The Vermont Online Library can be used to search for magazine articles and other information, some of which is in full text. This resource may be used anywhere in Vermont, no login is required! Want to use it on your mobile device? There is also an App available for use on Apple and Android devices - get it by going here.
There are databases for adults, teens, children, business people, and those searching for medical information. Some of the magazine article available in full text are from Time, Newsweek, Consumer Reports & Glamour just to name a few!
Universal Class, an online continuing education program, is available to Dorothy Alling Library patrons at no cost! There are over 500 classes available in many subject areas such as arts and crafts, medical skills, finance, genealogy, personal care, animal care, career development and more! Each person is welcome to enroll in up to five courses at one time and will have up to six months to finish each course. Every course has a real instructor that can be communicated with via email. To use, simply go to Universal Class and enter in the full barcode number on your library card.
Make learning a new language part of your life with Mango. The Friends of the Dorothy Alling Library are pleased to sponsor an online language-learning product named Mango. This free service is available to all DAML cardholders. Pick from 71 languages as well as 21 ESL (English as a second language) courses, movies in other languages and specialty courses.
Pick a basic course to quickly learn basic words and phrases or a complete course to move beyond the basics! You will need Internet Explorer 10.0+, Firefox 25.0+, Safari 6.0.5+ or Chrome 31.0+, Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or higher and speakers on your computer. There are also apps available for iPad's, iPhone's and Androids. See the support page on the Mango site for help in addressing any concerns.
Ready to start learning? Simply click here or on the Mango logo and enter your DAML card number.
We are happy to now offer Zinio for Libraries! DAML patrons may now browse, checkout and read magazines in a browser or via a mobile app. Once a magazine is checked out it may be be kept as long as you wish. All you need to get started is your valid Dorothy Alling Memorial Library card. To start click on this link to create a login: "Create New Account" . We recommend watching this short tutorial: Using Zinio for Libraries. Zinio for Libraries, the world's largest newsstand, offers full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps. Your library's collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits.
The Global Road Warrior database covers 175 countries and addresses 22 categories of interest to travelers, including business culture, communications, demographics, money and banking, points of interest, security, society and culture, tips for businesswomen, transportation, and travel essentials. It also includes maps and photographs. No access code required.
Check out AtoZ World Travel, a comprehensive, informative and fun travel database offering free and exclusive tourist and culture information on more than 160 (and growing!) of the top travel destinations in North America and around the globe! No access code is required.
Dorothy Alling Library offers two options to download books from our website. Overdrive, a product of the Green Mountain Library Consortium (GMLC) and OneClickDigital from the Vermont Department of Libraries (VTLib). Together there are over 10,000 titles available with more added on a regular basis. You will need your Dorothy Alling Library card number to download a book.
Part of the Vermont online Library, Chilton offers their online repair database and service manuals for most makes and models of cars. All you need is your library card to use this great resource for free!
HeritageQuest Online provides libraries with a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. Beginning or professional genealogists can now use this powerful online library, with original page images and indexes for all documents. Accessible from anywhere with your DAML library barcode!
The Consumer Reports Online database contains the complete text of all articles and product recalls in the 12 regular monthly issues of Consumer Reports magazine, the 12 monthly issues of two newsletters, Consumer Reports Travel Letter and Consumer Reports on Health.
Consumer Reports publishes results of tests on products ranging from major purchases such as automobiles and appliances to everyday items, such as foods and cleaning supplies. Test reports include brand-name ratings and Consumers Union's recommendations. Goods and services covered include: appliances, automobiles, electronics, foods, health, home, personal, travel and more.
Consumer Reports Online is only available via the adult computers. Please ask at the Circulation Desk to have a staff member login.The Library also has the Consumer Reports magazine available for in-house use only. It is shelved in the Reference/Adult Computer room. Click here to see a listing of the issues available.