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Research Subjects  >  Alphabetical List of E-Resources

Alphabetical List of E-Resources

Index: A B C D F G H K L M N O R S T U V W

A

Academic OneFile
    Academically focused print and media reference and research material covering 500+ topics.

Ancestry Library (Available from within the library only)
    Explore your family history! Includes coverage of the U.S., U.K., Canada and more. Contains more than 4,000 databases covering the 1300s to the present.
Learn more about how to use Ancestry Library.


arXiv Preprint Server
    Open access to 1.5+ million academic documents.

B

Biography in Context
    Improve your research using thousands of biographies with supporting videos, audio, and photos. Updated daily.

Books & Authors
    Find your next book! Includes recommendations reviews and author biographies.

Britannica Escolar
    Busque y explore la información de referencia que es segura, verdadera, y actualizada para niños, estudiantes, y adultos de todas edades. Tiene artículos enciclopédicos, colecciones de recursos primarios, actividades estudiantiles, imágenes, audio, y videos, y además periódicos y sitios de la Internet.

Britannica Library Encyclopedia
    Search and explore safe, reliable, and up-to-date reference information for kids, students, and adults of all ages. Contains encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related websites.

C

Career Transitions
    Career Transitions offers resume and cover letter assistance along with tips and advice for managing and renewing your career. Prepare for job interviews with an interview simulator and gain insight into your career interests, paths, and prospects for a new career.

Chilton Automotive Repair Information
    ChiltonLibrary provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site.

Codeacademy
    Learn to code interactively, for free.

Consumer Reports
    Full access to the ConsumerReports.org website. This has the product reviews and articles you are looking for!
Learn more about how to use Consumer Reports online.


D

Directory of Open Access Journals
    Indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

F

Flipster
    Dozens of the most popular magazines in Maricopa County (including Sports Illustrated, People and Entertainment Weekly!)
Learn more about how to use Flipster.


Freading eBooks
    eBooks anywhere, anytime.
Learn more about how to use Freading.


Freegal
    A selection of over 13 million songs you can stream 24/7. Also provides five song downloads a week that you can keep in you permanent collection.

G

Gale Courses
    Free online courses covering the most requested and practical adult education topics. All courses are six weeks long, instructor led and self-paced.
Learn more about how to use Gale Courses.


Gale eBooks
    Thousands of reference eBooks.
Learn more about how to use Gale Virtual Reference.


Gale Power Search
    Keyword search thousands of videos, images, podcast content, magazines, journals, newspapers and books. (formerly Gale/Infotrack PowerSearch)

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

Gale Travel eBooks
    Travel eBooks from the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

General OneFile
    Print and media reference and research material covering 500+ topics.

Global Issues in Context
    Presents perspectives on current events and issues.

H

HeritageQuest
    Genealogical database covering the late 1700s to the present. Search for family names and localities from 8,000+ family histories, 12,000+ local histories, more than 250 primary source documents (tax lists, city directories, probate records, etc.), over 25,000 titles (ex.: Periodical Source Index [PSI], Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, Freedman Bank Records), important resources for African-American genealogical research, plus more than 20 million images (digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records (1790 to 1930).

High School Research in Context
    Hundreds of the most popular research topics focused on high school aged students and researchers. Aligned to national and state curriculum standards. (formerly Student Resources in Context)

hoopla
    A huge selection of popular audiobooks, e-books, albums, movies, TV programs and graphic novels all available to check out right now via your browser or the hoopla app with no holds lists. You get ten checkouts a month with hoopla.

K

Kanopy
    Stream a massive selection of over 25,000 video titles via web browsers and apps (including access via Roku, Apple TV and Chromecast).

Khan Academy
    Free world-class online courses in math, science, economics, humanities, computers, test prep and more.

Kids InfoBits
    Information about animals, plants, people, arts, science, tech, and more. Presented in a way that's great for kids.

L

LearningExpress Library
    Adult continuing education. Learn new skills or update existing ones. Improve reading and grammar with the Adult Learning Center or prepare for college with College Center. Expand your career, study for the GED, or improve your computer skills. Study for the United States Citizenship Exam.
Learn more about how to use LearningExpress Library.


LegalForms Library
    Download hundreds of legal forms on topics including power of attorney, divorce, real estate, and civil actions. Warning: Public users should consult an attorney in your state for serious legal matters.

Literature Resource Center
    Provides information on authors, their works and literary movements.

M

MIT OpenCourseWare
    Free online publication of virtually all MIT course content.

Morningstar
    Includes independent information about companies, funds, exchange-traded funds, and markets. Access Morningstar to collect financial information, get reliable portfolio analysis, learn about investment options, and find the most up-to-date financial news commentary. Morningstar access is provided thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Sun City Libraries, Inc.

N

Newsstand
    Search 2,800+ local, state, national and international full-text newspapers for current and archival articles. (formerly ProQuest / Gannett Super Newsstand)

NoveList Plus
    A readers' advisory service providing access to information on 155,000 fiction titles including author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more.
Learn more about how to use Novelist Plus.


O

OneFile: News
    Explore news topics from science and the arts to technology and theology using articles from reliable journals and reference sources. Updated daily.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    Learn about different perspectives on important social issues for research, writing assignments, debates, and presentations.

OverDrive
    Over 150,000 items available for download. Ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies and more!
Learn more about how to use OverDrive.


R

RBdigital
    Thousands of downloadable audiobooks, 300+ magazines and a selection of e-books.
Learn more about how to use RBdigital.


ReferenceUSA
    ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people. Our database selections and real-time access to more than 20 Million Businesses, 222 Million Consumers, U.S. New Businesses, U.S. New Homeowners and Movers, make research easy and fast.
Learn more about how to use ReferenceUSA.


Rocket Languages
    Self-paced language instruction. Choose from 11 languages.
Learn more about how to use Rocket Languages.


S

Science in Context
    Nail your school assignments and projects with these vetted sources on earth & life sciences, space, technology, and more.

T

Testing & Education Reference Center
    Test preparation for entrance, certification and professional license exams. Information on careers, colleges, technical schools and executive programs.
Learn more about how to use Testing & Education Reference Center.


ThomasNet (Login required - click here)
    More than 170,000 manufacturers with extensive company and product information. CAD drawing, catalogs and company websites.

TumbleBooks
    Online stories for kids! Reading with animation and fun!

U

U.S. History in Context
    Review the U.S.’s most-studied historical events, issues, and personalities.

V

Value Line
    This investment research tool offers accurate, reliable, unbiased investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. Familiar offerings include “Summary & Index”, “Selection & Opinion” and company reports. Also helps new investors get started with educational guides, videos, and a glossary.

W

WorldCat
    OCLC catalog of books, web resources, and other material worldwide.

World History in Context
    Examine 5,000 years of global events, movements and people that changed the course of history.