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NBC Learn

NBC Learn is a video collection of news stories provided by NBC News. The brief videos cover a wide range of subjects including current events and STEAM related topics.*  (Please note: When you access NBC Learn for the first time you will see “You Are Not Signed In” in the upper right hand corner. Click on the Sign In tab. On the pop up box click the Institution Login tab. Type in and select Houston Public Library. You will be asked to supply a Username and Password, which is your library card number and pin. When you see Welcome, Houston Public Library, SSO in the upper right hand corner of the NBC Learn homepage you should have complete access to the database and videos.)  

Newspaper Source Plus

Offers full text of regional, national, and international newspapers, plus transcripts of television and radio programs.*

Regional Business News

Articles from regional business publications.*

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