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Academic OneFile (Login required - click here)
    Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of all academic disciplines, Academic OneFile is authoritative and comprehensive. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, including full-text coverage of the New York Times since 1995. Updated daily.

Adult Learning Center (LearningExpress Library)
    This center offers busy adults the resources to improve their basic skills in reading, writing, and math, prepare for the GED® test, or become a U.S. citizen.

Ancestry.com
    Ancestry Library Edition provides access to family history via documents that record the lineage of individuals from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more. AVAILABLE FROM LIBRARY COMPUTERS ONLY.

Arizona Republic (ProQuest) (Login required - click here)
    Searchable collection of articles from 1999 to the present.

Biography in Context (Login required - click here)
    Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

Books & Authors (Login required - click here)
    Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.

BrainHQ
    Think faster, focus better, and remember more with BrainHQ—clinically proven brain exercises.

Business Collection (Login required - click here)
    Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.

Career Center (LearningExpress Library)
    Are you preparing for a professional exam? Are you curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills? Choose the Career Center and begin your path to a bright future.

Career Transitions (Login required - click here)
    Career Transitions is a comprehensive career resource that allows you to search for and track jobs, create targeted resumes and cover letters, practice and master interview techniques, explore and identify career paths according to your interests, experience and what?s in demand, and find schools and education/training programs. Career Transitions is your one-stop-shop for finding a new job/career or for finding expert tips on how to set yourself apart in an increasingly competitive job market.

ChiltonLibrary.com (Login required - click here)
    ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.

College Center (LearningExpress Library)
    Strengthen your academic skills and prepare for placement tests and graduate school entrance exams here.

College Prep Center (LearningExpress Library)
    Getting into college is an important step to building a strong future. First, you must do well on your college admission tests and write a personal essay that highlights your special talents. Use this center to get the resources you need to achieve your college preparation goals.

Computer Database (Login required - click here)
    Find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.

Computer Skills Center (LearningExpress Library)
    Video courses are the fastest and easiest way to learn how to use a computer. Use the materials in this center to learn the basics of computers, from searching the Internet to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, implementing design, and more.

Expanded Academic ASAP (Login required - click here)
    From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images.

Freegal Music
    Freegal Music is a free and legal downloadable music service, offering a variety of music from Sony Music Entertainment. With Freegal, and your current library card, you can download and keep up to 5 MP3 songs per week and listen from a computer or portable device.

Gale Genealogy Connect (Login required - click here)
    Gale Genealogy Connect includes the how-to of genealogy research in addition to the idiosyncrasies of genealogical research in specific subject areas. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced researcher looking for in-depth genealogy data this is the place to start your research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can have 24/7 access to them online.

Gale Legal Forms (Login required - click here)
    Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.

Gale PowerSearch (Login required - click here)
    Gale PowerSearch is a search platform unlike any other, providing libraries with a sophisticated yet simple solution for managing a wealth of periodical, reference, multimedia and primary source information.

General OneFile (Login required - click here)
    A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: 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. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

General Reference Center (Login required - click here)
    Find articles from magazines, reference books, and newspapers, many with full-text and images. Find the latest current events, popular culture, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

Global Issues in Context (Login required - click here)
    Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of these issues. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

Health Reference Center Academic (Login required - click here)
    Find articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

Heritage Quest
    Heritage Quest Online offers unique material for both genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s. AVAILABLE FROM LIBRARY COMPUTERS ONLY.

High School Equivalency Center (Learning Express Library)
    Earning a high school equivalency credential can open the door to better income, a more fulfilling job, and a college education. If you are preparing for the GED® test, HiSET® or TASC™ exams, our practice tests, interactive tutorials, and eBooks will help you reach your goal.

hoopla
    eBooks, eAudiobooks, streaming music, and video.

Informe Académico (Login required - click here)
    Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

InstantFlix
    This streaming movie service provides unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries.

Kids InfoBits (Login required - click here)
    Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It 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.

LearningExpress Library
    LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.

LegalTrac (Login required - click here)
    Find articles in all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. Included are articles on Federal and State Cases, Laws and Regulations, Legal Practice, and Taxation. Also included are: British Commonwealth, European Union and International Law.

Literature Resource Center (Login required - click here)
    Find up-to-date 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 The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.

Literature Resources from Gale (Login required - click here)
    Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across several major Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.

LitFinder (Login required - click here)
    Covering world literature and authors throughout history, LitFinder contains a wealth of literary works including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. LitFinder also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

Mitchell ProDemand
    comprehensive automotive repair and maintenance information. Follow-on and eventual replacement for Mitchell1. Available from computers in Library only; click LOGIN button if your Library computer does not automatically let you in.

Morningstar
    investment information. Available from computers in Library only.

National Geographic Virtual Library (Login required - click here)
    National Geographic Virtual Library supports a range of scholarly research needs in the areas of science, history, technology, the environment, cultures, and more.

Newsstand (Login required - click here)
    InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day's news and searchable archives. You can customize your online newspaper database features including search options. With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results format.

NoveList Plus (Login required - click here)
    NoveList Plus has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages. It includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more. NoveList's expertise in books and reading means that you'll always get the best help for finding just the right books.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Login required - click here)
    Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

OverDrive Digital Collection
    Popular novels, classics and nonfiction eBooks and eAudiobooks to download

OverDrive eAudiobook Collection
    Start listening to great audiobooks from the library . . . any time, anywhere.

OverDrive for Kids
    free, downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks for kids.

OverDrive Streaming Video
    Start watching great videos from the library . . . any time, anywhere.

Powerspeak Languages (Login required - click here)
    Whether you want to learn a language for travel, business, or personal enrichment, Powerspeak Languages is a breakthrough in online language learning. The highly engaging courses utilize an arsenal of progressive language learning methods. Powerspeak Languages is an entertaining and effective way to learn a new language.

RBdigital
    Popular novels, classics and nonfiction eAudiobooks to download

RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio)
    Access to free e-magazines to read on your computer and a variety of mobile devices. With RBdigital Magazines, and your current library card, you can download and keep free digital copies of a variety of popular magazines.

Recursos para hispanohablantes (LearningExpress Library)
    Este centro ofrece a los adultos que están muy ocupados los recursos para mejorar sus habilidades básicas, ganar sus credenciales de GED® o ser ciudadano estadounidense.

ReferenceUSA (Login required - click here)
    Business and residential information for reference and research

Rocket Languages (Login required - click here)
    Learn or perfect your knowledge of another language online.

School Center (LearningExpress Library)
    The resources here can help students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.

Science In Context (Login required - click here)
    Contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Includes reference content plus full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

Student Resources in Context (Login required - click here)
    Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience combined with new features such as Search Assist and quick fact boxes.

Testing and Educational Reference Center (Login required - click here)
    Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.

Tumble Book Library
    eBooks for eKids!

UniversalClass
    UniversalClass offers free online courses featuring real instructors and the ability to connect with other students. Continuing education units are available on selected courses.

U.S. History in Context (Login required - click here)
    U.S. History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

World Book
    World Book encyclopedia online.

World History in Context (Login required - click here)
    World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.