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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).

CreativeBug

Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes. Watch our classes anytime, anywhere. Since our classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. No pressure, just possibilities!

eSequels (Card Number Required)

eSequels is an online guide to series fiction. It lists titles in the correct reading sequence so you can begin at the beginning rather than blunder into the middle of "Act III."

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.

Novelist Plus

Search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles, and also retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more. All of this rich editorial content is crafted by librarians and reading authorities who are experts in the field.

Novelist K-8

NoveList K-8 contains materials for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children’s "chapter" books and young adult titles. It also contains a wealth of materials written especially for teachers and media specialists.

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.

TumbleBooks

TumbleBook Library

TumbleBook Math Library

TumbleBook Teen Library

TumbleBook eAudiobook Library

TumbleBook eRomance Library

TumbleBook en Español (Biblioteca Tumble)