FOR TEENS

Academic OneFile
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This comprehensive periodical resource contains full-text peer-reviewed content for over 10,000 manually indexed journals and reference works covering all subjects, including the full-text of The New York Times back to 1995 and NPR, CNN & CBC transcripts and podcasts. 

Academic OneFile Select
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This resource for academic research covers everything from art and literature to economics and the sciences, and integrates the full text of publications from across the disciplines. It now also includes vocational/technical titles.

Biography In Context
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Combines biographies from reference books with full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. 

Britannica Library
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Britannica Library contains comprehensive content for everyone from elementary students to college students, from business professionals to curious seniors. Extensive and thorough yet intuitive and fast, this powerful collection delivers trustworthy information. Access thousands of curated articles and magazines, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended websites, along with a pop-up Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and Thesaurus. Content is updated daily with at least 1,200 new and revised articles and media per month. 

Britannica Library: Reference Center
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Choose from a variety of content types, including articles, images, videos, dictionary, magazines, Web’s Best Sites, Primary Sources & Ebooks, and Year in Review.  Geared for high school age and up.

Britannica Library: Young Adults
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Choose from a variety of content types, including articles, images, videos, dictionary, magazines, the web’s best sites, primary sources,  Ebooks, and more. Geared for middle school students and younger teens.

Gale Courses
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Discover hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses to help with your professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Course offerings include business, computer, health and wellness, parenting, the arts and more. Six-week courses are taught by college instructors and experts in the field. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

High School Edition: Gale OneFile
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Designed for students, this database provides access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. Find audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

Hoopla
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Borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Kanopy
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Video streaming service for quality, thoughtful entertainment. Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos that inspire, enrich and entertain.  Funded by Thayer Public Library.

Literature Resource Center
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This current, comprehensive, and reliable online literature resource includes critical, biographical and contextual materials on authors and their works in all genres and disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.  Includes biographical entries on more than 135,000 authors, more than 850,000 full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from over 390 scholarly journals and literary magazines, and more than 75,000 selected full-text critical essays and reviews.

Novelist Plus
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NoveList Plus is a trusted source of expert read-alike recommendations that is the secret to finding your next great read. Funded by The Old Colony Library Network.

Opposing Viewpoints: Gale in Context
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A one-stop source for information on today’s hottest social issues. The Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, as well as links to websites.

OverDrive
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OverDrive provides access to popular and bestselling eBooks and eAudiobooks. The collection includes Kindle Books and thousands of titles for adults, teens, and children. Titles are automatically returned at the end of the loan period, and there are no late fees.

Peterson’s Career Prep
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Find advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and networking as well as personalized career assessments that focus on your interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences. Comprehensive career information, including videos, articles, best practices, and downloadable worksheets are included. Also includes resume editing software with resume templates and cover letter samples. provides guidance and essential activities for job seekers and those investigating new careers options.

Power Search
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Search across multiple databases. Select multiple databases from a  list and then search across all of the databases you have chosen.

Pronunciator
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Learn a foreign language the fun, easy way! Choose from sixty languages. Each language includes quick start lessons for travelers so you can learn essential words and phrases for your next trip. Continue your lessons when you’re on the go with downloadable MP3s and an app for your iPod, iPhone or iPad. You’ll be speaking another language in no time!

RBdigital Magazines
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Choose from over 3,000 free downloadable magazines. Get digital access to popular magazines with your OCLN Library Card and enjoy unlimited access to magazines with unrestricted viewing 24/7. View them on your computer, tablet, smartphone or eReader.  Funded by the Old Colony Library Network.

Research Companion
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ProQuest Research Companion is a new, intuitive, self-guided tool written by writing instructors and librarians, designed to enhance information literacy, writing, and research skills in libraries and online learning environments.

Salem History
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Includes full text of the following reference books:
The 1990s in America 

Great Events from History: Modern Scandals 
Provided by Salem Press.


Salem Science
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Earth Science  This eight-volume set is comprised of four parts: Earth Materials and Resources; Earth’s Weather, Water, and Atmosphere; Earth’s Surface and History; and Physics and Chemistry of the Earth.  Together they provide an introduction to our latest understanding of the Earth’s physical features and dynamic processes , as well as those of the solar system in which it resides.
Provided by Salem Press.

Science Database
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Whether you’re researching the effects of global warming or interested in the latest scandal surrounding genetically modified food, ProQuest Science Journals will guide you directly to the information you need. You’ll find unmatched research support for both the applied and general sciences. Features over 1,145 titles—with more than 965 available in full text with access to all the charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements so vital to scientific and technical literature.

Science In Context
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Find information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics from full-text magazines and academic journals.  Also includes , news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

U.S. History In Context
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Easily find information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History from full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites. War and Terrorism: Gale in Context

World History in Context
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Easily find information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History from full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.