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Databases  Available to City of Winter Park residents from home or office with your library card.
 
Alphabetical list of databases

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Search Consumer Reports


Apps

 Get full-text articles from any of the free Gale
 database, courtesy of the State Library of  Florida.

                        

 Learn a language on the go with Mango on iPhone
 or Android


   

 Find full-text articles from magazines, journals and 
 newspapers.

                       
 Reference USA offers info and marketing data on
 businesses. Search by geographic location, create
 lists, and more. iPad



 

 
 

Click here to learn how to use Flipster.
 

Biography Education  Health & Medicine Science & Technology
  Books & Literary Criticism Encyclopedias History Spanish/Espanol  
Business Facts & Figures Language Learning  Test Preparation
 Careers, Jobs and Resumes Genealogy News/Magazine Articles  

 

 Biography
 
 
Biography in Context   Click here for a tutorial  Click here for an info guide
  
A collection of biographical essays and articles on 335,000+ people from throughout history and around the
  world.
  
 
 
EBSCOhost  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for an info guide 
  Find abstracts and full-text articles from 350+ magazines and newspapers. 

  InfoTrac OneFile   Click here for an info guide                   
  
Provides millions of full-text articles from popular to scholarly journals and magazines.    

  Literature Resource Center  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for info guide
  Data and critical analyses of over 122,000 writers.

 
World Book  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for info guide  
 
The 22-volume print set, and links to over 120 periodicals.   

 

 Books & Literary Criticism

  Books & Authors  Click here for a tutorial
  
Use Books & Authors to find genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun.  140,000+ titles.

  Children's Literature Comprehensive Database 
  For home use, click
here

  
Read 300,000+ book reviews.  Search and browse by author, subject, lexile range, genre, illustrator, and more. 
 
 
EBSCOhost  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for an info guide 
  Find abstracts and full-text articles from 350+ magazines and newspapers. 
 
  LitFinder   Click here for a tutorial    Click here for an info guide  
  
LitFinder offers "full-text, indexed and excerpted literature" as well as bios, explanations, overviews and images.

 
Literature Resource Center 
Click here for a tutorial  Click here for info guide
  Data and critical analyses of over 122,000 writers.
 
  Novelist   Click here for a tutorial  Click here for info guide 
  
Have you just finished reading a good book and are looking for a readalike?  Novelist offers that and more,
  with reviews, genre lists and Lexile ratings.
 

 

 Business
 
  Business Plans Handbook
  Search hundreds of business plans compiled by entrepreneurs North America. Includes templates, fictional
  business plans, and a listing of organizations, agencies, and consultants.
 
 
DemographicsNow Library Edition 
Click here for a tutorial  Click here for an info guide           
  
"A comprehensive web-based solution offering up-to-date resources on demographics and extensive market level
  information.

  EBSCOhost  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for an info guide 
  Find abstracts and full-text articles from 350+ magazines and newspapers. 
 
 
General Business File ASAP   
Click here for info guide
  
Find articles to "Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends..."   
 
  InfoTrac OneFile   Click here for an info guide                   
  
Provides millions of full-text articles from popular to scholarly journals and magazines.

 
ReferenceUSA  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for info guide 
  Offers verified details on 20 million U.S. businesses and 222 million U.S. residents. Find new business
  opportunities, research executives and companies, news articles,
conduct market research and much more.   
 
  Small Business Resource Center  Click here for an info guide
  Resources to finance or manage your small business, including sample business plans, how-to guides, articles
  and websites
.

 

 
 Careers, Jobs and Resumes
 
  Career Transitions  Click here for an info guide
  Search for jobs, browse careers, prepare for interviews, and more.  Also includes an automated resume-maker
  and cover letter generator.

 

 Education

  EBSCOhost  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for an info guide 
  Find abstracts and full-text articles from 350+ magazines and newspapers. 

  ERIC  available in Library only
  Locate journal articles and reports about education.

  Expanded Academic ASAP  Click here for an info guide
 
From arts and sciences to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across
  all disciplines. 

  InfoTrac OneFile   Click here for an info guide                   
  
Provides millions of full-text articles from popular to scholarly journals and magazines.

 


 Encyclopedias

  World Book  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for info guide  
  
The 22-volume print set, and links to over 120 periodicals.

 

 Facts and Figures

  World Book  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for info guide    
 
The 22-volume print set, and links to over 120 periodicals.

 

  Genealogy

  Heritage Quest  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for info guide 
  Search the U.S. census 1790 - 1920 and partial
1940, local history books, Revolutionary War pension files, and
  more. 

 

 Health & Medicine

  EBSCOhost  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for an info guide 
  Find abstracts and full-text articles from 350+ magazines and newspapers. 
 
 
Health & Wellness Resource Center  Click here for a tutorial   Click here for an info guide 
  Find the latest info including overviews of diseases, the latest research articles, pamphlets, health calculators,
  and more.  Includes alternative medicine.

  Health Ref. Center Academic  Click here for an info guide
  Access full text nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources. 

  InfoTrac OneFile   Click here for an info guide                   
  
Provides millions of full-text articles from popular to scholarly journals and magazines.

  MEDLINE
to use from home or office, click here
 
Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index. Includes thousands of abstracts.

 

 History

  Biography in Context   Click here for a tutorial  Click here for an info guide
  
A collection of biographical essays and articles on 335,000+ people from throughout history and around the world.

  EBSCOhost  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for an info guide 
  Find abstracts and full-text articles from 350+ magazines and newspapers. 

  InfoTrac OneFile   Click here for an info guide                   
  
Provides millions of full-text articles from popular to scholarly journals and magazines.

 

 
 Language Learning
 
  Mango 

  Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese,
  Brazilian, Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more.

 

 Newspaper & Magazine Articles

  EBSCOhost  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for an info guide 
  Find abstracts and full-text articles from 350+ magazines and newspapers. 

  InfoTrac OneFile   Click here for an info guide                   
  
Provides millions of full-text articles from popular to scholarly journals and magazines.

 
Orlando Sentinel & America's Newspapers   Click here for a tutorial
  Full-text articles are available from the Orlando Sentinel (1985 - ).  Browse 800+ national newspapers for more
  articles. 

 

 Science & Technology

  Computer Database  Click here for an info guide
  Find computer-related product introductions, news, and reviews.

  EBSCOhost  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for an info guide 
  Find abstracts and full-text articles from 350+ magazines and newspapers. 

  InfoTrac OneFile   Click here for an info guide                   
  
Provides millions of full-text articles from popular to scholarly journals and magazines.

  World Book  Click here for a tutorial  Click here for info guide  
  
The 22-volume print set, and links to over 120 periodicals.

 

  Spanish/Espanol

  Informe  Click here for an info guide
  Revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad, y
  mas.
 

 

  Test Preparation

   Driving-Tests.org
   Free DMV practice tests.
 
 
 

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