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Books and Literature

Front Range Downloadable Library 
provides 24/7 convenient online access to audio books and music. To check out materials, patrons browse the collection, select a title, and then enter a valid library card number to download the digital book.  If a title is not immediately available, users can place a hold and will receive an email notification when it is ready for checkout.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s. This database also includes author profiles. Customers can review information on 5,000 of the frequently indexed authors, such as which subject terms are most commonly applied to their articles, and in which publications the author has been published.

Litfinder provides a wealth of primary literature content, including full-text poems, poem citations and excerpts, full-text short stories, full-text essays, full-text speeches, and full-text plays. LitFinder also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.

NewsBank contains information from newspapers and newswires including the Daily Camera, Denver Post, Rocky Mountain News, and the Broomfield Enterprise. Features include special reports and current events-hot topics. NewsBank also covers of U.S. and international news, business, lifestyle, entertainment, sports, and science and technology from familiar magazines such as Time, Fortune and Popular Science.

NoveList Plus is a fiction and nonfiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists.

NoveList K-8 Plus allows you to discover the fiction and nonfiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles to use in your classroom. You can also browse hundreds of theme-oriented book lists for readers at all grade levels through Explore Fiction, and look for award-winning and recommended titles in Best Fiction. Many title records have direct links to Web sites with information about the author or with teacher resource materials. You can also access the Learning Center by clicking on its link in the left hand column of your screen.

Prospector is a unified catalog of twenty three academic, public and special libraries in Colorado and Wyoming. Through Prospector you have access to over 20 million books, journals, DVDs, CDs, videos and other materials held in these libraries. With a single search you can identify and borrow materials from the collections and have them delivered to your local library.

WorldCat is the OCLC catalog of books, web resources, and other material worldwide.

Whichbook.net gives readers an enjoyable and intuitive way to find books to match their mood. Instead of starting from the overwhelming choice of books available, whichbook starts from the reader and enables each individual to build the elements of that elusive 'good read' we are all looking for but don't quite know how to define.