eResources & learning tools A to Z

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Minecraft Wiki

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A publicly accessible and editable wiki for information related to Minecraft (the game).

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NADA

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Search appraisal guides from the National Automobile Dealers Association including: autos, RVs, motorcycles, boats, and manufactured homes. *Also available in print at the Library.

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National Geographic Virtual Library

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Browse articles, explore topics, and find images. All the National Geographic resources are at your command, without the big stacks of yellow magazines.

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New York Times Digital

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Enjoy complimentary access to nytimes.com, and view articles from 1980 to today. Here's how.

From inside the library or on library Wi-Fi:

  1. Click on nytimes.com.
  2. Click "Log In" and then "Create one" to create an account with your personal email address, or log in if you have already created an account. (Note: if you don't want to receive email marketing communications from the New York Times, uncheck that box when you sign up, or follow the unsubscribe instructions if you start getting marketing emails.)
  3. You may now view as many articles as you want during your time on the library computer or library Wi-Fi, except in the Cooking section. To see unlimited articles in the Cooking section, use the remote access link below.
  4. Log out when you're done.

Offsite/remote access:

  1. Click this remote access link.
  2. Click "Redeem" to get 72 hours of continuous access.
  3. Create an account with your personal email address, or click on "log in here" if you have already created an account.
  4. After 72 hours, you will need to go back to step 1 and click the remote access link again for another 72 hours of remote access.

Using the New York Times Digital App

  1. Select the correct icon below to download the free New York Times app, or visit your device's app store.
  2. Open your device's browser to navigate to this page, tap this remote access link, and tap "Redeem" to get 72 hours of continuous access.
  3. Create an account, or log in if you've already created one.
  4. Then, leave the browser and launch the app.
  5. Sign in with your email address. The code already will have been applied, and you have access for 72 hours.
  6. Once your 72 hours is over, you can repeat step 2 to get another 72 hours of access.
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New York Times Historical via ProQuest

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Search or browse the full text of The New York Times from 1851 to 2011. Research world events, find obituaries, or read editorials and classified ads from years gone by.

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NextReads Book Lists

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Sign up to receive reading suggestions regularly via email or check the lists online whenever you like. There are over 24 genres for all ages from which to choose.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

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Discover new titles, series, and authors for kids and teens to enjoy. Find Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.

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NoveList Plus

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Find a great read through subject headings, reviews, annotations, and much more. Access Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.

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Odilo

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Use your library card to borrow eBooks in Spanish, Russian and Chinese. Read in your browser on PC, Mac®, tablets or mobile devices.

  • Borrow up to seven (7) titles at a time for 21 days, with one renewal allowed per title.
  • Odilo is available only to FVRL cardholders who are also district residents or paying non-residents.

Get started today!

  1. Browse or search for a title you'd like to read. (More about searching.)
  2. Choose "Borrow" to check out the book. (More about borrowing and streaming.)
  3. Log in with your library card number and PIN.
  4. Choose "Display in Browser."  We recommend reading in your browser. The app is not yet fully functioning.

Printable instructions in English, Spanish, Russian and Chinese (PDF)

 

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

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Research viewpoint essays, topic overviews, images, podcasts, articles, graphs, tables, and charts on a variety of current topics.

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Oregon Department of Revenue

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Locate forms from 1994 to the current year. Have them mailed to you by calling 503-357-4988 (outside Oregon or in Salem) or 1-800-356-4222 (toll-free from an Oregon prefix).

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OverDrive

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Browse the OverDrive catalog for  EPUB, PDF and Kindle format eBooks as well as MP3 eAudio. Check out up to seven (7) titles at a time for 21 days. Here's how:

  1. Create an OverDrive account with an email and password of your choice (Recommended)
  2. Download and install the appropriate app for your device.
  3. Find instructions for getting started with your device on OverDrive Help.
  4. Return titles early if you wish.

Just looking for kids' or teen titles? Visit OverDrive Kids or OverDrive Teens!

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OverDrive Kids

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Browse OverDrive's Kids' catalog for EPUB, PDF and Kindle format eBooks as well as MP3 eAudio. Check out up to seven (7) titles at a time for 21 days. Here's how:

  1. Go to OverDrive Kids and choose "Sign In."
  2. Sign in with your card number and PIN--unless you're over 13, then sign in with OverDrive and create an account.
  3. Download and install the appropriate app for your device.
  4. Find instructions for getting started with your device on OverDrive Help.

Redish-brown circle with a stylized maroon-haired character smiling above an open, aqua book coverDownload OverDrive's Libby app for iOS, Android or Windows 10+ and get help with Libby if you need it.

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