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A listing of all of the online resources provided by the Anchorage Public Library.
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Anchorage Daily News

Newspaper Source

Gale Virtual Reference Center

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Consumer Health Complete




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  Book Collection Nonfiction



    A-Z Available in Library or at Home with a Library Card

    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:

    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 – current.

    Auto Repair Reference Center

    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. (SEE Downloadables LibGuide)  

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

    Heritage Quest - census records, family histories.

    Listen Alaska at Download Audiobooks, eBooks & music. (SEE Downloadables LibGuide)

    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. (SEE Downloadables LibGuide)

    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'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.

    World Book Encyclopedia

    WorldCat - Sources for interlibrary loans.


      A-Z Available Only in Library (no wireless access)


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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)

        Interlibrary Loan Brochure 


        WorldCat - (old) sources for interlibrary loan.

        WorldCat - (new) sources for interlibrary loan

        WorldCat Mobile - mobile applications

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


          Google Scholar Search


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