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Test Databases by Subject

Test Databases by Subject

Automotive

DMV Practice Tests

DMV Practice Tests

With the motto of "everyone can be a safe driver," Driving-Tests provides library patrons with unlimited access to official state driver's manuals, online practice tests for car, motorcycle and commercial driver's license (CDL), an exam simulator, and a DMV-related FAQ. In addition to being the largest and most visited independent online driver education provider in the U.S., Driving-Tests helps patrons pass their driving knowledge test faster and more effectively...

Fuel Economy Government Information

Fuel Economy Government Information

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Enviornmental Protection Agency (EPA) developed this fuel economy website to inform the public about the fuel economy of various vehicles. The website features updated fuel economy data for new and used passenger vehicles dating back to 1984, allows side-by-side vehicle comparisons, and offers fuel-saving tips. This website helps consumers make informed automotive purchase decisions.

Business/Law Children

Colorado Small Business Development Center Network

Colorado Small Business Development Center Network

The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network (CSBDC) is dedicated to helping existing and new businesses grow and prosper in Colorado by providing free and confidential consulting and no- or low-cost training programs. (From www.coloradosbdc.org.)

Honest Product Reviews

Honest Product Reviews

Our goal is to create honest product reviews, free of all the fake spam on the internet

Online MBA

Online MBA

OnlineMBA.com helps students find the best online MBA program and includes an MBA guide, program rankings, financial aid resources, and more.

SCORE

SCORE

SCORE offers the nation's largest, network of free, expert business mentors. Just starting a business? SCORE mentors will provide an action plan, education and the tools you need to open your doors and establish a customer base. Already own a business? SCORE volunteer mentors can help identify ways to increase profit, improve employee and customer satisfaction and achieve work/life balance.

Southwest Small Business Development Center

Southwest Small Business Development Center

The Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center offers confidential, objective services to help your business succeed no matter what stage you’re in.

U.S. Small Business Administration

U.S. Small Business Administration

BA provides a number of financial assistance programs for small businesses that have been specifically designed to meet key financing needs, including debt financing, surety bonds, and equity financing.

Do It Yourself/Repair

A to Z Food America

A to Z Food America

A to Z Food America is a database unlike any other on the market today. From regional cookbooks to an exploration of America's culinary heritage, from fun collections of historic cookbooks and old-fashioned television commercials to "how to" food preparation videos, A to Z Food America has something sure to educate and entertain everyone.

A to Z World Food

A to Z World Food

A to Z World Food is a food culture and traditional recipes database for 174 countries. This recipe database features 1,700+ Food Culture Articles, 7,000+ Recipes, 500+ Ingredient Articles, 6 Food Glossaries and 14,000+ Color Photos.

Applied Digital Skills from Google

Learn skills you can use. A technology curriculum for practical problem solving with digital tools. A free computer literacy course designed to prepare learners for a growing number of jobs that require basic digital skills.

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CreativeBug

Creativebug is a collection of arts and crafts video tutorials, giving you on-demand access to expert instruction in drawing, painting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, quilting, baking, and more.

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Detox Local

A comprehensive database of detox facilities serving Colorado. This page also offers vast resources on the dangers of drugs and alcohol, and the steps necessary to begin treatment for substance abuse.

Digital Learn

Digital Learn

If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

GCF Learn Free

GCF Learn Free

For almost 20 years, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more—GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 200 topics, including more than 7,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. In addition to traditional language courses, Mango also offers the opportunity to learn through foreign film with Mango Premiere™ and access to a variety of specialty mini courses, like Pirate, Medical Spanish and romance courses.

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Prenda Code Club

The Prenda Code Club platform lets kids, teens, or adults go at their own pace and work on projects that are interesting to them. Through numerous tutorials and projects, users will gain the skills necessary to build websites, video games, apps, animations, programs, and more.

Earth/Environment

Education/For Teachers

Applied Digital Skills from Google

Learn skills you can use. A technology curriculum for practical problem solving with digital tools. A free computer literacy course designed to prepare learners for a growing number of jobs that require basic digital skills.

CollegeDroid

College Droid

Search over 6,000 colleges to find the schools that match your academic preferences and get all the details on cost, admission, financial aid, graduation rate and student diversity in our college profiles.

Colorado Virtual Library

Colorado Biographies from Colorado Virtual Library

A collection of biographies of historically important persons with connections to Colorado. Colorado has a rich history, and here we are just scratching the surface. Look around and explore the biographies of some famous – and infamous – Colorado characters.

Colorado Encyclopedia

Colorado Encyclopedia

Colorado Encyclopedia is a twenty-first-century reference work on the Centennial State that began in 2009 when Colorado Humanities convened a group of Colorado enthusiasts to talk about developing a reliable compendium of information on life in Colorado. From these conversations a state encyclopedia began to take shape. Through the contributions of many collaborators, it has grown to fruition.

Colorado Virtual Library

Colorado Virtual Library

The Colorado Virtual Library is produced by the Colorado State Library, and is funded in part with funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act. The mission of the Colorado State Library is to help develop libraries and deliver information services throughout Colorado.

Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com is the world's leading digital dictionary. We provide millions of English definitions, spellings, audio pronunciations, example sentences, and word origins. Dictionary.com’s main, proprietary source is the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, which is continually updated by our team of experienced lexicographers and supplemented with trusted, established sources including American Heritage and Harper Collins to support a range of language needs.

Digital Learn

Digital Learn

If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society. We do this by maximizing public access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge. DPLA connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. The Digital Public Library of America is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Boston.

ERIC logo

ERIC- Education Resources Information Center

ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

GCF Learn Free

GCF Learn Free

For almost 20 years, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more—GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 200 topics, including more than 7,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.

General/News

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection

Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes 160+ newspapers published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. With publisher permission, we can digitize through 1963. Newspapers come from throughout the state, and CHNC includes papers published in English, German, Spanish, or Swedish. CHNC provides access to over 600,000 digitized pages from these newspapers.

Colorado Virtual Library

Colorado Virtual Library

The Colorado Virtual Library is produced by the Colorado State Library, and is funded in part with funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act. The mission of the Colorado State Library is to help develop libraries and deliver information services throughout Colorado.

Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com is the world's leading digital dictionary. We provide millions of English definitions, spellings, audio pronunciations, example sentences, and word origins. Dictionary.com’s main, proprietary source is the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, which is continually updated by our team of experienced lexicographers and supplemented with trusted, established sources including American Heritage and Harper Collins to support a range of language needs.

Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society. We do this by maximizing public access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge. DPLA connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. The Digital Public Library of America is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Boston.

Elephind.com

Elephind

Elephind brings together many of the world’s online historic newspapers into one free search engine. By searching in Elephind you can simultaneously search newspaper sites from Colorado to Australia, rather than individually searching each site. “The goal of Elephind.com is to make it possible to search all the world’s online historic newspapers from one place.”

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

For more than 150 years, Merriam-Webster has been America's leading and most-trusted provider of language information. Each month, Merriam-Webster.com offers language guidance to more than 40 million visitors.

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New York Times Digital Access

Enjoy access to the award-winning coverage of the New York Times newspaper from the comfort of the library, your own home, or even on-the-go! Click the link from home and use your library card number and name to gain access. From the library campus, grab the WiFi, then go to www.nytimes.com/register to get access.

Wall Street Journal

Enjoy access to the Wall Street Journal current issue and up to six months of back issue articles by signing in with your Pine River Library card.

Government

Colorado Small Business Development Center Network

Colorado Small Business Development Center Network

The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network (CSBDC) is dedicated to helping existing and new businesses grow and prosper in Colorado by providing free and confidential consulting and no- or low-cost training programs. (From www.coloradosbdc.org.)

ERIC logo

ERIC- Education Resources Information Center

ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

Fuel Economy Government Information

Fuel Economy Government Information

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Enviornmental Protection Agency (EPA) developed this fuel economy website to inform the public about the fuel economy of various vehicles. The website features updated fuel economy data for new and used passenger vehicles dating back to 1984, allows side-by-side vehicle comparisons, and offers fuel-saving tips. This website helps consumers make informed automotive purchase decisions.

Health/Science

Help.org

Help.org

At Help.org it’s our mission to make the latest research together with proven, relational methods of overcoming addiction accessible to all those struggling with addiction, as well as those who been hurt or impacted by someone else’s struggle. Help.org is a community organization dedicated to empowering people suffering from substance abuse addiction with tools and resources to start their personal journey toward recovery. We create and publishes comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources that have been featured and is referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across the web.

Honest Product Reviews

Honest Product Reviews

Our goal is to create honest product reviews, free of all the fake spam on the internet

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. With Khan, you can learn anything.

Medline Plus

Medline Plus

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

Senior Care & Assisted Living - Caring.com

Senior Care & Assisted Living - Caring.com

Caring.com is a senior care and assisted living resource for family caregivers of aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. Caring.com has been featured by AARP, The Administration for Community Living, The National Legal Resource Center, Forbes and referenced by a variety of governmental agencies and organizations.

History/Genealogy

Colorado Virtual Library

Colorado Biographies from Colorado Virtual Library

A collection of biographies of historically important persons with connections to Colorado. Colorado has a rich history, and here we are just scratching the surface. Look around and explore the biographies of some famous – and infamous – Colorado characters.

Colorado Encyclopedia

Colorado Encyclopedia

Colorado Encyclopedia is a twenty-first-century reference work on the Centennial State that began in 2009 when Colorado Humanities convened a group of Colorado enthusiasts to talk about developing a reliable compendium of information on life in Colorado. From these conversations a state encyclopedia began to take shape. Through the contributions of many collaborators, it has grown to fruition.

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection

Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes 160+ newspapers published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. With publisher permission, we can digitize through 1963. Newspapers come from throughout the state, and CHNC includes papers published in English, German, Spanish, or Swedish. CHNC provides access to over 600,000 digitized pages from these newspapers.

Colorado Virtual Library

Colorado Virtual Library

The Colorado Virtual Library is produced by the Colorado State Library, and is funded in part with funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act. The mission of the Colorado State Library is to help develop libraries and deliver information services throughout Colorado.

Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society. We do this by maximizing public access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge. DPLA connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. The Digital Public Library of America is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Boston.

Family Search

Family Search

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. FamilySearch believes that families bring joy and meaning to life. Our vision: learning about our ancestors helps us better understand who we are—creating a family bond, linking the present to the past, and building a bridge to the future.

Honest Product Reviews

Honest Product Reviews

Our goal is to create honest product reviews, free of all the fake spam on the internet

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. With Khan, you can learn anything.

Pine River Library Digital Archives

Pine River Library Digital Archives

The Pine River Library, the Pine River Valley Heritage Society, and other partners are working together to bring you yearbooks, oral histories, and other artifacts from historical Bayfield, Colorado and the surrounding Pine River Valley.

World History Encyclopedia

World History Encyclopedia

World History Encyclopedia is a non-profit organization publishing the world's most-read history encyclopedia. Its mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. All content on this encyclopedia is goes through strict editorial review prior to publication.

Languages Foreign & English

A to Z World Food

A to Z World Food

A to Z World Food is a food culture and traditional recipes database for 174 countries. This recipe database features 1,700+ Food Culture Articles, 7,000+ Recipes, 500+ Ingredient Articles, 6 Food Glossaries and 14,000+ Color Photos.

Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com

Dictionary.com is the world's leading digital dictionary. We provide millions of English definitions, spellings, audio pronunciations, example sentences, and word origins. Dictionary.com’s main, proprietary source is the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, which is continually updated by our team of experienced lexicographers and supplemented with trusted, established sources including American Heritage and Harper Collins to support a range of language needs.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. With Khan, you can learn anything.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. In addition to traditional language courses, Mango also offers the opportunity to learn through foreign film with Mango Premiere™ and access to a variety of specialty mini courses, like Pirate, Medical Spanish and romance courses.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

For more than 150 years, Merriam-Webster has been America's leading and most-trusted provider of language information. Each month, Merriam-Webster.com offers language guidance to more than 40 million visitors.

Sign Language 101

Sign Language 101

Learn American Sign Language (ASL) free online.

Literature/Reading

Freeding

Freading

The Freading Ebook Service is a download Ebook service sold to Libraries for free use by its registered cardholders.

GoodReads

GoodReads

Book recommendations, reviews and blogs, genre lists, trivia and quotes, available with or without sign-up. For popular lists, click “Explore.”

Kent District Library’s What's Next

Kent District Library’s What's Next®

This library website provides information on books in series and many other popular lists and links for readers. Find out what book comes next in your favorite series.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. With Khan, you can learn anything.

LibraryThing

LibraryThing

A community of 900,000 book lovers that connects you to people who read what you do. Following sign-up, users may access booklists, join in discussion groups, talk with authors and blog with book lovers.

Libby/Overdrive Magazines

Overdrive/Libby Magazines

Check out a new magazine right on your computer, phone, or tablet! Back issues also available and over 2000 titles from which to choose.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers over 57,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks

TumblePremium is your answer to building reading, math and multiple literacy skills. TumblePremium is the amalgamation of three collections (TumbleBookLibrary, TumbleBookCloud Jr, TumbleMath) into one easy access point. One super collection, one login.

What Should I Read Next?

What Should I Read Next?

Enter the title and author of a book you liked and 'What Should I Read' Next will give you a list of suggestions of what to read next.

WhichBook.net

WhichBook.net

A unique way to choose the right book. By choosing various options, Whichbook provides the closest matches for your personal reading preferences.

Magazines/Newspapers

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection

Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes 160+ newspapers published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. With publisher permission, we can digitize through 1963. Newspapers come from throughout the state, and CHNC includes papers published in English, German, Spanish, or Swedish. CHNC provides access to over 600,000 digitized pages from these newspapers.

Elephind.com

Elephind

Elephind brings together many of the world’s online historic newspapers into one free search engine. By searching in Elephind you can simultaneously search newspaper sites from Colorado to Australia, rather than individually searching each site. “The goal of Elephind.com is to make it possible to search all the world’s online historic newspapers from one place.”

Flipster Magazines

Flipster Magazines

Flipster has some specific, highly-desirable magazines; check them out today! Flipster will authenticate by your library card number (or by your IP address if you are in the library).

The New York Times Logo

New York Times Digital Access

Enjoy access to the award-winning coverage of the New York Times newspaper from the comfort of the library, your own home, or even on-the-go! Click the link from home and use your library card number and name to gain access. From the library campus, grab the WiFi, then go to www.nytimes.com/register to get access.

Libby/Overdrive Magazines

Overdrive/Libby Magazines

Check out a new magazine right on your computer, phone, or tablet! Back issues also available and over 2000 titles from which to choose.

Wall Street Journal

Enjoy access to the Wall Street Journal current issue and up to six months of back issue articles by signing in with your Pine River Library card.

Middle/High School

Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society. We do this by maximizing public access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge. DPLA connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. The Digital Public Library of America is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Boston.

DMV Practice Tests

DMV Practice Tests

With the motto of "everyone can be a safe driver," Driving-Tests provides library patrons with unlimited access to official state driver's manuals, online practice tests for car, motorcycle and commercial driver's license (CDL), an exam simulator, and a DMV-related FAQ. In addition to being the largest and most visited independent online driver education provider in the U.S., Driving-Tests helps patrons pass their driving knowledge test faster and more effectively...

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. With Khan, you can learn anything.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers over 57,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.

World History Encyclopedia

World History Encyclopedia

World History Encyclopedia is a non-profit organization publishing the world's most-read history encyclopedia. Its mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. All content on this encyclopedia is goes through strict editorial review prior to publication.

Psychology/Sociology

Scholarship Search

Ed Smart Best Scholarship Websites

Edsmart.org has gathered the best scholarship websites to fund your education.

Online MBA

Online MBA

OnlineMBA.com helps students find the best online MBA program and includes an MBA guide, program rankings, financial aid resources, and more.

Reviews.com Best Scholarship Search Platforms

Reviews.com Best Scholarship Search Platforms

Reviews.com reviews the best scholarship search platforms and teaches students use them to locate and apply for as many scholarship opportunities as possible.

Social Science/Humanities

A to Z World Food

A to Z World Food

A to Z World Food is a food culture and traditional recipes database for 174 countries. This recipe database features 1,700+ Food Culture Articles, 7,000+ Recipes, 500+ Ingredient Articles, 6 Food Glossaries and 14,000+ Color Photos.

Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society. We do this by maximizing public access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge. DPLA connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. The Digital Public Library of America is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Boston.

Pine River Library Digital Archives

Pine River Library Digital Archives

The Pine River Library, the Pine River Valley Heritage Society, and other partners are working together to bring you yearbooks, oral histories, and other artifacts from historical Bayfield, Colorado and the surrounding Pine River Valley.

Senior Care & Assisted Living - Caring.com

Senior Care & Assisted Living - Caring.com

Caring.com is a senior care and assisted living resource for family caregivers of aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. Caring.com has been featured by AARP, The Administration for Community Living, The National Legal Resource Center, Forbes and referenced by a variety of governmental agencies and organizations.