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Access World News Magazines & Newspapers

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.

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ALLDATA Auto Repair Databases Library Card Required.

Vehicle repair information from the industry leader—includes vehicle diagrams, service bulletins, and recalls.

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America’s Obituaries & Death Notices Databases Library Card Required.

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).

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Ancestry Library Edition Databases Library Card Required.

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, time-saving tools.

Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to Sno-Isle customers working from home, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry, through December 31, 2021.

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Auto Repair Source Databases

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.

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Baker & Taylor Tween Summer Reading Book Club eBooks & Audiobooks

Access an exciting book every month that's perfect for reading and discussion.

To borrow a book club selection, create a log-in:

  • LIBRARY CARD ID: While labeled 'Library Card ID', please instead enter SIPLBC plus the last 5 digits of your phone number. Example: SIPLBC12340
  • PIN: a passcode of your choice (alpha or numeric)
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Bellingham Herald Magazines & Newspapers Library Card Required.

Explore Bellingham history through local news, events and people with the Bellingham Herald Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online.

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Business Source Premier Library Card Required.

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.

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Explora Databases Library Card Required.

 Information, maps, photos and more on popular topics in easy-to-browse categories.



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Foundation Directory Online – Essential Databases Library Card Required.

Foundation Directory Online - Essential access is provided by Candid to all remote library users through 2021.

The Essential version provides access to funder profiles which contain all information necessary for thorough research on each foundation. 

Library users may sign up for a free account that gives them one 24-hour window every 30 days. Users may create dashboards and save searches.

Questions about using the Foundation Directory Online may be directed to Mark Barnett, mbarnett@sno-isle.org.

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Foundation Directory Online – Professional Library Card Required.

The following resources can only be accessed at the Marysville Library:

Foundation Directory Online - Professional
Updated weekly, this research tool provides access to essential facts on grantmakers and their funding activities worldwide. Containing more than 230,000 foundation and corporate donors and 17 million grants, multiple filters and an assessment tool help you quickly identify the best potential funding sources for your nonprofit organization.

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
Candid's premier funding research tool for finding foundations that provide financial support for individual grantseekers. It describes giving for a variety of purposes, including scholarships, student loans, fellowships, program development, arts and cultural projects, research, and general welfare.

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Gale Business: Plan Builder Databases Library Card Required.

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.

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Gale In Context: College Databases New! Library Card Required.

News content from The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, and more. Hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections that include archival film clips, broadcast video, BBC News, New York Times video, and NPR.

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Gale In Context: Middle School Databases New! Library Card Required.

Videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Categories cover a range of the most studied topics including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature, and many more.









Gale OneFile: Home Improvement Databases New! Library Card Required.

More than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics including architectural techniques, tool, and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.

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GreenFILE Databases Library Card Required.

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.

 
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Job & Career Accelerator Databases Library Card Required.

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.

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Kanopy Movies & TV Library Card Required.

Watch thousands of films from independent filmmakers and popular producers. Titles include The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, and PBS.

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LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) Databases New! Library Card Required.

In-depth and bite-sized courses that can be viewed anytime, on subjects including Microsoft Office, Programming, Graphic Design, Video Editing, Music Production, Animation, and much more!

The mobile app Library ID is: snoislelibraries

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Mango Languages Databases Library Card Required.

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!

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Microsoft Imagine Academy Databases Library Card Required.

 Training covering 4 content areas: Microsoft Office applications, computer science, data science, and IT infrastructure.

Funded by the Washington State Legislature and facilitated by the Washington State Library.

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MyHeritage Databases Library Card Required.

Discover your ancestors through over 8 billion primary historical records from the United States, Europe, and other regions, with coverage starting from the 16th century. 

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Oxford English Dictionary Databases Library Card Required.

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.

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Seattle Times Magazines & Newspapers Library Card Required.

Explore Seattle history through local news, events and people with the Seattle Times Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online.

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Small Engine Repair Reference Center Databases Library Card Required.

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.

 

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