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Boston Public Library Residents of Massachusetts can register for an e-card through this registration form to gain access to databases for research.
Not all Search Engines Are Equal
An article comparing two popular search engines - Google and DuckDuckGo - with pros and cons including different levels of privacy, speed, and accuracy.
Many articles from Google on how to do effective searches, including a form for doing Advanced Searches.