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eBooks & Audiobooks

Download and enjoy digital books on your computer, Smartphone, iPod, or eBook reader anytime, anywhere.
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3M Cloud Library
Download and enjoy digital books on your computer, Smartphone, iPod, or eBook reader anytime, anywhere.

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Enjoy digital magazines
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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Instantly access thousands of reference e-books on virtually any subject.

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A collection of databases containing full text magazines, newspapers and reference tools on a variety of topics.

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Biography Reference Center
A comprehensive collection of more than 460,000 full-text biographies, as well as thousands of narrative biographies.

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Consumer Health Complete
A collection of full-text articles from more than 200 health reference books and encyclopedias, as well as images, videos, and diagrams covering areas of health and wellness from mainstream, holistic, and integrated medicine.

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Multilingual Health Databases
A collection of reports, in multiple languages, for the most common health topics.

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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
A collection of full-text resources from magazines, books, videos, and hobby reports, about many popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities.
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Legal Information Reference Center
Provides online full-text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

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NoveList K-8 Plus
A resource for kids (and the adults who work with them), containing information on book titles designed to support kids’ pleasure reading as well as school curriculum.

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NoveList Plus
A resource containing information on over 260,000 fiction and non-fiction titles, plus lists of award-winning books, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, Recommended Reads and more.
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Points of View
A full-text database providing students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue
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Referencia Latina
A comprehensive Spanish-language database, offering content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries; 50,000 images; 2,500 health reports; a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for over 100 reference books and dozens of general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas.
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Small Business Reference Center
Provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. The database contains nearly 400 full-text periodicals and 450 full-text reference books.

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Live Homework Help
This program provides homework assistance by connecting students to online tutors. Help is available for K – 12th grade and college introduction level students 7 days a week from 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm.
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Learning Express
Provides test-preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources. It provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorials designed to help learners succeed on academic or licensing tests. Immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results is provided.
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Rosetta Stone
Provides Level One instruction in over 20 languages.

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Career Cruising
Provides assessments tools, career profiles, financial aid information and resume guides for students exploring college options, or a potential career path or experienced workers considering a career change or continuing education.
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JobScout is an online learning platform that will teach you the basic Internet skills you need to find a job.
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Job Search Resources

A listing of job search web sites, local staffing agencies, and other local job search assistance information.
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Muzzy Online
The world's #1 language course for children. Children can play interactive language learning games and activities and watch the MUZZY story in one of 8 languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, and Russian.

California Fact Cards
Fact Cards are a series of research resources designed for quick reference for students in grades 4 through 8. The topics covered by Fact Cards are those California, United States, and World topics included in the social studies curriculum in California.

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Provides automotive repair information, including exclusive photographs, diagnostics, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site.
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Auto Repair Reference Center
Automobile repair information for more than 33,800 domestic and imported vehicles from 1945 to present.
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Visalia Times-Delta (Proquest)

Find and print full-text articles from the Visalia Times-Delta.
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AtoZdatabases is the Premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business & executive profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
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AtoZDatabases (en Espanol)
AtoZdatabases es la Base de Datos Principal de Búsqueda para Empleo, Referencias y Datos de la Lista de Distribución incluyendo 30 millones de empresas y perfiles ejecutivos y 220 millones de residentes. Ideal para listas de correo de ventas, investigación de mercado, oportunidades de empleo, y para encontrar amigos y familiares, y mucho más!
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ReferenceUSA is the premier source of business and residential information for reference and research.  Used by entrepreneurs, businesses, students, job-seekers or anyone wanting access to information on more than 24 million U.S. businesses; 267 million U.S. residents; 855,000 U.S. health care providers; 1.5 million Canadian businesses; 13 million Canadian residents in an easy to search format.

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This library catalog contains the holdings of nearly all the libraries in the United States, and many outside the US. You can use it to find books, CDs, movies, magazines, newspapers, maps, and any other type of material a library might have. Its great for locating rare items. Many of the books you find can be borrowed by the Tulare County Library for your use through interlibrary loan.
Note: Access to Tulare County Library ebooks, audiobooks, and electronic resources is limited to residents of the Tulare County Library service area.


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