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Electronic Databases
The Siuslaw Public Library District provides access to these electronic subscription databases for District Patrons.  Use of any of these electronic databases constitutes agreement with the Terms of Use for Statewide Database Licensing Program Resources

AtoZ World Food
With thousands of international recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture and ingredient articles, and essential culinary resources, AtoZ World Food brings international cuisines
to you, from Albanian byrek to Zimbabwean matemba! To access, log in to your library account by clicking the AtoZ icon to the right or below and select "databases" from the
top of the library account page. Then, select AtoZ World Food.  If you are prompted to
log in when you reach the AtoZ home page, enter "siuslaw" as library card number or click on Standard Login and enter "siuslaw" as user name.

Click here or on the icon to the right to being exploring the World Food database.

Discover your family history and start your family tree. provides access to billions of genealogy records including census, Social Security Death Index, & military records.  You can also make contact with other genealogists around the world, including some who might be researching the same family tree!  Due to licensing restrictions, this database can't be accessed off-site.  To use, you must come to the Siuslaw Public Library. logo

Auto Repair Source

Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls. To access, log-in to your library account by clicking below and select "databases" from the top of the page. Then, select Auto Repair Source.

Click here or on the icon to the right to access Auto Repair Source.

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BookBrowse is an extensive guide to exceptional books.   This site includes guides to the best new and current books, reviews, excerpts, reading lists, find a book tool, and helpful info for book clubs.

BookBrowse seeks out and recommends the best in contemporary fiction and nonfiction—books that not only engage and entertain but also deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.

Click here or on the icon to the right to begin browsing in BookBrowse.  

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Consumer Reports

Compare Before You Buy!

Get unbiased ratings and reviews for 9000+ products and services from Consumer Reports, plus trusted advice and in-depth reporting on what matters most.

Click here or on the icon to the right for access to Consumer Reports.

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Driving includes free practice tests and study guides for a learning permit, regular, commercial and motorcycle driver's license.  This is also the place to read full-text driver manuals for Oregon online.
Click here or on the icon to the right to start studying for your driving test.

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Gale Databases


This online research tool includes access to full-text articles and photographs from magazines, newspapers and reference books.  It includes peer-reviewed and scholary articles and popular materials as well as "Books and Authors" and "LitFinder."


Click here or on the icon to the right to access Gale Databases.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library offers you a collection of premier reference books that  you can view and search online.  Topics include the arts, sciences and history.  All books are available as PDFs that can be downloaded to your computer or eReader. 
Click here or on the icon to the right to access the Virtual Reference Library.

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.  Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, books, patterns and videos.  Topics range from quilting and beading to gardening, hunting and camping.

Click here or on the icon to the right to access Hobbies & Crafts.

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Legal Information Reference Center

Access thousands of legal forms and full-text reference books on topics like wills & estates; real estate rentals and purchasing; power of attorney; buying and selling and more.  In addition to many multi-state forms, Oregon-specific forms are also available to fill out and print.

Click here or on the icon to the right to access the Legal Information Reference Center.

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Access thousands of bestselling books and e-audiobooks with your Kindle, eReader, iPad, PC, smartphone or other smart devices.  With downloadable media available 24/7, your library is always open.  Remember, you need your library card and PIN to log in and access Library2Go.
Click here or on the icon to the right to start reading or listening with Library2Go.

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Mango Languages
Learn a new language at your own pace with Mango Languages.  Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user's native language.  Free for all library patrons, accessible at the library or remotely, or even on-the-go with apps for iPhone, Android, Kindle and Nook.
Click here to access Mango Languages.

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Full-text electronic versions of 3,460 published books that you can search and read on-line, including an eClassics collection.  Create a free user account with EbscoHost and you can make notes, download and print up to 100 pages of an eBook with the Ebsco ebook Reader.

Click here or on the icon to the right to access NetLibrary.

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NewsBank - Reliable Local, Regional, National, and World News

Explore and stay informed on local, national, and international topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more.  Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the world, including Access World News, Oregon News Resources, the Oregonian Collection, and the Eugene Register-Guard.

Click here or on the icon to the right for access to NewsBank.


NoveList K-8 Plus

Young readers from kindergarten to middle school and their parents can find great books!  Use NovelList K-8 to identify books on favorite topics, read book reviews, learn reading scores and much more.

Click here to access NoveList K-8 Plus.

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NoveList Plus

Wondering what to read next?  NovelList Plus offers expert recommendations for thousands of books and authors.  Interested in books about a strong woman character in the Middle Ages?  Have you read every book by Tom Clancy and want to try something new?  This is the place to start.

Click here to access NoveList Plus

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Opposing Viewpoints in Context offers articles, essays, photographs and more on some of today's most controversial topics:  from stem cell research to drug legalization.  This database is especially good for students writing persuasive essays.
Click here to access Opposing Viewpoints in Context. 

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Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Learn how to repair all kinds of small motors, including boats, personal watercraft, motorcycles, generators, chainsaws, yard and garden tractors, rotary tillers and lawnmowers.  Full-text, downloadable instructions and wiring diagrams are available by make, model and year.

Click here to access the Small Engine Reference Center.

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