All eResources

High Plains Library District provides access to many online resources and services including encyclopedias, magazines, newspaper articles, medical and health information, business resources, and reference information on science, literature, math, the arts and education. These unique resources contain information not found using a search engine such as Google!  These resources have been sourced, written, or reviewed by professionals, providing a wealth of free information on thousands of topics, for a variety of age levels. Many of our online resources can also be used from home, office or school with a valid library card and access to the Internet.

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A to Z Maps Online
AtoZMapsOnline.com is the worlds largest subscription-based database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country and state maps. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.

A to Z USA
A to Z USA is your one-stop center for information about U.S. States and Territories. Find state, county and city information as wells maps, flags and photos.

A to Z World Travel
Information on over 200 world cities; city facts, neighborhoods, activities, restaurants, climate, consulates, health & medical, language, maps, travel essentials, transportation, banking, communication and more.

ABC-CLIO eBooks
The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Daily Life in America

ABC-CLIO: Social Studies Databases
History and social studies databases.
World Geography
United States Geography
American Government
American History
World History
United States at War
Issues: Understanding Controversy & Society

ABCMouse
ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy offers an expert-designed curriculum for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten. With more than 5,000 individual learning activities and 450+ complete lessons along our Step-by-Step Learning Path™, ABCmouse.com encompasses reading and language arts, math, science, social studies, art and music.

No Remote Access – Library Use Only

Academic Search Premier
Access full text articles from thousands of publications, 3,600 peer-reviewed journals. PDF backfiles to 1975 available for over 100 journals and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

Access Science
AccessScience is an online science platform featuring fully searchable content from McGraw-Hill’s Encyclopedia of Science & Technology.

AllData Online
Powerful, easy-to-use, comprehensive, online auto repair resource with information for models back to 1982. The information is unedited and updated regularly.

No Remote Access – Library Use Only

This database is accessible from the following libraries only:
Carbon Valley Regional Library
Centennial Park Library
Eaton Public Library
Erie Community Library
Farr Regional Library
Glenn A. Jones, M.D. Memorial Library
Lincoln Park Library
Hudson Public Library
Platteville Public Library
Riverside Library & Community Center

Ancestry Library Edition
Access census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas.

No Remote Access – Library Use Only

Associations Unlimited
Index to Associations in the United States. Search by name or acronym, location or subject.

Auto Repair Reference Center
Information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945.

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Biography & Genealogy Master Index
Covers individuals both living and dead, from every field of activity, and from all areas of the world. Sources include biographical dictionaries, Who’s Who, encyclopedias and literary resources.

Biography In Context
Nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography. Curriculum-aligned resource that offers media-rich content in context that’s updated daily to meet the needs of today’s user. Over 600,000 biographies covering more than 525,000 individuals. 50,000 new or updated bios added annually in addition to daily updates to account for awards and events. Integrated reference material, periodical information and multimedia content.

BookFlix
BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

Business Source Premier
Coverage includes many subject areas related to business.
Provides full text for nearly 8,200 serials dating back to 1965 and searchable cited references back as far as 1998. This database is updated on a daily basis.

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Career Cruising
Career Cruising is an web based career exploration and planning tool. What’s included:
– career profiles with multimedia interviews and a PhotoFile
– additional military career profiles
– industry profiles
– an interest assessment tool with a skills assessment
– a learning styles inventory
– access to college and university information
– personal portfolio tool
– an employment guide
– a job search aggregator tool

CBT Clips
CBTClips are short, computer training videos that provide step-by-step instructions for Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook,Windows and much more. Use these tutorials for just-in-time training on specific tasks or customize your learning experience by working through the different applications.

Colorado Courts – Forms, Help & General Information
Find Colorado Courts related forms and information

Colorado Grants Guide Online
Fundraising resource for nonprofit and community-based organizations in Colorado. Contains hundreds of profiles on: local foundations and trusts; corporations; government agencies; and religious organizations that support Colorado nonprofit organizations.

No Remote Access – Library Use Only – designated workstations & WiFi access only.

Please ask staff for assistance. Access only from the following locations:
Farr Regional – downtime profile & WiFi
Centennial Park – staff workstations & WiFi
Lincoln Park – downtime profile & WiFi
Carbon Valley – Database workstations & WiFi
Erie Community – downtime profile & WiFi
Riverside – downtime profile & WiFi

Colorado Legal Services
ColoradoLegalServices.org provides information and a guide to free and low cost legal help for civil matters. Locate information on all of the free legal aid programs in Colorado, including basic eligibility and contact information. Links to related sites on the web and legal education documents that give basic information on a number of legal problems.

Colorado Statutes & Rules
Research or browse the Colorado Constitution, Colorado Revised Statutes, and Colorado Court Rules.

Consumer Health Complete
Provides content covering many areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Consumer Reports Buying Guide
Online text version.
Information on a wide range of consumer products including such items as electronics, household appliances, and automobiles.

Consumer Reports Magazine
Online text version.
Full text access to the online text version of Consumer Reports.

Consumer Reports Online
Easy to search Website version.
Ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services in categories including appliances, cars, electronics and computers, home and garden, health and fitness, babies and kids, food, personal finance, and travel.

CultureGrams Online
Offers concise, reliable, and up-to-date information on the history, customs, and lifestyles of the various cultures of the world.

Cypress Resume
Effortlessly create professional resumes in minutes!

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Demographics Now
Demographics Now provides resources on demographics and more.

Demographics Now serves a variety of needs and may be used by a variety of patrons – from small business owners, entrepreneurs and sales people to jobseekers, students, community leaders and non-profit organizations.

Entrepreneurs can use it to create a business plan or to do a location analysis.

Small business owners can rely on it to identify competitors in their area or help relocate their business.

Marketing and sales people can develop targeted, accurate customer leads and mailing lists for campaigns.

Students can research companies and regions for assignments.

Jobseekers can find information on a company before a job interview.

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Database of open access journals covering all scientific and scholarly subjects. Primarily used to identify open access journal titles and forty percent of them are searchable at the article level. Journals can be browsed by title or by broad subject area. Articles are searchable by article author or title, ISSN, journal title, abstract, or key words. Full-text is not searchable but is fully accessible. To be included in the DOAJ, journals must use a funding model that does not charge readers or their institutions for access and must exercise peer-review or editorial quality control.

Driving-Tests.org
Whether you want to get behind the wheel of an automobile or motorcycle, Driving-Test.org has practice tests for everyone. Driver’s Handbooks, too!

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eBooks – HPLDs eBook collection
Go to the eBook collections list on our Databases by Subject page.

Ebsco eBooks
Choose from thousands of eBook titles viewable on your personal computer.

EBSCOhost MOBILE
Search EBSCO’s leading research databases anytime and anywhere using EBSCO’s mobile access technology. EBSCOhost MOBILE is tailor-made for the smaller screens of mobile devices and provides the same user-friendly and easy-to-use search experience that is available with the full version.

EBSCOhost Research Databases
High Plains Library District’s EBSCOHost subscription database collection at-a-glance.

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) Index
A guide to published and unpublished sources on thousands of educational topics, with information from RIE (Resources in Education) and CIJE (Current Index to Journals in Education).

The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is an online digital library of education research and information. ERIC is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the United States Department of Education.

ERIC provides access to 1.5 million bibliographic records (citations, abstracts, and other pertinent data) of journal articles and other education-related materials, with hundreds of new records added every week.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
La Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos está organizada de modo que los estudiantes puedan encontrar información rápida y fácilmente. Pulse en la primera letra del título del artículo para ver el artículo.

Explora – Elementary School
Resources for primary through early middle school students. Includes an encyclopedia, dictionary, magazine articles and encyclopedia of animals.

Explora – High School & Middle School
Formerly: Student Research Center
Search databases by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and even limit searches according to appropriate Lexile reading levels.

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Foundation Directory Online
Access timely, comprehensive information on grantmakers and their grants. Search 80,000 foundations, corporate giving programs and grantmaking public charities, as well as 500,000 recently awarded grants.

No Remote Access – Library Use Only – designated workstations & WiFi access only

Please ask staff for assistance. Access only from the following locations:
Farr Regional – downtime profile & WiFi
Centennial Park – staff workstations & WiFi
Lincoln Park – downtime profile & WiFi
Carbon Valley – Database workstations & WiFi
Erie Community – downtime profile & WiFi
Riverside – downtime profile & WiFiEaton – downtime profile & WiFi

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
Access up-to-date information on foundations that fund individual grantseekers. More than 6,200 entries in all. Records include detailed descriptions of approximately 2,000 programs which fund individual grantseekers.

No Remote Access – Library Use Only – designated workstations & WiFi access only

Please ask staff for assistance. Access only from the following locations:
Farr Regional – downtime profile & WiFi
Centennial Park – staff workstations & WiFi
Lincoln Park – downtime profile & WiFi
Carbon Valley – Database workstations & WiFi
Erie Community – downtime profile & WiFi
Riverside – downtime profile & WiFi
Eaton – downtime profile & WiFi

Foundation Maps
Foundation Maps is Foundation Center’s premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world.
With millions of grants from 2006 to the present, innovative ways to visualize funding data, and the flexibility and precision to tailor research, Foundation Maps helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and strengthen their impact.

No remote access. Access available from Farr Library only.

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

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Gale Courses (formerly Learn4Life)
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive courses, with live instructors, that you can take entirely online. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Gale Databases
High Plains Library District’s Gale-Cengage subscription database collection at-a-glance.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Reference eBooks titles covering the following subject areas: Arts, Business, Environment, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation & World, Religion, and Science.

Gold Rush
Find magazines, journal titles and articles.

Greeley Tribune
Greeley, Colorado area daily newspaper.

No Remote Access – Library Use Only

GreenFILE
Information covering aspects of human impact to the environment. Scholarly, government and general-interest titles include content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

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HeritageQuest
HeritageQuest combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI® Genealogy and Local History collection.

History Reference Center
Comprehensive, full text, history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, and undergraduate research. Features full text for 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
Access information on popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities. Subject areas include arts & crafts; games & electronics; models; needlework; outdoors & nature; and scrapbooking & paper craft.

Home Improvement Reference Center
Home improvement assistance, including: maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating home & garden, etc.

Hoopla
Hoopla is a digital service that provides access to hundreds of thousands of movies, full music albums, audiobooks and more. Simple to access and use, without the hassle of having to return the items you’ve borrowed, all you need is your library card, a web browser, smart phone or tablet to get started.

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Interlibrary Loan
Request and track  ILL titles.

Internet Archive
Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

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Kids Infobits
Provides multi-media research resources designed for Kindergarten through Grade 5 students.

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LearningExpress Library
Test preparation program includes:
– Academic tests: GED, ACT, SAT, GRE, Advanced Placement and more.
– Civil Service: postal worker, EMT, firefighter, law enforcement.
– Military ASVAB
– Real Estate
– Citizenship

Legal Forms
Official, State specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.

Legal Information Reference Center
Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Search over 12,800 state-specific legal forms–searchable by top subject areas including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes and more.

LexisNexis
LexisNexis® Library Express is a powerful, Web-based research tool tailored for public libraries that delivers comprehensive news, business and legal information from over 10,000 of the most credible sources available.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. 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.

LibraryAware [NextReads]
Sign up and receive email newsletters telling you what’s new and hot. No more searching for the next thing to read. Now, with LibraryAware, the titles come to you!

Literary Databases: Contemporary Authors/Literary Criticism
-Contemporary Authors: biographical and bibliographical information on modern authors.
-Contemporary Literary Criticism: critiques of contemporary works and authors.

Literary Reference Center
Information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Specifically designed for public libraries, secondary schools, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research.

Local Digitized History
The High Plains Library District’s Local Digitized History collection is comprised of digital preservation partnership projects with museums and sights of historical interest within Weld County, an eclectic selection of homegrown HPLD content such as past newsletters & photographs, and HPLD’s very own Weldcast podcast.

Lynda.com
Lynda.com is an online learning resource offering thousands of video courses in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. Experts create and deliver all courses as well as provide supplemental materials like exercise files and relevant work samples.

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Mango Languages
Foreign language courses online
Learn to speak:
-Brazilian Portuguese
-French
-German
-Greek
-Italian
-Japanese
-Mandarin Chinese
-Russian
-Spanish
-English for Spanish, Polish and Brazilian Portuguese speakers.
-And more…

MAS Ultra: School Edition
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for more than 700 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines.

MasterFILE Premier
MasterFILE Premier contains full text for more than 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

Mergent – D&B Key Business Ratios (KBR)
Access competitive benchmarking data; examine industry benchmarks compiled from D&B’s database of public and private companies. Search data by SIC and NAIC code, line of business, asset range and year; review company filtering and user profiles; download and create industry and company reports.

Mergent – First Research
Contains industry reports with market analysis on more than 1000 top industry segments. Each report consists of key statistics and analysis on market and competitive landscape characteristics, operating conditions, business challenges, industry trends, current and historical industry growth, and more. Many reports also include a global industry analysis.

Mergent – Intellect
Database providing basic company facts on over 20 million North American companies and over 70 million global companies. Provides essentially the information as Hoovers Online using data from Hoovers and Dun & Bradstreet but with additional downloading capabilities.

Key features of Mergent Intellect include:

  • location, estimated sales and number of employees, industries, and other basic data on companies
  • exporting of up to 2,000 company records per download
  • Dun & Bradstreet data including D-U-N-S identifier numbers and corporate “family tree” details
  • executive contacts and biographies

Mergent – InvestorEdge
Research tool provides access to company documents and financial information for individual companies. Search corporate documents including annual reports, industry reports as well as Corporate Bond Reports; including, industry reports with sector level analysis covering current environment, industry profiles, performance, and market trends outlook.

Mergent Online
Provides comprehensive company data for U.S. and International public companies. Includes histories, financial statements, business descriptions, properties, officers, directors, SEC filings, annual reports, institutional and insider holdings and subsidiaries.

Middle Search Plus
Provides full text for 140 popular magazines for middle and jr. high school research. Contains 84,074 biographies, 86,135 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flag of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Morningstar Investment Research Center is an all-inclusive investment research database. It features data and analysis on over 13,000 international and domestic stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and more than 1300 exchange traded funds. Plus, the database boasts a comprehensive Help and Education Center, Portfolio X-Ray and robust screening tools.

MyGovernment
MyGovernment provides information on how our government functions, representative contact info and where representatives stand on key issues.

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National Geographic Magazine Online, 1888-Present
Featuring the complete archive of the magazine to one month of the current print issue, National Geographic Magazine Online, 1888-Present, includes every article, all fully searchable through an intuitive interface.

NetLibrary (now Ebsco eBooks)
Choose from thousands of eBook titles viewable on your personal computer.

New England Historic Genealogical Society
Access the NEHGS online genealogical databases.

No Remote Access – Library Use Only – Centennial Park Library only

New York Times
Complete access to the online digital version of the New York Times.
One time registration on site at one of our libraries is required.

New York Times : REMOTE ACCESS
Need to access the New York Times from home or somewhere other than one of our branch locations? Use this link

News For You Online
News for You Online offers easy-to-read news stories that can help you learn to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Seven new stories are posted each Wednesday, along with audio, exercises, vocabulary, a crossword puzzle, and a poll. Listen to each story in full or sentence-by-sentence.

No Remote Access – Library Use Only
Passcode required.
Please ask library staff to enter the passcode to access full articles.

NewsBank
The electronic editions of record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers–all in one easy-to-search database. Each paper provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community.

Newspaper Source Plus
Provides cover-to-cover full text for 149 national & international newspapers, including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, and more.

NewspaperARCHIVE
Access tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s. The Greeley Tribune is available from 1916-1977. Use the archive to view, save and print full-page newspapers from around the world.

Niche Academy
Niche Academy makes it easy for you to learn via online tutorials. Niche Academy includes a set of ready-to-use tutorials for common services like OverDrive, Zinio, and Hoopla.

NoveList Plus
Fiction and nonfiction readers’ advisory resource. Search titles by author, title, or series. Find read-a-likes by author or plot description. Included are best book lists, book discussion guides, book talks, feature articles and author interviews.

NoveList Plus K-8
Fiction and nonfiction readers’ advisory for children and young adults.

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Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)
The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a publication of the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. The OOH includes information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings, and job outlook for hundreds of different occupations. The OOH is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. The Handbook is revised every two years.

Open Library
A huge collection of freely accessible eBooks online. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

OverDrive eBooks & Audio eBooks
Browse or search thousands of great Audio eBook and text eBook titles and download them to your computer; transfer them to a portable device or burn onto a CD.

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Points of View Reference Center
Designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 200 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).

Primary Search
Primary Search provides full text for more than 60 popular magazines for elementary school research.

ProCitizen (by Pronunciator)
Citizenship prep course that contains 100 videos, plus interactive drills and quizzes.

Professional Development Collection
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of more than 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg offers over tens of thousands of free ebooks. Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

Project Gutenberg carries high quality ebooks. Most Project Gutenberg ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. Project Gutenberg digitizes and proofreads all material with the help of thousands of volunteers.

Pronunciator
Pronunciator has 50 language learning opportunities offering a range of language skills such as reading, writing, listening, and speaking in a structured, building-block approach.

Each language segment includes 10,000 phrases; 354 hours of audio lessons; 10 types of interactive drills; and 6 types of scored quizzes.

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

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ReferenceUSA
ReferenceUSA provides access to over 45 million US Businesses and over 198 million US Historical Businesses. Information includes company name, address, phone, executive contact names, titles and bios, employee size (location and corporate), sales volume, SIC codes, NAICS codes, credit rating, square footage, location type, business type, company news, 10-K’s, Annual reports, and much more. Residential data includes information on over 271 million residents: name, address, phone, home value, income level, housing type, lifestyle information. Databases give users the ability to download, print, create customize charts, heat maps and summary reports…

Regional Business News
Comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Resume Maker
Resume Maker is an online résumé creation application. Resume Maker offers a step-by-step guide to creating your resume as well as a list of thousands of suggested phrases, several format styles, a web page publishing option and resume writing advice.

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Safari Tech Books Select
Collection of over 500 technical/computer/electronic eBooks from the world’s top publishers. Covers the top subjects in the area of popular IT subjects, ranging from desktop software to web design to digital photography.

Science Online
Science Online presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

Science Reference Center
Access 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, and more.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Online tool for small engine repair assistance, including: ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, marine, outdoor power equipment, PWC (personal watercraft/jet ski), snow-blowers, snowmobiles, tillers and other small engines.

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Teen Health & Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers
Comprehensive database that allows teens (and those who care about teens) to research health-related issues important to their well-being. It’s both a research/report tool and a self-help resource.

TOPICsearch
Explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics. Contains full text for over 92,700 articles from more than 2,500 diverse sources, including more than 1,550 full text periodicals.

TrueFlix
Science & Social Studies Resources for Grades 3-6!

TrueFlix is an online resource created to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process.

TumbleBook Library
Animated, talking picture eBooks in a format kids will love. TumbleBooks transform existing picture books by adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book.

TumbleBookCloud
TBC is a collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: Ebooks (Shakespeare, poetry, non-fiction, science, history, geography, etc.), Read-Alongs, Graphic Novels, Videos (from National Geographic!), and Audio Books.

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Very Short Introductions
The Very Short Introductions series (or VSI series) was originally a book series published by the Oxford University Press publishing.

Books in the series offer concise introductions to particular subjects, intended for a general audience but written by experts in the field. Individual titles range from 96 to 224 pages in length, with most between 120 and 180, and nearly all contain suggestions for further reading.

While authors may present personal viewpoints, the books are meant to be “balanced and complete” as well as thought provoking.

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Weldcast
Recording, archiving, and sharing the stories of Weld County, Colorado

World Book (Home)
Links to all of HPLD’s World Book products.
World Book Online For Kids
World Book Online Info Finder
World Book Online Reference Center

Spanish Language products:
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

World Book Kids
World Book Online for Kids was developed especially for young public library patrons. The site offers easy-to-read articles and a wealth of engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities.

World Book Reference Center
World Book Online Reference Center is a powerful reference tool for advanced researchers and information seekers. The site features thousands of e-books, tens of thousands of articles, and hundreds of thousands of primary source documents and features developed especially for public library patrons such as Computer and Web Tutorials, How To… documents, and Government Resources.

WorldCat
Comprehensive bibliography, with more than 57 million bibliographic records representing over 400 languages on materials ranging from stone tables to electronic books. You may also place interlibrary loan requests from your Interlibrary Loan account

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Zinio
Browse your favorite magazines on your computer, tablet or smart phone. Zinio eMagazines are exact replicas of the print version (plus enhancements like video, audio and live links with some titles). Once you check out an eMagazine it is yours to keep; no late fees or check-in date to worry about.

First time users will need to create TWO (2) accounts for Zinio Digital Magazines for Libraries – one account to access the library collection – and a second account to view the magazines in the Zinio viewer account.

Zinio eMagazines may be read on a wide variety devices including; computers, iPads, Android tablets, Kindle Fire and more. Unfortunately, the Nook Color doesn’t seem to be fully supported yet.