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A listing of all of the online resources provided by the Anchorage Public Library.
Last Updated: Nov 5, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Reference librarians are available at all library locations during open hours to answer questions and assist with research needs. Telephone reference is available during Loussac Library hours at 343-2975.  Click here to use Ask a Librarian to ask a question via e-mail. E-Mail questions can take up to 72 hours for a response.

A-Z list of library resources & databases to begin your research:

Alaska Dispatch Web-Only Source Archives - inclusive date range is August 13, 2008 thru July 7, 2014. Go to Newsbank link and Logon with card number.

Alaska Dispatch News Archives - inclusive date range is July 8, 2014 - current. NOTE:Alaska Dispatch Publishing LLC purchased Anchorage Daily News May 2014. Go to Newsbank link and Logon with card number.

ALNcat - New site, Alaska Library Network version of WorldCat

ALNcat / WorldCat - sources for interlibrary loans.

Anchorage Daily News Archives – inclusive date range is October 1, 1985 – July 18, 2014.

Auto Repair Reference Center

Biography Reference Center

Specialized Business Info Search

Consumer Health Complete

Digital Pipeline home page - resources for Alaskan residents

Dun & Bradstreet Million Dollar Database - Alaska Business Information

Ebsco Host - magazines, newspapers, journals.

Freegal - Free music & video downloads. Go to Downloadables. 

Gale Virtual Reference Center - Gale Encyclopedia of Law and Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer 

Heritage Quest - census records, family histories.

History Reference Center

Listen Alaska at Download Audiobooks, eBooks & music. Go to Downloadables. 

Mango - Language learning center.

Morningstar - investment research

Newsbank Newspaper Search - includes hot topics & current events

NoveList - find fiction books based on interests and author readalikes.

OneClickDigital - download Audiobooks and eBooks. Go to Downloadables. 

Points of View

ProQuest Digital Microfilm -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. 

Teen Health and Wellness  - Real Life Real Answers

Testing and Educational Reference Center - career resources, resume building, practice tests and more.'s Skills Center Resource Library – Tutors available from 1pm-Midnight AST & Career Resource Library is open 24/7.

SLED - Statewide Library Electronic Doorway - resources for, about, and by Alaskans.

Small Business Reference Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

World Book Encyclopedia

WorldCat - Sources for interlibrary loans.


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    WorldCat - (old) sources for interlibrary loan.

    WorldCat - (new) sources for interlibrary loan

    WorldCat Mobile - mobile applications

    ALNcat - Alaska Library Network Catalog - searches Alaska library, Ebsco & Worldcat sources. 



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