Can you recommend some public libraries which provide free access to online resources?
Most large public library systems will provide some free online access to their members.
Here in Cambridge and many of the surrounding towns, residents and library members can use the resources of the Minuteman Library Network. Also, Massachusetts residents can sign up for an e-card from the Boston Public Library and use their online resources. Generally speaking, online resources that libraries subscribe to will have to be restricted to card-holders in the library system.
For specifics, contact your local public library. Often they can tell you what local libraries and institutions will have resources available to you and under what circumstances you can use them.
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