Research

Career

Idaho Career Information System
Interactive resource on careers, job searching, scholarships and training. Find the right job or see if self-employment is right for you and try the reality check to see if your chosen career will provide the income you need. Funded by LiLI.

Learning Express
Interactive practice tests and tutorial courses to help you succeed on academic and licensing tests. Immediate scoring, complete answer explanations and individual analysis. Study for GED, SAT, ACT, TOEFL, nursing, firefighter, military and real estate tests. Work on math, reading, writing and computer skills. Funded by LiLI.

Lynda.com
Learn a new skill online at your own pace. Over 4,000 video courses taught by industry experts.

Genealogy

Ancestry
In-library access to the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource. Explore thousands of records from North America, the UK, Australia, Europe and more.

Heritage Quest
Search the complete set of U.S. federal census records from 1790 - 1930. Access information on people and places described in over 25,000 family and local histories.

Homework Help

EBSCOhost
EBSCO provides several full-text and secondary databases. Content for these databases include full-text journals, magazines, books, monographs, reports and various other publication types. Funded by LiLI.

Gale Virtual Reference Library Selected Titles
Offers reference sources from multiple publishers to provide respected authoritative essays on varied topics from numerous subject areas including medicine, history, science and business. Funded by LiLI.

Science and Health Virtual Library
Offers reference sources from multiple publishers to provide respected authoritative essays on varied topics from numerous subject areas including medicine and science.

Tutor.com Live Homework Help
Live Homework Help® is an online tutoring service from Tutor.com™ that connects students to expert tutors (at no charge) in math, science, social studies and English via the Internet.

World Book Online
World Book Online is a suite of research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio and video, complemented by current periodicals and related websites. World Book Online includes World Book Online for Kids, World Book Online Info Finder and World Book Online Reference Center. Funded by LiLI.

Languages

Pronunciator
Pronunciator is a fun and easy way to learn to actually speak any of 75 languages. Also features ESL for 50 non-English languages.

Learning

ArtistWorks
Provides patrons with world-class instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals.

BrainHQ
BrainHQ is an online resource, delivering life-enhancing brain fitness exercises. As one facet of a healthy lifestyle, BrainHQ is a natural bridge to your library’s collection of healthy living resources and programming.

Chilton Library
Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Funded by LiLI.

Driving-Tests.org
Free permit practice tests for learner drivers. Includes the full text of the Idaho Driver's Manual as well as practice tests for cars and motorcycles.

Reading

DayByDayID
Storytimes Online! Featuring a book of the day, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, videos and more for each day of the year. Funded by LiLI.

Novelist K-8 Plus
Find books that match your reading interests, get a list of everything written by your favorite author, find all titles in order of publication in a series and much more. Funded by LiLI.

Novelist Plus
Find books that match your reading interests, get a list of everything written by your favorite author, find all titles in order of publication in a series and much more. Funded by LiLI.

Public Domain eBooks and eAudio
Free eBooks and eAudio books in the Public Domain.

TumbleBookLibrary for Kids
eBooks for Kids! Animated talking picture books - listen, read and watch. Also includes games and books in variety of foreign languages. The website is accessible in French, Spanish and Chinese. Funded by LiLI.

WorldCat
A catalog of books and other materials held by libraries locally, regionally and worldwide. You may also request items via our online form, by phone or in person. Funded by LiLI.