Try Our New Search Catalog!

Meridian Library District will be updating our search catalog in the coming months. We want to give you an opportunity to try our new search catalog early and explore new features! Click here to find the same great content on a new platform. Need some help getting used to the new search catalog features? Look for the How Do I? FAQ or ask a staff member to assist you. Happy searching! 

Online Resources

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Explora supports all-ages research with content ranging from history, current events, humanities, health sciences, and more. Click "More Details" to explore topics and watch a tutorial.
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History Reference Center

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Full text content of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, video, and other history reference materials.

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Library of Congress

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The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. Search the digital collections or explore curated subject guides to begin your research. 

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LiLI logo: Libraries Linking Idaho

LiLI provides free access to numerous research resources for all Idaho citizens. Explore subjects for academic research, business, and skill building, as well as plenty of content for kids. New learning resources are added often. Login by entering your Idaho zip code and city.

Recursos En Español

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Literary Reference Center

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Provides information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

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World Book Encyclopedia

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Funded by LiLI

An online collection of articles, pictures, video, and sound files on a variety of subjects. Learn about the world around you. Log in with your Meridian Library District card number.

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