Featured Resources

A to Z: The USA

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A to Z: the USA contains more than 115 country-based articles and 115 state articles for each of the 50 U.S. states, five US territories, and the District of Columbia. This resource covers the country’s people, history, economy, geography, symbols, culture, and society. 

A to Z: World Culture

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A to Z: World Culture provides information about world history, cultures, languages, foods, religions, and much more. With this resource, you'll find 174 Country Culture Guides covering more than 60 topics each. 

A to Z: World Travel

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A to Z: World Travel is a comprehensive travel resource with information about points of interest, security, transportation, food and recipes, culture, language, and more. It includes 202 World City Travel Guides covering over 67 topics each, plus an additional 56 travel resources.

Ancestry.com

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Ancestry: Library Edition is available on Somerset Public Computers only. This edition offers census, vital, church, court, and immigration records. Use it alongside HeritageQuest for even further genealogical scope. Unlike, Ancestry, HeritageQuest can be accessed from home!

Consumer Reports

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Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit organization that provides ratings and reviews for an array of products ranging from cars, electronics, home appliances, etc. This resource also includes investigative reports that provide trusted information and the latest news in health, food, cars, home, tech and money. With Consumer Reports, you can trust you're making the right buying decision. 

HeritageQuest Online

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HeritageQuest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

NoveList Plus

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NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource. In addition to the fiction database that NoveList has offered, NoveList Plus adds nonfiction to provide a complete solution for readers.  With NoveList Plus, users can find titles, articles, and lists for both fiction and nonfiction.  NoveList Plus also includes audiobook information such as audiobook recommendations and audio samples.

NUWAV Legal Documents

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NUWAV Legal Documents seeks to provides documents that meet the needs of the everyday Citizen. Easily compose documents in categories like Business, Contracts, Landlord/Tenant disputes, Divorce and much, much more. Our Divorce Interview feature guides you step by step through the process, saving gigantic amounts of time and treasure. 

Overdrive

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OverDrive is a free service offered by your library that lets you borrow digital content (like ebooks and audiobooks) anytime, anywhere. Every OverDrive collection is slightly different because every library picks the digital content they want for their users. All you need to get started with free digital content from your library is a library card!

RB Digital Magazines

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RBdigital Magazines, the world's largest newsstand, offers full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps. Your library's collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits.

Tumblebooks

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TumbleBooks is a curated database of children’s e-books. This resource offers more than 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels – a student favorite! There are no check-out times or wait lists: the books are always available, to everyone in your institution!

Universal Class

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UniversalClass offers hundreds of online classes such as: 

  • Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word & Powerpoint)

  • Cooking and Baking

  • Knitting

  • Candle Making

Users will receive actual grades and feedback regarding your performance. Users can also earn a certificate documenting their completion. All courses are self-paced. time.

World Book Online

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World Book Online delivers a progressive sequence of core databases supported by supplemental tools, such as language translation, graphic organizers, and unique Webquests. By breaking down complex topics and using easily understandable text, World Book Online helps to build fluency and increase comprehension.