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*Gale PowerSearch
Take your research beyond books. Find articles from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers, and books along with videos, images, and podcast content.

Library of Congress

The Library of Congress (LoC) is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world! The LoC’s large online collection of historical documents, newspapers, photographs, film, and music is easy to search and fun to browse.

*Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Got the fake news blues? Opposing Viewpoints provides unbiased and factual overviews of controversial political and social topics. Essential for students writing position papers, newshounds, and those who want to better understand how the "other side" thinks. 



Start growing your family tree! With over 16 billion globe-spanning historical records on offer and a subscriber base of over two million, Ancestry is the world's largest for-profit genealogy database. You will need to be on a library computer or logged into an onsite library network to use this site free of charge.

A comprehensive treasure chest of American genealogical sources, rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.


*Auto Repair Reference Center
Repair and diagnostic information for thousands of makes and models of vehicles. 

*Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Diagnostic and repair information for lawnmowers, ATVs, motorcycles, farm equipment, and more.

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