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Destiny is a great place to to search all materials in our physical and virtual collections.  
  Get the Destiny Discover Chrome extension and our library collections will be
              displayed along with web results every time you search using Google.

Get 24/7/365 access to ebooks for reading and learning.

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   Looking for a book recommendation? Try NoveList



Want facts? Use Tertiary Sources (General Reference)
        Want analysis?  Identify Secondary Sources

                Want insight?  Examine on Primary Sources

Google Books helps you find information located in printed books.  Some of the books are free, while others are available for purchase.

Google Finance is dedicated to stock quotes and financial news.

Google News allows you to customize layout and content to fit your own news needs.

Google Patent Search allows you to search by name, topic, and other identifiers for patents around the world.

Google Scholar searches information related to academic research.

"20 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Search." Google. N. p., 2018. Web. 31 Oct. 2018.

The web is a vast and growing repository of resources, both good and bad.  Researchers may search the web using any number of search engines, and sometimes the search engine you choose matters.  HORIZONTAL Search Engines are designed to seek information across the surface of the web using algorithms known as "crawlers."  Besides Google, you can try:

 Bing   Dogpile   DuckDuckGo   Yahoo!

Internet Archives (including the Wayback Machine)

Specialized search engines search VERTICALLY, diving deep into the web.

Search just blog content.

Look for a forum or message board about a specific subject or topic.

CC Search
Find copyright-free content licensed through the Creative Commons.

Internet Archive 
Search through millions of free books, movies, music and more.  Use the Wayback Machine to pull from historical versions of web sites.

Search the search engines, compiling results from Google, Yahoo! and Bing.

Try this as an alternative to Google Images.  It features unique filters (by color, by orientation, etc.) but does NOT display specific usage rights.

Find academic information more easily. It includes both search and directory browsing.

Look for scientific information including journal content, courseware, patents, educational websites, and more.

Use this reverse image search engine find all instances and original locations for images your using.
Pull i
nformation from the thousands of Wikis collaboratively maintained on the web.

Wolfram Alpha |
Create a free basic accound and use this "unique engine for computing answers" and seeking statistical data.   

Search for science topics across languages.

Search millions of articles related to mathematics, from serials and journals dating as far back as 1826. 


A directory is a human-curated collection of sites related to a particular subject or topic.  The GUIDES on our library page are small directories, though many directories are quite large.  


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Resources useful to parents are scattered throughout our site.  If you are having trouble accessing any of our subscriptions, you can use your child's login information, or contact us for access information.  

Common Sense Media
This collection of resources help parents navigate and determine the media best suited to their teen's needs. Check out their Family Media Agreement and Device Contract.

A Digital Diet: Managing Technology in Tweens and Teens
Technology is a part of our world.  This online article outlines a number of ways in which we can free our teens (and ourselves) from technology obsessions.
This site provides information and next steps for dealing with the mental & emotional health needs of both parents and teens.  Available in Español

P&G Everyday
This corporate sponsored site offers useful and fun articles for parents of teens.  

U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Office of Adolescent Health
This site features tools that will help you start talking with your teens.

This app (available on iTunes or Google Play) is designed to "empower parents to begin a dialogue with their teen on important helath topics and help manage their own health.)

Young Women's Health

"This selection of English and Spanish health guides is specifically targeted towards parents of young women ages 13-22.  Developed in collaboration with the Boston Children's Hospital.

Young Men's Health

This selection of health guides is specifically targeted towards parents of young men ages 13-22. Developed in collaboration with the Boston Children's Hospital.

Miss the old MGHS Resources page?  You can still access it here.

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