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.
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.
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.
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.
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, short story writers, and other creative writers now living or who died after December 31, 1959 is also available.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Full-text of more than 500 journals containing articles about psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, emotional and behavioral characteristics, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
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.
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 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.
WorldCat Discovery, 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.