Research

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All Augusta County Library locations provides staff to assist you with your information needs.

We can also point you in the direction of some reliable online resources. See the links below to get started using our library databases or to find authoritative websites that might be of help.

 


Library Resources:

Need homework help or some reliable information for your paper that’s due tomorrow? Be sure to check out our Literati Reference database for credible, authoritative resources. Free from any internet computer with a valid ACL library card.

  • Ancestry

    For our genealogists out there! You can have free access to our library subscription when you visit any ACL location. Discover long lost relatives, look at original documents, and find out more about your family.

  • BRCC Library Catalog

    LINC, the online catalog of Blue Ridge Community College, contains bibliographic records for items in the general, reference, periodical and audiovisual collection.  Use the full catalog link for advanced searches and to manage your library account.


Government Resources:

A project of the Library of Congress, the American Memory site is a digital archive of “written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience”.

The Nation’s Record Keeper has many online collections that highlight written and photographic documents that illustrate our country’s history.

The DPLA is a portal that “brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science.”

For in depth examination of our country’s population, there is no better source for demographics than the US Census and the American Factfinder.

Reputable health information from PubMed. Learn about a diagnosis, symptoms, and treatments.

What’s going on in Congress? Track bills and see what your representatives are up to.


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