your Library card account; find exciting programs for all ages and interests; get location details, directions and hours; reserve a meeting room; connect with us via social media and more!

App Store | Google Play

Toledo Legal News

2022-04-13T14:04:47+00:00

News regarding law and attorney related information in the Toledo area with up to date articles on current events.

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Toledo Blade Obituary Index

2022-03-29T14:13:28+00:00

An index of the obituaries that appeared in the Toledo Blade from 1837 to present. Users can request a copy of an obituary.

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Toledo Blade – In-Library Use Only

2022-03-29T14:13:09+00:00

Toledo Blade access when inside the library.

When prompted to login:

Username: newspaper@toledolibrary.org
Password: blade2020

Available only inside Library Locations.

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Toledo Blade

2022-03-29T14:13:02+00:00

Full text of local, award winning newspaper, featuring articles from 1997 through the present archived in a historical format.

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Techboomers

2022-03-29T14:12:55+00:00

Free videos and article tutorials on how to use popular websites like Netflix, Amazon and Gmail as well as various social networks. Tutorials are geared towards baby boomer, senior learners and inexperienced internet users.

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Small Business Reference Center

2022-03-29T14:12:50+00:00

Watch videos and browse sources on a variety of business areas from accounting to marketing to operations. Get industry information by small business type and learn business basics.

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Small Business Builder

2022-03-29T14:12:45+00:00

Get a step-by-step guide to creating and completing a business plan. Explore entrepreneurial interests and opportunities, learn about the nonprofit sector and how to grow and position your business for long-term success and more.

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ScienceFlix

2022-03-29T14:12:39+00:00

Features: View educational videos, read articles, find experiments to try, take quizzes and explore trustworthy related websites on a variety of science topics including Earth, space science, life science, health and the human body, physical science, and tech, math and engineering. Also offers lesson plans, quizzes and projects for teacher use.

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Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: geography, health, math, science and technology

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Science Reference Center

2022-03-29T14:12:34+00:00

A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content, lesson plans, science experiments, citation help, worksheets and curriculum standards.

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Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: science

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Scholastic Teachables

2022-03-29T14:12:29+00:00

Scholastic Teachables™ is an online database of tens of thousands of searchable and printable educational materials for Prek-6th grade! Teachables™ has 25,000 classroom resources to supplement any subject including leveled mini-books, fun clip art, plus skill and activity sheets.

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Sanborn Maps

2022-03-29T14:12:24+00:00

Large-scale detailed maps dating from 1882 through 1962, depicting the commercial, industrial and residential sections of Ohio cities.

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SAMS Technical Publishing

2022-03-29T14:12:18+00:00

Contains service guidelines for more than 200,000 consumer electronic products, including TVs, VCRs, DVD players, stereos, CBs and tape recorders.

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Regional Business News

2022-06-06T20:32:04+00:00

Contains full-text articles from 75 journals, newspapers and newswires about businesses from across the U.S.

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Reference Solutions (Formerly ReferenceUSA)

2022-06-08T13:47:51+00:00

Reference Solutions makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.

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Proquest Historical Newspapers

2022-03-29T14:08:13+00:00

Search for newspaper articles in The New York Times (1851-2013), Chicago Tribune (1849-1993), Washington Post (1889-2000), Wall Street Journal (1889-1993).

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Pro Seniors

2022-03-29T14:08:19+00:00

Committed to helping seniors access information and resources. Includes a collection of pamphlets, legal forms and directories to either print out or complete online. Covers topics such as power of attorney, wills, medical directives, expungement eligibility and more!

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Points of View Reference Center

2022-03-29T14:09:02+00:00

Covers multiple sides of an issue with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), and counterpoint.

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Plunkett Research Online

2022-06-06T20:31:40+00:00

Offers business intelligence, industry trends, market research, stats, leads, plus company contacts for over 30 different major industries and tips for job seekers.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

2022-03-29T14:08:53+00:00

Provides new comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics and disciplines including but not limited to American history, business, criminal justice, environmental science, literature, politics and religion.

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Grade Level: high school
Subjects: business, English/language arts, health, history/government, science and social studies

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Libby (formerly Overdrive)

2022-03-24T18:51:29+00:00

Features: Largest selection of digital content. You can check out 20 items at a time with no monthly limit!
Need help? Try our online chat or check out Overdrive’s help section.

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Access just for Teens

App Store | Google Play

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Open Culture

2022-03-29T14:08:47+00:00

Open Culture boasts that is has the “best free cultural & educational media on the web”. It’s course catalog has a variety of offerings ranging from audiobooks, online courses, certificate courses, movies, languages, textbooks and even eBooks.

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Ohio Web Library

2022-03-29T14:08:43+00:00

Covering books, art, literature, business, employment, genealogy, government, health, history, magazines, newspapers and more purchased for Ohioans by Ohio libraries.

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Ohio Victims Rights

2022-03-28T19:21:13+00:00

Understandable explanation of rights laws and best practices, and form letters empowering victims to exercise their rights.

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Ohio Legal Help

2022-03-29T14:08:36+00:00

Ohio Legal Help is the only legal resource that addresses Ohio’s complicated legal landscape. Forms and resources are location specific, so patrons can be confident that what they submit to the court will be accepted, and they’ll know where to go if they need further assistance. Ohio Legal Help provides authoritative legal information to low-income Ohioans, which is vetted by attorneys. The project is guided by trusted organizations like the Supreme Court of Ohio, the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, the Ohio State Bar Foundation, and the Ohio Library Council. Patron information is not retained or shared by Ohio Legal Help, as attorneys, like librarians, are concerned about privacy.

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Ohio History Central Encyclopedia

2022-03-29T14:08:29+00:00

An online encyclopedia that provides information about Ohio’s natural history, prehistory, history and evolution through time.

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Ohio Driver Practice Test

2022-03-29T14:08:24+00:00

Getting ready for the Ohio Permit Test? Take six practice tests with 40 unique questions each in English and en Espanol!

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Ohio Death Certificate Index

2022-03-29T14:04:00+00:00

Discover an easily-searchable interface from the Ohio History Connection’s Ohio Death Certificates from 1913 to 1944.

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O’Reilly for Public Libraries

2022-03-28T19:15:43+00:00

O’Reilly has the official materials to prepare for the most sought after professional technical certifications plus unlimited access to 50K+ titles (including O’Reilly books in early release), 30K+ hours of video, case studies from top companies, learning paths, expert playlists, and more—with nearly 1,000 topics to explore in technology and business. And with a range of content formats tailored to all levels, you can learn in the way that works best for you.

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NoveList Plus

2022-04-14T14:30:28+00:00

Find that next great read! Sort by age level, popularity, curriculum-driven material, recommended reads, book discussion guides and searchable award lists. Also includes suggestions for audiobooks.

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Newspapers.com (World Collection)

2022-03-28T19:12:35+00:00

Newspapers.com Library Edition is an extensive database that provides online access to 4,000+ historical newspapers. Dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s, Newspapers.com Library Edition contains full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles to small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.

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Newspaper Source

2022-03-29T14:03:39+00:00

Provides articles from national and international newspapers, television & radio transcripts, and 200 regional newspapers including the Akron Beacon Journal, Boston Globe, Columbus Dispatch, Washington Post and more.

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Newspaper Archive

2022-03-28T19:08:40+00:00

Full-text searchable articles from a wide variety of historical Ohio newspapers covering Ohio history from 1800-2019. The collection includes more than 7+ million newspapers that allow users to search their ancestors by name and to narrow their results by year and location.

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New York Times (current issue only)

2022-03-29T14:03:28+00:00

Enjoy free, unlimited access to NYTimes.com in our branches. Users have to register for an account with an email address and password.

To access NYTimes.com from home, create an account, login and then redeem an at-home access code for 72 hours of unlimited at-home access.

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Natural Medicines

2022-03-29T14:03:20+00:00

Information on complementary, alternative and integrative therapies like acupuncture, chiropractic, therapeutic touch and dietary supplements.

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National Geographic Virtual Library Series

2022-03-29T14:02:25+00:00

Access the complete archive of National Geographic Magazine (1888-Current) – along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos including National Geographic: People, Animals and the World.

School information
Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: history/government, science and social studies

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National Geographic Kids

2022-03-24T18:55:07+00:00

Includes National Geographic Kids magazines (2009-present), videos, pictures and books in a kid-friendly environment. Some books available in French, Spanish, Chinese and other world languages.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school and middle school
Subjects: geography, history/government, science and social studies

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Morningstar Investment Service

2022-03-24T18:54:47+00:00

Find a stock or a fund to meet your needs, research current or prospective holdings, or see how your investments fit together.

Limit of 5 simultaneous users. Please log out after your session is done.

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Mergent Intellect

2022-03-24T18:54:27+00:00

Mergent Intellect offers a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more. The database is searchable by advanced criteria and resources are able to be downloaded and printed.

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Mergent Archives

2022-03-24T18:54:05+00:00

Features a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents. Contains hundreds of thousands of reports covering over 100 countries and industries and offers a reliable and easy to navigate system designed to meet users’ historical research needs.

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MEDLINE

2022-03-24T18:53:45+00:00

Offers medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and pre-clinical sciences among many subjects.

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Mango Languages

2022-03-24T18:53:25+00:00

Mango for Libraries uses native speakers, repetition and voice comparison to help you quickly and easily learn a new language. Choose from more than 70 languages including 20 English as a second language options. It’s conversational-based learning.

*First time users must create a profile in order to access the resource.

To use the app you will first need to create a Mango profile online through the library, then use that profile to activate the App.

Terms and Conditions

App Store | Google Play

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Local History Digital Collections

2022-04-13T14:03:12+00:00

Through our Local History Department, we are pleased to partner with Ohio Memory to present our growing digital archive which includes collections featuring historical documents, maps and atlases, photographs and more!

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Literary Reference Center

2022-03-24T18:52:11+00:00

Contains articles and essays of literary criticism and journals, biographies, literary journals, classic and contemporary poems and short stories, book reviews, author interviews and classic novels.

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Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: English/language arts

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LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

2022-03-24T18:51:50+00:00

LinkedIn Learning offers unlimited access to a library of over 100,000 high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials as part of over 13,000 courses taught by recognized industry experts in seven languages.

Using the LinkedIn Learning app: iOs or Android
First time app: users will be asked to enter the “libraryname” at the end of the URL: OH0215

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Legal GPS

2022-03-29T14:01:34+00:00

Legal GPS is a gamified platform that helps new & existing businesses “do legal” without having to hire a lawyer.

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LearningExpress Library

2022-03-24T18:50:20+00:00

Features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests and eBooks to help users of all ages. Offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep and more.

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Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: college prep, English/language arts, high school prep, history/government, math, science and social studies

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Kanopy

2022-03-24T18:49:54+00:00

Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and Kids favorites. You can stream Kanopy on any of your favorite devices! Kanopy is accessible via mobile and tablet apps for iPhone and Android. You can also access Kanopy on your Desktop, and SmartTV apps like Roku, Apple TV, and Fire Stick.

Kanopy help page

App Store | Google Play | Amazon

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Investment Education

2022-03-24T18:47:59+00:00

Provides the knowledge, skills and tools needed for financial success created by the FINRA Foundation, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

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Internet Archive

2022-03-24T18:47:38+00:00

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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hoopla

2022-03-24T18:47:14+00:00

Features: With hoopla digital, customers can borrow, instantly stream and download free movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks, ebooks, and comics with a valid library card. 20 checkouts per month.
Need help? Try our online chat or check out hoopla’s help section.

App Store | Google Play | Amazon

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Home Improvement Reference Center

2022-03-24T18:46:18+00:00

Browse thousands of reference books, projects and magazines on a variety of home improvement areas including decorating and remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, woodworking and everyday maintenance.

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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

2022-03-24T18:44:09+00:00

Browse thousands of reference books, projects and magazines on a variety of hobbies including arts and crafts, collecting, indoor recreation, model building, kids crafts, scrapbooking and more.

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Heritage Quest

2022-03-24T18:41:58+00:00

Trace family history including over 25,000 family and local histories as well as censuses from 1790-1940, city directories, slave schedules, Indian Census rolls and more.

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Healthfinder.gov

2022-03-24T18:44:42+00:00

Offers resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring the public the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

2022-03-24T18:37:24+00:00

Provides scholarly full text journals focusing on medical disciplines, which covers 1,300 generic drug sheets.

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Hathi Trust

2022-03-24T18:37:01+00:00

Hathi Trust is a partnership of academic and research institutions offering 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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GuideStar

2022-04-13T14:02:46+00:00

GuideStar is a philanthropic research database designed to fill in the knowledge gaps you need to find the best charities to which to donate in the area you most care about. GuideStar compiles directories and reports on nonprofits that are available to the public, to make the donation process easier for potential donors.

Available only inside Library Locations.

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GCFLearnFree.org

2022-03-24T18:36:22+00:00

Provides high quality, innovative learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve their technology, literacy and/or math skills. Offers information on more than 180 topics through 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos and over 50 interactive activities and games.

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Grade Levels: elementary, middle school and high school
Subjects: art, English/language arts, health, math and technology

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Gale Legal Forms

2022-03-24T18:35:59+00:00

Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also includes a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen’s language.

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Gale in Context – Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits)

2022-03-24T18:35:37+00:00

Offers easy-to-use, age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation makes it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school
Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, geography, history, math, science and social studies

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Gale eBooks (formerly GVRL)

2022-06-06T20:31:09+00:00

Access hundreds of books and publications within 21 different topics including the arts, biography, business, education, the environment, history, LGBTQ, medicine, multicultural studies and race and civil rights. Email, download, print or save pages.

School information
Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: art/music, business, college prep, English/language arts, health, science, history/government, social studies and technology

App Store | Google Play

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Fund Analyzer by FINRA

2022-03-24T18:31:39+00:00

Features information and analysis on over 18,000 mutual funds, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs). Estimates the value of the funds and allows users to compare up to three funds. Note: users must accept the terms of use to use the tool.

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Freegal

2022-03-24T18:31:06+00:00

Formats: Music, music videos and audiobooks
Features: Unlimited streaming music and 5 downloads per week
Need help? Try our online chat or check out Freegal’s FAQ section.

App Store | Google Play | Amazon

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Foundations Directory Online

2022-06-15T19:42:29+00:00

Foundation Directory Online covers information on all 220,000 U.S. Foundations. It’s the smartest, fastest way to win more funding by providing the most exhaustive and up-to-date knowledge and insight on the social sector to fuel any fundraising mission.

Available only inside Library Locations.

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Fold3

2022-03-24T18:29:49+00:00

Offers convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos and personal documents of the men and women who served.

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Flipster

2022-03-24T18:29:13+00:00

Features: eMagazines are available instantly, no waiting
Need help? Try our online chat or check out EBSCO’s help section.

App Store | Google Play

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FamilySearch

2022-03-24T18:27:58+00:00

A product of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, FamilySearch is the largest genealogy library in the world. FamilySearch maintains a collection of records, resources and services designed to help people learn more about their family history, including millions of genealogy records, many with digital images.

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Explora Secondary Schools (6-12)

2022-03-24T18:27:40+00:00

Provides safe, trustworthy research materials for class projects or homework on a variety of topics.

School information
Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: art/music, business, English/language arts, health, history/government, math, science, social studies and technology

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Explora Public Libraries

2022-03-24T18:27:20+00:00

Provides user-friendly features and easy-to-browse categories of reliable content from the world’s leading magazines.

School information
Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: art/music, business, English/language arts, health, history/government, math, science, social studies and technology

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Explora Primary Schools (K-5)

2022-03-24T18:26:59+00:00

Provides safe, trustworthy research materials for class projects or homework on a variety of topics.

School information
Grade Levels: elementary school
Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, geography, history, math, science and social studies

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ERIC

2022-03-24T18:26:32+00:00

Searchable database of articles (some full text) from education-related journals, dissertations, regulatory materials, quantitative data and reference materials. Also features opinion pieces, tests/questionnaires and materials published in foreign languages.

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Grade Levels: for college students and educational instructors and researchers

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EBSCOhost Master File

2022-03-24T18:26:11+00:00

Searchable, multi-database of popular newspaper and magazine articles as well as primary sources. Site also includes a searchable images database of photos, maps, and flags and an English dictionary.

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Digital Learn

2022-03-24T18:24:39+00:00

New to computers or haven’t used them for a while? For those who are a little unsure or uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, Digital Learn helps users tackle technology and gain the confidence needed to succeed.

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D&B Hoovers

2022-06-06T20:29:52+00:00

Designed to help companies gain a deeper understanding of their market opportunities so they can make more informed decisions, stay ahead of the competition and close more deals by combining and analyzing data from a wide variety of sources.

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CultureGrams

2022-03-31T18:55:15+00:00

Contains primary-source reports on 209 countries and territories—including every United Nations member state—focusing on 25 cultural categories, including language, personal appearance, greetings, and more. A States and Provinces edition includes maps, flags and symbols, as well as sections on history, economy, geography, population, indigenous peoples and recipes.

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Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: history/government, geography and social studies

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Consumer Search

2022-03-24T15:56:43+00:00

Helps shoppers avoid “buyer’s remorse” by evaluating product reviews and recommending authentic and trustworthy products in a range of categories for a variety of budgets and lifestyles, thus saving time, money and disappointment for millions of consumers.

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Consumer Reports

2022-04-13T13:58:54+00:00

In the market for a new TV, home appliance, mattress or tires for your car? Use Consumer Reports to get the best deal and find quality items! Consumer Reports conducts independent research and reviews on a wide variety of products and services so you can get the most for your money.

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Consumer Health Complete

2022-03-24T15:55:57+00:00

Provides full text for hundreds of health reference books and encyclopedias, thousands of evidence-based health reports, and health pamphlets covering key areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many aspects of complimentary, holistic and integrated medicine.

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Computer Source

2022-03-24T15:55:24+00:00

Provides information in technology, which covers computer science, artificial intelligence, information systems, robotics, electronics, internet, telecommunications, programming and software.

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Chilton Library

2022-03-24T15:54:57+00:00

Includes step-by-step instructions, videos, animations, close-up photos, wiring diagrams, troubleshooting and diagnostic information.

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Business Source Premier

2022-06-06T20:29:33+00:00

A complete resource for all aspects of business, including management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and more with full-text from over 2,200 journals.

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Business Book Summaries

2022-06-06T20:29:21+00:00

Business Book Summaries provides concise yet comprehensive summaries of the best business books. With these summaries, professionals and students can keep up with the latest information in the business world and learn more effectively. Summaries also available in Chinese, French, German and Spanish.

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Broker Check by FINRA

2022-03-24T15:53:06+00:00

Broker Check can tell you if a broker or brokerage firm is registered, what has been disclosed to regulators, the broker’s experience, and what a broker or brokerage firm is able to do.

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BookFlix

2022-03-24T15:52:42+00:00

Features: Watch, read and listen to animated picture books in nine categories, including Animals and Nature, People and Places, and Family and Communities. Includes fiction, nonfiction and some Spanish language titles. No waiting.

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Grade Levels: preschool and elementary school
Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, geography, history, math, science and social studies

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Black Life in America (Newsbank)

2022-03-24T15:50:41+00:00

Comprehensive coverage of the African American experience from earliest times to today. Sourced from nearly 19,000 American and global newspapers from 1704 to the present, including over 400 African American newspapers. Provides full-text searching as well as access to content by Topic, Event, and Eras in African American History. Updated daily.

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Biography Reference Bank

2022-03-24T15:49:48+00:00

Provides biographies, obituaries and photographs of thousands of individuals – both living and deceased. Updated monthly.

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Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: art/music, history/government and social studies

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Antiques Research

2022-04-13T14:02:14+00:00

Reference source including photos, descriptions and prices provided from sales records from United States auction houses.

Requires library card sign in to access.

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Ancestry Library Edition

2022-03-24T15:48:46+00:00

From the well known research website Ancestry.com comes the Library edition with a database of more than 2 billion names. Search United States, United Kingdom and Canadian census records, military records, wills and more.

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American Ancestors

2022-03-24T15:48:09+00:00

Discover your family by searching more than 300 databases with over 400 million searchable names primarily covering New England and the surrounding region.

Only available at Main Library.

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America’s GenealogyBank (changed to HeritageHub)

2022-08-08T14:20:18+00:00

America’s Genealogy Bank has been updated to HeritageHub.

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African-American Heritage

2022-03-24T15:46:52+00:00

A great resource for African-American genealogical and biographical research. Search essential historical records including federal census, slave and freed person registers, marriage and military records and more. Connect with others using AfriGeneas, a social networking website.

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Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: history/government, social studies

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Access World News – Newsbank

2022-03-24T15:46:19+00:00

The most comprehensive collection of full-text newspapers globally. Provides extensive coverage at every level—international, national, regional, state and local. This fully searchable resource features news content from all 50 states as well as more than 5,900 international news sources from 172 countries. News content may be included in its original published language or translated into English.

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Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: health, history/government, math, science, social studies and technology

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Academic Search™ Premier

2022-03-24T15:45:18+00:00

Full text articles for more than 4,700 publications, including more than 12,200 peer-reviewed journals. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available.

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Grade Level: high school
Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, history/government

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ABCmouse

2022-03-24T15:45:54+00:00

The award-winning educational website provides learning activities for children ages 2 and up, with interactive books, games, puzzles and other learning activities across all major subject areas — reading, math, science, social studies, art and music. Best of all, kids love it!

Available only inside Library Locations.

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