BrainHQ – MHLS Libraries Get username/password. BrainHQ’s online brain training platform is available to our patrons, without charge. The exercises on the platform have been designed to maintain or improve cognitive performance in an easy-to-use, fun format.
Academic – Combines Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools providing the variety of reliable sources that college students need to consult when conducting thorough collegiate research—all from one resource. Written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other notable experts.
School – High | Middle | Elementary – Offers thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites.
Gale Cengage Learning
Academic One File – News are articles covering the sciences, technology, medicine, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Updated daily.
General One File – News and articles covering business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Updated daily.
Infotrac Newsstand – Full-text newspaper articles from newspapers across the country and around the world, including the New York Times, the New York Post, The Daily News, the Albany Times Union and other newspapers.
Kids InfoBits – Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster’s Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs.
National Newspaper Index – Contains indexing of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, USA Today and The Washington Post.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context – Covers covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
Research in Context – Offers magazines, newspapers, primary sources, over 12,000 videos and more on a variety of topics. Supports national and state curriculum standards in language arts, social studies and science.
Virtual Reference Library – Includes Encyclopedia of World Biography (2005-2007), UXL Encyclopedia of Science, Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations
JobNow – Submit your resumé for review, resumé templates, practice interviewing, and links to job search sites
Kanopy offers a broad selection of over 26,000 streaming films, documentaries and training covering various educational topics and feature films: business, the arts, training, foreign language films, health sciences, media and communication, natural sciences, social sciences, teacher education and more.Featured producers in Kanopy’s collection include Criterion Collection, PBS, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, First Run Features, BBC, Roland Collection, MVD, Seventh Art, Psychotherapy. net, Symptom, Media, Education Foundation, and hundreds of other leading producers.Patrons will be able download five items per month.
Mango Languages – Learn Spanish, English, French, Italian, German, Greek, or Russian the fun, interactive way – all on your own schedule, at your own pace, and wherever you want. Stop in the middle of a lesson and sign back in at a later point, Mango will keep track of everything for you!
Overdrive – Overdrive features popular downloadable audiobooks and ebooks. Many of the audiobooks are compatible with both i-pods and mp3 players.
Tumblebooks – Want to read and listen to some great children’s books. You can either have the text read to you or read the pages yourself.
Universal Class – Take An Online Class. Over 500 CEU level courses covering 30 subject areas including: Computer Training, Personal Finance, How to/Do It Yourself, General Education, Business, Pet & Animal Care, Career Training, Health & Medicine,Arts, Crafts & Hobbies,And Much More!
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