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Books and Literacy

 

Englewood Public Library Catalog Search our catalog for books, DVDs, audio books, eBooks, eAudiobooks and much, much more. As a member of the Marmot Library Network, you have access to almost 4 million items, many of which can be placed on hold and sent directly to this library.

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.

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OverDrive: Access to thousands of eBooks and eAudioBooks. 

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.

Business

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.

 

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.

Cars and Trucks

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Auto Repair Source:  Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls and more.

 

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

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

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

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.

Downloadable Apps

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Axis360: Our newest platform with access to hundreds of eBooks and some eAudioBooks. 

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Hoopla: Streaming movies, television shows, music albums, eAudioBooks, eBooks and comics. 

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Kanopy
: If you're interested in independent, international, classic, or documentary films, you're in luck. Get out your library card and sign up for Kanopy, the Library's newest on-demand video streaming service. You can stream over 26,000 films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, and PBS, as well as thousands of independent filmmakers - on every topic imaginable.. 

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OverDrive: Kinfolk wayfarers shabby chic, micro raw denim fashion axe coloring book authentic vaporware. Tbh +1 franzen truffaut, jean shorts plaid locavore DIY godard. Bushwick selfies truffaut post-ironic. YOLO poutine semiotics, mustache chartreuse sustainable VHS thundercats cold-pressed chia letterpress farm-to-table. 

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Zinio
: Offers free magazines to download on your own device. Never worry about recycling again. 

Education

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.

Ebsco Host

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

 

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.

 

Learning Express

Learning 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:

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.

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.

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.

 

Children's Education

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Explora: Designed 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.

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Kids Infobits: 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.

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PebbleGo: This 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 tornadoes; this is a fun new educational resource designed for kids in grades K – 3 but which can be enjoyed by kids of any age.

*Please see a staff member or contact us at 303-762-2560 for access to PebbleGo.

 

 Primary Search

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

 

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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.

 

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.

Health

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. 

History and Genealogy

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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.

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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.

Job Help

 

Learning Express

 

Learning 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 Resources

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 Science

Library, Information Science & Tech 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.

Newspapers and Magazines

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.

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

 

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.

 

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

  • 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.