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WorldCat - In Library Use for Interlibrary Loans

ALL RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR AT HOME USE UNLESS INDICATED "IN LIBRARY USE ONLY."


Genealogy / History

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IN LIBRARY USE ONLY

With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more!   Access to Ancestry Library Edition is available to JCL cardholders thanks to the generous support of the Jefferson County Genealogical Society and the Friends of the Northwest Branch Library.

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Fold3 is a place where original historical documents are combined with social networking.  Collections feature documents relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, US Presidents, historical newspapers, naturalization documents, and many more.

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This collection assembles every available U.S. federal census; family genealogies; local histories; tax lists; city directories; land and probate records; birth, marriage and death records; genealogical and local history serials; and more. 
  MO HeritageThe Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative is a collaborative effort that dramatically expands the amount of information available online about Missouri’s past.  Teachers, parents, and students can retrieve educational materials directly from the website.

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Magazines / Newspapers


 
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Search full text magazines, newspapers, online books and other research tools all from one spot! 

Go mobile with the App links below.  Make sure to authenticate the app.

EbscoHost Itunes App                                     EbscoHost Android Market App

To authenticate the EBSCOhost app:

  1. Log into EBSCOhost by clicking on icon to the left.
  2. Click the EBSCOhost iPhone and Android Applications link at the bottom of the page and enter your email address.
    An email with an authentication key is sent to you.
  3. Access the email from your device and click the link found in the email to authenticate the application.
    You have 24 hours to access the key from your device to authenticate the app. If the key is not used within 24 hours, it expires and you will need a new key.
 ns_webbutton_100x50.gifProvides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers.  Also contains selective full text for more than 370 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

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 Business

 Gale Business & Company Resource Center

Business and Company Resource Center is a fully integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. 

 refusa%20logo.jpgAvailable databases include: U.S. Businesses, U.S. New Business, U.S. Standard White Pages and U.S. Consumer / Lifestyles.
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  Ebooks / Literature

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Missouri Libraries 2 Go - powered by OverDrive

Access thousands of downloadable eBooks and hundreds of downloadable eAudiobooks.  Additional titles for children and teens provided by a generous donation from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation.

Click here for instructional brochures.

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Nonfiction - High School

Contains searchable full text for more than 2,450 nonfiction books geared for high school students. Includes high interest titles on careers, technology,biographies, history and more.
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Nonfiction - Middle School

Contains searchable full text for more than 3,100 nonfiction books geared for middle school students. Includes high interest titles on careers, technology,biographies, history and more.
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Nonfiction - Elementary 
Contains searchable full text for more than 1,300 popular nonfiction books geared for elementary students.  Included high interest titles on animals, history, biographies, nature and more.
 gvrl_lg.gif Access full text reference books on education, the environment, medicine, and profiles of US states.
 TumblebooksThe TumbleBook Library is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) TumblePuzzles, TumbleQuizzes and TumbleResources. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which have been licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.

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IN LIBRARY USE ONLY

Salem Literature contains the full text of the literary criticism and biographical information from Masterplots.
 Gale DiscoveringThousands of overview essays, critical analyses, biographies, primary sources, creative works and multimedia elements make it easy for students to research papers and class assignments in five core subject areas: history, literature, biography, science and social studies.
 WorldcatIN LIBRARY USEAn Interlibrary Loan Database of public and academic libraries located in the U.S. which contains all of the catalog records from OCLC member libraries. Materials cataloged include books, computer data files, computer programs, films and slides, journals, magazines, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, newspapers, sound recordings and videotapes.
 WorldcatAT HOME USEEnter your library card without any spaces on the login page. Then choose WorldCat from the online resources listed

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 General Reference

 
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IN LIBRARY USE
Covers vehicles from 1982 to the present with technical support for vehicles back to 1967. Engine-specific diagnostic and repair procedures, electrical diagrams, maintenance schedules, technical service bulletins and recalls are all included. 
Gale DiscoveringThousands of overview essays, critical analyses, biographies, primary sources, creative works and multimedia elements make it easy for students to research papers and class assignments in five core subject areas: history, literature, biography, science and social studies.
 consumerhealth100.gifProvides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine
 gvrl_lg.gifAccess full text reference books on education, the environment, medicine, and profiles of US states.

Learning Express 

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EXISTING USERS PLEASE SEE IMPORTANT NOTICE AT RIGHT

The link on the left is to the new version of Learning Express.  The old version is accessible via this link until June 2014: http://www.learnatest.com/LEL/index.cfm/ 

ACCOUNTS WILL NOT TRANSFER TO THE NEW VERSION WHICH WILL BE THE ONLY VERSION AFTER JUNE 2014.  SO MAKE SURE TO TRANSFER NEEDED DOCUMENTS OUT OF THE OLD VERSION PRIOR TO THAT DATE.   

AT HOME USERS: WHEN ASKED, USE YOUR LIBRARY CARD TO CREATE THE ACCOUNT AND CHOOSE JEFFERSON COUNTY LIBRARY.

Learning Express Library is designed to help people succeed on the tests they must pass to gain citizenship, improve their testing skills or to further their education or career. Over 300 online academic and licensing practice tests including SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, Advanced Placement, civil service, military, real estate, law enforcement, citizenship, TOEFL, ESL and basic skills for elementary, middle and high school skills improvement and much more.

 refusa%20logo.jpgAvailable databases include: U.S. Businesses, U.S. New Business, U.S. Standard White Pages and U.S. Consumer / Lifestyles.
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IN LIBRARY USE
Salem Health brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning health reference works.
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IN LIBRARY USE
Salem History is a robust online database that includes the complete content of printed Salem History reference sets.
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IN LIBRARY USE
Salem Science is an online database that includes the complete content of printed Salem Science reference sets.

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 For Kids

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Searches: Book Collection - Nonfiction, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source, Primary Search and Science Reference Center.
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Searches: Book Collection - Nonfiction, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source and Primary Search.  Offers Lexile limiters (reading level), making it easy for students to read and research only appropriately challenging materials.
 TumblebooksThe TumbleBook Library is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) TumblePuzzles, TumbleQuizzes and TumbleResources. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which have been licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.

 

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