Databases

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Ancestry.com (library access only)
A genealogy resource with access to historical records and family trees for discovering, preserving and sharing family history.

 

Auto Repair Reference Center
Provides decades of data for vehicle maintenance including photographs, diagnostics, repair procedures, maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls, and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks.

 

Biography Reference Center
A biographical information source that provides reference articles, periodical information and multimedia content covering the life of individuals from every discipline of study.

 

Consumer Reports
Provides frequently updated resources of information and advice on consumer products for better purchasing decisions.

 

Discover & Go
Get free and discounted passes to local museums and cultural institutions through Discover & Go. Check out the Discover & Go FAQs.

 

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center 
Learn how to look for jobs, format a resume, ace an interview, and research scholarships and careers.

 

HeritageQuest Online
A genealogical database with access to census data, family records and local histories.

 

LearningExpressLibrary® 
Prepare for entrance exams and certification tests by taking practice tests and tutorials.

 

Legal Information Reference Center
A resource of over 250 Nolo press legal reference titles in full-text, detailed how-to instructions, and thousands of forms on a wide range of legal issues.

 

Literary Reference Center Plus
Research about literary topics, authors, and their works from all genres, disciplines, time periods, and regions of the world.

 

Live Homework Help®
Free chat tutoring for grades K-12, college intro and adult learners. Every day, 1 – 10 p.m. 24 hour access to Skills Center Resource Library with worksheets, tutorials, study guides, and more.

 

Mango Languages 
Learn a new language. Courses in over 60 languages available.

 

MasterFile Complete (EBSCO)
A comprehensive collection of full-text journals, magazines and trade publications of general interest topics including business, health, education, general science, and multicultural issues.

 

Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)
A full-text newspaper database with a collection of thousands of national, international, state and local newspapers.

 

Newswires (EBSCO)
Find near real-time full-text access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis.

 

NoveList 
Readers’ advisory resource which helps fiction readers find new authors and titles, keep track of series, and prepare for book group discussions.

 

OverDrive eBook and Audiobook Library
Download ebooks and audiobooks of best-selling and classic titles anytime and anywhere to your PC, Mac, ebook reader or mobile device. Need help starting? Try our First Time User Guides.

 

Points of View
Presents data on an assortment of current debated social issues for students to research, analyze and organize on both pro and con standpoints.

 

Small Business Reference Center
Get information and advice on small business and many other common business topics. Includes videos providing business owners with informative interviews, ‘lessons learned,’ lectures and ‘how to’ instructions.

 

Tumblebook Library 
E-books for kids! Tumblebooks has story books, audio books, puzzles and games. Great for parents and kids.

 

Web News (EBSCO)
Get access to top near real-time news feeds from around the globe of over 14,000 feeds covering a range of business and general news topics.

 

Zinio - The World's Largest Newsstand 
Check out, download and enjoy whole digital editions of full color popular magazines on your computer or mobile device. First-Time User Guide

 

 

 

 

 

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