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D P L A: The Digital Public Library of America provides access to primary and secondary online resources held by America’s libraries, archives, museums and other cultural heritage organizations.

HeritageQuest: For genealogical research.

AtoZdatabases: Business resource - Search for industry and company information, conduct a job search, and locate people.

Business Collection Search for articles and information from thousands of international business and trade publications.

Business Economy and Theory: Business and economics articles that were published in academic journals, newspapers, and magazines.

Business Insights: Essentials: Business Insights: Essentials combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface designed around the research goals and workflows of your diverse business research community.

Career Transitions: Job search resource: resume & cover writing help, practice interviewing skills, and search for a new job.

Demographics Now Library Edition: Search by zip code, statistical area, county, or state and create reports and maps.

Employ Florida Market Place: Employ Florida Marketplace is your one-stop online resource for job listings, education and training opportunities, career building assistance and much more.

General Reference Center Gold: Articles from academic and trade journals, etc. on general interest topics.

National Career Development Association: professional development, publications, standards, and advocacy to practitioners and educators.

O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles: Career exploration resource which includes job descriptions and requirements.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: U. S. Department of Labor resource on occupations, trends, job descriptions and pay ranges.

SizeUp Local Business Intelligence: Includes demographic, market information, advertising and competitive intelligence information.

Small Business Resource Center: Covers all aspects of starting and owning a small business. You'll find recent articles and business plans.

Thomas Net: US Companies and Products: Find suppliers, distributors, and businesses for your business needs. Also, a great job hunt resource.

Value Line: Smart Research; Smart Investing.

Vocations and Careers Collection: Articles on careers that are useful for job searching, keeping your skills up-to-date or planning career changes.

ABCMouse - Early Learning Academy:(Access available only inside library) Fun, colorful educational games and learning activities for kids ages 2-6.

ReadingIQAge of Learning is partnering with the Florida House of Representatives to immediately support the New Worlds Reading Initiative, which provides quality literary resources to Florida families. This partnership offers every Florida family FREE access, through Dec. 31, 2021, to a comprehensive library of digital books for children 12 and under.

Academic OneFile: A comprehensive database of academic articles. Research reputable, authoritative articles.

DigitalLearn.org: Get comfortable using technology: learn the basic skills you need to make technology work for you.

DK Find Out!: Fun and educational facts and information for young, curious minds.

Educator's Reference Complete: A wealth of academic articles for educators about education, child development, and psychology.

ERIC: Institute of Education Sciences: A database of all things education maintained by the US Department of Education.

Expanded Academic ASAP: Your first stop for academic research: cross-discipline, comprehensive content.

Fine Arts and Music Collection: A rich selection of arts-related material including music, film, architecture, dance, and more.

Florida Driving Practice Tests: Free DMV practice tests, in partnership with Driving-Tests.org.

GCF LearnFree: Crucial career and life skills: technology, math and reading, English as a second language, etc.

General Science Collection: General Science Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments.

Gender Studies Collection: Gender Studies Collection provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues and more.

Litfinder: A variety primary literature content including a variety of locations and time periods.

Learning Express Career and college preparation, GED Center, School Admissions Testing Adult core skills, and much more.

Peterson's Master the GED® Test 2014: Test-prep strategies and review materal for the high school equivalency diploma test.

Professional Collection: Professional Collection provides access to journals and other reference content for professionals. The database offers balanced coverage for any professional or user interested in professional development.

Sage Knowledge: Access to the premier social sciences platform for SAGE and CQ Press book, reference, and video content.

Tech Boomers: Tutorials on social media tools, familiar websites, and computer basics.

AtoZdatabases en Español: Recurso empresarial - Busque información de la industria y de la empresa, realice una búsqueda de empleo y localice a las personas.

Informe Académico: Una colección de revistas hispánicas en texto completo. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, actualidades y otras materias.

Learning Express Recursos Para Hispanohablantes, y GED® en Español.

MedlinePlus en Español: Encuentre artículos e información acerca de temas de salud comunes. Incluye información sobre enfermedades y medicinas.

Agriculture Collection: Includes broad coverage of agriculture, the food industry, and horticulture from journals and magazines.

Books and Authors: Find your next book! Browse by genres, awards, characters, and time period.

Computer Database: Information on hardware, software, engineering, and more from magazines, trade journals, etc.

Culinary Arts Collection: Search major cooking and nutrition magazines and journals- recipes, restaurant reviews, industry information, etc.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection: Find information about environmental issues and policy from reputable magazines and academic journals.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: A collection of reference eBooks for on a variety of subjects: art, business, history, sciences, etc.

Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture: A fertile and growing collection, find content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.

General OneFile: Find full-text articles from over 14,000 periodicals on a wide range of topics- great for current events and general information.

Home Improvement Collection: Useful and practical information about construction, remodeling, gardening, and all kinds of home improvement topics.

Home Improvement Collection: Useful and practical information about construction, remodeling, gardening, and all kinds of home improvement topics.

Popular Culture Collection: Pop Culture Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

Psychology Collection: A comprehensive overview of the study of the mind, emotions, and behaviors. Great for students and researchers.

Quotations Search: The 120,000 most authoratative quotations on the web, with 50,000 other short selections.

Religion & Philosophy Collection: Research religions and philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.

Robert's Rules of Order: A general set of rules for organizing societies (groups, parliaments, organizations, etc.) and their meetings.

Health and Wellness Resource Center: Need to research a disease, medicine, or other medical topic? Start here for trustworthy information.

Health Reference Center Academic: Access full text nursing, allied health, and personal health articles from reputable academic sources.

MLA(Medical Library Association): For Health Consumers and Patients: MLA Top Health Website.

MEDLine Plus: Brought to you by the US National Library of Medicine, easy to understand information about common health topics.

MEDLine Plus en Español: Encuentre artículos e información acerca de temas de salud comunes. Incluye información sobre enfermedades y medicinas.

Merck Manuals: Medical information resources for both medical professionals and consumers. The manuals are created by medical experts worldwide and are editorially independent from Merck & Co.

Merck Veterinary Manual: Animal health information for students and practicing veterinarians.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection: A wealth of information for nursing & health professionals- great for academic and professional research.

Psychology Collection: A comprehensive overview of the study of the mind, emotions, and behaviors. Great for students and researchers.

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection: Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.

Ballotpedia: A wide variety of campaign and political information at the local level, and a weekly newsletter with political news & updates.

Be Ready To Vote: All the information and resources you need to vote in Florida elections.

Can I Vote?: Find information about U.S. elections in all 50 states, such as deadlines & guidelines, and polling locations & the identification needed for it.

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government: A clear, informative e-book about the inner workings of the federal government.

Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD): A nonpartisan corporation sponsoring/organizing debates for presidential candidates; histories back to 1858.

The Congressional Record: The official record of the proceedings and debates of the US Congress- published daily when Congress is in session.

Crime and Punishment in America: A reference ebook covering many aspects of the American criminal justice system.

Criminal Justice Collection: Hundreds of full-text journals, great for academic research- law enforcement, forensics, policy development, and more.

C-SPAN Video Library: Historical content includes debates, speeches, rallies, and more - just about everything that has ever aired on C-SPAN - updated daily.

Family Law: Get Family Law Forms from the Florida Courts website.

Federal Register: The official daily publication of presidential documents and rules and notices from Federal agencies.

Florida Courts: Connect with supreme, circuit, county, and district courts in Florida- find information about services as well as publications and statistics.

Florida Free Legal Answers: Gives low-income Floridians a way to get their legal questions answered by a licensed attorney free of charge.

Florida Government Information: MyFlorida.com is the official portal of the state of Florida- information for visitors, residents, and businesses.

League of Women Voters: A nonpartisan political organization, with its national office in Washington, DC, and local and state Leagues in all 50 states, DC, & USVI.

League of Women Voters Florida: Helping Florida voters, with news, issues, events, and a helpful page http://bereadytovote.org/.

OpenSecrets: From nonpartisan group Center for Responsive Politics, search campaign finance data, lobbying, interest groups and political action committees (PACs).

Pasco County Clerk of the Circuit Court: Get information about legal and financial processes in Pasco County- passports, property sales, marriage licenses, etc.

Political Ad Archive: Started in 2016 by founders of the Internet Archive, browse and view TV advertisements by specific candidates, with resources for fact-checking.

Politwoops: Deleted tweets, once published, by local, national, and presidential candidates.

RealClearPolitics: A daily roundup of poll results from multiple polling sources, including opinions, news, analysis, video and poll commentaries.

Sixth Judicial Court of Florida - Pasco/Pinellas: Get information and answer questions about local courts- civil, criminal and family courts.

Sunlight Foundation: Making government & politics more accountable & transparent, to enable citizens with more complete,equitable & effective democratic participation.

U.S. Election Assistance Commission Helpful voter information, and access to surveys & studies on U.S. elections along with the National Voter Registration Act.

VoteSmart: A one-stop resource providing factual and unbiased information on elections, candidates, and elected officials both locally and nationally.

Flipster: Free digital magazine service for our patrons providing access to popular magazines.

Florida Newspaper: Florida-specific articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals.

Popular Magazines: Full text articles from the most searched magazines (note: Images not included).

Wall Street Journal (ProQuest): Contains newspaper articles on a broad range of topics. (note: Images not included).

American Revolution Reference Library: Full text articles from the most searched magazines (note: Images not included).

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras: Comprehensive guide to art and cultural history for students and life-long learners.

Civil War Sources in U.S. History Online: Digital archive which includes firsthand accounts and photographs.

Encyclopedia of African American Culture & History: African-American experience from 1619-present.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Broad overview of costume traditions from diverse cultures.

Florida Classroom Collection: Help for educators, and showcase of collaborative projects between State Library and Archives of Florida & Florida schools.

Florida Photographic Collection: This photo collection is part of the Florida Memory Project, and contains a variety of historical and contemporary images.

Military and Intelligence: Military Affairs from past to present.

U.S. History Collection: Coverage of US history which includes scholarly works and articles.

War and Terrorism Collection: Periodicals and documents covering war, security, weapons, strategy, and more.

World Factbook: This resource from the CIA contains comprehensive information on countries and organizations.

World History Collection: Reliable academic information covering topics from ancient to modern times.

ABCMouse - Early Learning Academy: ABCmouse.com is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities. For children 2-6+.

ReadingIQAge of Learning is partnering with the Florida House of Representatives to immediately support the New Worlds Reading Initiative, which provides quality literary resources to Florida families. This partnership offers every Florida family FREE access, through Dec. 31, 2021, to a comprehensive library of digital books for children 12 and under.

DK Find Out!: Fun and educational facts and information for young, curious minds.

Education - Elementary Edition: Kid-friendly database that has informative and easy to access content.

Education - Middle School Edition: Age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources and much more.

Education - High School Edition: Database geared for teens and their research needs.

Storyline Online:The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Daytime Emmy®-nominated and award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online®, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

TumbleBooks: A collection of animated books for kids to view & read along online! No downloads required.

All Electronic Resources