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Academic Search Premier  Academic Search Premier:  Provides full text for more than 3,460 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.

Auto Repair Reference Center  Auto Repair Reference Center:  Contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945.

Business Source Premier   Business Source Premier:  Business Source Premier provides full text for over 2,800 scholarly business journals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more.

Consumer Health Complete  Consumer Health Complete:  The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc. Full text (PDF) information dates as far back as 1946

Cypress Resume grahic Cypress Resume: Cypress Resume is an online resume and cover letter builder that creates professional looking resumes and cover letters in just three easy steps.

Ebsco Host  EbscoHost:  Searches nearly 1,220 periodicals.  This is the main interface for all Ebsco products.

Englewood Historic Photos Englewood Historic Photos:  This photosite database contains photographs of people, places, and events related to Englewood and the surrounding area. These photographs are a part of the Library's Local History Collection, and many of them were generously donated to the collection by community members.

explora_web_buttonDesigned with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework. A far better alternative to websites and search engines, Explora provides students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. Explora is available for both Primary and Secondary aged school kids.

 

FamilySearchLogoIt's all about family. FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services each year to learn more about their family history.

 

Freegal  Freegal lets you download songs for free and forever, onto your own device. Millions of songs are available.Use your library card to log in and download up to 5 songs each week. For help, see the Freegal FAQ's. Need a library card?  Register now and start enjoying Freegal immediately!


Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia  Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia:  Updated annually. Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. The database contains images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.

Green FILE Green File:  A cross disciplinary environmental resource with a focus on human impacts to the environment. Topics include sustainable agriculture, recycling, green building, climate change, and more. Abstracts to more than 600,000 and full text access to more than 9,000 articles are included.


History Reference Center History Reference Center:  The world's most comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.

kids-infobits Kids Infobits is the perfect educational product for today’s young learners. It’s a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. It features a new, modern, graphical interface and improved navigation based on feedback from both our existing customers and student users. The design helps kids explore the product and gain comfort with database searching.

Learning ExpressLearning Express Library:  Instructional and test preparation website that offers comprehensive courses in math, reading, and writing; resume writing and workplace skills enrichment. Includes test preparation materials and practice exams for the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, Firefighter, Police Officer, Paramedic, EMT Basic, U.S. Citizenship, Postal Worker, Cosmetology, Real Estate Agent & Broker Exams, and more. Specific Learning Express centers can be easily accessed by clicking on one of the direct links below:

 

Legal Information Reference Center  Legal Information Reference Center:  Access to legal forms and full-text articles. Reference books are provided through Nolo­, the nation's oldest and most well-respected provider of legal information for individuals and small businesses. Search over 12,000 state-specific legal forms organized by subject including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes and more. Provides access to the tools and “how-to” instructions to address a wide-range of legal issues.

Library, Information Science & Tech Abstracts  Library, Information Science, & Technology Abstracts:  Access to indexes for more than 600 journals; plus books, research reports as well as full-text of more than 300 journals and nearly 30 full-text monographs. Subjects include librarianship, cataloging and classification, online information retrieval, information management and much more.

MasterFILE Premier  MasterFILE Premier:  Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier contains full text for more than 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books, 85,827 biographies, 105,789 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 285,912 photos, maps & flags.

MAS Ultra School Edition  MAS Ultra School Edition:  Specifically designed for high school students with full text of 500 periodicals, 350 reference books, 100,000 primary source documents, 84,700 biographies - plus over 235,000 photos, maps, and flags.

Middle Search Plus   Middle Search Plus:  For middle and junior high school students, with 140 full text titles (with Lexile reading level), as well as historical essays, 84,700 biographies, over 235,000 images, and 100,000 primary source documents.

Newspaper Source  Newspaper Source:  Selected full text from 25 national and 260 regional US newspapers including the Denver Post, Greeley Tribune and Pueblo Chieftain, and transcripts from TV and radio news.

NoveList  NoveList:  A readers' advisory service that provides access to 155,000 fiction and non-fiction titles with features such as author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists, and more.

Pebble Go Logo PebbleGo database database provides fact based articles in 4 categories – Animals, Science, Biographies, and Social Studies.  The articles are written at an emergent reader reading level, but audio of each article is also available.  In addition to facts about the different topics, the database provides videos, sound clips, and games for kids to enjoy.  So whether kids are working on a school project about penguins or they want to know more about tornados; this is a fun new educational resource designed for kids in grades K – 3 but which can be enjoyed by kids of any age.

Points of View  Points of View:  Access to materials from diverse viewpoints, including more than 1,000 essays, leading political magazines from a variety of perspectives, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, reference books and other primary sources.

 Primary Search  Primary Search:  Primary Search contains popular elementary school magazines with articles that have Lexile levels, encyclopedia entries, dictionaries, photos, and maps.

Psychology & Behavioral Science Collection  Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection:  Full-text of more than 500 journals containing articles about psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, emotional and behavioral characteristics, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

Regional Business News  Regional Business News:  Regional Business News is a full text newswire database that incorporates business wires from all over the world. Included in this database are A&G Information, Africa News Service, Inter Press Service, Resource News International, South American Business, M2 Communications, PR Newswire, Business News Wire, Canadian Corporate News, News Bytes News Network and Phillips Business Information Highlights.

research-in-context  Research In Context brings together authoritative content in a variety of formats on one modern, student-friendly, and mobile-responsive interface. Geared towards students in grades 6-8.


Small Engine Repair Reference Center
  Small Engine Repair Reference Center:  Detailed and user-friendly repair guides for a wide variety of small engines.

Science Reference Center  
Science Reference Center:  Access to full-text science-oriented content including hundreds of full-text science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and more. Topics covered include biology, environmental science, health & medicine, earth & space science, chemistry, and physics. Also included are standards-based articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards intended primarily for teachers and librarians.

Topic Search  Topic Search:  Over 139,800 articles on current events topics like aging, crime, drugs, energy, health, human rights and world affairs, from over 4,800 sources, with 1,650 full text periodicals.

TumbleBooks Tumble Books:  TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

Zinio  Zinio:  Zinio offers digital versions of magazines for you to view on your computer or mobile device. The Englewood Public Library has subscriptions to more than 50 popular and specialty magazines.

Other Websites:

  • CareerBlissA free online career community that empowers job seekers with millions of jobs, reviews, and salaries, along with hundreds of career advice articles.

  • CareerBuilder: A consolidation of over 18 employment data bases featuring thousands of jobs. Also offers assistance in creating electronic resumes, calculating the potential costs of relocation, and identifying the up-and-coming companies that are hiring in an area.
  • Colorado Department of Education: Information on state standards, programs and education reports.

  • Colorado Jobs: Listing of jobs throughout Colorado. Search by job category, keyword, or browse by city. Also search “Mountain Jobs,” “Rural Jobs,” and “Healthcare Jobs.”

  • Colorado State Government: This site provides links to the Colorado State Government Classified Jobs, Job Banks, the Department of Labor and Employment homepage and more.

  • Colorado Tax Information: Forms and Publications.

  • Find Colorado Libraries: Search for libraries in Colorado.

  • FAFSA: Free Application for Student Aid
  • Federal Consumer Information Center: A variety of consumer topics including legal aspects, how to file a complaint, Spanish language access.

  • Financial Aid Supersite: All you ever wanted to know about Federal student aid.

  • Find A Colorado Author: Database of Colorado authors, searchable by name, genre, county and keywords. Developed by the Book Organizations of Colorado, a coalition of writers' organizations, publishers, and related groups, and supported by the Colorado State Library, the service facilitates contacts to writers who are willing to make a variety of presentations. They may talk about their works, writing in general, specific subject areas, and other topics.

  • Glassdoor: Job search site.

  • Indeed: Job search site.

  • IRS: Locate federal tax forms, instructions, and publications.

  • Job Hunt: A mega site that covers just about everything. It has job listings for specialized industries and professions, classified ads, job fairs and a resume bank.

  • Libraries and Museums in Colorado: Libraries and museums within the state of Colorado along with a listing of special exhibits, hours, and fees.

  • Monster: Search this database for over 50,000 jobs in the U.S. and world by city or discipline.It allows users to create and post resumes.

  • National Library of Medicine: access to health information and library services.

  • Online Death Indexes, Records, and Obituaries: A directory of online death indexes listed by state and county. Included are death records, death certificate indexes, death notices & registers, obituaries, probate indexes, and cemetery & burial records. Also included is information about searching the Social Security Death Index online.
  • Project Gutenberg: The original site for on-line classics with over 10,000 titles. Can download both print and audio books.
  • Purdue Owl: Purdue University’s online writing lab. Information on MLA and APA citation styles, as well as sample papers.
  • Reading Group Choices: Guide to good discussion books published by independent presses and national publishers.

  • Reading Group Guides: Reading group suggestions, author interviews and over 1200 discussion guides for both older classics and current fiction and nonfiction.

  • Unemployment Claim Form: Colorado's website for claiming unemployment benefits.

  • U.S. Department of Labor: Employment & Training Administration: Provides basic information about finding a job, choosing a career, interviewing, unemployment, minimum wage, labor laws, training, and more.

  • USA Jobs: The U.S. government’s official site for jobs and employment information provided by the U.S. State Office of Personnel Management.