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eBOOKS, eAUDIOBOOKS & VIDEOS

Libby, by Overdrive
Get the super-easy to use Libby app for your phone or tablet! Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines instantly and for free.

OverDrive
Through the free service Overdrive, the C/WMARS digital catalog offers eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagaznes that you can download to your Android, Apple, or Kindle.

Hoopla
Borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Storrs Library Patrons are limited to 10 Hoopla check-outs per calendar month.

RBDigital
RBdigital Magazines, the world’s largest newsstand, offers full-color digital magazines for any time, 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.

Kanopy
Kanopy is a dedicated video streaming service featuring over 30,000 films including independent and world cinema, documentaries, instructional films, T.V. series and many other genres. The videos can be viewed on a range of devices by downloading the appropriate app. Storrs Library cardholders can stream up to 12 titles per month.

NoveList Plus
Need some ideas on what novels to read? This reader’s advisory tool will help. Search award and prize booklists by genre; search by plot, title, or author to find similar books; browse books by subject; explore fiction through genres and subcategories; read reviews, descriptions and articles; etc. Records from your search are linked to the CW/MARS library catalog. Novelist home access: Sign in with your library card number and PIN.

Research

Consumer Reports
Get unbiased ratings and reviews for 9000+ products and services from Consumer Reports Online, plus trusted advice and in-depth reporting on what matters most. Patron can access this service using their Storrs Library Card and Pin.

Gale Online Resources
Gale PowerSearch is a platform that offers comprehensive access to authoritative reference, periodical and primary source information.

Massachusetts Municipal Guide 2019  A listing of municipalities sorted by county, federal program contacts, selected state offices including the Massachusetts State House of Representatives and the Massachusetts State Senate and U.S. Congress.

 

Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition
ProQuest has partnered with ancestry.com to create Ancestry Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today with unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom. In-library use only.

Heritage Quest Online
HeritageQuest Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content.

Education

Mango Languages
Learn a new language with this interactive database that provides step by step lesson plans for over 60 languages, 17 ESL courses, over 20 specialty courses, and language learning through full length foreign films and mobile apps. Winner of a 2015 Platinum Modern Library Award. Mobile apps are available. Remote access for Storrs library cardholders only

News

NewsBank
NewsBank provides public libraries with Web-based access to tens of millions of articles and video clips from local, state, regional, national and international news sources.

The New York Time Online
Redeem code for 72 hours of free unlimited article access anytime, anywhere on NYTimes.com and in the NYT app.