Databases and Resources

Business

Consumer Reports online magazine provides articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers.
Value Line provides access to 1,700 stocks included in The Value Line Investment Survey, drawn from nearly 100 industries, and representing 90% of total U.S. daily trading volume. There are over 340 data fields that can be applied to help investors make more informed decisions. You will need your Bethel Library Card number.

Education and Developing Skills

If you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a refresher, Digital Learn has the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.
EBSCO’s Learning Express offers tools and guidance to help you at any stage in your career path including resume and cover letter writing, career matching, occupation browsing, job listings, interview preparation, and finding schools and scholarships.
Mango is a language learning program teaching practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world’s most popular languages. If English is not your first language, Mango teaches you how to speak English from several native languages. You will need your Bethel Library Card number.
Click here for a Mango tutorial.
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Mometrix provides study guides and test prep for all walks of life, including Common Core guidelines for parents, college admissions resources, career examinations such as Nursing and Teaching, employment resources, and more.
“Scholastic Teachables offers worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, and more for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond. Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade.” 

General

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An Ebsco database that interacts with our online catalog. View and save annotated book lists, discover author read-alikes, book discussion guides, BookTalks, and more.
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Boston Globe 1980-current; Christian Science Monitor 1988-current; Los Angeles Times 1985-current; New York Times 1980-current; Wall Street Journal 1984-current; Washington Post 1987-current.  You will need your Bethel Library Card number.
A variety of resources are available for children, teens, and adults including Newsstand (newspapers), Associated Press Photo Archive, Power Search, Science Resource Center and more.
Trusted by generations of healthcare providers, PDR delivers innovative health knowledge products and services that support prescribing decisions and patient adherence to improve health.

History and Genealogy

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Includes US Federal Census records; birth, marriage, and death records; immigration records including passenger lists; Civil War pension lists; social security index; obituaries and more.
“Our reference staff assists a steady stream of genealogists, historians, students, state employees, attorneys, environmental researchers, and others in search of historical information about our state and the people who have lived in it.”
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