Online Resources

online-resources

Ebooks | Digital Books for Kids | Career Resources | Databases


 

Ebooks

OverDrive.jpg Click here to browse the OverDrive Collection for eBooks, audiobooks and music.
View listings of compatible devices and more in OverDrive’s Device Resource center


3m1.jpgEbooks

Click here to browse the 3M eBook Collection
Click here to set up your eReader/portable device.


 

Digital Books for Kids

UniteForLiteracy Unite for Literacy

An online library of over 120 picture books with 26 language narrations, making them perfect for emergent readers everywhere. Free website, library card not required.

 


tumblebooks TumbleBooks
Animated picture books online. Download free books and the free TumbleReader to enjoy e-books offline too.

 


pebblego-logo-header PebbleGo
PebbleGo is the award winning PreK-3 database for reading and research. The PebbleGo databases make learning and improving reading and research skills fun, building on children’s interest


pebblego-next PebbleGoNext
PebbleGo Next is the next step in research for students grades 3-6. PebbleGo Next is carefully aligned to grades 3-6 curriculum objectives. The databases is simple to navigate and offer key reading supports such as read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting along with a variety of downloadable, including prompts to inspire critical thinking.


Career Resources

Job Hero
It’s not always easy to decide on a career – after all, the choice you make will determine how you spend much of your time for years or decades to come. Luckily, there are tons of resources out there to help you assess your talents, skills and interests, along with many informative articles, blogs, and podcasts on the subject. And you’ll find the best of them in this guide, which includes more than 40 individual resources for how to choose a career that’s a good fit for you. Also included are resources to help you determine what types of organizational cultures you might thrive under, as well as resources specifically for people looking to make a career change.


What’s a Database?

Databases are resources the library provides (and usually pays for) that contain articles, information, statistics, and images, from magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals, and reference books. Some databases are general collections featuring publications on a variety of subjects and others are specialty collections. The library’s subscription databases are available for use in the library or remotely 24/7 with your library card.

Patron ID= your library card number.

Database Tutorials

Databases

General Research | Repair | Health | Business | Legal | Homework Help | Books | Geneology | Other


General Research:

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EBSCOhost is a single access point to most of the individual databases listed here. Click “General Research Databases” to select and broaden your search for information and articles across multiple databases.


explora_web_button_150x75Explora

Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. Explora provides students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.



Repair:

arrc_button_150x75Auto Repair Reference Center

Do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs, and updates are added on a regular basis. All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians.


serrc_button_150x75Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Repair and maintenance guides for all types of small engines. Detailed, yet user-friendly, the database contains over 440 full-text reference books with original photos and illustrations that guide the user through every job.



Health:

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The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. Covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine.



Business:

business-search-interface Business Search Interface

Browse and search for company profiles, industry information, market research, and country economic data.


bsp_button_150x75Business Source Premier

The industry’s most popular business research database with full-text for more than 2,200 journals and business publications, including peer-reviewed titles. Covers management, marketing, banking, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and more.


rbn_button_150x75Regional Business News

Broad coverage for full-text business publications on a regional level (U.S. and Canada) spanning over 22 years. Resources include newspapers, radio and television news transcripts, trade publications, magazines and newswires.



Legal:

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Tools and detailed how-to instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues. The database contains hundreds of full-text legal publications, consumer reference books, and thousands of legal forms searchable by subject.


Online Colleges and Universities in Colorado:

Online Colleges in Colorado: http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/colorado/

Accredited Colorado Online Schools: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/colorado/

Colorado Online Colleges and Universities: http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/colorado/

Best Online Colleges in 2017: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-colleges/

Find Online Degrees and Programs by Subject:http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/



Homework Help:

explora_web_button_elementary_schools_200x100Explora Elementary School

Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. Explora provides students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.


explora_web_button_middle_schools_200x100Explora Middle School

Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. Explora provides students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.


explora_web_button_high_schools_200x100Explora High School

Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. Explora provides students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.


hrc_button_150x75 History Reference Center

U.S. and World history, with full-text historical documents and articles from reference books, history magazines, journals, and newspapers. The database also provides timelines, biographies, maps, photos and video clips.


blackbackchnc Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection

Free access to more than 600,000 digitized pages, representing over 160 individual newspaper titles published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. Browse and search for feature stories, society news, advertisements, photos, editorials and more.


povrc_button_150x75Points of View Reference Center

Full-text essays that present an overview, and both affirmative and opposing arguments for hundreds of controversial issues. The database also provides guides to critical thinking, debate, developing arguments and writing position papers.


scirc_button_150x75Science Reference Center

Designed to meet every science researcher’s needs. Full-text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Also provides teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.


Social Sciences

Full Text. Covering the latest concepts, theories, and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, including addiction studies, ethics, public welfare, urban studies and more.


masultra_button_150x75MAS Ultra – School Edition

Designed for high school and community college level research. The database features full-text for over 500 general interest publications, including peer-reviewed titles and reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection.


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Designed for middle school level research. The database features full-text for more than 150 magazines, plus biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, photos, maps, and flags.


asp_button_150x75Academic Search Premier

A multidisciplinary database with full-text for over 2,000 journals, including many peer-reviewed titles and popular magazines. Covers social sciences, humanities, education, computer science, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more. Includes Consumer Reports.


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Full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines, plus the Encyclopedia of Animals, American Heritage Children’s Dictionary, and an image collection of 91,000 photos, maps and flags.


funk_wagnalls_button_150x75Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia

Features over 25,000 informative articles and images on a wide range of subjects.

searchable by subject.


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Find your next book:

novelist_button_150x75NoveList

For fiction readers of all ages and interests. Search by favorite author, title or series, genre, or subject to find book recommendations and readalikes. The database also provides book reviews, reading lists, and discussion guides.


Novelist K-8

Read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.



Other Databases

Environment Complete

Comprehensive Coverage for Environmental Studies including agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.


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This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Covers global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.


lista_button_150x75Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text

Indexes over 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and conference proceedings. Covers librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and more.


masterfile_premier_button_150x75MasterFile Premier

A multidisciplinary database with full-text for nearly 1,700 periodicals, plus reference books, primary source documents, and an image collection. Covers general reference, business, health, education, science, multicultural issues, and more.


Newspaper Source Plusns_button_150x75Newspaper Source

Cover-to-cover full-text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers and selective full-text for more than 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers. Additionally, full-text television and radio news transcripts are provided from major media sources.


psych_behav_sciences_button_150x75Psychology & Behavioral Sciences

This comprehensive resource provides extensive full-text coverage for topics in the fields of psychology and behavioral sciences.


topicsearch_button_150x75TopicSearch

This current events database covers social, political, & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular or controversial discussion topics. Provides full-text articles from U.S. and international new, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, and government publications.


2018 Fuel Economy Guide
(U.S. Department of Energy and EPA)

You can obtain a printable, electronic version of the 2018 Fuel Economy Guide at https://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/printGuides.shtml

The electronic Guide is periodically updated with new vehicle and fuel price information.
If you would like us to e-mail you an electronic version of the Fuel Economy Guide each year, please visit https://fueleconomy.gov/feg/guides.shtml to join our email list.


Geneology

 

MyHeritage

MyHeritage is the leading global destination for discovering, preserving and sharing family history. Our platform and DNA kits make it easy for anyone, anywhere to embark on a meaningful journey into their past and treasure their family stories for generations to come. Our powerful technology does the searching for you, revealing fascinating new details about your family history — effortlessly.