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Gale Virtual Reference Library Search a collection of hundreds of online reference books. Great for homework.

Automotive Repair

ChiltonLibrary A great auto repair solution for the “do-it-yourselfer” that is easy to use no matter the skill level. Repair, maintenance and specification tables provide critical data on thousands of domestic and imported models of cars and light trucks from 1940 onward.

Business

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referenceUSA Arizonans can explore thousands of online articles and images from popular magazines, scholarly journals, current newspapers and other reference works through their public and school library websites.

Small Business Builder is a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit.

Small Business Resource Center is a comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more. 

Digital Arizona Library

Digital Arizona Library Arizonans can explore thousands of online articles and images from popular magazines, scholarly journals, current newspapers and other reference works.

E-Books, Magazines, and Newspapers

Libby The Libby app is the easiest way to get started with digital books and audiobooks from your public library.

ebrary Online digital library of full texts of over 100,000 scholarly eBooks. Includes sheet music and Government documents.

Open Library Internet archive that provides access to many public domain and out-of-print books.

RBdigital Your library's collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits.

Overdrive Download eBooks and audiobooks for all ages.

Education & Student Resources

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Testing and Education Reference Center Over 100 practice tests & courses

Universal Class Choose from hundreds of online, self-paced classes free with your library card.

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Student Resources in Context Provides holistic topic perspectives from core subjects fro Science to Literature to History by integrating a multitude of content, including reference articles, periodical & newspaper articles, primary sources, videos, charts, graphs, and more.

Learning Express Library: A comprehensive, online database of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass.

Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition In-library use only. Genealogy research. Find your family in a variety of records, including census, birth, marriage, & death.

General Reference

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Academic OneFile Working on a research paper? Try this database! It offers coverage of hard sciences, medicine, engineering, and business, plus full-text access to the London Times, Financial Times, and current issues of The New York Times.

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General OneFile Provides periodical and news information through an intuitive, user-friendly search interface for researchers at all levels.

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InfoTrac Newsstand 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. 

Britannica Library An online Britannica Encyclopedia

Homework

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Biography in Context A comprehensive database of biographical information on more than one million people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.

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Books & Authors This great resource allows you to browse through genres, authors, or titles. With the B&A "Who, What, Where, When" tool you can find exactly the kind of book you're looking for! 

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Global Issues in Context Provides users with the tools they need to understand today’s world issues from a global perspective.

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context Viewpoint (pro/con) articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, & newspaper articles on controversial topics.

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Science in Context Articles about science topics

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U.S. History in Context Search this overview of our nation's past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people.

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World History in Context Integrates full-text periodicals, reference materials, primary source documents and more into a broad collection searchable history collection. 

Jobs

Career Transitions Provides hands-on guidance and access to job search activities.

Kids

Kids InfoBits A content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.

Legal

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Gale Legal Forms Provides convenient, authoritative means for understanding common legal procedures through access to “attorney forms”.

HeinOnline Search 100 million pages of legal history. provides comprehensive coverage of more than 2,000 law and law-related periodicals. 

Literature & Language

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Literature Resource Center Provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline.

Mango Languages  Learn to speak different languages, including Spanish, French, Japanese and more!  Look for the Mango Mobile app for Apple devices and the Mango Mobile app for Android.

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NoveList Plus A comprehensive book database with reading lists, readalikes, and more!

Talking Book Library including audio books and magazines; movies with audio descriptions and Braille books and magazines by postage free mail

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