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The World Book Web is a set of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.wbrefcenter150

Access World Book with library card (for Verizon FIOS customers and out-of-state Rhode Islanders)

Colleges and financial aid

Thinking about going to college? Start here as you research.

Mango Languages

Mango is an online language learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Greek, Italian, Russian, and more!

Learning Express

Whatever your goal, Learning Express Library’s resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, 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.

Middle Search Plus

Contains full text for more than 140 popular middle school magazines, as well as thousands of biographies and historical essays. Also includes primary source documents, reference books and an image collection of 341,655 photo, maps and flags.

Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia

Features over 25,000 informative segments of the encyclopedia, with alphabetically arranged articles, illustrations and maps. Updated annually.


MLA Formatting Help

Purdue OWL

This resource, which reflects the MLA Handbook (8thed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.


Generate citations for your Works Cited pages.


For the Younger Set

searchasaurus100Searchasaurus is designed for elementary school students. Contains full text for more than 70 popular elementary school magazines and provides students with encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids.

research_iconClick here for more links to children’s educational resources