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211 Database

211 Database

Directory of local health and human service agencies and programs. A project of the United Way and the Middle Country Public Library.

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ABC Mouse Early Learning Academy

ABCmouse is educational and fun and has more than 10,000 learning activities for ages 2-8+ (books, puzzles, educational games, science videos, art activities, songs) that encompass reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music—including more than 2,000 STEM and over 1,000 Spanish-language learning activities.

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Academic OneFile

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Source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Topics include: physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, and literature. Includes the New York Times back to 1985 and The Economist back to 1988.

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Academic OneFile Select

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Resource for academic research includes scholarly journals and selected general interest titles in a wide variety of subjects. Ideal for high school research.

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American Hebrew and Jewish Messenger

American Hebrew and Jewish Messenger

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1857 - 1922

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Ancestry Library Edition

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Ancestry Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.

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Auto Repair Source

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This database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. Content has been provided by MOTOR Information Systems.

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Biography Reference Bank

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Find in-depth, original profiles of current biographies with full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals.

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Brainfuse Adult Learning Center

Brainfuse Adult Learning Center

Access to adult learning services including GED prep, 24/7 writing lab, live tutoring, career resources, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more.

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Brainfuse HelpNow

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Access to live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. Also includes a 24-hour online writing lab and Homework Question Center. 

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Brainfuse JobNow

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Access to online resources designed to support every step of the job search process. Features live online coaches who assist in resume/cover letter preparation, and help patrons prepare for job interviews.

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Brainfuse VetNow

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Access to online tools that support veterans and their families with navigating the VA bureaucracy, providing academic tutoring, and employment transition assistance.

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Britannica Academic Edition

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Discover encyclopedia articles, full-text journal and magazine articles, primary sources, multimedia, and other unique resources and tools for college-level learners, researchers, and faculty.

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Britannica Escolar

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Access to accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. Ideal for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.

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Britannica School

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Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources for Elementary, Middle and High School.

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Brooklyn Newstand

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The Brooklyn Public Library's digital newspapers including the Brooklyn Eagle, Brooklyn Life, and Activities of the Long Island Society.

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Business Insights: Essentials

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Provides access to global business information including company profiles, industry/market research reports, investment/brokerage reports from Thomson Reuters, and financial reports, as well as business magazines and newspapers. Full-text from over 8,100 periodical titles. 

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Career Cruising

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An online career guidance and planning system. Prepare for the SAT/ACT, find a career, build a portfolio, learn how to write a resume and search for jobs, all in one convenient place.

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Census Bureau

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Access to tables profiling frequently requested data items from various Census Bureau surveys and programs. Profiles are available for the nation, states, and counties.

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Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

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Over 400,000 reviews, MARC records and related information about children’s literature.

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Civil Service & Exam eBooks

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Borrow test prep materials in easy downloadable eBooks.

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Computer Science

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Access to business and technical publications in the computer, electronics, and telecommunications industries.

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CultureGrams logo

Concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on more than 200 countries detailing daily life and culture, including history, customs and lifestyles. Includes World edition, States edition, and Kids edition.

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Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

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The Digital Public Library of America brings together content held by America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. 

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Educator's Reference Complete

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Resource for educators and education students. Access to periodicals covering pre-school to college and most educational specialties.

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Access to educational literature and resources.

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Explora Public Libraries

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Search for articles, essays and primary source materials for teens and adults.

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Flipster logo

A digital magazine newsstand offering over 160 popular magazine titles including Spanish language titles. Available for download.

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Access to US military records including stories, photos, and personal documents.

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Foundation Center

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Get the most comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge and insight on the social sector to fuel any fundraising mission.

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Gale Directory Library

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Use these various directories to search, sort and export a variety of information such as financial information for companies, membership figures for associations, education- related financial aid and scholarships, and much more.

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Gale in Context: Elementary

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Gale in Context: Elementary (formerly Kids Infobits) contains age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts, graphs, and videos to support STEM topics. 

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Gale in Context: Middle School

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Resource for students in grades 6 to 8. Offers magazines, newspapers, primary sources, and videos on a variety of topics. Supports national and state curriculum standards in language arts, social studies and science.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

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Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

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General OneFile

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A source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, current events, education, environmental issues, health care, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, and technology.

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GreenFILE logo

Access to scholarly, government and general-interest titles that focus on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

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Health and Medicine

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Access to nursing and allied health journals, plus select consumer health information sources, and thousands of health-related multimedia.

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Heritage Quest

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Combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI® Genealogy and Local History book collection.

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History Reference Center

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Access to a comprehensive, full text, history reference database designed for secondary schools and undergraduate research. Features full text for 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books.

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Home Improvement Reference Center

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Provides access to detailed “how-to” information for home improvement and repair projects. 

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Hudson River Valley Historical Newspapers

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Access to digitized copies of historical newspapers from the Hudson River Valley region of New York State. Free, but requires registration.

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Informe Academico

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Spanish interface provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals both from and about Latin America.

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Internet Archive

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Offers universal access to books, movies, software, music, websites and more. 

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Provides full-text access to more than 12 million journal articles, books, images, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.

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Law Depot

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Online legal forms and templates that you can create and download.

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Library of Congress Digital Collections

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Library of Congress Digital Collections provides access to digitized American historical materials and includes images, maps, manuscripts, prints, photographs, posters, sound recordings, motion pictures, books, pamphlets, and sheet music. 

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Library, Information Science, & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Library, Information Science, & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) covers subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval and information management from more than 700 periodicals plus books, research reports and proceedings. Coverage dates back to the mid-1960s.

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Literary Reference Center

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Access to information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. Specifically designed for public libraries, secondary schools, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research.

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Livebrary logo

Discover books, media, and other electronic resources available from the Public Libraries of Suffolk County, NY.

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Livebrary Topic Guides

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Curated collections of books, videos, websites, and other resources on a variety of popular topics spanning from history, science, government and legal information, and more.

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Long Island Index

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A local resource which provides statistical information and various studies about Long Island.

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Magazines A to Z

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Searching for a specific magazine or journal article? Start here with this A to Z list.

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MasterFile Elite

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Access to full text magazines, journals, and reference books as well as photos, maps and flags. Search for Consumer Reports and more here!

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Access to biomedical and health journals. Includes recently published.

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MedlinePlus logo

A great resource for all things related to health and medicine. Use the Encyclopedia for comprehensive information on medical tests and results.

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MyHeritage logo

Search records from around the world including birth, marriage, death, military, census, and parish records.

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New York Amsterdam News

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Access to full articles in the New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), one of the nation’s leading black newspapers of the 20th century and one of New York’s most influential black-owned institutions.

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New York Heritage

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Research the people, places and institutions of New York State. Provides access to more than 170 distinct digital collections, totaling hundreds of thousands of items. Ideal for students, educators, historians, and genealogists.

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New York State Historic Newspapers

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Access to a wide range of historical newspapers that reflect New York's unique history. Search by newspaper title, publishing date, or keywords for content.

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New York Times (1980 - Current)

New York Times (1980 - Current) logo

Full text of The New York Times late edition. Access to complete articles from 1980 onward including the Book Review and Magazine sections.

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New York Times (Historical)

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Access to full text articles of The New York Times from 1851-2017. Each article is in PDF format and includes images. Find obituaries and death notices back to 1851.

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Gale OneFile News logo

Access to several major American newspapers including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.

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Newsday (1985 - Current)

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Access to local and Long Island regional news stories and articles covering 1985 - current. 

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Newsday (Historical)

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Access to local and Long Island regional news stories and articles covering 1940 - 1993. 

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NHTSA logo

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: provides car crash test results, automotive recalls and links to all aspects of automotive safety.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

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Novelist K-8 Plus provides access to reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction for kids in grades K-8.

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NoveList Plus

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Novelist Plus provides access to reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction. A readers' advisory resource.

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NYS Physician Profile

NYS Physician Profile

NYS Physician Profile provides information on doctors' education, practice information, specialties and legal actions.

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Opposing Viewpoints

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Provides a range of perspectives on many important issues with over 21,000 pro/con viewpoints. Includes various resource types: reference, news, infographics, primary sources, images, video and more.

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Passenger & Immigration Lists Index

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A great source for genealogical information. Lists are compiled from historical publications, naturalization records, government documents, ship manifests, and other historical sources. Entries include the name and age of immigrant; year and place of arrival, or naturalization; and associated family members who arrived with the entrant.

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Offers fun and personalized language-learning courses in 163 languages.  

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Proquest/US Newsstream

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Proquest/US Newsstream provides access to local, regional, and national newspapers (1980-current). Includes The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

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Science Online

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Provides a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

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Science Reference Center

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Access science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and more. Topics include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, and physics.

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Something About the Author

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Access to biographical profiles of authors and illustrators for children and young adults. Typically covers: personal life, career, writings, works in progress, adaptations, and additional sources.

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Suffolk Historic Newspapers

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Access to local newspapers covering nearly 100 years of Suffolk County, NY history. Including obituaries.  This project is supported in part by the following contributors:

The Federal Library Services and Technology Act, The office of New York State Senator Carl L. Marcellino, The Huntington Historical Society, The West Islip Historical Society, and Babylon village resident and local author Theresa Santmann.

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Teacher Reference Center

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Access to journal articles for teachers and librarians.

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The Wall Street Journal (1984 - Current)

The Wall Street Journal (1984 - Current) logo

Access to full text articles from 1984 through today.

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The Wall Street Journal (Historical)

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Access to full text articles from 1889 through 2004.

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Universal Class

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Universal Class is the place to continue your education online and fulfill all your lifelong learning goals. There are over 500 courses that are accessible 24/7 online. Universal Class is completely free with your library card. Courses include lessons, videos, exams, assignments and discussion boards. All courses are self-paced. You can also earn a certificate documenting your continuing education units (CEUs), contact hours and course completion.

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Voting Information

Voting Information

Voting Information: Find voter registration information and the deadlines associated with being eligible to vote in this year's election.

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World Digital Library

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Provides access to manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, newspapers, journals and other important cultural documents from all countries and cultures. A cooperative project of the Library of Congress, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and partner libraries, archives, and educational and cultural institutions from the United States and around the world. 

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