AskRI is the state’s online reference center. It has resources for all purposes – education, information, and entertainment. Here are some of the most popular and useful services.
Flipster offers an easy, browse-able magazine reading experience. Users can browse magazines by category as well as perform searches for specific periodicals. An online newsstand provides a carousel of the most recent issues, as well as a carousel of all issues allowing for quick access to magazines. The articles are all linked to make reading easy in browser or on a mobile device.
Mango is an online language-learning program that can help patrons learn more than 70 foreign languages including Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Pirate, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Irish, Italian and many more, in an easy-to-learn manner. Mango Languages for Libraries also offers English as a Second Language courses for non-English speakers.
The Online Learning & Enrichment Resources from the RI Office of Library and Information Services is a curated guide to free learning and recreational resources through Rhode Island’s libraries! It includes links to resources based on age, interest and subject. Check out the resources – you are sure to find something you never knew you had at your fingertips.
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