What is a database?
A database is a collection of information that is search-able
through specific keywords. Databases are compiled from
magazine, newspaper academic journals, and more articles.
Why do I need to use a database
If you are writing a paper for school or work you most likely
need reference to avoid plagiarism, give credit to ideas used by
other authors, and to have the correct facts.
How do I pick the right database?
EBSCO is our main database however, EBSCO has made
it possible to search by age groups, specialized fields or a
How do I search the database?
You will need your library card number
I need more help
You can call the library and talk to a staff member at
775-372-5340 or email or try the chat box.
Explora is a source of encyclopedia, magazines, videos, and books in a wide range of subjects like geography, math,, biographies, science and healt, and more
ABC-CLIO is a database that provides information on the American Government
Middle School Explora has the same sources as the Elementary edition but with more areas of studies all at the middle school level.
Consumer Health allows you to search for drug & herb information, fact sheets and pamphlets on illnesses and diseases and a lot more.
High School Explora has resources for current issues, government, and finance, as well as history.
World Book is an encyclopedia for students.
Explora for public libraries has a wide range of information and sources
Learning Express has an adult learning center, college prep center, career center and more.
The Science Reference Center is all about science and scientists.
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