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Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more.




Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.


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 How-to video directory
Have you ever wanted to know how to make Challah bread the old fashioned way? Try out Videojug, voted best online video site of 2007 by OVGuide. They call themselves “the world’s most comprehensive library of free factual video content online.”
The video quality is much better than what you find on YouTube and is generally edited decently well. 

In keeping with our commitment to environmental consciousness, EBSCO proudly offers GreenFILE, a freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with well-researched but accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE will serve as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. GreenFILE’s initial release will include A&I for more than 600 titles, including comprehensive coverage – from to volume 1, issue 1 to present – for Bioscience (back to 1964), Conservation Biology (back to 1987), i>Journal of Ecology (back to 1913) and Journal of Environmental Planning & Management (back to 1948). The total number of records is approximately 295,000, and full text is provided for more than 4,600 records from open access titles.

Note: Be sure to set a bookmark for This link takes you directly to the GreenFILE database.

  Reader's Advisory

 Mid-Continent Public Library's Reader's Advisory


 "What's Next"  Database of  Kent District Library


 A Citizen's Guide to Massachusetts State Services is the official benefits website of the U.S. government, with information on over 1,000 benefit and assistance programs


 Podunk: ePodunk provides in-depth information about more than 46,000 communities around the country, from Manhattan to

Los Angeles, Pottstown to Podunk. Our listings also include geocoded information about thousands of parks, museums, historic sites, colleges, schools and

other places across America.


Have a legal question?   Ask a Law Librarian!                 

Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries



This site provides vital services and free resources for patients and families affected by

mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers



Tax Forms 


On January 1, 2005, the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities launched the Mass Moments project—a daily almanac of Massachusetts history.

Throughout 2005, radio listeners and Internet users will find a different story every day about events and people in the recorded history of Massachusetts.



MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together, by health topic, authoritative information from NLM,

the National Institutes of Health (NIH), other government, non-profit and other health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy

access to the medical research literature. It also provides you with a database of full-text drug information and an illustrated medical encyclopedia.



The Mesothelioma Group provides well-researched and accurate information about mesothelioma and its treatment. Their resource section provides

valuable information about specialists who treat mesothelioma and where to find available support groups........Dr. Nanette Lavoie-Vaughan



Mesothelioma Guide is your trusted ally in the fight against asbestos-related cancer. Our comprehensive guide includes up-to-date information about

living with mesothelioma, top doctors and treatment options.



  Welcome to Mesothelioma Help Now
We are here to educate and support mesothelioma patients and their families. Research has shown the more you know about a disease, the better prepared

you'll be to cope with everything that comes your way. So, let's learn, share, and take action together.



Used News Rumor, Humor and Media Analysis


- Promoting Energy Efficiency Across New England 

The Medical Library Association finds the following web sites particularly useful (sites are listed in alphabetical, NOT ranked, order):

The Consumer and Patient Health Information Section (CAPHIS) of MLA evaluates web sites based on the following criteria: credibility, sponsorship/authorship, content, audience, currency, disclosure, purpose, links, design, interactivity, and disclaimers.

   Online Services from The Official Website of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Town of Belchertown's Official Homepage

Belchertown Community Referrals

Privacy Education  Protecting your privacy can be complicated in our technology-driven world.  PeopleSmart is committed to privacy education and awareness. To make it as easy as possible, we've compiled these educational resources, privacy tips, and a list of actions you can take to increase your protection.


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