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Resources for Chickasaw Regional (Public) Library Patrons

Databases can be used within the library.  Remote access requires either a library user's library card number or a password.  Free resources require no password. Check with the reference librarian for details, 580-223-3164.

 








Infoplease Almanac (free)   Cypress Resume Home Improvement
Reference Center
(DIY)
 Small Engine Repair
Reference Center
(DIY)


 FirstSearch BrainFuse -- HELP NOW! BrainFuse -- Job Now! WorldCat

EBSCOhost GreenFILE A to Z Maps Online Britannica Online Learning Zone

Student Research Center Reference  USA America's News Britannica Online Elementary School Edition

Kid's Search Searchasaurus Magill's Medical Guide Britannica Online Middle School Edition

Job & Career Accelerator Learning Express! 
Global Road Warrior
Britannica Escolar Online 

 

HelpNow!
 

HelpNow! provides FREE on-line homework help including “live” tutors from 2 p.m.-11 p.m. Click to receive a unique blend of one-on-one homework help,  state-aligned skills building, test prep and writing assistance.

 

JobNow!

Job Now provides career and job hunting assistance including resume’ hints, interviewing skills and job resources.

 
 

 
 

LearningExpress Library, along with Job & Career Accelerator, offers step-by-step job search assistance—from researching occupations to viewing and applying to available jobs. You can create effective resumes and cover letters, track your job search, prepare for interviews, and more. This valuable online resource also features test preparation for licensing and certification exams as well as interactive skills improvement in areas like reading, writing, and math.


Learning Express

Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.








EBSCOhost Research Databases 
     

EBSCOhost offers databases of general interest, academic and business magazine titles, health reference information, and much more. Many articles are available in full text. Access to EBSCOhost is provided as part of the Oklahoma Library Technology Network project.  Remote access from home or office requires a patron library card number.

 




Search state, regional and national full-text articles including printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos.  Explore a specific issue or event or compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as business, health, education, government, history, politics and more including the Altus Times, Daily Ardmoreite, the Oklahoman and USA Today.





 Click to access FirstSearch

FirstSearch is contains a collection of reference databases that includes WorldCat, ArticleFirst, Clase and Periódica, Electronic Collections Online , ERIC, GPO, Medline, PapersFirst, ProceedingsFirst, OCLC Union List of Periodicals, and World Almanac. Remote access from home or office requires a password.

 



Picture: Global Road Warrior logo

Global Road Warrior Country covers 175 countries and addresses 22 categories of interest to travelers, including business culture, communications, demographics, money and banking, points of interest, security, society and culture, tips for businesswomen, transportation, and travel essentials. It also includes maps and photographs.  Remote access from home or office requires a patron library card number.

 




 GreenFile Database

From scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE is an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet.
 Remote access from home or office requires a patron library card number

 



Infoplease.com: All the knowledge you need.
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Infoplease is a comprehensive reference source that combines the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas, and several almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records. 




"Do It Yourself" Resources


Home Improvement Reference Center       Small Engine Repair Reference Center

 

Home Improvement Reference Center offers information for the weekend warrior. Check here for an online tool for home improvement assistance, including: maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating home & garden, etc.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center contains information from 400 reference books in full text with photos and illustrations for small engine repair and maintenance information for ATVS, motorcycles, tractors, lawnmowers, personal watercraft, motor boats and more.


Remote access from home or office for the "Do It  Yourself" databases requires a patron library card number.

 



 

Magill's Medical Guide online provides access to the 3,200 pages of text found in the five-volume print version (also available in the Library - Call Number REF 610.3 Mag). The online indexes offer fast access to the Guide's glossary, table of contents, anatomy and systems affected, medical specialties and related fields, and diseases and conditions, plus lists of health care providers, medical journals, pharmaceuticals, health organizations, recommended web sites, and contributors.   
Remote access
from home or office requires patron library card number.
 







 
     
Reference USA is a detailed listing of 10.5 million businesses with the ability to search by company name, type of business, geography, business size and more.  Remote access from home or office requires a patron library card number.



WorldCat logo WorldCatis a database of millions of records describing books and other library materials from around the world.  Accessed through FirstSearch.  Access to Sirs is provided as part of  the Oklahoma Library Technology Network project.Remote access from home or office requires a password.
 

 

 

 

Search for an item in libraries near you:
Enter title, subject or author
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Britannica Online Learning Zone gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias and other resources that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This unique reference and learning suite also offers high-quality online learning materials that have been developed by teachers and curriculum experts.  This resource is ideal for students in Pre-K - 2nd grade.

 

Britannica Online Elementary School Edition gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias and other resources that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This unique reference and learning suite also offers high-quality online learning materials that have been developed by teachers and curriculum experts.  This resource is ideal for students in Pre-K - 5th grade.

 

Britannica Online Middle School Edition gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias and other resources that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This unique reference and learning suite also offers high-quality online learning materials that have been developed by teachers and curriculum experts.  This resource is ideal for students in 6th-8th grade.

 

Britannica Escolar Online offers resources in Spanish for all ages with its own comprehensive encyclopedia. This unique reference and learning suite also offers high-quality online learning materials that have been developed by teachers and curriculum experts.

 

Picture: Kid's Search logo Kids Search is designed specifically for elementary/middle school students according to their needs and search abilities. Students can look for their subjects of interest by automatically searching across all databases simultaneously.  Remote access from home or office requires a patron library card number.  



Picture: Searachasaur logo Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It's animated interface with a dinosaur theme encourages students to develop basic searching skills.  Searchasaurus will help both children and their parents by enabling them to search thousands of articles, an online general encyclopedia and information about animals from around the world.  Remote access from home or office requires a patron library card number.



 

Student Research Center, designed specifically for secondary school students, provides the research tools for easily obtaining the information they seek from EBSCO databases. Students can easily pre-determine which sources (e.g., Magazines, Newspapers, Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video) will be included with their search. They can search by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, and explore the top searches of the day. Remote access from home or office requires a patron library card number.
A to Z Maps Online is a collection of more than 146,000 maps that includes proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps.  There are outline maps, political maps, physical maps, thematic maps, climate change maps, environment maps, historic maps, hurricane maps, earthquake maps, volcano maps, fire maps, animal and plant species distribution maps, current event maps, geology maps, and topographic maps.  Also includes flag images, geography crossword puzzles, geography lesson plans, interactive geography games quizzes and learning tools, and geography, cartography, GIS and other glossaries. New maps are added every month.   Remote access from home or office requires a patron library card number.  

 

 

 

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