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MAIN 541-917-7580
2450 14th Avenue SE, Albany, OR 97322
Monday - Wednesday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday & Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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302 Ferry Street SW, Albany, OR 97321
Monday-Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Young Adult Links

Careers and colleges

Essay contests

Homework help

Humanities

Magazines/E-zines

Music & Movies

Science and health

Social sciences

Schools

Databases and library resources

 

Careers and colleges

  • Vocations and Careers – provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

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Essay and other contests

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Homework help

Chat with a librarian on Answerland to find the answers to your questions.

OSLIS – Oregon School Library Information System

  • InfoTrac Junior Edition – Now with over 330 titles, this periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school.
  • InfoTrac Student Edition – With over 1100 titles, this periodical database is designed for high-school students; includes access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books.

Homework Hint: Need a magazine or journal article for your research?  Use one of the InfoTrac databases above to find one.

Junior Reference Collection – online reference for homework and research; designed for middle school and junior high students

 

Student Resources in Context – The ultimate in homework help; includes selection of reference, thousands of full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary documents, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips and podcasts.

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Humanities

  • Albany WorldCat – Find books and articles in libraries around the world with a local interface.
  • Literary Index – Index to authors and their writings; good resource for obscure authors.
  • NoveList Plus – Your guide to what to read and what to read next. If you like to read, read this.
  • Pronunciator - Want extra practice with your Spanish or French?  Use this database to have fun learning a language.  Supports 75 languages.

For more about books and reading, please visit the Young Adult Books page.

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Magazines/E-Zines

 

  • General OneFile – Database of popular periodicals – a good starting point for homework and research.
  • Popular Magazines – Features full-text coverage of 1,000 of the most searched magazines.

Magazine Hint: You can read Teen Vogue, Seventeen, Ride BMX, Game Developer and literally hundreds of other magazines online in the above databases.  Use Popular Magazines and General OneFile for fun stuff and Academic OneFile for school research.

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Music & Movies

 

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Science and health

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Social sciences

 

Homework Hint: Can’t find what you’re looking for?  Ask a librarian!  When the library’s open come to a Reference Desk, call us at 541-917-7580, or email us at AskAlbany@cityofalbany.net.  If you need help after hours leave us a message or chat online with a librarian 24/7 through Answerland.

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Schools

Greater Albany Public Schools

Calapooia Middle School

North Albany Middle

Memorial Middle

Timber Ridge School

South AHS

Oregon Virtual Academy ~ ORVA

West AHS

Albany Online

Albany Options

Connections Academy

LBCC

OSU K-12 online

OSU

West Lane Tech

JobCorps

 UO

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Databases & Resources

Summer Reading Program Schedule

Marionette Troupe

Library Youth Volunteers

Books

Anime & Manga

Albany Volunteer Opportunities

Academic OneFile – Peer reviewed database of academic type journals.

POWERSEARCH

148,000,000 documents (scholarly and magazine article, newspaper articles, reviews and much more)

Student Resources in Context – Selection of reference, thousands of full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary documents, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips and podcasts.

NEW! Opposing Viewpoints – Pro and con viewpoints on current social issues.

Learning Express Library – GED tests; Computer tutorials; vocational tests; PRAXIS, SAT and many, many more.

Discovering Collection – Assists students to get the “whole picture” on any curriculum topic.

Junior Reference Collection – eReference materials that will support many homework assignments.

Info Trac Student Edition – With over 1100 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for high-school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books.

Pronunciator - Language program to learn 75 different languages, including English as a second language. Taking a trip? Get ready with Pronunciator.
NoveList and NoveList K-8 – Your guide to what to read and what to read next. If you like to read, read this. Literary Index – Research authors, get a list of their titles, find citation information for reviews.

US History in Context – Comprehensive, contextual, media-rich search results.


Vocations & Careers – Providing content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

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