New: Mometrix Test Preparation 
Mometrix is the world’s largest curated collection of educational materials for helping individuals pass high-stakes standardized tests. They offer more than 3,500 products covering over 1,500 different standardized exams, and the database is frequently updated and curated to contain the latest test prep information.

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New: iVOX: Books that move!

iVOX is a children's book app for ages 3-8, which engages and delights curious young minds with the latest in storytelling technology. Part eBook, part audiobook, and part virtual pop-up. Children follow along with the exciting stories while interacting with 3D characters and scenes--immersed in the narrative like never before (no 3D glasses needed!).

How to use iVOX

You must be connected to the internet to use the app.

Download the iVOX app from the Apple or Google Play store.

When prompted, enter your zip code and select your library (Osterville Village Library). Upon selecting your library, the login screen will appear where you will be asked for your Osterville Village Library card number.  Once your card is validated, you will be in the iVOX App’s main area where you can browse, search, and download iVOX Books. If you have any problems logging in, please contact us.

From the homepage bookshelf, choose a book and select “Check Out Now.” Your book will begin downloading immediately.

Once your book opens, a short tutorial will play showing you how to use iVOX. Tap the book cover and it will start playing automatically. A sound effect will let you know when it’s time to turn to the next page; you can do so by selecting the RIGHT ARROW key. To go back a page, press the LEFT ARROW key. You can PAUSE / PLAY the book at any time.

To enhance your viewing experience, move your device UP or DOWN to see the 3D scenes from different angles. You can also pinch and zoom your screen to alter your experience.

To view how much time is remaining on your book, go to the Home Screen (Bookshelf) by tapping the bookshelf button in the upper left corner. From the Home Screen, tap the downloads button to see all your books and how much time is remaining.

Once you complete the book, you can read it again it by tapping the replay button just below the RIGHT arrow key. This will return you to the beginning of the book.

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Gale In Context : Opposing Viewpoints
 

This is a resource that brings together academic articles, audio, videos, opinion essays and primary sources about contemporary controversies and hot topics. Whether you need a balanced view or support for your position, Opposing Viewpoints is the first place to go when you're researching a controversial or contentious issue.
 

 


National Geographic Virtual Library: From its founding in 1888, the National Geographic Society has grown into an organization synonymous with exploration, photography, maps, and rethinking the world as we know it. From the iconic National Geographic magazine to the popular National Geographic Traveler and National Geographic History magazines, there’s simply no substitute for the depth and quality National Geographic Virtual Library will bring to OVL's patrons.
 




Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep

Learn about careers, receive personalized career recommendations, create resumes and cover letters, search for jobs, explore schools and training programs, and get advice to help find a job or advance your career. Users are required to create a login so that materials such as resumes are saved.