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Online Resources

The Boulder City Library and the Nevada State Library provides databases for the Boulder City community. Just clicked on the category to see a listing of databases.

Some databases require a user name and password or a library card number. Databases may be restricted to Boulder City Library residents.

Business
Business Source Elite
Boulder City Library Card Number
This database provides full-text coverage of top business, management and economics journals and periodicals. These valuable publications cover topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales and more.

Regional Business News
Boulder City Library Card Number
Regional Business News provides full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search for newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources.

Computers & Technology
Computer Skills
A highly-acclaimed eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.
Computer Source
Computers & Applied Sciences Complete is a full-text database covering computing, technology and engineering disciplines. It is especially useful to researchers studying the business and social implications of new technology.
Consumer Information
Consumer Reports
Username: bclpatron Password:patron@bcl702
The largest paid-publication subscription-based website in the world enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for. Whether a user is looking to find the best deal on an LCD TV, or researching the top-recommended used vehicles, ConsumerReports.org provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

Crafting
Creative Bug
Boulder City Library Card Number
By signing up for Creativebug you’ll enjoy unlimited access to over 1000 online art and craft classes. Watch our classes anytime, anywhere. Since our classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. No pressure, just possibilities!

DIY
Chilton
Boulder City Library Card Number
ChiltonLibrary supplies a solution for the “do-it-yourselfer” that is easy to use no matter the skill level. Repair, maintenance and specification tables provide critical data on thousands of domestic and imported models of cars and light trucks from 1940 onward.
ChiltonLibrary provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on seven decades of the broadest range of vehicles available, including cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs. Unlike the printed editions, the content available on ChiltonLibrary is updated on a monthly basis, ensuring the most advanced and up-to-date information available.

Creative Bug
Boulder City Library Card Number
By signing up for Creativebug you’ll enjoy unlimited access to over 1000 online art and craft classes. Watch our classes anytime, anywhere. Since our classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. No pressure, just possibilities!

Universal Classes
Library Card Number
Universal Class offers patrons a unique online education experience. With a growing catalog of over 540 courses, Universal Class is committed to providing only the most affordable and highest quality online training. Over 300,000 students around the world have benefited from Universal Class’ unique instructional technologies. With real instructors guiding the learning, engaging video-based lessons, a collaborative learning environment, graded lesson tests, certificates of achievement and Continuing Education Units available for selected courses, students enjoy an engaging and measurable learning experience that helps them master and document their educational goals.

Education & Research
ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
ACB-CLIO are history and social studies databases that contain primary sources, images, biographies, articles, essays, court cases, timelines, lesson plans, activities, and quizzes. They include:
American Government
American History
United States Geography
World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society
World Geography
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras
World History: The Modern Era

Academic Journals
Boulder City Library Card Number
Designed for academic institutions, this database is a leading resource for scholarly research. It supports high-level research in the key areas of academic study by providing journals, periodicals, reports, books and more.

Academic Search Main
Boulder City Library Card Number
This resource provides full-text scholarly content for major college courses. Designed specifically for academic institutions, this database provides full-text and peer-reviewed journals essential for undergraduate and graduate studies.

American Government
Boulder City Library Card Number
American Government explains the foundations of our government, connects these concepts to the issues of the day, and examines the strengths and weaknesses of the political and economic systems of the United States by comparing them to those of other countries.

American History ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
From the explorers of the Americas to today’s headlines, American History investigates the people, events, and themes of our nation’s evolution.

Career Preparation
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A highly-acclaimed eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.

College Admissions Test Prep
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A highly-acclaimed eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.

College Students
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A highly-acclaimed eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.

Computer Skills
A highly-acclaimed eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.
Core Adult Skills
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A highly-acclaimed eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.

Daily Life ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
In Daily Life through History students and researchers can discover details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful from their modern-day perspectives

Elementary School Resources
Boulder City Library Card Number
Explora is EBSCO’s research interface designed specifically for students and educators. The elementary school version highlights relevant, reliable, and age-appropriate content that’s easy and fun for young learners to search and explore.

ERIC
Boulder City Library Card Number
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is essential tool for education researchers of all kinds.

ERIC en Español
Boulder City Library Card Number
ERIC (Centro de Información de Recursos Educativos) es una base de datos autorizada de literatura y recursos educativos indexados y de texto completo.Patrocinado por el Instituto de Ciencias de la Educación del Departamento de Educación de EE. UU., También es esencial para los investigadores en educación de todo tipo.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
Boulder City Library Card Number
This free historical archive is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750 from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750.

Explora Educator Edition
Boulder City Library Card Number
Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Boulder City Library Card Number
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

GreenFILE
Boulder City Library Card Number
This free research database provides scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts.

High School Advanced Resources
Boulder City Library Card Number
Designed to meet the needs of high school students enrolled in various Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses, this database offers a world of knowledge for students who seek to achieve academic excellence.

High School Equivalency Center
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A highly-acclaimed eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.

High School Resource
Boulder City Library Card Number
History teachers and students will be delighted to hear that they can have free access to two great online resources – the new Churchill Archive for Schools (freely available to all) and the complete Churchill Archive (normally available by subscription, but now free to high schools worldwide following registration).

History Reference Center
Boulder City Library Card Number
Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.

LearningExpress Library
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A highly-acclaimed eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Boulder City Library Card Number
This free research database provides indexing and abstracting for key library and information science journals, books, research reports and more. It is EBSCO’s intention to provide access to this resource on a continual basis

Linkedin Learning
Use your library card to log in. LinkedIn Learning is an award-winning industry leader in online training, with a digital library of over 6,000 courses covering a wide range of technical, business, software and creative topics.
MainFile
Boulder City Library Card Number
This multidisciplinary database encompasses all aspects of academic study and general interest subject areas.

Mango Languages
Boulder City Library Card Number
Mango for libraries offers over 70 world language courses expertly designed to adapt to a diverse range of learning needs, styles, and backgrounds.

Mas Complete
Boulder City Library Card Number
Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Complete is a full-text database providing hundreds of popular high school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as art, history, sports, and music, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps, and flags.

MasterFILE Complete
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Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1922. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Complete also contains full text for more than 1,000 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

Middle School Resources
Boulder City Library Card Number
Explora is EBSCO’s research interface designed specifically for students and educators. The middle school version features reliable content and easy-to-use functionality to help high school students conduct research.

Points of View
Boulder City Library Card Number
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Primary Search Plus
Boulder City Library Card Number
Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries, and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

Professional Development Collection
Boulder City Library Card Number
Professional Development Collection is a highly specialized database of full-text electronic information especially for educators, professional librarians, and education researchers.

Professional Development Collection en Español
Boulder City Library Card Number
Professional Development Collection es una base de datos altamente especializada de información electrónica de texto completo, especialmente para educadores, bibliotecarios profesionales e investigadores de la educación

Referencia Latina
Boulder City Library Card Number
Esta base de datos en español de texto completo cubre una amplia gama de temas dentro y fuera de la academia. Ofrece contenido de una variedad de fuentes, incluidos libros de referencia, revistas de interés general e informes de salud.

Recursos Para Hispanohablantes
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Recursos para hispanohablantes is a part of LearningExpress Library dedicated to Spanish language speakers offering GED, American citizenship test preparation and other tools.
Regístrese en el sitio web
Recursos para hispanohablantes es una parte de la Biblioteca LearningExpress dedicada a los hispanohablantes que ofrece GED, preparación para el examen de ciudadanía estadounidense y otras herramientas.

School Center
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A highly-acclaimed eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.

Science Reference Center
Boulder City Library Card Number
Designed to meet every student researcher’s needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.

Socrates
Library Card Number
Socrates is a revolutionary learning platform that dynamically adjusts to the individual learning needs of each student across any educational content. Socrates creates individualized learning paths, tracks the progress of each student across thousands of categories at once, and challenges them to meet their maximum potential.

Teacher Resource Center
Boulder City Library Card Number
A complementary research database for teachers, Teacher Reference Center (TRC) provides indexing and abstracts for more than 220 peer-reviewed journals.

Teaching Books
Boulder City Library has a subscription to TeachingBooks — a website that generates enthusiasm for books and reading in our community.
Find book trailers, movies with authors, audio performances, discussion questions, and more — all great ways to engage with books together!
Student access for the Nevada State Library, Archives, and Public Records:
Username: BCLibrary
Password: BCLibrary
Educator and adult access: Click on the Educator tab and create an account with your work email.

United States Geography ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
This interactive database delivers an unbeatable combination of authoritative research sources, standards-aligned lessons, and activities, and coverage of recent events for all 50 U.S. states—a priceless resource for teachers, librarians, and students alike.

Universal Classes
Library Card Number
Universal Class offers patrons a unique online education experience. With a growing catalog of over 540 courses, Universal Class is committed to providing only the most affordable and highest quality online training. Over 300,000 students around the world have benefited from Universal Class’ unique instructional technologies. With real instructors guiding the learning, engaging video-based lessons, a collaborative learning environment, graded lesson tests, certificates of achievement and Continuing Education Units available for selected courses, students enjoy an engaging and measurable learning experience that helps them master and document their educational goals.

World at War ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
Recently revised, improved, and expanded, this user-friendly database is an invaluable online resource that presents comprehensive information and unique insights into the military conflicts that have defined our world from antiquity to today.

World Geography ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
World Geography: Understanding a Changing World provides online tools that develop students’ global literacy, focusing on the geographical, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world.

World History: Ancient & Medieval Eras ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras covers human history in all corners of the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.

World History: Modern Era ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
This database offers a comprehensive electronic library of historical reference materials for the Modern Era and interactive curricular units, plus tools for enhancing lectures, creating research lists, developing student activities, and addressing different learning styles

World Book
This is the online version of the popular encyclopedia series. Find information on World Book sites created for kids and adults. The site includes:
Word Book Classroom: Early World of Learning
World Book Kids
World Book For Kids
World Book Student
World Book Info Finder
World Book Advanced
World Book Reference Center
World Book Academic
World Book Encyclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

eMedia
Axis 360
Axis 360 is your one-stop destination for ebooks and audiobooks for kids and young adults. Find great reads including fiction and nonfiction. Browse, check out, and access books and audiobooks using a browser, or download the Axis 360 app for iOS, Android, and Kindle devices.
Hoopla
hoopla is a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Borrow up to ten titles per month with your Boulder City Library Card.
Kanopy
Library Card Number
Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more. *Limit 10 per month

Overdrive & Libby
Library Card Number
Overdrive is the largest lender of eBooks and eAudiobook. We’ve partnered with Las Vegas to offer you thousands of books at your fingertips. All you need is an up to date library card!

Teaching Books
Boulder City Library has a subscription to TeachingBooks — a website that generates enthusiasm for books and reading in our community.
Find book trailers, movies with authors, audio performances, discussion questions, and more — all great ways to engage with books together!
Student access for the Nevada State Library, Archives, and Public Records:
Username: BCLibrary
Password: BCLibrary
Educator and adult access: Click on the Educator tab and create an account with your work email.

TumbleBooks
TumbleBookLibrary Premium has over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels – a student favorite!
en español
AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Boulder City Library Card Number
AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish.

ERIC en Español
Boulder City Library Card Number
ERIC (Centro de Información de Recursos Educativos) es una base de datos autorizada de literatura y recursos educativos indexados y de texto completo.Patrocinado por el Instituto de Ciencias de la Educación del Departamento de Educación de EE. UU., También es esencial para los investigadores en educación de todo tipo.

Professional Development Collection en Española
Boulder City Library Card Number
Professional Development Collection es una base de datos altamente especializada de información electrónica de texto completo, especialmente para educadores, bibliotecarios profesionales e investigadores de la educación.

Recursos Para Hispanohablantes
Register on the website
Recursos para hispanohablantes is a part of LearningExpress Library dedicated to Spanish language speakers offering GED, American citizenship test preparation and other tools.
Regístrese en el sitio web
Recursos para hispanohablantes es una parte de la Biblioteca LearningExpress dedicada a los hispanohablantes que ofrece GED, preparación para el examen de ciudadanía estadounidense y otras herramientas.

Referencia Latina
Boulder City Library Card Number
Esta base de datos en español de texto completo cubre una amplia gama de temas dentro y fuera de la academia. Ofrece contenido de una variedad de fuentes, incluidos libros de referencia, revistas de interés general e informes de salud.

Find a Book
BookBub
BookBub is a free daily email that notifies you about deep discounts on acclaimed ebooks. You choose the types you’d like to get notified about — with categories ranging from mysteries to cookbooks — and we send great deals in those genres to your inbox.
Find a Book: Lexile
Use a Lexile measure to help find a book.
GoodReads
Goodreads is the largest site for readers and book recommendations in the world. A home for casual readers and bona-fide bookworms alike, Goodreads users recommend books, compare what they are reading, keep track of what they’ve read and would like to read, find their next favorite book, form book clubs and much more.
LibraryThing
LibraryThing is an online service to help people catalog their books easily. You can access your catalog from anywhere—even on your mobile phone. Because of everyone catalogs together, LibraryThing also connects people with the same books, comes up with suggestions for what to read next, and so forth.
Literature Map
Literature Map helps you find similar authors with an easy graphic. Just type in your author’s name to get an author cloud.
StoryGraph
StoryGraph helps you track your reading and choose your next book based on your mood and your favorite topics and themes.
What?s Next?: Books in Series Database of Kent District Library
Searchable database of book series created by the Kent District Library. Search by the author’s name, the series or a book title to find out what series your favorite author has written or what book to read next.
Genealogy
Ancestry Library Edition
*In Library Use Only*
Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more.
Answers await everyone—whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, genealogist or historian—inside the more than 7,000 available databases. Here, you can unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

General
Chilton
Boulder City Library Card Number
ChiltonLibrary supplies a solution for the “do-it-yourselfer” that is easy to use no matter the skill level. Repair, maintenance and specification tables provide critical data on thousands of domestic and imported models of cars and light trucks from 1940 onward.
ChiltonLibrary provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on seven decades of the broadest range of vehicles available, including cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs. Unlike the printed editions, the content available on ChiltonLibrary is updated on a monthly basis, ensuring the most advanced and up-to-date information available.

Consumer Reports
Username: bclpatron Password:patron@bcl702
The largest paid-publication subscription-based website in the world enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for. Whether a user is looking to find the best deal on an LCD TV, or researching the top-recommended used vehicles, ConsumerReports.org provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

Ebsco
Username: bclpatron Password:patron@bcl702
EBSCOhost databases and discovery technologies are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide, representing millions of end-users. Databases include:
Magazines, Journals, and Newspaper
Children’s Magazines – Elementary
Students Grades 7-12
Revistas en Inglés con Traductor an Español
Kids Search
Student Research Center
ConsumerReports.org
Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Information – Spanish (Salud en español)

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Boulder City Library Card Number
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

GreenFILE
Boulder City Library Card Number
This free research database provides scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts.

MasterFILE Complete
Username: bclpatron Password:patron@bcl702
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1922. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Complete also contains full text for more than 1,000 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

Niche Academy
Tutorials on how to use YOUR library’s electronic resources.
Health
AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Boulder City Library Card Number
AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish.

Consumer Health Complete
Username: bclpatron Password:patron@bcl702
The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It 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.

HealthCare.gov
HealthCare.gov is a one-stop information about insurance and health care laws created and maintained by the government.
Health Source
Boulder City Library Card Number
This rich collection of consumer health information provides access to full-text consumer health magazines and reference books. It also includes searchable full text for current health pamphlets.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Boulder City Library Card Number
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition is a trusted full-text database covering nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more.

My Health Finder
When making decisions about your health, it’s important to know where to go to get the latest, most reliable information. healthfinder.gov has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.
National Library of Medicine
The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology. Their website contains links to many of its resources and research.
PubMed.gov
PubMed® comprises more than 33 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
History
ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
ACB-CLIO are history and social studies databases that contain primary sources, images, biographies, articles, essays, court cases, timelines, lesson plans, activities, and quizzes. They include:
American Government
American History
United States Geography
World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society
World Geography
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras
World History: The Modern Era

Daily Life ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
In Daily Life through History students and researchers can discover details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful from their modern-day perspectives

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
Boulder City Library Card Number
This free historical archive is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750 from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750.

History Reference Center
Boulder City Library Card Number
Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.

United States Geography ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
This interactive database delivers an unbeatable combination of authoritative research sources, standards-aligned lessons, and activities, and coverage of recent events for all 50 U.S. states—a priceless resource for teachers, librarians, and students alike.

World at War ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
Recently revised, improved, and expanded, this user-friendly database is an invaluable online resource that presents comprehensive information and unique insights into the military conflicts that have defined our world from antiquity to today.

World History: Ancient & Medieval Eras ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras covers human history in all corners of the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.

World History: Modern Era ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
This database offers a comprehensive electronic library of historical reference materials for the Modern Era and interactive curricular units, plus tools for enhancing lectures, creating research lists, developing student activities, and addressing different learning styles

Job
Career Preparation
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A highly-acclaimed eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.

Go To Resume Builder
Build a Resume Online in Minutes with Free Resume Builder
Nevada Career Explorer
The Nevada CareerExplorer site is powered by Headed2, a secure web-based platform designed to help you explore, plan, and prepare for a career you’ll love.
Journals, Newspapers, & Magazines
Academic Journals
Boulder City Library Card Number
Designed for academic institutions, this database is a leading resource for scholarly research. It supports high-level research in the key areas of academic study by providing journals, periodicals, reports, books and more.

Academic Search Main
Boulder City Library Card Number
This resource provides full-text scholarly content for major college courses. Designed specifically for academic institutions, this database provides full-text and peer-reviewed journals essential for undergraduate and graduate studies

Business Source Elite
Boulder City Library Card Number
This database provides full-text coverage of top business, management and economics journals and periodicals. These valuable publications cover topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales and more.

Ebsco
Username: bclpatron Password:patron@bcl702
EBSCOhost databases and discovery technologies are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide, representing millions of end-users. Databases include:
Magazines, Journals, and Newspaper
Children’s Magazines – Elementary
Students Grades 7-12
Revistas en Inglés con Traductor an Español
Kids Search
Student Research Center
ConsumerReports.org
Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Information – Spanish (Salud en español)

EBSCO Magazines, Journals and Newspapers
Username: bclpatron Password:patron@bcl702
This database allows you to search newspapers, magazines, journals, images and more from one page. It covers 15 databases including Newspaper Source, TOPICsearch, and MasterFILE Premier. You can search one at a time or choose multiple databases for one powerful search.

ERIC
Boulder City Library Card Number
ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is essential tool for education researchers of all kinds.

MainFile
Boulder City Library Card Number
This multidisciplinary database encompasses all aspects of academic study and general interest subject areas.

Newspaper Source Plus
Boulder City Library Card Number
Newspaper Source Plus provides a full-text digital collection of the world’s major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.

Newswire
Boulder City Library Card Number
The Associated Press Newswire (formerly AP NewsMonitor collection) is a full-text database that contains harvested news from the Associated Press. When a link to a news story is clicked, you are brought to the Detailed Record and HTML Full Text of the story.

PubMed.gov
PubMed® comprises more than 33 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
Regional Business News
Boulder City Library Card Number
Regional Business News provides full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search for newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources.

New York Times (NYT)
Access the NYT Times at the Library or create an account for at home access.
Kids
ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
ACB-CLIO are history and social studies databases that contain primary sources, images, biographies, articles, essays, court cases, timelines, lesson plans, activities, and quizzes. They include:
American Government
American History
United States Geography
World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society
World Geography
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras
World History: The Modern Era

American Government
Boulder City Library Card Number
American Government explains the foundations of our government, connects these concepts to the issues of the day, and examines the strengths and weaknesses of the political and economic systems of the United States by comparing them to those of other countries.

American History ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
From the explorers of the Americas to today’s headlines, American History investigates the people, events, and themes of our nation’s evolution.

Daily Life ABC-CLIO
Boulder City Library Card Number
In Daily Life through History students and researchers can discover details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful from their modern-day perspectives

Ebsco
Username: bclpatron Password:patron@bcl702
EBSCOhost databases and discovery technologies are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide, representing millions of end-users. Databases include:
Magazines, Journals, and Newspaper
Children’s Magazines – Elementary
Students Grades 7-12
Revistas en Inglés con Traductor an Español
Kids Search
Student Research Center
ConsumerReports.org
Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Information – Spanish (Salud en español)

Elementary School Resources
Boulder City Library Card Number
Explora is EBSCO’s research interface designed specifically for students and educators. The elementary school version highlights relevant, reliable, and age-appropriate content that’s easy and fun for young learners to search and explore.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750
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This free historical archive is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750 from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750.

Find a Book: Lexile
Use a Lexile measure to help find a book.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
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Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

High School Advanced Resources
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Designed to meet the needs of high school students enrolled in various Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses, this database offers a world of knowledge for students who seek to achieve academic excellence.

High School Resource
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History teachers and students will be delighted to hear that they can have free access to two great online resources – the new Churchill Archive for Schools (freely available to all) and the complete Churchill Archive (normally available by subscription, but now free to high schools worldwide following registration).

History Reference Center
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Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.

Mas Complete
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Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Complete is a full-text database providing hundreds of popular high school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as art, history, sports, and music, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps, and flags.

Middle School Resources
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Explora is EBSCO’s research interface designed specifically for students and educators. The middle school version features reliable content and easy-to-use functionality to help high school students conduct research.

Middle Search Plus
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Designed for middle school libraries, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science, and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps, and flags.

Points of View
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Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Primary Search Plus
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Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries, and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

Science Reference Center
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Designed to meet every student researcher’s needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.

Socrates
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Socrates is a revolutionary learning platform that dynamically adjusts to the individual learning needs of each student across any educational content. Socrates creates individualized learning paths, tracks the progress of each student across thousands of categories at once, and challenges them to meet their maximum potential.

Teacher Resource Center
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A complementary research database for teachers, Teacher Reference Center (TRC) provides indexing and abstracts for more than 220 peer-reviewed journals.

Teaching Books
Boulder City Library has a subscription to TeachingBooks — a website that generates enthusiasm for books and reading in our community.
Find book trailers, movies with authors, audio performances, discussion questions, and more — all great ways to engage with books together!
Student access for the Nevada State Library, Archives, and Public Records:
Username: BCLibrary
Password: BCLibrary
Educator and adult access: Click on the Educator tab and create an account with your work email.

United States Geography ABC-CLIO
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This interactive database delivers an unbeatable combination of authoritative research sources, standards-aligned lessons, and activities, and coverage of recent events for all 50 U.S. states—a priceless resource for teachers, librarians, and students alike.

World at War ABC-CLIO
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Recently revised, improved, and expanded, this user-friendly database is an invaluable online resource that presents comprehensive information and unique insights into the military conflicts that have defined our world from antiquity to today.

World Book
This is the online version of the popular encyclopedia series. Find information on World Book sites created for kids and adults. The site includes:
Word Book Classroom: Early World of Learning
World Book Kids
World Book For Kids
World Book Student
World Book Info Finder
World Book Advanced
World Book Reference Center
World Book Academic
World Book Encyclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

World Geography ABC-CLIO
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World Geography: Understanding a Changing World provides online tools that develop students’ global literacy, focusing on the geographical, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world.

World History: Ancient & Medieval Eras ABC-CLIO
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World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras covers human history in all corners of the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.

World History: Modern Era ABC-CLIO
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This database offers a comprehensive electronic library of historical reference materials for the Modern Era and interactive curricular units, plus tools for enhancing lectures, creating research lists, developing student activities, and addressing different learning styles

TumbleBooks
TumbleBookLibrary Premium has over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels – a student favorite!
Axis 360
Axis 360 is your one-stop destination for ebooks and audiobooks for kids and young adults. Find great reads including fiction and nonfiction. Browse, check out, and access books and audiobooks using a browser, or download the Axis 360 app for iOS, Android, and Kindle devices.
Language
Mango Languages
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Mango for libraries offers over 70 world language courses expertly designed to adapt to a diverse range of learning needs, styles, and backgrounds.

Legal
Legal Information Reference Center
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Legal Information Reference Center is an online database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms.

Local Government Finance Redbook
From the State of Nevada Department of Taxation.