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Curry Public Library

General reference

LEARNING TOOLS

General Reference Learning Tools

Curry Public Library offers books, audio books, DVDs, online collections, and more for general reference.

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Resources for General Reference

Answerland

Answerland is Oregon’s online reference service – a place where librarians help Oregon residents find answers to questions and provide research guidance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression in digital form.

General Onefile

A good starting place general research topics. This collection includes over 6,500 publications with full-text articles, over 124,000 NPR audio files complete with broadcast transcripts, all the Fodor’s travel guides from 2006 and 2007, links to over 5,000 video files including shows like the Today ShowNBC Nightly NewsNRO TV, and Meet the Press, and over 3,000 other magazines.

U.S. Census Reporter

This tool makes it easier to use information from the U.S. Census Bureau. Place profiles and comparison pages provide a friendly interface for navigating data, including visualizations for a more useful first look.

Virtual Reference Collection

Explore this database of encyclopedias and reference sources within the Gale eBooks platform. For multidisciplinary research.

WorldCat

Locate bibliographic information for books, articles, and more in this shared catalog of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.