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Online Resources

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hoopla

hoopla digital provides online and mobile access to thousands of movies, TV shows, music albums, eBooks, audiobooks and comics. You can borrow, instantly stream and download free dynamic content.

OverDrive

The Hollis Social Library offers downloadable audiobooks and eBooks in cooperation with other New Hampshire libraries through the NH Downloadable Book Consortium. This consortium is curated and funded by the New Hampshire State Library.

NovelistPlus

A fun tool that will help you discover what to read next. Find books, authors, and series that are similar to ones you’ve enjoyed. Explore fiction and nonfiction genres. Print book discussion guides for your book club. List all books in a series, in order.

Business

Business Resources

Content from Business Source Premier and Regional Business News.

Education

Explora Educator’s Edition

Allows educators to search Academic Search Premier, ERIC and the Professional Development Collection quickly and efficiently. It also contains lesson plans, curriculum standards, student tools, and links to useful websites for teachers.

Entertainment

hoopla

hoopla digital provides online and mobile access to thousands of movies, TV shows, music albums, eBooks, audiobooks and comics. You can borrow, instantly stream and download free dynamic content.

Novelist K-8Plus

A subset of NovelistPlus for the Kindergarten through Grade 8 crowd.

NovelistPlus

A fun tool that will help you discover what to read next. Find books, authors, and series that are similar to ones you’ve enjoyed. Explore fiction and nonfiction genres. Print book discussion guides for your book club. List all books in a series, in order.

OverDrive

The Hollis Social Library offers downloadable audiobooks and eBooks in cooperation with other New Hampshire libraries through the NH Downloadable Book Consortium. This consortium is curated and funded by the New Hampshire State Library.

Foreign Language

Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online offers a comprehensive language-learning platform. With this flexible program, you can quickly and easily learn new languages using our wide variety of courses and activities. Transparent Language Online offers over 100 languages and is constantly growing.

Genealogy

Heritagequest

An excellent source of genealogical information. Research aids help you to begin, use the census data, and go beyond the basics of genealogical research. Heritagequest contains information from the 1790-1940 US census, city directories, the Social Security death index, veteran’s records, and much more

General

NHU-PAC

The combined catalog for public libraries and some colleges located in New Hampshire. Search here for items that Hollis Social Library can attempt to get for you via Interlibrary Loan. For best results, change the keyword search to Broad keyword or use the Browse Indexes accessed from the purple bar.

Research

Academic Search Premier

A collection of full text, peer-reviewed journals covering biology, chemistry, engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion and other topics commonly studied in college.

Explora for Adults

Provides reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books, and primary sources such as news videos. Using Explora for Adults, you can search the contents of Academic Search Premier, TOPICsearch, Newspaper Source, Business Source Premier, Masterfile Premier, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source (Consumer Edition), MAS Ultra (School Edition), Greenfile, and Topic Overviews for Public Libraries.

Explora for Elementary School

Replaces Primary Search for grades K-5. It will help you with homework and school projects. It contains complete articles from magazines, books, and an encyclopedia, as well as news videos, pictures and primary sources. In Advanced Search, limit by lexile to find results that are easy for you to read.

Explora for High School

Replaces Student Research Center. It is the place to go for homework help and research. It contains full text articles and pictures from newspapers, encyclopedias, reference books, and magazines, as well as news videos and primary source documents.

Explora for Middle School

Replaces Student Research Center for grades 6-8. It will help you with homework and school projects. It contains complete articles from magazines, books, and an encyclopedia, as well as news videos, pictures and primary sources.

Science

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

An index of magazines, books, and research reports covering librarianship, classification, cataloging, information management, and more.