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Introducing Explora™ - a new student and public research portal

Researchers who have been using our online reference collection, including our Student Portal, may soon notice a change.

Now available is an engaging and versatile interface called Explora, created by leading reference provider EBSCO.

Designed with public library patrons in mind, Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

EBSCO designed Explora following a series of user research studies with the goal of better assisting students in completing research and classroom assignments and providing a more intuitive search experience for public library patrons.

Multiple versions of Explora are available. Each version features a unique landing page designed to best support the needs of students, patrons, teachers and librarians in their respective settings.

Available on library and home computers and from mobile devices, Explora offers the following content and features:

  • High-quality articles licensed from reputable publishers and recognized by...
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Special Days in January

4 Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Newberry Award-winning author of Shiloh and more than 130 childrens books was born Jan. 4, 1933

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Be a library kid all year

During the school year there are lots of ways to stay involved with the library, and have fun with friends outside of school.

No matter what your age or reading level, there are reading programs at the library that meet the whole year long.

Check out our storytime page to find a program that you might like to join.

 

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