Ancestry Library (in Library use only)
Search genealogical and historical documents including Census, Social Security, Military, Schools, Church Histories, City Directories, immigration, and other records. Need help? Watch: How to use Ancestry Library Edition.
Experience Laconia history through photographs and artifacts.
Find information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library.
Find a wide range of medical topics, including disorders, tests, diagnoses, and drugs.
Offers animal health information.
NoveList Plus (log in through your library account)
Need help figuring out what book you might like to read next? Search Novelist by series, by author read-a-likes, award-winning books, genre (western, Christian fiction, historical novel), and lots more. A great tool to help readers like you find a book you will enjoy reading. Novelist provides a collection of fiction and non-fiction titles for all ages, a great resource for book discussion groups!
Need help? Watch: https://youtu.be/spOttrvq37U
Britannica is a dynamic, continuously updated, rigorously fact-checked information source for students, teachers, and lifelong learners.
CIA World Factbook
Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Also maps.
Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information.
CORE provides access to the world’s largest collection of open access research papers, collecting and indexing research from repositories and journals.
DOAJ is a unique and extensive index of diverse open-access journals from around the world.
A language-learning and crowdsourced text translation resource.
For almost 20 years, the GCFGlobal.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more—GCFGlobal.org offers more than 300 topics, including more than 6,000 lessons, more than 2,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.
Take a journey to Mars, experience the views from the International Space Station, and explore the solar system & beyond. Don’t miss the incredible images, videos, information on these topics, and so much more!
An inclusive journal community working together to advance science by making all rigorous research accessible without barriers.