Dorothy Alling Memorial Library, your home for lifelong learning

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Small Business Resource Center

icon_sbrcProvides enterprenaurs and small business owners with a one-stop source for all key information needs, including financing, financial planning, business plan creation, market analysis, sales strategy, tax planning and more.

Gale Biography in Context

Gale Biography in Contexticon_biography_rc is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference mm_content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

Career Transitions

icon_career_transitionsDesigned for people in the midst of a career or job change, this product includes resources for discovering, planning and pursuing the next career step: career exploration, resume preparation, tips for finding employment and more!

Powerspeak Languages

powerspeak_iconSelf-paced language instruction in Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, German and English for Spanish speakers.

Kids Infobits

icon_kids_infobitsA database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface,  the most popular search method is moving from a broad subject to a narrower topic using the subject-based topic tree. The curriculum-related, age appropriate, full-text mm_content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. This database covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center

icon_ovrcone-stop source for information on today's hottest social issues. Drawing on acclaimed series published by Greenhaven Press and other Gale imprints, OVRC features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites. New to the database are Lexile reading levels for periodicals and an integrated national and state curriculum standards search with mm_content correlated to the standards.