Research/Databases

Research/Databases

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Databases can be used within the library as well as from a remote location.  To access from your home computer a password may be requred.  Contact the reference librarian at 580-223-3164.

Lynda.com offers FREE tutorials on a variety of technological software, programs, and tools.  Patrons need their library card to sign in and they can browse thousands of videos aimed and learning new skills in today's technological world!

 

HelpNow! provides FREE on-line homework help including “live” tutors from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Click to receive a unique blend of one-on-one homework help,  state-aligned skills building, test prep and writing assistance.

Online Book Clubs allows users to subscribe and participate in book clubs virtually.  Southern Oklahoma Library System includes a subscription for users to choose a book club that fits a wide variety of interests.

 

Value Line provides investment research on companies, industries and  markets. The Library's online subscription includes coverage of 1,700 stocks and full industry reports that may be accessed off site and printed.

 

Customized Medigap Buyer’s Guide & Premium Calculator from Financial Ratings Series and Weiss Ratings. Input  basic information for a  customized report on, what each plan will cost, what the deductibles will be and which insurance company carries the best plan.

 

EBSCOhost offers databases of general interest, academic and business magazine titles, health reference information, and much more. Many articles are available in full text. Access to EBSCOhost is provided as part of the Oklahoma Library Technology Network projectRemote access from home or office requires a patron library card number.

Explora supports student research and classroom instruction with reliable, informative content designed to meet the needs of all students. Topics are simple to more complex and organized by popular themes as well as reading level so students may locate accurate information quickly.

                   

 

 

With Newsbank, search state, regional and national full-text articles including printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos.  Explore a specific issue or event or compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as business, health, education, government, history, politics and more including the Daily Ardmoreite, the Oklahoman and USA Today.

 

With Cypress Resume, you can effortlessly create professional resumes in minutes! Best of all, its easy-to-use format assures you that you will unlikely to need additional assistance.

 

FirstSearch is contains a collection of reference databases that includes WorldCat, ArticleFirst, Clase and Periódica, Electronic Collections Online , ERIC, GPO, Medline, PapersFirst, ProceedingsFirst, OCLC Union List of Periodicals, and World Almanac. Remote access from home or office requires a password.

 

Global Road Warrior covers 175 countries and addresses 22 categories of interest to travelers, including business culture, communications, demographics, money and banking, points of interest, security, society and culture, tips for businesswomen, transportation, and travel essentials. It also includes maps and photographs.  Remote access from home or office requires a patron library card number.

 

From scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE is an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet.  Remote access from home or office requires a patron library card number.

 

Infoplease is a comprehensive reference source that combines the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas, and several almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records.

 







MedlinePlus
is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

Magill's Medical Guide online provides access to the 3,200 pages of text found in the five-volume print version (also available in the Library - Call Number REF 610.3 Mag). The online indexes offer fast access to the Guide's glossary, table of contents, anatomy and systems affected, medical specialties and related fields, and diseases and conditions, plus lists of health care providers, medical journals, pharmaceuticals, health organizations, recommended web sites, and contributors.  
Remote access from home or office requires patron library card number.

 

Reference USA is a detailed listing of 10.5 million businesses with the ability to search by company name, type of business, geography, business size and more.  Remote access from home or office requires a patron library card number.

 

 

WorldCat is a database of millions of records describing books and other library materials from around the world.  Accessed through FirstSearch.  Access to Sirs is provided as part of  the Oklahoma Library Technology Network project.

 

 

Britannica Online Learning Zone gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias and other resources that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This unique reference and learning suite also offers high-quality online learning materials that have been developed by teachers and curriculum experts.  This resource is ideal for students in Pre-K - 2nd grade.

 

Britannica Online Elementary School Edition gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias and other resources that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This unique reference and learning suite also offers high-quality online learning materials that have been developed by teachers and curriculum experts.  This resource is ideal for students in Pre-K - 5th grade. 

 

Britannica Online Middle School Edition gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias and other resources that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This unique reference and learning suite also offers high-quality online learning materials that have been developed by teachers and curriculum experts.  This resource is ideal for students in 6th-8th grade.

 

Britannica Escolar Online offers resources in Spanish for all ages with its own comprehensive encyclopedia. This unique reference and learning suite also offers high-quality online learning materials that have been developed by teachers and curriculum experts. 

Tumblebooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books and puzzles created from existing picture books, large print chapter books and classic children's books.

This fun and interactive site is great for preschoolers, beginning readers and older independent readers.  Children can read along and listen or read on their own. Jigsaw puzzles, word fun and memory games can be played after reading a book.

 

A to Z Maps Online is a collection of more than 146,000 maps that includes proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps.  There are outline maps, political maps, physical maps, thematic maps, climate change maps, environment maps, historic maps, hurricane maps, earthquake maps, volcano maps, fire maps, animal and plant species distribution maps, current event maps, geology maps, and topographic maps.  Also includes flag images, geography crossword puzzles, geography lesson plans, interactive geography games quizzes and learning tools, and geography, cartography, GIS and other glossaries. New maps are added every month.   Remote access from home or office requires a patron library card number.