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Academic Search Premier

This scholarly resource contains a searchable and browsable subject index, and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals, with full text for more than 4,700 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for more than 100 journals, and searchable, cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

AR BookFinder

Searching for Accelerated Reader books with corresponding quizzes is easy with Accelerated Reader BookFinder. Search in English or Spanish using criteria, such as ATOS book level or a Lexile™ measure, interest level, title, author, fiction/nonfiction, subject, award-winners, state lists, CCSS Exemplars, and more. This resource includes more than 180,000 Accelerated Reader quizzes to assess reading comprehension.

Auto Repair Source

Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, and service bulletins and recalls.

Biography Reference Center

This resource provides thousands of unique and reliable full-text biographies, including the complete full text of Biography and Biography Today. In addition to keyword search, users can locate biographies by subject occupation, activity, nationality, gender, birthplace and more.

Brainfuse

Interact with live tutors in one-on-one, online sessions for students in grades K-12 and college through Brainfuse Homework HelpNow. It features assistance for specific subjects, an interactive writing lab, and test preparation for exams, like the ACT, SAT, PSAT, and various AP subjects. Live tutors are available seven days a week from 2 to 11 p.m. MST. Support is available in Spanish. 

Business Source Premier

This is the industry's most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,100 journals. Business Source Premier provides coverage across all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance, and more.

Consumer Health Complete

The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, CHC is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine.

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is the world's largest nonprofit product-testing organization, providing product ratings and reviews, in-depth advice, tips, and trends written by Consumer Reports experts. Whether you’re looking to find the best deal on an LCD TV or researching the top-recommended used vehicles, Consumer Reports enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions.

Creativebug

Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes ranging from drawing and painting, to cake decorating, knitting, and much more. Watch classes anytime, anywhere. Since the classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace.

Environment Complete

Environment Complete is a leading full-text database for environmental studies. It provides hundreds of top environment journals covering ecosystem ecology, energy, environmental policy, sustainability and other related subjects.

Ethnic Diversity Source

This full-text database is a dedicated resource covering the culture, traditions, social treatment and lived experiences of different ethnic groups in America. It provides full text from a growing list of sources including peer-reviewed journals, magazines, e-books, biographies and primary source documents.

Explora High School

An easy-to-use interface for high school students, Explora offers articles, essays, videos, and primary source documents; simple and effective searching; easy-to-browse categories arranged by popular subjects; and topic overviews that provide a starting point for research.

Explora Middle School

An easy-to-use interface for middle school students, Explora offers articles, essays, videos, and primary source documents; simple and effective searching; easy-to-browse categories arranged by popular subjects; and topic overviews that provide a starting point for research.

Fold3

Fold3 offers convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. The records at Fold3 will help you discover and share stories about these everyday heroes, forgotten soldiers, and the families that supported them.

GreenFILE

GreenFile contains in depth information on all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides a searchable and browsable subject index and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.

History Reference Center

History Reference Center is the world's most comprehensive full-text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, community colleges, and undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Got a hobby you’d like to nurture? Looking for a new activity to pass the time? Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center, contains thousands of articles from top hobby and craft magazines and books, as well as recipes, “how-to” videos, and hobby profiles.

Home Improvement Reference Center

Looking to install a new door, fix a leaky faucet, or spruce up your garden? You’ve come to the right place! Home Improvement Reference Center contains thousands of articles from leading home improvement magazines and reference books, plus a collection of home repair images not found anywhere else online.

Legal Information Reference Center

This database contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center is a rich full-text literary database covering all genres and time periods. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems. 

Mango Languages

Mango is an online language learning system that teaches practical conversation skills for a wide variety of popular languages. With everyday dialog from native speakers, engaging interactive lessons, and a unique intuitive teaching style, Mango increases your ability to use, adapt, and build on what you learn.

MAS Ultra School Edition

This comprehensive database contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for 85,670 biographies and more than 107,000 primary source documents.

MasterFile Premier

MasterFile Premier contains full-text articles for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, more than 107,000 primary source documents, and an image collection of more than 592,000 photos, maps, and flags.

Middle Search Plus

This database contains full-text articles for more than 150 popular middle school magazines. All articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains primary source documents and thousands of relevant photos, maps, and flags.

My Heritage Library Edition

MyHeritage Library Edition is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind. It contains billions of historical records from all over the world to support family history research.

Newspaper Source

This database provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national and international newspapers, including the Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, and more. In addition, full-text television and radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, and NPR.

Newspapers.com Library Edition

Newspapers.com Library Edition is an extensive database that provides online access to 4,000+ historical newspapers. Dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s, Newspapers.com Library Edition contains full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional, and state titles, as well as small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.

Niche Academy

Niche Academy provides video tutorials for popular library services such as, Libby, Hoopla, and Ancestry, and also includes general tutorials on Gmail, Microsoft Office, Instagram, Google Docs, and many more.

NoveList

NoveList is your personal guide to deciding what to read next. Search or browse by author, title, series, or plot to find recommendations and suggested read-a-likes. In addition to the reviews of more than 200,000+ fiction titles, you’ll also find lists of award-winning books, discussion guides, and recommended reads.

NoveList K-8

NoveList K-8 is designed especially for younger readers with reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for kids in grades K-8. 

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center is designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database covers more than 290 topics, each with an overview (objective background / description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. The database also offers guides to debate, developing arguments, and writing position papers.

Primary Search

This database contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Also provided are the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and thousands of relevant photos, maps, and flags.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database offering full-text coverage for nearly 560 journals. It covers information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA)

Reference Solutions provides searchable access to addresses, telephone numbers, SIC codes, number of employees, sales volume data, and other information for millions of public and private United States and Canadian businesses. Residential phone and address information is included in the residential portion of the database. Filter searches by proximity and put your results on a map for easy visualization and navigation.

Regional Business News

This database provides comprehensive full-text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Religion & Philosophy Collection

Religion & Philosophy Collection is an essential full-text database for theology and philosophy research. It includes hundreds of full-text journals and magazines covering many religious and philosophical topics, including world religions, religious history, political philosophy and philosophy of language.

Science Reference Center

SRC is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student's science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Science Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.

SizeUp Windsor Economic Development

SizeUp is a free, robust business analytics tool designed to support small and medium-sized businesses in a variety of stages, from the entrepreneur looking to start their first business to a seasoned business owner looking to expand their customer base.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, Small Engine Repair Reference Center provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. There are more than 450 full-text reference books with original photos and illustrations that guide the user through every job.

The New York Times

Clearview Library District patrons can now enjoy digital content from the New York Times on their home computer, laptop, phone, or tablet.   

Access within the library from library computers or WiFi:

  1. Go to New York Times.
  2. Create an account. Click “Log In” and then “Sign Up” to create an account with your email address, or log in if you have already have an account. Do not use the Subscribe button.

Remote or offsite access:

  1. Open a web browser and navigate to the library's Research page:
  2. Receive your access code for 24 hours.
  3. Click “Redeem” to get 24 hours of continuous access.
  4. Click "Log in" and then "Sign Up" to register with your email address, or click on “log in here” if you have an account.

Windsor Beacon

This database provides searchable access to digitized issues of the Windsor Beacon that were previously only available on microfilm. The issues — 1908 - 1909, 1935 - June 1973, May 1977 - April 1982 — are accessible from any computer at the library. You must be in the library to access this database.