Digital Resources

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OverDrive icon Overdrive eBooks & Audiobooks
Download audio, eBooks, comics & graphic novels to computers, tablets and other mobile devices.


Flipster iconFlipster (EBSCO)
Enjoy digital magazines from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Download the Flipster app and browse and checkout magazines all from within the app.


Hoopla (Midwest Tape)Hoopla icon
With hoopla digital, patrons can borrow, instantly stream and download free movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks, ebooks, and comics with a valid library card.


Lynda.com (LinkedIn)Lynda.com icon
Learn business, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals using these free video courses on the latest software, taught by industry experts. Both in-library and remote users must enter their library card number and PIN to access Lynda.com


Universal Class (RBdigital)Universal Class icon
With your PLYMC Library Card, you have access to FREE instructor-led online courses on many subjects, from academic skills to hobbies to general interest, with continuing education credits certified by the IACET.


Tales of the Mahoning and Shenango Valleystales-mahoning-shenango-valley-icon 
Listen to recordings of the broadcasts created by the Industrial Information Institute and originally aired over the radio in the 1950s!


BookFlix iconBookFlix (Scholastic)
For students in grades PreK–3, it pairs classic storybooks with related nonfiction titles to reinforce early reading skills and develop essential real world knowledge using animation, audio, and interactive games.


Highlights Library iconHighlights Library (Highlights)
More than 2,500 fiction and nonfiction digital stories and videos on topics such as animals, science, sports, and social emotional learning. Nurtures optimism and a love of reading. Includes read aloud feature and Lexile reading levels.


Digital Video Collection iconDigital Video Collection (INFOhio)
Streaming educational videos supporting all curriculum areas and Ohio’s Learning Standards. Segmented and downloadable, most include teacher guides. Can be shown in classrooms or at home


EBSCO eBook Collection icon EBSCO eBook Collection (EBSCO)
More than 3,000 Open Access or public domain eBooks. Sources include Project Gutenberg, Generic NL Freebook Publisher, and Air University Press.


EBSCO Open Dissertations iconEBSCO Open Dissertations (EBSCO)
This resource now includes the content from American Doctoral Dissertations. It is a free database with records for more than 1.2 million electronic theses and dissertations from around the world.


Gale Directory Library iconGale Directory Library (Gale)
This resource has specialized directories on companies, publishers, associations, media and more. Because each library system creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different library systems.


Gale eBooks iconGale eBooks (Gale)
Find here encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.  Because each library system creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different library systems.


Explore high quality research and consumer databases on our ONLINE RESOURCES page »


American Memory iconAmerican Memory (website)
Primary source materials for U.S. history and culture from the Library of Congress.


DPLA iconDPLA – Digital Public Library of America (website)
The DPLA offers a single point of access to millions of items–photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more–from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States.


Google Books iconGoogle Books (website)
A service from Google which provides access to full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database


HathiTrust iconHathiTrust (website)
HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.


Internet Archive iconInternet Archive (website)
Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.


Library of Congress iconLibrary of Congress Digital Collections (website)
Digitized materials from the Library of Congress such as: books, drawings, film, manuscripts, newspapers, photographs, maps, and much more.


Ohio Memory (website)Ohio Memory icon
This online scrapbook brings together primary source materials, such as letters and diaries, from more than 330 archives, historical societies, libraries, and museums around the state.

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