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

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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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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.’

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.

Peterson’s Test and Career Prep›

Access career certification exams, and vocational test prep tools for nursing, law enforcement, real estate, teaching, trucking, and more. It also offers standardized test preparation, undergraduate and graduate program research, tuition assistance information, and career advice, as well as help with resumes and cover letters.