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Ancestry Library Edition
    Ancestry Library Edition is a new genealogy research tool that provides library patrons instant access to a wide range of resources for genealogical and historical research. Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the U. S. Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more!

    This database is only available from Library computers.


Chilton's (Login required - click here)
    ChiltonLibrary provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on seven decades of the broadest range of vehicles available, including cars, trucks, vans and SUVs. Unlike the printed editions, the content is updated on a monthly basis, ensuring the most advanced and up-to-date information available.

Consumer Reports
    ConsumerReports.org® enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for. Whether a user is looking to find the best deal on an LCD TV, or researching the top-recommended used vehicles, ConsumerReports.org provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

CultureGrams
    Created by indigenous people and long-time residents of countries around the world, this concise reference tool gives an insider’s perspective of many cultures. It contains articles, maps, photographs, biographies and recipes.

eLibrary
    This database offers more than 1,500 full-text sources, with a fun and easy-to-use user interface. Included are magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips. e-Library is funded jointly by the Washington State Library, federal LSTA funds and NOLS.

Foundation Directory Online - see library staff for access
    The Foundation Directory Online offers extensive program details for more than 1,000 leading foundations, plus detailed application guidelines for more than 6,000 foundations. It includes a searchable file of approximately 200,000 grants. Funded through a generous grant from United Way of Clallam County.

    no remote access - in library only


HeritageQuest online
    HeritageQuest assembles genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, and genealogical and local history on towns and families from all 50 states as well as Canada and the British Isles.

Index to How to Do It Information
    The INDEX TO HOW TO DO IT INFORMATION is a guide to locating magazine articles that contain how-to information, instructions, plans, suggestions and tips on how to solve and prevent problems, construct projects, pursue an art, craft, hobby, etc

LearningExpress Library
    Find practice exams for some of the most frequently administered career and educational tests. Get immediate scoring and individual analysis of your performance.

Local Newspapers Index
    The Port Angeles newspaper is currently being indexed by a team of volunteers. Indexing of local events has been completed from 1993 to Feb 29, 2008. The index covers articles and obituaries relevant to Clallam County but does not include or index the full text of the articles. The full articles of the Port Angeles papers can be retrieved from microfilm from the Port Angeles branch

    Thanks to NOLS volunteers.


Medline Plus (National Institute of Health)
    This resource brings together free authoritative information from National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. It also includes extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

Microsoft IT Academy
    The Microsoft IT Academy provides over 400 Microsoft online courses and learning resources free of charge to the residents of Washington State.

Novelist
    Get help finding authors and titles with enhanced subject access to nearly 100,000 titles. This database also includes thousands of full-text book reviews and hundreds of theme-oriented book lists.

NoveList K8
    NoveList K-8, a fiction database, is designed with a bright, appealing layout, designed especially for elementary and middle schools. The “Working with Kids” section of the Browse panel on the homepage provides a single location to access all of the curricular materials such as our Grab and Go Book Lists, BookTalks, Picture Book Extenders and more.

OneClickdigital - downloadable audio books


ProQuest
    Use this Index to find articles on a wide range of subjects from magazines, newspapers and journals, including many articles in full text. ProQuest is funded jointly by the Washington State Library, federal LSTA funds and NOLS.

ReferenceUSA
    ReferenceUSA from Infogroup Reference Division offers verified details on 14 million U.S. businesses and 210 million U.S. residents. Find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more. Library card needed for access.

TumblebookLibrary
    A collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, and Tumble Puzzles & Games.

Wall Street Journal
    International and national news with a business and financial perspective. Read full text of the Wall Street Journal from 1984 to the present.

Washington Anytime Library
    Download audiobooks anytime to your PC, laptop, PDA or MP3 player at home, in the office or anywhere in the world. Transfer audiobooks to your MP3 player or burn selected titles to a CD for listening on the go.

    downloadable ebooks and audio


Washington Anytime Library for Kids
    The Washington Anytme Library now offers an appealing and user-friendly site where kids can browse for eBooks, audiobooks, music and video. Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level.

    Downloadable ebooks and audio


Washington State Newsstand
    Full-text coverage of major Washington newspapers including the daily newspapers from Everett, Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane and Vancouver, plus selected coverage of other regional sources. Includes limited access to the Peninsula Daily News 1994-1997.

World Book
    The premier online reference source. With thousands of articles, state-of-the art multimedia, editor-reviewed Web sites, periodical content, and more!

WorldCat
    WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information.

Wayfinder
    The Wayfinder catalog provides a single search for locating materials owned by the major Washington libraries, with the eventual goal of including all of Washington’s libraries.