Resources by Title
Academic Search Premier
Information in academic journals and magazines for college-level research.
Citations from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library.
- Alaska’s Digital Archives
Alaska’s Digital Archives presents a wealth of historical photographs, albums, oral histories, moving images, maps, documents, physical objects, and other materials from libraries, museums and archives throughout our state.
- Alt HealthWatch
Complementary, holistic and integrated‚ health care and wellness information.
Repair Reference Center
Information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information and wiring diagrams for current and some vintage makes back to 1954.
- Biography Reference Center
More than 461,000 full-text biographies.
Book Collection: Nonfiction
Full text entries on core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more.
Short animated films on science, social studies, English, math, engineering & tech, health and arts and music. Students may also take quizzes, do activities and view related videos.
- BrainPop Spanish
Spanish language animated videos on science, social studies, math, engineering & tech, health and arts & music and English and Spanish (differences between languages).
- BrainPopJr (K-3)
Short animated films for K-3 students on science, social studies, English, math, engineering & tech, health and arts and music. Students may also take quizzes, do activities and view related videos.
- Business Articles (Business Source Premier specialized search)
Specialized search interface for Business Source Premier and other resources from the EBSCO company.
Business Articles (Business Source Premier)
General business articles.
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
Health articles for the average person, includes drug index and reports.
Health research for nurses and medical students.
- Heritage Quest Online
Genealogy resources, including 1790-1930 US Federal Census records, genealogical book and periodical indexes, Revolutionary War records and Freedman's Bank records.
- History Reference Center
Designed for academic research, this database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books.
For kids K-5, covers EBSCO Animals, Image Collection, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source, Primary Search, TOPICSearch, American Heritage Dictionary and Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia. The Teachers Resources section covers Academic Search Premier, ERIC, and the Professional Development Collection.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Indexes more than 690 periodicals, 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.
- Live Homework
Free online help from real tutors for Alaskan students in grades K-12 and college intro., seven days a week from 1 PM to Midnight AST.
Ultra - School Ed.
Magazines for students in high school.
- Mango Languages
Language learning center.
Information on a broad variety of topics in magazines and journals.
Spanish language medical research and investigative journals.
Abstracts from 4600 biomedical journals.
Magazines for students in middle school.
- Military & Government
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.
- Oxford Premium Reference
More than 100 reference titles and 50,000 entries from the Oxford Companion series
- Points of View Reference Center
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue.
Magazines for students in elementary school
Professional and academic education resources
- Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
Social science publications
- Science Reference Center
A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content.
Searchasaurus is a colorful, easy-to-use search interface for elementary and middle school students which accesses three popular elementary and middle school databases (Primary Search®, Middle Search® Plus and Book Collection: Nonfiction™).
SLED, the Statewide Library Electronic Doorway, is an easy-to-use World Wide Web site that connects people to library, government, local community, and Internet information resources
Small Business Reference Center
Offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
Small Engine Repair
Small Engine Repair Reference Center (SERRC) contains the full set of small engine repair manuals from Clymer http://www.clymer.com/). These manuals contain thousands of accurate and concise step-by-step maintenance and repair instructions for hundreds of small engine machines and their supporting components.
Especially for grades 6-12, covers Health Source – Consumer Edition, Image Collection, MAS Ultra – School Edition, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source, TOPICSearch, the American Heritage Dictionary and Columbia Encyclopedia. See Kids Search for a description of the Teachers Resources section
- Student Resources in Context
Provides up-to-date information from reference articles, magazine and newspaper articles. Also includes video and audio content from NBC, NPR and other news sources.
Teacher Reference Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators
- Teen Health & Wellness
A 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.
and Education Reference Center
Find colleges, graduate schools, specialty and career programs, and test preparation materials
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