At the moment, the following databases are available to the public. In time, we hope to add more.
Ancestry (In House only)
This database is great for anyone who is doing genealogical research. This can only be used in the library but is available on all public computers.
Global Road Warrior: The Ultimate Guide to the World
This is a great resource for anyone who is doing research on a country. This will provide historic, cultural, geographical, etc. information.
This state-wide resource is available in the library as well as at home (will need a public library card to access from home). There are a variety of online magazines, newspapers, and journals where you can download full text articles.
JobNow: Live Job Assistance
This resume and job hunting resource is available in the library as well as at home (will need a public library card to access from home). You can create your resume, upload it onto this database, and then receive a critique of it. There is also interview skills help available.
Learning Express (Job & Career Accelerator)
Learning Express is a database of practice tests, exercises and skill building courses. E-books, online versions of print books, are also accessible at the Learning Express website and include many test preparation books for the practice tests. It also includes the Job & Career Accelerator which has information about jobs and available positions. Practice tests ranging from elementary school level to college level, includes tests in English, math, AP exams, SAT, GED, and ASVAB as well as many graduate level entrance exams. There are exams for the CDL, as well as licensing exams for many trades and occupations including nursing, firefighter, law enforcement, civil service positions, real estate and many others.
Salem Press – Online Resources
The Encyclopedia of Global Warming provides comprehensive coverage of the questions of global warming and climate change, including scientific descriptions and explanations of all factors, from carbon dioxide to sunspots, that might contribute to climate change.
Great Lives: Inventors and Inventions offers biographical and in-depth information on important men and women inventors of all time, from around the world.
There is a copy of the print resources in Reference but the online format is available to you at home or in the library.
For all of these databases, the password is nbpl.
World News Digest
This database is great for anyone who is trying to find out when various topics were in the news.