Electronic Resources A-Z

no librarycard newAtoZ database logoAtoZ World Travel  - Useful information about travel destinations worldwide.
texsharenewAcademic logoAcademic Search Complete - Full-text articles from journals, magazines, newspapers.
texsharenewagricola logoAGRICOLA - USDA's National Agricultural Library. Citations & full-text articles related to agriculture.
texsharenewAlt-health-WatchAlt Health Watch - Complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
library-pictogramancestry_libraryAncestry - FREE access to more than 7,000 databases, including U.S. Federal Census schedules 1790-1940, immigration passenger lists, vital records, and U.S. military records.
texsharenewnativelogoBibliography of Native North Americans - Covers many topics pertaining to native North Americans, including culture, history and daily life.
texsharenewbookreviewdigestBook Review Digest Plus - Provides access to more than 900,000 book reviews on a wide range of topics, including extensive coverage of books for children and teens.
MCPL Libraries logobritannicalogoBritannica Online - Explore the updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and web sites.
texsharenewebscohostBusiness Abstracts and Full-text - Full range of business-related topics including finance, management, international business, human resources, and marketing.
texsharenewbusiness disaster logoBusiness Continuity and Disaster Recovery Ref Center - Features hundreds of thousands of additional BC/DR-focused articles, benchmarks and best practices selected from hundreds of leading trade and industry publications.
texsharenewbusiness-source2Business Source Complete - Database for full-text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, and economics.
texsharenewebscohostBusiness Search, Enhanced - All the resources of the EBSCO Business Source plus industry and market links.
MCPL Libraries logochilton logoChilton Library - Quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today. Ford, Chrysler, GM, Honda, Toyota, and numerous other makes are well-represented.
texsharenewcomputer_source_largeComputer Source - Contains nearly 300 full-text journals and magazines covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.
texsharenewconsumer_healthConsumer Health Complete - Provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.
texsharenewcredo logoCredo Reference - The ultimate general reference resource for researchers at any level.
texsharenewdoajDirectory of Open Access Journals - Community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
no librarycard newdriving testsDriving Tests -the website for learners who want to practice their skills before taking the real DMV permit test.
texsharenewEBSCOeBooks_logoeBooks on EBSCOhost - More than 27,000 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and virtual check-out.
texsharenewebscohostEducational Administration Abstracts - Includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including ed. leadership, ed. management, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
no librarycard newEducation for Medical ProfessionsEduMed  - a website for anyone interested in entering the medical profession.  Includes information about schools and online programs and financial aid. 
no librarycard newePermitTest.comePermitTest - a website offering practice tests for Texas Drivers Permits and TX DPS Driver's Handbook.  
texsharenewERIC_logo_(US_ED)ERIC - Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Researchers can limit search results by education level such as Early Childhood Education as well as on the intended audience such as Counselors or Teachers.
texsharenewessaygeneralliteratureindex_200Essay and General Literature Index - Cites records in collections of essays and works published in the US, Great Britain and Canada dating back to 1985.
texsharenewexploralogoExplora for Elementary School, High School, and Educators - Rich, reliable reference content and easy-to-use functionality. Multiple versions provide unique, age-appropriate content for primary schools, secondary schools and an Educator’s Edition which offers lesson plans, support materials, and professional development resources.
texsharenewebscohostFamily Studies Abstracts - Covers essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.
texsharenewfirstsearchlogoFirstSearch - Online reference search tool that provides access to more than 361 million records from OCLC's WorldCat database.
MCPL Libraries logoFOLD3 LIBRARY EDITIONProvides convenient access to U.S. military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.
MCPL Libraries logoFreegalFreegal - Access to nine million songs, thousands of music videos, and more to stream and download FREE.
texsharenewFuenteAcademicaPlus_Masthead_webFuente Académica Premier SP - Extensive full-text coverage of Spanish-language scholarly content from Latin America, Portugal, and Spain.
texsharenewgalelegallogoGale Legal Forms - Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas.
texsharenewhealth-ref-centerHealth Reference Center Academic - Created specifically for students, knowledgeable consumer health researchers and health care professionals, with tens of millions of articles, full-text reference works.
texsharenewhealth-source-consumerHealth Source: Consumer Edition - Access to nearly 80 full-text, consumer health magazines and nearly 130 health reference books, Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary.
texsharenewebscohealthacademicHealth Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - Nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.
texsharenewHobbiesCraftsRC_Masthead_WebHobbies and Crafts Reference Center - Offers "how-to" instructions for virtually every hobby enthusiast with more than 1,500 leading hobby books and craft magazines.
texsharenewhome improvementHome Improvement Reference Center - Provides users with user-friendly “how-to” information on home improvement and repair projects and leading magazines.
MCPL Libraries logohoopla-logo-blueHoopla - provides online and mobile access to eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and TV. No waiting lists or holds for items, 5 checkouts a month.
texsharenewhumanitieslogoHumanities Full-text - Includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, and poetry in all fields of the humanities.
texsharenewebscohostInformation Science and Technology Abstracts - Includes cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for 80 core information science and technology titles.
texsharenewLearning_Express_Job_Career_AcceleratorJob and Career Accelerator - Resumes and finding job and internship opportunities for assessing career alternatives and mastering interviewing skills, job seekers will have everything they need in one easy-to-use web application.
MCPL Libraries logoLEL_Logo_VerticalLearning Express - Provides patrons with the most comprehensive selection of career-oriented and academic resources available to help with job preparation, test prep, academic practice, and GED help.
LearningExpress Recursos en español SP - Este centro ofrece a los adultos que están muy ocupados los recursos para mejorar sus habilidades básicas, ganar sus credenciales de GED® o ser ciudadano estadounidense.
texsharenewebsco_Legal_CollectionLegal Collection - Offers information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more.
texsharenewlegalinfologoLegal Information Reference Center - Offers everyday users the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide range of legal issues.
library-pictogramlexislogoLEXISADVANCE - Available inside the MCPL Law Library only, LexisAdvance is a legal database offering information about statutes, charters, regulations, citations, and legislation.
MCPL Libraries logolibbyLibby is the app for West Texas Overdrive.
texsharenewlistaft-logoLISTA (Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts) - Indexing and abstracting for key library and information science journals, books, and research reports.
texsharenewLiteraryReferenceCenter-BannerLiterary Reference Center - Thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes give students, professors and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.
texsharenewebscohostMAS Complete - Full-text database providing hundreds of popular high school magazines and reference books.
texsharenewMasterFILEPremier_Masthead_WebMasterFile Complete - Largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers.
texsharenewmediclatina-masthead-web_origMedicLatina SP - Spanish language database contains the complete table of contents and PDF full text for 130 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish.
texsharenewmedlineplus_logo_engMedline - Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.
texsharenewmiddle searchMiddle Search Plus - Contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines.
texsharenew06272016_Library_MilitaryMilitary and Government Collection - Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government with a collection of periodicals, academic journals and more.
MCPL Libraries logomorningstarlogo-580x358Morningstar - investment resource specializing in fund investing.
texsharenewnaturalalttreatNatural and Alternative Treatments - Focuses on alternative and holistic approaches to healthcare and wellness.
texsharenewEBSCONewspaperSource_ButtonNewspaper Source Plus - Full-text digital collection of the world's major news content.


The library has a collection of newspapers for our patrons to view with their library cards.
MCPL Libraries logoAustinAmericanStatesman-collection-adAustin American-Statesman - Search more than 30 years of Austin area and Texas history with the Austin American-Statesman Collection. Coverage from 1989 through today, including full-text, web-only content and full-color image edition.  Free onsite views without a library card. Users must have a card to view offsite.
MCPL Libraries logoStarTelegram-web-ad2[1]Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Search more than 25 years of Fort Worth area and Texas history with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection. Coverage from 1990 through today, including full-text, web-only content and full-color image edition.  Free onsite views without a library card, must have a card to view offsite.
MCPL Libraries logoHoustonChronicle-collection-adHouston Chronicle - Search more than 30 years of Houston area and Texas history with the Houston Chronicle Collection. Coverage from 1985 through today, including full-text, web-only content and full-color image edition.  Free onsite views without a library card, must have a card to view offsite.
MCPL Libraries logomrt logoMidland Reporter Telegram - view a digital issue daily of Midland's newspaper!  Search more than 15 years of Midland area and Texas history with the Midland Reporter-Telegram Collection. Coverage from 2001 through today, including full-text, web-only content and full-color image edition. Free onsite views without a library card, must have a card to view offsite.
MCPL Libraries logoSanAntonioExpressNews-collection-adSan Antonio Express-News - Search more than 25 years of San Antonio area and Texas history with the San Antonio Express-News Collection. Coverage from 1990 through today, including full-text, web-only content and full-color image edition. Free onsite views without a library card, must have a card to view offsite.
MCPL Libraries logoWebButton-TexasNewsCollection-150x150Texas News - Find information on community and state issues and events on topics such as business, health, education, government, politics, sports and more from hundreds of Texas sources including the Austin American-Statesman, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Houston Chronicle, Midland Reporter-Telegram, San Antonio Express-News and more! (Text only) Free onsite views without library card, must have a card to view offsite.
MCPL Libraries logonewspapers-com-reviewNEWSPAPERS.COM LIBRARY EDITIONExtensive online database of 3,000+ historical newspapers from the early 1700s into the early 2000s. It contains a diverse blend of well-known regional and local newspapers in the U.S. and other countries.
MCPL Libraries logonovelistlogoNovelist - reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages.
texsharenewGaleOVIC_ButtonOpposing Viewpoints in Context - Cross-curricular research database supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.
MCPL Libraries logoOverDrive_Logo-1024x267Overdrive eBooks and Audiobooks - online and mobile access to eAudiobooks and eBooks from a number of publishers including the major players.
texsharenewplaylogoPlay Index - Covers over 31,000 classic and historical plays dating from 1949.
texsharenewpoetrylogoPoetry Collections, 20th Century - Contains the poetry of over 280 British poets from 1900 to the present day, and more than 316 of the most important American poets.
texsharenewdownloadPrimary Search - Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, contains full text for more than 80 popular, elementary school magazines.
texsharenewProfessionalDevelopmentCollection_Masthead_WebProfessional Development Collection - Nearly 520 high quality education journals and more than 200 educational reports.
texsharenewEbook_CentralProQuest Ebook Central - More than 122,000 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and downloading. Covers Fiction, Journalism, Language/Linguistics, Literature, and Publishing.
texsharenewpsychologyPsychology and Behavioral Science Collection - 400 full-text journals concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.
texsharenewebscohostRace Relations Abstracts - Focuses on content relating specifically to the relationship between races.
MCPL Libraries logologo_RBdigital_horzRB Digital Audiobooks - Access exclusive Recorded Books audiobook titles.
MCPL Libraries logologo_RBdigital_horzRB Digital Magazines - Access full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps.
texsharenewreferencia-latinaReferencia Latina SP - Full-text Spanish-language database offering content from a variety of sources from 8 Latin American countries.
texsharenewregionalbusinessnewsRegional Business News - Provides full text for more than 80 regional US and Canadian business publications.
texsharenewReligion___Philosophy_CollectionReligion and Philosophy Collection -Nearly 300 full-text journals, an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.
texsharenewsaludenespanol-masthead-web_origSalud en español SP - Provee reportes completos basados en evidencias y fichas de datos relacionados a todos los aspectos de la salud y el bienestar. Reportes específicos por tema que cubren todos los aspectos de la salud, dan información general importante en relación a enfermedades, afecciones y procedimientos de diversos tratamientos.
texsharenewProQuest-SciTechScience and Technology Collection - Contains more than 820 leading full- text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community.
texsharenewscience_in_context2galeScience in Context - Provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.
texsharenewebscohostSerials Directory - Provides access to the most up-to-date and accurate bibliographic information as well as current pricing structures for popular serials.
texsharenewshortstorylogoShort Story Index - Contains information on short stories by author or genre, and provides detailed indexing for more than 117,000 stories from more than 4,200 collections and anthologies.
texsharenewsmall-business2Small Business Reference Center - More than 450 full-text reference books and nearly 400 full-text periodicals that provide detailed “how-to” instructions to address small business topics.
texsharenewsmall-engine2Small Engine Repair Reference Center - Repair guides for small engines and routine maintenance as well as extensive repairs.
texsharenewsustainablility logoSustainability Reference Center - Offers unmatched coverage of content relevant to many integral areas of sustainability initiative management.
texsharenewTBlogo_horizTeachingBooks.net - Includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.
texsharenewdigitalsanbornmaps600Texas Digital Sanborn Maps - Detailed property and land-use records that depict the grid of ownership in more than 12,000 U.S. towns and cities across a century of change.
texsharenewtexas-reference2Texas Reference Center - Texas specific product designed specifically for school and public libraries contains 30 full text periodicals, 100 full text reference books, several Texas newspapers, and much more.
texsharenewebscohostTOPIC Search - Current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.
MCPL Libraries logoTransparent LanguageTransparent Language - provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.
MCPL Libraries logoClick_here_for_TB_blueTumblebooks - Interactive read-aloud website for children of all ages. Available in English, Spanish, and French.
texsharenewvocational2Vocational and Career Collection - Provides full-text coverage for more than 340 trade and industry related periodicals.
texsharenewworldcat2logoWorldCat - The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 86 million bibliographic records and nearly 1.2 billion holdings representing the collections of more than 10,000 libraries, over 400 languages, and all types of materials ranging from stone tablets to electronic books.

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