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Our Twitter feed includes snippets from our blogs, the occasional reference or catalog question from the circulation desk, curious bits of information from reference librarians elsewhere.

INFORMATION ONLINE

 
MAGAZINES, NEWSPAPERS AND JOURNALS  
ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES  
DICTIONARIES AND GENERAL ENCYCLOPEDIAS   
SUBJECT ENCYCLOPEDIAS
  • Several hundred E-Reference volumes from Gale, Scribner, Macmillan and other publishers. Each article, or chapter, can be downloaded as either text or mp3 and you can download many articles in a single session.
  • Oxford Reference Look down the left for "log in with your library card", click on >, put in your library card number.
 
COLLEGE AND CAREER
  • Career Guidance Center college planning and financial aid, internships, apprenticeships and summer jobs, solid, reliable information on résumé preparation, cover letters and interviews.
  • Testing and Education Resource Center materials to help you study for well over 60 exams required for secondary schools, college admission, graduate schools, the military, or a variety of jobs
 
HEALTH  
HISTORY  
LANGUAGE LEARNING
  • Mango and Little Pim for practicing over 50 languages, as well as encyclopedias in Spanish, French, Korean, Japanese and Chinese.
 
PICTURES
  • Image Quest copyright is cleared if you are using the images for educational purposes.
 
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PRINT RESOURCES

We have an extensive collection of reference sources in print, including many beautiful, new, just-plain-fun-to-read, multi-volume sets. They fill an entire room. Please come in and browse.

Remember: the content of these books is copyrighted, and for most you will not find any equivalent on the web.


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