Available Databases

Main Vendor Database URLs

Members have access to eBooks from EBSCO. Members may choose one of the two options below:

  1. eBook Public Library Collection OR
  2. eBook K-8 Collection and eBook High School Collection

EBSCO’s existing interfaces for schools and public libraries was discontinued June 30, 2016. The interfaces were replaced by the Explora interfaces listed below.

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive database of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s.

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http://www.heritagequestonline.com
Genealogy, Historical Data
LearningExpress

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library is designed to help people succeed on the tests they must pass to gain citizenship, improve their testing skills or to further their education or career. Over 300 online academic and licensing practice tests including SAT, ACT, GRE, HiSET, LSAT, Advanced Placement, civil service, military, real estate, law enforcement, citizenship, TOEFL, ESL and basic skills for elementary, middle and high school skills improvement and much more. Test preparation materials span ages from elementary through adult. This testing resource also provides instant scoring and customized feedback.

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http://www.learningexpresslibrary3.com
Job & Career, K-12
EBSCO

Academic Search Elite

Academic Search Elite Provides core resource of scholarly information for academic Institutions. Academic Search Elite contains full text for more than 2,100 journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=afh
Academic

Book Collection: Nonfiction - Elementary Edition

A research database for school libraries that provides content representing a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers. It contains searchable full text for more than 1,300 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics and more.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=n4h
Elementary, K-12, Online Books

Book Collection: Nonfiction - High School Edition

A research database for school libraries that provides content representing a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers. It contains searchable full text for more than 2,450 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=n9h
K-12, Online Books, Secondary

Book Collection: Nonfiction - Middle School Edition

A research database for school libraries that provides content representing a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers. It contains searchable full text for more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=n8h
K-12, Online Books, Secondary

Consumer Health Complete

A 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.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=chc
Health

eBook High School Collection

Members have access to eBooks from EBSCO on addition to periodical and reference databases . Members may choose one of the two eBook options below:

  1. eBook Public Library Collection OR
  2. eBook K-8 Collection and eBook High School Collection

Designed specifically for high school students and educators, this collection offers an easy way for libraries to provide full-text eBook coverage that aligns with their school’s curricula. This package contains nearly 8,000 eBook titles that support a quality learning experience across all academic subject areas, from History to Language & Literature to Science & Technology. Content includes a selection of classic literary works, important historical documents and general reference materials. This collection also features a selection of Teacher Resources to support educators and administrators.

All titles are available with unlimited simultaneous user access, and titles are regularly added to the collection at no additional cost.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=e862xna
K-12

eBook K-8 collection

Members have access to eBooks from EBSCO on addition to periodical and reference databases . Members may choose one of the two eBook options below:

  1. eBook Public Library Collection OR
  2. eBook K-8 Collection and eBook High School Collection

This collection is created for K-8 students and the educators that work with them. The eBook K-8 collection contains over 10,500 titles chosen to support a quality learning experience for K-8 students across all subject areas taught in elementary and middle schools. The collection also features a selection of Teacher Resources to support educators and administrators.

All titles are available with unlimited simultaneous user access, and titles are regularly added to the collection at no additional cost.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=e860xna
K-12

eBook Public Library Collection

Members have access to eBooks from EBSCO on addition to periodical and reference databases . Members may choose one of the two eBook options below:

  1. eBook Public Library Collection OR
  2. eBook K-8 Collection and eBook High School Collection

With a collection of over 33,000 titles chosen specifically for public libraries, this general reference collection features fiction and non-fiction titles for both adults and juveniles, as well as best-selling and highly-recommended titles from industry leading publishers.

A wide range of subjects and topics are covered to meet various patron research needs, including substantial offerings in Self-Help, Health & Fitness, Games, Crafts & Hobbies, Medical, Cooking and Religion. This collection also features titles on Recreation and Leisure, Geography, Commerce, Finance, The Family, Marriage, Women, Folklore, Social and Public Welfare, and Home Economics.

All titles are available with unlimited simultaneous user access, and titles are regularly added to the collection at no additional cost.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=nlebk

ERIC

The Education Resource Information Center provides citations to education literature and resources.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=eric
Education

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=funk
General, K-12

MAS Ultra – School Edition

This database is designed specifically for high school libraries and contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines including America's Civil War, American Heritage, American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Careers & Colleges, Civil War Times, Congressional Digest, Discover, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian, etc. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents and more than 360 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts); an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs; and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=ulh
K-12, Secondary

MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=f5h
General, Magazines

MEDLINE

MEDLINE® provides authoritative medical citations on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=cmedm
Academic, Health

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search® Plus contains full text for more than 140 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. Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia; American Heritage® Dictionary, 4th Edition from Houghton Mifflin; Encyclopedia of Animals™; and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=mih
K-12, Secondary

Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source™ provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selective full text for more than 370 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=nfh
Newspapers

Primary Search

Primary Search®, designed specifically for elementary school students contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™, and features Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, providing students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. The database also provides the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=prh
Elementary, K-12

Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection™ includes full text for nearly 520 high-quality education journals.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=tfh
Education

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center™ is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Science Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=sch
K-12, Science
Specialty Interfaces from EBSCO

Consumer Health Complete

A 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.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=chc
Health

EBSCOhost Mobile

EBSCOhost Mobile provides seamless access to the EBSCOhost (ehost) interface via mobile devices. Using mobile detection technology, services using the EBSCOhost platform, including EDS, recognize whether or not users are connecting from a mobile device and sends them to the appropriate version of the interface. Users accessing from a smartphone or other mobile web-enabled devices are presented with an easily searchable mobile interface incorporating key functionality.

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K-12

Explora - Elementary

This interface is designed specifically for elementary school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials. Now includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Databases Searched

  • Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition
  • Primary Search
  • Topic Overviews K-5
  • K-8 eBook Collection (Only available for members that selected the eBook K-12 Collections, not the eBook Public Library Collection.)

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehk5
Elementary, K-12

Explora - General Research and eBooks

This interface is designed specifically for general research in a public library. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to a wide range of materials. Now includes topic overviews that provide a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Databases Searched

  • Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition
  • Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition
  • MasterFILE Premier
  • Newspaper Source
  • Science Reference Center
  • Topic Overviews Public Libraries
  • eBook Public Library Collection
  • Consumer Health Complete

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehpl
Education, General, Online Books

Explora - High School

This interface is designed specifically for high school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials. Now includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Databases Searched

  • Academic Search Elite
  • Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition
  • Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition
  • MAS Ultra - School Edition
  • Newspaper Source
  • Science Reference Center
  • Topic Overviews 6-12
  • eBook Public Library Collection
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • Middle Search Plus
  • eBook High School Collection (Only available for members that selected the eBook K-12 Collections, not the eBook Public Library Collection.)

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=src_ic
Education, K-12, Secondary

Explora - Middle School

This interface is designed specifically for middle school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials. Now includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Databases Searched

  • Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition
  • Middle Search Plus
  • Topic Overviews 6-12
  • Science Reference Center
  • Newspaper Source
  • K-8 eBook Collection (Only available for members that selected the eBook K-12 Collections, not the eBook Public Library Collection.)

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=explorams
Education, K-12

Explora Educators Edition

Find more than 2100 full text scholarly journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals. Collection provides focus on education by provide full text for over 500 high-quality education journals. Explora provides access to lesson plans, students tools, curriculum standards and links to sites valuable for teachers.

Databases Searched:

  • Academic Search Elite
  • Professional Development Collection

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=ehed
Education

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center™ is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Science Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.

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http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=scrc
K-12, Science
Free Databases

GreenFILE

A research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Comprised of more than 600 scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. The total number of records is approximately 295,000, and full text is provided for more than 4,600 records from open access titles. Also included in GreenFILE is a 6,800-term Thesaurus.

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http://greeninfoonline.com
Environment

LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts)

This world-class bibliographic database covers librarianship, classification, information management, and more and indexes nearly 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science.

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http://libraryresearch.com
Library Science

Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts of 280 primarily peer-reviewed periodicals covering Assessment, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.

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http://www.TeacherReference.com
Education