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Resource of the Month,  January 2018

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Mango Languages' linguist-approved language-learning software teaches practical conversation in over 70 languages, while keeping the vibe fun and encouraging. Features include the ability to download for learning in the car, free mobile apps, hands-free learning features, and progress tracking.

View a tutorial and get started (or brush up) on one of these languages:

Spanish, English, French, Canadian French, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, German, American Sign Language, Icelandic, Danish, Hungarian, Urdu...and 60 more!

You will  need your library card number to log in, so have it handy!



General, Multi-subject Health and Medicine
Newspapers History and Social Sciences
Art and Music Language Learning
Business Literature, Libraries and Books
Community Resources - Local Sources of Help Science and Technology
Jobs and Careers K12 Student and Youth Resources
Do It Yourself - Practical Information Taxes, Legal and Government

Not sure which topic your question falls under?  Click Here to search a broad range of databases by logging in with your NY Driver's license or non-driver photo id number.

Featured Resources

Plattsburgh Press Republican Searchable Archive

Press Republican Newsbank logo Access to information in the Plattsburgh Press Republican, our area's largest newspaper, just got easier!

Newsbank provides current and archived information from the Plattsburgh Press Republican in searchable text format. It includes the text (no pictures) of the current day's edition and editions going back to 1999.

It's a great way to search for obituaries or news events.  Have your library card number ready to log in, and search away!

A to Z World TravelThe world is full of awe-inspiring places, and AtoZ World Travel can help you reach them. For travelers and knowledge seekers alike, AtoZ World Travel  is a comprehensive travel resource with information about points of interest, security, transportation, food and restaurants, culture, language, and more. With 202 World City Travel Guides covering over 67 topics each, plus an additional 56 travel resources, AtoZ World Travel provides the knowledge you need to experience the world and all its wonders. For New York State, this free resource contains the following state-specific information:
• 10 car practice tests
• 6 motorcycle practice tests
• 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests
• 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
• An FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions

Ace the driving test - and drive safely!

Learning Express Logo3.0 (Provided by CEFLS Libraries)

The latest version of the most-loved and now more powerful online learning resource for academic and career development! Upgraded features in LearningExpress Library 3.0 include a sleek new format and user interface that provides easier access to content. Practice for academic and career tests and improve your scores! View a Tutorial

Opposing Viewpoints in Context delivers 13,000+ pro/con views, 1,000+ court case overviews, and thousands more topic overviews, biographies and profiles. Topic areas include Science, Global Issues, History, and Biography. Teachers can search by state and national curriculum standards for materials to use in the classroom.

NoveList Plus (Provided by CEFLS Libraries)

NoveList Plus Logo Using NoveList Plus, 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. View a Tutorial

NoveList Plus K-8 (Provided by CEFLS Libraries)

NoveList Plus K-8 Logo This resource introduces both teachers and students to new books,  encouraging independent reading and helping students think more about why a particular story appeals to them.