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Newspaper & Journal Articles

Access World News Find global information on topics related to business, economics, education, government, health, homework help, international studies, politics, science, social issues, sports, STEM and more from a variety of news media featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content.

Academic Search Premier Contains unmatched full-text coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics and more.

Britannica Library Reference Center

MasterFILE Premier Contains full-text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering business, health, education and more.

Port Townsend Leader Archive Selected bibliography (Hosted by the University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections). Currently issues from 1903-1921 are included in the digital collection.

Newspaper Source More than 900 full-text newspapers, providing more than 36 million full-text articles.

ProQuest - Magazine and Newspaper Index A vast index of magazines and newspaper articles. Many are full-text.

ProQuest - eLibrary Find images, video, eBooks, and 100% full-text articles from newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals
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ProQuest - Research Library ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to thousands of full-text periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases ProQuest has to offer. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 subjects and topics. in all instances.
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ProQuest - US Newsstream US Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. For academic and public libraries, US Newsstream offers exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and co-exclusive access (with Factiva) to The Wall Street Journal. US Newsstream also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers, and is cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform.
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The Seattle Times Collection Search more than 30 years of Seattle area history with The Seattle Times Integrated Collection. With coverage from 1985 – current, the Collection contains full-color newspaper pages, individual full-text articles and content only published online.

Washington State News Explore and research people, events and issues across Washington State.  This resource contains news sources from across the state including: the Bellingham Herald, Chinook Observer, Chronicle, Columbian, Daily Herald, Daily News, Daily Record, Daily World, Kitsap Sun, News Tribune, The Olympian, Seattle Times, Spokesman-Review, Tri-City Herald, Yakima Herald-Republic and more.

Automotive, Science and Technology

Auto Repair Reference Center Repair information on most major manufactures of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes.

Chilton Library Do-it-yourself mechanics have access to photographs, diagnostics and step-by-step repair procedures, maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and technical service bulletins for automobiles and light trucks.
* C.L.E.O members are able to access Mango Languages through the Jefferson County Library as your organization when you sign in.

Science Reference Center Full-text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

Computer Source Contains nearly 300 full-text journals and magazines covering topics such as computer science, programming and software.

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Books, Biography and History

Biography Reference Center

History Reference Center Full-text for more than 150 leading history periodicals.

NoveList Reviews, annotations and much more for over 120,000 fiction titles.

Novelist K-8 Contains enhanced subject access for over 60,000 fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population.


ProQuest - ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry This database includes in-depth coverage of companies, products, executives, trends and other topics. With ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry users can study and compare specific trades and industries, including telecommunications, computing, transportation, construction, petrochemicals and many others.
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Small Business Reference Center Exclusive full-text for many of the top consumer small business reference books.

Consumer Information & Health & Wellness

Consumer Reports Consumer Reports online database.

Consumer Health Complete Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness.

ProQuest - Family Health Database This database includes journals and magazines covering an enormous range of health subjects, from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry.
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HeritageQuest Online Includes family histories, genealogical serials, local histories and primary sources in full-image.

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Kids & Teens

Britannica Library Children

Britannica Library Young Adults

Novelist K-8 Contains enhanced subject access for over 60,000 fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population.

Points of View Full-text database designed to provide users with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.

ProQuest - CultureGrams One of the most trusted and widely used cultural reference and curriculum products in the education, government, and non-profit arenas.

ProQuest - SIRS Discover Provides editorially-selected, indexed and curated materials from over 2,100 newspapers, magazines and websites ensuring safety and reliability for early learners and young researchers. 

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Jobs and Careers is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.

Microsoft Imagine Academy The Washington State Library Microsoft Imagine Academy provides free, online, self-paced technology courses for all Washington residents. Courses are available at three levels - basic digital literacy skills, Microsoft Office Skills and advanced skills for Microsoft professional certification.

Washington Career Bridge Washington's one-stop source for career and education planning.

WorkSource Washington WorkSource is a statewide partnership of state, local and nonprofit agencies that provides an array of employment and training services to job seekers and employers in Washington.

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Law & Legal

Legal Information Reference Center Provides full-text for many of the top consumer legal reference books.

Government & Military

Military & Government Collection Current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government.

Philosophy & Religion

Religion and Philosophy Collection An essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.

Language Lessons


Mango Languages Want to improve your conversation skills in another language? This interactive tool offers more than 70 languages, including English, for children and adults.
* C.L.E.O members are able to access Mango Languages through the Jefferson County Library as your organization when you sign in.


ShipIndex is a site created to make researching a vessel easier and more effective than it has ever been. We find valuable resources that serve as quality reference material for ships and put every mention of a vessel in that resource into our database.

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