Research Resources


    “Google can bring you back 100,000 answers, a librarian can bring you back the right one.”

    ~Neil Gaiman

    Search through over 25 online research databases and lots of Reference eBooks using

    OSLIS-Learn to Research, Research to Learn




    To access OSLIS from home, see the librarian for the username and password.

    Learning Express Instructions

    If you have a Multnomah County Library card, you can access several valuable online research resources through the MCL site.

    Multnomah County Library

    From the Research tab, choose Research Tools to login and see all of the databases.

    Information on Oregon- Facts and History


    The Oregon Encyclopedia


    World Book Encyclopedia

    A great resource of facts, images, etc.

    **See your librarian for the username/password to login from home.

    World Book Online









Primary Sources

  • Use the Library of Congress Digital Collections web site to locate primary sources for your research projects.  The LOC provides access to historical photographs, documents, audio, and video clips. 

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Last Modified on September 22, 2017