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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 - includes most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information back to 1954. (Chevrolet Corvette not included.)
Consumer Health Complete - Health articles for the average person, includes drug index and reports.
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.
Points of View - resources that present multiple sides of an issue.
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.
SLED - Statewide Library Electronic Doorway - resources for, about, and by Alaskans.
Small Business Reference Center - Offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center - contains the full set of small engine repair manuals from Clymer http://www.clymer.com.
Teen Health and Wellness - Real Life Real Answers
Testing and Educational Reference Center - Find colleges, graduate schools, career resources, resume building and test preparation materials.
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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ALNcat - Alaska Library Network Catalog - searches Alaska library, Ebsco & Worldcat sources.