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Digital Resources

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Medline Plus: Trusted Health Information for You


The National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health team together to provide access to quality information.

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Metropolitan Museum of Art

Five decades of Met Publications on art history to read, download & search for free.

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Middle Ages Reference Library

Covering the people and events of the middle ages, this resource is helpful to the casual reader and student.

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Middle East Conflict

This encyclopedia covers conflict in the Middle East from the crusades to 2012.

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Mythology and Culture Worldwide: American Mythology

Heroes real and imagined, hauntings, lost cities and more in this exploration of legends in the United States.

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Mythology and Culture Worldwide: Aztec Mythology

Examines the ancient civilizations and peoples of Aztec mythology, to explore and study their religious beliefs and myths.

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Mythology and Culture Worldwide: Chinese Mythology

Looks at the gods and goddesses of Chinese mythology and explains their significance.

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Mythology and Culture Worldwide: Egyptian Mythology

Images from Egyptian mythology are seen today on everyday articles, but what are the stories behind them.

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Newspaper Archives

Search back issues of the Charleston, Beckley, Bluefield, Fayetteville, Morgantown and Weirton digital microfilm. Available dates vary.

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Nonprofits in Our Collection

Explore books owned by the library about running a nonprofit.

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NoveList Plus

Find a new book like one you previously enjoyed, get a discussion guide for your book club and much more.

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NoveList Plus K-8

Find a book to read for fun or a book you’ll like reading for your assignment.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook

Check the trends in growing careers. Explore career information to make decisions or write a paper.

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Hotly debated topics are covered with magazines, journals, book chapters. One stop for students looking at a pro/con paper.

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Oxford Companion to the Bible

Essays on the people, places, events and influences of the Bible.

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Oxford Companion to World Exploration

From pole to pole and around the circumference, Oxford covers the explorers and journeys. 

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Oxford Companion to World Mythology

From Mesopotamia to the Americas, this dictionary looks at the myths, heroes and heroines, legends and lore.

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Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

Bypass the inaccuracy of quotes on the web. Find out which American said it and where.