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Subscription databases provided through your library give you access to thousands of reference books, magazines, and journals that may not be available locally.

Whatever your interests or research needs, these powerful tools put trustworthy information at your fingertips, 24/7.

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Academic OneFile
Articles and abstracts from scholarly, trade and general-interest periodicals in current events, science, social science, art and the humanities. 

Ancestry Library Edition
In-library use only. Covers United Kingdom and US extensively with census, vital, military, court and immigration records. Also has record collections from Canada, Europe and other areas.

Biography in Context
Biographies on more than 500,000 people from throughout history and around the world.

Books & Authors
Expert book reviews, recommendations and author biographies.

Britannica Escolar - NEW!
Encyclopedia articles and research tools from Encyclopedia Britannica, offered in Spanish.  Britannica Escolar features leveled searches for children and older learners.

Britannica Library - NEW!
This award winning database offers encyclopedia articles, images, and reference tools for children, teens, and adults.  Simply select the level that is right for you (Children, Young Adults, or Reference Center), and search by keyword.

Career Transitions
Provides guidance and essential activities for job-seekers and those exploring career options.
More than 45 years of information with step-by-step procedures, engine, chassis, electrical, drive train, routine maintenance, suspension work and more.



Genealogy Connect
Includes hundreds of authoritative resources, covering genealogy best practices, research methods, and much more.

General OneFile
Search periodicals, newspapers, reference books and multi-media sources on the humanities, education, environmental issues, technology, health care, politics and more. 

Global Issues in Context
Features hundreds of country portals for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health and cultural issues. 

Legal research database with articles from more than 800 journals. U.S. Treaties and Agreements, U.S. Supreme Court decisions, U.S. Statutes at large, and much more.

InfoTrac Newsstand
Provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world?.

Kids InfoBits
Thousands of age appropriate articles, eBooks and images, designed for grades K-6.

Online academic and career practice tests. Areas covered include SAT preparation courses, SAT practice exams, civil service, GED, law enforcement, military, postal services, real estate, U.S. citizenship, and more.

Legal Forms
Includes official legal forms enabling users to create their own legal documents.

Literature Resource Center
Provides access to bibliographical and biographical information, literary criticism, and contextual information covering more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers.


NoveList Plus
Online tool to help readers of all ages find new books to read based on books they've already read or topics in which they are interested.

NoveList Plus K-8
This database focuses on fiction and nonfiction for young readers (kindergarten through 8th grade), with the coverage and searchability of NoveList Plus.

OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat enables you to discover more than one billion electronic, digital and physical resources in libraries around the world through a single search.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
An online library of current event topics--facts and arguments for and against each topic.

This provides single-search access to almost all of the library's Gale content. It helps researchers save time through a streamlined common user interface that can be customized to match skill levels and habits.

Powerspeak Languages
Focusing on the most popular languages being studied today, Powerspeak features a combination of scored online activities, exercises, lessons, and games.

ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people. Offers real-time access to more than 20 Million Businesses, 222 Million Consumers, U.S. New Businesses, and more.


Science in Context
Detailed information for science assignments and projects, including articles, biographies, videos, overviews and experiments.

Student Resources in Context
Explore information from science, literature and history through reference books, newspaper and journal articles, video and audio files. 

Testing and Educational Reference Center
Provides users with in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards, preparatory entrance tests and more. 

U.S. History in Context
Information on US history from primary sources and reference documents, including photographs, illustrations and maps.

World History in Context
Search a broad collection of reference works and primary documents covering the events, movements and individuals that have shaped world history. 


Featured Databases

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NEW!  The award winning Britannica Library offers articles, images, and research tools from Encyclopedia Britannica, with leveled content for children, teens, and adults.

ChiltonLibrary logoChilton Library puts the famous Chilton auto repair guides in the palm of your hand, whenever and wherever you need them.