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FirstSearch is a collection of online databases covering a wide range of formats and subject areas including magazines, books, websites, papers & proceedings from conferences. The library does NOT currently offer full text journal articles through this resource.
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Looking for books, videos, CDs, web sites, etc.? WorldCat includes listings for over 46 million items from libraries in 45 countries.


ArticleFirst covers over 12,600 magazines.  Subjects include science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities and popular culture. 




Catalog of books and other materials availalbe from libraries in Washington State

The World Almanac

The World Almanac offers a fundamental reference source for students, library patrons, library reference staff, and scholars alike.   




ERIC contains annotated references to educational materials issued in the monthly Resources in Education (RIE) and to journal articles issued in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE). 


MEDLINE corresponds to the print indexes Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index.


GPO covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.).


PapersFirst gives access to individual papers presented at conferences worldwide. Covers every congress, symposium, exposition, workshop and meeting added to The British Library Document Supply Centre since October 1993.



ProceedingsFirst provides tables of contents of presented papers from conferences worldwide. Each record contains a list of papers presented at each conference.