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Books & Reading

  • Books & Authors - A great resource for finding your next favorite book.

  • WorldCat - Search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world.


College & Career Testing

  • Learning Express - Practice tests, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve at school, at work, or in life


General Reference

  •  Academic OneFile - Provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources

  • General OneFile - Largest general-interest database, serving as the public library's ultimate periodical resource.

  • Informe Academio -  Meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America.

  • Kids Infobits  -  A content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.

  • Research in Context - Research and reference for Middle School students.

  • Reference USA - Access to business and residential information and job postings.

  • Student Edition -  Discover periodicals and reference book content supporting high school student research.


  • Health & Wellness Resource Center -- Comprehensive consumer health resource, provides accurate, authoritative information on a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative and complementary medical practices.
  • Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine - provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.

Hobbies & Crafts

Jobs & Resumes

  • Learning Express - Practice tests, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve at school, at work, or in life.

  • Vocations & Careers - Access to journals and magazines that aid users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career.


Language Learning

Magazines, Newspapers & Journal Articles

  • Infotrak Newsstand - access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world in full-text.

  • Popular Magazines - Magazines that provide a strong focus on current events, sports, science and health and  access to the full collection of National Public Radio programs, including transcripts and podcasts.