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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.
Here is an 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. Access via Newsbank link below, from home computer - type your library 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. Access via Newsbank link below, from home computer - type your library card number.
ALNcat - New site, Alaska Library Network version of WorldCat
ALNcat / WorldCat - sources for interlibrary loans.
Digital Pipeline home page - resources for Alaskan residents
Dun & Bradstreet Million Dollar Database -
Ebsco Host - magazines, newspapers, journals.
Gale Virtual Reference Center - Gale Encyclopedia of Law and Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer
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.
Teen Health and Wellness - Real Life Real Answers
Tutor.com's Skills Center Resource Library – Tutors available from 1pm-Midnight AST & Career Resource Library is open 24/7.
WorldCat - Sources for interlibrary loans.
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Interlibrary Loan at APL
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Request material or check on material you have requested from outside our library system. Reference staff can assist you.
Interlibrary Loan contact information: Mon-Fri, 10am- 4:30pm; Ph: 907-343-2826 (voicemail always available)
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ALNcat - Alaska Library Network Catalog - searches Alaska library databases, Ebsco & Worldcat sources.