New databases at the library

2013-12-04T00:00:00Z New databases at the libraryTimes Staff
December 04, 2013 12:00 am  • 

PORTER COUNTY |  The Porter County Public Library Service has added three databases.

Zinio currently offers 57 digital editions of popular adult magazines, such as Us Weekly, Readers Digest, Newsweek, and Rolling Stone. The full color magazines, enhanced with audio and video elements, cover such subjects as health and fitness, crafts, travel, do-it-yourself, automobiles and motorcycles. Current and back issues are available and offer navigation and all-inclusive keyword search to find the stories people want to read.

Mango Languages offers 61 interactive language programs, and 17 English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. Fully functional Mango apps are available for iOS and Android operating systems. Mango has also recently unveiled two video learning programs for students wanting to learn Japanese or Mandarin Chinese, with more languages coming soon.

Attention parents and students – A to Z: The World offers information on culture, customs, food, religion, language, maps and points of interests on hundreds of countries.

 People can visit the PCPLS library resources online, at

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