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Academic OneFile 

Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of all academic disciplines, Academic OneFile is authoritative and comprehensive. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, including full-text coverage of the New York Times since 1995. Updated daily.

Adult Learning Center  Adult Learning Center offers busy adults the resources to improve their basic skills in reading, writing, and math, prepare for the GED® test, or become a U.S. citizen.
Ancestry Library Edition 

Ancestry Library Edition provides access to family history via documents that record the lineage of individuals from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more.
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Arizona Republic 

Arizona Republic: Searchable collection of articles from 1999 to the present.

Biography In Context  Biography In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.
BookNews 

Book News:  book lists and news about books, compiled from the latest in publishing.  Also offers opt-in newsletters and online book clubs.

Books & Authors 

Books & Authors includes reviews and information about over 134,300 recommended titles, more than 74,500 plot summaries, and awards information from 568 literary awards.

Britannica Library 

Britannica Library includes three sites in one: Children, Young Adults, and the Reference Center for older students and adults. Choose the that works best for you to conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects.
Business Insights Essentials  Business Insights: Essentials: Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.
Business Insights: Global  Business Insights: Global is a unique source for international business intelligence offering the most comprehensive and convenient way to find case studies, in-depth statistical data coupled with deep research, and the ability to compare global economies, countries and industries.
Career Center  Career Center:  Are you preparing for a professional exam? Are you curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills? Choose the Career Center and begin your path to a bright future.
Career Transitions  Career Transitions is a comprehensive career resource that allows you to search for and track jobs, create targeted resumes and cover letters, practice and master interview techniques, explore and identify career paths according to your interests, experience and what?s in demand, and find schools and education/training programs. Career Transitions is your one-stop-shop for finding a new job/career or for finding expert tips on how to set yourself apart in an increasingly competitive job market.
Chilton Library 

ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.

College Center
(Learning Express Library)

College Center - Strengthen your academic skills and prepare for placement tests and graduate school entrance exams here.
 College Preparation Center College Preparation Center - Getting into college is an important step to building a strong future. First, you must do well on your college admission tests and write a personal essay that highlights your special talents. Use this center to get the resources you need to achieve your college preparation goals. 
Computer Database 

Computer Database - Find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.

Computer Skills Center  Computer Skills Center - Video courses are the fastest and easiest way to learn how to use a computer. Use the materials in this center to learn the basics of computers, from searching the Internet to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, implementing design, and more. 
Consumer Reports Use Gale General OneFile to search for articles in back issues of Consumer Reports magazine.
Expanded Academic ASAP 

Expanded Academic ASAP:  From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images.

Freegal 

Freegal Music is a free and legal downloadable music service, offering a variety of music from Sony Music Entertainment. With Freegal, and your current library card, you can download and keep up to 5 MP3 songs per week and listen from a computer or portable device.

Gale Genealogy Connect  Gale Genealogy Connect includes the how-to of genealogy research in addition to the idiosyncrasies of genealogical research in specific subject areas. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced researcher looking for in-depth genealogy data this is the place to start your research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can have 24/7 access to them online. Because the genealogy collection is unique to each library, the content you see may vary.
Gale Legal Forms  Gale LegalForms provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.
General Business File ASAP 

General Business File ASAP:  Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.

General OneFile 

General OneFile: A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

General Reference Center 

General Reference Center: Find articles from magazines, reference books, and newspapers, many with full-text and images. Find the latest current events, popular culture, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

Global Issues in Context  Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of these issues. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.
Health Reference Center Academic  Health Reference Center Academic: Find articles on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, HMOs, Prescription Drugs, etc. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.
Heritage Quest  Heritage Quest Online offers unique material for both genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s.
High School Equivalency Center  High School Equivalency Center:  Earning a high school equivalency credential can open the door to better income, a more fulfilling job, and a college education. If you are preparing for the GED® test, HiSET® or TASC™ exams, our practice tests, interactive tutorials, and eBooks will help you reach your goal.
¡Informe! 

Informe Académico: Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

Kids InfoBits  Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.

LegalTRac 

LegalTrac: Use this database to find articles in all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. Included are articles on Federal and State Cases, Laws and Regulations, Legal Practice, and Taxation. Also included are: British Commonwealth, European Union and International Law.

Literature Resource Center  Literature Resource Center: Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.
Literature Resources from Gale 

Literature Resources from Gale: Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across several major Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.

Litfinder 

LitFinder: Covering world literature and authors throughout history, LitFinder contains a wealth of literary works including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. LitFinder also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

Mitchell ProDemand  Mitchell ProDemand: comprehensive automotive repair and maintenance information. Follow-on and eventual replacement for Mitchell1.  Available from computers in Library only; click LOGIN button if your Library computer does not automatically let you in.
Morningstar  Morningstar:  investment information. 
Available from computers in Library only.
National Geographic Kids 

National Geographic Kids: Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

National Geographic Virtual Library 

National Geographic Virtual Library: supports a range of scholarly research needs in the areas of science, history, technology, the environment, cultures, and more.

National Newspaper Index 

National Newspaper Index provides quick access to the indexing of America's top five newspapers in one seamless search: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.

InfoTrac Newsstand  InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day's news and searchable archives. You can customize your online newspaper database features including search options. With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results format.
Novelist Plus 

NoveList Plus has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages.  It includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more. NoveList's expertise in books and reading means that you'll always get the best help for finding just the right books.

OneClickDigital  OneClickDigital: free, downloadable audiobooks to check out for your mp3 player, smart phone, tablet or computer.
 Opposing Viewpoints in Context  Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
 Gale Power Search  Gale PowerSearch is a search platform unlike any other, providing libraries with a sophisticated yet simple solution for managing a wealth of periodical, reference, multimedia and primary source information.
Powerspeak Languages  Powerspeak Languages:  Whether you want to learn a language for travel, business, or personal enrichment, Powerspeak Languages is a breakthrough in online language learning. The highly engaging courses utilize an arsenal of progressive language learning methods. Powerspeak Languages is an entertaining and effective way to learn a new language.
Mitchell ProDemand 

Mitchell ProDemand: comprehensive automotive repair and maintenance information. Follow-on and eventual replacement for Mitchell1.  Available from computers in Library only; click LOGIN button if your Library computer does not automatically let you in.

Recursos en Espanol  Recursos para hispanohablantes:  Este centro ofrece a los adultos que están muy ocupados los recursos para mejorar sus habilidades básicas, ganar sus credenciales de GED® o ser ciudadano estadounidense.
Reference USA  ReferenceUSA: information on over 33 million businesses and more than 262 million consumers. Business listings include such data as company names, phone numbers, complete addresses, key executive names, SIC Codes, employee size, sales volume, geo-codes for mapping, contact details, franchise and brand information, news, liens, judgments and bankruptcies, and credit rating scores.
Rocket Languages  Rocket Languages: Learn or perfect your knowledge of another language online.
Science in Context 

Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

School Center  School Center:   The resources here can help students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.
Student Resources in Context  Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience combined with new features such as Search Assist and quick fact boxes.
Tempe OverDrive Digital Collection  Tempe OverDrive Digital Collection: free, downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks to check out for your eReader, tablet, computer, mp3 player or smart phone.
Tempe OverDrive for Kids  Tempe OverDrive for Kids: free, downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks for kids.
Free Streaming Video from OverDrive  Tempe OverDrive Streaming Video:  Start watching great videos from the library . . . any time, anywhere. 
Testing & Education Reference Center  Testing & Education Reference Center:  Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.
Gale Virtual Reference Library 

Travel Collection from Gale Virtual Reference Library.  Includes Eyewitness Travel, Rough Guide and more, from Gale Virtual Reference Library. READ ONLINE AND SAVE THE CHAPTERS YOU NEED FOR YOUR TRIP.

U.S. History in Context U.S. History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. 
UniversalClass™ UniversalClass™ offers free online courses featuring real instructors and the ability to connect with other students.  Continuing education units are available on selected courses.
World History in Context  World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
WorldCat  The WorldCat.org web site itemizes the collections of 72,000 libraries that participate in the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) global cooperative. It is built and maintained collectively by the participating libraries.
Zinio 

Zinio:  library access to free e-magazines to read on your computer and a variety of mobile devices.  With Zinio, and your current library card, you can download and keep free digital copies of a variety of popular magazines.

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