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Ancestry Library

Ancestry Library

A comprehensive genealogy and local history online resource, Ancestry Plus covers 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases. It includes the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, and Passenger and Immigration Lists Index. Access is available at designated terminals only.

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Mitchell

Mitchell

Provides step-by-step instructions for repairing both domestic and import car and truck models. Features part figures and wiring diagrams for both current and vintage models. Special features include the Estimator for parts and labor costs, a Maintenance Service Log, as well as Technical Service and Recall Bulletins.

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Library Databases

Britannica Online

Britannica Online

Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a global educational publisher with products that promote knowledge and learning. We provide timely, relevant, and trustworthy information and instructional products used in schools, universities, homes, libraries, and workplaces throughout the world.

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College Source Online

College Source Online

College Source Online is a virtual library covering 37,519 college catalogs and over 31, 500,000-course descriptions. Full catalogs with cover-to-cover, original page format with 2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional and international schools are available. It also provides links to test preparation sites, educational and library professional associations, career resources, financial aid resources, and links to state departments of education.

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GaleNet

GaleNet

Gale offers a variety resources for education, lifelong learning, and academic research. Whether you are looking for peer-reviewed articles; full-text magazines, newspapers, and eBooks; primary source documents; and videos or podcasts, Gale puts the right vetted content and tools at your fingertips!

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MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus is a comprehensive source of information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Pre-formulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

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TexShare Databases

TexShare Databases

The TSEL is a program of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. This resource contains links to TexShare databases with many areas of interest including: general information and periodicals, homework and education, history and genealogy, health and medical, business resources, and books and literature. The TSEL contains over 70 online resources selected exclusively for the Laredo Public Library, including resources in Spanish.

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Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection

Gonzalez de la Garza Genealogy Collection

Genealogical cardfile of approximately 270,000 cards compiled by Rudolfo Gonzalez de la Garza representing thousands of families of Southern Texas and Northern Mexico. The cardfile is in the Laredo Public Library. This collection is being published as images become available.

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Affordable Colleges

Affordable Colleges

Avoiding college debt is not easy. The American higher education system has seen tuition climb steeply, with seemingly no end in sight. Accounting for inflation, the average yearly cost of attending school has more than doubled since 1963, up to over $20,000 per year. We offer a number of informative pages to help you find the best path to your education.

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