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ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest) - Thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. *
Access Video - Just for Kids - Stream educational videos, music and interactive activities that are kid-safe & ad-free. Featured networks include Dr. Seuss, PBS Kids, Reading Rainbow, Seseme Street and more!
Access Video - On Demand (Infobase) - Stream videos, DIY clips, documentaries, classic stories, biographies and more. Featured networks include A&E, BBC, History, National Geographic, PBS, TED and others!
Accounting and Tax (ProQuest) - Journals and other sources covering current news and topics, as well as the trends and history influencing important accounting and tax issues of the day. *
African American Heritage (ProQuest) - Created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools. *
Agricola (ProQuest) - Produced by the National Agricultural Library, consists of citations, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, AV materials, computer software, and technical reports. *
Agricultural & Environmental Science Database - Includes AGRICOLA, TOXLINE, ESPM and (EIS) databases and provides full-text titles, including scholarly, trade, and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.*
American History (FactCite) - Includes 6,000 illustrated articles on people, places and events. Includes eras in American History, American Indians, states, the Presidents and more. Grades 4 and up.
Ancestry.com - In-Library Use Only. Find census, birth, marriage, death records and more. Must be used at BPL via our public computers or your laptop using the Library's WIFI.
Art & Humanities Database (ProQuest) - Features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies.*
Asian and European Business (ProQuest) - Focuses on Asian business and financial news from from key international publications. *
Australia & New Zealand Database (ProQuest) - Provides full-text academic journals that are published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions.*
Biography for Beginners (FactCite) - More than 700 biographies. Designed for students in grades 3-7. Includes read-along feature.
Biology (ProQuest) - Provides access to a wide range of topics including some of the most popular information resources in academic, government and public research environments. *
Bloom's Literature - Login Required Offsite. Examines writers, works, characters and history in world literature.
BookFlix - Grades PreK-3. This interactive literacy resource builds a love of reading! BookFlix pairs video storybooks with nonfiction eBooks to reinforce reading skills and develop real-world knowledge.
Business Market Research Collection (Proquest) - Conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these sources: Hoover's Company Profiles, OxResearch, US and Worldwide Industry & Market Reports, and Snapshots.
Canadian Business & Current Affairs (ProQuest) - The most comprehensive Canadian reference collection available today. *
Canadian Newstream (ProQuest) - Full text of over 190 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers, which includes the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers. *
Career and Technical Education (ProQuest) - Includes nearly 600 titles, with more than 500 available in full text for quick access to research on virtually any technical or vocational topic. *
Computing (ProQuest) - This database is a premium resource for those who need access to comprehensive coverage of computer topics. *
Continental Europe Database (ProQuest) - Full-text academic journals that are published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many European countries. Subject areas include business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.*
Countries and Cultures (FactCite) - Profiles on the countries of the world with extended histories, fast facts, images, economics, foreign affairs, daily life and culture. Introductory materials for grades 4 and up. More detailed information appeals to students in high grades.
Credo Reference - Credo Reference is an online collection of academic reference books.*
Criminal Justice (ProQuest) - Supports research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. *
CultureGrams - Explore the world through cultural information on more than 200 countries with World Edition. Explore the United States in colorful, engaging reports with States Edition. Tour all the Canadian provinces and territories with Provinces Edition.
Defining Moments in U.S. History (FactCite) - Narrative overviews, primary source documents, images, biographies, timelines and glossaries. Ideal for middle, junior high and high school students.
Early World of Learning - Online resource for preschoolers & children in the early elementary grades. *
East & South Asia Database (ProQuest) - Full-text academic journals that are published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many East Asian and South Asian countries. .
East Europe, Central Europe Database (ProQuest) - Full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in East and Central European countries.*
eBook Central (ProQuest) - "Request Account" with our library to find scholarly ebooks in multiple subjects from world-renowned publishers.*
Education Journals (ProQuest) - Gives users access to over 900 top educational publications, including more than 600 of the titles in full text. *
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Haliazgos - Beginner's Spanish language reference tool. *
Encyclopedia of Arkansas - Offers a definitive, comprehensive, and accurate record of the twenty-fifth state. The online version of the Encyclopedia is the first component of the Project.
Entrepreneurship - Scholarly content - journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings. Also includes practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans and tips from successful entrepreneurs. *
ERIC - The Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full text documents dating back to 1966. *
Essential Information (FactCite) - Database includes information on Language, Literature, Arts, History, Government, Science, World Literature, and Social Science. Designed for upper middle school students to adult learners.
Ethnic NewsWatch (ProQuest) - Ethnic NewsWatch includes current journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and independent presses. *
FactCite 123 - FactCite 123 is fully searchable online information resource brought to you by The Lincoln Library Press. It includes seven modules all with read-along. Subjects include animals, planets, biography, mythology, elements, biomes and countries. Perfect for primary grades.
Facts on File - Login Required Offsite. Explore three subjects: Careers & Education, Language & Language Arts and Current Issues. Includes curriculum tools for educators.
Family Health (Proquest) - Covers an enormous range of subjects of value in the public library context - from sports injuries to women's health, from nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry. *
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center - Explore industries and careers, plan your education and launch your career. Also includes career interest assessments and advice with specialized job skills.
Financial Literacy - Learning tools, calculators and interactive activities. Resource covers personal finance, entrepreneurship and career skills.
Fold 3 - History and Genealogy Archives Plus - *IN LIBRARY LINK* - 60 million pages of historical documents including census records from 1860 and 1930, city directories, historical newspapers, naturalization documents and state records.
Fold 3 - History and Genealogy Archives Plus - *OFFSITE LINK*. 60 million pages of historical documents including census records from 1860 and 1930, city directories, historical newspapers, naturalization documents and state records.
Freegal - Download up to five (5) free songs per week to your personal device, and stream 3 hours per day! Patrons are allowed to keep the music, which are DRM-FREE, Mp3 files that can be played on virtually any computer, smart phone or other mobile device. App available.
Global Breaking Newswires (ProQuest) - Access to the best newswire content available from around the globe as well as growing archive of news indexed and accessible through the ProQuest platform.*
Health and Medical Complete - This database offers reliable, comprehensive journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more. *
Health Management (ProQuest) - This database is a collection of reliable and relevant resources in the field of health administration, including journals and dissertations. *
HeritageQuest - Search censuses, genealogy and local history books, Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank Records and LexisNexis US Serial Set.*
History Study Center - Provides a vast collection of digitised primary and secondary sources for the study of history. It is suitable for high school students to researchers examining hard-to-find primary source texts.*
India Database (ProQuest) - Comprehensive, multidisciplinary resource providing full-text, scholarly journals, all published in India.
International Newsstream (ProQuest) - International Newsstream provides the most recent news content outside of the US and Canada, with archives which stretch back decades featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. ProQuest International Newsstream provides information from more than 660 of the world's top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications.*
Issues & Controversies - Login Required Offsite. In-depth investigations of today's top issues, this resource provides an Encyclopedia, Almanac and quick links to Research Topics. Plus, easy access to issues citing pros and cons. Includes curriculum tools for educators.
Latin American & Iberia Database - This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many Latin American countries, Spain, and Portugal. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.*
LawDepot - Whether you are interested in protecting your estate, managing a rental property, setting up a business, or any other situation requiring legal forms, LawDepot's extensive library of documents and legal resources are able to assist you with your legal needs.
Learning Express Library - Registration Required. Perfect for high school and college students and adults! Includes practice exams for GED, ACT, SAT, GRE plus CDL, ASVAB, Civil Service, Law Enforcement, Firefighter, EMS and US Citizenship. Plus, math, science, reading and other subjects for younger students. To begin using Learning Express, set up a profile. Your profile will allow you to track your success and access Job & Career Accelerator.
Library Science Database (ProQuest) - Library Science Database gives users full-text access to a selection of publications relevant to library and information science. It covers a range of titles and topics relevant to the theoretical and applied study of library science, including trade publications aimed at the library profession as well as scholarly journals.*
Library2Go! (Powered by Overdrive) - Login Required: Library Barcode & PIN. Download eBooks, audiobooks, videos and music to your computer, eBook reader or handheld device. Bentonville Library partners with 13 regional public libraries to provide this service. To access Library2Go! on your smart phone or tablet, download the free mobile Libby app!
Linguistics Database (ProQuest) - This database includes full-text journals and other sources in linguistics, including many titles indexed in Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA). It covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics.*
LION (Literature Online) - Literature Online is the leading online resource for the study and teaching of literature in English. It is a fully integrated service that combines the texts of over 355,000 literary works with a vast library of key criticism and reference resources. *
LISA: Library and Information Science Archives - This database currently abstracts and indexes over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages. Subject coverage includes all aspects of librarianship, library users, information retrieval and more. *
Little Pim - Login Required Offsite. Ages 0-6 years old: foreign language tools for tots! Little Pim partners with Mango Languages for accessible and engaging language learning for young children. The method incorporates words and themes that are relevant to the child's daily life. Research shows that early language learning enhances verbal development, social and cognitive skills. Select from 10 different languages.
Lynda.com - Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through Lynda.com, users have access to a library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. Lynda.com helps students, leaders, IT and design pros, project managers develop software, creative, and business skills.
Mango Languages - Login Required Offsite. Learn a new language in the comfort of your own home! Choose from 70 foreign languages and learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture. Popular courses include: French, German, Italian and Spanish as well as English courses for non-English speakers. Use the translate tool, start learning immediately or set up a profile to track your progress.*
Medical Database (ProQuest) - This database is a comprehensive collection of journals covering clinical and biomedical literature.*
Medline - MEDLINE® is a bibliographic database produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. The database contains millions of citations, derived from thousands of biomedical and life science journals, and indexed with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) from the NLM controlled vocabulary. *
Middle East & Africa Database (ProQuest) - This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in many Middle Eastern and African countries. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.*
Military Collection - This database covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering and more. *
Mythology (FactCite) - Database includes 760 Greek and Roman gods, goddesses, heroes, places and event. Mythology also has hundreds of articles on World Mythology including Hindu, Norse, Chinese, Native American and more. Designed for students in grades 4-12 with an easy reading feature for even younger readers.
NewsBank - NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues. Patrons can search and read hundreds of newspapers and other news sources. Plus, patrons have access to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette!
NoveList Plus - NoveList is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. NoveList's expert recommendations mean that you'll always get high quality results to help find just the right books.
Nursing & Allied Health Source - This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books and more. *
PebbleGo - Specifically designed to meet the needs of PreK-3 researchers, PebbleGo databases support literacy and build a foundation for a lifetime of learning.
Political Science (ProQuest) - This database gives users access to hundreds of leading political science and international relations journals, providing full-text of many core titles indexed in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. *
ProQuest Central - This database serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subjects areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. Features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos. *
ProQuest Learning: Literature - Where students come for the latest word on the authors they study in class and read at home!*
Psychology Journals (ProQuest) - Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics. *
Public Health Database (ProQuest) - This database allows you to search the core literature in the field of public health.*
Reference USA - Login Required Offsite. Conduct powerful market research with these highly searchable and current directories. Perfect for tracking market trends and industry research across various subjects for millions of detailed records. Log on today with US Businesses, US Healthcare, US Historical Businesses, US Jobs/Internships, New Businesses and US Consumers/Lifestyles.
Religion (ProQuest) - This database provides a wide range of primarily full-text, international periodicals for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies of major religions, as well as the most recent trends and scholarly thought. Included are titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations. The resource reflects a wide spectrum of religious belief systems and supports the global study of religion. *
Research Companion (ProQuest) - Built to help students do more effective scholarly research and to support educators as they teach the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information. *
Research Library (ProQuest) - ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to thousands of full-text periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. *
Rosen Core Concepts Biology - Supports STEM learning and delivers curriculum-correlated content; promotes digital literacy and 21st-century learning skills; and offers research, report, and homework help. (Please note: Offsite users will need to click on 'Library Card Login' at the top of the page and enter your library card #)
Rosen Core Concepts Chemistry - Informs and inspires learners about key chemistry topics including atoms, elements, chemical reactions, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and the properties of matter. (Please note: Offsite users will need to click on 'Library Card Login' at the top of the page and enter your library card #)
Rosen Core Concepts Periodic Table - Features a straightforward, easy-to-navigate interface. User-friendly articles make complex scientific concepts both readily comprehensible and highly engaging. (Please note: Offsite users will need to click on 'Library Card Login' at the top of the page and enter your library card #)
Rosen Financial Literacy - From personal finance and entrepreneurship to market economics and globalization, Financial Literacy makes economics and finance readily comprehensible and highly engaging. Articles explore macro-, micro-, and global economics as well as personal and household finance. Users will learn to manage credit and debt, invest with confidence, plan for retirement, and avoid fraud and scams. (Please note: Offsite users will ned to click on 'Library Card Login' at the top of the page and enter your library card #)
Rosen PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science - Informs and inspires learners about key earth and space science topics including earth cycles, ecosystems and biomes, energy and matter, landforms, maps, natural disasters, rocks and minerals, environmental issues, the scientific method, space, water, and weather and climate. (Please note: Offsite users will need to click on 'Library Card Login' at the top of the page and enter your library card #)
Rosen PowerKnowledge Life Science - Content-driven, visually stimulating, and media-rich online science resource specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6. (Please note: Offsite users will need to click on 'Library Card Login' at the top of the page and enter your library card #)
Rosen PowerKnowledge Physical Science - Developed for Grade 3 to 6 learners with their unique learning styles and sensibilities in mind, PowerKnowledge Physical Science features an appealing, friendly interface. All articles are expressly created for an elementary and middle school audience. (Please note: Offsite users will need to click on 'Library Card Login' at the top of the page and enter your library card #)
Rosetta Stone - The Rosetta Stone® solution eliminates translation and tedious grammar explanations, allowing you to intuitively grasp new concepts, all while thinking exclusively in your new language. Unlike videos or books, our solution is all about interaction. At every step, you have to actively demonstrate your understanding of a new language. And Rosetta Stone® software provides the opportunity to develop all your language skillslistening, speaking, reading, and writingfrom the beginning, using your own natural language-learning ability.
Science (FactCite) - Database includes more than 1,000 web pages and hundreds of images on core K-12 topics. Subjects include planets, elements, plants, animals, biomes and more. For students in grades 4 and up.
Science Journals (ProQuest) - ProQuest Science Journals is a definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. *
ScienceFlix - Login Required Offsite. Explore the Sciences: Earth, Space & Life Sciences, Health and Human Body & Physical Sciences, plus Tech, Math and Engineering. Experiments and more!
Shapers of Society (FactCite) - Database includes biographies of 101 men and women who shaped our world with over 1,000 illustrations. With Lexiles® 820L to 1210L.
SIRS Discoverer - SIRS Discoverer is a general reference database for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas and content sets such as reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health, and technology. SIRS Discoverer provides editorially-selected, indexed, and curated materials from over 2,100 newspapers, magazines, and websites offering guided research for young researchers.*
SIRS Researcher - Helps students make sense of the world by offering relevant, credible resources that tell the whole story on major issues and world conflicts of the day. *
Small Engine Repair Reference Center - Login Required Offsite. This database contains comprehensive drawings, diagrams and instructions to repair most small engine mechanics, including: all-terrain vehicles, generators, marine/boat motors, motorcycles, outdoor power equipment, tractors and more!
Snapshots (ProQuest) - This database offers top-line international market research overviews focusing on 40+ industries in more than 40 countries worldwide, including regional summaries. It provides market size, share, forecasts and segments. *
Social Science Journals (ProQuest) - This database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work and sociology. *
Sociology (ProQuest) - This database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more. *
Sports Champions (FactCite) - Database includes 700 inspiring stories of athletes from all sports and 1,500 illustrations. With Lexiles® 880L to 1260L.
STEM (ProQuest) - STEM (ProQuest) contains hundreds of full-text articles about science, technology, engineering and math. Sciences covered include earth, life, physical, medical and applied. Research for students and educators at multiple grade levels.*
Telecommunication Research Library (ProQuest) - This database is an essential resource for anyone researching the industry or its technology. Whether youre looking for the latest news on WAP technology, following market penetration of new technologies, or gathering information about the key players in this field, ProQuest Telecommunications helps you stay one step ahead. *
Turkey Database (ProQuest) - This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in Turkey. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.*
Tutor.com - Tutor.com is a fully online tutoring service. You can get a tutor from 3-10 PM in more than 40 subjects including Math, Science, Social Studies, English, AP ® Support, Foreign Languages and Business. Tutoring sessions take place in our easy-to-use online classroom, which runs in your web browser.
U.K. & Ireland Database (ProQuest) - This database provides ongoing full-text academic journals that are locally published by scholarly publishing organizations and educational institutions in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Major subject areas of study are represented, including business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.*
U.S. Newsstream (ProQuest) - US Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. For academic and public libraries, US Newsstream offers exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and co-exclusive access (with Factiva) to The Wall Street Journal. US Newsstream also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers, and is cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform.*
Video on Demand - Stream videos, DIY clips, documentaries, classic stories, biographies and more. Featured networks include A&E, BBC, History, National Geographic, PBS, TED and others!
World Biography (FactCite) - Database includes 10,000 biographies of people from around the world with 2,000 illustrations. Resource designed for upper middle school students to adult learners.
World Book Academic - The premier resource for students and researchers at the university level with comprehensive reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search. (Optimized for tablets) *
World Book Advanced - A reference tool for 8th grade and up that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search. *
World Book Discover - Reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties, with content and tools specifically developed for these students. *
World Book Early World of Learning - The Early World of Learning is the premier online resource for preschoolers and children in the early elementary grades. Developed with experts on early childhood education, the Early World of Learningoffers rich resources designed for easy integration into the classroom curriculum.
World Book eBooks - A sampling of online eBooks from World Book. *
World Book Kids - A general reference Web site developed especially for young students with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, including an atlas, interactive maps, flags, and over 200 game and activities. *
World Book Online for Kids - A general reference Web site developed especially for younger public library, providing easy-to-read articles, multimedia, and engaging games, interactive tools, and activities as well as an atlas, maps, flags, science projects and teacher resources. *
World Book Student - A research tool tailored for students in elementary & middle schools with over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, 10,000 + biographies, multimedia, videos, animations and student activities. *
World Book Timelines - Offers hundreds of pre-generated timelines across eight broad topics, which cover various time periods in history or span the life of historical public figures.
WorldCat (OCLC) - An international catalog of 212 million+ records for books and other materials in libraries. The bibliographic records are cataloged by OCLC member libraries worldwide, with over 400 languages represented.
*The Arkansas Traveler Database project is made possible by a grant from U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.
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