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 us.
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
Middle School Explora has the same sources as the Elementary edition but with more areas of studies all at the middle school level.
High School Explora has resources for current issues, government, and finance, as well as history.
Consumer Health allows you to search for drug & herb information, fact sheets and pamphlets on illnesses and diseases and a lot more.
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.
an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources.
Designed for middle school libraries, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.
This resource provides full-text scholarly content for major college courses. Designed specifically for academic institutions, this database provides full-text and peer-reviewed journals essential for undergraduate and graduate studies.
An upgrade from Masterfile Premier, “Complete” offers full text for an additional 700 journals and magazines, over 400 additional reference books, and over 70,000 videos from the Associated Press.
provides a full-text digital collection of the world's major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.
This is a new database for this year, which includes over 150 multidisciplinary reference books, over 50 general interest magazines, more than 2,500 health reports, and over 1 million images with captions in Spanish.
This free historical archive is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750 from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750.
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(includes Regional Business News) - This database provides full-text coverage of top business, management and economics journals and periodicals. These valuable publications cover topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales and more.