Databases - A to Z

A..to..Z Maps

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Database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. The 4,000+ maps include political, physical, outline, population, precipitation, climate, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.

A..to..Z World Travel

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An electronic travel guide for 175 countries of the world with information about society and culture, travel, communications, business, trade, marketing, and security. Create a personalized travel guide containing health and safety information, essential language terms, travel accommodations, main attractions, and more by selecting topics you wish to print and the database will create a PDF that you can print and take with you on your travels.

Academic Search Premier

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Provides full text for more than 3,460 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.

America's Newspapers

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Full-text access to Colorado newspapers including The Denver Post, The Daily Camera,  Ft. Collins Coloradoan, and The Gazette and newspapers from major metropolitan areas within the United States including the San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times, Washington Post and more. 

Ancestry Library Edition

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Brought to you by the wildly popular genealogy website, Ancestry.com, Ancestry Library Edition offers 4,000 genealogical databases covering the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas.

Auto Repair Reference Center

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Contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945.

Bases de Datos de EBSCO Host

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Clique en el enlace arriba para acceder a 18 bases de datos en español.  La información tiene alta credibilidad e incluye una variedad de temas como salud, educación, negocios, artículos de revistas y periódicos, y mucho más.  Se puede buscar una o varias bases de datos a la vez,  o se puede ver información según una cierta publicación o tema.

Biomedical Reference Collection

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Provides access to more than 100 full text journals covering such disciplines as clinical medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pre-clinical sciences and the health care system.

Business Source Premier

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Business Source Premier provides full text for over 2,800 scholarly business journals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more.

Colorado Grants Guide

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A comprehensive guide to funding resources for nonprofit organizations and government agencies in Colorado. Library access only. Please contact the Reference Department for assistance logging in at the library.

Consumer Health Complete

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The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.  This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc. Full text (PDF) information dates as far back as 1946.

Consumer Reports

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Evaluations of thousands of consumer products.
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Contemporary Authors/Contemporary Literary Criticism

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Complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors. Each entry contains the nationality, birth/death date, a brief biography, career summary, list of writings, and a bibliography of additional writings on the author. Published criticism on the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, sh ort story writers, and other creative writers now living or who died after December 31, 1959 is also available.

ERIC

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Index and abstracting service of professional education materials. Includes full text from over 1,000 education-related journals.

Facts.com

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Search for current events, world news, and historical facts 1940 - present.

Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia

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Updated annually. Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. The database contains images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.

Gale Directory Library

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Online access to the Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media and the National Directory of Nonprofit Organizations. The first contains address; phone, fax numbers, and e-mail addresses for U.S., Canadian, and international radio, television, cable and print media companies. The second provides contact and basic factual information on the largest nonprofit organizations in the United States.

Global Road Warrior

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Comprehensive social, cultural and travel resource covering 175 countries and territories. Includes more than 11 million words of editorial, over 6,500 color photos and 1,575 country maps. For each country discover information on the culture, climate and points of interest, security, business services, sports, transportation, food, recipes and essential terms in the native language.

GreenFILE

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A cross disciplinary environmental resource with a focus on human impacts to the environment. Topics include sustainable agriculture, recycling, green building, climate change, and more. Abstracts to more than 600,000 and full text access to more than 9,000 articles are included.

HeritageQuest

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Provides access to all of the Federal Census Images. Nine years are indexed by the head of the household, and you may access over 25,000 full-text, family and local-history books.

History Reference Center

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The world's most comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.

Idiomas Mango

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Mango es un sistema de aprendizaje de idiomas por internet que puede ayudar a hispanohablantes aprender idiomas como inglés.

Infotrac General Reference Gold

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Access full-text articles in hundreds of magazines, journals and newspapers. This is an excellent source for author interviews and book reviews.

Law Depot

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Unlimited access to thousands of legal forms across all 50 states. Create a LawDepot account and access your legal forms at any time, from any computer with Internet access to view, edit, create, and print your legal documents. Includes legal forms for all categories including Real Estate, Business, Human Resources, Family, and more.

Learning Express Library

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Instructional and test preparation website that offers comprehensive courses in math, reading, and writing; resume writing and workplace skills enrichment. Includes test preparation materials and practice exams for the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, Firefighter, Police Officer, Paramedic, EMT Basic, U.S. Citizenship, Postal Worker, Cosmetology, Real Estate Agent & Broker Exams, and more.

Legal Information Reference Center

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Access to legal forms and full-text articles. Reference books are provided through Nolo­, the nation's oldest and most well-respected provider of legal information for individuals and small businesses. Search over 12,000 state-specific legal forms organized by subject including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes and more. Provides access to the tools and “how-to” instructions to address a wide-range of legal issues.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text

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Access to indexes for more than 600 journals; plus books, research reports as well as full-text of more than 300 journals and nearly 30 full-text monographs. Subjects include librarianship, cataloging and classification, online information retrieval, information management and much more.

Mango Languages

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Need to brush up on your French or Spanish or any of twelve other languages? Mango Languages is the place to go to learn foreign language at your own pace and in a fun and engaging way. Current language lessons  include: Spanish, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Greek, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and English for Polish, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish speakers. More languages coming soon!

MAS Ultra - School Edition

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Specifically designed for high school students with full text of 500 periodicals, 350 reference books, 100,000 primary source documents, 84,700 biographies - plus over 235,000 photos, maps, and flags.

MasterFILE Premier

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Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier contains full text for more than 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books, 85,827 biographies, 105,789 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 285,912 photos, maps & flags.

McGraw-Hill AccessScience

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Locate articles, dictionary terms and research updates in the field of science and technology.

Middle Search Plus

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For middle and junior high school students, with 140 full text titles (with Lexile reading level), as well as historical essays, 84,700 biographies, over 235,000 images, and 100,000 primary source documents.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

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Provides independent analysis and real-time data on mutual funds, stocks, ETFs, CEFs, and markets. Screening tools, current articles and videos, and educational resources are also included.

NetAdvantage

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Standard & Poor's has moved their print publications to the Web providing a one-stop resource for investors. Access Stock Reports, Bond Reports, Company Profiles, Corporation Records, Industry Profiles & Reports, Mutual Fund Reports, and powerful stock, mutual fund, and bond fund screens.

Newspaper Source

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Selected full text from 25 national and 260 regional US newspapers including the Denver Post, Greeley Tribune and Pueblo Chieftain, and transcripts from TV and radio news.

NoveList K-8 Plus

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Contains enhanced subject access for over 60,000 fiction and non-fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population. Full-text reviews from sources like School Library Journal and Booklist are available for many titles.

Novelist Plus

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A readers' advisory service that provides access to 155,000 fiction and non-fiction titles with features such as author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists, and more.

Optimal Resume

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Write resumes and cover letters, search for jobs, and practice for interviews all in one location. Create a video resume, an online portfolio, and present everything on a website publicly or privately for free using an easy-to-use website builder. Video tutorials and sample documents are available to help you through the process of creating your resumes, portfolios, and websites.

Oxford English Dictionary

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The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

Points of View

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Access to materials from diverse viewpoints, including more than 1,000 essays, leading political magazines from a variety of perspectives, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, reference books and other primary sources.

Primary Search

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Includes Searchasaurus interface plus full text of 70 periodicals (with Lexile reading level), plus encyclopedias, a dictionary, and other reference books.

Professional Development Collection

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Full text of 520 professional education journals and over 200 educational reports.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

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Full-text of more than 500 journals containing articles about psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, emotional and behavioral characteristics, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

Reference USA

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Find, generate, and download lists of businesses in the United States. Businesses can be searched by SIC/NAIC codes, yellow page headings, geographic regions, and by sales. Twenty-five downloads are allowed at a time within the Library, 5 downloads at a time are allowed from home.

Regional Business News

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Regional Business News is a full text newswire database that incorporates business wires from all over the world. Included in this database are A&G Information, Africa News Service, Inter Press Service, Resource News International, South American Business, M2 Communications, PR Newswire, Business News Wire, Canadian Corporate News, News Bytes News Network and Phillips Business Information Highlights.

Salud Completa del Consumidor

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El recurso más exhaustivo de información sobre salud, orientado al paciente.  Creado para responder a las necesidades informáticas del paciente, y para apoyar un conocimiento básico de los temas relacionados a la salud.  Este baso de datos ofrece textos completos de temas como envejecimiento, el cáncer, la diabetes, drogas y alcohol, salud física, la nutrición y la dietética, salud de niños, salud del hombre y de la mujer, etc.  Textos completos (PDF) desde 1946.

Sanborn Maps 1867-1970: Colorado

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View Colorado's historic fire insurance maps from the early 1900's, including two maps from Routt County. The maps provide information about property names and building function, building outline, size and shape, construction materials, street and sidewalk widths, house numbers, and much more.

Science Reference Center

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Access to full-text science-oriented content including hundreds of full-text science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and more. Topics covered include biology, environmental science, health & medicine, earth & space science, chemistry, and physics. Also included are standards-based articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards intended primarily for teachers and librarians.

Searchasaurus

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Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Students will be riveted by the colorful, animated interface, complete with erupting volcanoes and a dinosaur guide, as they gather information on a wide range of topics.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

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Detailed and user-friendly repair guides for a wide variety of small engines.

TopicSearch

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Over 139,800 articles on current events topics like aging, crime, drugs, energy, health, human rights and world affairs, from over 4,800 sources, with 1,650 full text periodicals.

WorldCat

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WorldCat.org, formerly First Search, includes the collection found at the Library of Congress as well as books, videos, audio books, maps, musical scores, and CD-ROMs found in libraries throughout the world. Send Interlibrary Loan requests to library staff from this website.

WorldCat - Espanol

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WorldCat.org es un catálogo bibliotecario que incluye libros, videos, libros de audio, mapas, música, y recursos CD-ROM encontrados en bibliotecas en todo el mundo. Se presta las materias a través de este sitio usando la red de préstamos entre las bibliotecas.

WorldCat.org, formerly First Search, includes the collection found at the Library of Congress as well as books, videos, audio books, maps, musical scores, and CD-ROMs found in libraries throughout the world. Send Interlibrary Loan requests to library staff from this website.