General Research

Academic Research (Academic Search Premier)

Search across multiple database collections including academic journals, newspaper sources, magazines articles (including Consumer Reports), general reference publications, images, and, as well as selections of eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Ancestry Library Edition (Now Available at Home!)

A genealogical collection with broad coverage of the U.S. and the U.K., including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. This resource comprises 4,000 databases and 1.5 billion names.

Biography Reference Center from EBSCO

Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies. This resource provides superior coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).

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. 

CultureGrams Online

A series of reference tools on world cultures, including maps, statistics and other information on 187 countries and the 50 U.S. States.

eLibrary Proquest Database

Offers more than 1,500 full-text sources, with improved functionality, and a fun and easy-to-use search interface. Includes magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips. (ProQuest) SDL Project

Explora Research (Formerly EBSCOhost)

Search across multiple database collections including newspaper sources, magazines articles (including Consumer Reports), general reference publications, images, and, as well as selection of eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Explora Pesquisar en Español (Formerly EBSCOhost en Español)

Provee texto completo para más de 1,170 publicaciones periodicas que cubren casi todos los asuntos incluyendo referncia general, negocios, salud y mucho más. (EBSCOhost in Spanish)

Legal Information Reference Center

Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center offers the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues including: Business Law, Financial Planning, Family Law, Property and Real Estate, and Rights and Disputes.  A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. 

Life Magazine Archive

Each issue visually published by Time Inc., Life Magazine has featured story-telling through documentary photographs and informative captions. Each issue visually and powerfully depicted national and international events and topical stories, providing intimate views of real people and their real life situations. This collection contains more than 2,200 issues with coverage from 1936-2000.

Literary Reference Center

A rich full-text literary database covering all genres and timeframes. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems.  Gives students, professors, and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.

NewsBank - Access World News Research Collection

Find global information on topics related to business, economics, education, government, health, homework help, international studies, politics, science, social issues, sports, STEM and more from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content.

Northwest Room Digital Collections

These materials were compiled by digitizing some of the Northwest Room archives, as well as partnering with institutions and individuals to share their private collections. Images found in our digital collections may be downloaded and printed, used freely for research and enjoyment, and linked to from other websites if properly credited. If you wish to use images from the digital collection for publication, please contact us to verify that we hold the rights to the image. If we do, we will provide you with a high resolution image file and ask that you properly credit the Everett Public Library.

OCLC (In Library Only)

OCLC connects students, researchers and patrons over 48 million catalog records for books, videos and other materials each attached to a list of the member libraries that own the item.

ProQuest - New York Times (Card Number Required Outside Library)

This is considered the official U.S. newspaper because it publishes the complete text of important documents, speeches and presidential press conferences. The paper’s reporters have won scores of Pulitzer Prizes throughout the publication’s 150-year history.

ProQuest - The Wall Street Journal (Card Number Required Outside Library)

Comprehensive coverage back to 1984 is available from the world’s leading financial newspaper through the ProQuest database. The first issue of The Wall Street Journal was four pages long and sold for two cents. Today, the paper is considered the preeminent publication for business news and information on financial markets worldwide.

ProQuest - Western Newsstand (Card Number Required Outside Library)

Leading newspapers from the Western Region of the United States including Washington State.

ProQuest Discovery - ALL (Card Number Required Outside Library)

Indexes 3,600 magazines and journals—2,000 of which are full text, as well as several national and Washington State newspapers. Indexes 1,000 business and management journals, trade/industry publications, 460 of which are full text.

ReferenceUSA (Login required - click here)

Provides directory information for over 10 million U.S. businesses, organizations, & governmental agencies, along with white page directory information for individuals for the entire U.S.

World Book Online (Login required - click here)

Early World of Learning, World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Advanced, World Book Discover, and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.