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A New World Power

Chronicles the political and social history of the United States in the aftermath of one world war through its engagement in another.

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.

America Between the Civil War and the 20th Century

Looks at American history between the Civil War and 20th century and includes firsthand accounts that reveal the prevailing ideologies of the time and shed light on significant people and events.

American Decades

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

American Decades Primary Sources

This volume covers the first decade of the twenty-first century from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the details of Americans' daily lives.

American Eras, Primary Sources: Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1878)

A student-friendly reference offering full or excerpted primary sources representing a diversity of views that provide insight into the seminal issues, themes, movements, and events from the era

American Eras, Primary Sources: Development of a Nation (1783-1815)

A student-friendly reference offering full or excerpted primary sources representing a diversity of views that provide insight into the seminal issues, themes, movements, and events from the era

American Eras, Primary Sources: Development of the Industrial United States (1878-1899)

A student-friendly reference offering full or excerpted primary sources representing a diversity of views that provide insight into the seminal issues, themes, movements, and events from the era

American Eras, Primary Sources: Early American Civilizations and Exploration to 1600

A student-friendly reference offering full or excerpted primary sources representing a diversity of views that provide insight into the seminal issues, themes, movements, and events from the era

American Eras, Primary Sources: Reform Era & Eastern US Development (1815-1850)

A student-friendly reference offering full or excerpted primary sources representing a diversity of views that provide insight into the seminal issues, themes, movements, and events from the era

American Eras, Primary Sources: Revolutionary Era (1754-1783)

A student-friendly reference offering full or excerpted primary sources representing a diversity of views that provide insight into the seminal issues, themes, movements, and events from the era

American Eras, Primary Sources: The Colonial Era (1600-1754)

A student-friendly reference offering full or excerpted primary sources representing a diversity of views that provide insight into the seminal issues, themes, movements, and events from the era

American Eras, Primary Sources: Westward Expansion (1800-1860)

A student-friendly reference offering full or excerpted primary sources representing a diversity of views that provide insight into the seminal issues, themes, movements, and events from the era

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.

Celebrate Idaho: Guide to Idaho

A guide to Idaho digital collections, books & authors, and other Idaho information in celebration of Idaho Day.

Chilton Library

Step-by-step instructions for your auto repair needs. Includes videos and animations, close-up images, wiring diagrams, diagnostic information, and maintenance and specification tables.

Cities of the United States

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

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.

Digital Public Library of America

Search, browse, or explore millions of items in digital form representing a wealth of culture, history, and events in American history. Find photos, video, and digitized images of artifacts to support research needs. View the online exhibitions to see collections on a topic from many digital contributors.

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 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.

Ethics, Science, Technology and Engineering: A Global Resource

Considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society.

Explora Primary

Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction.

Explora Public Libraries

Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction.

Explora Secondary

Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction.

Exploring Science Through Science Fiction

Material in this book forms the basis of an interdisciplinary, college-level course, which uses science fiction film as a vehicle for exploring science concepts.

Fashion, Costume and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear Through the Ages

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.

Food: In Context

Examines food in relationship to nutrition, world health issues, agriculture, environmental concerns, current events and political decision-making.

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 Prescription Drugs: A Comprehensive Guide to the Most Common Medications

This encyclopedia features entries on the most commonly prescribed drugs. It describes potential side effects, drug and food interactions, recommended dosages, and warnings/precautions.

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 Encyclopedia of US Economic History

This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more.

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.

Human Geography: People and the Environment

Provides insight into both regional and global issues by addressing fundamental and advanced topics critical to the study of human geography and places special emphasis on exploring the impact of human habitation and economic activity on the environment.

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/tenant, 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.

JobScape

The Idaho Department of Labor’s JobScape is an easy-to-use tool to help job seekers and students make informed career and educational decisions through access to education, career, and labor market information.

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 tutorials, and workforce development.

LearningExpress Library: Adult Learning Center

This center offers busy adults the resources to improve their basic skills in reading, writing, and math, prepare for high school equivalency tests, and U.S. citizenship.

LearningExpress Library: Career Center

Are you preparing for a professional exam? Curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills? This center will set you up for a bright career future.

LearningExpress Library: College Center

For college students, resources to help strengthen academic skills, prepare for placement tests, and get ready for graduate school entrance exams.

LearningExpress Library: College Preparation Center

Study for and practice college admission tests and application essays. From AP Exams to the ACT and SAT, this center is devoted to college entrance.

LearningExpress Library: High School Equivalency Center

Use this center to prepare for the GED™ test and other equivalency exams with tutorials, eBooks, and practice tests.

LearningExpress Library: Popular Software Tutorials

Learn to use the most popular software programs from Microsoft Office, along with Adobe Photoshop, and the Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

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.

LearningExpress Library: School Center

The resources here can help students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.

Legal Collection

Contains content from the scholarly law journals.

Life and Career Skills Series: Employment

This book guides the reader in gaining job skills, seeking work, interviewing, negotiating salaries and benefits, and thriving in the workplace. It also offers information that applies to all job seekers, as well as guidance for first-time job applicants and workers returning to the workforce after an absence.

Life and Career Skills Series: Health & Wellness

This book guides readers in making healthy choices about hygiene, diet, exercise, and medical care. They present easy-to-understand information about health-care coverage options and offer overviews of the types of available medical care, from general practitioners to alternative medicine and mental health providers.

Life and Career Skills Series: Personal Finance

This book guides readers in making prudent decisions about spending, saving, and borrowing, walking them through major life events, such as buying or renting a home, purchasing or leasing a car, and saving for college and retirement. It also offers practical guidance about purchasing insurance, applying for government benefits, and being an informed consumer.

Life and Career Skills: Series: Social Skills

This book helps readers understand and hone the social skills necessary for success. Although the essays offer advice applicable to many aspects of life, the focus is primarily on the workplace. The essays guide readers in effective communication and conduct, emphasizing the characteristics of verbal, nonverbal, and written communication; stress the importance of ethics and etiquette; and provide tips for conflict resolution and teamwork.

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.

Live Better Idaho

Live Better Idaho is a collaborative effort among government agencies, non-profits, faith-based organizations, and other community services creating online access to available services to all Idahoans. Initiated by the Idaho State Department of Health and Welfare, it provides an avenue for government and non-profit organizations to provide online access to services.

Makers at Work

As all the interviews in this work show, makers have something in common: reverence for our technical past coupled with an aversion to convention. If they can't invent new processes or products, it's simply not worth doing.

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 East Conflict

Provides a comprehensive and objective overview of the people, events, and documents that are key to understanding the complex relationships of the countries and cultures of the Middle East.

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.

MyHeritage Library Edition

is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind. It provides access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos, and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.

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.

Open Textbook Library

The Open Textbook Library contains peer-reviewed textbooks on a variety of subjects. The textbooks can be downloaded at no cost, or printed at low cost.

Parent Educational Resource Center (PERC)

This portal, created by Idaho Digital Learning, offers links to a comprehensive network of resources to assist children in every stage of their educational journeys, from Pre-K to college.

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.

ProCitizen - English

A citizenship prep course

ProCitizen - Spanish

A citizenship prep course

Professional Development Collection

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

ProLibrary - English

ProLibrary teaches 1,000 library-specific phrases in both English and Spanish to help librarians communicate with Spanish-speaking patrons, and vice versa!

ProLibrary - Spanish

ProLibrary teaches 1,000 library-specific phrases in both English and Spanish to help librarians communicate with Spanish-speaking patrons, and vice versa!

Pronunciator

provides both guided and self-directed instruction for 80 foreign languages, and ESL for 51 non-English languages, along with Course Designer, which allows for the creation and deployment of custom courses by educators. Pronunciator uses a variety of tools (e.g., drills, quizzes, live online conversation classes, feature films, streaming music with lyrics, poetry, plays, culture notes, etc.) to provide 360-degree exposure to a language within a safe, structured learning environment.

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.

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.

Scratch Programming for Teens

Focuses on Scratch, a programming language intended to make programming easier to learn for novice programmers. It can be used to create computer games, interactive stories, graphic artwork and computer animation, and all sorts of other multimedia projects. Scratch can also be used to play digital music and sound effects.

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 information for creating business plans.

STEM Game

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

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.

The Growth of a Superpower

Examines the trajectory of American history between the administrations of Harry Truman and Barack Obama and the factors that have shaped and sustained its development.

The Maker Cookbook: Recipes for Children’s and ‘Tween Library Programs.

This guide helps librarians create engaging K-8 programs in science and technology, arts and crafts, and home skills that are suited for a library setting. Each "recipe" includes extensions, variations, and curriculum tie-ins.

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.

US Imperialism and Progressivism

Examines American history between the end of the Civil War and the end of World War I, considering in depth both the imperialist and progressive influences that heralded the country's future position as a major force on the international stage.

UXL Doomed: The Science Behind Disaster

Explores the science behind some of the worst global disasters of the 20th and 21st centuries, including structural and engineering failures, natural disasters, nuclear and industrial accidents, train derailments, and plane crashes.

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.

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

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

World Book Student

Encyclopedia content designed for students in middle grades.

World Book Timelines

World Book Timelines offers hundreds of pre-generated timelines across eight broad topics, which cover various time periods in history or span the life historical public figures. Users can also create their own timelines from scratch, adding events, descriptions, and media.

WorldCat.org

Description: Search the catalogs of libraries worldwide through a single portal to identify and locate materials all of types and formats available in libraries and through interlibrary loan.

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