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Database & Website Subject Guides: Our databases as well as websites we find helpful or interesting arranged by subject guides like Genealogy or Math & Science.

Databases: Our databases cover everything from current events to financial matters to antique price guides.

Databases just for kids: These are some of our databases geared specifically for children and teens.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: A selection of reference titles available in one convenient location online.

Gale Literature Resource Center: Biographical information, criticisms, and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods, from around the world.

FactCite: The Lincoln Library Online: Includes: The Lincoln Library of Sports Champions; The Lincoln Library of Greek and Roman Mythology; The Lincoln Library of Shapers of Society; The Lincoln Library of American History; the Lincoln Library of Biographies; The Lincoln Library of Essential Information.

Search Tips

Database Search Tips: Learn how to search our databases more effectively.

Search tutorial: Take this tutorial to learn more effective search techniques.

Search engine tutorial: This 30 minute tutorial will teach you how to search the web more effectively.


Home Schooler Links: A collection of links chosen by our reference staff to help home schoolers.

Genealogical resources: Access to hundreds of genealogical resources.


KnowItNow: A reference service that answers questions.

Email reference service: Ask us a question.