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Business & Investing

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

Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier is the industry's most popular business research database, featuring the full text for more than 2,200 journals. Full text is provided back to 1965, and searchable cited references back to 1998.

Regional Business News
With daily updates, Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text for regional U.S. and Canadian business publications (including titles from Crain Communications). Regional Business News has full text for nearly 100 sources.

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


Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry. This source provides full text for all articles.

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
Census and other research materials for tracing family history and American culture.

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.

Health and Science

Medline Plus
Medline and health topics for consumers.

Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content.

History & Culture

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.

History Reference Center
History Reference Center is the world's most extensive full-text history reference database, featuring full text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.

Literary Reference Center
Access a comprehensive collection of author biographies, plot summaries, and book reviews, plus short stories, author interviews, and much more.

Novelist Plus
Looking for a good book? NoveList Plus has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages. NoveList's expertise in books and reading means that you'll always get the best help for finding just the right books.

Homework Help & Education

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.

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.

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

Explora - Primary Schools
Designed specifically for younger student research, this database provides access to popular full-text magazines, essays, and primary source documents on a variety of topics.

Explora - Secondary Schools
Designed specifically for older student research, this database provides access to popular full-text magazines, essays, and primary source documents on a variety of topics.

Gale Courses
Hundreds of online courses that are accessible anywhere online, 24/7.

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.

Rosetta Stone
Learn a language online with Rosetta Stone®, the world's best language-learning software.

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.

Law & Government

Delaware Tax Forms
Forms, information, publications, etc.

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.

People's Law Library
Maryland public legal information resource.

Property Assessment Data
Maryland Department of assessments and taxation.

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

Designed specifically for student research, this database provides access to popular full-text magazines, essays, and primary source documents on a variety of topics.

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

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.

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.

Special Interest

Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Automate provides the most accurate, authoritative, and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

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

Hobby & Craft Reference Center
Offers detailed how-to instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

Home Improvement Reference Center
Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, this database provides users with detailed, user-friendly how-to information covering all manner of home improvement/repair projects.

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

Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Offers assistance in providing routine maintenance as well as extensive repairs and allows users to search by product type, brand, model/engine type, and model numbers.