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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 P R S T U V W


Academic OneFile
    Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

Learn more about how to use Academic OneFile.

Ancestry Library (Available from within the library only)
    This is a resource that both the beginner and the advanced researcher can use to explore history and their own family’s history. It includes coverage of the U.S. and the U.K., plus record collections from Canada and other areas. It contains more than 4,000 databases. The overall dates of coverage are 1300 to the present. Available within the library only due to licensing issues.

Learn more about how to use Ancestry Library.

arXiv Preprint Server
    Open access to 869,822 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.


Biography in Context
    Biography in Context delivers outstanding research support with 600,000+ biographical entries — on more than 528,000 individuals — spanning history and geography. Just like all the new revolutionary Gale In Context products, it’s a curriculum-aligned resource that offers media-rich content in context that's updated daily to meet the needs of today’s user.

Books & Authors
    Books & Authors offers ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors and topics to help you find your next book.

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.


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.

    Learn to code interactively, for free.

Consumer Reports
    Full access to the website. This has the product reviews and articles you are looking for!

Learn more about how to use Consumer Reports online.


Directory of Open Access Journals
    The aim of the DOAJ is to increase access to scientific and scholarly journals, thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The DOAJ aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content.


    Dozens of the most popular magazines in Maricopa County (including Sports Illustrated, People and Entertainment Weekly!)

Learn more about how to use Flipster.

Freading Biographies
    Biography eBooks from Freading

Freading eBooks
    eBooks anywhere, anytime.

Learn more about how to use Freading.

Freading eBooks on Business
    Freading eBooks on business

Freading eBooks on Law
    Freading Law Resources


Gale Courses - Formerly Learn4Life
    Learn4Life is now Gale Courses! It offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these awesome courses at no cost! Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Learn more about how to use Gale Courses.

Gale / Infotrack PowerSearch
    Discover all of the great content available at your library right here. Search for any term or phrase and find articles from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos, images and podcast content.

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

Gale Virtual Reference Library
    eBooks from the Gale Virtual Reference Library; always available - download now!

Learn more about how to use Gale Virtual Reference.

General OneFile - One Stop Research
    A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: 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. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

Global Issues in Context
    News, issues, and topics that are up to date and happening now. Bringing context to the ever changing world of current events.


HeritageQuest Online
    This is a collection of material for both genealogical hobbyists and professionals with coverage dating back to the late 1700s. You can search for family names and localities to find ancestors, trace their paths across America, and learn what life was like in the areas where they settled. Included are nearly 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). The overall dates of coverage are 1700 to the present.

    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.


    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
    Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Khan Academy hosts free, online courses in math, science, economics, humanities, computers, and cryptography. It also has test prep and help for SAT, MCAT, NCLEX-RN, GMAT, and others.

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


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.

Legal Forms Library
    Gale welcomes you to the most extensive free forms site available to library patrons. Thousands of legal forms available with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues. Warning: Public users should consult an attorney in your state for serious legal matters.

Literature Resource Center
    Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements. Researchers at all levels will find the information they need, with content covering all genres and disciplines, all time periods and all parts of the world.


MIT OpenCourseWare
    MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. Through OCW, educators improve courses and curricula, making their schools more effective; students find additional resources to help them succeed; and independent learners enrich their lives and use the content to tackle some of our world’s most difficult challenges, including sustainable development, climate change, and cancer eradication.

    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.


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.


Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

    Over 150,000 items available for download. Ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies and more!

Learn more about how to use OverDrive.


ProQuest / Gannett Super Newsstand
    The combined ProQuest / Gannett Super Newsstand is a thoroughly indexed newspaper database, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the papers. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.


    Downloadable audiobooks from Recorded Books, the leader in public library audio! Fiction, non-fiction, and genres!

Learn more about how to use RBdigital.

    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
    With 11 foreign languages, audio lessons you can download, lifetime membership, and unlimited free updates, Rocket Languages' online language courses & software are just what you need! Just choose which language you want to learn, complete the lessons at your own pace, and before you know it you'll be speaking confidently.

Learn more about how to use Rocket Languages.


Science in Context
    Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, this revolutionary, curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers.

Student Resources in Context
    This next-generation portal reaches out to today’s students with a Web-like user experience, which intuitively conveys needed information on all core subjects from Science to Literature to History. From the eye-catching, media-rich homepage to the fast navigation options, Student Resources in Context helps students develop both research and critical-thinking skills while covering the spectrum of student-focused subject matter.


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.

    Online stories for kids! Reading with animation and fun!


US History in Context
    Providing a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information, it combines documents from Primary Source Microfilm’s™ digital archives; articles from classic Macmillan Reference USA™ and Charles Scribner’s Sons® references; as well as other Gale proprietary content such as country and era overview information, and full-text periodicals and journals. Unlike other sources that only offer periodical or bibliographic information, this broad collection offers full-text periodicals, reference works, primary documents and scholarly analysis.


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.


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

World Book
    In July of 2018 MCLD switched from World Book online encyclopedias to Britannica Library Encyclopedia. Access Britannica Library Encyclopedia.

World History in Context
    World History in Context moves chronologically over 5,000 years from antiquity to the present and geographically around the globe, to ensure that the events, movements and individuals that defined, informed and shaped world history are covered with a sense of balance.