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A–Z eResources

This list displays subscription-based resources that are purchased by the library and specifically selected to serve the needs of our customers. These resources are usually of the highest quality and often supplement or replace reference materials in print formats.

To access the resources outside the library you will need to login with your library card or account number and four digit pin number


Academic OneFile Select New!

The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals, this comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects. With millions of articles in both PDF and HTML full-text format and simultaneous, unlimited usage, researchers are able to find accurate, timely information quickly.


Ancestry Library Edition

(Only available from INSIDE the library) The number one source for on-line family history records and genealogy research includes census, military, church, and immigration records as well as many other genealogy research sources. The database also includes slave narratives, newspapers, directories, and tips on how to begin genealogy research. For more resources, try HeritageQuest Online.

Want to learn how to use Ancestry Library Edition? Click here for online tutorials!

Ancient and Medieval History Online

From Facts on File, this database covers six ancient centers of civilizations-Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia and time periods ranging from 3 to 5 million years ago through 1522. It includes basic information as well as biographies, timelines and maps and charts.


Books & Authors New!

Books & Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. The ideal convergence of science and serendipity, this online resource leverages the Internet's unique capacity to create, build, communicate and sustain communities of readers.


ChiltonLibrary New!

ChiltonLibrary provides access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today as well as many new vehicles! This continually updated resource provides step-by-step repair procedures as well as troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams, and multimedia (videos and animations) simplify even the most complicated tasks.

In addition to finding repair information, library users are able to:

  • Look up recalls and service bulletins
  • Find estimated labor time helping users confidently estimate repair costs
  • Prepare for ASE mechanic certification with test prep quizzes


Educator's Reference Complete New!

This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports is a great resource for any educator--from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Educator's Reference Complete seeks to provide full text for titles in the Eric database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty--such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. It also provides insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy.


Encyclopaedia Britannica

The online Encyclopaedia Britannica offers three levels for searching: one for children, young adults and reference. Britannica Library also offers Original Sources (find the link in the upper right-hand corner). Original Sources has thousands of primary source documents in history, literature, politics, religion and more. Check out our mobile app page for Britannica Library on the go!



Fold3

Distributed by ProQuest, Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to a growing collection of US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.


General OneFile New!

General OneFile includes more than 8,000 titles (most in full text with no embargo), many of which are recommended by Bowker's Magazines for Libraries. We've included the reference, newspaper, and audio content that complements the resource's robust collection of magazines and journals. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.


Harper’s Weekly: 1857-1912

The definitive online version of the newspaper of record for the latter part of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries provides an essential resource for students of the period, providing insight into the political, sociological, cultural, and economic issues of the day. The database includes over 75,000 illustrations, cartoons, maps and portraits.

This database has been made available through a grant from Jack L. and Signe W. Shagena.


HeritageQuest Online

In partnership with Sailor, Maryland’s Public Information Network, this genealogy site is available from ProQuest Information and Learning both inside and outside the library. The site offers 25,000 family and local histories and is specifically designed for beginning researchers in public libraries. An additional resource for genealogy help is AncestryPlus.


Historical U.S. Newspapers

Historical U.S. Newspapers from Proquest is the definitive newspaper digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the 18th century. Researchers interested in history, genealogy and culture can travel digitally back through the centuries to be an eyewitness to history. Includes the Baltimore Sun and the Washington Post.


In Context: Middle School New!

In Context: Middle School offers cross-curricular content aligned to national and state curriculum standards and reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Learners can access news content including full-text newspapers and periodicals like The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, and more. Empower learning with hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections that include archival film clips, broadcast video, BBC News, New York Times video, and NPR.


In Context: High School New!

In Context: High School provides engaging reference, periodical, and multimedia content supporting national and state curriculum standards for grades 6 to 12 in language arts, social studies, and science. Middle school students will benefit from an interface that delivers a combination of the highly visual design and navigation preferred by younger users as well as the authoritative content and user-focused tool set needed to support middle school assignments and coursework.


Kids InfoBits New!

Kids InfoBits delivers trusted, age-appropriate online content. Through newspaper and magazine articles, videos, images, and graphics, elementary students can learn about everything from animals and outer space to famous artists and favorite athletes. The database is visual and intuitive, and rewards students’ efforts by developing comprehension and research skills to prepare them for middle school—and a lifetime of learning.


LearningExpressLibrary

An interactive test preparation site for both academic and career exams that allows patrons to take practice exams and receive on-line scoring and customized evaluations. First time users will need to register on-line. If you need assistance, please see a librarian.


Lynda.com

Lynda.com—a premier online learning resource offering more than 4,000 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more—is now available FREE with your library card.


MasterFILE Premier

Search hundreds of full-text magazines and newspapers and also link to Flipster Digital Magazines.



Morningstar Investment Research Center

Morningstar Investment Research Center provides access to premium information on stock and funds and includes Morningstar analysts independent opinion on 1,700 stocks, 2,200 mutual funds, and 300 exchange rated funds. The research center also offers accurate, up-to-date data on 35,000 stocks and funds, along with industry and market data. The database lets users build and test portfolio ideas online, and provides financial education through its Investing Classroom.


Newspapers.com

Newspapers.com Library Edition is an extensive online database of 4,000+ historical newspapers from the early 1700s into the 2000s. Distributed by ProQuest into libraries, it contains a diverse blend of well-known regional and local newspapers in the U.S. and other countries.


NoveList K-8 Plus

Created for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade, NoveList K-8 provides information on thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles, plus book talks, curricular connections and "grab and go" booklists. Perfect for busy teachers, school librarians, and parents!


NoveList Plus

Are you looking for a good book or read-alike titles for a favorite author? NoveList provides thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles, plus book discussion guides and Recommended Reads book lists.

Want to learn how to use NoveList Plus? Click here for online tutorials!


OneFile: High School Edition New!

This innovative full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields. OneFile: News provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.


OneFile: News New!

This innovative full-text newspaper resource allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields. OneFile: News provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.


Proquest Newsstand

Exclusive access to 85 full-text newspapers from the world-leading news featuring the Baltimore Sun! Some additional notable titles: The New York Times; The Wall Street Journal; The Washington Post; The Boston Globe; The Los Angeles Times; The Chicago Tribune; The Guardian.


Reference USA

Did you know that ReferenceUSA offers free training webinars to users? In fact, anyone who is interested in learning more can register. Click here for a full listing

ReferenceUSA is a powerful online reference and research tool providing library cardholders instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 260 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more. Available for use at this library are: U.S and Canadian Businesses, White Pages, Consumer, New Businesses, Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyles, and New Mover/New Homeowners. Jobs/internship module allows patrons to search for jobs by job type, company and location. Mapping tools can pinpoint openings in specific geographic regions making job searching much more effective.

Want to learn how to use Reference USA? Click here for online tutorials!


Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone is an online language learning solution that offers the following features:

  • 30 languages to meet a range of community needs
  • 50 hours of foundational instruction
  • Core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills
  • Focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more
  • Mobile apps that enable learners to reinforce language on the go


Science Flix

Browse 30 different science units that can be read at different reading levels. Read articles or watch science videos. Find experiments, learn about science careers, or read about science in the new. Explore and learn!


Value Line

Value Line, the most complete guide to investment research, provides online access to a full array of products including the Research Center, Value Line Investment surveys (standard edition, plus edition, small & mid-cap edition), the Selection & Opinion newsletters, Value Line Mutual Fund Surveys and many more.

Want to Learn How to Use Value Line? View Video Tutorials


Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.

Want to learn how to use Gale Virtual Reference Library? Click here for online tutorials!