Madison County Public Library

Research

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America’s News — With current content and deep archives from more than 3,500 U.S. news sources, it is useful for exploring a diverse range of popular topics including business, health, politics, entrepreneurship, careers, and much more, America’s News: 2021 Edition features national, regional and local news content that delivers multiple perspectives on practically any issue, person, or event in the news.

America’s Obituaries and Death Notices — Search more than 63 million obituaries and death notices from over 4,100 U.S. sources. Updated daily, this collection contains valuable genealogical information such as occupation, avocation, education, military service, religious affiliation, family members, colleagues and more. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.

Black Life in America — Black Life in America—a unique digital archive of news media—presents the broad sweep of African American history in ways no textbook or other online resource can match. By offering balanced coverage from diverse sources published from 1704 through present day, this multi-disciplinary resource is crucial for the study and interpretation of historical and current events.

Explora Public Libraries — Explora is a user-friendly search tool that offers access to thousands of magazine and journal articles on a wide range of topics for both students and lifelong learners.

Explora Middle & HS — Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with age-appropriate content for middle and high school learners with an easy-to-use interface and great accessibility tools, including translation and text to sound.

Gale in Context: Elementary — Gale In Context: Elementary meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through grade 5, with age-appropriate content from magazines, newspapers, and more.

Heritage Hub — Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images.

Madison EagleSearch full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and archived issues of the Madison County Eagle. 2008 to present. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.


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    Monday: 10am to 5pm
    Tuesday: 10am to 8pm
    Wednesday: 10am to 5pm
    Thursday: 10am to 8pm
    Friday: 10am to 5pm
    Saturday: 10am to 2pm

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    info@madisoncountyvalibrary.org

    540-948-4720

    402 N. Main Street
    P.O. Box 243
    Madison, VA 22727

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