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This guide highlights some high quality *FREE* resources to use for research. Sign in with your library card.

Where do I find Saratoga Springs Public Library Databases?

ELL Resources

Resources found in BrainFuse > SkillSurfer

Learn a Foreign Language

You must sign up with your library card to use Mango. You can download the Mango App for your mobile device/iPad.

WHY USE DATABASES? There is no bias, just information.

Financial Tools

How to use Morningstar to pick mutual funds. Pub Jan 2014

Visit Morningstar by going to the library homepage > Research tab > Business section.

Using Reference USA to Target a Business

Career Resources Presentation

Wednesday March 6, 2019 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

This hands-on class provides a tutorial in using Microsoft Word to create a resume and online job seeking resources. Please bring a typed or written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume. 

In the computer lab.

Ancestry and Geneology Resources

NEW! Genealogy Research: DNA Discovery Discussion 
Description: New! Genealogy Research: DNA Discovery Discussion 
Thursday, Mar. 28 1:30-3:30 p.m. or
Thursday, May 30 9:30-11:30 a.m. 

In the computer lab.
Facilitator: Kathy Handy
If you recently obtained DNA information from a site such as "23 and Me" or "Ancestry DNA," you are invited to share your DNA discoveries with others in this discussion. Bring your log-in information if you wish to use your laptop or library lab computers to access your DNA information to ask questions or to share information discoveries with others.

Genealogy Research Class:
An introduction to Ancestry Library Edition

Thursday, May 23 from 2-3:30 p.m.
In the computer lab.

Instructors: Librarians Dan Hubbs & Zoë Nousiainen 

Start tracing your family tree by searching census records and other sources available through the library's website. The class focuses on Ancestry Library Edition. Call instructor, Kathy Handy, at 518-584-7860 ext. 257