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ProQuest has partnered with Ancestry.com to create Ancestry Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today with unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom. Its valuable content is a strong complement to HeritageQuest Online. The library's subscription to Ancestry.com is only valid inside the library.
Cyndi's List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet - RI
A very comprehensive list of sites including cemeteries, military, newspapers, societies, churches and more.
Online searchable death indexes and records listed by state and county. Included are death records, death certificate indexes, death notices and registers, obituaries, porbate indexes and cemetery and burial records.
Rhode Island Geneaology Society http://www.rigensoc.org/
Online Reference Books:
Rhode Island’s Statewide Reference Resource Center your source for answers and a whole lot more.
Universal Class has a PowerPoint tutorial with the distinct look and feel of an online university. Though it is not an accredited online college, once you sign up and enroll, you're on your way to mastering subjects like Microsoft PowerPoint and even earning continuing education units, or CEUs. Universal Class is an authorized provider for the International Association for Continuing Education and Training, or IACET. Classes are free for Narragansett patrons.
Site navigation for Universal Class is straightforward, which is important for an online-based course. You can find whatever course you need by searching for keywords or course numbers. For each course, you can request additional information with the click of a button.
Universal Class courses last six months, so you can complete lessons at your own pace within that timeframe. However, to help keep you on track, a qualified trainer monitors your progress. Sometimes all you need is that extra boost of motivation from an outside source, especially when you are completing everything online and independently.
Using NoveList , you can search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles, and also retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more. All of this rich editorial content is crafted by librarians and reading authorities who are experts in the field -- making NoveList Plus the premier readers advisory resource.
The library has a number of resources you can access from home (including a car repair database, health information, and academic articles) to use them you need to have your library card number available and click on this Link and choose the appropriate database.
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Find current and archived local, state, regional and national full-text articles on issues, events, people, government and more with over 1,500 newspapers and other news sources including the Narragansett Times access it by clicking on the icon below.
(only available within the Library)
Learning resources for everyone from elementary school students to adult job seekers. Practice your math or grammar skills, prepare for the SAT, study for exams such as CDL or cosmetology. Brush up on your interview skills or business writing. Prepare for your U.S. Citizenship exam. There is something for everyone in this database! Accessible from the library or from a home computer with your library card.
Mango languages is an online learning tool with basic and complete languages courses for over 20 different languages. Mango also offers English as a Second Language course for speakers of other languages. Learning is fun with these interactive, online courses. Create an account to keep track of your progress and to pick up where you left off.
Medlineplus: a free consumer health database from the National Library of Medicine.
Pubmed:is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to 1948. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.It is geared for health service professionals and acadamics
Job Hunt :
Free Online Job Search Guide - Help and Links to 11,048 Employers & Resources
Occupational Outlook Handbook career information from the U.S. government
RED: Rhode Island Research & Economic Database
RI Dept. of Labor and Training
USAJobs is the offical job site of the United States Federal Government. Its your one stop source for Federal jobs and employment information
Universal Class: Online training--in subjects such as Excel, webdesign, event planning which can help build jobskills and help make you a more attractive employee and through your local library, its free.
Legal and Goverment Info,
RI.gov: RI Government on the web.
RI Government Information: A directory of state government information.
United Way 2-1-1 Rhode Island: State hotline to connect people with the social services to provide aid.
Started thinking about your taxes? Visit Take Steps Now to get readys
Affordable Care Act(AskRI): Rhode Island specfic information regarding the ACA.
Allpages: Online national “yellow pages” directory for all the US States.
Library Spot: An award winning digital resource, with encyclopedic libraries, a reading room with all kinds of publications, and an online reference desk.
New England Region of National Network of Libraries of Medicine: Access to biomedical information for health professionals
Black's Law Dictionary - Free Online Legal Dictionary
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TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. To access the this service. copy the address belown and paste it into your address bar.
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