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Academic Search Premier contains indexing and abstracts for over 8,450 journals, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 and further are available for over one hundred journals. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. Academic Search Premier contains full-text coverage in biology , chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, etc.

Ancestry Library Edition provides access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. Please note this database can only be used in the library.

Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945. It also includes wiring diagrams and technical service bulletins.
 

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Business Searching Interface provides an easy way to both browse and search for country economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research, and then use the results as limiters in a keyword search.

Business Source Premier features the full text for more than 2,150 journals. Full text is provided back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.


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Colorado Grants Guide The Colorado Grants Guide is Colorado’s leading online tool for grant funding research. This comprehensive resource guide contains over 750 profiles of local foundations and trusts, corporations, national funders, and government agencies that support Colorado nonprofit organizations. Please note this database can only be used in the library.

The Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes 147 newspapers published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. CHNC contains over 477,000 digitized pages and is a joint endeavor of the Colorado State Library, the Colorado Historical Society, and generous donors throughout the state.

The Colorado Senior Law Handbook is a consumer-oriented guide that addresses issues facing Colorado's older citizens. Informative chapters address such issues as age discrimination, protecting against fraud, grandparents' rights, and employment issues.

Colorado Virtual Library is a cooperative project of the Colorado State Library and the Colorado library community to provide access to other libraries collections, resources for kid and teachers.

Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to holistic and integrated medicine. This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.

CultureGrams World Edition provides information that ranges from mile-high views of a nation, its society, and institutions to close-up views of communities, families, and individuals. Culture Grams also provides the World Edition, Kids Edition, States Edition, Famous People, Photo Gallery and the Recipe Collection


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DemographicsNow is an online database offering access to in-depth demographic data for the delivery of consumer and market insight into rapidly compiled reporting visualizations.


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Ebrary is an online digital library. From outside the library you will need to create an account and sign in with your library card number.

EBSCO
offers a broad range of full-text and bibliographic databases, including Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, Novelist and the Auto Repair Reference Center. 

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Facts On File's Science Online offers biographies, essays, definitions, diagrams, experiments, timelines and more representing significant achievements, discoveries, or natural phenomena related to the development of science.


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.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia for students and adults alike, indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. This database is updated annually.
 

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Gale Courses 
Consists of more than 2,100 top colleges, universities, and other organizations covering every topic from accounting to Web Design. 

Gale Databases - Select from General Reference Center Gold, Health Reference Center Academic, Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module, or LitFinder

GreenFile offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

Grolier Online is a collection of reference databases including Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Popular Science, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre.


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Health and Wellness Resource Center provides magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on medical topics.

Health Reference Center Academic provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information.

HeritageQuest Online is your library's resource for census data, family records, and local histories. 
Click here for access to HeritageQuest outside the library.


History Reference Center features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. The database includes full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, including America's Civil War, American Heritage, American Historical Review, American History, Archaeology, Aviation History, British Heritage, Chinese America: History & Perspectives, Civil War Times, Foreign Affairs, German History, History, History Review, History Today (back to January 1975), History: Reviews of New Books, Kansas History, Journal of American History, Manitoba History, Military History, Naval History, North Carolina Historical Review, Virginia Magazine of History & Biography, Wild West, World War II and more. The database also contains nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 37,400 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.


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IMAGE es el portal de Internet de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina de información de salud para el público.


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La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre is the only full-length online encyclopedia conceived and developed with the Spanish-speaking peoples of the Americas as its focus.

Lands and Peoples provide descriptions of the country's land, people, economy, history, and government, as well as a Facts and Figures box and a full-color map. Click on Lands and People in the left column.

LearningExpress Library provides access to interactive skill-building courses and a broad range of practice tests based on such official exams as the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, Firefighter, Police Officer, Paramedic, EMT Basic, U.S. Citizenship, Postal Worker, Cosmetology, Real Estate Agent & Broker Exams.

Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, a respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. With the ‘Legal Forms by U.S. State’ feature, users can search over 12,800 state-specific legal forms–searchable by top subject areas including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes and more.

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.



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Magill's Literary Annual covers recent works of fiction and nonfiction across subjects, genres, and countries. Each year, Magill's Literary Annual critically evaluates 200 major examples of serious literature, both fiction and nonfiction, published during the previous calendar year. 30+ years are available through this online database.

MAS Ultra - School Edition is specifically designed for high school students with 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, Economist, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian, World War II, etc. All full -text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for 85,670 biographies and 105,786 primary source documents. Also included are 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 502,000 photos, maps, & flags, color PDFs and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

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 for nearly 500 reference books, over 164,400 primary source documents, and an image collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. MasterFILE Premier offers PDF backfiles* (as far back as 1975) for key publications, including American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Judaism, Library Journal, National Review, Saturday Evening Post, etc.

MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. This database has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

MetaLib is a federated search engine that searches multiple U.S. Federal government databases, retrieving reports, articles, and citations while providing direct links to selected resources available online.

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 and American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition from Houghton Mifflin, the Encyclopedia of Animals, and an image collection of over 502,000 photos, maps, and flags.

Military Papers Access military, government, and defense journal and magazine articles, newsletters, newspapers, newswires, and video.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Morningstar Investment Research Center - access outside of the library

 
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National Geographic Kids
Online magazine with stories, photographs and more!

National Geographic Virtual Library 1888-Current
Browse magazine, explore topics, search professional photographic images.

The New Book of Popular Science is a leading science encyclopedia geared to student readers. Click on The New Book of Popular Science in the left column.

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.

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 45 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 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

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, 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. 

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Point of View Reference Center is a full-text database containing essays and articles that present multiple sides of an issue. It includes more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

Primary Search contains full text for more than 70 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 theFunk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, which provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. This database also provides the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps, and flags.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.


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Reference USA - use this database of over 100 million U.S. residents to conduct market research, locate friends and relatives or research small business owners, entrepreneurs, and companies.  Researchers have access to company information such as, but not limited to, address, telephone number(s), number of employees, sales volume, maps, credit rating, and nearby competing businesses. 


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Science Online offers biographies, essays, definitions, diagrams, experiments, timelines and more representing significant achievements, discoveries, or natural phenomena related to the development of science.

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.

Searchasaurus makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results.

SIRS Discoverer is a research database designed for children and young adults

Small Engine Repair Reference Center provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines.

Student Research Center - High School and Middle School makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type—magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.


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Teen Health and Wellness provides students with comprehensive curricular support and self-help tools on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life, and more. Developed for teens, with their unique concerns and perspective in mind.

TOPICsearch allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms, including controversial opinions and viewpoints. TOPICSearch contains full text for over 60,000 articles from 399 diverse sources, including international and regional newspapers, and EBSCO's collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.
 


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World Book Online Reference Center contains every article from the 22-volume print set plus thousands more. It also features multimedia, maps, editor-reviewed websites, Special Reports, and Back in Time (a you-are-there chronicle of events from the World Book Year Book that begins in 1922 and unfolds in the distinctive voice and perspective of each successive year). 

World Book Kids - includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images, maps and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and great teacher resources. 

World Book Advanced - features primary source documents and ebooks fully integrated with the encyclopedia content. Research and teaching tools include timelines, citation builder, and saved research. Tailored for students in grade 8 and up.

World Book Student includes a biography center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor selected websites and much more.

World Book Discover  includes great resources for both research and life and learning skills. Contains activities and interactive video. Click on "World Book Explains" in the reference tools for some great video clips on many subjects.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos La Enciclopedia estudiantil hallazgos en línea es una enciclopedia de conocimientos generales. Contiene información sobre gente, lugares, objetos, acontecimientos e ideas.