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Academic OneFile

 Academic OneFile (Gale)

 Students & Researchers
Homework Help

  • Includes free access to:
    • Multidisciplinary, academic subjects
    • Free full-text access to Academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; reference book chapters; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; and images 
  • Audience:
    • High School & College Students; Researchers
  • Perfect For:
    • School essays, reports, and research papers
  • Features:
    • Topic Finder - Visual map of related topics to help students choose topics for research papers and reports
    • Readspeaker Technology - listen to articles!
    • Citation Tools - Automatically generate and export APA, MLA, and Chicago Style citations
  • Video Tutorials
   
Adult Learning Center

 Adult Learning Center (Learning Express Library)

 Lifelong Learning
 GED/HSE
 Citizenship

  • Includes:
    • Resources to help adults with basic skills: reading, writing, math, and U.S. Citizenship
    • Tutorials, practice tests, eBook reference guides
  • Audience:
    • Adult learners
  • Perfect for:
    • Increasing your reading skills; preparing for the GED exam
    • Preparing for the U.S. Citizenship Naturalization exam
  • Features:
  • Video Tutorials
   
Ancestry Library Edition

 Ancestry Library Edition

Genealogy

LIBRARY USE ONLY

  • Includes free access to:
    • Census, vital, and military records
    • School yearbooks & church/organization member records
    • Sources from U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and more
  • Audience:
    • Family history researchers/genealogists
  • Perfect for:
    • Family tree building
  • Features:
    • Downloadable charts & forms to organize your research
    • Research aids & guides by topic and state
   
Arizona Republic

 Arizona Republic (ProQuest)

 Newspapers
   
Biography In Context

 Biography in Context

 Students & Researchers
Homework Help

  • Includes free access to:
    • Wikipedia style overview; primary sources; academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; reference book & encyclopedia chapters; and images
  • Audience:
    • Older Elementary Students, Middle & High School Students, High School & College Students
  • Perfect for:
    • Biographical essays & reports
  • Features:
    • Search for subjects by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates, and more
    • Readspeaker Technology - listen to articles!
    • Citation Tools - Automatically generate and export APA, MLA, and Chicago Style citations
  • Video Tutorials
   
Books & Authors

 Books & Authors

 Students & Researchers
Homework Help
 Book Recommendations
  • Includes free access to:
    • Book reviews, plot summaries, Read-alike recommendations, and author biographies
  • Audience:
    • Book lovers of all ages, Middle & High School Students, High School & College Students
  • Perfect for:
    • Finding book recommendations based upon authors & titles you’ve loved
    • Book reports & literature essays
    • Book club research
  • Features:
    • Award information for over 500 literary awards
    • Book lists by topic
  • Video Tutorials
   
Brain HQ Logo

 BrainHQ

 Lifelong Learning
  • Includes free access to:
    • 29 online exercises that challenge attention, brain speed, memory, people skills, navigation, and intelligence
  • Audience:
    • All ages – anyone looking to challenge themselves and stretch their brain in new ways
  • Perfect for:
    • Those wishing to improve their cognitive performance, those wish to prevent memory loss or improve memory function
  • Features:
    • Exercises and assessments proven effective as published in more than 100 independent, peer-reviewed research papers
  • Web tutorials
   
Gale Business Collection

 Business Collection (Gale)

 Business & Investing
Students & Researchers
Homework Help

Articles on thousands of topics from business and trade journals, magazines, and news sources.

  • Free access to hundreds of business journals, magazines, newspapers and trade publications
  • Company directory listings
  • Broker research reports
  • Video Tutorials
   
Career Center

 Career Center (Learning Express Library)

 Job Help

Career and job help.

  • Career exploration guides
  • Occupational exam prep in over 16 industries
  • Workplace skills tutorials
    • Career change, resume, cover letter, and interviewing tips
  • Video Tutorials
   
Career Transitions

 Career Transitions (Gale)

 Job Help

Career and job help.

  • Job search (powered by Indeed)
  • Career assessment tools
  • Career exploration guides - including "A Day in the Life" videos
  • Resume & Cover Letter Builder
  • Job Interview Simulation tool
  • Hundreds of articles on job related topics
  • Online Tour
   
Chilton Library

 Chilton Automotive Library

 Automotive

Online auto repair manuals and printable diagrams for DIY maintenance, diagnostics, recall notifications, and more.

  • Step-by-step service and repair procedures
  • A labor estimating tool to help you negotiate with your mechanic
  • Thousands of year, make and model combinations of popular vehicles covered
  • ASE test prep quizzes
  • Vacuum diagrams and wiring diagrams to simplify troubleshooting
  • Photos and illustrations for visual support
  • Online User Guide
   
LEL College Center

 College Center (Learning Express Library)

 College Prep
 Students

Strengthen your academic skills in preparation for, and while in, college level courses.

  • Skill reviews in Math, Science, Reading, Grammar and Writing
  • Prepare for placement tests and graduate school entrance exams
  • Video Tutorials
   
College Preparation Center

 College Preparation Center (Learning Express Library)

 College Prep
 Students

Prepare for college entrance exams.

  • Prepare for PSAT, SAT, ACT, and other college admission tests
  • Learn to write a college admissions essay
  • Prepare for the TOEFL
  • Video Tutorials
   
Computer Database

 Computer Database (Gale)

 Business & Investing
 Consumer Research
 Students & Researchers
Homework Help

Access to free articles from academic and consumer computer industry publications such as Computerworld, PC Mag, Wired, and more.

  • Find computer-related product introductions,
  • News and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications
  • Articles about the applications of new technology
   
Computer Skills Center

 Computer Skills Center (Learning Express Library)

 Computer Skills
Lifelong Learning

Learning computers made easy with free video courses.

  • Learn the basics of computers and the internet
  • Learn to use popular software programs like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Learn computer graphics and illustration software such as Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop
  • Tutorials on Windows 7 - 10 Operating System
  • Video Tutorials
   
Expanded Academic ASAP

 Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)

 Students & Researchers
Homework Help

Hundreds of scholarly journal subscriptions for all your research needs.

  • Access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers
  • Downloadable full-text articles; many with images
  • Multidisciplinary content from arts and humanities, to science and technology
  • Video Tutorials
   
Freegal

 Freegal Music

 eLibrary

Free and legal downloadable/streaming music service.

  • Large variety of music genres
  • Download and keep 5 songs a week
  • Stream music up to 3 hours per day
  • Freegal FAQs
   
Gale Genealogy Connect

 Genealogy Connect (Gale)

 Genealogy

Resources exploring the “how-to” of genealogy research.

  • In-depth genealogy data for beginner or experienced researcher
  • Over 1,500 authoritative sources formally only available in book format
  • Translation available into 34 languages
   
General OneFile

 General OneFile (Gale)

 Magazines & Newspapers
Students & Researchers
Homework Help

General interest newspaper and magazine database.

  • A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics
  • Over 13,000 periodical titles
  • Home to Consumer Reports January 1, 1999 - June 1, 2009
  • Includes travel guides, National Public Radio transcripts, and over 5,000 news videos
  • Millions of full-text articles; many with images
  • Video Tutorials
   
Global Issues in Context

 Global Issues in Context (Gale)

 Students & Researchers
Homework Help

Broad spectrum database of global issues and current events. Perfect for country reports and social studies related coursework.

  • Offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events
  • Multi-media content including podcasts, videos, and interactive graphs
  • Browse by country, topic or issue
  • Video Tutorials
   
Health Reference Center Academic

 Health Reference Center Academic (Gale)

 Health & Sciences
 Students & Researchers
Homework Help

Discover periodicals and reference book content supporting research in health studies. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

  • Up-to-date coverage on a wide range of health and medicine related subjects
  • Find articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc.
  • Videos of medical procedures
  • Includes multimedia, such as images and podcasts
   
Heritage Quest

 HeritageQuest Online

 Genealogy

Genealogy records to help you find your family's history.

  • Coverage dating to the late 1700’s
  • Includes research aides and maps
  • Information from U.S. Census, books, cemeteries, city directories, military records, immigration records, and much more
  • Search Tips User Guide
   
High School Equivalency Center

 High School Equivalency Center (Learning Express Library)

 GED/HSE

Help preparing for the GED test, HiSet, and TASC exams.

  • Includes practice tests, interactive tutorials and ebooks
  • Basic skills review in math, reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary
  • Practica GED en Español
  • Video Tutorials
   
InfoTrac Newsstand

 InfoTrac Newsstand (Gale)

 Newspapers

Full-text newspaper database.

  • Articles from over 1500 law reviews, law journals, legal newspapers and specialty publications
  • International legal journals and Bar Association journals also included
  • Search Tips Guide
   
InstantFlix Web Button

 InstantFlix Streaming Video

 eLibrary

Streaming video with unlimited access to thousands of titles.

  • Independent films, documentaries, award-winning short films, and classic television
  • There are no expiration dates, wait-lists, or limits on the number of titles you can stream
   
¡Informe!

 Informe Académico (Gale)

 Students & Researchers
Homework Help
  Estudiantes & Investigadores

Descubra una amplia colección de publicaciones que abarcan las disciplinas más estudiadas en américa latina.

  • Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos
  • Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias
  • A collection of Hispanic journals with full texts; covers business, health, technology, culture, current affairs and other matters
   
Kids InfoBits

 Kids InfoBits (Gale)

 Students
Homework Help

Magazine and news articles for Kindergarten – Grade 5.

  • Features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more
  • Designed to help young users become comfortable with database searching
  • Video Tutorials
   
LearningExpress Library

 Learning Express Library

 Lifelong Learning
 GED/HSE
 Citizenship
Job Help
College Prep

1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages.

  • Job search and workplace skills improvement
  • Career certification and licensure exam prep
  • Skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science 
  • Prepare for GED test
  • Prepare for U.S. Citizenship
  • Video Tutorials
   
Gale Legal Forms

 Legal Forms (Gale)

 Law & Government

Downloadable legal forms across the most popular legal areas.

  • Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others
  • Over 1,500 authoritative sources formally only available in book format
  • comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language
  • Video Tutorials
   
LegalTrac

 LegalTrac (Gale)

 Law & Government

Comprehensive legal research tool.

  • Articles from over 1500 law reviews, law journals, legal newspapers and specialty publications
  • International legal journals and Bar Association journals also included
  • Search Tips Guide
   
Literature Resource Center

 Literature Resource Center (Gale)

 Law & Government

Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres.

  • Biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world
  • Search across several major Literature databases to find full text of literary works
  • Video Tutorials
   
Litfinder

 LitFinder (Gale)

 Students & Researchers
Homework Help
eLibrary

Discover literary works and authors throughout history.

  • Provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems
  • 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays
  • Also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more
  • Video Tutorial
   
Morningstar

 Morningstar

 Business & Investing

Premier investment research tool.

  • LIBRARY USE ONLY
  • Data and analysis on stocks, mutual, exchange-traded, and closed-end funds or industries
  • Exclusive access to proprietary screening tools and portfolio analysis
  • Easy-to-use portfolio management tools
  • Online investment courses and guides
  • Video Tutorials
   
National Geographic Virtual Library

 National Geographic Virtual Library (Gale)

 Magazines
eLibrary
Students & Researchers
Homework Help

Complete archive of National Geographic Magazine, 1888 - Present.

  • Cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos
  • Explore topic guides to learn more about a subject area, such as culture, history, animals, etc.
  • Help Page
   
Novelist Plus

 NoveList Plus (EBSCOhost)

 Book Recommendations
 Students & Researchers
 Homework Help

  • Includes free access to:
    • Wikipedia style overview, book reviews, Read-alike recommendations, book discussion guides, and articles
  • Audience:
    • Book lovers of all ages, Middle & High School Students, High School & College Students
  • Perfect for:
    • Finding book recommendations based upon authors & titles you’ve loved
    • Book reports & literature essays
    • Book club research
  • Features:
    • Browse & search by audience, time period, author nationality/culture/gender, tone, atmosphere, grade/lexile level, and more
  • Video Tutorials
   
Opposing Viewpoints in Context

 Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

 Students & Researchers
 Homework Help

  • Includes free access to:
    • Multidisciplinary academic subjects
    • Over 425 topic pages which feature Wikipedia-style overviews; pro/con viewpoints; academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; reference book chapters; images; and more
  • Audience:
    • Middle & High School Students, High School & College Students
  • Perfect for:
    • Pro/con & argumentative essays and reports
  • Features:
    • One stop shop topic pages provide all media types on one page - making finding all your required sources a snap
    • Citation Tools - Automatically generate and export APA, MLA, and Chicago Style citations
  • Video Tutorials
   
OverDrive Web Button

 OverDrive

 eLibrary
  • Includes free access to:
    • Downloadable eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming video; all major publishers and many production companies included
  • Audience:
    • Contains both adult, YA, and youth titles
  • Perfect for:
    • Enjoying your favorite media from home or on the go; no library visit required!
  • Features:
    • Ability to use online or via a downloadable app. Learn more.
  • Video Tutorial
   
Gale Power Search

 PowerSearch (Gale)

 Students & Researchers
 Homework Help

  • Includes free access to:
    • Multidisciplinary, academic subjects
    • Academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; reference book chapters; and images
  • Audience:
    • High School & College Students; Researchers
  • Perfect for:
    • School essays, reports, & research papers
  • Features:
    • One stop searching - cross searchers across all our Gale database subscriptions
  • Video Tutorials
   
Powerspeak Languages

 Powerspeak Languages (Gale)

 Language Learning
 ESL/ELL

  • Includes free access to:
    • Online lessons in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, Inglés para hispanohablantes, and 英文課程
  • Audience:
    • All ages
  • Perfect for:
    • Anyone looking to learn a new language from the convenience of home
  • Features:
    • Multimedia language learning experience - listen, speak, write, use flashcards, and play engaging games
  • Video Tutorials
   
Mitchell ProDemand

 ProDemand (Mitchell)

 Automotive

LIBRARY USE ONLY
Library Staff: Restricted to Public Computer Terminals

  • Includes free access to:
    • Common repair & part replacement lists, wiring diagrams. maintenance procedures, and service manuals
  • Audience:
    • Anyone interested in the care and maintenance of their vehicle
  • Perfect for:
    • Ensuring your repair estimate is accurate
    • DIY repair & routine maintenance
  • Features:
    • Diagnostic tools, repair & parts price estimator
  • Video Tutorials
   

 RBdigital Audiobooks (formerly OneClickDigital)

 eLibrary
  • Includes free access to:
    • Downloadable eAudiobooks; all major publishers included
  • Audience:
    • All ages; contains both adult & juvenile titles
  • Perfect for:
    • Listening to audiobooks from home or on the go; no library visit required!
  • Features:
    • Ability to listen online or via a downloadable app. Learn more.
  • Video Tutorial
   

 RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio)

 eLibrary
  • Includes free access to:
    • Downloadable magazines; all major publishers and topics included
  • Audience:
    • Contains both adult & YA titles
  • Perfect for:
    • Reading your favorite magazines from home or on the go; no library visit required!
  • Features:
    • Ability to read titles online or via a downloadable app. Learn more.
  • Video Tutorial
   
Recursos en Espanol

 Recursos para hispanohablantes (Learning Express Library)

 El aprendizaje permanente
 GED/HSE
 Ciudadanía

  • Incluye el acceso gratuito a:
    • Recursos para ayudar a adultos con habilidades básicas: lectura, escritura, matemáticas y Ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos
    • Tutoriales, pruebas de práctica, guías de referencia de libros electrónicos
  • Audiencia:
    • Estudiantes adultos
  • Video Tutorials
   
Reference USA

 Reference USA

 Business & Investing
 Commercial & Residential Directories

  • Includes free access to:
    • Over 49 million commercial & 274 million residential/consumer listings
    • Data includes SIC Codes, employee size, sales volume, and bankruptcies, credit rating scores, and more
    • Job search
  • Audience:
    • Entrepreneurs, business researchers, residential directory users
  • Perfect for:
    • Analyzing local business competition and consumer demographics/market research
  • Features:
    • Generate downloadable reports and data maps
  • Video Tutorials
   
Rocket Languages

 Rocket Languages

 Language Learning
 ESL/ELL

  • Includes free access to:
    • Interactive Audio Courses in Spanish, English, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Arabic, Hindi, American Sign Language (ASL), Korean, Portuguese, Inglés para hispanohablantes, and 英文課程
  • Audience:
    • All ages
  • Perfect for:
    • Anyone looking to learn a new language from the convenience of home or on the go
  • Features:
    • Motivational progress trackers, reinforcement testing, and culture lessons
    • Mobile compatible: Apps available for Android & iOS
  • Video Tutorials
   
School Center

 School Center (Learning Express Library)

 Students & Researchers
 Homework Help

  • Includes free access to:
    • Tutorials, practice drills, and eBooks in Math, Science, English, Science, and Social Studies
  • Audience:
    • Elementary, Middle, & High School Students
  • Perfect for:
    • Self-paced study and exam preparation
  • Features:
    • Content aligns with CCSS (Common Core State Standards)
  • Video Tutorials
   
Science in Context

 Science in Context (Gale)

 Students & Researchers
 Homework Help

  • Includes free access to:
    • Topic pages on all major physical sciences, medicine, and technology
    • Academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; reference book chapters; sample science experiments & projects, statistics, and images
    • More than 200 experiments and projects from U*X*L Experiment Central 
  • Audience:
    • Middle & High School Students, High School & College Students
  • Perfect for:
    • Science experiments, school essays, reports, & research papers
  • Features:
    • Citation Tools - Automatically generate and export APA, MLA, and Chicago Style citations
  • Video Tutorials
   
Student Resources in Context

 Student Resources in Context (Gale)

 Students & Researchers
 Homework Help

  • Includes free access to:
    • Topic pages cover several academic disciplines including humanities & social sciences, journalism, U.S. history, and world history
    • Academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; reference book chapters; statistics; and images
  • Audience:
    • Elementary, Middle, & High School Students
  • Perfect for:
    • School essays, reports, & research papers
  • Features:
    • Citation Tools - Automatically generate and export APA, MLA, and Chicago Style citations
    • Access to The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, BBC, NPR, and more.
  • Video Tutorials
   
Testing & Education Reference Center

 Testing & Edducation Reference Center (Gale)

 College Prep
GED/HSE
Job Help
Lifelong Learning

  • Includes free access to:
    • High School & College assessment, placement, and entrance exam practice tests
    • Career change, resume, cover letter, and interviewing tips
    • Occupational exam prep in over 15 industries
    • Career/Vo-Tech school search
    • Scholarship search & college aid information
    • Microsoft Windows & Office Suite tutorials
  • Audience:
    • High school & college students, adult learners, job seekers
  • Perfect for:
    • Exam preparation; career changes
  • Features:
    • "Resume Builder" tool
    • "Virtual Career Library" - Job seeking skills tutorials
  • Video Tutorial
   
UniversalClass™

 UniversalClass

 Lifelong Learning
  • Includes free access to:
    • Online courses in over 500 topics, including but not limited to: accounting, business, computing, health & medicine, self help, writing, and more
    • Courses include lessons, exams, assignments, discussion boards and an instructor to help you master the learning outcomes
  • Audience:
    • Adult Learners
  • Perfect for:
    • Professional development; anyone seeking to expand their skills
  • Features:
    • Many courses eligible for CEUs (continuing education units) and certificates
   
U.S. History in Context

 U.S. History in Context (Gale)

 Students & Researchers
Homework Help

  • Includes free access to:
    • Wikipedia-style overviews; primary documents; academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; reference book chapters; images; and more
  • Audience:
    • Middle & High School Students, High School & College Students
  • Perfect for:
    • School essays, reports, & research papers
  • Features:
    • Citation Tools - Automatically generate and export APA, MLA, and Chicago Style citations
  • Video Tutorial
   
worldbook_web

 World Book Encyclopedia

 Reference
Students & Researchers
Homework Help

  • Includes free access to:
    • Digital version of the the World Book Encyclopedia
  • Audience:
    • Includes the following modules to suit user age & research needs:
    • World Book Kids (elementary school users)
    • World Book Student (upper-elementary and middle-grade users)
    • World Book Advanced (high school and pre-college users)
    • Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos ( Estudiantes de primaria)
    • World Book Timelines (all ages)
    • World Book Discover (resources specifically developed for students reading below grade level due to language or learning difficulties)
  • Perfect for:
    • School essays, reports, & research papers
    • Trustworthy reference information - no Wikipedia required!
  • Video Tutorials
   
World History in Context

 World History in Context (Gale)

 Students & Researchers
Homework Help

  • Includes free access to:
    • Wikipedia-style overviews; primary documents; academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; reference book chapters; images; and more
  • Audience:
    • Middle, High School, & College Students
  • Perfect for:
    • School essays, reports, & research papers
  • Features:
    • Citation Tools - Automatically generate and export APA, MLA, and Chicago Style citations
  • Video Tutorial