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ABC-CLIO United States Geography 

This interactive database helps students better understand the geographic, historic, social, political, cultural, and economic landscape of the United States, as well as the challenges facing the nation and individual states.

ABC-CLIO World Geography

Authoritative content and online tools that develops students’ global literacy, focusing on geographic, political, social, economic and cultural forces.

Academic Search Complete

Coverage on a wide range of topics. Includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities.

Agricola

This database contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library. Coverage for AGRICOLA dates back to 1970 and includes more than 4.8 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.

Alldata Online

Comprehensive resource for automotive diagnostic and repair information. Must be used in Internet Explorer. Must be used inside the library.

Alt HealthWatch

Full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.

Applied Science & Technology Source

Full-text and indexed content covering the full spectrum of the applied science and computing disciplines from acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear engineering.

Art & Architecture

Full-text art research covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design. Strong international coverage with hundreds of full-text journals, magazines, and books, plus detailed indexing, abstracts, and thousands of images.

Associates Program Source

Full-text coverage for the subject areas most relevant to two-year college programs including biotechnology, graphic arts, criminal justice and veterinary assisting

AtoZdatabases

Detailed information on 30 million businesses and executives, over 200 million residents and 2 million new businesses, as well as new movers/homeowners, U.S. healthcare professionals, a jobs database, background and criminal search and email marketing.

Auto Repair Source

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. Designed for touch-enabled devices such as laptops and tablets, Auto Repair Source offers a user-friendly search experience and access to a wealth of information to help users diagnose, repair and maintain today’s complex vehicles. Diagrams and images can be easily magnified and printed.

Biography Reference Center

Coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).

Brittanica Learning Zone

Pre K – 2nd grade. Activity-centered learning to explore, play, read, and build technology skills. Letters, numbers, geography, shapes and much more are included.

Brittanica School – Elementary

Grades 3-5. Find information on countries, animals, and people in articles, media, and a world atlas.  Watch and learn with videos, games, and activities.

Brittanica School – High

High School and adult. Primary sources for quick facts and in-depth information on history, geography, people, places, science, and much more. Biographies, world atlas, countries comparison, articles and interactive resources are available.

Brittanica School – Middle

Grades 6-8. Find maps, photos, articles, and famous people and places. Compare countries and tour the U.S.A. For homework help and your curiosity.

Caribbean Search

Caribbean Search is a multidisciplinary database that provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles pertinent to the countries and people of the Caribbean region. The collection contains over 730 Caribbean focused scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, reports and reference books making this the largest collection of full text content available to academic, school and public libraries in the region. This database is updated weekly on EBSCOhost.

Central & Eastern European Academic Source

Central & Eastern European Academic Source (CEEAS) provides full text (including PDF) coverage for scholarly journals published in central and eastern European countries. This multidisciplinary, multilingual database offers full text content to many academic.

Computer Skills Tutorial from LearningExpress Library

This covers Getting Started with your Computer and Internet, Popular Software (Excel, Access, OneDrive, Outlook, Powerpoint, Project, Sharepoint, Visio, and Word), Computer Graphics & Illustration (Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop), and understanding your Operating System (Windows 7/8/10).

Consumer Health Complete

Provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.

Consumer Health Information – Arabic

الصحة باللغة الإنجليزية

يوفر تقرير عن الصحة سهل القراءة ومبني على تقصي الدلائل حول مجموعة متنوعة من الأمراض والحالات وإجراءات العلاج. تمت مراجعة كافة التقارير من قبل أطباء وتعكس معظم المعلومات الحالية.

Consumer Health Information – Spanish

Salud en español

provee un informe sobre salud basado en evidencias de fácil lectura sobre una gran variedad de enfermedades, afecciones y tratamientos. Todos los informes se encuentran arbitrados por especialistas y contienen la información más actualizada.

DemographicsNow: Business & People

Robust and highly-detailed demographic data, ideal for gaining consumer and market insight as you consider opening a business, finding an audience for your products, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and more.