Research Resources

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Academic Search Premier

Contains full text for more than 2,000 journals, including more than 1,550 peer-reviewed titles. This multi-disciplinary database covers virtually every area of academic study.

Ancestry

Provides coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom. Its valuable content is a strong complement to HeritageQuest Online. (Library use only)

Auto Repair Reference Center

This database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians.

Business Searching Interface

Provides full text for nearly 1,100 business publications, including full text for nearly 500 peer-reviewed business publications with some titles dating back to 1985.

Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier is the industry’s most popular business research database, featuring the full text for more than 2,200 journals. Full text is provided back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998.

Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection

The Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes more than 600,000 digitized pages, representing 160+ individual newspaper titles published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923.

Consumer Health Complete

The single-most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Driving Tests.org

These practice tests are good for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test. The written part of those tests at all Colorado DMV locations is the same.

EBSCO database

Use these resources to access magazine, newspaper, and encyclopedia articles, study current issues, and search for health and business information, and much more!

GreenFile

This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.

Kids Search

Search a wide variety of topics, designed for grades K-5.

Heritage Quest Online

Designed for libraries, this site includes information from the U.S. Federal Census from 1790-1930, the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), the Revolutionary War Pension Applications & Bounty Land Warrant applications, and the Freedman’s Bank Records.

History Reference Center

Designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research, this database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers, such as Branden Publishing, Compass Point Books, Houghton Mifflin, Lerner Publishing Group, Mason Crest Publishers, Morgan Reynolds Inc., Oliver Press, Oxford University Press, Rourke Publishing LLC., Salem Press, Stackpole Books, Toucan Valley Publications and more.

Middle Search Plus

This database contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.

Legal Information Reference Center

Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis.

MasterFile Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents. This database also provides an Image Collection containing photos, maps & flags.

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.

MAS Ultra

Provides full text for over 460 general interest and current events magazines.

NoveList

Search fiction and nonfiction titles for read-alikes, series, genres, authors and subjects and browse lists of award winning titles.

Regional Business News

This robust resource provides ultimate coverage for full-text business publications, on a regional level, for the United States and Canadian provinces. Key resources include newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, trade publications, magazines and newswires, with full-text content coverage spanning over 22 years.

Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for more than 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences

This comprehensive resource provides extensive full-text coverage for a broad range of topics in the fields of psychology and behavioral sciences.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, this database provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly gain the information they need.

Primary Search

Containing full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines, Primary Search is designed specifically for elementary school libraries.

Searchasaurus

Provides access to children’s magazines and reference works, including EBSCO Animals.

WorldCat

WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.

Science Reference Center

A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student researcher’s needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

TopicSearch

In using this database teachers, librarians and student researchers can explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom. TOPICsearch contains full text for tens of thousands of articles from diverse sources, including international newspapers, EBSCO’s unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets and government information.

Colorado Grants Guide

Welcome to the Colorado Grants Guide® Online, the most comprehensive database of funders that support Colorado-based community organizations. Your subscription gives you unlimited access to search our funder database, the ability to create a “Favorite” funders folder and free technical assistance articles and resource lists.

Unite for Literacy

Free picture ebooks for children. Ebooks with narration.

Hour of Code

What is the Hour of Code?
The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code”, to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts. Check out the tutorials and activities. This grassroots campaign is supported by over 400 partners and 200,000 educators worldwide.

NIH Medical Resource

Medline Plus https://medlineplus.gov/

  • For patients, families & friends
  • Provides information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand
  • Free, reliable, up-to-date health information

Health & Aging https://www.nia.nih.gov/health

  • Provides reliable, easy to understand health information
  • Includes background information, open-captioned videos, quizzes & frequently asked questions

Pillbox https://pillbox.nlm.nih.gov/

  • Enables rapid identification of unknown solid-dosage medications (tablet/capsules) based on physical characteristics and high-resolution images
  • Provides links to drug information and drug labels

Drug Information Portal https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/

  • A gateway to selected drug information from the U.S. National Library Medicine and other key U.S. Government agencies
  • Includes summaries tailored to various audiences

Genetics Home Reference https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/

  • NLM’s consumer-friendly site for information about genetic conditions, the genes or chromosomes associated with those conditions
  • Includes the effects of genetic variations on human health

HealthFinder https://healthfinder.gov/

  • Easy-to-read, actionable, and evidence-based health information

Household Products Database https://hpd.nlm.nih.gov/index.htm

  • Includes 11,000+ consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets provided by manufacturers
  • Enables scientists and consumer to research products based on chemical ingredients

National Center for Complementary & Integrative Medicine https://nccih.nih.gov/

  • Federal GOverment’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.