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Ancestry Library Edition
NEW - Delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Ancestry Library Edition brings the world's most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library.

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BookFlixNEW - Brought to you by the Friends of the Paris Public Library, BookFlix by Scholastic offers an online literacy resource that pairs animated stories with real world concepts for early readers up to 3rd grade.
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Comics PlusNEW -Comics Plus is a digital platform offering thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga to readers, exclusively through school, public, and academic libraries. 
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Driving Tests.org
Driver education program with 10 car practice tests, 5 motorcycle practice tests, 3 CDL (Commercial driver's License) practice tests, 3 online driver's manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), and a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

Gale Virtual Reference LibraryWith electronic reference books from Gale and their publishing partners, researchers can instantly access thousands of eBooks on virtually any subject. These trusted, authoritative reference works are available 24/7.
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Miss Humblebee’s Academy

Help prepare your preschooler for kindergarten and beyond by introducing key concepts in math, science, social studies, language, literacy, art and music. Miss Humblebee’s Academy is the only online solution that helps children learn while having fun AND provides parents with tools to measure their child’s progress. 

NewsBankGain access to tens of millions of articles from local, state, regional, national, and international historical newspapers and other news sources.

America's Newspapers
Search current and archived local, state and national full-text articles on issues, events, business, government, sports and more with over 1,700 newspapers and other news sources including the Dallas Morning News (8/12/84-Current), Paris News (11/30/2000-Current), Fort Worth Star-Telegram (12/1/90-Current), and USA Today (7/1/87-Current).

Paris News (11/30/2000-Current)
Search full-text articles including local and state news covering issues and events, people, business, sports and more from 11/30/2000-Current.

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-tp-find content from the mid 1900s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.

Texas Historical Newspapers
Search Texas historical archives including articles from the Austin Republican, Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Morning Register, San Antonio Express and more.
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The Paris Public Library has a subscription to EBSCO's Novelist - a website designed to allow readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors and titles of interest. Users can also learn more about books and authors through Feature Articles, Book Discussion Guides, and BookTalks.
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OverdriveDownloadable eBooks, audiobooks and more on your computer, mobile device, iPod or eBook reader. Available 24/7 from your library's website. All you need is an internet connection and a library card. Automatic return. No late fees. Variety of subjects. Separate sections for kids and teens.

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TexShareDatabases by TexShare offer authoritative, full-text articles from verifiable, subscription-only sources. Every search yields results you won't see anywhere else. Also including Learning Express, a valuable tool for career development and job seeking with practice tests (GED, SAT, firefighting, EMS, health care, and many more).


A collection of e-books from the E-Read Texas Unlimited Collection, including popular non-fiction such as travel, nutrition and health, and gardening, along with adult and young adult fiction. Accessible anywhere in Texas.

Book Connections

Resources about children's and young adult books from TeachingBooks, including exclusive Meet-the-Author movies and recordings, book trailers, and Reader’s Advisory to help you choose the right book.

Chilton Library

ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models.

Credo Complete Core Collection

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from over one thousand full-text encyclopedias, subject handbooks, and current events resources, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

First Search

FirstSearch delivers precise, full-featured searching of WorldCat, the largest database of library bibliographic information. It enables people to find authoritative content in every format from library collections worldwide.

Gale Databases

 From student favorites like Gale In Context suite to our flagship InfoTrac databases, we offer dozens of powerful research platforms to put vetted sources right at your users fingertips.

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

OVIC is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of todays hottest social issues. Topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, and audio files.

Gale In Context: Science

Science In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of todays most significant science topics.

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

provides access to medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books and pamphlets. The database is designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

HeritageQuest Online

 HeritageQuest® Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. Powered by Ancestry® with more than 4.4 billion records and coverage dating back to the 1700s.

Job and Career Accelerator

 A job search and career exploration resource with more than 1,100 occupations, sample resumes and cover letters, current job and internship postings, and guidance on preparing for and getting a job.

LearningExpress Library

 A collection of interactive tutorials, practice tests, articles, flash cards and e-books patrons can use to improve academic skills in reading, writing, math and science as well as prepare for high-stakes exams.

Legal Forms

 Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others.

Recursos Para Hispanohablantes

A center for native Spanish speakers to learn basic academic skills including how to prepare for the GED en Espanol, Herramientas de aprendizaje, carrera y ciudadan en espanol.

SciTech Collection

 The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.


 TeachingBooks.net -- Bring to life childrens and YA books with video trailers, author interviews, discussion questions, and much more. Great for book clubs, choosing books, and homework help!

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps

Digital Sanborn Maps provides digital access to 2118 large-scale maps of 436 Texas towns and cities, including Dallas, Houston, Austin, El Paso, Fort Worth, and San Antonio.

Twentieth-Century American Poetry

 This unparalleled collection includes some 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song.

Twentieth-Century English Poetry

A collection of more than 600 volumes of poetry by 283 poets from 1900 to the present day, including W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy, Wilfred Owen, Thom Gunn, Fleur Adcock, Paul Muldoon, Tony Harrison, Benjamin Zephaniah and Carol Ann Duffy, and incorporating the poets in The Faber Poetry Library.

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