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Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library’s
ERESOURCES includes links to:

Access Pennsylvania is an online catalog of more than 2,000 libraries in Pennsylvania.
Ancestry allows you to search U.S. census records, birth, marriage and death records, social security death records and immigration lists.  – only available within the library.
Black Freedom Struggle: Primary Resources
The Black Freedom Struggle resource features approximately 1,600 primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. By centering on the experiences and perspectives of African Americans, it is hoped that this collection imbues the study of Black history with a deeper understanding of the humanity of people who have pursued the quest for freedom, and the significance of movements like Black Lives Matter.
Booklist Online contains over 120,000 reviews of books and electronic media. Book reviews date back to 1992. Features such as recommended reading lists, read-alikes, and readers’ blogs make it a useful tool for people searching for the perfect book.
Cypress Resume allows you to create professional-looking resumes, cover letters, and reference lists in minutes. Step-by-step instructions are provided.  Made possible through a grant from TD Charitable Foundation.
Learning Express Library offers an extensive collection of helpful resources for the student and job seeker. It includes test prep for a wide range of tests, computer skills instruction, GED preparation, skills building, resume and cover letter assistance, resources in Spanish, and much more.
Libby – Audio and Ebooks and more to Go!   The library’s downloadable digital collection provides 24/7 access to audio materials. Check out and download popular and award-winning books from the convenience of your home.  The Libby app now includes Comic Books, magazines and audiobooks.
The Mango Language Database helps you learn or improve your foreign language and English language skills.
The Philadelphia Inquirer Historical Archive provides online access to full text articles of the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1981 to present, as well as issues of the newspaper from July 1860 to 1922. Some years previous to 1860 (1829-1859) are also available but may be incomplete.  All patrons can search the archive from within our libraries. Access to this resource is available from home to registered patrons of the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library and its four branches.
POWER Library offers access to thousands of full text periodical articles, newspapers, photographs, and more. Materials and resources are available for all age groups. POWER Library is offered as a service of Pennsylvania’s public libraries, school libraries and the State of Pennsylvania. This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.
ProQuest: U.S. Major Dailies  Digital online access to the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune and The Los Angeles Times
Reference Solutions (formerly RefUSA) Provides access to detailed information on more than 50 million U.S. businesses and over 150 million U.S. residents. Reference Solutions also includes over 2 million job postings and internships, historical business information, and healthcare listings. Job seekers, businesses and researchers will find the database a valuable research tool.
TumbleBook Library is aimed primarily at young readers and readers to be, containing animated stories to encourage a love of reading. Puzzles and games also accompany many stories.
Libro de Caida Libreria – preparado para nino de lectura joven, estos cuentos animados animan la passion de leer. Rompecabezas y huegos tambien acompanan muchos cuentos.
The World Book Online Reference Center includes World Book Kids, Info Finder, The Reference Center, Discover, science fair projects, research guides, and much more. Encyclopedias in Spanish are also included.  

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