Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S.
Genealogical research database provides information on more than 1 billion names and 3000 databases. Includes selected census records, birth, marriage and death, military, probate, and immigration and naturalization records as well as some genealogical newspapers and periodicals. Also included are guides to starting genealogical research and compiling a family history.
To ride the Ozarks with the Razorbacks blaring on the radio, you’ll need a valid automobile or motorcycle operator’s license. Or, if you are looking to haul cargo through the so-called “land of opportunity,” you want to check into the regulations required for a commercial vehicle license. We have you covered with comprehensive practice tests and exam simulators that give you the feel of exactly what it is like to take the test at the Arkansas DMV.
Premier job database that has over 7 million job listings. Search Nationwide, by City, State, or by ZIP code. Simply find jobs by keyword, business name, and job title. Search by 27 popular categories to see available jobs in your industry. Apply for full-time, part-time, internship, contract, or temporary jobs. Advanced searching allows you to limit by salary range, a radius around your city or ZIP code, and many more selections. Further, the jobs are linked to a business database for job-seekers to find Human Resource contacts or do research on the company they are applying for – essentially making AtoZdatabases a one-stop-shop for job search.
At AtoZU, our mission is to provide a quality education that will strengthen the knowledge of both patrons and librarians. AtoZdatabases pursues this mission through offering various courses such as Principles of Basic Searches in AtoZdatabases, Principles of How to Find a Job, Résumé Writing & Ace an Interview, and Principles of How to Find New Customers & Grow Your Business. The purpose of these courses is to help patrons and librarians capitalize on the information we have compiled. All sessions are free. Additional training sessions will be added in the near future.
Designed for touch-enabled devices such as laptops and tablets, Auto Repair Source offers a user-friendly search experience and access to a wealth of information to help users diagnose, repair, and maintain today's complex vehicles. Diagrams and images can be easily magnified and printed.
ABC-Clio Search Platform
Unified search platform for all 12 ABC-Clio databases including American Government, American History, Health and Wellness Issues, Pop Culture Universe, the African American Experience, the American Indian Experience, the Latino American Experience, United States Geography, World Geography, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras, and World History: The Modern Era. Funding provided by Arkansas Department of Education.
ABC-Clio Educator Support Platform
Online portal that gives Arkansas librarians and educators on-demand access to various ABC-Clio resources: upcoming and on-demand training sessions, train-the-trainer resources, guides to individual databases, and access to ABC-Clio’s educator support site and to School Library Connection.
ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest Central)
Provides information on company and market research: company profiles; annual, industry, market & commodity reports. Also includes current business & economic conditions, management techniques & corporate strategies.
Accounting, Tax & Business Collection (ProQuest Central)
Information on accounting policies and standards, state and national tax legislation, corporate and individual taxation, compensation and pension plans, and corporate financial management, as well as profiles of accounting firms, CPAs, and management consulting firms.
African American Heritage
A groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research.
Literature citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture. (AGRICultural OnLine Access).
Agricultural & Environmental Science Database
Provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. This database includes specialized, editorially-curated A&I resources covering such topics as the effects of pollution on people and animals and environmental action and policy responses.
American Government (ABC-Clio)
Includes student learning modules explaining the structure and foundations of U.S. government and connects these concepts to current issues about political processes, constitutional rights, and international relations. Funding provided by the Arkansas Department of Education.
American History (ABC-Clio)
Includes student learning modules that survey American history from the Colonial era and American Revolution to the nation’s rise to eminence as a global superpower. Analyzes American political conflict, economic development, and changing culture. Funding provided by the Arkansas Department of Education.
American Mosaic: The African American Experience (ABC-Clio)
Includes student learning modules related to African American studies; includes biographies, scholarly articles, primary sources, and images. Funding provided by the Arkansas Department of Education.
American Mosaic: The American Indian Experience (ABC-Clio)
Includes student learning modules related to Native American history and culture; includes articles, essays, and primary documents. Funding provided by the Arkansas Department of Education.
American Mosaic: The Latino American Experience (ABC-Clio)
Includes student learning modules related to Latin American studies; includes country profiles, biographies, scholarly articles, primary sources, and images.Funding provided by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Art & Humanities Database (ProQuest Central)
Providing online access to 400 contemporary specialist art titles.
Asian & European Business Collection (ProQuest Central)
Covers Asian (Eastern Hemisphere) business and financial information from key international publications including Far Eastern Economic Review, Asiaweek, and many more.
Australia & New Zealand Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text, academic journals locally published in Australia and New Zealand. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, medical, social sciences, political science, and humanities.
The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media.
Biology Science Database (ProQuest Central)
Wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.
Business Market Research Collection
A new database that was part of ABI/Inform and also includes Hoover's, Ox Research Country Reports, and the Snapshots Series Industry Reports.
Citizen science enables people from all walks of life to advance scientific research. Learn citizen science basics, participate in projects and make the most of SciStarter is a self-guided, free training module. You can find thousands of projects on the Citizen Science Project Finder. Create a SciStarter.org account to track your progress, receive personalized recommendations, learn about local events, and connect with project scientists and other citizen scientists.
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Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database (ProQuest Central)
A Canadian focus on current events, business, education, science and medicine, arts, law, academia, and lifestyles.
Canadian Newsstream Complete (ProQuest Central)
Canadian newspaper coverage from Prince Edward Island to Yukon Territory.
Career and Technical Education (ProQuest Central)
Research on accounting, auto mechanics, building trades, computing science, graphic design, healthcare, photography, sales and retail & more in the Vo-Tech curriculum for both students and instructors.
Computer Science Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text research on subjects such as database design, software development, web commerce, LANs, WANs, Intranets, and the Internet.
Consumer Health Database (ProQuest Central)
Includes journals and magazines covering an enormous range of health subjects, from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry.
Continental Europe Database (ProQuest Central)
Provides access to full-text academic journals locally published in European countries such as France, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, and Portugal.
Criminal Justice Database (ProQuest Central)
A comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.
Provides access to cultural reports, statistics, and primary source material for countries across the globe, including the United States and Canadian provinces. Includes unique information such as native recipes, interviews, photos, and videos. Contains four modules: Kids, Provinces, States, and World.
Explora Public Libraries provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books, grouped into easy-to-browse.
Early World of Learning (World Book)
An online resource for preschoolers & children in early elementary that includes videos, games, stories, and activities.
East Europe, Central Europe Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text, academic journals locally published in the East and Central Europe region. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, medical, social sciences, political science, and humanities.
East & South Asia Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text, academic journals locally published in the East and South Asian countries. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, medical, social sciences, political science, and humanities.
Collection from ProQuest providing access to authoritative ebooks from the world's top publishers on a range of subjects: arts, business management, education, general knowledge, health & medicine, history & political science, law, literature & language, religion & philosophy, science & technology, and social science.
Education Database (ProQuest Central)
Access to over 1,090 top educational publications, including more than 800 titles in full text.
General reference collection of periodical and digital media content specifically tailored for K-12 schools and libraries of all kinds, covering a variety of subjects including business, education, general interest, health, language arts, sciences, social sciences, and many other curriculum-specific subject areas.
eLibrary: Guided Research Interface
Provides access to eLibrary’s periodical and digital media collection through a user interface specifically designed for student researchers.
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
World Book's content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish for young learners.
Designed for entrepreneurs wanting quick access to the latest information on business topics, quick access to useful toolkits, and recommendations from experts in Editor's Picks.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, ERIC provides extensive access to education-related literature, including coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books, and monographs.
Bilingual, English, and Spanish, comprehensive full-text database of newspapers, magazines, and journals from ethnic, minority, and native presses.
Global Breaking Newswires (ProQuest Central)
Provides timely access to the newswire content from around the globe.
Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.
High School Equivalency Center
The experience and impact of Hispanic Americans as recorded by the news media, 1704 to today.
Health and Medical Collection (ProQuest Central)
Provides reliable, comprehensive journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more.
Health & Wellness Issues (ABC-Clio)
Includes student learning modules that cover today’s top health-related issues that impact physical and mental well-being. Funding provided by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Healthcare Administration Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text access to journals covering all aspects of health administration, including hospitals, insurance, law, health economics, public health administration and more.
Combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content.
History Study Center
Collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present.
Get free access to thousands of movies with your library card.
India Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text, academic journals published locally in India. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, medical, social sciences, political science, and humanities.
International Newsstream (ProQuest Central)
Provides the most recent news content outside of the US and Canada. The collection includes African Newsstream, Asian Newsstream, Australia & New Zealand Newsstream, European Newsstream, Latin American Newsstream, Middle East Newsstream.
Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society (ABC-Clio)
Includes student learning modules that cover important issues in today’s world, such as crime and justice, education, environmental sustainability, and other timely cultural and societal topics. Funding provided by Arkansas Department of Education.
Latin America & Iberian Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text, academic journals locally published in Latin American countries including: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela, Spain and Portugal. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, medical, social sciences, political science, and humanities.
Learning: Literature (ProQuest)
Students can find author biographies, contemporary criticism, reviews, and multimedia resources from medieval times to the present.
LearningExpress Academic Library Edition (EBSCO)
LearningExpress provides a comprehensive selection of interactive educational resources covering core colege-level math, computer, science and English skills. LearningExpress Academic also contains test preparation modules for ACT®, SAT®, GRE®, GMAT®, LSAT®, MCAT®, as well as ACCUPLACER, ASSET, CLEP, and high school equivalency degrees.
LearningExpress Academic also contains the Job & Career Accelerator module, which contains a wide variety of career preparation materials, including field-specific resources on an array of positions including Air Traffic Control, Allied Health and Social Work, Civil Service, Commercial Drivers, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrician and Plumbers, Law Enforcement, Military, Teaching, and many more. *First time users must create a profile in order to use this resource.
LearningExpress High School Library Edition (EBSCO)
Provides a comprehensive selection of interactive educational resources covering college preparation, and high school level math, science, English, computer and social studies modules. The High School Library edition of LearningExpress also provides access to the Job & Career Acceletor module and includes additional materials to help students determine future careers. *First time users must create a profile in order to use this resource.
LearningExpress Public Library Edition (EBSCO)
LearningExpress provides a comprehensive selection of educational resources—including interactive tutorials, practice exams, flashcards, articles and e-books—for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement. *First time users must create a profile in order to use this resource.
Library & Information Science Abstracts (LISA)
Contains abstracts from over 300 periodicals from around 40 countries and 20 languages, providing comprehensive bibliographic coverage of the scholarly literature related to library science.
Library Science Database (ProQuest Central)
Access to over 150 top publications in library and information science. Specifically designed to provide full-text support for core titles included in the Library & Information Science Abstracts database.
Linguistics Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text access to journals and other sources covering all aspects of linguistics, including many titles indexed in Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA).
Provides language learning experiences with step by step lesson plans for 71 different languages. This database features ESL lessons for over 16 languages along with a text translator. *First time users must create a profile in order to use this resource.
Provides access to over 1,400 essential publications in full text covering topics across all areas of the medical sciences. The content is diverse enough to support the needs of medical students, faculty, and clinicians.
Abstracts of authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more from the National Library of Medicine. For full text to materials abstracted in MEDLINE, access the Health and Medical Collection or Nursing & Allied Health databases.
Middle East & Africa Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text, academic journals published in a number of Middle Eastern and African countries. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, medical, social sciences, political science, and humanities.
Military Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text access to a comprehensive collection covering military subjects including defense, aeronautics and space flight, civil engineering, political science, and more.
Access to full-text articles in more than 500 newspapers, wire services, and broadcasts.
NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
NoveList Plus is a trusted source of expert read-alike recommendations, available through libraries around the world.
Nursing & Allied Health Database (ProQuest Central)
Provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and more. Suitable for researchers at healthcare facilities in addition to students of nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions.
Borrow and read free ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from your library using your phone or tablet.
One Literature (ProQuest)
Primary and critical text database for literary research at all levels. Provides full text access to more than 500,000 works of poetry, drama and prose stretching from the 8th century through the present day, including primary resource collections from diverse and modern authors.
Publication Finder is a search interface that allows users to search and browse publications available through various libraries.
Political Science Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text of leading political science and international relations journals. Provides full-text coverage of many core titles from Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.
Pop Culture Universe (ABC-Clio)
Includes student learning modules covering history through books, fashion, film, food, music, sports, technology, media, transportation, travel, and more. Funding provided by Arkansas Department of Education.
A cross-disciplinary research tool with 39 databases that can be searched together or individually.
Psychology Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text coverage from top psychology publications; suitable for both students and mental-health care professionals.
Public Health Database (ProQuest Central)
Provides access to core literature in the field of public health, including new and periodical coverage. Includes access to full-text dissertations covering topics such as biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, health services administration, international public health, maternal and child health, and occupational safety and health.
Where there is learning, there is opportunity, and for Ready For Life members, the learning is life-long. Here you can browse career pathways and personalize your learning with a wide variety of courses. The currently employed can browse industry or other training while prospective hires can become familiar with a new field before applying to a position.
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Religion Database (ProQuest Central)
A comprehensive collection of journals covering religious issues and perspectives, including news and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspective of a particular religion, and formal theological studies.
Developed to help students do more effective research and assist educators in teaching the information literacy core principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.
Research Library (ProQuest Central)
A mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and other resources covering 150 subject areas: arts, business, education, engineering and technology, health and medical, history, law, literature and languages, multicultural themes, psychology, natural sciences, social sciences, & women's studies
Scholastic Teachables—worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, and more! We offer printable activities for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond.
School Library Connection (Libraries Unlimited)
Learning resource center for school library professionals. Includes self-paced professional learning and curriculum resources to support teaching and professional development. Funding provided by Arkansas Department of Education.
Science Database (ProQuest Central)
Full text and images for the leading periodicals in science and technology, covering computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, transportation and more.
Provides expertly researched content on core science subjects and in-depth overview essays on key science topic. Includes more than 1600 resources including images, videos, experiments and self-paced learning objects.
General reference database for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas and content sets such as reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health, and technology. SIRS Discoverer provides editorially-selected, indexed, and curated materials from over 2,100 newspapers, magazines, and websites offering guided research for young researchers.
SIRS Issues Researcher
Background and analysis on 350+ leading issues, providing pros and cons on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues.
Social Science Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text access to journals and publications covering sociology, social work, anthropology, politics and related fields.
Sociology Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text coverage of many core titles indexed in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts (SASSA). Includes full-text doctoral dissertations on sociology.
STEM Database (ProQuest Central)
Composed of more than 500 full-text scholarly journals and popular science magazines covering research and instruction in earth, life, physical, medical, and applied sciences; and technology, engineering, and math.
Telecommunications Database (ProQuest Central)
Full text of top telecommunications industry publications. Includes magazines, journals, and newsletters, including graphics and images.
Today’s Science (Infobase)
Includes thousands of original articles written by scientists covering important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology. Bridges the gap between the science taught in the classroom and the science students read and hear about in the news.
Turkey Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text, academic journals locally published in Turkey. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, medical, social sciences, political science, and humanities.
U.K. & Ireland Database (ProQuest Central)
Full-text, academic journals locally published in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.
United States Geography (ABC-Clio)
Includes profiles all 50 U.S. states and provides information on the government, economy, history, and issues of each. Funding provided by Arkansas Department of Education.
U.S. Newsstream (ProQuest Central)
Provides the most recent premium U.S. news content, including archives as far back as the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. For academic and public libraries, US Newsstream offers exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and co-exclusive access (with Factiva) to The Wall Street Journal. US Newsstream also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers, and is cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform
Portal to World Book products are available through the Traveler program.
World Book Advanced
A reference tool for 8th grade and up that includes an encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary source databases all fully integrated in a single search interface.
World Book Discover
Reference resource with content and tools specifically tailored for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties.
World Book eBooks
A collection of 25 classic and 25 additional proprietary World Book non-fiction titles. Desktop computer and tablet users may access the site via browser or checkout content for offline use. The checkout function allows an unlimited number of simultaneous users.
World Book Kids
General reference tool for young students with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, including an atlas, interactive maps, flags, and over 200 game and activities.
World Book Student
A research tool tailored for students in elementary & middle schools with over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, 10,000 biographies, multimedia, videos, animations and student activities.
World Book Timelines
A resource for accessing or creating timelines for projects in the arts, literature, notable people, science & technology, world history, geography and more. Users can select a built timeline and make changes or create new timelines then images and videos.
World Geography (ABC-Clio)
Includes learning modules focused on worldwide geographic, political, social, economic, environmental, and cultural aspects. Funding provided by Arkansas Department of Education.
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras (ABC-Clio)
Includes student learning modules covering prehistory through the beginning of the Renaissance, this resource explores ancient civilizations, dynasties, empires, and regions of the ancient and medieval world. Funding provided by Arkansas Department of Education.
World History: The Modern Eras (ABC-Clio)
Includes student learning modules covering the history of the world from 1500 to the present. Includes topics such as the evolution of modern Europe since the Renaissance, developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; the Industrial Revolution, revolutions in France and Latin America, World Wars I and II, growing global powers, and more. Funding provided by Arkansas Department of Education.
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