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Akron Beacon Journal Collection by NewsBank
Akron Beacon Journal Collection

Explore Akron history through local news, events, and people with this collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

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America's News by NewsBank
America's News

Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people, and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device. 

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Explora for Public Libraries

Easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books.

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Fold 3

Fold 3 provides convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

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iNDIEFLIX
iNDIEFLIX

We stream classic and contemporary features, award-winning shorts, film festival favorites and documentaries from around the world. Explore thought-provoking, well-known and undiscovered content. We work directly with young up-and-coming filmmakers from all walks of life to seasoned professionals paying them for every minute watched. This is a Libby extra and is accessed with your Barberton Library card. 

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Qello
Qello

Stream the world's largest collection of on-demand full-length music performances, concert films, and music documentaries. Qello Concerts transforms your connected devices into the ultimate live music concert film experience. Give your favorite headliners a standing ovation from the best seat in the house anywhere, anytime!

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Great Courses
The Great Courses

The Great Courses Library Collection video streaming service is brought to you by The Great Courses—the leading global media brand for lifelong learning and personal enrichment. This collection includes more than 250 courses, led by the world’s top experts, covering a broad range of subjects, such as science, mathematics, philosophy, history, literature, fine arts and music, travel, business, and personal development.

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