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Ancestry

Genealogical research database provides information on more than 1 billion names and 3000 databases. Includes selected census records, birth, marriage and death, military, probate, and immigration and naturalization records as well as some genealogical newspapers and periodicals. Also included are guides to starting genealogical research and compiling a family history.

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AR DMV Practice

To ride the Ozarks with the Razorbacks blaring on the radio, you’ll need a valid automobile or motorcycle operator’s license. Or, if you are looking to haul cargo through the so-called “land of opportunity,” you want to check into the regulations required for a commercial vehicle license. We have you covered with comprehensive practice tests and exam simulators that give you the feel of exactly what it is like to take the test at the Arkansas DMV.

AtoZdatabases

Premier job database that has over 7 million job listings. Search Nationwide, by City, State, or by ZIP code. Simply find jobs by keyword, business name, and job title. Search by 27 popular categories to see available jobs in your industry. Apply for full-time, part-time, internship, contract, or temporary jobs. Advanced searching allows you to limit by salary range, a radius around your city or ZIP code, and many more selections.  Further, the jobs are linked to a business database for job-seekers to find Human  Resource contacts or do research on the company they are applying for – essentially making AtoZdatabases a one-stop-shop for job search.

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AtoZU Training Center

At AtoZU, our mission is to provide a quality education that will strengthen the knowledge of both patrons and librarians. AtoZdatabases pursues this mission through offering various courses such as Principles of Basic Searches in AtoZdatabases, Principles of How to Find a Job, Résumé Writing & Ace an Interview, and Principles of How to Find New Customers & Grow Your Business. The purpose of these courses is to help patrons and librarians capitalize on the information we have compiled. All sessions are free. Additional training sessions will be added in the near future.

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Black Life In America

The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media.

Booklist Reader

Facing full bookshelves at your local library, though wonderful, can also be daunting. The American Library Association has just what you need! Booklist Reader, the monthly book-browsing magazine for avid readers like you, makes it fun and easy to discover new books. Wonder how Booklist Reader can enhance your TBR list?

 

Help Now

24/7 on-demand tutoring across all K-12 subjects. Not only does HelpNow provide unscheduled, instant tutoring and homework help, it features an innovative writing lab, high-stakes assessment and test preparation, ELL/ESL support, and foreign language assistance.

HeritageHub

Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.

Hispanic Life In America

The experience and impact of Hispanic Americans as recorded by the news media, 1704 to today.

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Kanopy

Get free access to thousands of movies with your library card.

Legal Information Reference Center 

Database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds, with the Legal Forms by U.S. State feature, users can search state-specific legal forms by top subject areas including adoption, bankruptcy, name changes and more.

Libby

Borrow and read free ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from your library using your phone or tablet.

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NewsBank

Access to full-text articles in more than 500 newspapers, wire services, and broadcasts.

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Scholastic Teachables

Scholastic Teachables—worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, and more! We offer printable activities for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond.

Small Business Reference Center

Small Business Reference Center offers readers a collection of state-specific resources supported with demographic data and other local information. Business videos include interviews, "lessons learned" features, lectures and how-to videos to help foster success in all aspects of managing a business.

VetNow

Brainfuse VetNow was carefully developed with your community’s veterans and their families in mind. Brainfuse carefully scrutinizes resources and rigorously screens our navigators to ensure veterans get the help they need, when they need it. VetNow navigators help veterans and their families understand and apply for the benefits they are eligible for from local, state, or federal programs. From housing and health care to education, mental health, and more, Brainfuse VetNow navigators are ready to help.

Traveler Databases 

The Traveler Statewide Resources project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.

Local, State, & Federal Resources 

Local, State, and Federal resources provided by the Arkansas State Library. 

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