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AtoZ World Food is a comprehensive database of recipes and food culture articles for 174 countries. Think of it as a world cookbook for 174 countries, although it’s much more. People have been connecting with other cultures through food for thousands of years. Knowledge of local food and food culture is a fun, exciting, and essential ingredient in understanding people of another country.
Partner this database with the PCCLD Spice Library at our Patrick A. Lucero location and create some amazing dishes!
Academic Search Premier contains full-text articles for nearly 4,500 journals including 3,600 scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals.
Find current and archived articles from full-text Spanish-language newspapers published in the U.S., along with dozens of newspapers and other news sources from around the world. Choose an interface and navigation in either Spanish or English.
Find full-text articles from the current and archived editions of approximately 200 local, regional and national business and law publications from across North America. Offers extensive coverage of industries, markets, companies, executives and products.
Full-text electronic editions of valuable national U.S. magazines--all in one easy-to-search database. Magazines include Newsweek, Foreign Affairs, Smithsonian, Field & Stream, Science Illustrated, Baby Talk and many others that offer unique coverage of news, business, politics, sports, entertainment, and cultural activities. Most magazines include shortcut hyperlinks that connect to the most current editions and present material under organized headings.
Continually expanding, it offers searchable digital facsimiles of thousands of titles from all 50 states. With eyewitness reporting, editorials, letters, advertisements, obituaries and much more, this acclaimed collection uniquely chronicles the evolution of American culture and daily life from 1690 to the recent past.
Discover your unique family history! Ancestry Library Edition provides easy access to billions of records from around the world, with new content being added each week. It has unparalleled coverage of the U.S and the U.K. including census, vital, church, court and immigration & passport records as well as record collections from Canada, Ireland and other countries. See our librarian tutorial
Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.
The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media.
The experience and impact of African-Americans.
Provides full text for more than 2,150 journals, magazines & trade publications covering all business disciplines. It offers full text dating back to 1886. BSP's additional full text, non-journal content includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles, and SWOT analyses.
Chilton's is your 24-hour on-call "mechanic" with quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information for vehicles from the major domestic and import manufacturers. Photos, illustrations and repair procedures help to simplify even the most arduous tasks.
Colorado Grants Guide is the premier grant research database for development professionals supporting Colorado nonprofits.
Colorado's Historic Newspaper Collection (CHNC) currently includes 147 newspapers published in Colorado from
1859 to 1923. Newspapers come from 60 cities and 40 counties throughout the state, and contains papers published in English, German,
Spanish, or Swedish.
Find full text articles from the current and archived editions of approximately 75 Colorado newspapers.
Offers detailed profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies.
Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Topics include aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.
When you know more, you can shop smarter. Get product ratings on over 950 brand-name products, a listing of manufacturers, product repair histories and shopping strategies to help make the best buying decisions from Consumer Reports Buying Guide.
Presents articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers.
Data Axle is a great tool for conducting business research, analysis & marketing as well as for finding company information by name, geographic location & industry and residential listings by name, address, city, state, or zip code.
Tap into the knowledge of experts from around the globe, including historians and Nobel Prize winners. Add in Britannica's in-house editorial proficiency and fact checking combined with the experience of curriculum specialists. Encyclopedia Britannica
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Foundation Grants to Individuals allows searching detailed descriptions of more than 7,700 foundation programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers.
Downloadable e-book service offering over 20,000 e-books from a number of different publishers. E-books are always available with no wait for checkout.
Freegal allows you to download music from the Sony music collection.
The reference books in this online collection are available to be viewed 24x7 on any computer with an internet connection. Reference books are included in the following subject areas: History, Environment, Biographies, Cultures around the World, Religion, Law, Literature, Science and more.
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment, including content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for approximately 295,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,600 records.
Provides assistance with tutoring in elementary, middle school, high school, intro college, and adult education. Live online tutors will be available daily from 2:00-11:00 pm while you’re at the library or at home. HelpNow includes a writing lab, SAT/ACT/GED test prep, virtual group workrooms, and live help with English, Social Studies, Science, and Math.
Heritage Quest Online includes U.S federal Census records, family histories, published genealogies, historical books, Revolutionary War record, and more to help you trace your American ancestor path across history.
History Reference Center features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. Also includes access to a number of history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, and 77,000 biographies.
Home Improvement Resource Center features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines and books, plus images not found anywhere else online. All of the content is organized in a robust, easy-to-use interface so that users can quickly find the information they need.
Explore Korean titles in Hoopla.
Explore Native American titles in Hoopla.
Toque na descoberta. Leia, ouça e assista instantaneamente com seu cartão da biblioteca.
Explore Russian titles in Hoopla.
Aprovecha el descubrimiento. Lea, escuche y mire al instante con su tarjeta de la biblioteca.
Khai thác để khám phá. Đọc, nghe và xem ngay lập tức bằng thẻ thư viện của bạn.
Tap into discovery. Instantly read, listen and watch with your library card.
International Building Code 2009 offers up-to-date, comprehensive insight into the regulations surrounding the design and installation of building systems. It provides valuable structural, fire-, and life- safety provisions that cover means of egress, interior finish requirements, roofs, seismic engineering, innovative construction technology, and occupancy classifications.
International Mechanical Code 2009 offers the most current mechanical codes that address the design and installation of the most current mechanical systems. IRC 2009 is designed to provide comprehensive regulations for mechanical systems and equipment, including coverage of HVAC, exhaust systems, chimneys and vents, ducts, appliances, boilers, water heaters, refrigerators, hydronic piping, and solar systems.
International Residential Code 2009 was created to serve as a complete, comprehensive code regulating the construction of single-family houses, two-family houses (duplexes) and buildings consisting of three or more townhouse units, that combines building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, energy, and electrical provisions into a single resource.
JobNow is a unique service that features expert resume assistance, live interview preparation, and career coaching. JobNow also offers an Adult Learning Center which includes GED and citizenship test preparation, an expert writing lab, study tools, and a unique academic skills center featuring live, online tutors available from 2:00-11:00pm daily.
Legal Information Reference Center offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues. This resource includes hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo.
LISTA indexes nearly 690 periodicals, books, research reports and proceedings on librarianship back as far as the mid-1960s.
Mango offers a fast and convenient solution for our community’s increasing language-learning needs. There are 47 foreign language learning courses, as well as 16 English language learning options. Check out the mobile apps for Android and iPhone to allow the ability to learn a new language wherever you are! View a Mango Tutorial by our own Digital Librarian.
MAS Ultra contains full-text for more than 500 popular high school magazines, more than 360 full-text reference books, 84,774 biographies,100,554 primary source documents, and an image collection of 293,480 photos, maps & flags.
Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier provides full text for more than 1,750 general periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general 105,787 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 293,480 photos, maps and flags.science, multicultural issues and much more. It also includes 86,019 biographies.
Middle Search Plus provides full-text for 140 popular middle school magazines as well as 84,774 biographies, 100,554 primary source documents and an image collection of 293,480 photos, maps and flags.
Morningstar provides data on more than 385,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 8 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. The print subscription will be going away as of Dec 24th, 2012. Contact the Reference/Readers Advisory Department at 562-5601 with any questions. Guide
Discover your family story. Grow your family tree, find new relatives, and explore billions of historical records.
National Electric Code 2008 provides regulations for electrical wiring and equipment in virtually all types of buildings in an effort to maximize public safety, emergency preparation, and electrical worker protection. This new edition responds to industry needs with expanded requirements based on research, new technologies, and recent events.
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for six national (U.S.) and 125 international newspapers. The database also contains full text for more than 335 regional (U.S.) television & radio news transcripts are provided from ABC News, CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, National Public Radio (NPR), etc.newspapers.
Stay entertained and informed with the world’s largest catalogue of digital magazines and newspapers delivered directly to your devices. Instantly access 7,000 titles in more than 60 languages when you download cloudLibrary NewsStand. An easy-to-use standalone app that offers individual articles, back issues, and an EZ read mode. All you need is your library card!
Northstar Digital Literacy is a tool to figure out what computer skills you have and what skills you need to improve. You can learn online with self-guided modules to find out your basic skills and ability to do certain tasks.
NoveList is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
Prepare for standardized tests with eBooks, online courses, and full-length practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT, AP, PSAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, U.S. citizenship, and more in Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep. Research undergraduate and graduate programs, finding tuition assistance, and exploring and preparing for careers whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time or searching for new opportunities. A variety of interactive methods prompt personalized career recommendations and insight on programs, knowledge, skills, and ability. Search for jobs and create visually interesting résumés, cover letters, and websites that can be externally shared with prospective employers, using prebuilt templates.
Contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.
Primary Search includes full-text articles for 70 popular elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). It also includes an image collection of over 293,840 photos, maps and flags.
This website offers easy-to-read news stories that can help you learn to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Provides information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Pueblo City-County Library Digital Collections of archived photos.
Provides full-text articles for more than 80 regional business publications, including business journals, newspapers and newswires from all over the United States & Canada - includingColorado Biz & the Colorado Springs Business Journal.
Religion & Philosophy Collection is an essential full-text database for theology and philosophy research. It includes hundreds of full-text journals and magazines covering many religious and philosophical topics, including world religions, religious history, political philosophy and philosophy of language.
Science Reference Center contains full-text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Subjects include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Offers quick online access to repair information for motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, boats, personal watercraft/jet skis & more. The database offers assistance in providing routine maintenance, such as tune-ups and brake service, as well as extensive repairs involving engine and transmission disassembly.
Covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, including addiction studies, ethics, public welfare, urban studies and more.
Search the Pueblo Chieftain from 1991 – today. Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues. Includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections. Available from inside the library or from home.
Access The Wall Street Journal from anywhere. Simply click on the link to create your account. Your access will be available for the next 3 days. At the conclusion of the 3 day period, you may click the link again. Log in as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created.
Topic Search is a current events database that includes social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. It contains over 105,000 full-text articles from 1,622 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.
Is a comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks in 98 industries, the stock market, and the economy available in a concise, easy-to-use format. Also included is the Small & Mid-cap Survey which reports on approximately 1,800 small & mid-cap stocks not included in The Value Line Investment Survey.
WorldCat Discovery helps people easily find and get resources available at your library and in libraries worldwide through a single search of WorldCat and familiar, authoritative e-content collections. It also connects users to your collections via popular websites where people typically start their research.