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Business & Investing

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Maryland Business License Information Center
Search to learn about the permits and licenses that a Maryland business may need.

Ebooks, Digital Magazines, Streaming Videos and Music

BookFlix (Scholastic)
A digital literacy resource developed by Scholastic for youth in grades PreK-3, pairing classic storybooks with related nonfiction titles as well as colorful animations, rich audio, and interactive games.

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.

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

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.

Encyclopedias

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.

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.

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.

Genealogy and Local History

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.

Denton Journal-Newspaper ARCHIVE
The Denton Journal newspaper from 1880-1965.

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.

Gale Genealogy Connect
Hosted with Gale’s Virtual Reference Library, this collection of eBooks features topics such as the American Revolution, Aristocracy, Emigration and Immigration, Family History, Public Records, and more- all cross- searchable and always available.

Health and Science

Medline Plus
Medline and health topics for consumers.

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.

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.

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

History Literature, & Culture

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.

Biography Reference 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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Research, Homework Help & Education

Brainfuse Adult learning Center
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

Muzzy
An award-winning language learning program for kids, created by the BBC, using the natural immersion approach alongside animated stories, online games, printable flashcards, and worksheets.

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!

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.

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.

Testing 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.

Law & Government

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

Delaware Tax Forms
Forms, information, publications, etc.

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

Family Law In Caroline
Services and procedures from the "My Family Needs" databse.

Federal Tax Forms
Forms, information, publications, etc.

Maryland Judiciary Case Search
This website provides public access to the case records of the Maryland Judiciary.

Maryland Tax Forms
Forms, information, publications, etc.

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

People's Law Library
Maryland public legal information resource.

Property Assessment Data
Maryland Department of assessments and taxation.

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

Who Are Your Elected Officials
Features a "look-up" form. Just put in your address and learn who all of your elected officials are. Also contains election district maps.

Newspapers and Magazines

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

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.

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.

MasterFILE Premier
A full-text resource for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents, including Consumer Reports as well as an image collection containing photos, maps, and flags.

Newsbank
The electronic editions of record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers--all in one easy-to-search database. Each source provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Paid ads are excluded. Search the Star Democrat, Times Record, Maryland News Sources, America's News Magazines, and America's Newspapers. 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).

Special Interest

2018 Fuel Economy Guide
A printable, electronic guide published by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Recipe Source
RecipeSource is the new home of SOAR: The Searchable Online Archive of Recipes and your source for recipes on the Internet.