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Demographics Now

Search business and residential information, including detailed demographic data on more than 23 million businesses and 206 million consumers. Also search for dentists and physicians in your area.

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Grande Prairie Library provides you with free access to full-text articles from thousands of magazines, journals, reference books, and multimedia sources. You will need your Grande Prairie library card barcode to access these databases from outside the library.


| Biography | Books and Literature | Business and Legal Forms | General Research and Magazines | Health and Science | History and Genealogy | Hobbies and Home Improvement | Homework and Help for Students | Newspapers | Additional Topics |


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Learning Express

Your source for professional practice exams, test preparation materials, tutorials, and computer classes. You must register for a free individual account to access these materials.

 

Mango Languages

Learn foreign languages, and English for non-native speakers.

 

ALLDATA Auto Repair

Provides the industry's best automotive diagnostic and repair information for most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. No access available outside the Library.

 

General Onefile

A comprehensive periodical resource that covers more than 11,000 titles and backfile coverage from 1980 — from mainstream to specialized sources — for every popular, business and professional topic.

 

World Book Web

Designed to meet the homework and research needs of primary and secondary school students. Includes science fair project ideas and guides to doing research.

 

Biography:

 

Biography Resource Center

Full-text biographies on notable figures in literature, science, history, government, business, art, gender and multicultural studies, religion, entertainment, and sports.

 

Books and Literature:

 

Literature Resource Center

Author biographies, full-text critical essays and reviews, work overviews, journal articles, and interviews.

 

Novelist Plus

Your complete readers' resource with information on over 250,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles included, plus feature content including lists of award-winning books, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Recommended Reads.

 

Books and Authors

Helps you answer the question "What do I read next?".

 

Business and Legal Forms:

 

 

Business and Company Resource Center

Provides access to a wide variety of global business information including competitive intelligence, career and investment opportunities, business rankings, and company histories.

 

Gale Legal Forms

Find personal and business related legal forms to download.

 

Small Business Resource Center

Find the best information on starting and maintaining a successful small business, from conducting industry research to financial planning, to marketing a product and franchising a business.

 

Demographics Now

Search business and residential information, including detailed demographic data on more than 23 million businesses and 206 million consumers.


General Research and Magazines:

 

Academic Onefile

Indexes over 10,000 academic journals aimed at researchers, graduate students, university and community college students

 

OCLC Firstsearch

Search for magazine and journal articles and book titles in this nationwide collection of databases.  Please ask at the Adult Services Reference Desk for the authorization code and password you'll need.

 

General Onefile

A comprehensive periodical resource that covers more than 11,000 titles and backfile coverage from 1980 — from mainstream to specialized sources — for every popular, business and professional topic.

 

Student Resource Center

Content based on national curriculum standards. Covering the major subject areas, including history, literature, science, social studies and more.

 

Health and Science:

 

Health and Wellness

Includes health and medical journals and pamphlets, articles from 2,200 general-interest publications, a broad collection of Gale reference titles, and drug guides.

 

History and Genealogy:

 

AHeritage Quest

Your resource for census data, family records and local histories.  This collection assembles every extant U.S. federal census, banking and military records, genealogies, local histories, and primary source materials.

 

Ancestry

Comprehensive genealogy coverage of the U.S. and the U.K. including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records.  Please note:  This resource is only available from public computers at the Grande Prairie Library.  No remote access.

 

Hobbies and Home Improvement:

 

ALLDATA Auto Repair

Provides the industry's best automotive diagnostic and repair information for most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. No access available outside the Library.

 

Homework and Help for Students:

 

AtoZ the USA: A to Z information for U.S. States and Territories.

 

Newspapers:

 

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Comprehensive coverage back to 1985 is available for the Chicago Tribune through ProQuest.

 

Other Specialized Databases:

 

Learning Express

Your source for professional practice exams, test preparation materials, tutorials, and computer classes. You must register for a free individual account to access these materials.

 

Record Information Services

Search through Chicagoland public records including real estate transactions, mortgages, foreclosures, and more.  Search by name, city, zip code and more.

If you would like to use Record Information Service from outside the library, please Click Here.

 

Mango Languages

Learn foreign languages, and English for non-native speakers.

 

MyGovernment

Locate, research and contact your elected officials - federal state and local.

 

Cypress Resume

Create professional-quality resumes.




 

 

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