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Resources below are subscription databases. You will need your library card to access these databases. If a pin is required, it is either the last 4 digits of your library card number, or the last 4 digits of your home phone number. If you have difficulty logging in, please contact the library.
The premier job search, reference, and mailing list resource, this database offers 2.3 million job postings, 30 million business profiles, and much more. Ideal for mailing lists, market research, and finding neighbors and relatives.
With 10 billion genealogical records from across the globe and millions of family trees, Ancestry is the world’s largest online family history resource. This database can only be accessed from within the library.
Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies.
This database provides full-text coverage for nearly 2,200 business periodicals, ranging from general magazines to trade publications and top management journals. Content includes company profiles, industry reports, and market research reports.
ELL Reference Center includes over 1,000 articles, written especially for English language learners. The articles are written in a way so users should be able to do research and read the articles without a lot of help.
Designed for secondary schools and public libraries, History Reference Center features full text for almost 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.
Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, this database contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms.
Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Ultra School Edition contains full text for hundreds of popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, and much more.
Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps & flags.
This database contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
Containing full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines, Primary Search provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids.
Designed to meet every student researchers needs, Science Reference Center contains full text articles for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.
SRC provides access to magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, film, & video. Search the databases by topic heading, use an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and even limit the search by Lexile reading levels.