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 below and select "databases" from the top of the page. Then, select AtoZ World Food.  Click here to access database.

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ancestry.com

 

Discover your family history and start your family tree.  Ancestry.com 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 ancestry.com, you must come to the Siuslaw Public Library. 

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 to access database.  

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Driving Tests.org

 

Driving Tests.org 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 to access database.

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 to access databases.

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 to access database.

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 to access database.

Home Improvement Reference Center

 

This database provides high-quality home improvement and home repair information covering instructions, tips and suggestions for a variety of home improvement topics including outdoor, electrical, plumbing, wood, building and decorating projects and maintenance.  It includes articles, books and videos to take you through each project.  Click here to access database

Learning Express

 

Learning Express Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials and eBooks including practice for the GED, SAT, GRE, Postal Worker's Exam, ASVAB, Realtor's Licensing Exam, the U.S. Citizenship test and much more.  Learning Express also provides material for basic skills improvement in reading, writing and math for all ages.  You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations and an individualized analysis of your results.  Click here to access database.

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 to access database.

Library2Go

 

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 for Library2Go.

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.

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.

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

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. 

NetLibrary

 

Full-text electronic versions of 3,460 published books that you can search and read on-line.  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 to access EbscoHost's NetLibrary.  

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 instructtions and wiring diagrams are available by make, model and year.  Click here to access database.

Siuslaw Public Library District

 

In Florence:

1460 9th Street | Florence, OR 97439

ph. 541-997-3132

ref@siuslawlibrary.org

Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 10am-6pm; Tues & Wed: 10am-8pm; Sun: 1-5pm

 

In Mapleton:

88148 Riverview Avenue | Mapleton, OR 97453

ph. 541-268-4033

mapleton@siuslawlibrary.org

Tues-Sat: Noon-5pm

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