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Welcome to Kanopy! Stream up to five films per month. Mobile apps available for iOS, Android and Roku or via Chromecast, Apple TV and other TV apps. Watch a checked out item as many times as you like without using additional checkouts. Each checkout for a movie lasts 72 hours. No checkout limits for the Great Courses and Kids’ Corner. Here's an online tutorial to learn more. Start streaming today!
The list below consists of library subscription databases.
Includes, but not limited to language learning tools, reader's advisory, help with homework (tutors, biographies, etc.), business, genealogy, health, homework, and entertainment resources.
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A library card and/or PIN may be required if accessing these resources remotely (aka outside the library).
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Explora Quick Search - browse categories as a starting point for your research; includes primary source documents, news articles, and Associated Press videos. Explora also has specialized research centers for students and teachers. (State Library) ACCESS
Gale Literary Sources- a cross-search resource for your literature needs; Literature Criticism Online, Something About the Author Online, Contemporary Authors Online, LitFinder, Scribners Writers Online, and Twayne's Authors Online ACCESS
Gale Virtual Reference Library - (aka eBooks for research); includes encyclopedias/specialized sources ACCESS
KidsBUZZ- meet 3 to 6 authors per week and get to know them and their books. Receive invites to join contests, get free books or bookplates or bookmarks, read personal stories, and more. ACCESS
Kanopy- stream up to 5 titles per month - independent and Indie films, documentaries, and more. Each checkout for a movie lasts 72 hours. No checkout limits for the Great Courses and Kids’ Corner. Apps for Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Fire tablet, Fire TV, and Samsung. ACCESS
Libby- audiobooks, eBooks and streaming videos. (10 checkouts per card); track reading history and positions/bookmarks/notes sync across devices BONUS - Borrow and read magazines; subjects include business, hobbies, and more. Libby app vs. Overdrive Media Console app DETAILS
Mango Languages- a language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills. BONUS: Mango Premiere teaches you a new language by watching foreign films. This feature is currently only available on the desktop version. Mango Movies can be found under the 'explore' tab once you have chosen a language. ACCESS
Maude Reid Scrapbook Index - 13 volumes of scrapbooks compiled by Maude Reid over a span of 50+ years ACCESS
MorningStar Investment Research Center - investments, mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds - (limited to 3 simultaneous users; if the limit has been reached either inside or outside the library, you'll receive an "access denied" message) IN LIBRARY ACCESS or REMOTE ACCESS
Mossville Project- Harry Williams Center for Oral History ACCESS
Obituary Index - search by the deceased's surname, first name, middle name, and date of death, etc. ACCESS
Online Book Club- free book club; receive a 5-minute portion of the book JOIN
OverDrive - audiobooks, eBooks and streaming videos. (10 checkouts per card) BONUS: Instant Digital Card uses mobile phone number - valid for 1 yr; mobile #'s can't be renewed; visit your library or use different phone number OverDrive Media Console app vs. Libby app ACCESS
ProCitizen - includes 100 interactive videos, drills and quizzes for practice, with a focus on the 100 questions that actually appear on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' Naturalization Test. (State Library) ACCESS
Pronunciator - learn one of 80 languages or practice ESL (State Library) ACCESS
Science Reference Center - access science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. (State Library) ACCESS
Scribners Writers Series - essays of 2,000+ authors and literary genres from Gale ACCESS
NOTE: Subscription is ending on Mar. 14th - moving to a new newsletter resource. Select Reads- find your next favorite read with over 40 online newsletters; includes video trailers, reviews, social media integrations, connect with your favorite authors, and receive new book alerts. ACCESS
Small Business Reference Center- info on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. Get example business plans, legal guides, etc. (State Library) ACCESS
Tumble Book Library Premium- animated, talking picture books - chapter books, nonfiction, math stories, language learning, puzzles, games and lesson plans for K-6 grade. (Responsive site - no app download required.) ACCESS