Explore: Learning & Research

Local history? Ancestry? Access to newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, and more? We’ve got that! Use the links below to begin your exploration and research. To access some of these websites, you’ll see to sign in with your Blake Memorial Library patron ID and/or password.
Please contact us if you need assistance with sign-in!
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Research Corinth/Topsham Local History ›
Click here to explore the library’s local history resources.

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Research Your Family History ›
Heritage Quest is administered by Ancestry.com, the popular online family research tool.

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Research Any Topic With VOL ›
This massive database provides access to scholarly journals newspapers & magazines on a myriad of subjects: everything from art to gardening to terrorism.

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Universal Class for Libraries ›
Classes in Alternative Medicine, Financial Management, History, Math, Test Preparation, Writing, and just about everything in between.

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Research Vermont History ›
This vast website has sections on old photographs, archaeology, museum collections, genealogy, women’s history, publishing and much more.

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Vermont Department of Libraries ›
This website has lots of useful links.

America’s Historic Newspaper Pages ›
Search America’s historic newspapers from 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

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Explore American Culture Here ›
On this website, use ‘search’ to find over 14 million items from libraries, archives, and museums. DPLA offers ‘fresh perspectives on history, culture and literature.’

LearningExpress Library
LearningExpress Library provides a comprehensive selection of academic and career-related solutions available in one platform. It includes skill-building in reading, writing, math, and science, college admissions exams, occupational licensing tests, workplace skills improvement, career exploration, and much more. The subscription includes Job & Career Accelerator, a job and career platform where job seekers can explore occupations, find career matches based on interests and skills, search for jobs and internships, search for scholarships, write winning resumes and much more. Also included is computer Skills Center, where one can learn the fundamentals of using a computer, the Internet and popular software applications with these self-paced, easy-to-use online tutorials —in beginner to advanced levels.

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