Category Archives: Databases

Databases for Kids & School

NOTE: To use the databases outside of the library you need to have a Mohave County Library library card. 


Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today’s young learners. It’s a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics. It features a modern, graphical interface, great new content from trusted sources, more intuitive navigation, improved resources, and much more


TumbleBook Library

Teach children the joy of reading with animated, talking picture books. You may discover one of your favorite childhood stories has come to life!


World Book Online

Learn how to do research and access maps, videos, timeline builders, dictionaries, atlases, and encyclopedia articles. Find biographies, current events, and science projects or search through world newspapers


Student Resources In Context

Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events. The new solution merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience combined with new features such as “Search Assist” and quick fact boxes.

E-Learning and Career Resources

Job Placement – also see Mohave County Community Services / Arizona @ Work.

 

NOTE: To use these databases outside of the library you need to have a valid library card. (Library Card Number is your password on some sites.)

brainfuse  Brainfuse Tutoring

Free online tutoring with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, GED, ACT, PSAT/SAT, AP, Citizenship, and state standardized tests with no session limits. Submit essays and papers for constructive feedback within one business day.  Writing and resume help!

terc1 Testing & Education Reference Center

Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.

cart1  Career Transitions

Career Transitions is an online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. It brings together all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career. Career Transitions employs a step-by-step approach to help people: 1) explore new career possibilities; 2) assess their interests and experience; 3) identify ways to improve their prospects, including networking and education; 4) prepare for a job search; and 5) search and apply for jobs

learningexpress1  Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library is an innovative, Web-based learning solution that provides patrons, from elementary students to adult learners, with instant access to the most comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources available.

pwsp1  Powerspeak Languages

Whether you want to learn a language for travel, business, or personal enrichment, Powerspeak Languages is a breakthrough in online language learning. The highly engaging courses utilize an arsenal of progressive language learning methods. Powerspeak Languages is an entertaining and effective way to learn a new language.

Pratice tests  Free Permit Practice Tests

These AZ DMV practice tests are good for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test. The written part of those tests at all Arizona DMV locations is the same.

Consumer and Legal Resources

NOTE: To use the databases outside of the library you need to have a valid library card. (Library Card Number is your password on some sites.)

chll1  Chilton’s Automotive

ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.

legal1   Gale Legal Forms

Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen’s language

Ancestry
 Ancestry Library Edition is one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the U.S. and the U.K., including census, vital, church, military, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. Ancestry Library Edition contains over 4,000 titles
Due to our licensing Ancestry can only be used inside the library, on the public WiFi or Public use computers.


Genealogy Connect  Genealogy Connect

Gale Genealogy Connect includes the “how-to” of genealogy research in addition to the idiosyncrasies of genealogical research in specific subject areas. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced researcher looking for in-depth genealogy data this is the place to start your research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can have 24/7 access to them online. Because the genealogy collection is unique to each library, the content you see may vary

Genealogy Connect training
Basic training video on how to use Gale’s Genealogy database (video take a few minutes to load)

novelist_plus_85x40  NoveList

Find more books by your favorite author, discover similar authors, or figure out which book is next in the series you are reading. If you have found a book you enjoy and want more like it NoveList is for you. (Patron ID is your Library Card Number)

 Books & Authors  Books and Authors
Books & Authors provides a set of predefined search and browsing options. You may enter terms in a single field, in several fields, or in all of the fields present or simply click through items on a page to browse.

Reference and Research Databases

NOTE: To use the databases outside of the library you need to have a vaild library card. Library Card Number is your password on some sites.

academiconefile  Academic OneFile
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

generalonefile  General OneFile
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

litrc Literature Resource Center – LRC
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.

 stnd1 InfoTrac Newsstand
InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day’s news and searchable archives. You can customize your online newspaper database features including search options. With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results format.

bic Biography In Context
Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world’s most influential people. The new solution merges Gale’s authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

gic Global Issues in Context
Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Each of these gateway pages includes an overview, unique “perspectives” articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information. Rich multimedia – including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs – enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

ovic1 Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

scic1  Science In Context
Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. The new solution merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Student Resources  Student Resources In Context
Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events. The new solution merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience combined with new features such as “Search Assist” and quick fact boxes.

uhic1  U.S. History In Context
U.S. History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
whic World History In Context
World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. The new solution merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience

refusa1  Reference USA
ReferenceUSA offers several searchable database modules containing detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses and employers; 89 million U.S. residents; 855,000 U.S. health care providers; 1.5 million Canadian businesses; and 12 million Canadian residents. Two other modules cover 50,000 new companies in the U.S. and over 300,000 U.S. new movers and homeowners each week.

a_worldbbook150X75  World Book Online
Learn how to do research and access maps, videos, timeline builders, dictionaries, atlases, and encyclopedia articles. Find biographies, current events, and science projects or search through world newspapers.