Databases & Research - A-Z
Health & science • History & biography • Job Search • Legal • Magazines & newspapers
This is a full list of our subscription electronic resources organized alphabetically by name.
Trade & industry-focused information - journal articles, market reports, industry reports and news - covers every major industry from finance to construction.
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.
Find global information on topics related to business, economics, education, government, health, homework help, international studies, politics, science, social issues, sports, STEM and more from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content, provided by NewsBank.
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.
Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls and more.
BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.
Achieve your learning and career goals with our LIVE one-on-one academic coaching, practice test center, and online resources.
RBdigital 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.
Full access to Consumer Reports magazine website with professional and user ratings—includes links to Consumer Reports Network.
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.
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.
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.
Step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration in order to develop a business plan focused on long-term success.
Biographical information on people from throughout history, worldwide, and across all disciplines and subjects.
Provides a global perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content, empowering learners to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world.
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.
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.
Engaging online resource that includes millions of full-text articles, images, videos and audio files on hundreds of science topics, as well as 200+ science experiments and projects.
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.
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.
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.
Digitize Our Community History is a preservation project produced by Sno-Isle Libraries in partnership with historical organizations in Snohomish and Island counties, and the Daily Herald.
The archive grows as more images are digitized (see Photo archive offers discovery, mystery)
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.
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.
When accessing the Lynda.com app for the first time:
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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.
Funded by the Washington State Legislature and facilitated by the Washington State Library.
Research data and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and exchange-traded funds.
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.
Full text of The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, & The Chicago Tribune. The content is available by 8 am each day and provides archives stretching back as far as 1985.
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.
Download audiobooks, eBooks, music, and movies to your computer or mobile device.
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.
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.
Job search, business research, and marketing database including more than 25 million business profiles & 267 million U.S. residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
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.
This source provides topic-specific reports covering all aspects of health and wellness, including overviews of diseases, conditions, procedures and various treatments. Salud en Español is the one-stop resource for evidence-based reports and fact sheets in the Spanish language.
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.
Search Snohomish County's leading news and information source with coverage from 2004 - current.
Search more than 30 years of Seattle area history with The Seattle Times Integrated Collection. With coverage from 1985 – current, the Collection contains full-color newspaper pages, individual full-text articles and content only published online.
Get investment ratings, research, statistics and forecasts for thousands of stocks and mutual funds.
Explore and research people, events and issues across Washington State. This resource contains news sources from across the state including: the Bellingham Herald, Chinook Observer, Chronicle, Columbian, Daily Herald, Daily News, Daily Record, Daily World, Kitsap Sun, News Tribune, The Olympian, Seattle Times, Spokesman-Review, Tri-City Herald, Yakima Herald-Republic and more.
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.