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Slavery and Anti-Slavery: Primary Resources
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Slavery and Anti-Slavery: Primary Resources


Research, study, and discover endless teaching possibilities on understanding slavery from a multinational perspective.

Banco de Contenidos aulaPlaneta
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Banco de Contenidos aulaPlaneta, a World Book Online Spanish-language reference database

Banco de Contenidos aulaPlaneta


Banco de Contenidos aulaPlaneta is a comprehensive Spanish-language reference tool for upper-level students.

Maryland Legal Forms
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Maryland Legal Forms


Find a wide selection of legal forms on topics like real estate contracts, wils, premarital agreements and divorce appropriate for use in Maryland.

Maryland Newspapers
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Maryland Newspapers


Search current and historical Maryland newspapers, including The Baltimore Banner and over 100 years of the Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Afro-American.

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Job Seeker's Toolkit
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Job Seeker's Toolkit


Looking for a job in Baltimore? This toolkit is designed to support job-seekers and those who assist job-seekers.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information
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COVID-19 Vaccine Information


Use this guide to find trusted and reliable news sources related to the Coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine.

Genealogy & Family History Research
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Genealogy & Family History Research


Research your family history and genealogy with extensive resources, both in person and online.

Evaluating Old Books
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Evaluating Old Books


Ever wonder how much your old books are worth? The Humanities Collection has resources to help you find out.

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Got a Question? Ask a Librarian!

During Pratt Library hours you can live chat with a librarian. Prefer to talk on the phone? Call (410) 396-5430 for answers to reference questions.

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Digital Maryland Collections

Providing online access to digital versions of rare and unique materials, including historical maps, photographs, reports, books, manuscripts, artwork, and other media. To view more digital collections from libraries, museums, archives, and other institutions throughout Maryland, visit Digital Maryland.

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Central Library Departments

Find librarian expertise, books, media, microfilm, and more in Central Library Departments. Explore Departments related to subjects from Maryland history and fine arts to job seeking and teen resources.

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