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Databases A-F


Academic Search Premier Remote Access Allowed

  • A multi-disciplinary, full-text, academic journals database.
  • Comprehensive, a great 1st choice for college-level research

Alaska Digital Library (formerly ListenAlaska) Remote Access Allowed

  • E-Books and Audiobooks.
  • Choose your checkout period, between 7-21 days.
  • No late fees, no need to return digital items to library.
  • E-Books in ePub, PDF and Kindle formats. To read on your computer or transfer to your ebook reader you will need to install Adobe Digital Editions, get it here.
  • Audiobooks in MP3. Requires using the Overdrive Media Console, get it here.
  • Get Mobile Apps and download ebook and audiobooks on your device!

Alaska Genealogy Remote Access Allowed

  • This Guide created by the Alaska State Library offers a basic list of Alaska related genealogy resources available to researchers.
  • Not intended to be comprehensive in its coverage. Sources listed may be available in other Alaska libraries or through interlibrary loan at your local library.

Alaska Native Languages Resources Remote Access Allowed

  • Great resources curated by the Sealaska Heritage Institute.
  • Tlingit and Haida Dictionaries and language learning curriculum.
  • Clan Names, games, interactive bi-lingual picture books, vocabulary tools and more.
  • Weekly Tlingit Language Lesson: 5-minute weekly lessons, audio (mp3) by Marsha Hotch. Produced by KHNS-FM (Haines).

Alt-Health Watch Remote Access Allowed

  • Complementary, holistic and integratedé health care and wellness information.
  • Answer questions like: Can I use herbs to treat cancer?

Ancestry Library Edition In-Library Use Only

  • Comprehensive online family history resource.
  • Search over 7 billion genealogical records from across the globe.
  • Now includes the 1940 US Census.
  • Access limited to in-library networks (including WiFi).

Auto Repair Reference Center Remote Access Allowed

  • Based upon the trusted Chilton's Repair Manuals.
  • Save time and money, do-it-yourself.
  • Print your instructions, keep them in your glovebox!

Biography Reference Center Remote Access Allowed

  • This database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies.

Book Collection: Nonfiction Remote Access Allowed

  • Search more than 4,100 popular nonfiction books. The database includes full text entries on core subject areas, as well as information on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more.

BrainPop Remote Access Allowed

  • The more you know, the more you know!
  • Short videos featuring animated characters help introduce new topics and illustrate complex concepts from Science and Technology to music and more!
  • Checkout the new GameUp feature for great educational games.
  • BrainPOP supports individual, team, and whole-class learning.
  • To request a password in Alaska, call 1-800-440-2919

BrainPop Spanish Remote Access Allowed

  • Spanish language animated videos.
  • Features topics on science, social studies, math, engineering & tech, health and arts & music and English and Spanish (differences between languages).

BrainPopJr (K-3) Remote Access Allowed

  • Where learning gets animated!
  • Same great BrainPop educational content but targeted at K-3 students.
  • BrainPOP supports individual, team, and whole-class learning.
  • To request a password in Alaska, call 1-800-440-2919

Business Source Premier Remote Access Allowed

  • General business articles
  • Designed specifically for business schools and libraries, provides information in nearly every area of business including management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, and more.

CBJ Municipal Code Online Remote Access Allowed

  • Complete, current, Code of Ordinances.
  • Gain a better understanding of local government and the laws that regulate your community.

CBJ Reports and Studies Archive Remote Access Allowed

  • The CBJ Reports and Studies Archive is a continually growing database of documents produced by and for the City and Borough of Juneau. The database includes reports going back to before the incorporation of the City and covering 20 different departments, and lists physical locations for where the documents are held, including URLs for electronic documents.
  • City and Borough of Juneau documents and reports.
  • Browse by Department or by report Title.
  • Pre-1960 to current.

Computer Source Remote Access Allowed

  • Computer Source provides coverage of the latest information and current trends in computer science and technology.
  • Includes popular titles like Macworld, PC World and Technology Review.

Consumer Health Complete Remote Access Allowed

  • Collected health information from Health Source, Alt HealthWatch, and many others.
  • Designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

Ebsco Academic eBook Collection Remote Access Allowed

  • E-Books only
  • Selection of academic and technical e-books on topics like philosophy, math, literature, and economics.
  • In order to download/checkout ebooks (for offline reading), create an account by following the "sign in" link in the upper right corner of any Ebsco webpage. Not all titles are available for download.
  • For troubleshooting and help, check the user guide here.

Ebsco eBook Collection Remote Access Allowed

  • E-Books only
  • Extensive selection of e-books on non-fiction topics like information science and technology, health, travel, and the popular "Complete Idiot's Guide" series.
  • In order to download/checkout ebooks (for offline reading), create an account by following the "sign in" link in the upper right corner of any Ebsco webpage. Not all titles are available for download.

ERIC Remote Access Allowed

  • Educational Resource Information Center.
  • Access to education literature.
  • Professional development for educators.

Explora for Grades 6-12 Remote Access Allowed

  • For papers and research reports -- check out articles, videos, news, and more.
  • Thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health and sports.

Explora for Grades K-5 Remote Access Allowed

  • Come here first for school projects!
  • Explore animals, arts and music, biographies, geography, language arts, math, science and health, social studies and more!

Freading Ebooks Remote Access Allowed

  • E-Books only.
  • No more waiting for eBooks!
  • More than 20,000 titles always available, no holds lists.
  • Cardholders receive 4 tokens per week to use for ebook downloads. Tokens refresh Monday morning and can carryover for 4 weeks.
  • Apps available for iOS and Android.
  • Frequently Asked Questions.

Freading Mobile App Remote Access Allowed

  • Download and enjoy ebooks from the Juneau Freading ebook collection anytime, anywhere on your mobile device.
  • Android
  • iOS

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Remote Access Allowed

  • For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics.
  • Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display.
  • Contains images, brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.