ABCmouse helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more. For kids age 2 to kindergarten. In-library access only.
A scholarly resource providing full-text, academic journals covering the major areas of academic research, including
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African American Heritage provides access to various records and documents intended for genealogical research of African American families. The user-friendly but powerful interface helps novice and advanced genealogical researchers find:
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Trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information. AHFS Consumer Medication Information includes "How To" monographs for administering different types of medications, and is written in lay language for consumers.
A full-text database focused on complementary, alternative, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Includes up to seven years of back issues. Read all of the magazine, journal, and newsletter articles online.
Amazing Animals of the World is now part of Scholastic GO! All Scholastic resources have joined forces to help you locate the info you need all in one spot. Images, articles, videos, fact boxes, sidebars, maps, and websites are returned from your search and can be filtered by reading level.
America the Beautiful takes an editorial approach to the geography, history, people, economy, and government of each state. Includes up-to-date statistics, full-color photographs, maps, and illustrations.
America's News Magazines provides full-text articles from leading magazines that provide coverage and analysis of current events in a range of categories including: news, business, entertainment, lifestyle, science and technology, and sports. One easy-to-search interface is used for all titles. Paid advertisements are excluded.
America's Obituaries & Death Notices includes records from more than 3,900 newspapers nationwide, available in one fully searchable database. This comprehensive resource features nearly 63 million listings - about 90% of all recent obituaries and death notices published in the United States. Search cities, states, regions, or the entire country with a map-based interface.
American Government provides a complete, multifaceted examination of the foundations of our government and political system that supports any curriculum or research project focused on the government of the United States.
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American Indian History offers fast access to more than 15,000 years of culture and history, covering more than 600 Native American groups, through tablet/mobile-friendly videos and slideshows, images, biographies of key people, event and topic entries, primary sources, maps and graphs, and timelines.
Discover the history of you with Ancestry Library Edition, the largest online family history resource. It documents lineages of individuals from the US, Canada, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more.
Using Ancestry Library Edition, you'll discover millions on unique, full-text primary sources and enhanced images including:
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Unlike many of the other resources offered by the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, Ancestry Library Edition must be used inside the library. However, this does not mean that the information you find can only be accessed in the library. When you find a document, it can be saved with the "Send Document" feature. By inputting your email address, Ancestry Library will send an email to your account describing how to access the document from home.
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Biography In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people
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Hosted by the Library of Congress, Chronicling America is a nationwide historic newspaper digitization project that hosts digitized and full-text searchable newspapers from 1789 - 1963. Also available is a directory of American newspapers published between 1690 - present.
Getting into college is an important step to building a strong future. First, you must do well on your college admission tests and write a personal essay that highlights your special talents. Use this center to get the resources you need to achieve your college preparation goals.
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Get trusted ratings and reviews for products and services you use everyday. Includes all issues from 1985 to current.
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This series provides reliable information on authors and their works in an easy to understand, engaging format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history.
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Early World of Learning offers rich resources designed to develop reading fluency and phonemic awareness in younger learners.
Designed for elementary school researchers with simple search for articles, essays, and primary source documents; easy-to-browse topics, and overviews to help students find a starting point.
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A guide to research published in the field of education. Search more than a million short descriptions of journal articles and other education-related publications back to 1966.
Contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.
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Fold3 is the premier collection of historical military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who service from the Revolutionary War through recent conflicts. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available in Fold3 Library Edition.
Forbes magazine archives coverage starts from 1917 to 2000.
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The resources contains abstracts and index articles on the environment with information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling.
Health & Wellness Resource Center offers access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and more. Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices, and more.
Health Source: Consumer Edition is designed for the everyday consumer of health care information. It provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
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.
Search for ancestors in the U.S. Federal Census, family and local histories and city directories, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank records, genealogical periodicals and selected congressional documents and reports from the American State Papers and U.S. Serial Set.
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Search across multiple resources for high school student research. Sources include magazine and newspaper articles, eBooks, encyclopedia entries, and images.
Historical Newspapers covers the New York Times and L.A. Times. Every issue includes the complete paper, cover-to-cover, with full-page and article images in easily downloadable PDF format.
This compendium of statistics provides quantitative, historical data about American social, economic, and political conditions and development. The data is provided in both PDF and Excel formats.
Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center features historical reference books, magazines, journals, and thousands of primary source documents. Get the most out of history with over 80 hours of historical video and nearly 45,000 images, including maps and historical photos.
This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.
The definitive online resource for home improvement assistance in areas such as repair, maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, and much more.
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 Las Vegas-Clark County Library District library card.
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Read about Las Vegas history straight from the source! Full complete digital images of the Las Vegas Age digitized from the print copies. Coverage is from April 7, 1905-1915, 1917-1922, and 1924.
Read the current issue of the Las Vegas Review-Journal in an easy to read, image-based format. Search, browse, print, and email articles from the full-text daily edition.
Access the historical issues of the Las Vegas Review-Journal in this searchable digital collection spanning from 1929 to 1996. Each page is a complete digital facsimile that contains every original image - every photograph, illustration, cartoon, and display advertisement.
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Read the most current and back issues (from 1996) of the Las Vegas Review-Journal in this text-only collection. Browse by month and year or search across all issues.
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Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.
LegalTrac provides indexing and selective full-text for all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. The database offers coverage of federal and state cases, laws and regulations, legal practice and taxation, as well as British Commonwealth, European Union, and international law.
LGBT Life provides completing indexing and abstracting of content related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender studies in over 230 journals, magazines, and newspapers. LGBT Life also provides full text from a number of important sources including monographs and publications such as The Advocate, New York Blade, and Out.
Life Magazine Archive presents an extensive collection of the famed photojournalism magazine, spanning its very first issue in November 1936 through December 2000 in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format.
Gale's Literary Index is a master index to the major literature products published by Gale. It combines and cross-references over 165,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for over 215,000 titles into one source.
Cross-search two or more literature archive resources, including Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online, Literature Criticism Online, and Something About the Author Online.
Literature Criticism Online is one of the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available. Imagine centuries of analysis - the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals - delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.
LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.
The full-page images of the Los Angeles Times newspaper. Each page is full-text searchable. Coverage is 2008 - current, with a 3-month embargo.
Online learning library that helps anyone learn business, software, technology, and creative skills from over 3,100 engaging video courses taught by recognized industry experts. To get started, simply log in with your library card and PIN.
MainFile covers a variety of topics, including health, education, technology, and business. It includes full-text magazines, journals, newspapers, and newswires. Additionally, this resource includes full-text reference books and encyclopedias.
MAS Complete is a full-text database for school-related research and reading. It contains full-text biographies, primary source documents, reference books, an image collection containing photos, maps, flags, and color PDFs and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1921) for key magazines.
Have a paper due about a serious topic? Want to now every fact there is about someone famous? Use MasterFILE Complete to dig up hard to find facts. Covering virtually every subject of general interest, it also includes more than 350 full-text reference books, 82,000 biographies, 90,000 primary source documents, and an image collection of over 100,000 photos, maps, and flags.
Designed for middle school researchers with simple search for articles, essays, and primary source documents; easy-to-browse topics, and overviews to help students find a starting point.
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Muzzy is the world's #1 language course enjoyed by families and language beginners of all ages. Muzzy is aimed at children from preschool to elementary school age and is great for individual learning, homeschooling, or even as a family activity. Languages include English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, and Russian.
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Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.
Enjoy free and unlimited access to news stories, multimedia content, and special features from The New York Times digital subscription inside the library or on a mobile device connected to LVCCLD Wi-Fi. This access includes all New York Times content except for the crossword puzzle. Access is free, but first-time users will need to create a nytimes.com account.
Enjoy The New York Times from the comfort of your home or on the go! Use this link for 72 hours of full off-site access to nytimes.com and The New York Times mobile app on iOS and Android. This includes direct access to all nytimes.com content, 1851 to present. Articles from 1923 to 1980 are limited to 5 articles per day. To activate your subscription, you will need to create a free nytimes.com account.
The full-page images of The New York Times newspaper. Each page is full-text searchable. Coverage is 2008 to recent (3-month embargo).
With over 400 years of content and 10 million page images, News Vault is the one stop search for newspaper archives.
Newspaper Source Plus provides full-text access to major newspapers like USA Today, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and Christian Science Monitor. Stay informed with News View, a feature that brings you critical news content with ongoing updates throughout the day. Popular sources include AP (Associated Press), CNN Wire, and PR Wire. News Views also includes more than 1.4 million television and radio news transcripts from top sources like CNN, National Public Radio, and PBS.
NewspaperARCHIVE for historical and genealogical information. The archive spans over 400 years of family history, small-town events, world news, and contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1607 to present. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date.
With digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities, researchers are able to research history in ways previously unavailable. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.
Novelist K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
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Access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations by American universities during that time period, the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
You can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, and more with Libby, by OverDrive. All you need to get started is an internet connection and your library card. This collection includes popular fiction, non-fiction, and technical titles.
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Enjoy popular magazines like ESPN, Cosmopolitan, New York Magazine, and more. Magazines are available in the Libby app on online with a web browser. These always available magazines do not count against your OverDrive checkout limit. That means you can enjoy all of your favorite magazines without having to worry about exceeding your ebook or audiobook download limits!
People Magazine Archives presents an extensive collection of the prominent, popular magazine dating from its very first issue in March 1974 through December 2000 in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format.
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help you assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays and better understand controversial issues.
Pongalo ofrece la colección más amplia de telenovelas y películas de Hollywood en español disponible en todos los dispositivos populares. Vea más de 10,000 episodios de sus telenovelas y series de televisión favoritas, además de películas de América Latina, España, y EE. EE. ¡Cien por ciento en español y a la carta!
Read more than 2,000 newspapers and 1,000 magazines from around the world. Enjoy titles from 100 countries in 60 languages, including The Las Vegas Review-Journal, The Washington Post, and The L.A. Times.
Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, this database contains full text for popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries, and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, such as endangered species, famous musicians, fitness, and space exploration.
A highly specialized database of full-text electronic information especially for teachers, professional librarians, and education researchers. Includes lesson plans, activities, and professional development activities.
Discover thousands of exclusive downloadable audiobook titles, plus content from all major authors and publishers. Available to you with your library card.
RBdigital Magazines, the world's largest newsstand, offers full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps. This collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits.
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The leading source for business and residential data in the United States, ReferenceUSA has over 356 million detailed historical, current, and new US business records. Also available are Canadian business and healthcare records. Find detailed company information including
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Referencia Latina ofrece artículos de más de 50 películas en español de los Estados Unidos y el mundo.
Regional Business News provides full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Search newspapers, magazines, and other resources from trusted news sources.
An online language learning service that includes 30 languages and offers over 50 hours of foundational immersion instruction at every language level. Rosetta Stone provides core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and focuses on activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, and punctuation. Mobile users need to follow the Mobile Application Login Instructions for their first session. You will be asked to enter in your Patron ID which is the series of numbers on your library card.
Many of the schools in the library’s service area offer the Accelerated Reader program. Students earn points at school by reading from a list of pre-selected books, and then taking tests about the books.
With ReadtheBooks, you can sort and search your school's list, then click the Check the Catalog button to find and reserve a copy in the library catalog.
Science In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
The award-winning Science Online offers a comprehensive overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines.
A comprehensive research database that 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 hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics include
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Offering more than 50 complete units of study with over 8,000 science-related assets in a variety of media, ScienceFlix provides students with a better understanding of science concepts and ideas through hands-on projects, videos, multiple text types, interactive features and more.
Use The Shakespeare Collection to access and study an extensive collection of authoritative materials supporting literary, textual, historical, and performance studies. Resources include facsimile copies of the First Folio, key Quartos, and major editions and adaptations from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, as well as other works published during Shakespeare's time, prompt books, the Gordon Crosse Theatrical Diaries, criticism, reviews, images, and contextual reference works.
SIRS Knowledge Source provides relevant, credible information on social issues, science, history, government, and the arts and humanities.
A comprehensive tool that provides step-by-step guidance on planning, starting, and running a small business or nonprofit.
Small Business Reference Center offers full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section, and details on how to create business plans.
This database provides detailed yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that you can quickly find the information you need.
Socrates is a new Las Vegas-based e-learning platform that's fun and educational. Funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, Socrates creates dynamically-adjusting learning paths for each child. This brand new learning tool performs like a video game, with prizes and incentives, as it sharpens math skills for grades K-5. (Language Arts coming soon.) Begin your child's learning journey with Socrates. Free with your library card!
Something About the Author Online provides first-time comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's™ acclaimed and long-standing Something About the Author series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people. Something About the Author Online includes both the main series and Something About the Author Autobiography Series, totaling more than 217 volumes, 12,000 entries, and nearly 17,000 images - all delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.
The Slavery in America digital collection contains more than 600 significant documents of the time--personal narratives, pamphlets, addresses, monographs, sermons, and political speeches--enabling students, faculty and patrons to study the institution of slavery from the 17th century through the end of the 19th century.
The American Revolution digital collection contains nearly 500 significant documents of the time--official correspondence, personal letters, collected writings of key figures, political speeches, memoirs and narratives of soldiers and civilians, histories, biographies, contemporary reference works, and other kinds of documents--enabling students, faculty and patrons to study one of the key events in American history.
The Civil War digital collection contains nearly 500 significant documents of the time--personal narratives, monographs, regimental histories, collected essays, sermons, songs, legal tracts, and political speeches--enabling students, faculty and patrons to study one of the key events in American history.
Sports Illustrated Magazine Archive presents an extensive collection of the popular sports magazine dating from its very first issue in August 1954 through December 2000 presented in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format.
Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts for more than 220 peer-reviewed journals.
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