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    Posted on: Friday, March 17, 2017

    Worried about fake news but don't know where to turn? Kassy has your guide out of the mire.
     

  • Carla Hayden
    Posted on: Monday, July 18, 2016

    History was made last week when Dr. Carla Hayden, CEO of the Enoch Pratt Free Library System in Baltimore, was confirmed as the first woman, and the first African American, Librarian of Congress. She is also the first to be confirmed during the internet age.  Her predecessor, James H.

  • Posted on: Friday, June 24, 2016

    Explora for Public Libraries allows you to search multiple EBSCO databases for information about arts and literature, business and careers, consumer health, current events, geography and culture, and more. For educators, it also includes lesson plans, professional development materials, and a Curriculum Standards Module.

  • Union Jack
    Posted on: Friday, June 24, 2016

    Trying to make sense of the "Brexit" vote? Wonder how the momentous shift in European politics will affect the United States? Or are you excited at the possibility of a reduction corgi prices? Either way our resident unofficial ambassador for Britain, Librarian Gloria, has a quick guide to get you up to speed on "Brexit".

     

  • Posted on: Wednesday, January 14, 2015

    PressReader (formerly Same Day Global Newspapers) contains thousands of U.S. and international newspapers (including today's edition) and magazines in dozens of languages and in a full-color, full-page replica of the print format. You can read these titles online or install the app on your mobile device in order to download 5 titles per day (downloading titles is only available using the library's WiFi network).

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Zinio is a collection of current and back issues of your favorite magazines that can be read on your computer or mobile device. Enjoy magazines like Car and Driver, Cosmopolitan, Eating Light, The Economist, ESPN, Kiplinger's, National Geographic, Smithsonian, Vanity Fair, Wired and more and keep them as long as you want. Explore our collection of nearly 300 titles!

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Expanding upon the print version of The World Almanac for Kids, this database covers a number of subject areas that students can search or browse in order to develop online research skills while using a trusted source. It also contains homework help tips, science diagrams and examples of science projects.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Designed for students in grades 5-12, this database explores social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. It has full-text coverage of thousands of international newspapers, magazines, public opinion polls, pamphlets, biographies, book reviews, and more.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    This general reference database for grades 6-12 provides coverage of hundreds of topics through full-text coverage of newspapers, reference books, government documents, primary sources, magazines, and web resources. It also contains biographies, maps, images, timelines, and resources for educators to use in their classrooms.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Presents the points of view towards current social issues and provides essays, primary sources, statistics, and topic overviews to better inform you about the issues.

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