databases

Database Requiring an Orcas Island Library Card

To access most of these databases you will need to enter your entire 14-digit library card number

Ancestry.com

Access a network of genealogical and historical record websites focused on the United States and nine foreign countries

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Kanopy

With the motto of "thoughtful entertainment," Kanopy provides library patrons with access to films of unique social and cultural value.

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Consumer Reports

A nonprofit organization providing unbiased product ratings and reviews of over 4000 products through rigorous testing each year.

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EBSCO Research Databases

Includes Acedemic Search Complete, History Reference Center, Newspaper Source, and MasterFILE Complete databases.

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Auto Repair Reference

Automobile repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles

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Data Axle

Provides access to accurate and complete business and consumer data from hundreds of thousands of public information sources.

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Consumer Health

Provides easily understandable health and medical information: encyclopedias, reference books, articles.

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Legal Information

Provides online full-text database for more than 310 consumer legal reference books, and thousands of legal forms.

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LinkedIn Learning

Choose from thousands of online courses to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts. Get started with your library card.

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NorthStar Digital Literacy

Online, self-guided modules assess the ability of individuals to perform basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online.

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NoveList

NoveList is a comprehensive readers' advisory solution for fiction lovers. NoveList answers: What should I read next?

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Novelist k-8

Solutions for integrating fiction across the curriculum. A fun and intuitive interface and extensive proprietary content.

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Science Reference

Retrieve full-text articles from hundreds of science-oriented encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals.

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Small Business Reference

Up-to-date full-text information about running a small business. Watch small business videos and get start-up information.

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Pronunciator

Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons and live teachers.

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ProQuest

Genealogical resources, homework help, health and medical information, business resources, and newspaper content.

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Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep

Courses and ebooks containing study material and practice tests; information on over 4000 schools.

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Databases Available Only Inside the Library

These databases can only be accessed using a Library computer or through the Library's wireless network.

APS Journals

American Physical Society Journals embody the mission "to advance and diffuse the knowledge of Physics."

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Society for Non-Profits

A leading resource for nonprofit professionals. Please ask a library staff person to log you in.

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