Full text for scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
Complete electronic editions of more than 20 Spanish-language newspapers published in the U.S. and archived and current articles from Spanish-language newspapers around the world.
Search for books in the Accelerated Reader program by title, author, and topic.
News articles covering companies, industries, executives and products from more than 400 U.S. local, regional, national newspapers, newswires and business journals from 1993 to the present.
Full text from local, regional, national and international newspapers.
Build math and reading skills, improve writing, speaking and grammar, become a U.S. citizen.
Tutors available 2 p.m. - 11p.m. Get help preparing for the GED, writing a resume, learning how to use Microsoft Office programs and developing other skills. Also provides access to practice tests for the U.S. Citizenship exam. Ask a question or upload writing samples any time to hear back via email.
A variety of resources handpicked by Jeffco librarians on the topic of aging well. Resources include online databases, reading lists, local resources and websites.
Interactive e-books from Rosen and PowerKids Readers collections.
Used by professional mechanics to diagnose and repair cars and trucks. Get the latest technical service bulletins and recall notices, and access OEM wiring diagrams, maintenance tables, diagnostic trouble codes, labor estimator and so much more. Not available from home.
More than 1,000 articles on the animal kingdom including animal sounds, maps, and photos of animals in their natural habitats.
Covers each of the 50 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and major territories. Articles cover history, geography, economics, government, culture, and major cities. Special features include essays on U.S. presidents and major Native American tribes, timelines, educational games and an almanac.
A collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices.
Interactive e-books that introduce readers to the distinctive animals of our continent.
Interactive e-books from the Spotlight on American History series. This series will introduce readers to the extraordinary history of the United States and the people, places, and events that helped shape our young nation.
Interactive e-books from the PowerKids Readers series. These titles help readers explore their national heritage and nourish their budding sense of citizenship.
A genealogy resource containing approximately 4000 databases of census, vital, church, court and immigration records. Content ranges from the 13th to the 21st century and provides billions of indexed names. In addition to coverage for the United States and the United Kingdom, there are record collections for Canada, Europe and Australia. Not available from home.
Interactive e-books from the Spotlight on Ancient Civilizations series. This series provides an examination of three of the world’s most fascinating and influential ancient civilizations: Chinese, Indian, and Mesopotamian.
Interactive e-books from the Spotlight on Ancient Civilizations series. Learn about the mysterious and fascinating empires of Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome by examining major aspects of each culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.
Interactive e-books from the Spotlight on Ancient Civilizations series. These volumes allow readers to understand how ancient peoples lived, and how their geography and environment affected their cultures.
Interactive e-books from the Animal Kingdom series.
Interactive e-books that bring to the forefront the amazing traits and adaptations of animals such as dung beetles, hummingbirds, and rats.
Information of most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Includes technical service bulletins, recall information, wiring diagrams, specification and maintenance schedules and more.
Interactive e-books that introduce a few special animals that protect themselves with natural body armor.
Browse, check out, and download e-books and audiobooks to your computer or device. Need help?
Provides biographies for people from around the world and throughout history. Search by a person's name or by other criteria such as nationality and occupation.
Watch video versions of classic children's books.
Improve your brain health with clinically proven brain training exercises.
A variety of resources handpicked by Jeffco librarians on the topic of business. Resources include online databases, reading lists, local resources and websites.
For all subject areas related to business. Full text from scholarly business journals. Also includes indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886.
Cameron’s Collection has nearly 40 eBooks that provide targeted resources and guidance on mental health and wellness. Download PDF chapters to your computer or mobile device. From Gale Virtual Reference Library
Guidance for starting a new career or advancing in your current field. Prepare for entrance and occupation exams, join the military, learn job search and workplace skills, and prepare for the WorkKeys Assessments and the TOEIC.
Prepare for important exams like the ACT, SAT, PSAT, AP Tests, TOEFL iBT, IELTS, and essay writing.
Skills review in several subjects, test prep for Graduate School Admissions Exams, College Placement Exams, and CLEP Exams.
Interactive e-books from the Spotlight on Colorado series. This series combines videos, activities, interactive timelines, primary sources, and teaching tools to provide a comprehensive understanding of the land, people, and rich history of Colorado State.
Search the most comprehensive database of funders that support Colorado-based community organizations.
Full text of Colorado newspapers, including: Arvada Press, Broomfield Enterprise, Brush News Tribune, Canyon Courier, Columbine Courier, Daily Camera (Boulder), Daily Sentinel (Grand Junction), Denver Post, Fort Collins Coloradoan, Fort Morgan Times, Gazette (Colorado Springs), High Timber Times (Conifer), Journal-Advocate (Sterling), Lakewood Sentinel, Lamar Daily News, Moffat County Morning News, Rio Bianco Herald Times, Rocky Mountain News (1989 to 2/28/09).
A collection of newspapers published in Colorado between 1859 and 1930.
A variety of community resources handpicked by Jeffco librarians, including local resources and websites.
Comprehensive health and medical info, including videos, fact sheets, images and diagrams, reports and a medical dictionary.
Search for product reviews and ratings, as well as recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services. "Patron ID" is your library card number. Select "ConsumerReports.org" on the next page.
Interactive e-books that address the pressing need for books on language skills at the elementary-school level.
Find information about the cultures and peoples of the world. Includes maps, images, statistics, flags and more.
Find adventure nearby or discover something new at the museums and cultural centers that have partnered with Jefferson County Public Library to provide access to library card holders.
Brings history up close by looking at people's everyday lives throughout the centuries. Find out what people ate, wore, and used. Research topics such as food, fashion and holidays.
Sign up for a daily dose of books. Receive an excerpt of a featured book each day and by the end of the week, you've sampled the first two to three chapters.
A database for geographic business intelligence research. Provides information to help businesses with marketing their services, identifying new customers or sales territories and learning about competitors. Produce high quality reports with maps and charts representing the data.
Full text of the Denver Post from June 1989 to the present.
World Book's excellent editorial content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish for young learners.
More than 45,000 full articles with links to research-oriented websites.General Knowledge for High School, College, & Adult Users.
Interactive e-books that tie into elementary science curricula and explain to readers how energy travels and transforms the world around us.
Interactive e-books from Rosen and PowerKids Readers collections.
Search across several EBSCO databases for videos, magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, primary source documents, and biographies on a variety of topics.
Search across several EBSCO databases at once. Find information for school assignments from videos, magazines, reference books, and primary source documents.
Search across several EBSCO databases at once. Find information for school assignments from magazines, newspapers and reference books on a variety of topics as well as videos, primary sources, images and biographies.
Interactive e-books from the Spotlight on Explorers and Colonization series. The biographies in this series detail the lives and deeds of the most noteworthy explorers to cross the high seas or tread new routes across continents.
Interactive e-books that profile some of Earth's toughest, most brutal animals.
Interactive e-books from the PowerKids Readers series. Readers are introduced to a delightful collection of fish, as well as a pair of invertebrates that are commonly referred to as fish.
A collection of electronic reference books covering many subject areas. Download PDF chapters to your computer or mobile device.
A variety of resources handpicked by Jeffco librarians on the topic of genealogy. Resources include online databases, reading lists, local resources and websites.
Guides seniors who have no computer experience through four basic Internet functions: electronic mail (email), discussion (threaded chat), a multi-lingual search through a partnership with Yahoo! and links to other sites. One feature is Memories: Generation to generation, specially designed to link school children with seniors. Not available from home.
Provides up to date information about current world issues and international news stories.
Find information about prehistoric and classical mythology as well as more contemporary myths from literature and popular culture.
A variety of resources handpicked by Jeffco librarians on the topic of government. Resources include online databases, reading lists, local resources and websites.
Government publications, scholarly articles and general-interest publications on topics including renewable energy, green building, global warming and recycling.
Updated monthly, this online encyclopedia contains articles, biographies, in-depth information on American cities, bibliographies, and links to outside websites.
Interactive e-books from the PowerKids Readers series. Readers discover the traditions that enrich holiday celebrations, including delicious foods, lively decorations, fun games, and fascinating stories.
A variety of resources handpicked by Jeffco librarians on the topic of health & medicine. Resources include online databases, reading lists, local resources and websites.
Online homework help. Tutors available 2 p.m. - 11 p.m. Get help in English, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Studies and Adult Education topics.
Includes U.S. Census images for 1790 through 1930, as well as indices for 1790 through 1920 and part of 1930. Also includes family histories, local histories and primary sources.
Guided support and preparation to help you earn a high school equivalency credential. Prepare for the GED, GED en Español, HiSET, and TASC.
An online collection of history reference books. Includes the following titles from several series: Great Events from History: The Ancient World, The 18th Century and The 20th Century 1901-1940; Great Lives from History: The Renaissance, The 17th and 19th Centuries, Notorious Lives; Milestone Documents in American History: The Fifties, Sixties and Seventies.
Historical encyclopedias plus historical documents, biographies, photos and maps.
Check out, stream, or download video, music, audiobooks, comics, and e-books. Only available to Jefferson County residents. Need help?
Interactive e-books full of information and tips for telling animals apart, such as alligators and crocodiles and rabbits and hares.
An online version of the Marshall Cavendish International Wildlife Encyclopedia. Find information about species from every branch of the animal family.
Interactive e-books from the PowerKids Readers series. Online lives begin at an early age, and this collection offers at-level information on Internet safety for early readers.
A collection of oral histories from Jefferson County.
Access job search resources and career assessment tools. Log in between 2 p.m. and 11 p.m. for live online help, including interview coaching and resume reviews. Submit a resume any time for help via email.
A variety of resources handpicked by Jeffco librarians on the topic of jobs & career. Resources include online databases, reading lists, local resources and websites.
Watch over 26,000 independent, international, classic, or documentary films. Only available to Jefferson County residents. Need help?
Interactive e-books from the Spotlight on Kids Can Code series. Readers are introduced to essential coding terms and concepts, including graphical user interface (GUI), open source resources, and robotics.
Designed especially for students in Kindergarten through Grade Five. Kids InfoBits meets the needs of young students with simple, quick access to curriculum-related information on current events, arts, sciences, health, people, government, sports, history and more.
An online encyclopedia, atlas, and almanac about countries and cultures for students.
A variety of resources handpicked by Jeffco librarians on the topic of law. Resources include online databases, reading lists, local resources and websites.
Practice tests and test prep for the GED, ACT, U.S. Citizenship, entrance exams and more.
Sample legal forms for family law, power of attorney, leases and more. Many forms are specific to Colorado.
Legal articles and some forms. Includes NOLO books with legal how-to information.
Interactive e-books that will nourish interest in hunting and encourage responsible hunting.
Use this tool if you want to know whether a specific book is within a student’s Lexile range.All you need is a book’s author, title or ISBN number to find the Lexile text measure of that book.
Have reading recommendations delivered right to your inbox. Choose from more than 25 genres or topics.
Find literary criticism, author biographies and work overviews, as well as literary works such as poems, stories and plays.
Create an account to access over 4,200 video courses free with your library card. Lynda features courses taught by industry professionals on software, computer programming, web design, photography, video, job and career skills and more.
To use the Lynda.com app on your mobile device, first create your account on the web by following the link above. After installing the app on your device, tap the Organization tab, enter "jeffcolibrary.org" in the Web Portal URL box, and then log in with the account you created.
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This PhD-created and linguist-approved software teaches real conversations in 71 languages and makes it fun. Create an account to track your progress.
Designed specifically for high school students. Full text for periodicals, including popular magazines, and reference books on a variety of topics as well as primary sources, images and biographies.
Abstracts and indexing for a wide range of periodicals. Subjects covered include general reference, business, health, multicultural studies and more.
Designed specifically for middle and junior high school students. Full text from over 140 popular middle school magazines as well as reference books, primary source documents and images.
A variety of resources handpicked by Jeffco librarians on the topic of money & retirement. Resources include online databases, reading lists, local resources and websites.
Interactive e-books that will teach fascinating and freaky facts about six of the world's creepiest predators.
Interactive e-books from the Spotlight on Native Americans series. This series provides a narrative history of Native American peoples from all corners of North America, from before European explorers ever set foot on American soil to modern life on reservations today.
An online encyclopedia for children in grades 3 through 5; includes pictures, fascinating facts, stories, answers to hundreds of random questions, projects, and experiments.
An online science encyclopedia complete with science news, biographies of scientists, Q&A, hands-on projects, and science challenges.
Full text of the New York Times From 1851 to the present. Full text of NYT Book Review and Magazine from 1997 to the present.
This comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Search in geographic sections, or use Find a Topic to access articles arranged by category.
Articles from national and international newspapers, as well as television and radio news transcripts.
A variety of resources handpicked by Jeffco librarians on the topic of nonprofit. Resources include online databases, reading lists, local resources and websites.
Helps K-8 readers and K-8 teachers find new authors and titles. Find reading recommendations, reviews, book discussion guides, book talks and school resource materials.
Helps fiction and nonfiction readers of all ages find new authors and titles. Find read-alikes, reviews, book discussion guides, book talks and more.
Find information about current social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, news and more.
A comprehensive online resource for job seekers. Set up an account to create professional resumes, cover letters and portfolios. Practice for an interview before a job or take a skills assessment to help your career search.
Browse, check out, and download e-books to your computer or device. Need help?
Online version of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), the accepted authority on the English language. Search for the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words.
Find out which resource contains a certain periodical.
Interactive e-books that focus on the nineteenth-century period of Westward Expansion.
Reliable information for multiple sides of current issues.
A collection of periodicals designed for elementary school students.
Search and borrow materials from a group of academic, public and special libraries in Colorado and Wyoming.
A collection of articles and abstracts on Psychology and Psychiatry.
Check out downloadable audiobooks and digital magazines. Need help?
Access thousands of digital graphic novels and comics on your computer or device. Includes blockbuster titles from Marvel®
Cursos digitales en ciudadanía, inglés, tecnología, lectura, matemáticas y preparación para el exámen GED.
Find area competitors and create lists of potential customers from consumer and business directories. Access information from about 24 million US businesses and 260 million consumers.
Full text from U.S. regional business journals, newspapers and newswires
Skill-building resources for classroom and homework success. Math, Language Arts, and other subjects for elementary, middle, and high school.
Interactive e-book collections on homework topics, such as language, science, and history.
Science articles and books, videos and news. A great one-stop resource for school projects.
Science encyclopedias, books and periodicals for students.
Interactive e-books that explain how to use basic science tools, such as scales, beakers, thermometers, and microscopes.
Interactive e-books from the PowerKids Readers series. Emerging readers will be excited to turn each page and discover something new about ocean life.
A step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit.
A comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more.
Repair manuals for vehicles and tools such as snowmobiles, tractors, lawn mowers, motorcycles, chainsaws and more.
Interactive e-books that meet national standards in personal finance education for elementary students.
Interactive e-books from the Spotlight on Space Science series. This series helps budding astronomers learn about the Sun, planets, dwarf planets, and asteroids that make up our solar system.
Interactive e-books that explore the history of the world's greatest sports car companies, including their founders and early models.
Interactive e-books that provide students with the tools they need to declare their school a bully-free zone.
A variety of resources handpicked by Jeffco librarians on the topic of taxes. Resources include online databases, reading lists, local resources and websites.
A variety of resources handpicked by Jeffco librarians on the topic of technology. Resources include online databases, classes, local resources and websites.
Provides students with comprehensive curricular support and self-help tools on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life, and more.
Interactive e-books from the Spotlight on the 13 Colonies series. This series delves into what life was like as the American colonies started and grew, including where colonists lived, whom they traded with, and how they survived.
Articles on popular and current events topics from sources including full text periodicals, government publications, biographies and public opinion polls.
A variety of resources handpicked by Jeffco librarians on the topic of travel. Resources include online databases, reading lists, local resources and websites.
An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.
A comprehensive U.S. History resource.
Provides investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles, and offers a family of no-load mutual funds.
Connect with an expert to learn more about eligible Veterans Affairs benefits and community resources, receive live job coaching, and access other veteran resources.
Interactive e-books that examine defining moments in American history and explains the kernels of truth behind common misunderstandings of the event.
A powerful reference tool designed for high school students and adults.
Designed for students reading below grade-level, adult students developing their reading skills or students learning English. Features basic, accessible encyclopedia articles on a variety of topics.
Engaging content, features, and tools developed especially for young students. Search for articles or click the pictures to explore.
A mainstay to meet the research needs of students in primary/elementary and middle school with thousands of articles and multimedia.
Hundreds of customizable, interactive timelines of important events throughout history.
A comprehensive World History resource.
Books, periodicals and other materials in libraries worldwide.