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This is a full list of our subscription electronic resources organized alphabetically by name.
Educational full text articles, many of which are peer-reviewed, available from over 4,000 journals—plus PDF files back to 1975 for over 100 journals.
Vehicle repair information from the industry leader—includes vehicle diagrams, service bulletins and recalls. Not accessible with Google Chrome browser. Available only in our libraries.
The largest and most comprehensive collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices. Extensive editorial review of all newspaper sections ensures thorough selection of obituaries for easy access. An easy-to-use interface allows searching by name, date range, or text such as institutional name, social affiliation(s), geographic location(s), philanthropic activities, etc. Contains notices from around the United States including The Seattle Times (1/6/1985 - current) and The Everett Daily Herald (8/16/2005-current).
Discover their stories in the world's largest online family history resource, home to billions of historical records, millions of family trees and lots of helpful, timesaving tools. Available only in our libraries.
Premier job search, reference and marketing database including 2.4 million job listings, 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
Mobile App: iPhone/iPad
Do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) and updates are added on a regular basis.
Biographical information on people from throughout history, worldwide, and across all disciplines and subjects.
BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.
Zinio Digital Magazines provides access to business magazines that will help you stay up-to-date business news. Current issues of Entrepreneur, The Economist, Forbes, and other business magazines are available.
Search regional, national and international business news—including marketing research & reports, emerging business trends, and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies from Datamonitor.
Covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Also see Salud en Espanol.
Browse the issues by date or search for a specific article, in PDF full text format copy of the original print publication.
Profiles of more than 200 countries, each U.S. State, and all 13 Canadian Provinces. Maps, flags, symbols, timelines, history, economy, geography, population and more.
In depth information on everyday life, social customs and global culture through history.
U.S. demographic data for gaining consumer and market insight for opening a business, finding an audience for products/services, or analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population. Standard and custom reports for download.
Comprehensive research service with 375 full-text databases, a collection of 600,000-plus ebooks, subject indexes, point-of-care medical references, and an array of historical digital archives. In addition, you can search a portfolio of journals and magazines.
Get everything you need to finish your report, poster or project without leaving your computer. You’ll find articles, pictures, maps and even whole books!
Includes articles, essays, and primary source documents organized by popular topic and easy-to-browse categories.
Full text reference eBooks on the arts, business, environment, history, law, medicine, multicultural studies, nation and the world, religion, science and social science.
Information that focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Topics range from climate change to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.
Discover over 4000 species of animals, find pictures and learn about what they do, how they evolved and where they live.
Historical reference material that spans ancient times through to today's current events. Over 40,000 documents that showcase historical events and provide quick and valuable facts for a variety of users from high school students to history scholars.
Job listings from all major job boards—plus, create resumes, cover letters and build interviewing & networking skills. Note: Required to set up user account and password.
Interactive practice exams and guides for academic ((GED (also in Spanish), ACT, SAT, GRE)), U.S. citizenship, civil service, military, and professional licensing & certification tests—plus computer software tutorials (WordPerfect, Microsoft Office, Windows & Mac operating systems).
Full-text publications and legal forms to address a range of legal issues including business law, financial planning, family law, property & real estate and rights & disputes.
Access to customizable online legal documents, including Washington state specific forms.
Critical analysis of literary work and in-depth author biographies from every age and literary discipline.
Lynda.com Video tutorials on software packages, web design, business/management skills, financial literacy, job/career skills, social networking, etc. Includes Microsoft Office, Windows, and Mac OS.
Uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach language. Create your own user account to track your learning. Courses in more than 70 languages, including Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, Dari, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Pashto, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, even Pirate!
Articles, dating back to 1975, covering a broad range of subjects including business, education, health, science and multi-cultural issues—plus a digital image collection of photos, maps, and flags.
Training in fundamental technology skills, such as Windows 8, and more. The Microsoft Imagine Academy provides unlimited access for more than 400 courses.
Funded by the Washington State Legislature and facilitated by the Washington State Library through August, 2017.
A thorough collection of periodicals and academic journals offering current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government—full text for nearly 300 journals and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.
Features over 8 billion primary historical records from the United States, Europe, and other regions, with coverage starting from the 16th century. Often accompanied by true document images, these records illuminate historical realities across a wide variety of regions.
This collection brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.
Coverage of The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, The New York Times Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, & The Christian Science Monitor.
National and international news, coverage of important speeches & documents, Supreme Court decisions, and presidential press conference transcripts from the US newspaper of record.
Digital reproductions going back to the first issue provide genealogists, researchers and scholars with coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
For kids in kindergarten through middle school who are looking for a great book to read next.
Looking for something good to read? Find new books based on titles you have read or on topics of interest. Categories for adults, teens, and children are included.
Point-of-view articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles on current events and issues of controversy. Content is aligned with WA State Curriculum standards for middle and high school, check 'Curriculum Standards' within resource for further details.
Widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language, this is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
Identification, research and pricing tool for collectors, dealers, appraisers. Also includes articles, collecting clubs, and images.
Journals and magazines covering a range of health subjects, from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry.
Full-text works of poetry, prose, and drama from around the world. Also includes author biographies and multimedia, literary criticisms, essays, reviews and interviews.
More than 300 full text publications, many peer-reviewed, providing extensive coverage of religion and philosophy—topics such as world religions & history, biblical studies, and political & moral philosophy.
Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Content is correlated to state and national curriculum standards.
Articles and graphics for students in grades 1-9. Need ideas for your science fair project? Looking for a good map for your state report? Here you will find information on your topic of interest at your reading level.
Videos provide interviews, 'lessons learned' features, lectures, and 'how to'. Advice includes how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Also includes demographic data and other local information.
Step-by-step maintenance and repair instructions for small engines and their supporting components. Lawn mowers, motor cycles, boat engines, snow machines, jet skis, and chain saws are among the types of small engines covered.
Search for print and online issues in the Sno-Isle Libraries collection of popular and trade titles.
Information on all core subjects from Science to Literature to History. Content is aligned to curriculum. This resource removes the risk of the open Web while delivering an authoritative multimedia selection of content — primary sources, overviews, videos, and interactives.
Online Travel Guides will help you plan trips to more than 200 destinations around the world. Thousands of photographs, maps, and custom illustrations bring each destination into focus, and in-depth cultural and historical information ensures you know the stories behind the sights. All city guidebooks include maps with street index, transportation maps, and even more information on getting around.
Full text documents, reference articles, and journals covering United States history from pre-colonial times to the present. Content is aligned with Washington State curriculum standards for middle and high schools; check “Curriculum Standards” within the resource for details.
Local and regional newspapers from the Western Region of the United States including the states of CA, AZ, WA, OR, AK, HI, MT, ID, WY, NV, UT, CO and NM.
A complete overview of world history with full text documents on such subjects as civilization, cultural trends, religion, economics and war. Content is aligned with WA State Curriculum standards for middle and high school, check ‘Curriculum Standards' within resource for further details.
Search online genealogy sites for family information in a collection of more than one billion names in more than 8,000 hard-to-find databases—advanced search technology makes data access quick and easy. Now includes US Census Images 1790-1940.