Covers themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.
Reaches back nearly 5,000 years to chronicle the rise and fall of cultures and societies across all continents and eras. Includes rare primary sources and reliable references.
Provides access to approximately 1.7 million pages (over 28 million articles) of primary source newspaper content from the 19th-century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. (This database is supported by the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society.)
Contains full text for more than 2,000 journals, including more than 1,550 peer-reviewed titles. This multi-disciplinary database covers virtually every area of academic study.
Whether you are going back to school, switching jobs or just want to brush up on an academic skill, the Adult Learning Center will help you achieve your goals. It offers live tutoring, skills building, writing lab and test center, such as GED and US Citizenship.
Search a number of databases covering a variety of topics.
AllData (All Data) provides current and comprehensive automotive repair information including engine-specific diagnostic and repair procedures, electrical diagrams, maintenance schedules and more. This database requires IE, Firefox, or Opera.
Introduces students to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options.
Includes the complete electronic editions of more than 2,000 U.S. newspapers and news video clips including The Gazette.
Includes current, comprehensive statistical information on top-rated U.S. cities.
Designed to provide current, concise statistical profiles of top U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 99,999.
Research family history in the New England area using hundreds of databases of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, the oldest genealogical society in the United States.
Offers comprehensive and wide-ranging research options on this compelling era of American history.
Covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999.
Covers 21st-century events and social history beginning in 2000 and ending in 2009.
Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century.
Examines the effect of World War II on people living in America.
Supplies in-depth information about the American Revolution that students and researchers need for class assignments and reports.
ProQuest has partnered with MyFamily.com to create Ancestry Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today with unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom.
Examines the ancient civilizations of Iraq, Egypt, India, China, Central America and other regions.
Profiles milestones and movements in the arts, literature, music and religion.
AtoZ Maps Online is a comprehensive collection of downloadable maps including more than 100,000 royalty-free maps designed for non-commercial use by students, teachers, and library patrons.
Featuring original equipment manufacturers content from MOTOR. The product includes service and repair procedures, wiring diagrams, technical service bulletins and recalls, maintenance schedules, specifications, diagnostic trouble codes, labor estimates, parts pricing, and component locations – everything needed to keep your vehicle running smoothly.
Biographies of contemporary and historical figures.
Examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans. Includes a collection of actual business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses throughout North America.
Provides full text for nearly 1,100 business publications, including full text for nearly 500 peer-reviewed business publications with some titles dating back to 1985. Download the EBSCO App for iOS and Android!
Presents easy to understand information about the inner workings of the federal government.
In-depth, current, and accurate information on 112 known chemical elements.
Coverage: 1996 - current
A compilation of current information on cultural, geographic, and political conditions in 193 countries and their cities covering six continents, based on the Department of State's Post Reports.
Covers the Cold War period between the Western powers and the Communist bloc - from the end of World War II through 1989.
Provides students with comprehensive information on the Colonial American period.
Provides training, technical assistance and consultation to nonprofits and community-based organizations in Colorado and across the country.
A comprehensive full-text resource for consumer-oriented health content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
Find product reviews and ratings on thousands of products. Click on the full-text link to search.
This book examines how PTSD affects individuals and families and empowers youth to cope with the PTSD of a parent. It explores root causes and provides tools for mitigating the sometimes-considerable stress of having a parent with PTSD, including personal and family therapy.
Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others.
Packed with insights from neuroscience and psychology, real-life case studies, and a dose of humor, this book sheds light on the teen brain and offers a wealth of resiliency-boosting strategies.
Examines the core aspects of criminal justice. Essays focus on types of crimes, apprehension of wrongdoers, criminal trials, and types of punishment.
Includes over 200 reports on countries and cultures and state reports outlining the diversity and history of each U.S. state and the District of Columbia. Designed for upper elementary-aged children.
Learn by doing, not just watching training videos. Take interactive classes and earn certificates for training in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); Google apps (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Google Classroom); email systems (Outlook, Gmail); virtual platforms (Google Meet, Skype, Teams, Zoom) and much more. New users need to create an account.
Data Axle contains information on 44 Million Businesses, 4.1 New Businesses, and 148 Million Residents
Data Axle now includes lifestyle and consumer data on over 60 market segments to help identify new market opportunities.
Data Axle also includes 2.5 million job and internship postings.
Sign up for an online book club. Each day, Monday through Friday, you will be emailed a portion of a book that takes about five minutes to read. If you like the book, you can put it on hold to read in its entirety.
Delivers the data you need to make sound business decisions. With Demographics Now you can analyze the demographic and market potential of any geography in the U.S. Includes mapping.
Serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history.
Contains images depicting Colorado Springs, the Pikes Peak region, Colorado, the Rocky Mountain West and the Southwest. Images "born digital" increasingly are being added to the collections.
Provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the regions of the American continents.
Presents current, unbiased information on alternative and complementary medical practices.
A three-volume survey of clothing, costume and fashion, presented through 640 essays, arranged alphabetically.
A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society.
Provides detailed studies of tribes from all over the United States and Canada, including small tribes and some that no longer exist.
Includes more than 2,700 signed essays ranging from 500 to 2,500 words, written by subject experts and edited to form a consistent, readable, and straightforward reference.
Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life.
Considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology.
Provides a framework for understanding the origin and evolution of the solar system, historical discoveries, and details about planetary bodies and how they interact.
An introduction for students into the topic of weather and natural disasters for students.
Entry topics include gods and goddesses; heroes and other key characters; motifs and global themes; major myths; and national or cultural mythologies.
Color photographs and maps illustrate the many species threatened by extinction.
Offers a wealth of information at a lower reading level, in a bright, engaging package. This ebook helps more students grasp the controversies of our increasingly complex world.
Comprehensive Coverage for Environmental Studies including agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.
Designed for elementary school students, students can look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.
Find articles and facts from the world’s leading magazines and reference books in one search.
Designed for high school students, students can look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.
Discover your family history through the vast resources of the world’s largest genealogical library.
Provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the present day.
Includes collections of over 2 billion historical records from around the world, including US censuses from as far back as 1790, 1 billion records from the British Isles, the largest collection of Irish records anywhere online, and US military records from the Revolutionary War up to World War II. In addition, you’ll be able to explore millions of newspaper pages from as long ago as 1710.
Fold3 Library Edition provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served from millions of records from world-class archives
Trying to search for grants from home? You can access Candid’s Foundation Directory Online Essential through the Robert Hilbert Nonprofit Resource Center. Candid is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust.
Candid is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust. Access Foundation Directory Online's Professional database to research funders, grants, grant recipients, and organizations.
Contains historical overviews, biographical entries, and primary source material on the French and Indian War.
Comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more.
Step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit.
Includes Encyclopedia of Associations (National, International, Regional, State and Local)
Gale In Context: Elementary, formerly Kids InfoBits, gradually lets elementary school children gain comfort with research by delivering age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of subjects taught in the classroom like animals, arts and music, social studies, and more.
Searches our entire collection of Gale eBooks on a variety of subjects, including history, science, government, and more.
This encyclopedia covers LGBTQ topics in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East, as well as North America, and takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, using film, literature, human rights, politics, landmark legislation, activism, the arts, language, sports, and historical events as points of entry into the content.
Foundation Grants to Individuals includes profiles of 10,000 grantmakers with details on funders that provide scholarships, fellowships, grants, and a wide range of financial support to individuals.
Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment from scholarly and general-interest titles. Includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.
This ebook offers broad, comprehensive coverage of the animal kingdom, ranging from the simple -- sponges and corals -- to the complex -- mammals.
In this book, readers discover the consequences of bullying both as a target and as a bystander. They also consider ways to intervene in a bullying situation, how to seek adult help, and how to be empowered and recover from bullying.
In this book, readers learn how they can identify and help a friend who is suffering from depression. Written in a compassionate tone, this guide separates out fact from fiction.
In this book, readers learn how to spot the warning signs of an abusive relationship, how to be supportive of a friend who needs help, and what kind of resources are available to both the helper and the victim.
In this book, readers learn the signs of abuse for various drugs, along with reasons for abuse, how to confront the friend, and how to encourage treatment. This title teaches an important and especially relevant lesson: drug recovery lasts a lifetime but addiction doesn’t have to.
In this book, readers learn how to help a friend who is abusing alcohol. It arms them with facts about alcohol, how it affects the teen mind and body, how to look for signs of a problem, and how to bring others on board to help.
In this book, readers learn how the pressures of school, dating, and athletics contribute to body image issues and why teens are vulnerable. It explores eating disorders that people commonly have and how they are treated.
Live homework help and skills building from expert tutors in math, science, social studies and English plus writing and reading assistance. Designed for grades K - Adults. Tutors available online Monday - Sunday from 2 - 11 p.m.
HeritageQuest combines digital, searchable images from the Ancestry.com federal census records database, city directories, local histories, genealogical publications, full sets of Revolutionary War pension records, Freedman's Bank records, PERSI and the U.S. Serial Set.
Searches all Gale eBooks pertaining to history.
Features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books; full text for 200+ history periodicals; nearly 57,000 historical documents and much more.
Covers the ideas and social turmoil that marked the Industrial Revolution as well as the machines, manufacturing processes and energy sources that spurred it on.
Get LIVE job coaching, resume assistance and more. Assistance available online Monday - Sunday from 2 - 11 p.m.
Provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide.
Provides information on Canada's provinces and territories.
Presents profiles of the 31 states and the Distrito Federal (federal district) of Mexico.
Presents profiles of 194 countries of the world.
Presents profiles of the 50 states of the nation, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. dependencies.
Offers in-depth information on world holidays.
Covers the Korean War by exploring the major topics and events related to the period.
Provides access to thousands of customizable online legal documents that are designed for Colorado residents.
Contains hundreds of full-text publications including reference books provided by Nolo and thousands of legal forms. Search over 12,800 state-specific legal forms.
This database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting of nearly 400 journals, including key library and information science periodicals, and full-text coverage of over 160 journals.
Formerly Lynda.com, LinkedIn Learning offers online video tutorials to help you learn software, creative, and business skills.
Includes biographical information on 122,000 authors and literary criticism on their works.
PPLD's Local Music Project features music and information about musicians and music ensembles whose original work has a definitive local connection, being composed, performed, produced, and/or recorded in the Pikes Peak Region.
Coverage: 1996 - current
Learn a new language! Choose from 70 languages, including 21 English as a Second Language (ESL) options.
Provides full text for over 460 general interest and current events magazines.
Provides full text for more than 1,700 periodicals and 500 reference books with coverage dating as far back as 1975 and covering virtually every subject area of general interest. Download the EBSCO App for iOS and Android!
Covers the period from the U.S. annexation of Texas to the Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo (1848).
PPLD's periodical microfilm holdings.
Covers the Middle Ages and helps students find causal links in historical events.
Provides full text for over 120 magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and jr. high school students.
Provides analysts’ independent opinion on 1,700 stocks, 2,200 mutual funds, and 300 exchange rated funds plus accurate, up-to-date data on 35,000 stocks and funds, along with industry and market data.
Diverse genealogy databases providing access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.
Coverage: 1980 - current
Contains tens of millions of historical newspaper pages from 1759 to present. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date.
Covers 143 U.S. and international newspapers.
Email reading lists.
Northstar Digital Literacy uses self-directed learning modules and assessments to help you learn the basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online for daily life and employment. Verify your skills and earn certificates and digital badges in areas like Essential Computer Skills, Essential Software Skills, and Using Technology in Daily Life. New users need to create an account.
Search fiction and nonfiction titles for children and teens for read-alikes, series, genres, authors and subjects and browse lists of award winning titles
Search fiction and nonfiction titles for read-alikes, series, genres, authors and subjects and browse lists of award winning titles
Social issues database of current event topics - the facts as well as the arguments of each topic’s proponents and detractors.
Practice tests to help prepare for higher education and the working world plus information on private high schools, undergraduate and graduate programs and executive education programs, searchable by location, major, tuition, sports. Includes scholarship information.
Contains citations and links to full text of: news articles and obituaries from the Colorado Springs Gazette and other area newspaper titles, 1872-present; the Colorado Springs Death Registers, 1872-1920; Colorado Springs church records, ca. 1873-1942; the Colorado Veterans Graves Registration, 1870-1950; and other resources.
Contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue, helping students develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
PPLD's Digital Collections features historic photographs, pamphlets, manuscripts, maps, oral histories, films and more that highlight the rich history of the Pikes Peak area. The materials come from the Special Collections of the Pikes Peak Library District, housed in the 1905 Carnegie Library in downtown Colorado Springs.
Covers children's magazines and pamphlets designed for the elementary school student.
Covers topics on emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Includes full text for more than 560 journals.
A full-text newswire database that incorporates business wires from all over the world.
Brings the people and the events of the Renaissance and Reformation to life.
Resume maker. Write resumes, learn interview tips and search millions of job openings from one location.
Provides sources of scholarships, fellowships, loans, internships, work study, and other education-related financial aid.
Illustrates the importance of scientific and mathematical principles through their use in everyday life.
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 732+ science encyclopedias and reference books, 195 periodicals, 519 science videos and other sources.
Chronicles and illustrates the important period between 1783-1815 when America forged its place at home and on the international stage.
Provides facts about sleep and sleep requirements for teens. Explains the biological processes involved in sleep and discusses circadian rhythms, dreaming, sleep hygiene, and sleep disorders, including insomnia, delayed sleep phase syndrome, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs syndrome, sleep walking, and enuresis (bedwetting). Covers sleep deprivation, explaining the physical and mental consequences of inadequate sleep.
Provides users with detailed repair guides for all manner of small engines.
Covers the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, including addiction studies, ethics, public welfare, urban studies and more.
Covers the underlying causes of the Spanish American war, the battles, and the resolution of the conflict with the signing of the Treaty of Paris.
This title examines how self-injury affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to put an end to self-injury, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.
Covers everything from the First Crusade (1095-99) through the Ninth Crusade (1271-72).
Colorado Springs’ daily newspaper from April 2, 1988 to current.
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. Download the EBSCO App for iOS and Android!
This book provides students with an understanding of the transgender experience, starting with evidence and treatment of transgender people throughout history, challenges related to coming out as transgender, dealing with gender dysphoria, questions related to transitioning, and a discussion of rights and legal issues, with a variety of perspectives represented.
U.S. Major Dailies provides access to The New York Times, Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune. The current day’s content is available by 8 a.m. each day.
Comprehensive investment survey for over 7000 stocks and 20,000 mutual funds. Includes Historical Archive Reports for the Value Line Investment Survey 1,700 companies for more than 10 years.
Covers the Vietnam War from every angle.
Coverage: 1984 - current
Covers the War in the Persian Gulf.
Covers the War of 1812 by providing a detailed overview of an often overlooked war.
Coverage: 1987 - current
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Dedicated to events, people and insightful primary sources that present an objective yet entertaining look at frontier life.
Covers the history of witchcraft in the United States from the hysteria that facilitated the witch hunts during the colonial period to modern day followers of Wicca
Provides comprehensive coverage of the World War I period.
Provides comprehensive coverage of the World War II period.
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