Databases

Biography Reference Center

Biography Reference Center contains many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines and offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies.

GotResumeBuilder

You can easily access GotResumeBuilder.com on any device to help find employment and maximize your potential! Explore some of GotResumeBuilder's most exciting features:

  • Comprehensive resume tutorials, samples, and writing tips
  • Editable resume templates designed by professionals
  • Live preview for design changes, sizing, and font styles
  • Instant download for multiple file formats
  • Integrated sharing tools through email and social media
  • Manage multiple resume drafts for different jobs
  • Try their instant Live Resume Builder Demo

History Reference Center

Offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

Job and Career Accelerator

Finding a job can be a complicated process. LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator provides an easy-to-use search tool with everything patrons and students need to find, apply for, and get hired into ideal positions. It delivers award-winning information on careers, skills and interest assessments to match individuals with ideal career paths. This innovative job-hunting platform has everything job seekers need to create professional and competitive resumes and cover letters, search for jobs that fit their needs, give professional interviews and more.

Legal Information Reference Center

Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

MedlinePlus

Ever had a symptom, ache, or health concern and then hop on the computer to look it up? The results are often distressing, unhelpful and plain wrong. Looking for health information you can trust? MedlinePlus directs you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies and health-related organizations and also contains extensive information about drugs and supplements, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, the latest health new, and surgery videos.

NoveList Plus

Created especially for people who love books, NoveList Plus is the premier online database and a trusted source of expert read-alike recommendations, available to you through us.

Referencia Latina

A comprehensive Spanish-language resource offering 49,000 encyclopedia entries, 50,000 images, 2,500 health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and the full text of over 100 hundred reference books and dozens of general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas. Its intuitive, theme-based Spanish-language interface is designed to make content readily accessible to Spanish speakers with limited online research experience. Daily updates ensure availability of the most current articles from a dozen prominent newspapers from 10 Latin American countries.

ResearchIT CT

Available 24/7, access these resources in the library, at home or anywhere else, from any computer or mobile device. They include:

  • 1000s of e-reference books, magazines and primary sources for elementary, middle and high schools
  • Resources for educators such as ERIC
  • Full-text magazines and journals, newspapers, videos, images, genealogy and biography resources, and many other reference materials totaling over 127 million articles not available on the open web

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

Small Business Reference Center

Offers readers a collection of state-specific resources supported with demographic data and other local information. Business videos include interviews, “lessons learned” features, lectures and how-to videos to help foster success in all aspects of managing a business.

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