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Your guide to health and social services in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

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Get information about services to address aging or disability needs.

An alternative list of Oregon museums by location.

This site focuses on U.S. history for kids, including information about the states, biographies of famous Americans, and other materials from the Library of Congress.

Ancestry produces what is often considered the preeminent genealogical database. In addition to fully indexed census records of all US census years, Ancestry contains thousands of other databases, including ship's records, banking records, vital statistics, and many, many more. (not accessible from patron's home - only available within the Lake Oswego, Oregon City, and Wilsonville Public Library buildings.)

(only available to users of the following libraries: Lake Oswego, Oregon City, Wilsonville)

On this site you can get a free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each credit reporting company.

Discover and learn about the world’s endangered animals, plants, and fungi 

Research famous artists, find out where their art is exhibited, and more.

Owned by The Chronicle of Higher Education, this site provides news stories, features, and reviews from across the humanities.

Access 2.5 million images from museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists, create image groups, upload your own files, and more.

(AP) is a not-for-profit news cooperative that is widely considered the least biased reporting in the U.S. The AP reports news stories on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) both domestically and globally.

The New York Public Library provides access to hundreds of digitized maps.

This site combines millions of vehicle listings from hundreds of sources.

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This site provides child-appropriate information on the branches of government, founding documents, national symbols, and more.

Get resources on a variety of nonprofit leadership topics, especially board service. Access an array of free resources online, webinars, in-person training sessions, publications, consulting services, and customized diagnostics

Explore the world of reading with 135 animated stories paired with nonfiction ebooks, including 35 Spanish pairs. Build early literacy skills with interactive activities that support reading comprehension. For preschool through 3rd grade.
 

Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.

This free online encyclopedia provides articles and images on a variety of subjects.

Provides company and industry intelligence on thousands of global companies. It includes periodical articles, news articles, and press releases; investment reports; corporate chronologies and company histories; brands and product information; industry and company rankings; financial overviews; industry overviews; and HR law case digests. Searches can be done on company name or ticker symbol, industry code/description (SIC or NAICS), subjects in article, geographic search, or personal name. Searches can be limited by journal name, date range, or content area.

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Assists the emerging workforce (ages 16-24) to successfully prepare for a career.

The newspaper for Canby.

The Census Bureau distributes data it collects via censuses and surveys on its this website.

(CDC) has up to date information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as statistics on cases plus a wealth of resources for professionals, travelers, and the general public.

Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

A talking magazine provided at no cost to visually-impaired and physically-disabled adults.

Search historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the newspaper directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present

Clackamas County’s main website.

Learn about the current climate and future goals of economic and business development in Clackamas County

A compilation of Clackamas County services and resources for people in need.

The law library provides legal research and reference services to Clackamas County judges, attorneys, court staff, county staff and citizens.

Assistance is available for seniors, people with disabilities, veterans, and low-income residents of Clackamas County.

The newspaper for Clackamas, Gladstone, Milwaukie, and Oak Grove.

This organization works to develop a skilled workforce that meets the needs of businesses and strengthens the local economy of Clackamas County.

A growing selection of eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages. You can check out up to six at a time for 21 days.

Access free courses in programming languages, website creation, and other digital skills.

Prepare for important exams like the ACT, SAT, AP Tests, and more.

This resource helps students choose colleges and compare their top-­‐choice schools.

Video courses to learn popular software and computer basics.

The CFPB regulates the offering and provision of consumer financial products or services under the federal consumer financial laws and educates and empowers consumers to make better informed financial decisions.

The largest and most well-known consumer advocacy organization can help you make better buying decisions on nearly any product you consider purchasing. The database contains the full content of Consumer Reports Magazine, as well as other information, ratings, recommendations, reviews and features that are available only here.

This site contains reviews, buying guides, and reports for a wide variety of products

Access free non-credit courses from universities and organizations around the world.

Find your local circuit court.

Nurture your creative side with more than 1,000 award-winning video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing, and more!
 

(only available to users of the following libraries: Estacada)

Nurture your creative side with more than 1,000 award-winning video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing, and more!

(only available to users of the following libraries: Lake Oswego)

Nurture your creative side with more than 1000 award-winning video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing and more!

(only available to users of the following libraries: Milwaukie)

Nurture your creative side with more than 1,000 award-winning video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing, and more!

(only available to users of the following libraries: Oregon City)

Nurture your creative side with more than 1,000 award-winning video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing, and more!

 

(only available to users of the following libraries: Sandy, Hoodland)

Nurture your creative side with more than 1,000 award-winning video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing, and more!

 

(only available to users of the following libraries: West Linn)

Nurture your creative side with more than 1000 award-winning video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing and more!

 

(only available to users of the following libraries: Wilsonville)

The Cultural Pass Express program is now happy to offer limited access to venues which are open for visitors again. Please check the venue’s website for more information about their hours and restrictions, following the orders and guidance from the State of Oregon.

This site is the largest categorized and cross-referenced index of genealogy websites.

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The Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides authoritative information while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Lake Oswego)

El sitio del Museo Nacional del Prado incluye colecciones digitales de las obras maestras de arte europeo, especialmente de los siglos XVI al XIX.

This site provides games and basic study aids for 80 languages.

The DPLA site provides acess to photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, and more.

Maintained by the Public Library Association, DigitalLearn.org provides a number of tutorials to train computer skills and increase digital literacy.

Take free driver, motorcycle, and CDL practice tests, and read the full text driver manuals for all 50 states.

Duolingo provides free instruction in 16 languages, using games and mobile apps to support study.

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El Universal es uno de los diarioes de mayor circulación en México.

This nonprofit organization is dedicated to providing utility customers with low-cost, clean energy solutions.

The newspaper for Estacada.

This site provides access to over 50 million digitized items including books, music, and artwork.

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This site evaluates the factual content of the comments, speeches, and ads of major United States politicians.

Factcheck.org's Guide to Coronavirus Coverage includes fact-checked political claims and corrects misinformation found commonly on social media. The coverage is created by a  nonpartisan, nonprofit group of journalists who advocate for truth in reporting.

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization that provides access to digital genealogy records, microfilm, books, and more.

Provides a great resource for discovering new books. See what’s coming out soon and look for books that are similar to one you’ve read and loved.

Locate farms by product and region.

Apply for financial aid for college or grad school.

This site is a source of student financial aid information, advice, and tools

Fold3 provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Wilsonville)

FOLDOC is a searchable dictionary of acronyms, jargon, and other things computing-related.

Find genealogy resources focusing on areas of eastern Europe.

This local nonprofit provides low cost/free technology and technology related training/volunteer opportunities.

The official US government source of fuel economy information. 

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Master file of academic, general, and business periodicals. Search for scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship is a comprehensive database offering content that covers all major areas of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax and more. Based on a combination of unparalleled periodical and reference content, Gale Business: Entrepreneurship is a unmatched source of information for the prospective and current entrepreneurial community, as well as for students in business programs.

This database provides online access to popular reference books. Titles included are the Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media and the Encyclopedia of Associations.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Lake Oswego)

Includes hundreds of eBooks. This is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

More than 200 reference titles are now available online. These cover a wide range of topics, including travel to all areas of the world. Make this your new go-to spot for general reference questions.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Oregon City)

Comprehensive general interest resource providing periodical and news information. Also includes Fodor travel guides, NPR programs and more than 20 reference sets on a wide range of topics.

Including the respected Gale Encyclopedia of MedicineGale Health and Wellness delivers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.

Authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies and issues on the environment, sustainability and more. Includes news, unique commentary, audio, video, primary source documents, case study statistics and more.

Gale In Context: High School provides:

  • A database of 18,000 topic overviews, 29,000 biographies, and over 13,500 pieces of literary criticism
  • 8 million full-text articles drawn from more than 1,100 periodicals and newspapers
  • More than 4,100 primary documents from the American Journey Series, including The African American Experience, Civil Rights in America, Women in America, and more
  • Hundreds of plays and poems widely studied by students
  • More than 8 hours of audio and video clips and podcasts, nearly 3,000 flags, maps, and seals, and more than 20,500 photographs

Created with the middle-school and high school student in mind, Research in Context combines reference content with videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find targeted support to help complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.

Topic overviews, pro & con articles/ reference material, primary documents and more... on current social & political issues.

A complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information using a broad collection of full-text periodicals, reference works, primary documents and scholarly analysis.

Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.

From marketing professionals to students studying for advanced degrees in linguistic theory, this collection provides current and accurate information from more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more.

Articles covering all aspects of the computer industry including consumer information, database management systems, hardware and software design, programming information operating systems and also includes financial information for computer-related companies.

Information from journals for lawyers, law enforcement officers, paralegals, and security personnel. The Criminal Justice Collection provides indexing and abstracting for more than 800 journals in criminal justice and law. More than 150 of these are available in full text in the collection.

Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts includes 150 major cooking and nutrition magazines. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

This collection of 150 full-text periodicals covers topics such as economic development, forecasting, and history; fiscal theory; monetary theory and financial institutions; business finance; public finance; country studies; and government regulations.

Intended for professional educators and undergraduate and graduate students in the field of education, this database contains more than 1,100 full-text periodicals covering a variety of disciplines and levels from preschool to college, 200 reports from the U.S. Department of Education, and resources on educational specialties and issues related to administration, funding, and policies.

Robust coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests. With coverage of more than 3.3 million articles from more than 700 journals and reference articles.

With more than 100 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide your students with resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

Farmers, landscape architects, and biotechnologists alike will have their information appetites sated with this collection of nearly 50 journals focused specifically on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture. A fertile and growing collection, this collection includes content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.

Articles on Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health & Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drug, etc. For informational purposes only. Coverage: 1980-present

This periodical database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Even the smallest home improvement project can be daunting: with this collection of nearly 100 home improvement focused titles, hobbyists and professional carpenters alike will immediately put their projects on a more solid foundation. Coverage includes such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more.

With current and relevant content from over 500 industry journals, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field, while also allowing for focused study of specialized aspects of the industry – including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.

Informe Academicoes una base de datos de 46 (corriente) revistas del idioma español o bilingües español-inglés, con texto completo. También incluye tales publicaciones populares como Actual, Latina, PC Semanal, y Siempre así como el texto completo de El Nuevo Heráld, un diario en español de Miami, Florida. También incluye las ediciones españolas de Time International, People, y Personal Computing (Mexico). Esta base de datos cubre tales asuntos como estilo de vida, hospitalidad, y cultura y entretenimiento; salud, niños y familia; y las actualidades y la política.

Articles from major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals, as well as law-related articles from business and general interest titles.

InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day's news and searchable archives. You can customize your online newspaper database features including search options.

All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection. This collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

Full-text coverage of 1000 of the most searched magazines including Consumer Reports, Time, National Geographic, Newsweek, New Yorker, Vogue, Business Week and much more.

This set explores what makes people "tick" from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops and diminishes over time. Your library's users will have instant access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

Newspaper and magazine articles from almost all our Gale online resources plus Gale Virtual Reference Library, searchable with one search. Full-text coverage of 1000 of the most searched magazines including Time, National Geographic, Newsweek, New Yorker, Vogue, Business Week and much more. A one-stop source for the day's news and searchable archives with a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers. A general interest resource which includes Fodor travel guides, NPR programs and more than 20 reference sets on a wide range of topics.

 

 

These free classes cover a wide variety of topics, including beginning and advanced computer skills, math and reading, basic life skills, job seeking, and career planning.

Guided support and preparation to help you earn a high school equivalency credential.

Largest Genealogy Library in Oregon, the GFO has the largest genealogy library in the Pacific Northwest and provides classes, workshops, and research assistance.

Easily search and browse millions of obituaries, marriage and birth announcements, news stories, advertisements, and much more from 1690 to the present. Includes over 30 million obituaries since 1977, and over 500,000 issues of 1,300+ historical US newspapers from 1690-1977 with fully indexed images. A large collection of 19th Century books and documents, as well as the American State Papers (1789-1838) and the genealogical content of the US Serial Set are also included. Excellent search capabilities include a convenient search and data format for the Social Security Death Index.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Wilsonville)

Keep track of your books, participate in book discussions, and get reading suggestions.

This web mapping service offers satellite imagery, street maps, real-time traffic conditions, and route-planning for traveling by foot, car, bicycle and public transportation.

This is a rich respository of information, classes, and other resources for nonprofits or those interested in creating a nonprofit.

This site gathers, organizes, and distributes information about U.S nonprofits.

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This unique collection of genealogical material features the ability to search most Federal Census page images, indexed by name. The database also contains PERSI, the genealogy periodical index, Revolutionary War Pension records, and thousands of fully-downloadable digitized genealogy books.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Wilsonville)

Search and access complete content for historic Oregon newspapers that have been digitized as part of the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP).

hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Molalla)

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This online database contains information related to films and TV shows including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews, and ratings.

Travel information from the U.S. Department of State.

This non-profit has an archive of web pages, books and texts, audio recordings and live concerts, videos, television news programs, images, and software programs.

This is one of the most comprehensive and useful sites of its kind. This site offers an archive of electronic texts about religion, mythology, legends, and folklore.

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Whether you’re looking to find a new job in your current field or pursuing a career in an exciting new industry, Job & Career Accelerator™ has the powerful tools and expert guidance to help you through every step of the process.

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The KFF is dedicated to filling the need for trusted information on national health issues.

Kanopy is a popular, on-demand streaming service that offers more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. Library card holders will have 5 play credits each month.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Lake Oswego)

Kanopy is a popular, on-demand streaming service that offers more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. Library card holders will have 5 play credits each month.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Oregon City)

Kanopy is a popular, on-demand streaming service that offers more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema. Library card holders will have 5 play credits each month.

(only available to users of the following libraries: West Linn)

This non-profit educational website provides free video tutorials and interactive educational lessons.

Part of the National Park Service website, this page provides educational videos, printable coloring sheets, and information about the Junior Rangers program.

Kids InfoBits is designed to serve two distinct groups: children in kindergarten through grade two, and the more research-savvy kids in grades three through fi ve. It contains full-text content of the Blackbirch, First Facts, and Junior Worldmark reference series, plus other full-text magazine articles, searchable maps, charts, flags, graphs and other images.

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The newspaper for Lake Oswego.

LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform for job searching, workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation. Also covers college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. It is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress and the home of the U.S. Copyright Office.

An online collection particularly strong in materials documenting the history of the United States and the lives, interests, and achievements of the American people.

A Library of Things is a collection of items such as kitchenware, musical instruments, and games hosted at a library that library patrons can check out with their Libraries in Clackamas County (LINCC) library card.

As part of a statewide consortium, LINCC cardholders can download e-books, audiobooks, and videos. Most can be transferred to other devices for use away from the computer. Don’t worry - your local library is happy to assist you if you have difficulties!

Download free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers from around the world.

LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century.

Browse select issues of Life Magazine all the way back to 1935.

Provides literature criticism articles that have been published from June 2007 to the present in Gale Contemporary Literary Criticism, as well as Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism and Twentieth Century Literary Criticism.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Lake Oswego)

LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

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Find current information on diseases, conditions, medications, and herbs and supplements.

The newspaper for the Mt. Hood communities.

El sitio del Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires provee información sobre artistas visuales, y colecciones digitales para navegar.

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(NAMI) provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness for individuals and families affected by mental illness. NAMI has created an extensive COVID-19  Resource Guide useful for those with mental illness or stress resulting from the pandemic.

NAMI COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide (PDF

NARA provides access to census, military, immigration, naturalization, and land records, as well as family history workshop videos.

An annotated list of links to various digital photography collections, both within the National Archives, as well as external collections.

For ages 6-14. Authoritative, age-appropriate content lets users explore the world for homework or for fun. National Geographic Kids takes kids on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

The NHTSA provides information on driver safety, vehicle safety, and recall information for vehicles, car seats, and tires

Find official U.S. weather, marine, fire, and aviation forecasts and warnings

Explore 750,000+ items digitized from The New York Public Library's collections.

The New York Times is the largest seven-day newspaper in the U.S. and ranks #1 in overall reach of U.S. Opinion Leaders. From the arts to sports, business to real estate, The New York Times covers it all each and every week.

To Access:
1. Please visit this site and click on the Redeem code button
2. Follow steps to create a NYT account or log in with an existing account
3. Enjoy full access to NYT for 72 hours.
4. Stepped away? Visit here to jump back in

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
- Once your 72 hour pass runs out, you can redeem a new code by following the steps above again.
- You will receive emails from NYT upon creating your account. However, you can unsubscribe to these promotional emails, and the NYT will honor your request.
- The NYT crossword is not available with the library’s subscription. Other puzzles are available though, including the mini crossword.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Canby, Estacada, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, Oregon City, West Linn, Wilsonville)

Learn Spanish through current events. This provides audio recordings of both Latin American and Castilian Spanish, at a slow pace for learners.

The NAO is the statewide nonprofit membership organization representing and supporting charitable nonprofits of all sizes, geographic locations, and missions across Oregon.

An index of material in the Wilsonville Public Library Heritage Collection, focused on Oregon history.

Novelist K-8 contains materials for K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children's "chapter" books and young adult fiction titles. Users can also browse hundreds of theme-oriented book lists for readers at all grade levels, and look for award-winning and recommended titles. Many titles have direct links to Web sites with further information about the author, or teacher resource materials.

Novelist will help you find a good book. The database provides readers’ advisory, read-alikes, and "What to Read Next?" information covering over 100,000 titles. Includes both fiction and nonfiction works for teens and adults. For suggestions for kids try NoveList K-8.)

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The Center for Responsive Politics tracks money in United States politics and the influence that money has on elections and public policy

Administrative Rules are created by most agencies and some boards and commissions to implement and interpret their statutory authority

This is the state's official almanac and fact book. It contains listings and functional descriptions of government agencies and educational institutions.

A career exploration, research, decision making and planning database that provides a system of occupational and educational information to help Oregonians learn about the world of work and education.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Oregon City)

The newspaper for Oregon City.

The State of Oregon Employment Department provides a job finder, occupation and wage information, career explorer, and more.

Move ahead in your career with tutorials on resumes, the job search, interviewing, as well as computer basics and software tutorials.

Access definitive, authoritative information about the State of Oregon, including significant places, culture, institutions, events, and people.

(OHA) is where you will find current statistics and information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Oregon, including current communication to Oregonians from Governor Kate Brown.

The OHP is free health coverage offered by the state of Oregon and covers medical care, dental care, mental health care, and addiction treatment.

The Oregon Historical Society is dedicated to making Oregon’s long, rich history visible and accessible to all. For more than a century, we have served as the state’s collective memory, gathering and preserving a vast collection of artifacts, photographs, films, manuscripts, books, and oral histories.

This index of links from the University of Oregon includes law and government, population and demographics, maps, and more.

Free legal information for the general public.

This news site covers Oregon and also includes articles from the Oregonian newspaper.

The OMA provides a directory of museums around Oregon.

Current Oregon laws in effect as passed by the legislature.

The SOS is a source for business registration and business forms for the State of Oregon.

The mission of the Oregon State Bar is to serve justice by promoting respect for the rule of law, by improving the quality of legal services, and by increasing access to justice.

The State Library provides a free Braille and audiobook library for any Oregonian with a print-disability.

Full text articles from The Oregonian:  1/1/2019 to 90 days prior to today.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Lake Oswego)

The Oregon State University Extension Service offers educational programming and activities, a master gardener program, and more.

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Search for people by name or phone number.

The PCL Map Collection includes more than 250,000 maps, a portion of which has been digited for free online access.

This nonpartisan fact tank informs the public about the issues, attitudes, and trends shaping America and the world.

This resource from the Academy of American Poets is a resource for poems, poets’ biographies, essays about poetry, and resources for K-12 teachers.

This fact-checking website rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics

Access more than 57,000 free ebooks.

Pronunciator is a language-learning service featuring 163 languages with personalized courses, movies, music, and more. Learn how to speak a foreign language with the help of a variety of interactive techniques to meet the needs of both beginners and advanced learners. It also includes interactive ESL for 144 non-English home languages, citizenship preparation, and COVID-19 language courses. There are apps for Android and Apple devices too.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Happy Valley)

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This site is compilation of current scientific information curated by scientists.

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El diccionario oficial de la Real Academia Española. También incluye recursos para investigaciones académicas.

Herramientas de aprendizaje, carrera y ciudadania en español.

This is a directory of newspapers for each U.S. state and for other countries.

Contains detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses and 97 million U.S. residents. Company information is searchable by company name, type of business, geography, and size. Individuals can be searched by name, address, and phone number.

(only available to users of the following libraries: Lake Oswego)

This is a directory of organizations that are dedicated to various aspects of Oregon history.

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The newspaper for Sandy.

Skill-building resources for classroom and homework success.

This independent source for the latest news on science is updated daily.

Read the latest research news in health, technology, environment, and other areas of science.

This site offers readers a concise, current and comprehensive overview of the latest scientific research in all fields and applications of science and technology.

SCORE offers free and low-cost support for small businesses, provided by knowledgeable and experienced volunteers from the Portland area.

Learn the scratch programming language and create your own interactive stories, games and animations.

SHIBA is a statewide network of trained volunteers who help Oregonians understand their rights and Medicare insurance choices.

The SBDC provides esources for small businesses including classes on a variety of topics and personal research consultations.

Explore online collections about science, technology, art, and more.

This fact-checking website also serves as source for validating and debunking urban legends.

This page provides a cheat sheet of key shortcuts for creating Spanish accents and diacritical marks on a Mac or PC.

Access free study guides on literature, poetry, math and other subjects.

Find job opportunities with the State of Oregon.

StopBullying.gov provides information on what bullying and cyberbullying are, who is at risk, and how kids, parents, and teachers can prevent and respond to bullying.

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Find technology resources and assistance for the nonprofit community.

The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library publish unique databases that provide access to images, books, and more.

Search the collections of the GRI.

This site from the Smithsonian Institute provides regular news stories for kids in grades K-12, including articles in Spanish.

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HUD's website has a wealth of housing-related information. Look up a lender, search for affordable apartments and houses for sale, get resources for rental assistance, and more.

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The Value Line Research Center includes on-line access to Value Line's leading research publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as our proprietary special situation stocks. In addition, The Value Line Research Center also provides users free delayed stock quotes, company news, extensive graphing, market updates, portfolio tracking with alerts, Value Line Analyst Supplements in real time, educational programs and a great deal of free information from Wall Street's most respected source.

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The Value Line Research Center includes on-line access to Value Line's leading research publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as our proprietary special situation stocks. In addition, The Value Line Research Center also provides users free delayed stock quotes, company news, extensive graphing, market updates, portfolio tracking with alerts, Value Line Analyst Supplements in real time, educational programs and a great deal of free information from Wall Street's most respected source.

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This one-stop-shop for election-related information provides nonpartisan election information.

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Access free tutorials and reference material for learning HTML, CSS, Javascript, and other web development tools.

The law library provides research training and legal reference assistance and access to a variety of general and specialized legal information resources and tools.

This online tech dictionary for IT professionals, educators, and students provides definitions to words, phrases and abbreviations related to computing and information technology.

The newspaper for West Linn.

This site is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project supported by the Wikimedia Foundation.

Wikipedia es una enciclopedia de contenido libre, que todos pueden editar. Aunque los artículos no sean necesariamente escritos por expertos, siempre incluyen referencias autoritarias al final.

The newspaper for Wilsonville.

This search engine answers factual queries by computing the answer from curated data.

WordReference es un diccionario multilingüe entre el inglés y 18 otros idiomas, y también incluye un foro para estudiantes y traductores.

Oregon’s public workforce system is available to help get a job, increase skills, and explore training options. The Job Seeker Resources on this website include additional online resources.

(WHO) landing page for the Coronavirus includes background, health tips and select news on the outbreak. Have you read information about the Coronavirus and question if it is true? Check out the WHO myth-busters section to sort out rumors from fact.

 

Organización Mundial de la Salud: Nuevo Coronavirus 2019

El rumores sobre el nuevo coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Search the collections of the 72,000 OCLC member libraries.

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ZOOM provides free educational activities for kids based on the PBS television show. Also includes resources for parents and teachers.