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Academic OneFile - Article Search ​Academic OneFile - Article Search ​<div class="ExternalClassD6B9C32FCA804B8B9507EE2A9D7EB5D0">​Articles​ and abstracts from scholarly, trade and general-interest periodicals in current events, science, social science, art, and the humanities.<br></div>
Ancestry Library Genealogy ResourcesAncestry Library Genealogy Resources<div class="ExternalClass5B1EADF2BE26415CA89943D279C17E47"><p>​​​A broad genealogical collection providing coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom.​<br></p></div> Library
Arizona Guide to Grants OnlineArizona Guide to Grants Online<div class="ExternalClass6FF98868F2674213934C3CBF9577BEDF">​A searchable directory of corporate and foundation resources for Arizona grantseekers​. (Only three seats available at a time. Please log out when you are finished.)</div>
Arizona Republic 1999-PresentArizona Republic 1999-Present<div class="ExternalClassEAA9FEF5BAEC428396F68BF636356BF2"><p>​Full text access to the Arizona Republic Newspaper from January 1999-Present. ​<br></p></div>
AtoZ World FoodAtoZ World Food<div class="ExternalClass8873D6A379D541B7879E50E6C40EFF6E"><p>​AtoZ World Food contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world and is the only database that covers food culture in six categories: National Cuisine, Regional Cuisine, Daily Meals, Dining Etiquette, Special Occasion Foods, and Food Trivia.<br></p></div><i class="fad fa-utensils-alt"></i>
AtoZ the USAAtoZ the USA<div class="ExternalClass03DBE40E150244FAA5C1742A599459B9"><p>​AtoZ the USA contains more than 115 country-based articles and 115 state articles for each of the 50 US states, five US territories, and the District of Columbia. Library patrons and students will find unmatched coverage of the country’s people, history, economy, geography, symbols, culture, and society.<br></p></div><i class="fad fa-flag-usa"></i>
Auto Repair SourceAuto Repair Source<div class="ExternalClass813286B4E7BC46439D6C9B7BB99AC88C"><p>​Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides accurate, authoritative, and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls, and more. <br></p></div><i class="fad fa-car-mechanic"></i>
Biography - Gale In Context​Biography - Gale In Context​<div class="ExternalClass352A6BC2C6354F2DB6A54C7D575DF55E"><p>​Biographies on more than 325,000 people from throughout history and around the world.  <br><br></p></div>
Books & AuthorsBooks & Authors<div class="ExternalClass6C4EEAAEB3BD4396A272BFBB817C6582"><p>​Expert book reviews, recommendations and author biographies.<br></p></div>
Britannica LibraryBritannica Library<div class="ExternalClass69BA8C27753C4C989C4376E1D7584F2E">​A suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related websites.<br></div>
CQ Press LibraryCQ Press Library<div class="ExternalClassFDF87DF599C747348EEAD096BFC13ECD"><p>​Useful, expert, and unbiased analysis for researching American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs for students, citizens, and professionals.<br><br><br></p></div><i class="fa-solid fa-newspaper"></i>
Chilton's Car and Truck Repair Library - Auto & Truck RepairChilton's Car and Truck Repair Library - Auto & Truck Repair<div class="ExternalClassCC3FF0B759554AD88F24BE647334DB29"><p>​More than 45 years of information with step-by-step procedures, engine, chassis, electrical, drive train, routine maintenance, suspension work, and more.<br></p></div>
Consumer Reports OnlineConsumer Reports Online<div class="ExternalClass96C0597956C247AEA89D9878D4B6BA60"><p>​Access more than 7,000 product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics, and more from Consumer Reports Online.​​ <br></p></div>
Contemporary AuthorsContemporary Authors<div class="ExternalClass35E6D6CFF76E49E99CD55CAFDDE203E0"><p>​Access complete current biographical and bibliographical data on more than 120,000 modern authors.​ Find continuously updated information on the most active authors including author-provided updates, expanded entries, bibliographies, awards, and recent update information.<br></p><br></div>
Data Axle Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)Data Axle Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)<div class="ExternalClass729F2375AAE445CAA0946830E5C2081C"><p>A national residential and business directory, perfect for finding new customers or researching an industry. The business listings are comprised of over 65 million US business records, 297 million US Historical business records and 4 million New Business records (a total of over 356 million US business records). Also included are over 2.5 million job postings, 292 million consumer records in Consumer Lifestyle, 1.8 million Canadian Business records, 1.2 million Healthcare records and 15 million New Movers/Homeowners records.<br>​<br><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass5C6BA770134B48AB888ABB9BC56B2FAE"><p>​Practice sample permit tests for free as many times as you need, until you're ready to take the real Arizona DMV test! You can also download the current year Arizona driver's handbook, motorcycle handbook, and Commercial Driver's License handbook.<br></p></div>
EBSCO MasterFILE Complete - ​​Articles Database ​EBSCO MasterFILE Complete - ​​Articles Database ​<div class="ExternalClassF05A493BAED4479D8EBA29E5910A5FF7"><p>​Index and abstracts to almost 3000 magazines covering a broad range of topics, as well as reference books, primary source documents, and an extensive image collection.<br></p></div>
Elementary - Gale in ContextElementary - Gale in Context<div class="ExternalClass37BDBAF26F7443E194547F03BE4D40D1"><p>​Thousands of age-​appropriate articles, eBooks and and images; designed for grades K-6.<br><br></p></div>
FlipsterFlipster<div class="ExternalClassE90247A2F9C84851BB307492D31FE34E">​Access Flipster's library of popular magazine titles including Arizona Highways, The Atlantic, People, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, and Time from any computer, laptop, or mobile device that is connected to the internet and click on a magazine to view it immediately within your browser.<br></div>
Foundation Directory (In Library Access)Foundation Directory (In Library Access)<div class="ExternalClassE39DE44533E444098D094E77081BA792"><p>​This database covers nearly 108,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grant-making public charities in the U.S., more than 4,000 sponsoring companies and over 3 million recently awarded grants.<br></p></div>
FreegalFreegal<div class="ExternalClassB65A1E9E270B430D8A9BA42D5F503DDD"><p>​Freegal is a music download and streaming service that offers access to 16 million+ songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 40,000+ labels with music that originates in over 100 countries. Each Phoenix Public Library card holder may download up to 5 songs per week in addition to unlimited streaming music. Downloaded files do not expire.<br></p></div>
Gale Power SearchGale Power Search<div class="ExternalClass5EE3BF6AB09F4E81AE9DE97CFFBA4277"><p>​Gale PowerSearch is a search platform unlike any other, providing libraries with a sophisticated yet simple solution for managing a wealth of periodical, reference, multimedia and primary source information.<br>​<br></p></div>
Gale eBooks - Virtual ReferenceGale eBooks - Virtual Reference<div class="ExternalClass092F8BE5E01841D5B50232FE258D0CBD">Gale eBooks Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research, available 24/7.<br></div>
General OneFile - Article SearchGeneral OneFile - Article Search<div class="ExternalClass3E34CDB3E66D482D9B4A359B725B067D"><p>​Search periodicals, newspapers, reference books and multi-media sources on the humanities, education, environmental issues, technology, health care, politics and more.<br></p></div>
Global Issues - Gale in ContextGlobal Issues - Gale in Context<div class="ExternalClass62F2C1C16A0D4308BC0D33E844AB576E"><p>​Features hundreds of country portals for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.<br></p></div>
Global Road WarriorGlobal Road Warrior<div class="ExternalClass8F6D0F1BAD4040CFA1B9DB64F8B3CB49"><p>​Global Road Warrior is the world's most extensive country-by-country resource for learning about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide. Global Road Warrior consists of 175 Country Guides of 119 topics each. <br></p></div><i class="fas fa-globe"></i> road.png
Grants to Individuals​Grants to Individuals​<div class="ExternalClass64CDF85571B842508A7C1F25784D0025">Online database of more than 6,500 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grant-seekers.<br></div> Library
Greater Phoenix Digital LibraryGreater Phoenix Digital Library<div class="ExternalClass6FFBD6C505D94F10909349FD59C6A37A"><p>​Choose from over 100,000 eBooks, online magazines, and audiobooks to listen to on your smartphone, tablet, or computer through the Libby app.<br></p></div>
Health and WellnessHealth and Wellness<div class="ExternalClassDF2A54C398164B9FB9ADFB4AA7BBE9E1"><p>​Access to authoritative health information, including full-text medical encyclopedias, health and medical journals, pamphlets, streaming videos, and health articles from more than 3,000 general interest publications.<br></p></div>
Heritage Quest - Genealogy ResourcesHeritage Quest - Genealogy Resources<div class="ExternalClassBD614949CF774C39A3AC0C35B8348CB1"><p>​Genealogical information covering America since the late 1700s.<br></p></div>
High School - Gale in ContextHigh School - Gale in Context<div class="ExternalClassAE036E2B891949D3BE3A63A1F268B437"><p>​Explore information from science, literature and history through reference books, newspaper and journal articles, video, and audio files.<br></p></div>
Hobbies and Crafts Reference CenterHobbies and Crafts Reference Center<div class="ExternalClass6F90885427D8405CA9A2F3810FC032D2"><p>​This collection offers hobby enthusiasts hundreds of full-text magazines and books, videos, thousands of recipes and more, all within a unique, easy-to-use interface.<br></p></div>
Home Improvement Reference CenterHome Improvement Reference Center<div class="ExternalClass9A70A0CEAEAE44048F34547DBBFE9CD0"><div><em style="color:#002060;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="border:0px;font-style:inherit;font-variant:inherit;font-weight:inherit;font-stretch:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit;margin:0px;padding:0px;vertical-align:baseline;color:inherit;">Home Improvement Reference Center: </span></em><span style="color:#002060;font-family:arial, sans-serif;font-size:13.3333px;background-color:#ffffff;"> this database provides do-it-yourselfers with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.  Access includes full-text content from leading home improvement magazines and books, plus images not found anywhere else online.​</span><br></div></div>
HooplaHoopla<div class="ExternalClass24199EEFA1404464986CBFBE0D35903A"><p>Choose from over ​​​​one million ebooks, audiobooks, videos, and music to watch or listen to on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Many titles available for instant streaming or temporary download, and automatic return eliminates all late fees.​<br></p>​​</div>
Hoover's Company Records ​Hoover's Company Records ​<div class="ExternalClass1D72DC0D206D474BA5F91A4259ECEA95">Find up to date records on 44,000 major public and non-public U.S. and international companies and 225,000 key executives.<br></div>
IngentaConnect - Journal IndexIngentaConnect - Journal Index<div class="ExternalClassBCACA591D4894D5198F6E778355BD086"><p>​Index and abstracts to more than 20,000 interdisciplinary journals, dating as far back as 1988. Online ordering via credit card for journals not available at the Phoenix Public Library.   <br></p></div>
KanopyKanopy<div class="ExternalClass6B6C4FA0710046F89B294C7EF2D9941C"><p><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:calibri, sans-serif;">Kanopy’s collection offers over 30,000 films and is one of the largest video streaming platforms in the world. Featuring titles from top distribution partners including Warner Bros., MGM, BBC, Paramount, Lionsgate, The History Channel, A&E, Neon, Film Movement, The Criterion Collection, Kino Lorber, The Great Courses, Samuel Goldwyn Films, IFC Films, among others, this vast and diverse collection has something for everyone. </span>​<br><br></p></div>
Legal FormsLegal Forms<div class="ExternalClassFA4033FCB85E459F9D665D4D344B337B">Includes official legal forms enabling users to create their own legal documents.<br></div><i class="fad fa-gavel"></i>
Literature Resource CenterLiterature Resource Center<div class="ExternalClass5270CB038C7746908E56F5D814D176C5"><p>​Provides access to bibliographical and biographical information, literary criticism, and contextual information covering more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers.</p><br></div>
Morningstar Investment Research CenterMorningstar Investment Research Center<div class="ExternalClassE1A9375B5E254CE68F257DEDA8D17BF6">Provides financial data on over 8,000 stocks and 23,000 mutual funds, with independent reports on 1,200 stocks and 2,000 funds.<br><br><br></div>
New York Times New York Times <div class="ExternalClassD9C478DC222A4974ABD8A11535DA7674"><p>​ is a multi-platform news tool that provides full access to New York Times and International New York Times content, including breaking news, multimedia, reviews and opinion, blogs, videos and more.<br></p></div>
News - Online NewspapersNews - Online Newspapers<div class="ExternalClass471C58DC7A2546368FC72D08B27752FA"><p>​Provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world​.<br></p></div>
NoveList K-8NoveList K-8<div class="ExternalClass823D8FC9A68A4320BC2DF508089E91B4"><p>​Online tool to help young readers find new books to read based on books they’ve already read or topics in which they are interested.<br></p></div>
NoveList Plus - Reader Resources NoveList Plus - Reader Resources <div class="ExternalClassC3DEA0723CEE4E079B7266CF9542D483"><p>​Online tool to help readers of all ages find new books to read based on books they've already read or topics in which they are interested.​<br></p></div>
Opposing Viewpoints - Gale in ContextOpposing Viewpoints - Gale in Context<div class="ExternalClass90A508C1D7964DF1BB12FAAB5AA25554"><p>​An online library of current event topics--facts and arguments for and against each topic.<br><br></p></div>
Peterson's Test and Career PrepPeterson's Test and Career Prep<div class="ExternalClass2A9AB0EDDFA3436C801FD3625CFE3C13"><p>​Digital exam and career prep resources can help students and users be better prepared down the road for both college and their career. Discover comprehensive test prep and career solutions from Peterson's, a world-leading educational provider.<br></p></div>
PressReaderPressReader<div class="ExternalClass5AD5EAD7241E4CA08AE130BB84904BEB"><p></p></div>An online newspaper and magazine platform that hosts over 7,000 newspapers and magazines from 100 countries in over 60 languages. It is available in several languages and on PCs and portable devices. <br>
ProCitizenProCitizen<div class="ExternalClass85E718366F6647839D0851255B187AFD"><p>​Practice for the US Citizenship Naturalization exam​ using videos and quizzes.​<br></p></div>
ProCitizen en Español​ProCitizen en Español​<div class="ExternalClassF664495D32AC44B8A6D0173E47824D8C"><p>​Practique para el Examen de Naturalización usando videos y pruebas.<br></p></div>
PronunciatorPronunciator<div class="ExternalClass397F1E0172964D97ADF038031FB60C08">​Learn any one of 80 languages, free with your library card!<br></div>