Alaska residents may access free online databases: reference, research, job and employment resources, homework help, literature for all ages and much more at the Statewide Library Electronic Doorway courtesy of the Alaska State Library and the Alaska Library Network.
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Offers a wonderful collection of children’s books that are read by an assortment of actors. Their character voices, coupled with fun animation, make for enjoyable story-telling productions.
Draw Every Day with JJK
Is an engaging program presented by author/illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka via his YouTube channel. Kids of all ages are encouraged to keep their creative juices flowing every weekday at 2 p.m. Past programs are available for screening at any time.
The Oral History Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council (PWSRCAC) are proud to announce the completion of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Project Jukebox, available online at http://jukebox.uaf.edu/exxonvaldez, People who visit the site can access oral, visual, and written resources that offer a rich understanding of the 1989 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill.
This project highlights conversations with 20 people talking about the oil spill, the impact the spill had on their lives and on the environment, the cleanup response, the long-term effects of the spill, and changes in the oil industry monitoring system.