Research & Learning Tools

Complete List A-Z

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Academic Search Premier

Features thousands of full-text and peer-reviewed articles. Includes excellent resources for many academic subjects; including psychology, religion, physics, and chemistry.

Ancestry Library Edition (in-house use only)

Ancestry Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more, making it an ideal resource for genealogical research. (Ancestry Library Edition is for in-house use only.)

AtoZdatabases

Provides information on millions of businesses, professionals, and households; as well as job listings, interview tips, and resume templates. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, marketing research, and employment opportunities.

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Britannica Library

Contains thousands of encyclopedia articles and accompanying photographs, videos, and illustrations. Content is organized into three categories—Children, Young Adults, and Reference Center—to meet your specific information needs.

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Chilton Library

Chilton Library contains detailed repair, maintenance, and service information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles from 1940 onward. Updated monthly.

Consumer Reports

This trusted, independent resource provides in-depth reviews of products ranging from vehicles to retirement accounts. Its ratings, side-by-side comparisons, and videos are updated frequently.

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Flipster

Flipster is a next-generation magazine service that allows people to browse digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines, courtesy of the library.

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InfoTrac Newsstand

Provides access to millions of full-text articles published from 1980 onward in over a thousand national, regional, and local newspapers throughout the U.S. and the world. Also provides access to thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts. Updated daily.

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Libby

Did you know your local library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks? You can borrow them, instantly, for free, using just the device in your hand. Download the Libby (Overdrive) app on your smartphone or tablet!

Literary Reference Center

Provides information and analysis on thousands of authors and their works. Includes biographies, book reviews, criticism, and synopses from authoritative reference sources and academic journals.

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MasterFILE Premier

This powerful, user-friendly resource contains articles from thousands of periodicals, as well as reference books and primary source documents; covers business, health, education, general science, multicultural studies, and more.

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Novelist Plus

Get customized reading recommendations, find award-winning books, and more.

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OverDrive

OverDrive's eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming movies are available to Acorn cardholders. This service is compatible with many devices—including iPads and iPhones, Androids, Kindles, Nooks, PCs, and Macs. Access additional information and instructions.

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Science Reference Center

Provides encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals on a wide range of science topics.

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Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online offers the most comprehensive language-learning solution for libraries. With this flexible program, you can quickly and easily learn new languages using a wide variety of courses and activities.

TumbleBook Library

TumbleBook Premium includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, books in Spanish and French, puzzles and games.

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Universal Class

Universal Class offers over 500 CEU level courses covering 30 subject areas including computer training, personal finance, how to/do it yourself, general education, business, pet & animal care, career training, health & medicine, arts & crafts, and much more!

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Virtual Reference Library

Provides encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources across a broad range of disciplines.

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World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Este recurso ofrece un contenido editorial excelente World Book y multimedia en español.

World Book Online for Kids

An online encyclopedia offering easy-to-read articles and a wealth of engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities.

World Book Online Info Finder

Search encyclopedia articles, multimedia collections, maps, primary source documents, e-books and more. Also includes research tools and science projects.

WorldCat

WorldCat searches all libraries across the United States. Use it to discover print, audiovisual, and electronic resources beyond those available locally. Please Contact Us to request materials found here.