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Enroll in MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) offered by recognized universities and institutions from around the globe. Take a class in genetics or focus on a classic novel for several weeks.

The choices are plentiful.

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Family Health Database

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Search a variety of medical, trade, and scientific journals as well as magazines and reports for medical news, diagnostics, and information.

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Family Search

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Create a free account and connect with your ancestors. Search for historical records, build a family tree, and more!

You can even visit a local Family History Center for assistance with using their resources.

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Federal Student Aid

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Look for financial aid available to help pay for college, find out how to apply, and file the FAFSA.

Page is also available in Spanish.

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First Research Industry Profiles via ProQuest

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Review industry intelligence tools that can be consumed very quickly to better understand a prospect’s or client’s business issues. Published by Hoover's Inc.

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Foundation Center

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Access a variety of free search tools, free and paid training classes, tutorials, downloadable reports, and a daily news service, Philanthropy News Digest.

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Foundation Directory Online Professional

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Available in the Vancouver, Battle Ground, and Goldendale libraries.


Access essential facts on grantmakers and their funding activities worldwide. To pinpoint prospective funders, explore four comprehensive databases: Grantmakers, Companies, Grants, and 990s.

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Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

Available in all FVRL libraries.
Find detailed information about grantmakers to students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers, including 990 filings.

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Foundation Maps

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Available in the Vancouver Community Library.
Research the impact of philanthropy around the world today with this interactive mapping tool.

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Freegal Music

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Listen to music for free with your library card!

  • Stream up to 5 hours of music per day.
  • Download up to 5 songs in MP3 format per week. They are yours to keep.
  • Enjoy 2 music videos per week.

Have questions? Read the Freegal FAQs.

 

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Gale Business Collection

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Research companies, the products and technologies they produce, and the markets in which they compete.

Results include summaries and full text from business and trade journals, industry newsletters, newspapers, market research studies, news releases, and investment and brokerage firm reports.

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Gale Legal Forms

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Find printable legal form templates and examples on a variety of topics, legal, business, and other letter templates, definitions for an extensive list of legal terms, a law digest with encyclopedi

c articles on legal topics, and a national attorney practice directory.

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Gale Literary Sources

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Find everything you need to research the world of literature: biographies, bibliographies, critical analyses, essays, poems, primary sources, and more for authors both historical and current.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

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Search full-text reference books on a variety of topics or read entire travel guidebooks without leaving your computer.

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GCF LearnFree.org

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Access online tutorials for computer basics, office software, job hunting skills, money management, social media, online security and more.

Find your specific area of interest under one of these headings: Technology Basics, Living in the Online World, Microsoft Office, Essential Skills, and Work & Career. Follow these links for practice using a mouse or to learn about email. Most tutorials also available in Spanish.

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Genealogical Forum of Oregon

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Research a variety of reference works and indices for Oregon and other Pacific Northwest locations.

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General OneFile

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Select from several news, magazine, or journal articles with images--many in full-text.

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Get Covered

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Read answers from the Federal Government to your basic health insurance questions. Find out what penalties may be incurred for failing to obtain coverage.

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Goodwill's Job Connection Program

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Use this free, local job search and referral program to help you find a job outside Goodwill that fits your needs and abilities.

You can also find English and citizenship classes in the Portland/Southwest Washington area.

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