Reference and Electronic Media Resources
The Reference Area at the Main Branch holds current and past Periodicals (magazines and newspapers), Reference Books and other reference materials, Genealogical books and magazines.
The Electronic Media Resources (EMR) Room holds the Library's computers that have Internet access and the Microfilm / Microfiche reader / printers.
The Quiet Room is available for study and there are several lap-top computers with Internet access that can be used in the Quiet Room. There also 5 Independent Study Rooms located off the Quiet Room. One has a TV/VCR,and an Augmented Video Machine (AVM), and two have computers with Word Processing and other Office software, but no Internet access.
The electronic resources in the EMR Room and Quiet Room are available from 15 minutes after the library opens until 15 minutes before the library closes. Normally this is 8:15 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, but certain holidays and major library events may result in the EMR Room closing earlier than normal.
A number of online resources and databases are provided through MOREnet or through the Henry County Library. Ancestry Library is only available through the computers in the library's EMR Room. The others can be accessed from home by going through the Click-It-To-Get-It page to an authentication page, and then entering your library card number. For netLibrary E-Books and for the Learning Express Library you must create your account on a library machine, but once the account is created the E-books and Learning Express Library can be accessed from anywhere.
EBSCO Auto and Small Engine Databases Now Available
The Auto Repair Reference Center database includes automotive repair information supplied by Point 5 Technologies, Inc., under license from Nichols Publishing, the former publisher of Chilton® Information and information from Delphi Integrated Service Solutions. Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center™ is the definitive online tool for small engine repair assistance, including: ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, marine (boats), outdoor power equipment, PWC (personal watercraft/jet ski), snowblowers, snowmobiles, tillers and other small engines. This comprehensive resource contains 410 reference books in full text with original photos and illustrations that guide the user through every job.
Learn About Computers @ The Library
Henry County Library is providing classes on use of the computers and other Electronic Media equipment at the library. Classes will be held at the Lenora Blackmore Branch in Windsor on Tuesdays @ 2 p.m. and at the Main Branch in Clinton on Thursdays @ 2 p.m.
Classes will be about 1 hour long. Classes may be scheduled at other times if there is sufficient demand. Pre-registration is requested, and class size is limited.
To reserve your spot and computer for these classes at the Lenora Blackmore call the Lenora Blackmore Branch Library at 660-647-2298.
To reserve a spot for these classes at the Main Branch contact Reference Clerk Mike Good at 885-2612 or toll-free at 1-866-CALLHCL.
Classes are planned for Basic Computers, Beginning Internet, Beginning Email, Genealogy on the Internet, Learning Microsoft Office, and Exploring Missouri History on the Internet. Other topics may be scheduled if there is sufficient interest. At the Main Branch classes will also be offered on How to Use the Flatbed Scanner to scan in pictures and documents and on How to use the Library's Microfilm machine to look at old newspapers on microfilm..
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