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A-to-Z databases is the Premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database
America's News is a comprehensive collection of audio, magazine articles, newspaper articles, transcripts and web-sources.
Research your family history through public records, like the census, death certificates, and more. Available for in library use only.
Auto Repair Resource
Access repair, maintenance, and service information for thousands of vehicles.
Track reading streaks and participate in reading challenges. Ottawa Library resource.
Black Life in America
A comprehensive look at the African American experience from the early 18th century through present day.
A collection of animated stories that bring eBooks to life. State Library Resource
Career Guidance Center
Assess your interests, identify professions that match them, and prepare for your career.
Career One Stop
US Department of Labor's one-stop-shop for career exploration, training, and jobs
Digital collection of children's literature from around the world. Unaffiliated public resource.
An eBook and audiobook service containing fiction and nonfiction from larger publishers and larger-name authors
Digital collection of comics, graphic novels, and manga. State Library resource.
Common Sense Media
Media content review site for parents. Unaffiliated public resource.
Consumer Health Complete covers all areas of health and wellness. Did your doctor prescribe a new medication? Recently diagnosed with diabetes? Interested in knowing more about the flu or HPV? Look it up here. You will find reference books, medical encyclopedias, fact sheets, and magazine articles.
eBooks - wide variety of fiction and nonfiction, also including self-published books. Very large selection.
Browse and view popular magazines like HGTV, Reader's Digest, Field & Stream, Midwest Living, and Country Living
Fold3® provides access to military records, including the stories, photos, & personal documents of the men & women who served.
Health Reference Center
View information, graphics, and videos on health, diseases, and disorders.
Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1824 – today.
Learn about Dietrich Cabin, the Old Depot Museum, and more with the wonderful staff and volunteers at the Franklin County Historical Society.
Digital collection of audiobooks, eBooks, music, movies, and more. Ottawa Library resources.
The Internet Archive is a free digital library that provides access to books, movies, games and more.
Jobs & Career Accelerator
Build resumés and job letters, explore occupations, search for jobs and internships, and more.
Digital collection of films, documentaries, and instructional films. Ottawa Library resource.
Educational tutorials covering several subjects available in multiple languages. Unaffiliated public resource.
Research career paths, prepare for a high school equivalency program, prepare for the ACT, SAT, AP and more.
Collection of public domain audiobooks read by volunteers from around the world.
Learn realistic conversation and communication skills for over 70 languages
Next Search Catalog
Shared catalog of items available throughout North East Kansas Library System libraries.
Discover what to read through reading lists, suggestions, and guided searches.
Read archived articles from the Ottawa Herald (1996 to Present) through NewsBank.
Project Gutenberg is a free online library of over 60,000 free eBooks.
Improve your grammar and reading skills through these short articles covering topics that you need for everyday life.
Video collection of short stories read by SAG-AFTRA actors. Unaffiliated public resource.
Audiobooks, eBooks, games and more for K-6. State Library resource.
Universal Class offers over 500 online courses in more than 30 areas of study. Take full courses with instructors to earn Continuing Education Units or just audit a class by viewing its videos. Since Universal Class offers everything from Microsoft Excel to parenting skills, you’ll be sure to find something of interest to learn.
World Almanac - Elem
Videos, tutorials, and games for children through middle school