Online Databases

Library Card Holders can access nearly all of our Online Databases from home.

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  Huron Public Library Atriuum Catalog
Find library books, magzines, DVDs and other material.
  NoveList Plus in-library use
OR
NoveList Plus at-home use 
Read everything by your favorite author? Let NoveList help you discover new authors and titles based on your reading preferences.
  NoveListK-8 Plus in-library use
OR
NoveListK- 8 Plus at-home use
For K-8 readers, their parents and teachers. NoveList finds books that young readers will enjoy.
 Academic Search Premier   Academic Search Premier
A general, multidisciplinary research database, with thousands of acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.
 AGRICOLA (1970+)   AGRICOLA
The National Agricultural Library provides information for all aspects of agriculture. Includes abstracts, bibliographic records, and journal citations from around the world.
 ebsco host logo   AHFS Consumer Medication Information
A recognized standard for patient drug information, published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
 Alt Health Watch   Alt-HealthWatch
A full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
 Archive Grid   Archive Grid
Collection of over four million archival material descriptions from thousands of libraries, museums, archives, and historical societies.
  A to Z World Food
Explore food culture and find recipes by country.
 
  America's Genealogybank by Newsbank
Quickly find your ancestors in over 300 years of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and government reports.
 Books and Authors
Books & Authors
Guiding readers from every level of reading proficiency to books that match their interests. Book reviews, biographies, awards and bestseller lists, and book series.
 Business Source Premier   Business Source Premier
Top journals covering all business disciplines; including marketing, management, accounting, finance, international business, and economics.

Chilton Library 
Car and Truck repair guides online
 Consumer Health Complete   Consumer Health Complete (Consumer Edition)
Convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Browse medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
 Consumer Health Complete   Consumer Health Complete (Journal Search)
Searches Journals for health-related topics. Content covers all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream to holistic medicine
 Consumer Reports   Consumer Reports
An easily searchable compilation of consumer product research. Product ratings and reviews, recommendations, money-saving tips, and videos.
 Culture Grams   CultureGrams
Daily life and culture, statistics, history, customs, lifestyles, recipes and interviews from over 200 countries. In four modules: World, Kids, United States, and Canada.
    Driving-Tests.org
Practice exams for written portion, SD drivers manuals (Driver, Motorcycle, & CDL) and South Dakota DMV FAQ section
E-Sequels   E-Sequels
Find out what the next book is in your favorite series (NOTE: does not include children's books, short stories or non-fiction.)
    E-books, audio and magazines
Download books and magazines for reading & listening on the go!
 eBooks on EBSCO   EBSCO eBooks Collection
Over 10,000 books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, business, computers & more.
 
 EBSCOHost MegaFile
Covers every area of academic study and general interest subject areas
 explora   ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)
Indexed and full-text education literature and resources; essential for education researchers of all kinds
 explora educators edition   Explora Educators
Journal articles and other tools for educators. It includes lesson plans, student tools, and curriculum standards.
 explora primary school   Explora Kids (Grades K-6)
An encyclopedia especially for elementary school students. Additional searching available through EBSCO's advanced search
 explora   Explora Libraries
A research database especially for public libraries, with material from encyclopedias, magazines, books, and more
explora
Explora Teens (Grades 7-12)
A research database especially for middle and high school students, with material from encyclopedias, magazines, books, and more
 Energy Citations (1948+)   FDSys Federal Digital System
The United States government's official depository of online documents.
 Fold 3 library edition   Fold3 by Ancestry
Genealogy information focusing upon US military records; including stories, photos, and personal documents.
 
  Freegal Music
Online Music for streaming and downloading (daily and weekly limits per user)
Freegal Music FAQs
 funk and wagnalls encyclopedia   Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia
A student encyclopedia that provides over 25,000 entries on a wide variety of topics
 Gale Virtual Reference Library   Gale Virtual Reference Library
Dozens of reference books for all ages. Includes health, history, government, science, education, business, and more.
 GCFLearnFree.org   GCF Learning
Free online computer courses created by Goodwill Community Foundation, Inc
  GoodCall Scholarship Engine
A comprehensive list of reputable private scholarships for students. Covers a wide variety majors at all education levels including graduate and doctoral.
 Green File   GreenFILE
Scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments, and minimizing negative impacts.
 Health Source Consumer Edition   Health Source: Consumer Edition
Consumer health information includes magazines, reference books, and current health pamphlets.
 Health Source Nursing Academic Edition   Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more.
 Heritage Quest logo
Heritage Quest
For genealogy and family history research 
 HighWire Press   HighWire Press
Offering free access to millions of articles from hundreds of publications in the sciences.
 Ingenta Connect   Ingenta Connect
A global research index, with millions of citations from over 30,000 publications, including over 6,000 on-line journals.
    Law Depot
Create personalized legal documents specific to your state/province and personal situation
Getting Started with Law Depot video (on Vimeo)
 Legal Forms   Legal Forms
Thousands of downloadable, customizable, legal documents, specifically for South Dakota residents. Includes real estate, wills, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord-tenant and many categories.
 Learning Express Library
Learning Express Library
Practice tests for ACT, SAT, AP and many career exams 
    Manualslib.com
Find product manuals in .pdf format. Free website.
 Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA)   Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Indexes and abstracts for key library and information science journals, books, research reports and more.
 mas ultra school edition   MAS Ultra School Edition (Grades 9-12)
Contains full-text articles of popular high school magazines covering a range of subject areas, including history, science, and careers.
 MasterFILE Premier   MasterFILE Premier
For public libraries; EBSCO provides magazines, reference books, primary source documents, and an extensive image collection with photos, maps and flags
 MedlinePLUS   MedlinePLUS
From the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in understandable language.
 MiddleSearch Plus   MiddleSearch Plus (Grades 5-8)
For middle schools; it has biographies, primary source documents, reference books, a vast image collection, and articles from popular middle school magazines
 Miss Humblebees Academy   Miss Humblebee's Academy
Interactive learning program for ages 2-6; in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music.


 MyHeritage
 More than 5 billion records from around the world for family history research
    Newspapers.com Library Edition in-library use
OR
Newspapers.com Library Edition at-home use
Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s-2000s 3,000+ news titles from the U.S. and around the world.
    Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments
Take proctored online tests to earn certificates. Prove you have the computer skills that employers want!
 MasterFILE Premier   Points of View Reference Center
Presenting multiple sides of issues, it helps one create persuasive arguments and essays, understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.
 primary search   Primary Search (Grades K-6)
For elementary schools; it contains articles from popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedia entries and a large image collection.
 pro citizen   (unavailable after Sept 30)
 Procitizen in English
An interactive course for immigrants preparing to take the Naturalization Test.

 pro citizen   (unavailable after Sept 30)
 Procitizen en Español
Un curso interactivo para los inmigrantes que se preparan para tomar el examen para obtener la ciudadanía.

 Regional Business News Plus   Professional Development Collection
Full-text information for educators, professional librarians, and education researchers.
    (unavailable after Sept 30)
 Pronunciator
Learn a new language 
 ProQuest Logo
ProQuest Research Library
Full-text magazine and journal articles 
 ProQuest   PubMed
More than 27 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
 Web Link to Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890- 1982   Readers’ Guide Retrospective 1890-1982 (H.W. Wilson)
Searchable full coverage of the original paper volumes of a broad selection of periodicals.
 Regional Business News Plus   Regional Business News Plus
Full-text worldwide business information. Includes newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, trade publications, magazines, newswires and videos
 SAGE   (unavailable after Dec 31)
 SAGE Knowledge
A social science digital library for students and faculty. Has nearly 5,000 titles of eBook and eReference content, as well as business case studies and streaming video.

 Sanborn Maps   Sanborn Maps
South Dakota Historical Maps from 1867 to 1970 
 web link to science reference center   Science Reference Center
Articles from hundreds of science magazines, encyclopedias, reference books, and a large image collection; primarily for K-12 students
 Sci Tech Connect   SciTech Connect
Science, technology, and engineering research information from the U.S. Department of Energy. Includes technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia, and software.
SIRS Discoverer logo
SIRS Discoverer
For K-8 grade researchers
 SIRS Researcher
SIRS Researcher
For 6-12 grade researchers 
 Indian Country Today Index   South Dakota Newspaper Indexes
Historical newspaper indexes from the following: Deadwood/Black Hills (1877-1900), Indian Country Today (1991-2003), Rapid City Journal (1999-2005), SDSU Collegian Index (1970-2000), and Sioux Falls Argus-Leader (1979-2003).
 Teacher Reference Center   Teacher Reference Center
Indexing and abstracts for over 200 of the most popular peer-reviewed teacher and administrator trade journals.

US Newsstream by ProQuest
Full-text articles from over 1000 newspapers, television, radio and web-only media sources.
 
Virtual Reference Library 
Online reference book collection
World Book Discover
World Book
For all ages K-12 and general research, includes Spanish and French editions
 World Book Advanced
World Book Advanced (Grades 9-12)
Full encyclopedia and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, back in time articles, special reports and more.
 World Book Discover   World Book Discover
Has reference resources for differentiated instruction, such as ESL, reluctant readers, and adult learners. Also includes an extensive life skills section.
 World Book Dramatic Learning   World Book Dramatic Learning
Adaptions of classic plays for grades 1-12. Scripts, lesson plans, activities, how to put on plays and apply these materials in the classroom
 World Book Early World of Learning   World Book Early World of Learning
For preschoolers and early elementary students. Narrated stories, interactive games, original videos, and a visual interactive encyclopedia to help develop and strengthen vocabulary, reading, and other skills.
 World Book Kids
World Book Kids (Grades K-5)
A general reference for elementary students, it offers easy-to-read articles with embedded multimedia, images and videos as well as games, science projects, and activities.
 World Book Students   World Book Student (Grades 5-9)
Includes the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, videos, student activities, and research tools

WorldCat in-library use
OR
WorldCat at-home use
Available for use only at the Huron Public Library

Ancestry Library Edition
For researching local history and family histories
  HistoryGeo
Displays a map with over nine million original U.S. landowners in a single, searchable presentation.


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