All Online Resources

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NOLS provides access to a variety of third-party services to meet the needs of the community. Third party vendors are governed by their own terms, privacy policies and practices, not the Library’s. NOLS advises users to review Terms of Service and Privacy policies before agreeing to use any online service.

Resources by Subject
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Access Washington

With Access Washington you can find information about Washington State laws, rules, courts and bills.

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AllSides Bias Ratings

The AllSides link lists its ratings of various news media/sites: Left, Center, Right and displays users' ratings of the same sites.

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American Factfinder

American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas.

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BookMatch

Using information you provide about reading history, NOLS Librarians will create a customized book list for you.

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Chilton Library

Chilton Library provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on vehicles.

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CIA World Factbook

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, and more for 267 world entities.

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CNET

CNET is a website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics.

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Consumer Search

ConsumerSearch.com is a website that helps users find answers about what products are top-rated or best bets in their class.

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CourtListener

CourtListener is a free legal research website containing millions of legal opinions from federal and state courts.

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DigitalLearn.Org

If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, or are a little uncomfortable, DigitalLearn.org is for you.

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Driving-Tests.Org

Washington Department of Licensing practice permit tests, driver's license tests and senior citizens' refresher tests.

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Duolingo

Duolingo is a free language-learning platform that includes a language-learning website, app, and assessment exam.

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FactCheck.org

A nonpartisan, nonprofit consumer advocate for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.

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FamilySearch

FamilySearch maintains a collection of records, resources, and services designed to help people learn more about their family history.

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Fantastic Fiction

Fantastic Fiction is an online catalog of authors and books. The website is centered around authors rather than books.

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Forks Chamber of Commerce

The Forks Chamber of Commerce is a voice and advocate for the business community and other organizations of the West End of the Olympic Peninsula.

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GCFLearnFree.Org

GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, completely free.

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Goodreads

The website allows individuals to freely search Goodreads' database of books, annotations, and reviews.

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Heritage Quest

HeritageQuest assembles genealogies and local histories on towns and families from all 50 states as well as Canada and the British Isles.

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Historylink.Org

HistoryLink.org is an evolving online encyclopedia of Washington state and local history.

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Hoaxy (BETA)

Hoaxy visualizes how fake news stories and fact-checking stories spread on social media.

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Kellogg Photo Collection

A collection of over 5,000 photos and negatives from the late 19th and early 20th centuries that was donated to the North Olympic Library System.

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization with a goal of creating an accessible place for people to be educated.

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LearnHowToBecome.org

LearnHowToBecome.org helps students (or other aspiring professionals) understand what it takes to land their perfect career.

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LibraryReads

LibraryReads harnesses the time-honored value of "librarian's picks" into a single nation-wide discovery tool.

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ManyBooks

Manybooks was established with the vision to provide an extensive library of books in digital format for free on the Internet.

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MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends.

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NADA Guides

NADA Guides provide information about vehicle pricing for new, used, and classic automobiles in addition to recreational vehicles and manufactured homes.

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NOLO Legal Books

Nolo is a publisher that produces do-it-yourself legal books. Many of them are available in the NOLS collection.

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NOLS Gear

From telescopes to rhythm kits, NOLS offers unexpected types of library materials in order to best meet the evolving needs of our community.

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NW Booklovers

NW Book Lovers is a blog by and about authors, librarians and independent booksellers in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

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Open Library

Open Library is an online project intended to create "one web page for every book ever published".

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PolitiFact

A fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others who speak up in American politics.

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Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers over 53,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

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Snopes

Widely regarded as one of the web’s essential resources, Snopes is an online touchstone of rumor research.

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The Mountaineers

The Mountaineers is a nonprofit outdoor community in the Pacific Northwest. They host hundreds of monthly courses and activities.

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USGS Maps

USGS offers a range of geologic maps, topographic maps, geospatial map applications, and more.

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USAJobs

USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world.

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Washington Law Help

Washington LawHelp is a guide to a free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors in Washington.

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Whois.net

Whois allows you to look up the owner of an Internet domain.

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Wolfram|Alpha

Wolfram|Alpha is an online service that answers factual queries directly by computing the answer from externally sourced data.

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WorkSource Washington

WorkSource is a statewide partnership of state, local and nonprofit agencies that provides an array of employment and training services.

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