: auto repair with diagnostic information for foreign and domestic cars. Access manufacturers' automotive repair manuals from 1982 to the present. Included are maintenance schedules, illustrated diagnosis and repair procedures, and the most recent technical service bulletins and recall notices. Due to licensing restrictions, this site is not available for at-home use, or use with a temporary card.
American Antiquarian Society (AAS)
: provides digital access to a highly comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1691 and 1877. Subject areas covered in the collection reach into every facet of American life, including science, literature, health and medicine, agriculture, women's fashion, family life, religion, advertising, women's issues, the history of slavery, industry and professions, culture and the arts.
: A digitized collection of materials that chronicle American historical events. These materials include recordings, images, maps, sheet music, and other records from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions.
Ancestry® Library Edition
: delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. It's an online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more.Due to licensing restrictions, this site is not available for at-home use. Requires IE 8 or higher.
Ancient and Medieval History
: provides thorough coverage of world history from prehistory through the mid-1500s, with special Topic Centers on key civilizations and regions, including the ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome; ancient and medieval Africa, Asia, and the Americas; and medieval Europe and the Islamic World. Database includes event and topic entries, slideshows, primary sources, images, tablet/mobile-friendly videos, general and topic-specific timelines, biographies of key people, and original maps and charts.
: provides up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.
Biography In Context (Gale)
: biographical information for over 500,000 people. Search for current or historic figures based on name, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates, places, or occupation.
: PreK-3, early readers, reluctant readers and English Language Learners. 190 animated, talking picture books with more than 50 books in Spanish. Play educational games. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card.
BrainFuse Adult Learning Center
: Brainfuse Adult Learning Center provides online, one-on-one coaching to help improve jobs skills and provides tools for job searching. It provides practice tests like the GED and U.S. Citizenship tests. Live tutors and resume building assistance are available 7 days a week from 3 p.m. until 12 midnight. Access is also available in Spanish. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card
BrainFuse Homework HelpNow
: Brainfuse Homework HelpNow provides online homework help through live, one-to-one tutoring for students in grades K-12 and college. Brainfuse provides help with subjects like math and science, an interactive writing lab and ACT and SAT test preparation. Live tutors are available 7 days a week from 3 p.m. until 12 midnight. Access is also available in Spanish. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card
Business and Marketing (Gale)
: Search this database for basic information, definitions and current status on such topics as marketing, business plans, branding and others. Text-to-speech available
Business Plans Handbook Collection (Gale)
: Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans. Start your search by a basic key word search. Text-to-speech available
Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
: provides full text for thousands of business journals, including peer-reviewed, scholarly business publications. Coverage includes all subject areas related to business, including accounting, management, finances, personnel, and more. Need to research a company or industry? Business Source Premier provides full text Datamonitor reports for companies and industries. Need to keep up with your profession or trends in your industry? Try searching trade journals or business journals by key word. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
: Career Cruising includes tools to help identify work interests, skills, and learning preference through nationally recognized assessment tests. Provides comprehensive college, university, and vocational school information to help plan education and training. Contains advice for developing a job search plan, writing cover letters and resumes and preparing for job interviews. Helps find available jobs in specific career interests. Has a My Plan tool to
help keep track of personalized career exploration and planning activities.
: CareerOneStop is a free pathway to career planning, with extensive tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, this is an important site for any career changer or job seeker. America's Career & InfoNet
can be accessed through CareerOneStop.
: Cemetery maps and records about the deceased that are buried in Roselawn or Grandview cemeteries in Fort Collins.
Children's Technology Review (use in Library)
: Provides objective reviews of children's interactive media products and help parents, teachers, researchers, publishers and librarians find interactive media products. The ratings reward settings that empower children, fostering an active, responsive, child controlled setting.
: A collection of selected historic newspaper pages representing the time period 1836-1922. Pages selected are from approximately half of the states in the United States, and document significant events in each of those state's history and geography.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO General Health)
: full text for journals, legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials in nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
Colorado Grants Guide
: This tool for nonprofit and community-based organizations is a comprehensive
grants database containing hundreds of profiles of funders that support
Colorado nonprofit organizations. The searchable online database allows grant-
seekers to research funders that support a specific area of interest,
geographic location or type of grant such as general operating support or
capital campaigns. Due to licensing restrictions, this site is not available for at-home use.
Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection
(CHNC): currently includes more than 500,000 digitized pages, representing 163 individual newspaper titles published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. Due to copyright restrictions, CHNC does not generally include newspapers published after 1923.
Consumer Health Complete
: Consumer Health Complete is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. This database is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. It provides content covering areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
: Full text articles 01/01/1991 to present are available in EBSCO's Masterfile Premier database. You can search by browsing in individual issues or click "Search within this publication" to search mulitple issues at
the same time. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
: Overviews of current issues and controversial topics including pro/con statements, background and chronology on the topic, assessment of the current situation, and bibliographies of key sources written by CQ Press journalists.
Criminal Justice Database (Proquest)
: supports research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. It includes U.S. and international scholarly journals, correctional and law enforcement trade publications, dissertations, crime reports, crime blogs and other material relevant for researchers or those preparing for careers in criminal justice, law enforcement and related fields.
: Concise, reliable, and up-to-date reports on more than 200 countries, each U.S. state, and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. Insider perspectives on daily life, culture, history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. The Culturegrams database is provided in partnership with the Poudre School District. Text-to-speech available
(Demographics): Provides detailed U.S. demographic data, with reporting and mapping capabilities. Good for business, sociology, finance, marketing, public administration, political science research and for preparing a business plan, comparing macro and micro trends of a selected populations, comparing the demographics and market potential of any geography(ies) in the United States.
: is a free online encyclopedia where children ages 7-11, parents, and teachers can look up information in subject areas ranging from
science and math to geography. It uses the same visual approach to content as DK's print books.
: is designed to help new drivers study state manuals and take driving practice tests based on the real DMV written exams. Provided are free tests, written specifically based on the Colorado DMV materials. Included are accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility on driving practice tests.
Education Research Complete (EBSCO)
: Bibliographic and full text database covering scholarly research relating to all areas of education. Topics included from early childhood to higher education in full text from 1300 education journals plus other resources..
Elementary School Research (Ebsco's Explora)
: Resources for grades K-5. Search for articles, news and more using a single search box. Browse popular topics by category. Results can be limited to reading levels. Text-to-speech available
Encyclopedia of American Industries
: provides detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business. The work consists of more than 1,000 detailed profiles of the manufacturing and service industries, including agriculture, mining, construction, wholesale and retail: finance, insurance, real estate, service industries, and public administration. Typical entries include an overview; description of the industry's size, status, organization and structure; discussion of its history, development and current conditions; profiles of pioneers in the field; trends and long-term outlook; leading companies; employment outlook; a bibliography of further reading sources; and much more. Text-to-speech available
Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries
: provides industry overviews, history, and current status of new industries, business segments that are pioneering new technologies and those introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets. The encyclopedia includes detailed profiles on approximately 140 emerging industries from alternative education and biometrics to wireless communication and WAP. To start, enter a key word, or drop down the Table of Contents. Text-to-speech available
Encyclopedia of Global Industries
: chronicles the history, development and current status of the world's most high-profile industries. The encyclopedia includes comprehensive, international coverage organized by industry, providing a unique blend of overview and outlook. The work consists of approximately 125 detailed profiles of major global industries, such as mining, pharmaceuticals, motor vehicles and many others. Simply enter a key word, or drop down the eTableofcontents. Text-to-speech available
(EBSCO): provides comprehensive coverage for Environmental Studies including agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.
Films on Demand
: Films On Demand is a web-based digital video delivery platform that allows you to view streaming videos anytime, anywhere, 24/7!
: provides unlimited access to online profiles on over 900 industries. This research tool features in-depth, up-to-date information and gives you the insight you need to provide greater value to students, professors, small business owners and job seekers. Profiles include: Industry overviews, competitive landscape, products, operations and technology, finance and regulation, regional and international issues, human resources and labor statistics.
Fort Collins Coloradoan
: Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community. Paid advertisements are
excluded. (1999 - current)
Foundation Directory Online
: is the nation's leading online resource for funding research. Updated weekly, Foundation Directory Online provides details of more than 108,000 U.S. foundations and corporate donors, over 3 million recent grants, and over 500,000 key decision makers.
Available only on-site at the Harmony and Old Town libraries.
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
: is an online database of nearly 10,000 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers.
Available only on-site at the Harmony and Old Town libraries.
: is Foundation Center's premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world. With millions of grants from 2006 to the present, innovative ways to visualize funding data, and the flexibility and precision to tailor research, Foundation Maps helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and strengthen their impact.
Available only on-site at the Harmony and Old Town libraries.
Gale Literary Sources
: Provides access to biographical and bibliographical information and references on U.S. and international authors and an extensive collection of full-text literary commentary about novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, and other creative writers using Contemporary Authors and Literature Criticism Online.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
: Search encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for the arts, environmental issues, world religions, native American tribes, biographical information on important and interesting people, history, medical topics, animals, and literary criticism. Text-to-speech available
General Research (Ebsco's Explora)
: Discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art, music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health and sports. Search for articles, news and more using a single search box. Browse popular topics by category. Results can be limited to reading levels. Text-to-speech and citation tools provided. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
: Articles, many in full text, from both academic and general magazines & government reports which focus on the relationship between human beings and the environment Topics range from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond useful in studies of ecology and agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
: Family histories, genealogical serials, local history, and primary sources. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card.
High School Research (Ebsco's Explora)
: Resources for grades 9-12. Discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art, music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health and sports. Search for articles, news and more using a single search box. Browse popular topics by category. Results can be limited to reading levels. Text-to-speech and citation tools provided. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
History Reference Center (EBSCO)
: History Reference Center (EBSCO): Comprehensive, full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research. Features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. Includes images, videorecordings and primary sources. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
: Stream and download movies, television shows, music and audiobooks. Limit is 7 items a month.
: JobNow provides practical tools to help get a job. It is an online job resource center - including help from real live experts. Check out job listings and the Resume Builder. Talk to actual coaches who can help improve your resume and provide interview tips.
JSTOR (Arts & Sciences)
: Access to academic journals 3 years old and older in a broad spectrum of disciplines, including education, business, history, language & literature, law, music, psychology, philosophy and public policy. Also included are a large number of journals in the biological sciences. This large backfile includes journals from early in the 1900's.
JSTOR (Life Sciences)
: Full-text access to scholarly journals. Complete back runs of many titles available spread out over the last 150 years but no current coverage for the last 3-5 years. Available collections include Biological Sciences, Botany & Plant Sciences, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Paleontology, and Health Sciences.
: is a national coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the financial literacy of pre-kindergarten through college-age youth by providing advocacy, research, standards and educational resources. Jump$tart strives to
prepare youth for life-long successful financial decision-making.
Larimer County Workforce Center
: Looking for work or thinking of switching careers, but not sure where to start? Make your first stop the Larimer County Workforce Center. The Workforce Center offers training, workshops and a variety of other tools to help with all areas of your career search or transition. For job seekers, resources include an online job bank and on-site resource lab, job fairs and hiring events and one-on-one consultations with an employment specialist.
: If you're searching for a job, thinking about a career change, or want to take that next step on the ladder to success, LearningExpress can help you. You'll find courses and practices full of helpful information on a wide variety of career and workplace subjects: choosing a great career, job hunting, interviewing, networking, sharpening your business writing skills, dealing with coworkers, achieving success on the job, and much more. Preparing for a professional exam? Curious about a particular occupation? You'll find instantly scored practice tests based on the official exams for a wide variety of careers. Explore your future now. To use this database, register for an account on the database site. The username is your PRPLD library card number. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card
Legal Information Reference Center (EBSCO)
: Contains full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.
Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts (EBSCO)
with full text: Designed for librarians, LISTA Indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. This database also contains full text for more than 330 journals and nearly 30 full-text monographs. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
Literature, Gale Virtual Reference Library
: contains information on American and world literature as well as critical analysis of over 100 individual literary classics of fiction, short stories, and poetry. Text-to-speech available
: Training video courses to learn technology, creative and business skills. It contains thousands of courses including web development, video and audio production, presentation skills, leadership and management strategies, animation, photography and technology skills for teachers. Courses can be taken on any desktop, laptop or tablet. NOTE: To use this database, 'Create a Profile' on the database website. If you forget your password, please contact Lynda.com directly at email@example.com or 888.335.9632 to get it reset
prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English. It provides a self-paced learning program that teaches languages through relevant and topical dialogue using the four key components - vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture.
Market Share Reporter (GALE)
: presents comparative business statistics. Each entry features a descriptive title; data and market description; a list of producers/products along with their market share; and cites original sources.
MAS Ultra (EBSCO)
: Contains full text for popular general interest magazines, biographies and primary source documents. Large image collection of photos,maps, & flags. Expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines. Topics include history, health, education, business, astronomy, biology, politics, mathematics and more. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
: provides full text coverage for periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues including full text access to the Consumer Reports Magazine. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
: Información sobre enfermedades, condiciones, y las cuestiones de bienestar en un idioma que puede entender. Aprenda acerca de los últimos tratamientos, busque información sobre un medicamento o suplemento, averigüe el significado de las palabras, o vea videos e ilustraciones médicas. Tenga acceso a los sitios de internet con lo último en investigación médica y averigüe acerca de estudios clínicos sobre una enfermedad o condición. Un servicio de los Institutos Nacionales de Salud de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina de E.U.
: information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. Learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos and illustrations. Access links to the latest medical research and find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition. A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health.
: Powered by Hoover's, a Dun & Bradstreet Solution, Mergent includes over 70 million U.S. private businesses, over 3.5 million Canadian private businesses, over 6,500 U.S. public companies, 245 million global private businesses with corporate family tree; a residential search that includes 250 million North American residents; over 90 million executives including contacts and biographies. Easy to use. Download 2,000 records at one time.
Middle School Research (Ebsco's Explora)
: Resources for grades 6-8. Discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art, music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health and sports. Search for articles, news and more using a single search box. Browse popular topics by category. Results can be limited to reading levels. Text-to-speech and citation tools provided. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
: is a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help individuals outside the financial mainstream enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships.
My Heritage Library Edition
(EBSCO): provides access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.
Naxos Music Library (use from home)
: Streamed recordings of primarily classical music and also world/folk music, Chinese orchestral, and traditional music. Background and educational material is included. Create personalized playlists to bookmark favorite pieces. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card.
Naxos Music Library (use in Library)
: Streamed recordings of primarily classical music and also world/folk music, Chinese orchestral, and traditional music. Background and educational material is included. Create personalized playlists to bookmark favorite pieces.
: Access records for New England, New York and beyond. Contains vital records (births, deaths, marriages) by state and locality for selected time periods. There are church records, probate records, and histories of individual families, as well as cemetery and burial records, local histories, court records and land records.
Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
: Provides full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, and newspaper columns, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Los Angeles Times. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
: information about popular fiction and nonfiction titles that will guide you as you select what to read next. Search among hundreds of thousands of titles. Includes Author Read-Alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, lists of award winners and more.
: thousands of downloadable fiction and non-fiction eBooks, audiobooks, music, and videos for use on a computer or a portable device. NOTE: Must have a library card to create an account and download
Oxford Art Online
: Comprehensive, worldwide visual arts resource spanning prehistory to the present day. Access to thousands of images, artist biographies, and extensive image links to museum and gallery web sites around the world. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card.
Oxford English Dictionary
: Provides a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of more than 600,000 words -- past and present -- from across the English-speaking world. This site is not available for use with a temporary card.
Oxford Music Online
: all types of popular music including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music from 1900 to the present day. Includes articles, biographies and links to music-related web sites. Listen to examples of these different types of music, find musician biographies, and view 3-D interactive images of musical instruments. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card.
Oxford Scholarship Online
: covers 20 subject areas in the humanities, social sciences, medicine and law including African American History, Asian Studies, Film Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, and Television Studies. It provides full-text searching of roughly 300 full-text titles and over 8000 abstracts of academic monographs.
: PebbleGo helps teach research skills to K-3 students using built-in reading and
research tools such as leveled text, consistent navigation, fun educational games, and spoken-word audio.
: makes it easy for anyone to readily access and understand
vital industry trends (including finance, markets, technologies, deregulation,
research/development and globalization) in order to understand how individual
industries work today and how where they will be tomorrow. Useful for
conducting market research, looking for business prospects, writing a business
plan, planning a business strategy or looking for a job.
Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)
: A full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 290 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. The database also offers guides to debate, developing arguments and writing position papers. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
Primary Search (EBSCO Youth Reference)
: Provides full text for children's magazines and children's pamphlets, designed for the elementary school student. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
Primary Sources (Gale Virtual Reference Library)
: A single search of this collection of electronic reference books will return primary source documents on many current controversial topics and on 20th century U.S. history. Text-to-speech available
: Provides a series of 100 informative videos, plus practice exercises
and quizzes to help prepare for the Civics, Reading and Writing portions of the
Naturalization Test. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card
: ProQuest News is the online gateway to over 850 newspapers. The database includes international, national and regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, The Denver Post, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Proquest News database is provided in partnership with the Poudre School District.
ProQuest Science Journal and ProQuest Set for Science
: ProQuest Science Journals contains full text journals related to both applied and general sciences, including physics, engineering, astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry, and other scientific fields. ProQuest Set for Science contains full text journals with a focus on earth, life, physical, medical, and applied sciences. Both of these science databases can be searched simultaneously.
: is a robust database offering complete access to the full text of more than 90 landmark journals in behavioral science and related fields ranging from education, to nursing, to business, to neuroscience.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)
: A comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection can be searched independently, but also allows users from subscribing institutions to conveniently link to full text from citations within PsycINFO. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
: thousands of downloadable fiction and non-fiction audiobooks to be played on a computer or transferred to a portable device. NOTE: Must have a library card to create an account and download
: provides business and consumer research. It can help users
create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis and locate people. It has
real-time access to information on more than 20 million businesses and 222
Regional Business News (EBSCO)
: provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
: Fire insurance maps that show locations of businesses and residences in downtown areas of major towns in Colorado. Maps depict the size and footprints of the buildings.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans (GALE)
: provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by
private organizations and companies. Intended for students and others
interested in education funding.
: offers thirty complete scientific units over six curricula strands with an emphasis on the latest STEM thinking and the Next Generation Science Standards. ScienceFlix has leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation in a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9. It also contains many ideas for Science Fair projects.
Science Reference Center (EBSCO)
: Comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content that contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Science Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
Select Families of New Mexico
: This genealogical database contains over 500,000 individuals mainly of Spanish and Native American heritage. It was compiled by Ladeane Miller. Due to licensing restrictions, this site is not available for at-home use.
SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series)
: contains articles and reports on current topics such as racism, poverty, welfare, environment, immigration, women's rights, and criminal justice. SIRS Government Reporter is a source for federal government statistical and summary reports on a wide variety of topics. Text-to-speech available
. License is for use by individual patrons; use in schools or other institutions is not covered
Small Engine Repair (EBSCO)
: Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, Small Engine Repair Reference Center provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. There are over 440 full-text reference books with original photos and illustrations that guide the user through every job.
Social Sciences Full Text
(EBSCO): covers the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, including addiction studies, ethics, public welfare, and urban studies.
: Statista provides multi-disciplinary statistics, facts and market data covering various markets and industries. Due to licensing restrictions, this site is not available for at-home use. Please see a librarian for help in accessing this site.
Topic Search (EBSCO)
: Middle and high school students. Full text articles and reports on social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other current topics from international and regional newspapers, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information. Text-to-speech available in HTML format
: Online resource that leverages the True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and skills through the inquiry process. All of the True Book titles are supported with a diverse reservoir of related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text. For beginning researchers, it includes a project goal and ideas or questions on how to do research. Related content and web links provide opportunities for further research. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card
: are electronic books with added animation, sound, music and narration which the parent can read to the child, or the child can have read to them via an audio soundtrack. Some titles are available in Spanish or French. TumbleBooks also offers word searches and other puzzles and games.
: USAJOBS is the official job site of the US Federal Government. It's your one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information. Learn how to use USAJOBS, how the federal hiring process works; discover special hiring programs; search by agency, occupation, location. See which jobs are in demand. Apply to Federal Agencies.
: Information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy. Due to licensing restrictions, this site is not available for at-home use. Please see a librarian for help in accessing this site.
: search the collections of libraries in the United States and around the world. Search for books, music CDs, videos and digital content, article citations with links to their full text, authoritative research materials, documents and photos of local or historic significance and digital versions of rare items.
: Unlimited simultaneous access to magazines with unrestricted viewing 24/7. The library subscribes to 55 popular titles such as, Economist, Newsweek, The Oprah Magazine and ESPN, Zamoof for Kids, Gamesmaster and Beer Connoisseur Magazine.