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AR BookFinder

Search by AR points, reading levels, and more.

Curiosity Machine

Curiosity Machine is a community of scientists, engineers and children creating together. Through this online learning platform children are inspired and equipped to create their own inventions with the support of trained and qualified mentors. In each challenge, children progress through the Engineering Design Process with support from a trained mentor who guides and encourages them to persist through failure and bring their ideas to reality. Sponsored by Boeing and the National Science Foundation.

DMV Practice Tests

Practice your DMV driving test online.


Borrow eBooks and downloadable audiobooks via Overdrive.

EBSCO Discovery Service

Features full text searching of many of the other databases and the entire library collection. Think of this as a search engine of our e-Resources.


Complete magazines available digitally.


Hoopla brings digital content to life through streaming and downloading in many different formats, including: movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics, and TV shows – over 500,000 titles.

History Reference Center

Features full text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books. Search through over 57,000 historical documents and more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures.

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress is comprised of a comprehensive selection of interactive online tutorials, practice tests, articles, e-books, and high-stakes test preparation — modeled after official tests. LearningExpress Library is designed to help students and professionals at all levels of learning achieve their educational and career-related goals.

Legal Information Reference Center

Browse thousands of legal forms by state and type. Features over 200 NOLO legal self-help eBooks and 310 full-text legal publications. Many useful legal forms are also available.

Literary Reference Center

Provides extensive information about authors, famous works, and other topics. You may search by author, country or literary movement.


An online educational site that includes thousands of video-based courses in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business. Courses can be accessed at the library or from home. A valuable resource for anybody looking to land a job, move up in their career, excel in the position they have, or just explore an area of interest.


Find information on health conditions, wellness issues, and more in easy-to-read language on MedlinePlus, the up-to-date, trusted health information site from the National Library of Medicine.

Novelist Plus

A database where you can find books by the same author, or similar books by other authors. Browse by subject, genre, theme, and more.

Points of View Reference Center

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.

Primary Search (Elementary School database)

Containing full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines

Referencia Latina

Esta extensa base de datos ofrece contenido de una variedad de fuentes, incluyendo una colección de imágenes, el texto completo de libros de referencia, y revistas de interés general en diferentes temas. Además, este recurso proporciona información sobre varias becas en español dentro y fuera de la academia.

Rosetta Stone

Interactive language learning for 30 world languages

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

Small Business Reference Center

Provides access to 800 full-text periodicals and reference books with up to date information on starting a company, operations management, and rescuing a business. Searches can be narrowed down by geographical area, business size, and type of business.

Student Research Center

Designed for students in grades 6 through 12, SRC provides access to a variety of sources. Students can easily limit searches by content type (e.g., Magazines, Newspapers, Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video). They can also search their databases by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and even limit their search according to appropriate reading levels.

Tuition Funding Sources

Find scholarships and other forms of financial aid to help pay for a college education. TFS program also provides students with college admissions information, a career personality test, and detailed career information. Updated daily with over 5,000 new scholarship awards added every month.