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Electronic Resources

Welcome to the Amador County Library Online resources. To access the following remotely or from home you will need
to have an up-to-date Amador County Library card. Library cards expire every two years, please make sure your card is
up-to-date before logging in. 

gvrl-webGale Virtual Reference Library 
GVRL are ebooks on Life and Career Skills covering the following topics: Employment, Health and Wellness,
Personal Finance, and Social Skills. 


mango languages logoMango Languages
Mango Languages is an online language learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages.  Funded by the Friends of the Amador County Library.    


Learning Express Library Learning Express Library
LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and e-books related to job search and workplace skills improvement. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

Legal Information logoLegal Information Reference Center contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.
Funded by the Amador County Law Library.

Social Study Factcards Social Study Fact Cards are a series of research resources designed for quick reference for students
in grades 4 through 8. The topics covered by Fact Cards are those California, United States, and World topics included
in the social studies curriculum in California.

GreenFile GreenFILE
This site offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection contains scholarly, government and general-interest titles.

   NovelistPlus NovelistPlus
Contains 600 hand-crafted Recommended Reads reading lists for adults, teens and kids covering both fiction and nonfiction genres and topics. Funded by the Friends of the Library.  

Available in the library only. This resource provides detailed genealogy information.