Hobbies

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.

Agriculture (Gale OneFile)

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Gale OneFile: Agriculture offers more than 600 journal titles focused on agriculture-related fields. In addition, there more than 30 Delmar titles providing in-depth coverage on a variety of agriculture-related topics. This resource also offers exclusive features, including Topic Finder, InterLink, and a mobile-optimized interface that support and enhance the search experience.

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!

Culinary Arts (Gale OneFile)

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Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts offers a smorgasbord of information consisting of more than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit. 

Entrepreneurship

(Gale Business)

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Gale Business: Entrepreneurship is a comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more. Experience an easy-to-browse interface mapped to four key stages—plan, fund, start, and manage—to fit your research needs at any point in your business's development.

Fine Arts (Gale OneFile)

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Gale OneFile: Fine Arts provides 10.4 million articles for students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. More than 250 journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and the Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) index are available in full text.

Gardening and Horticulture (Gale OneFile)

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Gale OnFile: Gardening and Horticulture serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as more than 20 reference titles from Delmar, including Handbook of Flowers; Foliage and Creative Design; Computer Graphics for Landscape Architects; and more. 

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.

Home Improvement

(Gale OneFile)

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The Gale OneFile: Home Improvement puts the research of hobbyists and professionals alike on a solid foundation with more than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others. 

Hospitality and Tourism

(Gale OneFile)

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Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism. The curious traveler will also find a wealth of information, from contents on state parks and information on planning a vacation to full-text travel guides from Fodor's.

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.

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!

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.