Databases List

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A to Z the USA
In-depth information for the United States including historical timelines, reports, maps, and photos.

American History
Covers American history from 1350 to the present with primary and secondary sources, biographies, e-books and teacher resources.

America's Genealogy Bank
Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index.

Ancestry Library
Genealogy database - Can only be used inside the Jonesboro Library building

Ancestry Library (Harrisburg)
Genealogy information. Not available outside of Harrisburg library.

Antiques Reference (p4A)
Research site for information on antiques taken from auction houses - has many photographs and is updated constantly. Join the mailing list by clicking on the button below and entering your email address..

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Chilton Auto Repair
Auto repair information that you can search by make and year of vehicle - includes diagrams.

CLCD

This is a single source/single search resource for librarians, teachers, parents and students from PreK through grade 12 and for Children’s Literature classes at the academic level. Users have access to over 2.5 million titles, non-fiction & fiction for PreK-12 grades with 42 quality professional review sources.
 

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Driving Test Practice Exams
Free Practice tests for the AR State Driving Exam.

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Ebsco
Full text magazine & journal articles from thousands of periodicals on a variety of topics.

Ebsco Espanol
Spanish version of the Ebscohost database.

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FirstSearch
Provides access to MEDLINE, WorldCat, ERIC, Government Publications, almanacs and more.

Fold3
Fold3 provides convenient access to US military records, including stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.  In additions, there are also Census Records, US Bureau of Investigation Archives, and African Amreican and Native American Archives.

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Gale's Discovering
Electronic versions of Gale reference sources covering authors, biography, science, history, novels, experiments, literature, countries, short stories, math, cultures and more. In the Toolbox, find help for writing a report.

Global Road Warrior
Culture, communication, business, maps and travel information. 175 Countries at your fingertips.

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HeritageQuest
Genealogy database allowing searches of census records, family and local histories plus genealogy and local history articles and Revolutionary War records.

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Kids Search (up to 5th grade)- Ebsco
Interactive site for students up to 5th grade. Provides easy searching through several of the Ebsco databases including the Encyclopedia of Animals, a general encyclopedia, a dictionary and pictures, including maps, flags, places and people plus many magazine articles.

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Learning Express Library
Provides online practice tests and tutorials for academic and licensing tests. Includes ACT, ASVAB, EMT, ESL, GED, GRE, LSAT, citizenship plus more. Sign up for your own account using your library card number as your user name.


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Mango Languages
This online resource provides courses in several foreign languages as well as English as a second language. The following languages are available: Portuguese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Spanish, ESL Spanish, ESL Polish, ESL Portuguese.

MUZZY Online
MUZZY Online is a fun and effective foreign language tool for children. It uses multisensory techniques to stimulate the learning process for children of all ages.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds. The database also allows you to build and test a portfolio and to take interactive workshops and classes to sharpen your investing skills.

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NewEnglandAncestors.org
Genealogy database - Can only be used inside the Jonesboro Library building.

NewsBank
America's Newspapers Includes over 850 newspapers from around the country plus magazines.

Novelist
What's another good book to read? Fiction database containing 125,000 titles. Provides subject access with reviews and annotations. Find Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, Book Talks, Annotated Book Lists plus much more.

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Pronunciator

Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages.

Proquest Central

Search Portal allowing users to search across 30 ProQuest databases at once.

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ReferenceUSA
Includes directory listings for 14 million businesses and 89 million households in the United States.

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Sanborn Maps for Arkansas
Large scale plans of cities or towns in Arkansas, drawn to assist fire insurance companies. The maps, drawn to a scale of 50' to 1", list street blocks and building numbers used at the time the map was made. Search by city and year.

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ValueLine
Value Line is an investment research company collecting data and analyzing performance of approximately 8,000 stocks, 15,000 mutual funds, and 80,000 options and other securities. Value Line is best known for their Investment Survey, one of the most widely read investment services in the world.

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World Book Complete
Portal to World Book products available through the Traveler program: Kids, Timelines, eBooks, Early World of Learning, Student, Info Finder, Advanced, Reference Center, & Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.