Cypress Resume

Cypress Resume is an online resume and cover letter builder. It enables users to create very basic, but professional looking resumes in three steps, and it also automates simple cover letters and reference sheets. Although it’s best practice to save resumes and cover letters created with Cypress Resume to a USB drive, Google Drive, or … Continued

Driving Tests

(Driving-Tests.org / free access) Driving-Tests.org offers Massachusetts RMV handbooks and practice tests for those preparing to take the learner’s permit exam.

Evaluating Resources

(UC Berkeley / free access) The University of California Berkeley has created a useful guide to conducting research using primary sources, including information about how to evaluate sources.

Foreign Service Journal Archive

(Foreign Service Association / free access) The Foreign Service Journal covers foreign affairs from an insider’s perspective, providing thought-provoking articles on international issues, the practice of diplomacy, and the US Foreign Service.

General OneFile

(Gale / funded by MBLC and MLS) A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social sciences, sports, technology, and many general-interest topics. Includes millions of full-text articles, updated daily.

Heritage Quest Online

(ProQuest / funded by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners) Discover where your American past begins with this comprehensive collection of genealogical sources. It features US federal census records, local and family histories, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank records, memorials and petitions to the U.S. Congress, and the Periodical Source Index (PERSI) article citations from … Continued

In Context: Biography

(Gale / funded by MBLC and MLS) In Context: Biography¬†is an engaging experience for those seeking contextual information on the world’s most influential people. Organized into a user-friendly portal experience, it merges Gale’s authoritative reference content, including¬†Lives & Perspectives, with periodicals and multimedia. Users can browse to find people based on occupation, role, or historical … Continued

In Context: Middle School

(Gale / funded by MBLC and MLS) Designed for students in middle school to access information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, and sports.