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Use the search feature below to access a wealth of information on your chosen topic from magazines, journals and other educational research databases.
Consumer Reports
Investing Center
Culture Grams

Academic Search Complete

Support your scholarly research with full-text articles from periodicals and peer-reviewed journals covering subjects from art history to zoology.

Adult Learning Center

Achieve your learning and career goals with live assistance from Brainfuse. Connect with experts to prepare for the GED, practice for the U.S. citizenship test, write a resume, and more.

Ancestry Library Edition

Access is available only in a library
Access hundreds of years of history in billions of historical documents and photos from all over the world. Unlock your own story through census data, immigration and military records, legal documents, and more.

Auto Repair Source

Find up-to-date service and repair information, including maintenance schedules and recall notices, for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

Biography in Context

Find information on the world’s most influential people through biographical entries, videos, images, primary sources, and articles from hundreds of periodicals and newspapers.


Conduct research, work on projects, and explore your interests using this reference resource for all ages.

Britannica Escolar

Access Britannica’s resources in Spanish for elementary and middle-school level research.

Britannica Moderna

Access Britannica’s resources in Spanish for high school and college-level research.

Colorado Grants Guide

Colorado Grants Guide Online
Colorado’s leading online tool for grant-funding research. Search for profiles of government agencies, national funders, and local foundations, trusts, and corporations that support Colorado nonprofits.

Consumer Health Complete

Access the health information you need across all areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to a variety of complementary, holistic, and integrative perspectives.

Consumer Reports

Explore unbiased product reviews, ratings, and research based on rigorous, independent testing. Discover health and personal finance advice, home improvement projects, and more.


Discover current cultural and geographical information about states, provinces, and countries around the world. Students of all ages will find details on economy, weather, history, and recipes.

Global Issues in Context

Explore current issues and topics of interest through statistics, reports, articles, and videos profiling diverse perspectives. Save the perfect source or highlight crucial information for a project or paper.

History Resources: Facts on File

Find primary sources, maps, timelines, videos, and more for American, ancient and medieval, and modern world history. Great for high school and college students looking to ace their history papers and projects.

Homework HelpNow

Get live, expert homework help, tutoring, and chess coaching, or create your own virtual study room with friends to share notes. Take practice tests for major academic and vocational exams. Offerings exist in English and Spanish with live translation support.

Investing Center

Find research and investment analysis on stocks, funds, and industries to support informed portfolio development. Compare your holdings to industry standards, build reports, and learn more about investments.

Legal Forms

Gale Legal Forms
Download Colorado legal forms, documents, and filing instructions for hundreds of subjects related to business, personal, and federal matters. Find legal counsel in specific fields with the Attorney Directory.

Literature Resource Center

Explore background information on famous writers and works of literature through critical, interdisciplinary sources. Ace your school projects by saving sources and creating highlights and notes.


Search billions of historical records, photographs, and family trees to dive deeper into your genealogy. Create your own family tree to track your progress and help others discover their roots.

Newspaper Source Plus

Your source for both current global news and a vast archive of back issues, TV news clips, and radio and TV transcripts. Great for news enthusiasts and students seeking primary sources.

NoveList Plus & NoveList K-8 Plus

Explore librarian-curated book lists and find read-alikes based on author, series, or title. Use the Appeal Mixer to find books based on mood, theme, writing style, and more.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Thorough examination of contemporary social issues, including academic and popular sources, infographics, statistical data, and digital media. Offers insight into the differing views surrounding hot-button topics.

Peterson’s Test Prep

Gale Presents
Explore college and career options, build a professional resume, and access practice tests for major academic and vocational exams.

Reference E-Books

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Browse a vast library of e-books with topics ranging from arts, literature, and history to business and medicine. Perfect for research or casual reading. Popular offerings include DK Eyewitness Books, the For Dummies series, and Eyewitness Travel.

Science Reference Source

Find full-text articles, experiments, worksheets, and lesson plans across all the major science disciplines, from biology to space sciences. Perfect for students and educators.

Value Line Investing Research

Value Line
Your source for daily stock market updates, investment research, and stock analysis, as well as in-depth analysis of companies and industries.

World Almanac for Kids

Find kid-centric resources on topics from geography to health with unique offerings like science experiments, informational videos, and learning games.