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logo Historical Minneapolis Tribune Digitized and indexed editions of the Minneapolis Morning Tribune 1867-1922 complete with all major news, feature and advertising sections. Read More...
logo Historical New York Times Digitized and indexed editions of the New York Times 1851-2008, complete with all major news, feature and advertising sections. Read More...
Homework Rescue Homework Rescue A resource that provides one-to-one tutoring to students in a variety of subjects, as well as practice tests, flashcards games, and virtual study rooms. Read More...
Informe Informe A collection of Hispanic magazines with full-text that covers business, health, technology, culture, current topics and other subjects. Read More...
InfoTrac Junior Edition InfoTrac Junior Edition A resource designed for middle school students which includes full-text articles from newspapers, magazines, and reference books. Read More...
InfoTrac Student Edition InfoTrac Student Edition A resource designed for high school students which includes full-text articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference books.  Also has historical images and maps. Read More...
JobNow! JobNow! A real-time career advice resource that helps job seekers pinpoint their desired career field and work with coaches to write resumes, cover letters, and prepare for interviews.  Sessions can be conducted in English or Spanish. Read More...
Junior Reference Collection Junior Reference Collection A collection of middle grade resources with more than 1700 full text entries covering science, literature, arts, biographies and general reference, and including primary source documents. Read More...
Kids InfoBits Kids InfoBits A resource that gives children easy access to magazines, reference books, and newspaper articles that have been selected just for their age group. Aimed at grades K-5. Read More...
logo Kids Search A resource for students (K-8) to find magazine articles, biographies, images and more on a variety of topics. Read More...
learning express library Learning Express A collection of resources to help with educational and career goals. Take courses and practice tests online, including computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, operating systems), occupational prep exams (civil service, law enforcement, military, EMS, postal services, firefighter), SAT, ACT, TOEFL, GED, adult basic skills, and U.S. citizenship. **Create a username and password to access courses and tests** Read More...
computer skills center Learning Express Computer Skills Center Interactive multimedia training tutorials to develop computer and internet skills. Available through the LearningExpress Library. Read More...
job & career accelerator Learning Express Job & Career Accelerator Test preparation and skill-building tools related to career and job readiness. Available through the LearningExpress Library. Read More...
logo Legal Forms A collection of accessible and downloadable legal documents.  Includes forms for real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, power of attorney, landlord/tenant and many others.  Also includes a legal dictionary and a Minnesota state attorney directory. Read More...
logo Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts™ An index to more than 600 periodicals in the fields of librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, and information management, with coverage back to the mid-1960's. Read More...
Literature Resource Center Literature Resource Center A resource that includes biographies, bibliographies, and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline. Read More...
MAS Ultra-School Edition MAS Ultra-School Edition A comprehensive database designed for high school students that contains full-text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines, and includes biographies, primary source documents, photos, maps and flags, and reference books. Lexiles provided. Read More...
MasterFILE Premier MasterFILE Premier An all-encompassing database that contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more. This database also contains full text for more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an image collection of nearly 600,000 photos, maps and flags. Read More...
Medline Medline An index of millions of records covering all areas of medicine, public health, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the basic biomedical sciences. Read More...
Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus A comprehensive database designed for middle school students that contains full-text for nearly 150 popular middle school magazines, and includes biographies, primary source documents, historical essays, photos, maps and flags, and reference books. Lexiles provided. Read More...
Minnesota Library Information Network Minnesota Library Information Network (MnLINK) A catalog of books and other materials held in public and academic libraries across Minnesota. Read More...
Minnesota Newspapers Minnesota Newspapers Electronic editions of the Duluth News-Tribune (11/01/1995 - Current), Rochester Post Bulletin (12/14/2006 - 02/28/2011), St. Paul Pioneer Press (01/01/1988 - Current), and Star Tribune (01/01/1986 - Current).  **Available only within our buildings**   Read More...
logo Minnesota Reflections A collection of over 116,000 Minnesota history images, maps, and documents shared by cultural heritage organizations across the state. Read More...
Morningstar Investment Research Center Morningstar Investment Research Center A resource with financial data on more than 30,000 stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs, and buy/sell guidance on more than 1,900 stocks and 2,100 mutual funds. Read More...
National Geographic Kids National Geographic Kids Access content from National Geographic Kids magazines, books, and images.  Geared towards 6-14 year olds. Read More...
logo New York Times (1980 to current) Articles from the New York Times. From 1980 to current.  One of the newspapers in ProQuest Newsstand Complete database. Read More...
logo Next Reads An email newsletter subscription service that provides reading suggestions in 21 reading interest categories. Fiction and nonfiction are included as well as teen titles. Read More...
Novelist K-8 Plus Novelist K-8 Plus A comprehensive online readers' advisory tool designed especially for elementary and middle school students with fiction and nonfiction titles chosen specifically to support the school curriculum, as well as the pleasure reading needs of students. Read More...
Novelist Plus Novelist Plus A comprehensive online readers' advisory tool that allows you to 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. Read More...
OAIster OAIster A union catalog of digital resources that includes descriptive information about each resource. Read More...
OneClickdigital OneClickdigital A database with thousands of downloadable fiction and nonfiction audiobooks for teens and adults.**You must create an account to use this service.  Download Media Manager software to a personal computer to be able to transfer books directly to a portable listening device with one click** Read More...
Overdrive Overdrive A service for downloading thousands of eBooks and audiobooks to your computer, e-book reader or mobile device.  Fiction and nonfiction titles available for children, teens, and adults.**Available to Anoka County and Columbia Heights residents with a valid library card** Read More...
logo PapersFirst An index of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Read More...
Points of View Reference Center Points of View Reference Center A database that provides students with a balance of materials from all viewpoints on current issues, including 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. Read More...
Primary Search Primary Search A comprehensive database designed for elementary students that contains full-text for over 80 popular elementary magazines, and includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, photos, maps, and flags. Lexiles provided. Read More...
Proceedings First ProceedingsFirst An index of worldwide conference proceedings. Read More...