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Download Audiobooks, and eBooks through OverDrive.com. Getting Started & Help on Downloadables page.
Free general knowledge practice test from the State of Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles.
Low income individuals may use this website to ask up to 3 questions a year as long as they are not in jail or prison, the question is not related to a criminal charge, and a lawyer is not already helping with this legal problem. Volunteer attorneys will answer questions, but will not make calls or file paperwork, attend meetings, or go to court on behalf of the person asking the questions.
An educational resource for learning, teaching and promoting Alaska Native languages. This site is intended for learners and teachers of Alaska Native languages or anyone who is curious to learn more.
A center for research and documentation of the twenty Native languages of Alaska. Contains story collections, dictionaries, grammars, an archival collection, research papers and an online store to make publications available for purchase.
A localized index for Alaskan newspapers, magazines, journals and newsletter articles and the polar regions. Citations only. [Date Range: 1890 - Current]
New site, Alaska Library Network version of WorldCat.
Find information on topics related to business, current events, the environment, government, politics and more including newspapers, blogs, videos and web-only content featuring the Alaska Dispatch News, Anchorage Daily News, Anchorage Press, Arctic Warrior, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Juneau Empire, Kodiak Daily Mirror, Peninsula Clarion, Seattle Times, USA Today and more (powered by NewsBank). Learn how to use it with this tutorial.
Find A Topic offers access to hundreds of topics organized by category and is included with America’s News. Start by clicking on a category and a topic. Categories include business, education, the environment, health, international issues, jobs and careers, leisure activities (book reviews), people, politics and government, social issues, sports and technology.
Search more than 30 years of Alaska history with The Anchorage Daily News Collection. Coverage from 1985 through current. Explore current and archived issues of The Anchorage Daily News with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles, as well as content only published online.
In Library Access Only. Come in and librarians will show you how-to get started.
Monthly General Meeting, the 3rd Wednesday of each month, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, BP Energy Center, 900 E. Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage.
Auto Repair Source provides access to information to help users diagnose, repair and maintain more than 37,000 vehicles from 1974 to present.
- Service information optimized for the most common maintenance and repair operations
- Technical service bulletins and recall notices
- Component location diagrams for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks
- Precise and comprehensive wiring diagrams for all systems
- Maintenance schedules and estimated labor times for the most commonly performed operations in a mechanical repair shop
- Engineering specifications/standards for the most common repairs and adjustments
- Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs), flowcharts and step-by-step diagnostic instructions covering powertrain, chassis, body, and network communication
- Part numbers, diagrams and pricing for thousands of the most commonly replaced parts, including manufacturer-suggested retail price, to help users validate the cost of repairs and identify all iterations of a part number or part status (current, superseded, split, discontinued)
more than 461,000 full-text biographies.
With over 1,000 short animated movies for students in grades K-12, BrainPOP covers science, social studies, English, math, engineering, technology, health, arts, and music.
Las películas animadas de BrainPOP en Español apoyan a maestros y estudiantes de primaria y secundaria de la manera más divertida.
Animated fun for kids K-3 about science, writing, social studies, health, reading, and math. Each animated movie has leveled quizzes, games, and activities.
Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. Library card required.
Free automatic bibliography maker. Build a works cited page in a variety of accepted styles.
Health articles for the average person, includes drug index and reports.
Learn over 30 languages with this free, interactive app.
Photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents--shared by America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions--all free and immediately available in digital format.
Free automatic bibliography maker. Build a works cited page in a variety of accepted styles.
Nonfiction holds 4,200 fulltext nonfiction titles, including biographies.
Includes about 30 databases containing citations and full text publications in a variety of subject areas across magazines, newspapers, and journals.
Resources in Spanish. Select MedicLatina for health information. Choose Fuente Academica for all other subjects.
This research database provides high-quality full-text articles from magazines, encyclopedias, academic journals, and books and topic overviews and videos in easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic. You can print, email or save your search results.
Gale Encyclopedia of Law and Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer
Login from home or in the library. Essential collection of genealogical & historical sources. U.S. Federal Censuses, books, bank records, and more. Unique primary sources, local & family histories.
Stream movies and TV shows, download audiobooks, eBooks, comics and music.
History Reference Center is a database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. The database includes full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals and nearly 57,000 historical documents; more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 113,000 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video.
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, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World and many more.
The Home Improvement Reference Center is a database designed to assist homeowners in do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance, and remodeling projects. Step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, and decorating are provided in high-quality PDF files. Additionally, thousands of articles from magazines and reference books provide tips and suggestions to supplement the step-by-step project instructions.
IMSLP stands for International Music Score Library Project, a wiki-based source for public domain music scores, recordings, and information about musical works. View and print pdfs of scores and parts for classical music that is in the public domain.
Explore the world’s largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources. Anchorage Alaska Family History Center, 2501 Maplewood St., Anchorage, AK 99508, (907) 277-8433. Notes: Groups by appointment. Seminar classes every 4th Saturday, some exception.
LearningExpress Library® can provides users with easy-to-use interactive tutorials, e-books and test preparation practice for academic skills improvement in reading, writing, math, social studies and science. The career-related information, test preparation for college admissions, professional career licensing and certification, and high school equivalency are only a few of the many learning tools available.
at Tutor.com - provides live one-to-one every day from 12:00pm to 2:00am Alaska Standard Time (from basic math to AP Physics)
A library of the best video tutorials on the web for learning software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals.
Language Learning Center includes 72 languages taught through interactive lessons and movies. Specialty courses and kids lessons also available. See how Mango Languages works with this 1 minute YouTube tutorial.
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
MedicLatina is a unique collection of medical research and investigatory journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers. This Spanish language database contains full text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish.
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals.
(Basic) - Previously known as Dunn & Bradstreet Million Dollar Database it has over 70 million US private businesses, 3.5 million Canadian private businesses, over 6500 U.S. public companies, complete North American family tree details, over 12 million home based businesses, over 20 million employers in the U.S., over 400,000 employers in Canada, Veterans job search database, over 250 million North America residents, over 30 million businesses, over 245 million global private businesses and global corporate family tree details.
Company profiles, fund information, ETF reports, market and sector reports, and educational tools for investing basics.
All food workers in the Municipality of Anchorage are required to obtain a Food Worker Card within 30 days of hire. Upon successful completion of the course and final exam, you will be able to download and print your Food Worker Card. Your Anchorage Food Worker Card is, valid for 3 years. The online Anchorage Food Worker course and card fee is $10.
Find fiction books based on interests and author readalikes.
Author and title readalikes, suggestions by genre, mood and award winners for grades K-8.
Alaska Records. The records relocated to the National Archives at Seattle as a result of the closure of the Anchorage facility. In order to make NARA's Alaska records more broadly available to the public, we are digitizing the most in-demand records. Contact Us: firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-336-5115
More than 100 Oxford reference titles with over 50,000 entries on topics from history to physics.
Resources that present multiple sides of an issue.
Digitized images of The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal from 2008 to the present. There may be a six week lag time before issues are available.
Access popular eBooks and audiobook titles through RB Digital. Download the app for your Apple, Android or Kindle Fire, or use Adobe Digital Editions on your computer to access hundreds of best sellers and beloved classics.
Science Reference Center is a research database that provides access to hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. 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.
You have access to your favorite Sesame Street characters — Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, and more! These kid-approved Sesame Street stories are available in eBooks, audiobooks, and interactive books with lots of parent tips to help you encourage early literacy.
SLED, the Statewide Library Electronic Doorway, is an easy-to-use website that connects people to high quality Alaska information.
A comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. It supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies. Users also have the ability to search within specific ‘Business Topics’ and ‘Business Types’ relevant to their needs.
These aren’t just eBooks, this is an online learning portal. Read along with picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, and non-fiction. Take interactive quizzes on the books, play learning games, and explore some of your favorite literature in a new way.
Tutors available from 1pm-Midnight Alaska Standard Time, and the 'Career Resource Library' is open 24/7! Links to Alaska open jobs, resume and cover letter templates, interview guidelines and much more for job seekers. For one on one virtual assistance with your job search, click on "Live Homework Help." Under topic, choose "Job Help."
Investment education, how-to guides, market and company profiles, and daily market reports.
Full access to the World Book Encyclopedia suite of online learning tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, games, eBooks, maps, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related websites.
Collection of video tutorials to help familiarize World Book Encyclopedia users with the resources.
Sources for interlibrary loans.
Yup'ik dictionary with audio pronunciations and the ability to construct sentences and see example sentences.