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A localized index for Alaskan newspapers, magazines, journals and newsletter articles and the polar regions. Citations only. [Date Range: 1890 - Current]
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.
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.
more than 461,000 full-text biographies.
Health articles for the average person, includes drug index and reports.
home page - resources for Alaskan residents
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.
Includes about 30 databases containing citations and full text publications in a variety of subject areas across magazines, newspapers, and journals. And EBSCOhost Mobile for users with mobile devices.
Gale Encyclopedia of Law and Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer
A full text history reference database for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research.
Find fiction books based on interests and author readalikes.
Resources that present multiple sides of an issue.
SLED, the Statewide Library Electronic Doorway, is an easy-to-use website that connects people to high quality Alaska information.
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.