Vermont Online Library

Vermont Online Websites

We have many useful resources available online from home or from the library.  You can get help writing your resume, learn to speak a foreign language, read the New York Times or help your children with their homework!  Browse the full list using the link below.

Using Gale PowerSearch allows you to search several databases at once.

Basic Powersearch

Click here for a short tutorial on using PowerSearch.

Full List of Gale Resources

Password available at the library

A sampling of available Gale databases (Access any of these sites through the link above) :

Career Transitions

Career Transitions is an online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. It brings together all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career. Career Transitions employs a step-by-step approach to help people: 1) explore new career possibilities; 2) assess their interests and experience; 3) identify ways to improve their prospects, including networking and education; 4) prepare for a job search; and 5) search and apply for jobs.

Small Business Resource Center

Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include; sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites

Powerspeak Languages

Whether you want to learn a language for travel, business, or personal enrichment, Powerspeak Languages is a breakthrough in online language learning. The highly engaging courses utilize an arsenal of progressive language learning methods. Powerspeak Languages is an entertaining and effective way to learn a new language.

General OneFile

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.

Full List of Gale Resources

Password available at the library


Heritage Quest Online

includes all of the images, and extensive indexing, from the 1790 – 1930 U.S. federal censuses. It also includes nearly 8,000 family histories and over 12,000 local histories and more than 250 primary-source documents. More information on Heritage Quest

Heritage Quest

user name:  0DXQCW9KXH (leading charcter is a zero, not the letter O)

Password available at the library

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