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These resources are Libby Extras resources. Patrons must be logged into Libby on their mobile device or logged in to their Libby/OverDrive account at LibbyApp.com to access these resources.

Click here to access Libby Extras.

  • The Great Courses offers engaging and understandable lectures by esteemed professors, professionals, and experts in history, science, language, and more.
  • IndieFlix is a streaming movie service that offers access to pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts.
  • Qello Concerts by Stingray is the world’s largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand to just about any digital device.
  • Universal Class brings libraries lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs).

You will need your library card number and library card password/pin to access many of these resources.

Please email medford@minlib.net or call   781-395-7950 if you do not know your library card password/pin. Click here to access Medford Public Library Digital Resources remotely from your home!

Visit the Library’s Niche Academy for online tutorials on accessing many of eResources.

Ebooks and Streaming Media

You have access to a wide variety of streaming options through the Minuteman Library Network. You can find eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and more.

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Acorn TV on hoopla – Acorn TV is no longer available from RB Digital. However, Acorn TV content is available on hoopla!

OverDrive-Libby

Overdrive/Libby – Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and streaming video from Minuteman’s shared collection. Read or listen on a mobile device with the Libby or OverDrive apps.

Should I use OverDrive or Libby?

Click here for help with OverDrive and various devices. Click here for help with Kindle eReaders. Click here for help with Kindle Fire tablets.

Visit LibbyApp.com to find out more about the Libby App from OverDrive.

 

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hoopla – Borrow digital video, music and audiobooks. Access thousands of titles and watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There’s no waiting to borrow and automatic return eliminates all late fees. Create an account with your library card number.

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hoopla – Borrow digital video, music and audiobooks. Access thousands of titles and watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There’s no waiting to borrow and automatic return eliminates all late fees. Create an account with your library card number.

How to use hoopla

Acorn TV content is available on hoopla!

 

Qello Concerts on RB Digital

Qello Concerts – Qello Concerts by Stingray is the world’s largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand to just about any digital device.

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Acorn TV on hoopla – Acorn TV is no longer available from RB Digital. However, Acorn TV content is available on hoopla!

 

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hoopla – Borrow digital video, music and audiobooks. Access thousands of titles and watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There’s no waiting to borrow and automatic return eliminates all late fees. Create an account with your library card number.

How to use hoopla

Acorn TV content is available on hoopla!

 

Great Courses

This resource is a Libby Extras resource. Patrons must be logged into Libby on their mobile device or logged in to their Libby/OverDrive account at LibbyApp.com to access this resource. Click here to access Libby Extras.

The Great Courses Library Collection – The Great Courses Library Collection video streaming service is brought to you by The Great Courses—the leading global media brand for lifelong learning and personal enrichment. This collection includes more than 250 courses, led by the world’s top experts, covering a broad range of subjects, such as science, mathematics, philosophy, history, literature, fine arts and music, travel, business, and personal development.

 

IndieFlix

This resource is a Libby Extras resource. Patrons must be logged into Libby on their mobile device or logged in to their Libby/OverDrive account at LibbyApp.com to access this resource. Click here to access Libby Extras.

Indieflix – We stream classic and contemporary features, award-winning shorts, film festival favorites and documentaries from around the world. Explore thought-provoking, well-known and undiscovered content. We work directly with young up-and-coming filmmakers from all walks of life to seasoned professionals paying them for every minute watched.

 

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kanopy – An on-demand streaming video service that offers thousands of award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases across diverse subjects and disciplines. Kanopy provides access to films and documentaries from a variety of independent filmmakers and distributors, including the BBC, PBS and the Criterion Collection.

 

Qello Concerts on RB Digital

This resource is a Libby Extras resource. Patrons must be logged into Libby on their mobile device or logged in to their Libby/OverDrive account at LibbyApp.com to access this resource. Click here to access Libby Extras.

Qello Concerts by Stingray is the world’s largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand to just about any digital device.

 

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This resource is a Libby Extras resource. Patrons must be logged into Libby on their mobile device or logged in to their Libby/OverDrive account at LibbyApp.com to access this resource. Click here to access Libby Extras.

Universal Class brings libraries lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs).

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Acorn TV on hoopla – Acorn TV is no longer available from RB Digital. However, Acorn TV content is available on hoopla!

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition – Remote access until June 30th, 2021.

A note about accessing Ancestry: If you are directed to the ProQuest login screen instead of the Ancestry library card screen, you must clear your browser’s history and cache to access the library card screen again.

Boston Public Library

Boston Public Library – By signing up for a BPL eCard, Massachusetts residents get remote access to many Boston Public Library eResources.

Britannica

Britannica Library – Contains the Encyclopædia Britannica, Compton’s by Britannica, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and more.

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Consumer Reports – Ratings, reviews, recommendations and buying advice for products and services, technology, and more.

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Credo Reference – Hundreds of digital reference books combined with a one-stop exploratory search platform.

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Digital Commonwealth – This site provides access to photographs, manuscripts, books, audio recordings, and other materials of historical interest that have been digitized and made available by members of Digital Commonwealth, a statewide consortium of libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies from across Massachusetts.

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EBSCO eBook Collection – Click on the “eBooks” link in the upper left-hand corner to view all titles.

EBSCO Journal Finder – Access these publications with your library card.

Gale PowerSearch

Gale PowerSearch – Search across all Gale Databases including periodicals, academic journals, eBooks, audio, and video.

Gale Power Pack Search

Gale PowerPacks – Search across all Gale Databases utilizing “powerpack” cross-searching functionality (periodicals, academic journals, eBooks, audio, and video).

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GovInfo.gov – Access official Federal Government Publications from the US Government Publishing Office (GPO).

Great Courses

This resource is a Libby Extras resource. Patrons must be logged into Libby on their mobile device or logged in to their Libby/OverDrive account at LibbyApp.com to access this resource. Click here to access Libby Extras.

The Great Courses Library Collection – The Great Courses Library Collection video streaming service is brought to you by The Great Courses—the leading global media brand for lifelong learning and personal enrichment. This collection includes more than 250 courses, led by the world’s top experts, covering a broad range of subjects, such as science, mathematics, philosophy, history, literature, fine arts and music, travel, business, and personal development.

HeritageQuest – U.S. federal genealogical census records, images, and digitized books containing family and local histories.

hoopla – Borrow digital video, music and audiobooks. Access thousands of titles and watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There’s no waiting to borrow and automatic return eliminates all late fees. Create an account with your library card number, your library card pin, and a hoopla email and a hoopla password.

IndieFlix

This resource is a Libby Extras resource. Patrons must be logged into Libby on their mobile device or logged in to their Libby/OverDrive account at LibbyApp.com to access this resource. Click here to access Libby Extras.

Indieflix – We stream classic and contemporary features, award-winning shorts, film festival favorites and documentaries from around the world. Explore thought-provoking, well-known and undiscovered content. We work directly with young up-and-coming filmmakers from all walks of life to seasoned professionals paying them for every minute watched.

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Internet Archive – The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.

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kanopy – An on-demand streaming video service that offers thousands of award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases across diverse subjects and disciplines. Kanopy provides access to films and documentaries from a variety of independent filmmakers and distributors, including the BBC, PBS and the Criterion Collection.

Language Learning – hoopla and OverDrive provide access to Language Learning resources! See also Mango Languages.

Library of Congress – Access online collections including maps, photographs, newspapers, sound recordings, historic films, and more!

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Mango Languages – An interactive language app which you can use to learn dozens of foreign languages. ESL too! See these Mango Sign-up Instructions.

MassLibrary eResources

Massachusetts Libraries Free Digital Resources – Research and Articles, Digital Collections: historical document sets, photos, and original artwork, books and eBooks, and more!

See also the Digital Commonwealth to explore historical collections from libraries, museums, and archives across Massachusetts.

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NYTimes.com – Enjoy free access to NYTimes.com. For both in-library and home access, create an account and log in using that account. Coverage includes 1981 to Current, plus historic coverage 1851-1922. Home Access includes NY Times App and 5 Premium Archive (1923-1980) articles per day.

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Niche Academy – Niche Academy provides ready-to-use tutorials for the most commonly used library electronic resources.

Niche Academy Tutorial Videos include:

OverDrive-LibbyOverDrive/Libby – Both the Libby App and the OverDrive App access eBooks and Audiobooks.

Should I use OverDrive or Libby?

Click here for help with OverDrive and various devices. Click here for help with Kindle eReaders. Click here for help with Kindle Fire tablets.

Qello Concerts on RB Digital

This resource is a Libby Extras resource. Patrons must be logged into Libby on their mobile device or logged in to their Libby/OverDrive account at LibbyApp.com to access this resource. Click here to access Libby Extras.

Qello Concerts by Stingray is the world’s largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand to just about any digital device.

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UNilibrary – The United Nations iLibrary contains publications, journals, data, and series published by the United Nations.

Please see also the UNilibrary User Guide.

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This resource is a Libby Extras resource. Patrons must be logged into Libby on their mobile device or logged in to their Libby/OverDrive account at LibbyApp.com to access this resource. Click here to access Libby Extras.

Universal Class brings libraries lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs).

All Medford Public Library eResources

You have access to a wide variety of databases through the Minuteman Library Network. Some resources will require you to enter your library card number to sign-in. To access our complete list of eResources by subject or alphabetically, click here.

If you have any questions, please contact the Reference Department:

medref@minlib.net | 781-395-7950