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Contains unmatched full-text coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, etc. for over 8,450 journals, with full-text for more than 4,600 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available.

Provides a wide range of resources for genealogical and historical research, including the US Census, military records, vital and church records, and more. *This database can only be accessed onsite at an Aurora Public Library location and cannot be accessed offsite.

Contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.

Integrates award-winning biographies with related full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals, as well as tens of thousands of images and links to hand-picked web sites. Search for people—both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor—based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full-text.

Full-text marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics articles. Additional full text non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles, and SWOT analyses.

The Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes more than 500,000 digitized pages, representing 163 individual newspaper titles published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. Due to copyright restrictions, CHNC does not generally include newspapers published after 1923.

Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Offers up-to-date country reports on 204 cultures of the world, the United States, and many more.

Information gathered from the U.S. federal government. Topics include agriculture, education, health, science, public safety, and more.

Full access to complete local business news articles and events going back to 2009. Also able to search 42 other cities nationwide. *This database can only be accessed onsite at an Aurora Public Library location and cannot be accessed offsite.

A searchable site of scientific and scholarly journals, including full-text.

A free Colorado driver education program containing: 10 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), a Colorado road sign test in Spanish, and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

A complete list of all EBSCO databases available to Aurora Public Library cardholders.

Explora is a simple, colorful, easy-to-use interface for searching EBSCO database content.

Explora is a simple, colorful, easy-to-use interface for searching EBSCO database content at the elementary school level.

Explora is a simple, colorful, easy-to-use interface for searching EBSCO database content at the middle and high school levels.

EBSCO database content specifically geared toward teachers and instructors.

One location to finding federal forms from all U.S. government agencies, including the IRS, Social Security, and FEMA.

Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

A comprehensive full-text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research.

Borrow movies, television shows, music, ebooks, comics, and audiobooks – items are always available! APL library card holders have a limit of 25 items per month.

A streaming movie service providing unlimited access to thousands of award-winning independent feature films, short films, and documentaries. Create a new account with your library card and email address, then all subsequent logins will require only your email address. If you already have a Zinio account, use that email address to log in to InstantFlix from the start.

Learn about traveling abroad from the U.S. State Department.

Research by subject, for kids and teens, brought to you by librarians and students.

Part of LearningExpress Library, Job & Career Accelerator lets you search for jobs, build great resumes and cover letters, prepare for interviews, build workplace skills, and even search for colleges.

Improve your math, science, reading, writing, and workplace skills with this comprehensive database. Prepare for the U.S. citizenship exam as well as high school equivalency, college, graduate school admission exams, and entrance exams for nursing school. Improve your job search, interviewing, and networking skills. Recursos para hispanohablantes. Features over 180 eBooks available for download.

Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms.

Subject coverage encompasses librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and more.

The largest library in the world, with books, maps, photographs, and audio, covering topics from Art to Science to History to Law, and more.

One of the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available. Scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books, and periodicals.

Provides historical sources about U.S. history through a collaboration of libraries and universities.

Contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Contains full-text for nearly 500 reference books, over 164,400 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. Offers PDF archives (as far back as 1975) for key publications including American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Judaism, Library Journal, National Review, Saturday Evening Post, etc.

Full-text general reference database designed for high school and junior college students. Includes over 500 K-12 magazines, Columbia Encyclopedia, Complete Idiots Guides, World Almanac & Book of Facts, and Biography Magazine. It also has documents from Supreme Court cases and Essential Documents in American History, American Reference Library, and Magill's Book Reviews.

Full-text database, designed for middle school students, that includes over 140 popular middle school magazines. Also includes Columbia Encyclopedia, CIA World Factbook, World Almanac & Book of Facts, the World Almanac for Kids, and EBSCO's Encyclopedia of Animals database. The database consists of full-text records describing the nature and habitat of familiar animals. Many entries include colorful images.

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full-text for 45 national (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full-text articles from 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

Access to the New York Public Library’s collection of 800,000+ images, including maps, photographs, and more.

Find new fiction titles to read. Search by favorite author, title or series and find similar titles, reviews and reading group guides.

Considered the Gutenberg project for music. Petrucci’s goal is to create a virtual library containing all public domain music, as well as music from composers who are willing to share their work with the world without charge.

Presents multiple sides of issues through essays, political magazines, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents, and reference books.

Full-text database designed for elementary school students containing over 70 popular elementary school magazines. Also includes Columbia Encyclopedia, CIA World Factbook and World Almanac & Book of Facts and EBSCO's Encyclopedia of Animals database.

Over 46,000 high-quality ebooks to read on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device from Project Gutenberg.

Covers topics on emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

This database provides comprehensive full-text coverage of more than 80 regional business publications, covering metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife.

Provides detailed, yet user-friendly, repair guides for all types of small engines.

Provides information about state taxes, including yearly tax forms and state agencies, from the Federation of Tax Administrators.

Full-text current event coverage concerning social, political, and economic issues.

A radically better language learning in one complete experience. Unlimited access to hundreds of hours of learning for 95+ languages, including English!!

Index of books and other materials held in libraries worldwide. Over 52 million records in 400 languages can be searched by author, title, keyword, or type of material.

Offers national and international science information, plus conference papers, articles, and more in multiple languages.

Search through educational video content, available in multiple languages.

Discover over 5,000 magazines for reading online, including top news, sports, fashion, and entertainment magazines. You can also read your materials offline anytime using a Zinio app: iPad | iPhone |Android | Kindle HD/HDX. Create a new account with your library card and email address, then all subsequent logins will require only your email address. If you already have an InstantFlix account, use that email address to log in to Zinio from the start. • Donate to APL City of Aurora