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Academic Search Premier

Scholarly, multidiscipline, full text database for academic research. Covers the academic disciplines being offered in colleges and universities.

AGRICOLA

In-depth coverage of all agricultural subjects from food & human nutrition to agricultural engineering & technology, to earth & environmental sciences.

Alt HealthWatch

Focuses on many perspectives of complementary, holisitic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Alternative Energy

Ebook covers issues surrounding current energy sources and alternative energy options.

American Decades

A cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school users who need to analyze periods of contemporary American social history.

Automobile Reference Center

Contains information for repairs, repair-time estimates, recalls, and maintance notification for most major vehicle makes back to 1945.

Bard Database

Digital titles available for download. Use limited to registered users of the Talking Book Service. Contact talkingbooks@libraries.idaho.gov for eligibility information.

Business Source Premier

Find content from journals covering all areas of business including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics. Includes company profiles with SWOT analyses.

Cities of the United States

Provides vital information on 199 of America's top cities . City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts and data.

College Blue Book

A comprehensive guide covering nearly 10,500 institutions of higher learning, occupational and technical schools, and distance learning programs.

Complete Human Diseases and Conditions

A user-friendly, accessible and colorfully illustrated work presents basic resources for understanding diseases and conditions.

Computer Source

Covers many subject areas around computing: electronics, the internet, telecommunications, computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.

Consumer Health Complete

Comprehensive resources for consumer-oriented health content. Designed to support the needs of patient and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Covers all areas of health and wellness.

Consumer Reports

Presents articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers.

Contemporary Novelists

Includes biographies, bibliographies and critical essays on approximately 650 contemporary writers. Includes nationality and title indexes.

Contemporary Poets

Provides bibliographies and biographical information on 787 of the world's most important contemporary English-language poets.

Day By Day Idaho

You and your child can embark on an adventure together through books and reading and many fun-filled activities every day of the year by accessing the resources available for free from this website.

Drugs & Controlled Substances: Info for Students

Provides detailed information on the physiological and psychological effects of addictive drugs and substances, including illegal substances, prescription, and over-the-counter medications.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Enciclopedia en Español cubriendo todas las áreas de conocimiento general.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

Articles on food and its place in human culture and society. Find entries on everything from food preparation, distribution, holidays, cultures, nutrition and health.

Encyclopedia of Recreation & Leisure in America

This encyclopedia provides a comprehensive survey of American pastimes from the Colonial era to the present.

Encyclopedia of Science, Technology & Ethics

For information on professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex society.

Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East & N Africa

Covers the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa. Each country in the region is reviewed, detailing its population, economy and government.

Encyclopedia of the New American Nation

Provides early US history with coverage beginning routhly from 1754 to the inauguration of President Andrew Jackson (1829).

ERIC - Educational Resource Information Center

Content includes content from educational journals and other resources.

Fashion, Costume and Culture

Provides facts and information about the cultural, religious and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century.

Fuente Academica

Colección de revistas académicas de América Latina, Portugal y España, que abarcan todas las áreas temáticas.

Gale Encyclopedia of Diets

Covers special diets, popular weight-loss programs, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and some effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health.

Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual & Unexplained

Information on topics relating to magic, witchcraft, the supernatural and other mysterious phenomena with a thorough look at the history of each topic, people and practices, popular literature, television programs and movies related to the subject.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A collection of electronic specialized encyclopedias and reference books on a wide variety of subject areas that can be searched individually or as a whole.

GreenFILE

Collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles with content drawing on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encycolpedia

Features articles that familiarize readers with animals found everywhere on the globe, detailing their life cycles, predators, food systems, overall ecology and much more.

Health Source: Consumer edition

Content from consumer health magazines, current health-related pamphlets, and full text health reference books.

Health Source: Nursing/academic Edition

Scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines, with strong coverage of nursing and allied health content.

History Reference Center

Full text content of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, video, and other history reference materials.

Idaho Career Information System

Find information about career options with salary outlook, skills needed, and employment prospects in Idaho and nationwide.

Idaho Citizen Resources

A collection of tools to help Idahoans interact with and understand news and government activities.

Idaho Court Assistance

Find free court-approved forms for civil court matters such as family, landlord/tenent, domestic violence, and other non-criminal court issues.

Idaho Digital Resources

A searchable, centralized collection of digital publications that are created by Idaho state agencies for the purpose of public information.

Idaho e-Gov resources

Check out the resources compiled at Idaho.gov.

Idaho In Session

Follow the Idaho State Legislature and Idaho Supreme Court sessions through live audio and video feeds.

Idaho Library Directory

A directory of Idaho libraries and other organizations. Maintained and provided by the Idaho Commission for Libraries.

Idaho Statehouse Tour

Take an online tour of the Idaho statehouse. Along with video and photos, background information about the building is provided.

Idaho Talking Books Catalog

Catalog of materials available to customers of the Idaho Talking Book Service for individuals with physical or visual impairments.

Idaho Works

Search for available jobs in Idaho.

Job Seeker's Online Workshop

Step-by-step guide for job searching and preparing for the application and interviewing process.

Kids Search

A search interface designed specifically for elementary and middle school students with their academic needs in mind.

LearningExpress Library

A comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources. Use to prepare for college and career, education tutoring, software tutuorials, and workforce development.

LearningExpress Library: Recursos para Hispanohablantes

Recursos en Español para adultos: Mejore sus niveles académicos, prepárese para el examen de GED®, prepárese para su Ciudadanía Americana, y más.

Legal Collection

Contains content from the scholarly law journals.

LiLI Unlimited Statewide Catalog

An online catalog showing materials held in libraries of all types in Idaho and throughout the world.

LISTA

Index and abstract of core journals, books, and research reports in the area of library and information sciences.

Literary Reference Center

Provides information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

Literary Themes for Students: Race & Prejudice

Examines themes of race and prejudice found in literature. Includes author profiles and highlights more than 50 major works centered around the theme.

Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream

Examines the overriding themes related to the American Dream found in literature.

Literary Themes for Students: War & Peace

Examines themes of war and peace found in literature.

MAS Ultra

Contains content from popular high school magazines covering a wide range of subject areas including history, science, careers and more.

MasterFILE Premier

Covers a vast array of general reference subject areas including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more.

Media online @ your library

Self-paced guide to finding news and Idaho information.

MedicLatina

Una colección única de contenido médico de editoriales latinoamericanas y españolas.

MEDLINE

Content from biomedical and health journals used by health care professionals, nurses, clinicians and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development.

Middle Search Plus

Designed for middle school users to access magazines and primary source documents on a variety of popular school topics.

Military and Government Collection

Designed to offer current news through a collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs for all branches of the military and government.

Newspaper Source Plus

Full text coverage of major newspapers, videos, and podcasts covering critical news topics.

Next Avenue

Resources for mid-life adults. Topics covered include health, work, home, and finances.

Notable Sports Figures

Takes a close look at the people in sports who have captured attention because of success on the playing field, or controversy off the playing field.

Novelist Plus

Find fiction reading recommendations for all ages. Search by book title, author, genre, or key plot points. Find information about a book series and discussion guides for book groups.

Novelist Plus K-8

For readers in Grades K-8, find fiction reading recommendations by book titles, author, genre, series, or key plot points. Ready-to-go read-alike lists for popular titles.

Nutrition & Well-Being A-Z

Examines the relationship between food and health on a historical, national and personal level. It analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life, health and fitness in various countries at different times in history.

Political Theories for Students

Provides in-depth information on major political theories and systems from all time periods.

Primary Search

Contains the most popular elementary school magazine to support education needs.

Professional Development Collection

Find content from more than 500 high-quality education journals.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

Access to top psychology and behavioral sciences journals.

Real Life Math

Helps students better understand commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life. Designed to support mathematics curriculum.

Real Life Math: Everyday Use of Mathematical Concepts

Math concepts are presented with multiple examples of how each is applied in everyday environments.

Religion and Philosophy Collection

Scholarly content for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans

Provides sources of scholarships, fellowships, loans, internships, work study, and other education-related financial aid at all levels of study.

Scientific Thought in Context

A comprehensive guide to the history of science. Supports curriculums in biology, chemistry, physical science, physics, and Earth science.

Scout: Classroom Edition

Video clips and multimedia tools for use in K12 classrooms in all subject areas. Includes lesson plans. Searchable by grade level and subject.

Scout: Idaho Edition

Full length videos from Idaho Public Television in areas of adventure, culture, natural resources, Idaho, conversations with writers, and more.

Searchasaurus

Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers in elementary grades to experience online searching.

Shakespeare for Students

A collection of essential criticism to the Shakespeare's most-popularly-studied plays and poetry in secondary schools and undergraduate curricula.

Small Business Reference Center

Information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, help and advice, and informatinon for creating business plans.

STEM Game

An online gameboard filled with resources for parents and early learners to explore together.

Student Research Center

A search interface designed for high school students. Includes scholarly content covering all general high school subject areas.

Teacher Reference Center

Topics covered include assessment, best practices, curriculum development, higher education, instructional media, literacy standards, school administration and more.

Television in American Society

Content shows how television has reflected and influenced American society and culture throughout its history.

The Bookworm

The Bookworm is a monthly early literacy newsletter containing age-appropriate literacy information and activities.

TOPICsearch

Content explores current events, social, political, economic, scientific, and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.

Transparent Idaho

From Idaho State Comptroller, find out where Idaho funds come from and how they are spent.

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes

Offers students detailed studies of approximately 88 tribes from all over the United States and Canada, including small tribes and some that no longer exist.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science

This resource provides information on scientific theories, life forms, inventions, controversies and discoveries.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather & Natural Disasters

Includes content covering weather basics, climate, natural disasters, and the effects of human activities on the weather and advances in new technology.

UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology

Helps students understand how mythologies reflect cultures and remain meaningful in society today.

VideoHound's Golden Movie Retreiver

Contains the most extensive listing of movies available on video.

Vocational and Career Collection

Provides coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals for high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public.

Westward Expansion Reference Library

Features content dedicated to events, people and insightful primary sources that present an objective yet entertaining look at frontier life.

World Book Advanced

Encyclopedia for high school or new college students. Includes multimedia, e-book center with public domain content, and primary source documents.

World Book Discover

Designed for high-interest, low reading level content, this tool is useful for new readers of English.

World Book Kids

Encyclopedia for students in early grades. Features multimedia, comparison tools, and interactive games and activities for learning.

World Book Online for Kids

Encyclopedia for young public library users. Offers easy-to-read articles, multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities.

World Book Online Info Finder

Encyclopedia for middle-school users for homework and research needs. Features multimedia, science fair projects, a biography center, and research guides.

World Book Online Reference Center

Developed especially for public library users. Includes computer and web tutorials, "how to…" documents, and government resources.

World Book Student

Encyclopedia content designed for students in middle grades.

World Book Web

A suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video.

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