All of these resource centers are available at the library, and most are available 24/7 from any internet connection. Some require a PASSWORD or your library card number for access. Call the library for more information and for the passwords
Resource Centers that require a password or
library card number
Ebscohost resource centers include ERIC, Newspaper Source, Business Source Premier, Consumer Health Complete, Medline, and dozens of other databases.
Below is a list of Ebscohost resource centers. Log in through Ebsco to access them!
Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945.
Buisness Searching Interface provides business researchers with the highly refined tools they need, in order to conduct sophisticated searches for the business content that they require. Through the use of the BSI, the full text business content of Business Source® Premier and Business Source® Complete can be located and retrieved more quickly and with greater precision than ever before.
Consumer Health Complete is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
Novelist provides access to information on 155,000 fiction titles, including author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more.
Searchasaurus provides elementary school students with an animated search interface with a dinosaur theme in an effort to encourage students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. This interface provides access to several EBSCO databases, including Primary Search and Book Collection: Nonfiction.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center is the definitive online tool for small engine repair assistance, including: ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, marine (boats), outdoor power equipment, PWC (personal watercraft/jet ski), snowblowers, snowmobiles, tillers and other small engines.
Small Business Reference Center offers readers a collection of state-specific resources supported with demographic data and other local information. This database offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
Student Resource Center is EBSCO's interface designed for students in grades 6 through 12. SRC provides students in secondary schools with the most appropriate research tools to easily obtain the information that they need from their EBSCO databases.
Other, non ebscohost resources:
MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 2,000 periodicals, including those most commonly used in public libraries. Many leading magazines in full text are available and include: Consumer Reports, Archaeology, Architectural Record, Atlantic Monthly, Aviation Week & Space Technology, Careers & Colleges, Chronicle of Higher Education, Fast Company, Internet World, Macworld, National Journal, Parenting, Phi Delta Kappan, Publishers Weekly, Red Herring, Teen People, Variety, etc.
Gale Virtual Reference Library offers reference sources from multiple publishers to provide respected authoritative essays on varied topics from numerous subject areas.
World Book is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.
Pronuciator is a fun and easy way to learn any of 60 languages. Sign on with your library card and start learning at your own pace!
Journey Back in Time provides original source material spanning over 400 years of events, culture and history, original resources that bring the past alive.
Heritage Quest combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI® Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content. This online database is an essential collection of unique material for both genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s.
resource centers that don't require a password
Recursos en idioma Spanol LiLl.org tiene una base de datos especificamente en el idioma de espanol que incluye: Enciclopedia Estudiantil hallazgos – Libro Mundial de datos en la red, Fuente Academica – para la investigacion estudiantil, y MedicLatina – para referencia de salud Spainish Language Resources LiLI.org has a few databases specifically in Spanish for Spanish Language users including: Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazogs – a World Book Online database, Fuente Academica – for school research, and MedicLatina – for medical reference
LearningExpress Library Over 800 practice tests, such as the ACT and Sat, and career and academic courses.
Tumble Talking Books is an online collection of streaming audio books for adults.
TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they love.
The Old Storytellers is an online collection of classic stories read aloud with accompanying pictures.
Bannock County Images is a collection of images documenting the history of Bannock County. BCI is the result of collaboration between ISU Library's Special Collections Department, the Bannock County Historical Society, and the South Bannock County Historical Center, and is funded in part by the Idaho Humanities Council.
Idaho Digital Resources is a collection of databases including images from around the state, and Stacks, full-text paper and digital resources from Idaho Government Publications, selectively chosen to meet the needs of secondary students.
Pocatello City Code is the online searchable code for the City of Pocatello.