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Academic OneFile
    Search for articles. Academic Onefile includes full-text and abstracts of scholarly, trade, and general-interest periodicals covering topics in the areas of current events, general sciences and technology, social sciences, arts, and humanities.

AtoZ the USA
    AtoZ the USA is a encyclopedia of the U.S. states and territories. It covers more than 100 topics for each state, including maps, demographics, crime statistics, weather and climate, education and government and politics. Each state’s history, flag and official symbols are also included.

Ancestry Library (In-library use only; all locations)
    Genealogy research. Find your family in a variety of records, including census, birth, marriage, & death.

Basic ESL – Learn English Online
    Learn English online.

Biography in Context
    Provides biographical information on more than 335,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines.

Books & Authors
    Books & Authors Books & Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Combining over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner and librarian's favorites lists, Books & Authors helps bring readers and literature together. Through the use of expertly written and arranged content and a dynamic, cutting edge user interface, Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.

Business Plans Handbook eBooks
    A collection of business plan eBooks.

Career Transitions
    Resume and cover letter assistance along with tips and advice for managing and renewing your career. Prepare for job interviews with an interview simulator and gain insight into your career interests, paths, and prospects for a new career.

Chilton Library
    Auto Repair Reference.

Countries & Cultures eBooks
    A collection of ebooks on countries and cultures.

FDsys Federal Digital System
    FDsys provides free online access to official Federal Government publications.

    Freegal is a music download service, offered to Mesa Public Library Cardholders, for free! Using your library card and PIN number, you can download five songs a week to your computer, and then add them to your personal music player. It’s fast, it’s easy, and it’s FREE!

Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Genealogy Connect
    Connect with your past and discover your family's history with this genealogy collection from the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

General OneFile
    A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

Global Issues in Context
    Find research articles with international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.

Global Road Warrior
    The ultimate guide to the world Traveling abroad - Research a country before you visit.

Greater Phoenix Digital Library
    Download audiobooks, movies & other digital media from home!

Grzimek's Animal Life Encylopedia
    Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia is a comprehensive animal reference encyclopedia.

Health & Medicine eBooks
    A collection of health & medicine eBooks.

    Genealogy research from historical records.

History eBooks
    A collection of U.S. & world history eBooks.

    Stream movies,TV shows,audiobooks, music and more.

InfoTrac Newsstand
    Search for articles from a variety of national, international, state and local newspapers.

Jobs & Career eBooks
    A collection of jobs & career eBooks including information on aptitude testing, interviewing and career & industry profiles.

Kids InfoBits
    Research articles on a variety of subjects, age appropriate for students in kindergarten to 5th grade.

Learning Express Library
    The Learning Express Library offers a comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career guidance resources.

Legal Forms
    Access to Arizona and federal legal forms.

Literature Criticism
    Search for Literary Criticism by author or title.

Literature Resource Center
    Features information on literary figures from all time periods in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, and journalism. is a web-based video subscription service that provides courses for learning the latest commercial software, creative and business skills.

    MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institute of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations to help you answer health questions.

Mitchell-On-Demand (In-library use; at Main Library only)
    ProDemand™ provides full OEM repair, estimating, maintenance, and real-world experience-based information in one easy-to-use product built to help auto service professionals work faster and more accurately. You’ll spend less time in front of a computer and more time doing what you do best – fixing cars and providing great service to your customers.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
    Morningstar Investment Research Center is an all-inclusive investment research database designed specifically for libraries. It features data and analysis on over 10,500 international and domestic stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and more than 800 exchange traded funds.

MVD Practice Tests
    Start Your FREE 2015 AZ DMV Permit Practice Test Now.

NoveList Plus
    Reading recommendations for fiction and non-fiction

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    An online library of current event topics--facts and arguments for and against each topic. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

Powerspeak Languages
    Learn Spanish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese, and Korean. There are also ESL lessons for Spanish and Mandarin speakers.

rb digital
    Access to thousands of digital audiobooks, including exclusive content from Recorded Books, as well as titles from all major publishers.

rb digital Magazines
    Unlimited access to more than 350 English and Spanish language magazines you can dowload to your PC or compatible portable device.

    ReferenceUSA is the leading provider in business and consumer research! Offering a full-service platform, ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.

Religion & Mythology Studies eBooks
    A collection of religion eBooks including information on ancient mythology and witchcraft.

Rocket Languages
    Extensive range of products allows you to learn a language on your own terms and in your own time.

Science eBooks
    A collection of science eBooks including information on the environment and weather.

Science in Context
    Find research articles about various science topics.

Student Resources in Context
    Students can find research articles on various subjects.

Testing and Education Resource Center
    Provides GED and other school/professional exam prep resources, plus in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards,resume help and more.

Travel Collection eBooks
    A collection of travel eBooks.

Tumblebooks Library
    Tumble Books are online animated picture books that are read aloud to your child in both English and Spanish.

Tumblebook Cloud
    Tumblebook Cloud is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! All books are available with unlimited access, all the time, from any device with an internet connection.

U.S. History in Context
    Find research articles on people, events and topics in US history.

World History in Context
    Find research articles on people, events and topics in world history.

World Book
    World Book Online is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related websites.

    See library holdings worldwide.

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