Online Resources

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BrainHQ™ is an easy way to make brain health a priority. Library card holders can access a suite of online exercises designed to stretch your brain in new ways to help you think faster, focus better and remember more.


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Access the Overdrive digital library and use your library card to download Audiobooks, ebooks, music and videos.
Overdrive’s Front Line direct technical support for patrons


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Learn a language! Use your library card to login from anywhere.


Colorado Grants Guide

The Colorado Grants Guide is Colorado’s leading online tool for funding research. This comprehensive resource guide contains over 750 profiles of local foundations and trusts, corporations, national funders, government agencies and religious organizations that support Colorado nonprofit organizations. In-library use only. Available at the Fairplay and Bailey libraries only. Let the library staff know that you would like to see the Online Colorado Grants Guide so we can log you in with the username and password!


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Knowledge is power. Why not learn something new today? UniversalClass™ offers hundreds of affordable online CE classes facilitated by dedicated instructors sharing their knowledge on almost any imaginable topic. These are non-credit courses and are provided for your personal enrichment. These courses are not intended to be a substitute for any state, government, licensing, or educational requirements.


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You can access the Denver Post in 3 ways through the Park County Libraries. You can view the top and breaking stories HERE. You can read the actual paper at the Bailey Library. Or, you can visit any Park County Library and let the librarian know you would like to view the complete digital edition. In-library use only.


AR BookFinder AR Book Finder

Searching for Accelerated Reader books is fun and easy with this free online tool.


EBSCO Databases A-Z

Database Tutorials

ASP_button_150x75 Academic Search Premier

A multidisciplinary database with full-text for over 2,000 journals, including many peer-reviewed titles and popular magazines. Covers social sciences, humanities, education, computer science, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and more. Includes Consumer Reports.


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Do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs, and updates are added on a regular basis. All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians.


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Browse and search for company profiles, industry information, market research, and country economic data.


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The industry’s most popular business research database with full-text for more than 2,200 journals and business publications, including peer-reviewed titles. Covers management, marketing, banking, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and more.


Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection

Free access to more than 600,000 digitized pages, representing over 160 individual newspaper titles published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. Browse and search for feature stories, society news, advertisements, photos, editorials and more. Free website, library card not required.


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The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. Covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine.


EBSCOhost_button_150x75 EBSCOhost

EBSCOhost is a single access point to most of the individual databases listed here. Click “General Research Databases” to select and broaden your search for information and articles across multiple databases.


explora_web_button_150x75 Explora – General Research

Explora is an easy-to-use tool that can help you complete research and classroom assignments. Discover reliable information on topics covering a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.


explora_web_button_elementary_schools_200x100Explora – Elementary School

Search results are aligned with a student’s grades in school. Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. Covers a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.


explora_web_button_high_schools_200x100 Explora – High School

Search results are aligned with a student’s grades in school. Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. Covers a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.


explora_web_button_middle_schools_200x100 Explora – Middle School

Search results are aligned with a student’s grades in school. Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. Covers a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.


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Features over 25,000 informative articles and images on a wide range of subjects.


GreenFILE_button_150x75 GreenFile

This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Covers global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.


hrc_button_150x75History Reference Center

U.S. and World history, with full-text historical documents and articles from reference books, history magazines, journals, and newspapers. The database also provides timelines, biographies, maps, photos and video clips.


lirc_button_150x75 Legal Information Reference Center

Tools and detailed how-to instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues. The database contains hundreds of full-text legal publications, consumer reference books, and thousands of legal forms searchable by subject.


LISTA_button_150x75 Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text

Indexes over 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and conference proceedings. Covers librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and more.


masultra_button_150x75 MAS Ultra – School Edition

Designed for high school and community college level research. The database features full-text for over 500 general interest publications, including peer-reviewed titles and reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection.


MasterFILE_Premier_button_150x75 MasterFile Premier

A multidisciplinary database with full-text for nearly 1,700 periodicals, plus reference books, primary source documents, and an image collection. Covers general reference, business, health, education, science, multicultural issues, and more.


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Designed for middle school level research. The database features full-text for more than 150 magazines, plus biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, photos, maps, and flags.


NS_button_150x75 Newspaper Source

Cover-to-cover full-text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers and selective full-text for more than 330 regional (U.S.) newspapers. Additionally, full-text television and radio news transcripts are provided from major media sources.


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For fiction readers of all ages and interests. Search by favorite author, title or series, genre, or subject to find book recommendations and readalikes. The database also provides book reviews, reading lists, and discussion guides.


POVRC_button_150x75Points of View Reference Center

Full-text essays that present an overview, and both affirmative and opposing arguments for hundreds of controversial issues. The database also provides guides to critical thinking, debate, developing arguments and writing position papers.


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Full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines, plus the Encyclopedia of Animals, American Heritage Children’s Dictionary, and an image collection of 91,000 photos, maps and flags.


psych_behav_sciences_button_150x75 Psychology & Behavioral Sciences

This comprehensive resource provides extensive full-text coverage for topics in the fields of psychology and behavioral sciences.


RBN_button_150x75 Regional Business News

Broad coverage for full-text business publications on a regional level (U.S. and Canada) spanning over 22 years. Resources include newspapers, radio and television news transcripts, trade publications, magazines and newswires.


SciRC_button_150x75 Science Reference Center

Designed to meet every science researcher’s needs. Full-text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Also provides teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.


SERRC_button_150x75 Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Repair and maintenance guides for all types of small engines. Detailed, yet user-friendly, the database contains over 440 full-text reference books with original photos and illustrations that guide the user through every job.


SWIFT (Statewide Interlibrary Loan Fast Track)

SWIFT is a statewide interlibrary loan service for libraries of any size or type, allowing you to search and place requests for materials located throughout the state of Colorado. The service currently includes more than 350 libraries.


TOPICsearch_button_150x75 TopicSearch

This current events database covers social, political, & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular or controversial discussion topics. Provides full-text articles from U.S. and international news, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, and government publications.


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An online library of over 120 picture books with 26 language narrations, making them perfect for emergent readers everywhere. Free website, library card not required.


WorldCat_Logo_V_Color WorldCat

WorldCat lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and more than 10,000 libraries worldwide. Free website, library card not required.

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