Educational games to promote early literacy for ages 2-7.
In-depth coverage of companies, industries, products, executives, trades, trends and other topics. Includes First Research Industry Profiles
International and U.S. news from thousands of newspapers, media and online sources. Search the world or choose a region, country, state or city.
Full-text of the Denver Post, the Denver Rocky Mountain News and hundreds of newspapers nationwide. Denver coverage from June 1989. Other papers' coverage varies.
Search by name of deceased or keyword in a growing list of newspapers, including the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News.
Call or visit Western History & Genealogy in the Central Library to search New England Ancestors.
Formerly American Song. Streaming music collection includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys, songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more. Includes the African American Song collection. Part of the Music Online collection.
Images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, immigration lists and thousands of other databases. Not available for remote users.
Locate nonprofits, national, international and local associations, for a total of more than 456,000 organizations. Search by name or acronym, geographic location, subject, SIC code or free-text.
Formerly known as AutoMate. DIY auto repair. Enter the vehicle make, model and year to find repair and maintenance information, wiring diagrams and labor costs. Replaces Auto Repair Reference Center.
Based on data collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014 Consumer Expenditure Survey, this report analyzes the demographics of household spending on hundreds of products and services. Identifies which households spend the most on those products and services and which have the largest share of spending.
Index to biographical information on people by time period, geographical location, and field of endeavor.
Video storybooks paired with nonfiction eBooks to introduce kids the world of knowledge and exploration.
A collection of actual business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. For those looking for examples of how to approach, structure and compose their own business plans.
Full text: Jan 2, 1980 - present
Exceptions: Jan 3, 1989 - Dec 3, 1996
A broad collection of streaming classical music recordings for listening with headphones or speakers, accompanied by a vast reference database. Part of the Music Online collection.
Catalog of the Colorado State Publications Library. Documents can be found at the Library. Many are available online.
Search the most comprehensive database of funders that support Colorado-based organizations. Video Tutorial
Current, accurate information on Colorado print, news & wire services, college & military, online, radio and TV media. Call or visit the Central Library Reference Department to search the Colorado Media Guide database.
CIS Index, Congressional Record, United States Code, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations. Track bills or find information on members of Congress. Formerly Congressional Universe.
Convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
Consumer Reports is a nonprofit organization providing unbiased product ratings and reviews. More than 5000 products are rigorously tested each year, along with the annual automotive issue in April.
See also: Consumer Reports Buying Guide.
Contemporary Authors is part of Literature Resource Center from Gale.
The sounds of all regions from every continent. Genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more. Part of the Music Online collection.
In-depth analysis of topics in the news ranging from social and teen issues to environment, health, education, science and technology. Covers all sides of the issues. Great for school assignments. Video Tutorial
Delivers the data you need to make sound business decisions. With DemographicsNow you can analyze the demographic and market potential of any geography in the U.S. Includes mapping.
Links (Note - Both of these open in a new tab, as they are documents.)
View current issues of the Denver Business Journal, the latest business news and the Book of Lists; search the archives of Business Journals throughout the country.
Browse and place holds on books, audio and video items. Get library materials delivered to your local branch. Mobile catalog: accessible, also recommended for slower connections.
Online collection containing a selection of photographs, maps, broadsides, architectural drawings and other documents from the collections of the Western History/Genealogy Department. Formerly known as the Digital Image Catalog and Photoswest.
Searchable eBooks that can be read online. Not downloadable. Formerly Netlibrary. Video Tutorial
Access to academic journals, reports, and many premier reference sources in the field of education.
Magazines and journals focused on small business. Video Tutorial
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies. The database includes diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.
Annotated references to educational materials issued in the monthly Resources in Education and journal articles issued in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education.
Look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. Get information from trustworthy sources that you can cite in your papers. Designed with students and educators in mind.
Lesson plans, student tools, curriculum standards, and sites for teachers.
Look up topic overviews, magazine and academic journal articles, facts and primary sources for research papers, class projects or homework. Get information from trustworthy sources that you can cite in your papers. Designed with students and educators in mind.
Look up articles, facts and primary sources for research papers, class projects or homework. Get information from trustworthy sources that you can cite in your papers. Designed with students and educators in mind.
Catalog of U.S. government publications. Many link to full-text.
Industry profiles, analysis and forecasts. Updated regularly.
Search First Research Industry Profiles
Read or download digital magazines on your computer or device. Read online from any device, or install the Flipster App from Ebsco on your iPad, iPhone or Android to download and read offline. Also see Zinio for more magazines.
The Foundation Directory Online is a searchable database of in-depth profiles of 140,000 grantmakers, plus inside looks at the grants they've actually made. Use Foundation Maps as a visualization tool and an easy way to see who is funding what around the world. Grants to Individuals has information on 10,000 foundations that have funded individual grantseekers for everything from scholarship opportunities to research needs.
Access full-text encyclopedias covering the arts, biography, country studies, history, law, literature, religion, science, social science and more! Great for research and homework. Video Tutorial
Magazines and journals on gardening, landscaping and horticulture. Video Tutorial
Broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full-text and images.
Discover U.S. Government Information at govinfo.gov, which provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
Full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a variety of personal health information sources. The material is intended for informational purposes only. Video Tutorial
Information on health, medicine, and wellness. The material is intended for informational purposes only. Video Tutorial
Reference essays, magazine and journal articles, newspaper articles and primary source documents, historical timelines, biographies, and classroom topics. Great for homework. Formerly Student Resource Center. Video Tutorial
Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.
Streaming music collection of thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres. Part of the Music Online collection.
Adult and children's feature films and documentaries including collections from Criterion, Great Courses, and more. Available only to Denver residents with a library card.
GED tests and practice tests and courses for all ages, from school age help for tests and skills, to high school equivalency, college prep and college skills, to career skills, citizenship and recursos en español. Create a free account to get started and track your progress.
Sample legal forms for a variety of issues. Many forms (with numbers starting with CO-) are specific to Colorado. Also includes Legal Definitions, Legal Q&A, Helpful Topics, and more. Not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. Video Tutorial
Index to articles in major law reviews and journals, legal newspapers, and federal and state cases, laws and regulations.
Access to the vast array of lynda.com instructional training. Inspires anyone to learn the latest software, creative, and business skills. Find bite-size tutorials for immediate problem solving or comprehensive courses on hundreds of topics. For professional development and personalized, self-paced learning. Sign in with your library card account.
Search or browse the full text of these major newspapers
- New York Times, June 1980-current
- New York Times Historical, 1851-2013
- Wall Street Journal, January 1984-current
- Chicago Tribune, January 1985-current
- Christian Science Monitor, October 1988-current
- Los Angeles Times, January 1985-current
- Washington Post, January 1987-current
Learn a language by conversation. Learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian, Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. Spanish speakers and others can learn English.
Create a Mango login to continue where you left off, and to use the mobile app. Install the app and sign in using your Mango login (not library card number.)
Download the language lesson you're working on.
Consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine. Video Tutorial
Information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written in everyday language.
Research stocks and mutual funds. Identify stocks that meet your criteria, see what analysts have to say about that investment, or enter two or more stocks or funds to see how they work together as a portfolio.
Combined search for these streaming music databases: American Music, Classical Music, Jazz, Popular Music and World Music, which includes Contemporary World Music and Smithsonian Global Sound.
Explore the lives of your ancestors and discover your family's history.
New York Times full text from June 1980-current. Search by keyword or browse by date.
Then see Digitized Newspaper New York Times (formerly Digital Microfilm) to view cover-to-cover PDF images of the New York Times from 2008 to 3 months ago.
Contains full-text and images in PDF format of the New York Times from 1851 to three years before current year.
Find fiction and nonfiction titles for kids and young adults. Search by title, author, series or reading level to find similar titles and reviews. Video Tutorial
Find fiction and nonfiction books to read or listen to. Search by favorite author, title or series and find similar titles, reviews and reading group guides.
Find the meaning of a word, its origin, and how you might use it most effectively.
A guide to the meaning, history and pronunciation of English words, both present and past. Video Tutorial
Scholarly works from key disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, science, medicine, and law.
Controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Essays provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by supporting articles. Video Tutorial
Prescribers' Digital Reference replaces the Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR). The print version of the Physicians' Desk Reference is no longer in print.
Combined catalog of 23 Colorado libraries, including Denver Public Library. Use this when you don't find an item in the Denver Public Library Catalog. Place a hold from here.
Magazines and journals focused on psychology.
Use the database used by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office's Patent Examiners. Available only at the Denver Public Library's Reference Department at the Central Library, Floor 3. Call 720-865-1363 for more information or to make an appointment. More information.
Audio eBooks, both fiction and nonfiction from multiple genres.
Full digital copies of your favorite magazines to download and view on your computer or mobile device.
Also see Flipster for additional magazines.
Full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature.
Business and Residential directories, as well as a job searching tool that includes related guides. Find company info by name, geographic location and industry; residential listings by name, address, city, state or zip code or reverse lookup. Includes: US Businesses, US Consumers/Lifestyles for residential listings, Canadian Businesses, Canada White Pages, and US Healthcare to find physicians and dentists. Video Tutorial
Magazines and journals focused on religion and philosophy.
Search the full-text of the Rocky Mountain News from 1989 to 2009.
Historical maps for the states of Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico. Help
Clymer repair manuals for motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, lawn mowers, tractors, and more. Video Tutorial
Listen online to traditional folk, blues, jazz and spoken word recordings streaming from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and other audio collections. Part of the Music Online collection.
Locate a death certificate, find an obituary, discover cemetery records, track down probate records.
An index to the sheet music collection at the Central Library in Excel spreadsheet form. Search by name, song title, or keyword to find the box number for the item. Explore extensive notes and see tabs with our holdings of popular songwriters. Visit Reference Services on Floor 3 to locate the sheet music. (Not available for checkout.) Note: Chrome will only open the first 5000 rows. It may be best to open in Excel or Firefox.
The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Historical editions (1878-2012) available from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Tabular data on companies, industries, products and demographics now available from Business Insights: Global
An online collection of animated, talking picture books for young kids to discover the joys of reading. Video Tutorial
Provides a complete overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people from reference sources, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted web sites.
The Value Line Investment Survey, published weekly, tracks approximately 1,700 stocks in over 90 industries. Its Timeliness Ranking System ranks stocks on a scale of 1 to 5 for probable market performance over the next 6 to 12 months. The online version includes Small & Mid-Cap Survey reports on approximately 1,800 small & mid-cap stocks. Video Tutorials
Search full text of the Wall Street Journal from 1984 to present.
Then see Digitized Newspaper Wall Street Journal (formerly Digital Microfilm) to view cover-to-cover PDF images of the Wall Street Journal from 2008 to 3 months ago.
A selection of historic photographs from the collections of the Denver Public Library Western History/Genealogy Department and the Colorado Historical Society.
From the ancient world to today’s headlines. A chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multimedia content put this vast topic into context.
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