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Featured Online Research Resources

Small Business Resource Center (Gale Business: Entrepreneurship)

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Gale Business: Entrepreneurship - Support for prospective and current entrepreneurs, covering all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, human resources, management, marketing, and taxes. Includes the entire Business Plans Handbook Series with hundreds of sample business plans created by real-life business people.

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Pronunciator - Comprehensive language learning software supports learning of 80 languages and ESL lessons for speakers of 50 different languages. Featuring flashcards, conversations, downloadable textbooks, learners’ manual, phrasebooks, culture and business information, and pronunciation

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Novelist Plus

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Novelist Plus contains reviews of both fiction and nonfiction, plot summaries, book discussion guides, and recommendations.

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Adult Library Updates

Black History Month at the Ferguson Library

Last year, throughout Black History Month (BHM), Ferguson Library staff members shared with their colleagues the stories of Black Americans, their stories of struggle and pain, but also of a people who throughout American history experienced unparalleled triumph and excellence changing the world. A video compiling the presentations can be viewed here.


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Take a Survey: Stamford Food Scrap Recycling

The Stamford Food Scrap Recycling Initiative, an effort to reduce the amount of garbage the city sends to landfills and incinerators by turning food scraps into compost, is asking Stamford residents to complete the attached survey to gauge public interest in the program and potentially expanding it with additional drop-off sites.

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