Adults

Learning & Research


Use our databases to do research, find your ancestors, learn how to fix a car, investigate products and much more.

Recommended Library Databases

Live-brary

Live-brary
A comprehensive group of online research tools with which you can search for information in over 30 categories including Arts, Business, DIY Car & Home, Humanities, Newspapers, Magazines and Travel.  Live-brary.com research databases include both popular and academic reference works and genealogical resources
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Ancestry
Search for your ancestors from over two billion names listed in this comprehensive genealogical database.  You must be using a computer in the John Jermain Memorial Library to access this resource.  Only available from within the Library.
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Brainfuse Adult Learning Center
Access to adult learning services including GED prep, 24/7 writing lab, live tutoring, career resources, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series and more.
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Consumer Reports
ConsumerReports.org features ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services in categories including appliances, cars, electronics and computers, home and garden, health and fitness and much more.
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CultureGrams
Concise, reliable and up-to-date country reports on 200 cultures of the world. A trusted perspective on our changing world.
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Health Reference Center
Access to health and medical research journals and reference books.
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Home Improvement Resource Center
Provides access to detailed “how-to” information for home improvement and repair projects.
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LawDepot
Create an account and then start preparing your own legal forms.
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Newspaper Source Plus
Provides a full-text digital collection of the world’s major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.
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ReferenceUSA
Reference USA provides business and consumer research.  It offers a full-service platform which helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.
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