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ABCMouse.com (Age of Learning, Inc.) EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE ON LIBRARY COMPUTERS

  • Early Literacy; Youth Resources
  • Includes free access to: 9,000 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and more
  • Learning activities across all major subject areas - reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music      

Academic OneFile (Gale)

  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help; Multidisciplinary
  • Free full-text access to academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; reference book chapters; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; and images       

Adult Learning Center (Learning Express Library)  

  • Adult Learning;  GED/HSE;  Citizenship
  • Resources to help adults with basic skills: reading, writing, math, and U.S. Citizenship
  • Tutorials, practice tests, eBook reference guides
  • En español: Recursos para hispanohablantes      

Ancestry Library Edition (Ancestry.com) EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE ON LIBRARY COMPUTERS

  • Genealogy
  • Includes free access to:
    • Census, vital, and military records
    • School yearbooks & church/organization member records
    • Sources from U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and more      

Arizona Republic (ProQuest)

  • Newspapers
  • Full-text AZ Republic articles, 1999 - Present
  • Find AZ Republic archives: Previous years available at Tempe History Museum by appointment
  • Arizona Republican (1890 -1922) available through ProQuest Historical Newspapers Database on ASU campus.
  • Find more historical Arizona titles on the Arizona Memory Project.      

Biography in Context (Gale)  

  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • Wikipedia style overview; primary sources; academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; reference book & encyclopedia chapters; and images Search for subjects by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates, and more      

Books & Authors (Gale)  

  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help; Book Recommendations
  • Book reviews, plot summaries, read-alike recommendations, and author biographies

Business Collection (Gale)  

  • Business & Investing; Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • Hundreds of business journals, magazines, newspapers and trade publications
  • Company directory listings
  • Broker research reports      

Career Center (Learning Express Library)  

  • Job Help
  • Career exploration guides
  • Occupational exam prep in over 16 industries
  • Workplace skills tutorials
  • Career change, resume, cover letter, and interviewing tips

Career Transitions (Gale)  

  • Job Help
  • 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.      

Chilton Automotive Library  

  • Automotive
  • Online auto repair manuals and printable diagrams for DIY maintenance, diagnostics, recall notifications, and more.
  • Step-by-step service and repair procedures
  • A labor estimating tool to help you negotiate with your mechanic
  • Thousands of year, make and model combinations of popular vehicles covered      

College Center (Learning Express Library)  

  • College Prep; Students
  • Strengthen your academic skills in preparation for, and while in, college level courses.
  • Skill reviews in Math, Science, Reading, Grammar and Writing
  • Prepare for placement tests and graduate school entrance exams      

College Prep Center (Learning Express Library)  

  • College Prep; Students
  • Prepare for PSAT, SAT, ACT, and other college admission tests
  • Learn to write a college admissions essay
  • Prepare for the TOEFL      

Computer Database (Gale)  

  • Business & Investing; Consumer Research; Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • 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 (Learning Express Library)  

  • Computer Skills; Adult Learning; Learning
  • Learn the basics of computers and the internet
  • Learn to use popular software programs like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Learn computer graphics and illustration software such as Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop      

Consumer Reports (EBSCOhost)  

  • Consumer Research; Magazines & Newspapers
  • Full access to the Consumerreports.org website
  • Select Consumer Reports articles from 2012 - Present
  • Access more than 7,000 product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics, and more (Scroll down to bottom of site; click "View Recent & Past Issues")
  • Consumer Reports with Cars Best Deals Plus®   

Encyclopedia Britannica

  • Online encyclopedia for children and adults

Encyclopedia Britannica Escolar

  • Online encyclopedia for children and adults en Espanol

Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale) 

  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • Hundreds of scholarly journal subscriptions for all your research needs.
  • Access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers
  • Multidisciplinary content from arts and humanities, to science and technology      

Freegal Music  

  • eLibrary
  • Free and legal downloadable/streaming music service.
  • Large variety of music genres
  • Download and keep 5 songs a week
  • Stream music up to 3 hours per day

Genealogy Connect (Gale)  

  • Genealogy
  • Resources exploring the “how-to” of genealogy research.
  • In-depth genealogy data for beginner or experienced researcher
  • Over 1,500 authoritative sources formally only available in book format
  • Translation available into 34 languages      

General OneFile (Gale)  

  • Magazines & Newspapers; Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • 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
  • Home to Consumer Reports January 1, 1999 - June 1, 2009      

Global Issues in Context (Gale)  

  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • Broad spectrum database of global issues and current events. Perfect for country reports and social studies related coursework.      

Health Reference Center Academic (Gale)  

  • Health & Sciences; Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • Discover periodicals and reference book content supporting research in health studies. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.      

HeritageQuest Online EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE ON LIBRARY COMPUTERS

  • Genealogy
  • Coverage dating to the late 1700’s
  • Includes research aides and maps Information from U.S. Census, books, cemeteries, city directories, military records, immigration records, and much more      

High School Equivalency Center (Learning Express Library)  

  • GED/HSE Help
  • Preparing for the GED test, HiSet, and TASC exams.
  • Includes practice tests, interactive tutorials and ebooks
  • Practica GED en Español      

hoopla

  • eLibrary
  • Borrow digital movies, music, eBooks, and more 24/7 with your library card.
  • All titles instantly available - no holds required.

Informe Académico (Gale)

  • Estudiantes & Investigadores
  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help 
  • Descubra una amplia colección de publicaciones que abarcan las disciplinas más estudiadas en américa latina.
  • Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias
  • A collection of Hispanic journals with full texts; covers business, health, technology, culture, current affairs and other matters      

InfoTrac Newsstand (Gale)  

  • Newspapers
  • 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.  

Kids InfoBits (Gale)  

  • Students; Homework Help
  • Magazine and news articles for Kindergarten – Grade 5.
  • Designed to help young users become comfortable with database searching      

LearningExpress Library (EBSCO)  

  • Adult Learning; GED/HSE; Citizenship; Job Help; College Prep
  • 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages.
  • Job search and workplace skills improvement
  • Career certification and licensure exam prep
  • Skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science 
  • Prepare for GED test
  • Prepare for U.S. Citizenship      

Legal Forms (Gale)  

  • Law & Government
  • Downloadable legal forms across the most popular legal areas.
  • Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others
  • Comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language      

LegalTrac (Gale)  

  • Law & Government
  • Comprehensive legal research tool.
  • Articles from over 1500 law reviews, law journals, legal newspapers and specialty publications  

Literature Resource Center (Gale)  

  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • 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.

LitFinder (Gale)

  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • 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.      

Morningstar EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE ON LIBRARY COMPUTERS

  • Business & Investing
  • Premier investment research tool.
  • Data and analysis on stocks, mutual, exchange-traded, and closed-end funds or industries
  • Exclusive access to proprietary screening tools and portfolio analysis      

National Geographic Virtual Library (Gale)  

  • Magazines; eLibrary; Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • Complete archive of National Geographic Magazine, 1888 - Present.
  • Cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.      

New York Times  

  • Newspapers; Students & Researchers
  • Complimentary, unlimited access to New York Times, 1851 - Present*
  • *Full access to New York Times articles published between 1851 - 1922, and between 1981 - Present. Access to the years 1923-1980 is limited for institutional subscribers.
  • Access: Get started by registering or logging in at nytimes.com
    • In the library: Simply visit nytimes.com from any library computer
    • From home: CLICK HERE
    • If you are having trouble please visit: www.nytimes.com/redeemaccess 
    • Enter code 0a2fa852228e7fcb to redeem your 72 hours of full access
    • Note: You can redeem indefinitely, but must do so every 72 hours.      

NoveList Plus (EBSCOhost)  

  • Book Recommendations; Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • Includes free access to: Wikipedia style overview, book reviews, read-alike recommendations, book discussion guides, and articles
  • Browse & search by audience, time period, author nationality/culture/gender, tone, atmosphere, grade/lexile level, and more      

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)  

  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • Includes free access to: Multidisciplinary academic subjects
  • Over 425 topic pages which feature Wikipedia-style overviews; pro/con viewpoints; academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; reference book chapters; images; and more      

OverDrive  

  • eLibrary
  • Free, downloadable eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming video; all major publishers and many production companies included
  • Contains adult, YA, and youth titles
  • Perfect for: Enjoying your favorite media from home or on the go; no library visit required!
  • Ability to use online or via a downloadable app. Learn more.      

PowerSearch (Gale)  

  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • Multidisciplinary, academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; reference book chapters; and images
  • One stop searching - cross searches across all our Gale database subscriptions      

Powerspeak Languages (Gale)  

  • Language Learning; ESL/ELL
  • Free online lessons in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, Inglés para hispanohablantes, and 英文課程
  • Multimedia language learning experience - listen, speak, write, use flashcards, and play engaging games      

ProDemand (Mitchell)  EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE ON LIBRARY COMPUTERS

  • Library Staff: Restricted to Public Computer Terminals
  • Automotive
  • Common repair & part replacement lists, wiring diagrams. maintenance procedures, and service manuals      

RBdigital 

  • eLibrary
  • Free, downloadable eAudiobooks, eMagazines, educational courses, and streaming video.
  • Services include:
    • Acorn TV - British mysteries, dramas, and comedies
    • Great Courses - college-level courses, minus the exams and tuition
    • IndieFlix - pop culture favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts
    • Pongalo - Spanish language telenovelas and translated movies 
    • Qello - world’s largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries
  • Ability to listen online or via downloadable app. Learn more.                  

Recursos para hispanohablantes (Learning Express Library)  

  • El aprendizaje permanente; GED/HSE; Ciudadanía
  • Incluye el acceso gratuito a:
    • Recursos para ayudar a adultos con habilidades básicas: lectura, escritura, matemáticas y Ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos
    • Tutoriales, pruebas de práctica, guías de referencia de libros electrónicos      

ReferenceUSA  

  • Business & Investing; Commercial & Residential Directories
  • Includes free access to:
    • Over 49 million commercial & 274 million residential/consumer listings
    • Data includes SIC Codes, employee size, sales volume, and bankruptcies, credit rating scores, and more   

Rocket Languages  

  • Language Learning; ESL/ELL
  • Free interactive audio courses in Spanish, English, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Arabic, Hindi, American Sign Language (ASL), Korean, Portuguese, Inglés para hispanohablantes, and 英文課程
  • Features: Motivational progress trackers, reinforcement testing, and culture lessons
  • Mobile compatible: Apps available for Android & iOS

School Center (Learning Express Library)  

  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • Includes free access to: Tutorials, practice drills, and eBooks in Math, Science, English, Science, and Social Studies
  • Content aligns with CCSS (Common Core State Standards)      

Science in Context (Gale)  

  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • Topic pages on all major physical sciences, medicine, and technology
  • Academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; reference book chapters; sample science experiments & projects, statistics, and images
  • More than 200 experiments and projects from U*X*L Experiment Central       

Student Resources in Context (Gale) 

  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • Topic pages cover several academic disciplines including humanities & social sciences, journalism, U.S. history, and world history
  • Academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; reference book chapters; statistics; and images
  • Access to The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, BBC, NPR, and more.      

Testing & Education Reference Center (Gale)  

  • College Prep; GED/HSE; Job Help; Adult Learning; High School & College
  • Assessment, placement, and entrance exam practice tests
  • Career change, resume, cover letter, and interviewing tips
  • Occupational exam prep in over 15 industries      

Tumble Book Library

  • eLibrary; Youth Resources
  • TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture eBooks.
  • TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

UniversalClass  

  • Adult Learning
  • Online courses in over 500 topics, including but not limited to: accounting, business, computing, health & medicine, self help, writing, and more
  • Courses include lessons, exams, assignments, discussion boards and an instructor to help you master the learning outcomes
  • Many courses eligible for CEUs (continuing education units) and certificates      

U.S. History in Context (Gale) 

  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History.             

World History in Context (Gale)  

  • Students & Researchers; Homework Help
  • Wikipedia-style overviews; primary documents; academic/peer-reviewed, consumer & trade magazine, and newspaper articles; radio & television news audio/video archives with transcripts; reference book chapters; images; and more.