Complete List of Databases

  • Academic Search Premier (ELM)
    Provides access to full-text articles in the topics of biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology and more.
  • Alt Health Watch (ELM)
    Find information on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
  • Ancestry Library Edition
    Find census, birth, marriage, death records and more. Accessible in libraries only.
  • ArchiveGrid (ELM)
  • Britannica Online Public Library Edition (ELM) – Inside the library
    Search magazines, journals, videos, and the Web’s best sites.
  • Britannica Online Public Library Edition (ELM) – Remote access: Home, work, school, etc.
  • Business Source Premier (ELM)
    Provides access to full-text journal articles and business reports.
    Search OCLC’s Catalog of Art Museum Images Online.
  • – The Chilton subscription will be available through March 31, 2017.

    Use this database to access Chilton manuals, diagrams and videos from 1940 to the present.
  • Consumer Health Complete (ELM)
    Find reliable information on topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, fitness, nutrition, children’s health, etc.
  • Educator’s Reference Complete (ELM)
    Find resources on issues related to administration, funding and policy in education.
  • ERIC (ELM)
    The Education Resource Information Center provides access to education literature and resources
  • Expanded Academic ASAP (ELM)
    Find full-text coverage on a wide-range of topics including social sciences, education and science.
  • Explora (ELM)
    Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework.
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (ELM)
    A student encyclopedia, Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics.
  • Gale Power Search (ELM)
    Search one or more of the following databases at the same time – great for middle & high school research: Discovering Collection, General Science Collection, Informe!, Junior Edition, Student Edition, & Junior Reference Collection.
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition (ELM)
    Find reliable information on a variety of medical conditions with full-text articles from magazines, pamphlets, and reference books.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (ELM)
    Find scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong.
  • HeritageQuest (from inside the library)
  • HeritageQuest (from outside the library)
    This genealogy database provides a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history.
  • InfoTrac Student Edition (ELM)
    Designed for junior high and middle school students, InfoTrac Junior Edition includes major magazines, newspapers and reference works.
  • Junior Reference Collection
    Junior Reference Collection offers easy access to award-winning content from the acclaimed Gale U*X*L product line. Covering the core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies, and more, JRC provides a premium selection of reference, primary sources, and multimedia content, including audio and video clips and more than 7,400 photographs.
  • Kids InfoBits (ELM)
    Contains simple, quick access to curriculum-related information on current events, arts, sciences, health, people, government, sports, history and more for grades K-5.
  • LearningExpress Library (ELM)
    Adult Learning Center. Resources to help you achieve your educational and career goals. Includes a Computer Skills Center and a Job & Career Accelerator. 
  • LitFinder (ELM)

    Covering world literature and authors throughout history, LitFinder contains a wealth of literary works including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. For students or patrons seeking a deeper view into literature.
  • MAS ULTRA School Edition (ELM)
    Provides full-text periodicals covering general reference, health, science, and other areas.
  • MasterFILE Premier (ELM)
    Search full-text periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multi-cultural issues and much more.
  • MegaFILE (ELM)
    Search Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier and Regional Business News with one search.
  • Middle Search Plus (ELM)
    Contains full-text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines, in addition to thousands of biographies and historical essays.
  • Minnesota Reflections
    A Minnesota Digital Library project offering resources on Minnesota’s history and geography.
  • MnLINK
    Use MnLINK’s Get It! button to request materials not found in LARL’s catalog.
  • Points of View Reference Center (ELM)
    Find articles and other resources designed to provide multiple sides of a current issue.
  • Primary Search (ELM)
    Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, Primary Search contains full text popular, elementary school magazines.
  • Professional Development Collection (ELM)
    Contains everything from children’s health and development to cutting-edge pedagogical theory and practice.
  • Pronunciator Language Learning Service
    A fun and easy way to learn any of 80 languages.
  • ProQuest Newsstand Complete (ELM)
    Provides access to over 350 full-text newspapers enabling users to search the latest news from around the world.
  • Regional Business News (ELM)
    Provides access to regional business newspapers.
  • Science Reference Center (ELM)
    Search a comprehensive research database providing easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content.
  • Tumblebooks
    Tumblebooks provides access to animated children’s books and games in several languages.
  • WorldCat
    WorldCat is a global catalog of library collections. Find the materials you are looking for in a library near you! Ask your librarian for help in requesting items you find in WorldCat.
  • Zinio
    Digital access to popular magazine titles. Access and read these titles on your computer or mobile device.