Digital Resources Highlights

Digital Resources Highlights

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, Audiobooks, Streaming Video, eLearning

Explore our more popular Digital Resources online or through downloading the resource app to your mobile device. You will also need your library card number and your library account password/pin. Please call 781-395-7950 to set or reset your library account password/pin.

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kanopy – An on-demand streaming video service that offers thousands of award-winning documentaries and theatrical releases across diverse subjects and disciplines.

Log into Libby with your library card number and library card password/pin.

Libby by OverDrive – Use the Libby App to access eBooks and Audiobooks.

Digital Resources Highlights

Explore our more popular Digital Resources online or through downloading the resource app to your mobile device. You will also need your library card number and your library account password/pin. Please call 781-395-7950 to set or reset your library account password/pin.

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Acorn TV on hoopla – You can stream or download dramas, thrilling mysteries, and warm-hearted comedies on hoopla with your library card.

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Ancestry Library Edition

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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 – Digital photographs, manuscripts, books, audio recordings, and other materials of historical interest. Digital Commonwealth is a statewide consortium of libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies from across Massachusetts.

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).

Great Courses

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.

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The Great Courses in Libby – Click here to access. Users must be logged in to Libby to use this resource link.

The Great Courses on hoopla – Click here to access.

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

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

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Indieflix – Users must be logged in to Libby to use this resource link.

IndieFlix allows patrons to stream classic and contemporary features, award-winning shorts, film festival favorites, and documentaries from around the world.

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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.

Learning Express Library by EBSCO

 

LearningExpress Library by EBSCO

Be sure to register or sign into your LearningExpress Library Account.

Log into Libby with your library card number and library card password/pin.

Libby by OverDrive –Use the Libby App to access eBooks and Audiobooks. New and expanded features are being added to Libby on an ongoing basis!

 

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 – Historical document sets, photos, and original artwork, eBooks, and more!

See also the Digital Commonwealth.

Morningstar Investment Research

Morningstar – Comprehensive and up-to-date financial information on stocks, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds. Use the “Help & Education” tab to access the User’s Guide and investor education resources.

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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.

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Qello Concerts by Stingray – Users must be logged in to Libby to use this resource link. 

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

Transparent Language Online – For learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Combining extensive courses and supplemental resources for over 100 languages, including English.

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

All Medford Public Library Digital Resources

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.

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

medford@minlib.net | 781-395-7950