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ABCmouse helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more. For kids age 2 to kindergarten. In-library access only.

Only available at Las Vegas-Clark County Library District

Access World News Magazines & Newspapers Library Card Required.

Explore and stay informed on local, national, and international news on topics, people, and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more.

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African American Heritage Library Card Required.

African American Heritage provides access to various records and documents intended for genealogical research of African American families. The user-friendly but powerful interface helps novice and advanced genealogical researchers find:

  • Census records
  • Vital records
  • Church records
  • Legal records
  • Emancipation and slavery related records, and more.
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Alt Health Watch Library Card Required.

A full-text resource focused on complementary, alternative, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Includes up to seven years of back issues. Read all of the magazine, journal, and newsletter articles online.

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Amazing Animals Library Card Required.

Amazing Animals is now part of Scholastic GO! All Scholastic resources have joined forces to help you locate the info you need all in one spot. Images, articles, videos, fact boxes, sidebars, maps, and websites are returned from your search and can be filtered by reading level.

America the Beautiful Library Card Required.

America the Beautiful takes an editorial approach to the geography, history, people, economy, and government of each state. Includes up-to-date statistics, full-color photographs, maps, and illustrations.

America’s News Magazines Magazines & Newspapers Library Card Required.

America's News Magazines provides full-text articles from leading magazines that provide coverage and analysis of current events in a range of categories including: news, business, entertainment, lifestyle, science and technology, and sports. One easy-to-search interface is used for all titles. Paid advertisements are excluded.

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America’s Obituaries & Death Notices (now called HeritageHub) Library Card Required.

America's Obituaries & Death Notices, now called HeritageHub, includes records from more than 3,900 newspapers nationwide, available in one fully searchable database. This comprehensive resource features nearly 63 million listings - about 90% of all recent obituaries and death notices published in the United States. Search cities, states, regions, or the entire country with a map-based interface.

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American Indian History Library Card Required.

American Indian History offers fast access to more than 15,000 years of culture and history, covering more than 600 Native American groups, through tablet/mobile-friendly videos and slideshows, images, biographies of key people, event and topic entries, primary sources, maps and graphs, and timelines.

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American Revolution, The Library Card Required.

The American Revolution digital collection contains nearly 500 significant documents of the time--official correspondence, personal letters, collected writings of key figures, political speeches, memoirs and narratives of soldiers and civilians, histories, biographies, contemporary reference works, and other kinds of documents--enabling students, faculty, and patrons to study one of the key events in American history.

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Ancestry Library Edition Library Card Required.

Discover the history of you with Ancestry Library Edition, the largest online family history resource. It documents lineages of individuals from the US, Canada, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more.

Using Ancestry Library Edition, you'll discover millions on unique, full-text primary sources and enhanced images including:

  • Census records from the US, the UK, Australia, and Germany
  • Canadian Census (1851 - 1911)
  • Birth, marriage, and death records for the US, Canada, and the UK
  • Canadian Genealogy Index (1600s - 1900s)
  • US military records (back to the 1600s)
  • Immigration, emigration, passport, and naturalization records
  • Jewish family history records
  • Court, land, tax, and probate records
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Archives of Sexuality and Gender Library Card Required.

Explore LGBTQ history like never before. This resource provides access to over 1.5 million pages of primary source content on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world. This resource offers an expansive, detailed, global view on LGBTQ history - much of which was previously unavailable to the public.

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Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection Library Card Required.

An archive of publications focused exclusively on U.S. Hispanic history, literature, and culture from colonial times until 1960. Series 1 focuses on the creative life of U.S. Latinos and Hsipanics. Series 2 includes focuses on Hispanic American civil rights, religion, and women's rights from the 18th through the 20th century. Content is written and searchable in Spanish and English.

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askART Library Card Required.

Content features painters, sculptors, and illustrators ranging from early artists to modern urban expressionists. Find digital images, biographical documentation, book references, auction data, and more on over 270,000 artists including the museums that own artwork, artwork prices and valuations.

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BiblioBoard eBooks

Discover local content from self-published authors, top indie ebooks, and so much more. Never experience a hold, checkout, or lending limit! 

Biography Library Card Required.

Biography In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people.

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A collection of over 174,000 digital materials about books for children and teens. This service includes a reader’s advisory tool, resources for homework help and home school support, summer reading and diverse book selections, and more.

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Boundless (formerly Axis360) Downloadable Audiobooks eBooks Library Card Required.

Boundless is your one-stop destination for eBooks and audio-books for kids and young adults. Find great reads including fiction and nonfiction. Browse, check out, and access books and audio-books using a browser, or download the Boundless app.

Brainfuse (HelpNow) Tutoring Library Card Required.

Get help with your homework online from 1pm to 10pm daily. Enter our online classroom and receive live, online help from a Brainfuse tutor. Available in English and Spanish for early elementary through advanced college prep students in core subjects. Get expert help with:

  • writing assignments,
  • math, science, and social studies homework,
  • SAT and ACT prep,
  • high school equivalency test prep,
  • writing a resume,
  • and so much more!
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Business Library Card Required.

Understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through nearly 4,000 leading business and trade publications, updated daily. Complementing these titles is a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications, all available on the state-of-the-art Gale OneFile platform.

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Business Source Elite Library Card Required.

Business Source Elite offers information from business publications as well as tens of thousands of company profiles. Resources include financial data, books, industry and market reports, and company profiles. Areas covered are marketing, management, accounting, banking and finance, and regional business.

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ChiltonLibrary Library Card Required.

Working on your car or truck? Use ChiltonLibrary for all your repair and maintenance needs. There are thousands of year, make, and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models.

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Civil War, The Library Card Required.

The Civil War digital collection contains nearly 500 significant documents of the time--personal narratives, monographs, regimental histories, collected essays, sermons, songs, legal tracts, and political speeches--enabling students, faculty and patrons to study one of the key events in American history.

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College Admission Test Preparation Library Card Required.

Getting into college is an important step to building a strong future. First, you must do well on your college admission tests and write a personal essay that highlights your special talents. Use this center to get the resources you need to achieve your college preparation goals.

CollegeNow New! Library Card Required.

Get help with every step of the college admissions process. CollegeNow includes:

  • Application resources: Access materials such as SAT/ACT preparation guides, essay writing resources, recommendation letter tips, & more.
  • Admissions resources: Get tips on the admissions process including wait listing, transferring, trade schools, & more.
  • Financial aid resources: Find information on college financial planning, scholarships, loans, & expert guidance on completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
  • Live guidance counselors: Online guidance counselors are available to offer help with application forms, essay composition, financial aid navigation, or interview preparation. Counselors are available Monday - Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Writing lab: Receive personalized feedback on college entrance essays.
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Comics Plus Comics Library Card Required.

With Comics Plus, you get unlimited, simultaneous access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from a variety of publishers - without worrying about holds, wait lists, or monthly limits.

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Computer Skills Center Library Card Required.

Video courses are the fastest and easiest way to learn how to use a computer. Use the materials in this center to learn the basics of computers, from searching the Internet to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, implementing design, and more. Skill level goes beyond basic to advanced.

Computer Source Library Card Required.

Get the latest information and current trends in high technology with Computer Source. With nearly 300 full text periodicals covering topics such as computers, telecommunications, electronics and the Internet, Computer Source provides a balance of full-text technical journals and full-text consumer computer titles.

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CQ Researcher Library Card Required.

CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Graphics, photos and short "sidebar" features round out the reports. Shorter "Hot Topics" articles provide a solid introduction to subjects most in demand by students.

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Creativebug Library Card Required.

Nurture your creative side with over 1,000 video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing, and more! Your library card gives you unlimited access to Creativebug, by Joann.

What you'll find:

  • 1,000+ classes
  • Expert step-by-step instruction
  • Inspiration from fellow makers
  • Downloadable patterns, templates, and recipes
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Culturegrams Library Card Required.

Information on countries and territories including customs, lifestyles, and social conditions. Find recipes from all countries as well as biographies of famous citizens. Photographs are available for some countries.



Education.com Library Card Required.

Education.com is an easy-to-use, comprehensive, and secure supplemental digital learning program that empowers parents and teachers to help pre-k through 8th grade students build essential skills and excel in math and reading. Available for residents of the Las Vegas-Clark County taxing district.

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Elementary School Resources Library Card Required.

Designed for elementary school researchers with simple search for articles, essays, and primary source documents; easy-to-browse topics, and overviews to help students find a starting point.

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ERIC Library Card Required.

A guide to research published in the field of education. Search more than a million short descriptions of journal articles and other education-related publications back to 1966.

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Explora Library Card Required.

Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, and homework.

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Fiero Code New! Library Card Required.

This e-learning, gamified platform includes comprehensive courses in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, SQL, & more. Start from scratch or enhance your skills & learn to make websites, video games, apps, & animations. Create projects with Makey Makey, Raspberry Pi, Ozobot, & Sphero!

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Flipster Magazines Magazines & Newspapers Library Card Required.

Flipster gives you access to your favorite magazines from a variety of publishers. Read current and back issues of Consumer Reports, Vogue, People, and Time and many more popular titles.

Fold3 Library Edition Library Card Required.

Fold3 is the premier collection of historical military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served from the Revolutionary War through recent conflicts. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available in Fold3 Library Edition.

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Freegal Music Music Library Card Required.

Download and listen to songs from Freegal Music, which offers access to about 13 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists, and over 40,000 music videos. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 40,000 labels with music that originates in over 100 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions.

What you get:

  • 6 song downloads each week with your library card and PIN
  • Unlimited streaming music daily
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Gale Courses Library Card Required.

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our classes are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are free, fun, convenient, and geared just for you. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

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Gale in Context: Elementary Library Card Required.

Find text, images, charts, graphs, and educational videos from books, magazines, and news periodicals on interesting and important facts with connections to current and past events. 

Gale in Context: Middle School Library Card Required.

Created specifically for middle schoolers, Gale in Context: Middle School combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Find information to complete assignments inn subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.

Great Courses in Kanopy, The Library Card Required.

Start your journey of lifelong learning taught by the top 1% of university professors and experts from Ivy League and other renowned schools and institutions. With hundreds of videos on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and more, The Great Courses has courses on how to do it, how to learn it, or how it happened. No matter what you are interested in, you'll find your favorite subject.

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Great Courses in Libby Extras, The Library Card Required.

The Great Courses Library Collection is the leading platform for lifelong learning and personal enrichment, with hundreds of courses spanning thousands of in-depth video lectures on subjects like science, health and wellness, and much more. Unlimited access is available with a 7-day pass. Find The Great Courses in the Libby app under the Extras section.

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Health & Wellness Library Card Required.

Health & Wellness Resource Center offers access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and more. Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices, and more.

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Health Source: Consumer Edition Library Card Required.

Health Source: Consumer Edition is designed for the everyday consumer of health care information. It provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.

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HeritageQuest Online Library Card Required.

Search for ancestors in the U.S. Federal Census, family and local histories and city directories, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank records, genealogical periodicals and selected congressional documents and reports from the American State Papers and U.S. Serial Set.

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High School Library Card Required.

Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

High School Equivalency Center Library Card Required.

Earning a high school equivalency credential can open the door to better income, a more fulfilling job, and a college education. If you are preparing for the GED® test, HiSET® or TASC exams, the High School Equivalency Center's practice tests, interactive tutorials, and e-books will help you reach your goal.

High School Resources Library Card Required.

Search across multiple resources for high school student research. Sources include magazine and newspaper articles, eBooks, encyclopedia entries, and images.

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History Reference Center Library Card Required.

Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center features historical reference books, magazines, journals, and thousands of primary source documents. Get the most out of history with over 80 hours of historical video and nearly 45,000 images, including maps and historical photos.

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HistoryMakers Digital Archive Library Card Required.

Search oral history interviews with more than 2,700 historically significant Black Americans in fields such as the arts, business, education, entertainment, the law, the military, politics, religion, and science. This primary source collection provides interviews through video with transcripts available.

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Hiveclass New! Library Card Required.

Stream high-quality, educational videos in sports like basketball, soccer, pickleball, tennis, & other physical activities like fitness, dance, & yoga. Hiveclass includes over 1,500 videos that teach physical fitness & competence in sports.

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hoopla Comics Downloadable Audiobooks eBooks Movies & TV Music Library Card Required.

hoopla is a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Borrow up to ten titles per month with your Las Vegas-Clark County Library District library card.


Interactive Science Library Card Required.

Users can manipulate and explore 3D interactive models, allowing students to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science. Reference and periodical content provide additional context for further understanding.

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IXL Library Card Required.

IXL is an immersive K-12 learning experience that provides comprehensive content for math, language arts, science, and social studies. Available for residents of the Las Vegas-Clark County taxing district.

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JobNow Library Card Required.

JobNow is a unique suite of resources for job seekers, including on-demand access to trained career experts who provide live, one-to-one interview coaching and resume assistance.

  • Live Interview Coaching: brush up on interview techniques or get live online interview practice with a job coach.
  • Resume Lab: receive expert resume and cover letter assistance from trained experts.
  • Live Career Assistance: enjoy 24/7 access to a carefully-selected library of job resources.
  • Adult Learning Center: provides foundational, career-enhancing skills to adult learners through test preparation.
  • Live Academic Tutoring: for assignments and coursework.
  • Live Skills Tutoring: master skills through live, one-to-one lessons in math, reading, and writing, and computer literacy.
  • Writing Assistance: trained instructors to help you produce better business letters, term papers, resumes, and more.
  • Adult Test Center: 24-hour access to a regularly updated test library, including the GED, a unique U.S. Citizenship test, and more.


Kanopy Movies & TV Library Card Required.

Kanopy is an award-winning video streaming service providing access to more than 30,000 independent and documentary films. Includes rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema.

Kanopy Kids Movies & TV Library Card Required.

Kanopy Kids highlights films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos. Kanopy Kids categories include TV series, learning languages, animated storybooks, anime favorites, classic films, and movies for the whole family.


Las Vegas Review-Journal (historical) Magazines & Newspapers Library Card Required.

Access the historical issues of the Las Vegas Review-Journal in this searchable digital collection spanning from 1929 to 2018. Each page is a complete digital facsimile that contains every original image - every photograph, illustration, cartoon, and display advertisement.

  • Uncover previously unknown aspects of family lineage from obituaries and other news items, including society columns, casualty reports, sports stories, and more.
  • Discover timely answers to an array of local questions.
  • Spend hours uncovering lost details about local people, places, and events. 
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Las Vegas Sun (text only) Magazines & Newspapers New! Library Card Required.

Read full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and back issues (from 1996) of the Las Vegas Sun. Browse by month and year or search across all issues. Please note that the current issue will be available the next day.

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LawDepot Library Card Required.

Print or download your customized legal documents in minutes with LawDepot. Create forms for real estate, business, estate, and more. Find Law Depot in the Libby app under the Extras section.

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LearningExpress Library Library Card Required.

LearningExpress Library helps improve the lives of people every day through a highly-acclaimed eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep, and more.

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Legal Information Source (formerly Reference Center) Library Card Required.

Featuring hundreds of publications & thousands of legal forms broken down by category & by popular forms. The full-text legal reference eBooks are provided through NOLO, the nation's & most-respected provider of legal information for consumers & small businesses.

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LegalForms Library Card Required.

Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.

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LegalTrac Library Card Required.

LegalTrac provides indexing and selective full-text for all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. The database offers coverage of federal and state cases, laws and regulations, legal practice and taxation, as well as British Commonwealth, European Union, and international law.

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LGBTQ+ Source Library Card Required.

LGBT Life provides completing indexing and abstracting of content related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender studies in over 230 journals, magazines, and newspapers. LGBT Life also provides full text from a number of important sources including monographs and publications such as The Advocate, New York Blade, and Out.

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Libby, by OverDrive Library Card Required.

You can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, and more with Libby, by OverDrive. All you need to get started is an internet connection and your library card. This collection includes popular fiction, non-fiction, and technical titles.

Life Magazine Archive Magazines & Newspapers Library Card Required.

Life Magazine Archive presents an extensive collection of the famed photojournalism magazine, spanning its very first issue in November 1936 through December 2000 in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format.

LinkedIn Learning Library Card Required.

LinkedIn Learning lets you learn at your own pace. You can select course relevant to your current role in areas like business, technology, and marketing. You can also pursue other passions! With courses on financial literacy, social media, even drawing and music theory, you'll be able to grow and develop in the areas you care about both at and outside of work.

Use our Library ID when using the app: lvccld

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Literary Index Library Card Required.

Gale's Literary Index is a master index to the major literature products published by Gale. It combines and cross-references over 165,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for over 215,000 titles into one source.

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Literary Sources Library Card Required.

Cross-search two or more literature archive resources, including Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online, Literature Criticism Online, and Something About the Author Online.

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Literature Criticism Online Library Card Required.

Literature Criticism Online is one of the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available. Imagine centuries of analysis - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.

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Literature Resource Center Library Card Required.

Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.

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LitFinder Library Card Required.

LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

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MainFile Library Card Required.

MainFile covers a variety of topics, including health, education, technology, and business. It includes full-text magazines, journals, newspapers, and newswires. Additionally, this resource includes full-text reference books and encyclopedias.

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MAS Complete Library Card Required.

MAS Complete is a full-text database for school-related research and reading. It contains full-text biographies, primary source documents, reference books, an image collection containing photos, maps, flags, and color PDFs and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1921) for key magazines.

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MasterFILE Complete Library Card Required.

Have a paper due about a serious topic? Want to now every fact there is about someone famous? Use MasterFILE Complete to dig up hard to find facts. Covering virtually every subject of general interest, it also includes more than 350 full-text reference books, 82,000 biographies, 90,000 primary source documents, and an image collection of over 100,000 photos, maps, and flags.

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Middle School Resources Library Card Required.

Designed for middle school researchers with simple search for articles, essays, and primary source documents; easy-to-browse topics, and overviews to help students find a starting point.

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Music Online: Classical Scores Library Library Card Required.

The largest and most authoritative resources of in-copyright scores to support teaching and research in classical music. This multivolume series contains more than 53,000 titles and 1.3 million printable pages of the most important scores in classical music, ranging from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. More than 4,600 composers are included, from the traditionally studied composers such as Mozart and Tchaikovsky to contemporary artists including Kaija, Saariaho, Peter Maxwell-Davies, and John Tavener.

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Music Online: Listening Music Library Card Required.

The most comprehensive and highest quality streaming audio collection to support the teaching and research of music. This collection currently provides streaming access to over 10 million tracks and is growing as more content is added.

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Music Reference Collection Library Card Required.

This collection delivers some of the most acclaimed music text content from the world's best publishers spanning time periods, genres, cultural groups, and geographic regions, together in one place. The collection contains full-text reference books, artwork, biographies, songsheets, dictionaries, and encyclopedias.

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Muzzy Library Card Required.

Muzzy is the world's #1 language course enjoyed by families and language beginners of all ages. Muzzy is aimed at children from preschool to elementary school age and is great for individual learning, homeschooling, or even as a family activity. Languages include English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, and Russian.

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MyHeritage Library Edition Library Card Required.

Billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos, and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries. Content includes

  • More than 6 billion historical records from the United States, Europe, Latin America, and other regions.
  • The full USA federal census (1790 - 1940) with images.
  • Census of England and Wales (1891 - 1901) with images.
  • 2 billion exclusive family tree profiles from My Heritage and Geni.
  • 816 million US public records.
  • Hundreds of millions of European records.
  • More than 100 million gravestone photos.
  • Military records, immigration records, and passenger lists.
  • Citizenship and naturalization records.
  • Government, land, and court records.
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National Geographic Kids Library Card Required.

Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

New York Times – inside the library Magazines & Newspapers

Enjoy free and unlimited access to news stories, multimedia content, and special features from The New York Times digital subscription inside the library or on a mobile device connected to LVCCLD Wi-Fi. This access includes all New York Times content except for the crossword puzzle. Access is free, but first-time users will need to create a nytimes.com account. 

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New York Times – outside the library Magazines & Newspapers Library Card Required.

Enjoy The New York Times from the comfort of your home or on the go! Use this link for 72 hours of full off-site access to nytimes.com and The New York Times mobile app on iOS and Android. This includes direct access to all nytimes.com content, 1851 to present. Articles from 1923 to 1980 are limited to 5 articles per day. To activate your subscription, you will need to create a free nytimes.com account.

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Newspaper Source Plus Magazines & Newspapers Library Card Required.

Newspaper Source Plus provides full-text access to major newspapers like USA Today, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and Christian Science Monitor. Stay informed with News View, a feature that brings you critical news content with ongoing updates throughout the day. Popular sources include AP (Associated Press), CNN Wire, and PR Wire. News Views also includes more than 1.4 million television and radio news transcripts from top sources like CNN, National Public Radio, and PBS.

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Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers Library Card Required.

With digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities, researchers are able to research history in ways previously unavailable. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.

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Novelist K-8 Plus Library Card Required.

Novelist K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

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Novelist Plus Library Card Required.

Novelist Plus is the secret to finding your next great read. A trusted source of expert read-alike recommendations, it has recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages.

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OpenDissertations Library Card Required.

Access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations by American universities during that time period, the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities.

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Opposing Viewpoints Library Card Required.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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OverDrive Downloadable Audiobooks eBooks Library Card Required.

You can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, and more with Libby, by OverDrive. All you need to get started is an internet connection and your library card. This collection includes popular fiction, non-fiction, and technical titles.

Need some help getting started? Check out the OverDrive getting started guide.

OverDrive Magazines Magazines & Newspapers Library Card Required.

Enjoy popular magazines like The Economist, Cosmopolitan, The New Yorker, and more. Magazines are available in the Libby app on online with a web browser. These always-available magazines do not count against your OverDrive checkout limit. That means you can enjoy all of your favorite magazines without having to worry about exceeding your eBook or eAudiobook download limits! 


People Magazine Archive Magazines & Newspapers Library Card Required.

People Magazine Archives presents an extensive collection of the prominent, popular magazine dating from its very first issue in March 1974 through December 2000 in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format.

Peterson’s Test Prep Library Card Required.

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International Tools
Prepare for TOEFL iBT, TOEFL PBT, and US Citizenship tests with quick access to ebooks and online practice tests.

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PressBooks Library Card Required.

PressBooks is an easy-to-use digital self-publishing tool that allows you to create professional-quality ebooks and print-ready files.

PressReader Magazines & Newspapers Library Card Required.

Read more than 2,000 newspapers and 1,000 magazines from around the world. Enjoy titles from 100 countries in 60 languages including the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Newsweek, and L.A. Times. 

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Primary Search Library Card Required.

Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, this database contains full text for popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries, and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, such as endangered species, famous musicians, fitness, and space exploration.

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Public Library Video Online: Premium Library Card Required.

Get unlimited access to almost 50,000 curated streaming videos including documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, and adult and life-long learning content. Many disciplines and subject areas are included like science, education, history, and more! The collection represents content from leading distributors such as CNN, BBC, Bloomberg, and The Wall Street Journal.

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Qello Concerts Music Library Card Required.

Qello Concerts is the world's largest collection of of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand to almost any digital device. Unlimited access is available with a 7-day pass. Find Qello in the Libby app under the Extras section.

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Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) Library Card Required.

The leading source for business and residential data in the United States, Reference Solutions has over 356 million detailed historical, current, and new US business records. Also available are Canadian business and healthcare records. Find detailed company information including

  • company name
  • address
  • phone
  • executive contact name and title
  • employee size
  • sales volume
  • SIC and NAICS codes
  • credit ratings
  • business type
  • location type
  • news information
  • Form 10-K's

With over 45 customized search options, downloading, and printing capabilities, you can create lists for marketing, building a business plan, discover career opportunities, perform research, and much more.

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Rosetta Stone Library Card Required.

An online language learning service that includes 30 languages and offers over 50 hours of foundational immersion instruction at every language level. Rosetta Stone provides core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and focuses on activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, and punctuation.

If you would like to use the Rosetta Stone mobile app, you must create your account online first before logging in to the app. Once you have created your Rosetta Stone account, you may log in to the Rosetta Stone app directly by following the step-by-step instructions below.

  • Open the Rosetta Stone app on your device
  • Tap Sign In
  • Tap Work or School
  • Enter your:
    • Username & password
    • Workspace: S9142127
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School Reading Lists

Many of the schools in the library’s service area offer the Accelerated Reader program. Students earn points at school by reading from a list of pre-selected books, and then taking tests about the books.

With ReadtheBooks, you can sort and search your school's list, then click the Check the Catalog button to find and reserve a copy in the library catalog.

Science Library Card Required.

Science is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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Science Reference Center Library Card Required.

A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics include

  • biology
  • chemistry
  • earth and space science
  • environmental science
  • health and medicine
  • history of science
  • life science
  • physics
  • science and society
  • science as inquiry
  • scientists
  • technology
  • wildlife
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ScienceFlix Library Card Required.

Offering more than 50 complete units of study with over 8,000 science-related assets in a variety of media, ScienceFlix provides students with a better understanding of science concepts and ideas through hands-on projects, videos, multiple text types, interactive features and more.

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SIRS Issue Researcher Library Card Required.

SIRS Knowledge Source provides relevant, credible information on social issues, science, history, government, and the arts and humanities.

SizeUp Small Business Insights

Research topics related to planning, starting, managing, and growing a business. Get insights on industry competition, potential customer base, local analytics and more. Data included covers Clark County, Washington County, and Mohave County.
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