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    Need to research a subject? Track your family history? Learn a new skill or language? Pierson Library has you covered.

    Using your library barcode number, you can sign in to our online databases and access millions of documents – quality information that’s safe for the whole family – covering any subject you can dream up.


    Online Databases & Learning Resources

    America’s News (Newsbank)
    Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.

    Vermont News (Newsbank)
    Search a collection of news resources from the state of Vermont.

    America’s Obituaries and Death Notices (Newsbank)
    Each day, America’s Obituaries & Death Notices collects records from more than 3,300 newspapers nationwide, making them available through one fully searchable database. This comprehensive resource features more than 45 million listings—this is about two-thirds of all recent obituaries and death notices published in the United States.

    Access to 100s of online periodicals and academic journals

    A comprehensive collection of American genealogical sources, including primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

    Universal Class
    Provider of online, self-paced continuing education courses (offered free through the State of Vermont)

    Mango Languages
    Learn a New Language!



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