To access these resources, you need to enter the barcode on the back of your Tazewell County Public Library library card. If you do not have a library card, you can obtain one for free at one of three branches by showing a picture ID and proof of your current address.
Are you trying to find out what the next book in Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series is? Did you like the character Sherlock Holmes and want to read more books about him? eSequels is a great reader's guide to novels in series. You can browse by author, title, character, location, and subject.
Ebsco contains e-books with a free user account.
You can access over four hundred reference books on a variety of topics, including medical dictionaries, an encyclopedia of animals, a dictionary of world history, and much more. Be aware that none of these eBooks are available for download.
NoveList is a great resource to help you find the next book to read. You can read book reviews and summaries. Learn what the next book in a series is. If you liked a particular book or author, NoveList even recommends similar titles and authors. You can search books by topic, author, genre, or title.
This online collection of animated, talking picture books is perfect resource to encourage reading in children. It teaches children the joy of reading in a friendly format. The Tumblebook Library contains existing picture books with added animation, sound, music, narration, and games.
This is a perfect resource for anyone looking for a career or college. This searchable database allows you to uncover what college, technical school, or university is right for you. You can also get advice about writing resumes and improving your interview skills. There are 300 videos covering jobs and career development skills.
Offering content from over 300 largely full-text journals, this collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
A collection of articles covering an array of perspectives on the key current issues in the media, including gun control, social media, mental health, etc.
Special Reports focus on monthly topics of interest for homework help and research assignments. Find diverse global perspectives on issues and events. Includes maps, images, and suggested search terms. New information is added daily.
Tracking the headlining political and governmental news for countries around the world.
Encyclopedia Britannica is a searchable encyclopedia that is great for school projects and subject overviews.
Oxford English Dictionary is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words—past and present—from across the English-speaking world. Access from home by clicking on "Sign in" in the upper right, then entering your barcode.
Oxford Dictionaries provides Oxford's largest modern English dictionaries, thesauruses, and usage guides at your fingertips. Access from home by clicking on "Sign in" in the upper right, then entering your barcode.
Are you trying to get your GED? Do you need extra practice for the PSAT, SAT, or ACT? Are you an adult who is trying to improve your public speaking or personal finance skills? Learn a Test lets you practice for school and community career tests. Other examples include middle and high school SOL subjects, AP exams, real estate exams, ASVAB, cosmetology licensure, and more. You just need to have a library card and register.
Are you planning on going overseas and need to learn a little Spanish, French, or Chinese? Do you need extra assistance with your foreign language classes at school? Have you ever wanted to talk like a pirate?! Arrrr! Then Mango Languages i the perfect resource for you. Mango Languages is a language-learning program that offers audio (spoken) lessons in a number of languages.
Are you interested in researching your family history? Ancestry.com is a great place to start. It has billions of records that include censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more. You can search. At the library, you can access all of Ancestry.com's online record for free.
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Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index.
This essential collection of unique material is for both genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s. Use Heritage Quest to find your ancestors, trace their paths across America, and learn what life was like in the areas where they settled.
Find information on topics related to business, health, education, the environment, government, politics and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, newswires, blogs, broadcast transcripts, periodicals and web-only content including the Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Richmond Times-Dispatch and USA Today. Also includes Special Reports for homework help.
Find It Virginia is great for school projects - elementary through high school - or searching for scholarly information and primary sources. This retrieves full-text articles in the form of newspapers, magazines, and book listings on one screen.
Literati is a great place to begin your research. Not only does it link to 10,000 Topic Subject Pages on topics such as the American Revolution and coal, but it also links to other online databases, the Tazewell County Public Library's catalog, and websites throughout the Internet. You can find images, audio, and video to help you on a report or a school project. This resource easily allows you to cite your information as well.
Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.
All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
This predominantly full-text collection includes over 60 titles in the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Topics include proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more. Coverage begins in 1980.
This set explores what makes people "tick" from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops -- and diminishes -- over time. Your library's users will have instant access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
Access: Bluefield Daily Telegraph(12/28/2007-Current)
Access: Bristol Herald Courier (10/31/2007-Current)
Access: Richmond Times-Dispatch (08/19/1985-Current)
Access: The Roanoke Times (01/03/1990-Current)
Find information on topics of current interest including business, education, the environment, history, homeschooling, science and technology. Features Newsweek, Popular Science, Field and Stream, Mother Earth News, Science Illustrated, Smithsonian and more for homework help and current events.
Access: Newsweek Global (01/04/2013-Current)
Access: Field & Stream (01/01/2011-Current)
This database provides access to several national newspapers and magazines.
Access: USA Today
Access: The Washington Post
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
Birds of North America contains comprehensive life histories for the 716+ bird species in the USA and Canada with accompanying audio and videos.
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