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FVRL Resources A-Z
These resources are provided by FVRL and are available to all in any FVRL library. They are also available outside the library with your FVRL card. (See restrictions as noted.)
Available in library only.
Read trade and industry-focused information in journal articles, market reports, industry reports, and news.
Search thousands of academic, peer reviewed, and trade journals or magazines to find articles you can use to stay informed or get ahead.
Use your library card for instant access to outstanding documentaries, award-winning educational films, independent films, and helpful instructional videos.
Topics include: arts and humanities, health and wellness, social sciences, business and economics, home and family, travel and recreation, careers and trades, and science, mathematics and technology. Available through May 26, 2020.
Available only in library (but not from North Bonneville, Yale, or Yacolt).
Find auto repair details for domestic and imported cars, trucks (up to one ton), and vans manufactured since 1982.
Temporarily available from home.
Learn about your ancestors. Search over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases, including the US Census, to find records and digitized documents.
Read with your ears with no wait. Stream complete titles while you're connected to the internet. You can even create your own account and access your titles from multiple devices. Elija "Spanish Audio Books" para encontrar títulos en español.
Available through August 31, 2020.
Use Image Quest for more than two million images which may be used in assignments, activities, projects and other non-commercial educational uses.
Find articles, pictures, and videos about animals, arts, language, places, plants, science & math, social studies, sports, and religions. Even tour the USA or compare countries!
Search or browse articles, media, biographies, and a world atlas for information on both academic subjects and personal interests. Start with Research Tools and Materials if you're doing academic research.
Find articles, images, videos, and biographies for high school students in a variety of subjects. Start with Research Tools and Materials if you're working on a paper or report.
Review company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies, and company & industry news from periodicals.
Find repair info by make and model combinations, covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of older, specialty models.
Search a variety of medical, trade, and scientific journals as well as magazines and reports for medical news, diagnostics, and information.
Search for recent Consumer Reports magazine articles and reviews in full-text. Find product reviews, recommendations, and comparisons to help you make choices.
Use Culture Grams to find maps and information on the peoples and cultures of over 185 countries, the provinces and territories of Canada, and all 50 states in the U.S.
Discover the everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful.
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.
Search most online FVRL resources at once for full-text journal, magazine, or newspaper articles. No more trying one database after another in search of the article you need!
Access audio/video clips, pictures, maps, books, news, and more on homework topics common to middle and high school students.
Find articles and information on a wide range of topics, ranging from current events to history, arts and literature to science and math. Find supporting documents for school assignments, including curriculum guides.
Chart the growth and development of cities and towns in Washington with fire insurance maps (including Sanborn maps), plat books, real estate atlases, and other historical maps. Use the information to supplement your historical or genealogical research.
Discover your family's military past. Find service records, casualties, and memorials from wars since the American Revolution. Search sources also include U.S.
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.
Available only at Vancouver Community Library.
Research the impact of philanthropy around the world today with this interactive mapping tool.
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.
Select from several news, magazine, or journal articles with images--many in full-text.
Use this eResource to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on all health related topics. The materials contained in this resource are intended for informational purposes only.
Search for people in articles and books, based on personal facts such as name, birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation, and gender.
Read about emerging green technologies and issues on the environment and sustainability.
Find resources on a wide range of subjects in this one-stop research source (including citation information) aimed at upper elementary and middle school students.
Research viewpoint essays, topic overviews, images, podcasts, articles, graphs, tables, and charts on a variety of current topics.
Find authoritative science information: full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.
Find primary documents, reference books, journal articles, and scholarly analysis on periods and events in our history.
Find scholarly analysis, articles, references, and primary documents covering the past 5,000 years.
Find printable legal form templates and examples; legal, business, and other letter templates; definitions for legal terms; a law digest with articles on legal topics; and a national attorney practice directory.
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.
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.
Available in library only.
Find detailed information about grantmakers to students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers, including 990 filings.
Search the digital US Census records from 1790-1940 or the full-text of 25,000 family and local history books in Heritage Quest.
View full-text reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, history periodicals, documents, and biographies along with historical photos, maps, and videos.
Dig into study units covering over 500 historical topics on global history from ancient times to the present day.
Search magazines, books, videos and reports for projects and information. Find detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas.
Find articles and instructions for projects in the areas of outdoor, electrical, remodeling, plumbing, woodworking, decorating, and maintenance.
- Hoopla is available only to FVRL cardholders who are also district residents or paying non-residents.
- Materials are available in over 70 languages.
- View movies and TV shows* for three (3) days following checkout.
- Stream music albums for up to seven (7) days following checkout.
- Download and view eComics, eBooks and sheet music for 21 days following checkout.
Get started today!
- Create an account with the email and password of your choice.
- Download the appropriate app for your device, or use it in your web browser. (For FAQs, see Hoopla Support.)
- Borrow and enjoy!
*You may need the Widevine plugin to view videos in your browser. If you are using Firefox, you may wish to use Google Chrome instead, as it doesn't require the plugin.
Have more questions? Get Tech Help.
Use ILLiad, FVRL's interlibrary loan system, to request material not available through the library catalog or FVRL's magazines and newspapers. Library staff may borrow the item you request from another library system or purchase the item to add to the FVRL collection.
Explore key players and the battles they fought to see how they shaped our nation.
Use powerful tools and find guidance to achieve your career goals. Units include: find a career match; explore occupations; search for jobs and internships; tools to get hired; career library; and school and scholarship finder.
Want to know if the library subscribes to the electronic version of a magazine, journal or newspaper you're seeking? Search for a particular title, or browse by topic to find eResource content by publication title!
You'll find links to the content as well as a list of available issues by date.
Dig deeper into full-text, academic journal articles and primary sources in a variety of disciplines.
Stream independent films, documentaries, classic films, Great Courses, world cinema, kids' educational programming, and kids' movies (with Common Sense Media ratings).
- Watch up to 20 films per month. Play credits reset on the 1st of the month.
- Take up to 3 days to watch each film.
- Kanopy Kids movies are unlimited! Get started now!
You'll be able to:
- • Improve your skills in elementary, middle, and high school subjects, or study for your high school equivalency credential.
- • Prepare for the ACT, SAT, and AP tests and more, and search for scholarships.
- • Explore careers and prepare for entrance and occupational exams and military tests.
- • Find a college, review your college skills, or prepare for for college placement exams and grad school admission exams.
- • Learn computer and internet basics, and master popular software such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, and Windows operating systems.
Some features require free registration in order to save your work, revisit your tests, or store scores. You'll need a valid email address and PIN to register.
Encuentre recursos para hispanohablantes sobre lectura y escritura en inglés, matemáticas y cómo prepararse para el examen de GED.
Find resources for Spanish speakers about reading and writing in English, math and preparing for the GED test.
Use tools and instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues including business law, financial planning, family law, property & real estate, and rights & disputes.
Learn the basics of living on your own, including work, major purchases, housing, budgeting, and more.
Have fun with languages! Children can start learning a second language before they can read a first one. Create a free account in Little Pim and get started!
Learn the skills you need through instructional video courses in education, technology, business, and creative fields. To get started, log in with your library card number and PIN.
Prepare yourself for realistic conversations in over 70 world languages, including English. Create a free account and learn at your own pace.
Find full-text articles and abstracts from general reference, business, consumer health, and general science magazines and journals.
Updated 10/2/18. Learn anything from Microsoft Office, computer science, data science; even IT infrastructure.
This resource is intended for Washington State residents only. To access this resource you will need to:
▪ Provide your zip code and certify you're a resident when asked.
▪ Have access to a computer or cloud storage with sufficient space to save the OneNote or Excel files containing the learning resources.
Track stocks and mutual funds. Read in-depth, independent stock and fund reports.
Look at National Geographic books and magazines for kids right on your computer--no waiting! Explore topics to find pictures, videos, and more information.
Browse articles, explore topics, and find images. All the National Geographic resources are at your command, without the big stacks of yellow magazines.
Enjoy complimentary access to nytimes.com, and view articles from 1980 to today. Here's how.
From inside the library or on library Wi-Fi:
- Click on nytimes.com.
- Click "Log In" and then "Create one" to create an account with your personal email address, or log in if you have already created an account. (Note: if you don't want to receive email marketing communications from the New York Times, uncheck that box when you sign up, or follow the unsubscribe instructions if you start getting marketing emails.)
- You may now view as many articles as you want during your time on the library computer or library Wi-Fi, except in the Cooking section.
- Log out when you're done.
- Click this remote access link.
- Click "Redeem" to get 72 hours of continuous access, except in the Cooking section.
- Create an account with your personal email address, or click on "log in here" if you have already created an account.
- After 72 hours, you will need to go back to step 1 and click the remote access link again for another 72 hours of remote access.
Using the New York Times Digital App
- Select the correct icon below to download the free New York Times app, or visit your device's app store.
- Open your device's browser to navigate to this page, tap this remote access link, and tap "Redeem" to get 72 hours of continuous access, except in the Cooking section.
- Create an account, or log in if you've already created one.
- Then, leave the browser and launch the app.
- Sign in with your email address. The code already will have been applied, and you have access for 72 hours.
- Once your 72 hours is over, you can repeat step 2 to get another 72 hours of access.
Search or browse the full text of The New York Times from 1851 to 2011. Research world events, find obituaries, or read editorials and classified ads from years gone by.
Sign up to receive reading suggestions regularly via email or check the lists online whenever you like. There are over 24 genres for all ages from which to choose.
Discover new titles, series, and authors for kids and teens to enjoy. Find Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.
Find a great read through subject headings, reviews, annotations, and much more. Access Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.
Use your library card to borrow eBooks in Spanish, Russian and Chinese. Read in your browser on PC, Mac®, tablets or mobile devices.
- Borrow up to seven (7) titles at a time for 21 days, with one renewal allowed per title.
- Odilo is available only to FVRL cardholders who are also district residents or paying non-residents.
Get started today!
- Browse or search for a title you'd like to read. (More about searching.)
- Choose "Borrow" to check out the book. (More about borrowing and streaming.)
- Log in with your library card number and PIN.
- Choose "Display in Browser." We recommend reading in your browser. The app is not yet fully functioning.
Get started reading on:
• iOS, Android or Windows 10: Download the Libby app below.
• Kindle: Try one of these options.
• Other eReaders: Follow instructions for using Adobe Digital Editions.
• Windows 7 or Mac computer: Follow OverDrive’s instructions.
• Windows 8 computer: Follow OverDrive’s instructions.
• Chromebooks: You have a couple of options.
- Go to OverDrive Kids and choose "Sign In."
- Sign in with your card number and PIN--unless you're over 13, then sign in with OverDrive and create an account.
- Download and install the appropriate app for your device.
- Find instructions for getting started with your device on OverDrive Help.
- Go to OverDrive Teens and choose "Sign In."
- Create an OverDrive account with an email and password of your choice, unless you're under 13.
- Download and install the appropriate app for your device.
- Find instructions for getting started with your device on OverDrive Help.
Watch a volcano erupt! Play games, find project ideas, and have fun learning about ecosystems, space, energy and matter, maps, climates and more in Power Knowledge.
Worried about polar bears? Study them and other animals, adaptation, habitats, the human body, food chains, green living, extinct species, and more in Power Knowledge.
What goes up must come down. You’ll find more about gravity, atoms, motion, temperature and more, with videos and games to explain it all in Power Knowledge.
Identify, research, and find pricing for art, antiques, and collectibles. Includes more than 10 million images to assist in searching.
Access thousands of full-text magazines and newspapers, including peer-reviewed scholarly journals, covering a broad array of subjects and locations.
Read KnowledgeNotes with author overviews and plot summaries for middle and high school assignment assistance.
Access full-text articles, including obituaries from a variety of U.S. newspapers. Some titles of particular interest are:
Find citations and abstracts to worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other psychological effects of trauma. Produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD.
Browse the RBdigital catalog of downloadable eAudio. Check out up to seven (7) titles at a time for 21 days. Here's how:
Search this index for citations from the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States from the years 1890 through 1982.
Find U.S. white pages and yellow pages, as well as demographic details and heat maps for U.S. and Canadian businesses.
Get the most out of Reference USA by visiting their Learning Center. *Please note: you may set up a ReferenceUSA personal account to save your searches, and be confronted with a web page warning you that it is unsafe. Don't worry; it is safe to proceed in this instance.
View over 4,800 manuals for after-market schematic service data on all kinds of consumer electronics such as radio, TV, car-radio, etc.
Look for experiments, images, videos, and articles on recent events and discoveries in a range of science areas.
Get articles from magazines, newspapers, and U.S. government documents with the young researcher in mind.
Access articles with up-to-date information on starting a company, operations management and sales, or growing or rescuing a business.
Access step-by-step maintenance and repair instructions for hundreds of small engine machines and their supporting components.
Stream eBooks, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks of high interest to tweens and teens, as well as classics and some teacher-assigned titles. You'll need an internet connection only—no downloading!
Peruse animated, talking picture books, early chapter books, puzzles, and resources for kids and families in TumbleBooks. Includes a limited number of books in French, Spanish, and other languages.
Read books and take quizzes to learn math skills for grades K-6. Topics range from counting to multiplication, geometry to finance, division to graphing. Parents will appreciate the "Lesson Plans" link that spells out the outcomes of each title.
Available through August 21, 2020.
Find your strengths, match them with occupations, and explore career choices. Get details on 500+ occupations, including the military. Locate training programs. Store your job information in your online portfolio. Just starting to plan your career path?
Take the Reality Check quiz to see what it takes to be independent and achieve your goals.
Find multimedia on a variety of subjects, science fair projects, biographies, correlations to curriculum standards, 21st century research guides, and much more for high school students.
Read, play, watch, and do! Activities for pre-readers and beginning readers.
Access highly illustrated eBooks for kids in many curriculum areas. Always available to read in your browser—no holds or waiting! Subjects include biography, crafts, cultures, dinosaurs, environment, health, history, mythology, nature, space, and technology.
Una enciclopedia para niños. Encuentre artículos sobre temas populares y escolares, definiciones del diccionario, imágenes, y mapas.
An encyclopedia in Spanish for students. Find articles on popular and school topics, definitions from the dictionary, images, and maps.
Find articles, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities covering a variety of subjects for elementary and middle-school students.
Search for information on any topic. Learn how to do research, write citations, and even create an account to keep track of your research.
In addition to the usual World Book resources you know and love from our website, check out these as well:
- Search all World Book resources in one place. Find links to citation builders, educator tools, current headlines and more under the menu in the upper right.
- Activity Corner
- Fun arts and crafts projects for PreK - adult makers, sortable by age range, activity type, culture, time to complete, cost of materials, and even curriculum correlation.
- Dramatic Learning
- Learn through theater! Search plays by grade, subject or title and find reader's theater, monologues, skits, and plays you can use at home or with friends or classmates in video apps online.
- Science Power
- Parents, find support for Washington science curriculum with lessons, labs, and even assessments for grades 2-6, based on your child's classroom textbook.
- Social Studies Power
- Parents, link your child's grade 2-6 home study to their school social studies text book and find literacy, geography and civics tools.
- L'Encyclopédie Découverte
- Learning French, or used to an immersion program? Try the World Book Discovery Encyclopedia in French!
- Kids eLearn
- Do your kids read Arabic? Take this World Book Kids version out for a spin. It contains all the topics of the English version in Arabic!
Find items--books, audiobooks, journals, and sometimes even articles--within and beyond FVRL's collection. Although you can access this without a library card, you must use your library card if you wish to start here in requesting an interlibrary loan.