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Ancestry Library
Search for your ancestors! Includes charts and forms to help you build your family tree. In-Library use only.

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Books and Authors
Offers new ways to explore readers’ advisory by topic, genre, and more.

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Books in Print
Provides publishing information on millions of in-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming books, audiobooks and videos. Read the first chapter of more than 30,000 titles as well as many full-text reviews. Log in to use the site: username: carrpub password: ccpl2009.

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Brainfuse HelpNow
Live online tutoring and more! Chat online with a tutor 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week. Kindergarten through college students can get help in math, science, English, social studies and more. Build academic skills through diagnostic skills, lessons, flash-cards and quizzes. Adults can access resources for GED, Microsoft Office skills and resume writing.

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Carroll County Times Archive
Full-text access to the Carroll County Times for the years 1933 - 2019.

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Chronicle Career Library of Occupational Briefs
Chronicle Occupational Briefs present information on over 2,500 occupational titles, including 650 comprehensive occupational descriptions, ranging from those that require a high school diploma or less, through professional careers. In-Library use only. Ask staff for assistance.

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Links to most everything legal.

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Gale Academic OneFile Select
Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers across multiple subject area, including the arts and humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.

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Gale General OneFile
A general interest periodical resource providing access to full-text articles from thousands of popular magazines.

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Gale In Context: Elementary
Cross-curricular research and homework help for K-5 students. A graphic interface and a subject-based topic tree search will appeal to the early learner.

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Gale In Context: High School
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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Gale In Context: Middle School
Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Research In Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.

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Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete
Provides access to more than 1,100 periodicals on education topics ranging from preschool to college and every educational specialty--such as technology, bilingual education, health education and testing. Primarily for educators.

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Gale OneFile: News
Provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.

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Gale OneFile: Science
Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments. Key subjects covered by the database include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

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Gale OneFile: World History
Find authoritative periodical information on all aspects of World History. Key subjects include balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.

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Gale Presents: Peterson's Test and Career Prep
Helps you prepare for both college and a new career. Discover comprehensive test prep and career solutions from Peterson's, a world-leading educational provider.

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Gale Presents: National Geographic Kids
Engages learners with full-text magazines and books, as well as videos and images. With just a few clicks you can explore science, animals, technology, cultures, and history.

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Google Translate
Translates words, phrases, and web pages between English and over 100 other languages.

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Search U.S. Census records from 1790-1930, by place of birth, age, ethnicity, etc. Includes the complete text of more than 25,000 family and local history books, searchable by every word. Great for beginning researchers.

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How Stuff Works
Just how did they do that? Find out how all kinds of things really work.

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J.D. Power
Automotive, recreational, marine, power sports and aircraft price guides.

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Kelley Blue Book
Automotive and Motorcycle Value Guides.

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LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning (formerly is an online educational site that includes 24/7 free and unlimited access to 16,000+ online courses (and over 180,000 videos) in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business. Experts create and deliver all courses as well as provide supplemental materials like exercise files and relevant work samples. Courses are offered in seven languages. Users will need to create accounts in order to track course progress, create playlists of potential coursework, and keep course notes. The Library ID is: carroll. For any issues, contact LinkedIn Support.

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Mango Languages
Self-paced learning in 70+ languages available across desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.

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Provides information on hundreds of diseases, conditions and wellness issues.

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Morningstar products provide investment information, data and analysis on nearly 100,000 worldwide securities.

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Northstar Digital Literacy
The Northstar Digital Literacy platform  is a tool that provides you the opportunity to build your basic digital literacy skills. Test your digital skills by taking an assessment and follow it up with self-directed online learning. Topics covered include: Essential Computer Skills - Basic Computer Skills, Internet Basics, Using Email, Windows OS, Mac OS, Essential Software Skills – Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs, and Using Technology in Daily Life - Social Media, Information Literacy, Career Search Skills, Supporting K-12 Distance Learning, Your Digital Footprint. Create an account to track your progress, earn badges, and more!

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Have you ever found yourself saying, what will I read next? This online research tool for adults and children will help you choose that next title and provide book reviews, descriptions, and links to author home pages and other fiction web sites to help you make your decision.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook
Career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations. Provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

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Value Line
Value Line is a complete investment management solution that enables both new and experienced investors to make timely, better-informed decisions. It provides a wealth of in-depth financial information, objective research, insightful commentary, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.

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Wall Street Journal - Home Access
Access the Wall Street Journal Newspaper here for 72 hours of full off-site access. You may also access the Wall Street Journal from any CCPL branch. You will need to create an account with the Wall Street Journal. Please be aware that each user must register for their own login credentials.

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Wall Street Journal - Library Access
Access the Wall Street Journal Newspaper here for 72 hours of full off-site access. You may also access the Wall Street Journal from any CCPL branch. You will need to create an account with the Wall Street Journal. Please be aware that each user must register for their own login credentials.