Database

Driving-Tests.org

Driving-Tests.org includes practice tests for the driver's exam for cars, motorcycles, and commercial driver's license as well as online driver's manuals and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

BusinessUSA

BusinessUSA implements a "no wrong door" approach for small businesses and exporters by using technology to quickly connect businesses to the services and information relevant to them, regardless of where the information is located or which agency's website, call center, or office they go to for help. 

Literary Reference Center

Combining information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals, and original content from EBSCO, Literary Reference Center features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries & work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books & monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines & journals, book reviews from the most prestigious publications, poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and much more.  -from EBSCO

Academic Search Premier

 A popular resource found in many academic settings worldwide, this resource was designed for the premier researcher, rich with the most valuable, comprehensive multidisciplinary content available. As a leading scholarly database, it provides access to acclaimed full-text journals, magazines, and other valuable resources.

-from Ebsco

Zinio

Zinio is the ultimate app for magazine lovers, with digital magazines for iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac & PC.

Titles include:

Backpacker

Bicycling

Consumer Reports

Cosmopolitan

Country Living

Digital Photo

Do It Yourself

Every Day with Rachael Ray

Food Network Magazine

House Beautiful

Mother Earth News

National Geographic Interactive

National Geographic Traveler Interactive

Newsweek

O, The Oprah Magazine

Organic Gardening

Popular Photography

Popular Science

World Factbook from the CIA

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map. 

-Description from www.cia.gov.

World Book Kids

World Book Kids is the premier online resource developed especially for young users. The site has been optimized for tablets and features image-based navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of images and videos as well as a wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities.

World Book Kids features:
* A variety of simple search and browse navigation options
* Thousands of easy-to-read articles with embedded multimedia
* Engaging images, illustrations, videos, maps, and animations
* More than 50 challenging games across five subject areas

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books with unlimited remote access from the library and home. The collection includes animated books, educational games, Spanish and French books, plus the ability to navigate the entire site in other languages such as Spanish.  Many books are now available for the iPad!

Travel.State.Gov from the U.S. Department of State

This database from the U.S. Department of State provides country specific information for every country of the world.  It is great for people planning on traveling internationally or those wanting to learn more about current political and social conditions in a specific nation.

In this database, you will find information like the location of the U.S. embassy and any consular offices; whether you need a visa; crime and security information; health and medical conditions; drug penalties; and localized hot spots. 

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