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  • Academic Search Premier

    Academic SearchContains full text journal (professional) peer-reviewed articles for coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, etc.

     

     

     

     

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  • Ancestry Library

    AncestryA premier genealogy tool. Meet the family firsthand, see how they lived and record your history with census records, birth marriage and death records, military records and court, land and tax records. Includes directories, photos and more.

    This database is for in-library use only.

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  • Auto Repair Reference Center

    A complete guide to vehicle ownership & maintenance! Learn how to repair your own vehicle with step-by-step photographs and diagrams. Also includes service bulletins, recall information and maintenance schedules.

     

     

     

  • Business Searching

    Company InformationSearch for a company, industry, author, subject, or a publication list to find academic journal articles, SWOT analyses, trade publications, industry profiles, company profiles, market research reports, or product reviews!

     

     

     

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  • Business Source Premier

    Business ResourcesFeatures

    Full Text for more than 2,300 journal articles   |   Full text articles dating back to 1886   |   Company Profiles   |   Country Reports   |   Industry Reports   |   Market Research Reports   |   SWOT Analyses

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  • CIA World Factbook

    CIA World Factbook

    Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography (maps), communications, and transportation issues for 267 countries.

     

  • Colorado Grants Guide

    Colorado Grant Guide

    Find a grant for your non-profit organization from a Colorado grant provider!  Also contains grant provider profiles.

    This database is for library use only. 

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  • Colorado Historic Newspapers

    Colorado NewspapersCurrently includes more than 500,000 digitized pages, representing 163 individual newspaper titles published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. Includes feature stories, society news, classified and picture advertisements, school and church announcements, news from surrounding towns, editorials and cartoons.

  • Consumer Health Complete

    health SourceThe richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide. This resource provides access to more than 130 full text, consumer health magazines and a vast collection of health reference books & academic journals.

     

  • Consumer Reports

    Publishes & reviews comparisons of consumer products and services based on reporting and results from its in-house testing laboratory. It also publishes cleaning and general buying guides.

  • Explora General Research

    exploraSearch by a topic or keyword to find magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, film & video results on a wide-variety of subjects!

  • Explora Secondary

    explora-secondarySearch by a topic or keyword to find magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, film & video results on a wide-variety of subjects!  Great for high-school students.

     

  • Foundation Directory

    Foundation DirectoryFind a grant for your non-profit organization from grant makers from all over the U.S.!

     

     

    This database is for in-library use only. 

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  • Freading

    A new eBook service for Wilkinson Public Library users!

    - Over 20,000 titles are available from a variety of publishers.
    - New books are added weekly.
    - All books are always available and can be checked out for 14 days.
    - Each user is allotted a number of tokens each week that can be used to download the books.
    - Books range in token value from 1 to 4 tokens, with most newer titles being 4 tokens

     

  • Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia

    Funk and Wagnalls New EncyclopediaFind pictures, facts, and general information on any topic.

     

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  • Global Road Warrior

    Global Road Warrior grw-imagecontains 175 country guides with 126 content modules each. Topics include culture & society, travel, education, history, holidays and festivals, language, media outlets, music, maps, money, national symbols, and religion. Illustrated with more than 30,000 photos, maps, and flag images. 

  • GoodReads

    Goodreads is the largest site for readers and book recommendations in the world. A home for casual readers and bona-fide bookworms alike, Goodreads users recommend books, compare what they are reading, keep track of what they've read and would like to read, find their next favorite book, form book clubs and much more. Create a free account today!

     

  • Greenfile

    GreenFileOffers well-researched, professional, government, and general information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.

     

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  • History Reference Center

    History Reference CenterOffers paragraphs from reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books from the leading history publishers.  Also contains articles from history periodicals (professional magazines), historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, and videos.

     

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  • Legal Information Reference Center

    Legal Information Reference CenterContains hundreds of publications and thousands of legal forms, including forms for Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes and more. Also offers tools and detailed “how-to” instructions that address a wide-range of legal issues.

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  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

    Library and Information ScienceJournal articles, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

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  • LibraryThing

    Find your next book with LibraryThing!  A free online service that helps you to categorize your books, get recommendations, and connect with others with similar interests! Create a free log-in today!

  • Local History

    BiblioBoBiblioboardard Library is an easy-to-use platform to offer high-quality content to patrons on the web and on eReaders. At WPL, we're using Biblioboard to provide access to local history materials.

     

  • Lynda.com

    lynda.com offers training courses in thousands of computer topics, ranging from Word and Excel to app development and graphic design. The courses are self-paced video tutorials.

  • Mango – Online Language Learning

    Mango LanguagesLearn a new language like Spanish, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, Italian and more.

     

     

     

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  • MAS ULTRA

    MAS UltraOffers articles from high school history magazines, biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia and the CIA World Fact Book); and an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs; and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

     

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  • Masterfile Premier

    Masterfile PremierContains newspaper, journal (professional magazine), magazine articles, and reference book (dictionaries, encyclopedia, thesaurus) notes covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also includes primary source documents and images.

     

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  • Middle Search Plus

    Middle Search PlusFor the middle schooler, contains magazine articles, biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, encyclopedia, and dictionary entries.

     

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  • National Geographic Kids

    natgeoNational Geographic Kids offers books, videos, and magazines about a variety of topics. Topics include animals, environment, history, people  & cultures, places and science & tech.

  • National Geographic Virtual Library

    nat geoRead National Geographic magazines and explore topics like history, environment and travel.

  • Newspaper Source

    Newspaper SourceProvides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. Also contains selective full text for more than 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided.

     

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  • NoveList

    novplus200Helps connect readers with the books they need or will most enjoy. Find what you want to read next! A readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction.

     

  • NuWav Legal Documents

     

    Welcome to NUWAV Legal Documents, the online tool that lets you
    create professional-quality documents in three simple steps:

    1. Search for the document specific to your situation.
    2. Answer the questions in the web input form.
    3. Review and print your document.

    That’s it! You now have a professional-quality legal document ready to file!

  • Overdrive

    overdrive appUse Overdrive to download ebooks, audiobooks, music, and videos!  See the help menu for compatible devices and steps to download:

     

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  • Oxford Islamic Studies

    oxfordislamicstudiesThis authoritative, dynamic resource brings together the best current scholarship in the field for students, scholars, government officials, community groups, and librarians to foster a more accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world. Features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and is regularly updated.

     

  • Points of View Reference Center

    Points of View Reference CenterContains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

     

     

     

  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences

    Psychology DatabasesCovers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods from professional journal articles.

     

     

     

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  • Regional Business News

    Regional Business NewsProvides articles for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications (including titles from Crain Communications).

     

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  • Resume Builder

    Screen Shot 2015-09-30 at 11.12.56 AMCollege in Colorado (for people in college or not in college) is a free website to build a resume, cover letter, practice interview skills and more.

     

  • Sanborn Maps

    Large-scale plans of Colorado cities & towns drawn at a scale of 50 feet to an inch. Track the development of Telluride between the years 1886-1922. INTERNET EXPLORER MUST BE USED TO ACCESS

  • Science Reference Center

    Science Reference CenterDesigned to meet every student's science research needs, contains articles for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

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  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center

    Small Engine Repair Reference CenterProvides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for small engines.

     

  • Symbaloo

    This webmix from the Telluride Elementary School Library features educational games, bilingual digital books, Spanish games and practice, and research links.

  • The College Database

    Screen Shot 2015-09-30 at 11.28.43 AMThe College Database is today’s most current, complete, and user-friendly source for college and university data.  Includes tuition, enrollment, and accreditation data from government and post-secondary institutions.

     

     

  • Topic Search

    Topic SearchAllows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.

     

     

     

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  • Trulia

    Trulia-Logo-300x171See a Telluride real estate overview on Trulia. Trulia also offers community info and market trends for the area.

  • Tuition Funding Sources


    tuition funding sourcesTuition Funding Sources is a private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information.

     

  • WorldCat

    WorldCat_Logo_H_ColorCan't find a book in Marmot or Prospector?  Try ordering it from WorldCat. WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide!

     

  • Zinio eMagazines
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    Zinio: Digital Magazines offers digital versions of magazines for you to view on your computer or mobile device. The Wilkinson Public Library has subscriptions to more than 50 popular and specialty magazines, including Eating Well, Outside, Rolling Stone, Science, Harper's, Ski and Yoga Journal, just to name a few.

    Your WPL library card will give you unlimited access to this entire collection.

    Getting Started Guide or watch a 5 minute video on how to get started here.

    *Note you must create two accounts, a Wilkinson Public Library Zinio account to browse the collection of magazines and a Zinio.com account to view the magazines on your computer or mobile device.