Online continuing education courses, covering a wide range of subjects.
19th Century US Newspapers
Full-text articles from a wide range of 19th century newspapers.
Full-text journals and reference sources from over 14,000 titles.
Unlimited access to thousands of full-length educational videos and clips anytime, anywhere.
Adult Education and Career Center
Receive one-on-one, real-time assistance with resumes and cover letters, interview preparation or proof reading documents. Professional tutors are available online from 2pm-Midnight, 7 days a week.[ World Languages Options ]
Factory-correct automotive diagnostic and repair information. Includes diagnostic flowcharts, maintenance schedules and tables, daily TSBs, wiring diagrams plus images and parts and labor for estimates. Accessible solely in KCLS libraries.
America's Obituaries & Death Notices
Obituaries and death notices from US newspapers.
Access to America's Obituaries & Death Notices will cease on May 30th, 2013
Ancestry Library Edition
Genealogical information from 1.2 billion+ records in 3,000+ databases. U.S. Federal Census from 1790 and the American Genealogical Biographical Index. Accessible solely in KCLS libraries.
Ask A Librarian
Have a question? You can reach KCLS librarians online and by phone for help with reference requests.
Directory of 457,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state and local nonprofit membership organizations.
Biography & Genealogy Master Index
Citations from biographical reference works.
Biography In Context
Biographical sketches and magazine articles focusing on nearly 275,000 individuals. Formerly Biography Resource Center.
Classic video storybooks and nonfiction eBooks for children.
Fully searchable computer books. Non-WA remote access is limited to 8 simultaneous users. Access is paid for by KCLS, but registration is required.
Articles, illustrations, definitions and weblinks from Encyclopedia Britannica, Britannica Intermediate (grades 5 and up), Britannica's Internet Guide, and Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus. [ World Languages Options ]
Britannica Online for Kids
Articles, illustrations, definitions and weblinks for youth, all from Encyclopedia Britannica.
Business Insights: Essentials
Business Insights: Essentials combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface designed around the research goals and workflows of your diverse business research community. Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.
Automotive diagnostic and repair information for domestic and foreign vehicles. Includes diagrams and illustrative images.
Product reviews, product ratings, product buying advice, and articles from the latest issues of Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports Health has been integrated within Consumer Reports. Look for “health” on the left hand side. [ World Languages Options ]
Articles, maps, photographs, biographies and recipes focusing on world cultures.
D&B Million Dollar Database
Company listings, executive detail with spreadsheet outputs.
Daily Life Through History
Articles, maps, charts, primary documents and teacher lesson plans focusing on daily life in world cultures.
DSM-IV (via Stat!Ref)
Currently recognized mental health disorder information published by the American Psychiatric Association. Access is limited to 2 simultaneous users.
Provides general interest periodical and news information. Content includes more than 12,000 titles nearly 30 years of coverage.
Research materials for tracing family lineage and American culture; PERSI Index, genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, and genealogical and local history serials are included.
Historical Statistics of the United States
Statistics from 1000+ sources (37,000 data series), all with PDF and CSV export functionality.
Literature Resource Center
Biographical, bibliographical, and critical content about literature and literary figures. Includes the contents of Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select and Dictionary of Literary Biography. [ World Languages Options ]
Live Homework Help
Specialized one-on-one tutoring help in the areas of math, science, English and social studies for students in grades K-12, entry level college and adult learners.
Live Homework Help in Spanish
Bibliotecarios profesionales estan disponibles para responder a sus preguntas. En cada sesión virtual de referencia, un bibliotecario charla con usted en tiempo real, hasta 20 minutos, para ayudarle a conseguir las respuestas a sus preguntas. [ World Languages Options ]
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Investing data and reports on 23000+ mutual funds and 7000+ stocks as well as investment choice and portfolio management tools.
New York Times Historical
Articles from New York Daily Times (1851-1857) and New York Times (1857-2009). Viewing requires Adobe Acrobat.
Fiction recommendations for a wide range of adult, teen and child reading interests as well as book reviews, author read-alikes, theme-oriented book lists, book discussion guides, book talks, and feature articles.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and links to websites - all on social issues - from 'Opposing Viewpoints' and other reference sources. Formerly Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center.
Oxford English Dictionary
Definitions, pronunciations, and word histories. Usage of modern and historical words traced through 2.5 million quotations.
PROMT (Predicast Overview of Markets and Technology)
Research companies, the products and technologies they produce, and the markets in which they compete. Includes summaries and full text from nearly 1,000 business and trade journals, industry newsletters, newspapers, market research studies, news releases, and investment and brokerage firm reports.
Business and residential listings of 24 million US companies, organizations, agencies, 1.5 million Canadian companies, and 262 US million residences. Download as many as 50 records at a time from KCLS libraries and as many 25 from home, school or office. Current webcast schedule and additional video tutorials.
Resume building software, sample cover letters and resumes, and job seeking tips & advice. Access is paid for by KCLS, but registration is required.
Sammamish Valley News Index
Sammamish Valley News front page articles. Covers 1963-1994 newspapers in the Redmond Library collection. Indexing funded by the KCLS Foundation.
Sanborn Maps (Washington State)
Large scale maps of Washington cities and towns detailing street blocks and building numbers.
Science-oriented diagrams, experiments, essays, definitions, and biographies.
Mapping software with demographic, business, and marketing data variables. This resource allows for 3 simultaneous users.
Test Center: MSP, HSPE and SAT
Online tutors help you prepare for your standardized tests: MSP, HSPE and SAT.
Testing and Education Reference Center
Test preparation (eBooks and interactive practice for civil service, military, and academic admissions exams), school search, career exploration tools, and Resume builder.
Video storybooks and read-alongs for children.
Typing Instructor Web
Typing lessons and games. Use KCLS020311 as your site code when you set up your account.
Online continuing education courses, covering a wide range of subjects.
Value Line Investment Survey Reports
Stock analysis from Value Line.
West’s Encyclopedia of American Law
Articles, biographies and legal definitions on more than 5,000 legal topics.
Combined catalogs of hundreds of libraries around the world.
Last Updated: August 18, 2011