Online Databases
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Academic OneFile AtoZ Maps Online Biography in Context Books and Authors
Career Translations Chilton Library Center for Disease Control and Prevention Genealogy Connect
General OneFile Global Issues in Context HeinOnline Kids InfoBits
LearningExpress Literature Resource Center Legal Forms MedlinePlus
InfoTrac Newsstand National Institutes of Health NoveList Plus Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Power Search Powerspeak Langages ReferenceUSA Science in Context
Student Resources in Contex Testing and Education Reference Center ThomasNet U.S. History in Context
World History in Context WebMD WorldCat Mango Languages

Reference Databases By Subject

Automotive Repair
    More than 45 years of information with step-by-step procedures, engine, chassis, electrical, drive train, routine maintenance, suspension work and more.

  • ReferenceUSA
    ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people. Our database selections and real-time access to more than 20 Million Businesses, 222 Million Consumers, U.S. New Businesses, U.S. New Homeowners and Movers, make research easy and fast.
  • ThomasNet
    Where serious buyers find trusted suppliers. Search over 700,000 industrial and commercial suppliers.

Educator and Student Research
  • Student Resources in Context
    Explore information from science, literature and history through reference books, newspaper and journal articles, video and audio files.
  • World Book
    Reliable information for homework, reports, or general questions.

  • Genealogy Connect
    Includes hundreds of authoritative resources formerly available only in print or on CD-ROM, covering genealogy best practices, research methods, immigration, royal and noble ancestry and much more.

General Reference
  • Academic OneFile
    Articles​ and abstracts from scholarly, trade and general-interest periodicals in current events, science, social science, art and the humanities. 
  • General OneFile
    Search periodicals, newspapers, reference books and multi-media sources on the humanities, education, environmental issues, technology, health care, politics and more.
  • InfoTrac Newsstand
    Provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world​.
  • Student Resources in Context
    Explore information from science, literature and history through reference books, newspaper and journal articles, video and audio files.

Health and Medicine
  • CDC
    Search the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the national public health institute of the United States.
  • MedlinePlus
    The National Library of Medicine brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
  • National Institute of Health
    The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation's medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.
  • WebMD
    WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information.
  • InfoBits
    Thousands of age appropriate articles, eBooks and and images, designed for grades K-6.
  • Tumblebooks
    Read picture books and chapter books online or follow along as they are read. Also includes games and puzzles.
  • HeinOnline
    World's Largest Image-based Legal Research Database.
  • Legal Forms
    Includes official legal forms enabling users to create their own legal documents.

Literature & Language
  • Books & Authors
    Expert book reviews, recommendations and author biographies.
  • Literature Resource Center
    Provides access to bibliographical and biographical information, literary criticism, and contextual information covering more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers.
  • PowerSearch
    Search for any term or phrase and find articles from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos, images and podcast content.
  • Powerspeak Languages
    Focusing on the most popular languages being studied today, Powerspeak features a combination of scored online activities, exercises, lessons, and games.
  • Mango Languages
    Language lovers, rejoice. Navajo County Library District's subscription to Mango now brings you much broader subject matter for 40+ of its much loved language-learning courses, which have doubled in size.
  • NoveList Plus
    Online tool to help readers of all ages find new books to read based on books they've already read or topics in which they are interested.
  • OCLC WorldCat
    Catalog of books and other materials owned by OCLC member libraries across the nation and around the world.

  • Science in Context
    Detailed information for science assignments and projects, including articles, biographies, videos, overviews and experiments.

Social Studies
  • Biography in Context
    Biographies on more than 325,000 people from throughout history and around the world.
  • Global Issues in Context
    Features hundreds of country portals for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health and cultural issues.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    An online library of current event topics--facts and arguments for and against each topic.
  • U.S. History in Context
    Information on US history from primary sources and reference documents, including photographs, illustrations and maps.
  • World History in Context
    Search a broad collection of reference works and primary documents covering the events, movements and individuals that have shaped world history.

Testing & Career Exploration
  • Testing and Educational Reference Center
    Provides users with in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards, preparatory entrance tests and more.
  • Career Transitions
    Provides guidance and essential activities for job-seekers and those exploring career options.
  • LearningExpressLibrary
    Online academic and career practice tests. Areas covered include SAT preparation courses, SAT practice exams, civil service, cosmetology, EMS, firefighter, GED, law enforcement, military, postal services, real estate, U.S. citizenship, and more.
  • Glassdoor Access
    Glassdoor is a career community for job seekers with salaries, company reviews, and interview experiences posted by employees. Patrons can also apply directly for jobs and setup email job alerts. Use this button for full access!

All of the above Gale databases, and many more, can be accessed by using the "All-in-One Statewide Databases" link below......
Statewide Databases (AZ Users Only)
(Access in-library and remotely to wonderful resources from Gale, for all ages on health, business, home improvement, science, auto and small engine repair, hobbies and crafts, and encyclopedias, plus full-text magazines and newspapers.)

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