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Ancestry Library Edition--in library use only
Includes records from the U.S. Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more

Book News

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Careers Internet Database
To use in the library, click on "Members Click Here" and you will have immediate access.  From home, you will be asked for a username and password.  Username is: 1086w.  Password is: future.  They are case-sensitive.

Ebsco eBook Collection

Foundation Center Network
The online Grant writing database.


Heritage Quest Online
The first place to start for genealogical research.  

Learn-A-Test lets you practice civil service exams, elementary reading and math tests, citizenship tests, SAT, GED and GRE tests, adult basic skills, law enforcement, ASVAB, real estate and others.  


More than 12,000 reference articles focusing on plot summaries, critical commentary, character profiles, literary settings and biographical profiles of world famous novels, plays, poems and works of nonfiction.


Morningstar.com--in Library
Morningstar.com--Use From Home
Reports on individual stocks and mutual funds.

Newsbank Morning Call Archives
Full-text coverage of the Morning Call.  Current issues of the Morning Call are still able to be searched at http://www.mcall.com/


Online resource for e-books and e-audiobooks.  

Business and consumer directory.  


Language learning system for your PC or mobile device with over 80 languages offered.

Salem History - In Library Only
A historical reference site focusing on American history of the 1930s through the 80s.


Access magazines on your pc, tablet, smartphone, or e-reader.

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