Coos Bay Public Library
SEARCHING THE WEB
Web links used by the Coos Bay Library Reference staff!
To view complete information you must register (free) with the NYT.
HOW-TO’S & RESOURCES ONLINE
INDEXES and DIRECTORIES OF WEB SITES
Newsletter Archive – 2005 – 2012
Novelist – an excellent resource for fiction readers. When you can’t remember a title or you’re looking for similar books use this!
Morningstar - an investment research center
- In-house – for users accessing from inside the Coos Bay Public Library (you will need to enable pop-ups in your browser).
- From home – for users accessing from outside the library building (you will need to enable pop-ups in your browser).
For more databases visit Coastline, the Coos County Library Service District website. Some resources require your library card barcode number to access from home.
- Auto Repair Reference Center – Extensive collection of automotive reference data
- Heritage Quest- genealogy research for Library users
- HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS - a list of all the local newspapers that are available through the public libraries in Coos County.
- Sanborn Maps – 695 large-scale maps of 176 Oregon towns
- Gale and Infotrac databases – an extensive collection of databases covering everything from kiddie resources to acadamia. Even culinary and gardening interests are covered!
This literacy program is part of Oregon Literacy, which has as its goal to facilitate the highest quality literacy services for adult learners. The program is run completely by volunteers.
To request a tutor or to volunteer, contact Mary Adams, 888-4328.
TALKING BOOK & BRAILLE SERVICES
To enhance the quality of life for print-disabled Oregonians through reading. TBABS is committed to deliver, in partnership with libraries and other agencies, the best possible library service to all eligible Oregonians.
What Is TBABS? (http://www.tbabs.org/OSL/TBABS/about_us.shtml).
Patron Handbook (http://www.oregon.gov/OSL/TBABS/handbook.shtml)Services:
- To access the online catalog (http://tbabs.osl.state.or.us/catalog/).
- descriptive video catalog – (http://www.oregon.gov/OSL/TBABS/videos.shtml#Descriptive_Video_Catalog).
WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS IS NOW AVAILABLE
Free wireless access to the Internet is now available for library patrons who have their own computer equipment and wireless modems. Please see our FREE WIRELESS ACCESS TO THE INTERNET for using wireless.