If you're not sure where to begin your research, you've come to the right place. Check these library resources, staff-selected websites and local event listings to find high-quality information.
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Whether you are starting a new business, expanding the one you have, or trying to stay on top of trends and opportunities, we have business resources to help. Dig into our extensive business resources and check out our blog posts about the best ones found in the library and online.
Some of our favorite programs, books, services and more for those who are new to computers, need to develop technology skills or want to read about the latest scientific developments.
Go beyond the headlines. Dig deeper into what's happening around the world and closer to home.
Get help eating local, start your own food cart, make the most of your garden plot, or just find something easy to make for dinner. Let's eat!
Databases, vital records and histories to help with family and local history.
The web is brimming with health information, but how do you know if it's reliable, current and relevant to your specific needs? We have selected resources in this section to help you find information from well-respected sources, with an emphasis on those from our local community. In this...
"Help! I can't use Wikipedia!" The resources listed below come from trusted sources that you and your teachers can cite with confidence. All you need to access these resources from school or home is a Multnomah County library card number and password/PIN (usually the last four digits of...
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Money is complicated. From budgets, to debt, to buying a home or paying for college, there are endless questions to answer and choices to make. The library is here to help you find effective, unbiased information to take care of your money and personal finances. ...