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Databases A-Z

ELECTRONIC DATABASES

Ebooks, Digital Magazines, Streaming Videos and Music

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Databases accessible in all Library Locations
From home or another remote location your 14 digit library card number will be needed to access the database. Ancestry.com and the Denton Journal are not available outside the library.

Adult Learning Center
Whether you are going back to school, switching jobs, or just want to brush up on an academic skill, our adult learning center is here to help. Our live coaches will help you write a winning resume, learn Microsoft Office, pass the GED, and more.

Agriculture Collection Provides a comprehensive view of current and authoritative periodical content that spans the agriculture industry--from practical aspects of farming to scientific research in horticulture.

AtoZdatabases
AtoZdatabases is the premier Reference, Research, Marketing, Mailing Lists/Sales Leads, and Job Search Database.

Ancestry Plus * In Library Use Only
Ancestry Plus contains marriage records for 25 states, telephone directories, church records, estate records, periodicals, research guides, the Biography & Genealogy Master Index and more.

Biography Research Center
Search or browse through more than 450,000 full-text biographies in over thirty categories, including actors, authors, explorers, historical figures, inventors, musicians, presidents of the United States, scientists and many others.

Books and Authors
A premium resource by Gale Cengage, providing information on recommended authors and titles, both genre fiction and non-fiction, as well as authoritative reviews.

BookFlix
Scholastic BookFlix pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. By linking fact and fiction,BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

Brainfuse (caro)
Designed to support adult learners and job seekers with services that include GED prep, 24/7 Writing Lab, Live Tutoring, Skills Building, Career Resources, U.S. Citizenship Prep, Microsoft Office Essential Skills Series, and 24/7 Question Center.

Business Collection Provides full-text coverage of all business disciplines including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy through nearly 4,000 leading business and trade publications, updated daily.

Business Economics and Theory Access to full-text academic journals and magazines--with a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit bibliographic index.

Chilton Library
Trusted, reliable automotive help available 24/7, featuring service and repair procedures, wiring diagrams, maintenance tables, troubleshooting guides, and more.

Communications and Mass Media Collection Brings together information found in more than 400 journals on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature, meet the needs of researchers.

Criminal Justice Collection Informs the research process for those studying law, law enforcement, terrorism, homeland security, forensic science, and more.

Culinary Arts Collection Offers more than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content.

Denton Journal-Newspaper ARCHIVE * In Library Use Only
The Denton Journal newspaper from 1870-1965.

Diversity Studies Collection Collection of journals that explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community.

Driver Education
Driver Education contains state-specific information including 10 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), and a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

Educators Reference Complete

Full-text for titles found in the ERIC database, covering multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty, including technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection Addresses environmental concerns and research with coverage from more than 300 journals and book reference content.

Expanded Academic ASAP

Full-text, abstracts, and indexes are integrated with core titles in every major academic concentration, from art and literature to economics and the sciences as well as new vocational/technical titles used by community college students.

Fine Arts and Music Collection Periodical database for serious students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

Gale Courses
Convenient, instructor-led online courses that focus on personal growth and professional development. Choose from over 300 courses on a variety of topics, including business, technology, health care, and more.

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection Serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as more than 20 reference titles.

Gender Studies Collection Offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family, and marital issues, LGBTQ community, and more.

Genealogy Connect
Instead of spending hours scanning books for mentions of a family name, users can turn to Genealogy Connect for a one-stop search across multiple volumes, identifying connections and enriching family history.

General OneFile
Gale’s largest general-interest periodical database with more than 8,000 titles, including reference, newspaper, and audio content, in addition to journals and magazines.

General Science Collection With the General Science Collection, researchers can remain current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and hundreds of other areas.

Grzimeks Animal Life Encyclopedia
A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.

HelpNow! powered by Brainfuse  
Live tutors are available seven days a week between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m., EST. HelpNow! is a comprehensive suite of tutoring services designed for a range of academic needs; whether it’s tackling a tough homework problem, learning an academic skill, or writing a term paper. Students may take practice tests, submit essays for review, and take advantage of other self-study features 24 hours a day. Adults can also receive live online help from our trained adult education specialists in areas such as US Citizenship testing, resume and cover letter writing assistance and core subject education.

Heritage Quest
A comprehensive genealogical source powered by Ancestry that includes the census collection, city directories, military records, wills and probate records, images from the Freedman’s Bank, US Serial Sets, and plenty of maps and photos.

Home Improvement Collection Offers more than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.

Hoopla
Stream or download a variety of media, including eBooks, audiobooks, movies, tv shows, music, and more- all from major Hollywood studios, record companies, and publishers.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection Access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural, and economic aspects of travel and tourism.

Information Science and Library Issues Collection Provides access to periodical content covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more.

InfoTrac Newsstand A full-text newspaper resource with access to over 2300 newspapers, images, radio and TV broadcasts, and transcripts from the U.S. and around the world.

InfoTrac Student Edition Research content designed for students in Middle and High schools, covering a wide range of subjects from science, history, and literature, to political science, sports, and environmental studies.

Insurance and Liability Collection Connects researchers to hundreds of thousands of updated articles from leading journals, including: Business Insurance, Claims, Employee Benefit News, National Underwriter Life & Health, Pensions & Investments, Risk Management, and more.

Kids InfoBits
Research content designed for young learners, featuring an easy-to-use interface with age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content, covering a broad range of educational topics.

Literary Reference Center
Information on thousands of authors and their works, across literary disciplines and time frames. Includes plot overviews, literary criticism, biographies, literary journals, and book reviews.

Mango

An online language-learning system teaching conversational skills with four areas of learning: vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, and culture. Over 72 languages are available to English speakers and over 21 modules are available to English-as-a-second-language (ESL) learners.

First time users must create a profile in order to access the resource.

Mobile app also available through the App Store (iOS 9.0 or higher), Google Play Store (Android 4.2 or higher), and Amazon App Store (Fire 3rd generation or higher).

MasterFILE Premier
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 more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.

Military and Intelligence Database Library resource offering authoritative periodical content covering past and present military affairs.

Muzzy
MUZZY BBC is the world's #1 multimedia, multilingual, multi-platform, and multi-awarded language learning course for children.

Newsbank
Search full-text and archived articles from local newspapers including the Bay Times (8/2/06-current), The Capital (1/1/02-current), Dorchester Star (6/30/06-current), Kent County News (11/30/06-current), Record Observer (8/4/06-current), Star Democrat (11/16/05-current) and the Times Record (8/2/06-current).

Niche Academy
Short, simple tutorials for a variety of library services including databases, streaming resources, and software. Available 24/7 when in-person assistance isn’t readily available!
Brief video tutorials, trainings, and instruction on a variety of topics, including services from your local library, available 24/7 from anywhere!

Novelist
Discover new books, authors, or series from a trusted source of experts. This database features read-alike recommendations, reviews, articles, lists, lexile ratings, and discussion guides for book clubs.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection Provide access to authoritative content supporting nursing professionals already working in the field, as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

OverDrive Downloadable eBooks & eAudiobooks
Downloadable audio books, includes fiction and non-fiction.

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection Offer a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more with access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of fitness and sports.

Pop Culture Collection
Provide access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture.

Popular Magazines Provide access to the most searched magazines focusing on current events, sports, science and health issues.

Professional Collection
Provide access to authoritative periodical content covering professional development topics as diverse as 21st century skills, learning disorders, standardized testing, and home schooling.

Psychology Collection Provide access to authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology.

Religion and Philosophy Collection Provide access to a comprehensive collection of periodical content covering topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.

Research In Context Middle-School content covering the most-studied topics in literature, science, social studies, and history, as well as social issues – bridging the gap between elementary resources and more advanced high school databases.

Small Business Collection Provides authoritative periodical content supporting business school students and entrepreneurs seeking insights, tips, strategies and success stories.

Star Democrat Date Range: 11/16/05 – Current.
Founded in 1799, The Star Democrat has expanded its coverage area beyond Talbot County into Caroline, Queen Anne's, Dorchester and Kent counties.

Student Resources In Context Cross-curricular content aligning with national and state standards, designed to enhance critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Includes archival film clips, images, and audio selections from NPR, BBC News, the New York Times, and more.

Test and Education Reference Center
This online education resource provides everything a student needs to learn more about further education and assists in making informed decisions on their future from one single, handy database. Testing & Education Reference Center also features interactive online practice tests for preparatory examinations including entrance exams and certification and licensing tests. Some of the standardized tests included are: AP exam, SAT, GRE, civil service exams for places of employment like the U.S. Post Office, NCLEX for nurses, real estate, military, PRAXIS for teachers, and GED. In addition to the standardized tests, this resource offers online information about private high schools, colleges and universities, graduate schools, and specialty schools.

Times Record Date Range: 8/2/06 – Current. Caroline County's
The Times Record has been bringing you news and information about Caroline County since 1929.

U.S. History Collection Library resource that provides periodical content covering events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field.

Virtual Reference Library
Gale’s platform for eBook collections, including access to Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia, Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States, Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, and the Genealogy Connect eBook collection.

Vocations and Careers Collection Library resource that provides current and applicable periodical content to aid in career and vocational research -- from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.

War and Terrorism Collection Library resource that provides authoritative periodical content addressing both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism.

World History Collection
Provides balanced coverage of events in world history with relevant articles updated daily - both current thinking and established scholarly work

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations
Presents easy-to-understand information on 194 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States
Details current geographical, social, and political data, historical narrative, and statistical information on the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Caribbean and Pacific dependencies of the United States. Maps, tables, flags and official state seals are included.