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Daily Life through History

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Discover the everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful.

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Databases

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You can find all our resources (including what were formerly referred to as databases) in the eResources & Learning Tools menu.

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DemographicsNow

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Access a variety of ready-to-use and customizable demographic data reports for entrepreneurs, students or anyone who needs to identify cultural patterns or sociological trends.

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Driver Test Preparation

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Take practice tests or study the driver handbooks for cars, motorcycles, or CDL licenses in Washington or any other state--all in one place!

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duoLingo

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Set up an account in your preferred language, then start learning a new one, whether you speak English and want to learn Swedish, or your first language is Spanish and you want to learn English.

(Translate the site into your first language using the menu in the upper right.)

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edX

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Enroll in MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) offered by recognized universities and institutions from around the globe. Take a class in genetics or focus on a classic novel for several weeks.

The choices are plentiful.

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eLibrary

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Access audio/video clips, pictures, maps, books, news, and more on homework topics common to middle and high school students.

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Family Health Database

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Search a variety of medical, trade, and scientific journals as well as magazines and reports for medical news, diagnostics, and information.

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Family Search

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Create a free account and connect with your ancestors. Search for historical records, build a family tree, and more!

You can even visit a local Family History Center for assistance with using their resources.

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Fantastic Fiction

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Find the next book by your favorite author, look for books in a series, or find out what your favorite authors are recommending.

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First Research Industry Profiles via ProQuest

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Review industry intelligence tools that can be consumed very quickly to better understand a prospect’s or client’s business issues. Published by Hoover's Inc.

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Foundation Center

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Access a variety of free search tools, free and paid training classes, tutorials, downloadable reports, and a daily news service, Philanthropy News Digest.

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Foundation Directory Online Professional

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Available only at Battle Ground, Goldendale, and Vancouver Community Libraries.


Access essential facts on grantmakers and their funding activities worldwide. To pinpoint prospective funders, explore four comprehensive databases: Grantmakers, Companies, Grants, and 990s.

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Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

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Find detailed information about grantmakers to students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers, including 990 filings.

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Foundation Maps

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Available only at Vancouver Community Library.
Research the impact of philanthropy around the world today with this interactive mapping tool.

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Freegal Music

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Listen to music for free with your library card!

  • Stream up to 5 hours of music per day.
  • Download up to 5 songs in MP3 format per week. They are yours to keep.
  • Enjoy 2 music videos per week.

Have questions? Read the Freegal FAQs.

 

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Gale Business Collection

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Research companies, the products and technologies they produce, and the markets in which they compete.

Results include summaries and full text from business and trade journals, industry newsletters, newspapers, market research studies, news releases, and investment and brokerage firm reports.

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Gale Legal Forms

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Find printable legal form templates and examples on a variety of topics, legal, business, and other letter templates, definitions for an extensive list of legal terms, a law digest with encyclopedi

c articles on legal topics, and a national attorney practice directory.

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Gale Literary Sources

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Find everything you need to research the world of literature: biographies, bibliographies, critical analyses, essays, poems, primary sources, and more for authors both historical and current.

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