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Academic OneFile - Article Search
    Articles and abstracts from scholarly, trade and general-interest periodicals in current events, science, social science, art and the humanities.

Academic Search Premier (Login required - click here)
    A scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 6,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 11,200 journals and a total of more than 11,700 publications

Ancestry Library (In Library Use Only) - Genealogy Resources
    A broad genealogical collection providing coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom. The database includes census, church, court and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas.

Arizona Guide to Grants (In Library Use Only)
    A searchable directory of corporate and foundation resources for Arizona grantseekers. Gives current, detailed profiles of over 1,800 corporations and foundations with a history of making grants in Arizona. Includes contact listings, program descriptions, and grant priorities.

Arizona Republic 1999-Present (Login required - click here)
    Full text access to the Arizona Republic Newspaper from January 1999-Present.

Axis 360 - eBooks & eAudio (Login required - click here)
    This collection of about 5,000 titles and over 6,000 copies offers a diverse collection of the most popular titles and topics in both eBook and eAudio format. Visually appealing eBooks include: children's picture books, cookbooks, gardening, weddings, crafts, décor, art, etc. This includes both fiction and non-fiction bestsellers that have been unavailable in eBook format due to publisher restrictions. This will include authors such as James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nicholas Sparks and Sandra Brown.

AZCentral.com (In Library Use Only)
    Unlimited access to azcentral.com's content.

Biblioteca TumbleBook (Login required - click here)
    Una colección de libros animados para niños con actividades, juegos y rompecabezas.

Biography In Context
    Biographies on more than 325,000 people from throughout history and around the world.

Books & Authors - Reader Resources (Login required - click here)
    Expert book reviews, recommendations and author biographies.

Books24x7 - Business and Technical Online Books (Login required - click here)
    Books24x7 provides leading on demand business, technical and engineering content containing thousands of digitized "best in class" books, book summaries, research reports and best practices.

Britannica Online
    Access Encyclopedia Britannica online, as well as thousands of magazine articles, biographies, recommended websites, homework help and audio-visual content.

Business Insights - Business Directory
    Explore company profiles, industry profiles, product and brand information, financial reports, company rankings, histories and more.

Career Transitions - Job Help Resources
    Provides guidance and essential activities for job-seekers and those exploring career options.

Chilton's Car and Truck Repair - Auto & Truck Repair (Login required - click here)
    More than 45 years of information with step-by-step procedures, engine, chassis, electrical, drive train, routine maintenance, suspension work and more is made easier for mechanics of any experience level.

Comics Plus
    Check out and read comic books, manga and graphic novels instantly on your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Contemporary Authors - Reader Resources (Login required - click here)
    Access complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

CQ Electronic Library - Congressional Quarterly (Login required - click here)
    CQ Electronic Library provides online indexing and full text access to the files of CQ Weekly and CQ Researcher. Useful, expert, and unbiased analysis for researching American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs for students, citizens and professionals.

EBSCO MasterFILE Complete - Articles Database (Login required - click here)
    Index and abstracts to almost 3000 magazines covering a broad range of topics. Many are available in full-text, dating as far back as 1990. Includes an image database, the American Heritage Dictionary,access to full-text of Essential Documents of American History and Essential Historical Speeches, as well as full-text articles from Magill Book Reviews, covering classic literature and best sellers.

FastPencil For Libraries - Self Publishing Resource
    A Self-publishing platform for new or established authors to develop and edit works, along with the tools needed to publish the final result. FastPencil lets you make your eBook available to thousands of libraries worldwide on OneClickDigital.

Ferguson's - Career Guidance Center (Login required - click here)
    Detailed profiles of thousands of jobs and industries, valuable advice on career skills, and thousands of resource entries enable the searcher to learn about a wide variety of jobs, industries; scholarships, internships, and professional programs. Includes advice on applying for a job, acing an interview, behaving professionally in the work environment, and related topics, supplemented by dozens of sample resumes and cover letters created by professional career consultants, and a searchable archive of articles from current and past issues of Career opportunities news, a newsletter that provides timely information about colleges and the job market.

Foundation Directory (Burton Barr Central Library - In Library Use Only)


Freegal - eMusic (Login required - click here)
    Freegal is a music download and streaming service that offers access to the Sony Music catalog and their affiliated labels; more than 3 million songs. Each Phoenix Public Library card holder may download up to 5 songs per week in addition to streaming music up to 3 hours per day. Downloaded files do not expire.

Gale - Virtual Reference (Login required - click here)
    Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials can be accessed online from the library or remotely 24/7. Searches can be done by choosing a product or products or by simply searching all available items.

Genealogy Connect
    Includes hundreds of authoritative resources formerly available only in print or on CD-ROM, covering genealogy best practices, research methods, immigration, royal and noble ancestry and much more.

General OneFile - Article Search
    Search periodicals, newspapers, reference books and multi-media sources on the humanities, education, environmental issues, technology, health care, politics and more.

Global Issues In Context
    Features hundreds of country portals for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health and cultural issues.

Grants to Individuals (In Library Use Only)
    Online database of more than 6,500 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers.

Greater Phoenix Digital Library - eBooks & eAudio
    The Greater Phoenix Digital Library offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, eVideos and eMusic in formats compatible with most electronic devices. It is a wide-ranging collection of more than 90,000 titles that includes adult, teen and children's materials.

Health and Wellness Resource Center (Login required - click here)
    Offers access to authoritative health information, including full-text medical encyclopedias, health and medical journals, thousands of pamphlets, streaming videos, and health articles from more than 3,000 general interest publications covering health care, drug & herbal remedies, diet, and fitness topics. Includes helpful information for students, patients and those in the medical profession.

Heritage Quest - Genealogy Resources (Login required - click here)
    Genealogical information covering America since the late 1700s. Collections include census images from 1790 to 1930; 25,000 family and local history books; Revolutionary War records; Freedman's Bank Records; and the Periodical Source Index (PERSI) covering over 6,500 genealogical periodicals since 1800.

Hoopla - eAudio, eMusic & eVideo
    Start using hoopla digital today to borrow digital video, music and audiobooks with your library card. Gain access to thousands of titles – available for instant streaming or temporary download – to watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There’s no waiting to borrow and hoopla digital’s automatic return eliminates all late fees.

Hoover's Company Records (Login required - click here)
    Find up to date records on 44,000 major public and non-public U.S. and international companies and 225,000 key executives. Record may include: Fact sheet, overview, history, people, financials, products & operations, subsidiaries & affiliates, competitors.

IngentaConnect - Journal Index (Login required - click here)
    Index and abstracts to more than 20,000 interdisciplinary journals, dating as far back as 1988. Online ordering via credit card for journals not available at the Phoenix Public Library.

Kids InfoBits - Articles for Kids
    Thousands of age appropriate articles, eBooks and and images, designed for grades K-6.

LearningExpress Library 3.0 (Login required - click here)
    Online academic and career practice tests. Areas covered include SAT preparation courses, SAT practice exams, civil service, cosmetology, EMS, firefighter, GED, law enforcement, military, postal services, real estate, U.S. citizenship, and more. Test score report includes explanation of right and wrong answers.

Legal Forms
    Includes official legal forms enabling users to create their own legal documents.

Literary Reference Center - Reader Resources (Login required - click here)
    Full text database that combines information from reference works, books, and literary journals specifically designed for public libraries, secondary schools, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. Includes plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, poems, short stories and much more.

Literature Resource Center (Login required - click here)
    Provides full text access to bibliographical and biographical information, literary criticism, and contextual information covering more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers. Allows for searching of information from Contemporary Authors and Dictionary of Literary Biography, as well as access to full-text criticism from Contemporary Literary Criticism.

Mango Languages - Language Learning (Login required - click here)
    Learn English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Korean and more. Using real-life situations and actual conversations, learn how to communicate.

Marcive (In Library Use Only) - Federal Government Publications
    Catalog of publications of the federal government from 1976 to the present.

Mergent - FirstResearch
    Essential resources for call preparation, enhancing presentations, underwriting credit, and for quickly learning a company's key business issues.

Mergent - Intellect
    Access private and public U.S. and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, industry profiles and more.

Mergent - Key Business Ratios
    Access industry benchmarks compiled from D&B®’s database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios for public and private companies in 800 lines of business.

Mitchell On Demand (In Library Use Only) - Auto Repair
    Automotive diagnostic and repair information, including original equipment wiring diagrams, factory technical service bulletins, and maintenance schedules and tables for most foreign and domestic cars and trucks from model year 1974 to the present.

Morningstar Investment Research Center (Login required - click here)
    Provides financial data on over 8,000 stocks and 23,000 mutual funds, with independent reports on 1,200 stocks and 2,000 funds. Potential investors can plan investment strategies and monitor mutual funds, as well as research current or prospective holdings, find price performance records, and learn about fund portfolios and their management. Includes exclusive Morningstar Ratings

National Geographic Kids
    Includes National Geographic Kids Magazine (2009 - present), more than 200 National Geographic eBooks for Kids and hundreds of downloadable images.

NewsStand - Online Newspapers
    Provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world?.

NoveList Plus - Reader Resources (Login required - click here)
    Tool to help readers of all ages find new books to read based on books they've already read or topics in which they are interested.

    NoveList Plus


OneClickDigital - eBooks & eAudio (Login required - click here)
    OneClickdigital has thousands of multi-access digital audiobooks, including exclusive content from Recorded Books, as well as titles from all major publishers.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context (Login required - click here)
    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.

Optimal Resume (Login required - click here)
    A career management platform that allows the user to build resumes, cover letters, e-portfolios, video resumes and professional personal websites. Create your own practice interview where you are recorded answering chosen or created questions. All of the created content can be shared for feedback or downloaded. Users can make their information public for hiring companies to find.

Philanthropy In/Sight (Burton Barr Central Library - In Library Use Only)
    An interactive mapping tool that enables users to map either grantmakers or grants to discover patterns of giving, funding relationships, areas where philanthropy has made an impact, and areas where opportunities exist to fill critical needs.

Powerspeak Languages
    Focusing on the most popular languages being studied today, Powerspeak features a combination of scored online activities, exercises, lessons, and games.

Press Display - Online Newspapers (Login required - click here)


ProQuest - Digital Microfilm (Login required - click here)
    Offers online microfilm editions of The Arizona Republic, New York Times and Barron's. Navigate by publication, title, date and page number. Photos, tables and graphs are replicated to provide cover-to-cover full image content. Print, email and save images in PDF format.

Reference USA - Business Directory (Login required - click here)
    Directory information of more than 14 million publicly and privately owned companies in the United States. Search by business name, type, size or location. Includes modules for: US New Businesses: Updated with more than 50,000 new businesses added each week. Use to research hot areas of economic development. US Lifestyles: Use to research consumers based on their lifestyles, hobbies and interests.

Reference USA - Residential Phone Directory (Login required - click here)
    National telephone directory of over 120 million residential (consumer) listings. Searchable by name, location or phone number.

Rocket Languages - Language Learning (Login required - click here)
    Learn American Sign Language, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, Hindi, German, Arabic, English as a Second Language and more. Lessons are reinforced through games and member forums where you can interact with other learners and teachers.

Sams Photofact (In Library Use Only) - Online Electronic Repair Manuals
    Sams provides service documentation for consumer electronics devices including television, radio,and VCRs. Over 180,000 different models and brand names are covered. Searching is by device model number.

Science in Context
    Detailed information for science assignments and projects, including articles, biographies, videos, overviews and experiments.

Student Research Center: Middle & High School - Homework Help (Login required - click here)
    Designed specifically for middle & high school libraries, contains full text for more than 500 popular, high school magazines. Full text is also available for biographies, primary source documents, 360 reference books, an Image Collection of over 440,000 photos, maps & flags, and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

Student Resources in Context
    Explore information from science, literature and history through reference books, newspaper and journal articles, video and audio files.

Testing & Education Reference Center (Login required - click here)
    Provides users with in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards, preparatory entrance tests and more. Also includes help for creating a successful resume.

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TitleSource III (In Library Use Only)
    Catalog of books, music, spoken word and videos currently in print or recently out of print.

TumbleBook Library (Login required - click here)
    Online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games, and teacher resources.

Typing Master (Login required - click here)
    Practice touch typing, test your typing skills, build up typing speed, and learn to use the numeric keypad.

Universal Class - Online Classes (Login required - click here)
    Why not learn something new today? Universal Class offers hundreds of online classes facilitated by dedicated instructors sharing their knowledge on almost any imaginable topic. All this is free with your PPL library card.

US History In Context
    Information on US history from primary sources and reference documents, including photographs, illustrations and maps.

Wall Street Journal 1984-Present (Login required - click here)
    Browse or search the Wall Street Journal with comprehensive, full-text access from January 2, 1984 to the present.

World History In Context
    Search a broad collection of reference works and primary documents covering the events, movements and individuals that have shaped world history.

WorldCat - OCLC FirstSearch (Login required - click here)
    Catalog of books and other materials owned by OCLC member libraries across the nation and around the world.

Zinio - Online Magazines (Login required - click here)
    Customers will have unlimited access to 350+ English and Spanish language magazines with unrestricted viewing 24/7.