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The Library subscribes to a variety of Online Databases that contain newspaper articles, magazine articles, encyclopedias, automotive repair guides, career tests, and more.  Many of these databases are available for access outside of the library.

 

Automobile

Job Opportunities

Books and Literature

Magazines

Encyclopedias

Newspapers

Genealogy

Science

Health

Student Research

History, Cultures & Events

Test Prep

 


Automobile

 
Auto Repair Reference Center

Automotive Reference Center (ARRC) is the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information and contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles from 1954 to present.


ARRC 


Chilton Library 

Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Features include vacuum diagrams, wiring diagrams and more. Also includes ASE test prep quizzes for most exams.


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Books and Literature


Book Collection: Nonfiction

Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,200 popular nonfiction books. The database includes full text entries on core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more.


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Enki Library

Enki offers access to eBooks in PDF and EPUB formats from publishers including Kensington, Workman, McGraw-Hill, Smashwords, Akashic, Independent Publishers Group, F+W Media, Britannica and nearly fifty others. 

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MagillOnLiterature Plus

Literary works, critical analyses, plot summaries, biographies.

 

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NoveList

NoveList is a comprehensive readers' advisory solution for fiction lovers. With an intuitive interface and extensive proprietary content, NoveList answers the question: What should I read next?

NoveList


Novelist K-8

With a fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 will be the resource you and your young readers turn to when looking for the next book to read.

 

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Overdrive

Check out eBooks, audiobooks and more with your library card.

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 Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center offers a comprehensive database of poems and short stories of varying reading levels and degrees of text complexity from different source types including anthologies, reference books, journals and periodicals.

            

 


Tumblebooks

E-Books: animated, talking picture books for children.

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Encyclopedias


America the Beautiful (Access in Library)

Features US states and territories, maps, articles etc.

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Encyclopedia Americana (Access in Library)

Includes maps, flags, and hypertext links to related sites

 

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Funk & Wagnell’s New World Encyclopedia

This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

 

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Grolier Multimedia (Access in Library)

Designed for general use and quick reference, updated monthly.

 

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La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre (Uso en Biblioteca únicamente)

Contiene quince mil artículos para estudiantes.

 

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New Book of Knowledge (Access in Library)

Consists of accurate, accessible, and fun-to-read information.

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Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition is a new genealogy research tool  provides instant access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more! Start your genealogical search today!

 

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Fold3™ Library Edition

Fold3™ Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos and documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.

 

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Heritage Quest Online

Digitized from the popular UMI; Genealogy and Local History collection on microfiche, this online database is an essential collection of unique material for both genealogical hobbyists and professionals.

 

HeritageQuest

Health


Alt Health Watch

This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

 

 alt health watch


Consumer Health Complete

This database is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is easy to use and designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. It provides full text for more than 200 health reference books and encyclopedias. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics.

Consumer Health


Salud Para Todos

Esta base de datos es una fuente de información con textos íntegros y redactados en español. Está ideada para aquellos que deseen buscar información en materia de salud y medicina. Los artículos contenidos en Salud para todos se han extraído de más de 300 publicaciones y fuentes obra de 50 asociaciones de investigadores e institutos nacionales.

 salud para todos

History, Cultures & Events


History Reference Center

Full text from more than 2,300 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 130 leading history periodicals, more than 61,100 historical documents, 66,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 110,200 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

 

History Reference Center


Lands and Peoples (Access in Library)

Facts and figures, flags, maps, etc. of countries of the world.

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Job Opportunities


AtoZdatabases   New!

The premier Job Search, Reference, and Mailing List Database. The database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business & executive profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!

 

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Magazines


Americas News Magazines

Provides full-text articles from various familiar magazines, such asNewsweek,Time, U.S. News & World Report, Fortune, and Foreign Affairs. Coverage includes news, business, entertainment, lifestyle, science and technology, and sports.

 

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Ebsco Masterfile Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest.

 

MasterFile


Flipster   New!

Flipster is a next-generation magazine service that allows you to browse digital versions of the lastest issues of popular magazines. Library patrons can access at the library or remotely with library card. Magazines can be downloaded to Android phones, tablets, Apple phones, tablets and Kindle Fire tablets for offline reading anytime, anywhere.

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Middle Search Plus

Provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.

 

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Primary Search

Provides full text for nearly 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

 

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Newspapers


Access World News

Valuable local, regional, national newspapers including: UnionTribune, LATimes, NYTimes, USA Today and more. Searchable by State.

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Acceda Noticias

Noticias en Español (News in Spanish) Current and archived articles from more than 20 full-text Spanish-language newspapers published in the U.S., along with dozens of newspapers and other news sources from around the world.

 
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Newspaper Source

Provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national & international newspapers. It also contains selective full text for more than 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

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Science

 
Science Reference Center

This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

science reference center


New Book of Popular Science (Access in Library)

From elementary to complex, news stories, lesson plans.

popular science

Student Research


Elementary School Research

Get help with your class assignments using Explora, a kid-friendly
interface.  Learn about endangered species, famous musicians, space exploration and more!

 

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Middle School Research

Explora offers middle school students a fun, easy-to-use tool that can help you complete research and classroom assignments.  You will find reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including
Art and Music, Literature, Language Arts, Geography, History, Social Studies, World Cultures and Languages, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Health and Sports.

 

explora middle school


High School Research

Use Explora to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including Art and Music, Literature, Language Arts, Geography, History, Social Studies, World Cultures and Languages, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Health and Sports.

 

explora high school


General Research-Explora

Use Explora to discover information on thousands of topics covering a vast range of subjects including Arts and Literature, Biographies, Business and Careers, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History and Social Science, Science and Math.

 

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Test Prep


Learning Express Library

Over 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests and eBooks for patrons of all ages. Job search and workplace skills improvement. Skill building in reading, writing, math and basic science. Practice tests included:

  • GED
  • ASVAB
  • Career Tests (Law Enforcement, Nursing, Legal, and more…)
  • College Admission Tests (SAT, ACT, AP exams, and more…)
  • Graduate School (GMAT, GRE, MCAT, and more…)

 

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