Databases A-Z

Educational games to promote early literacy for ages 2-7.

Available in any Denver Public Library

In-depth coverage of companies, industries, products, executives, trades, trends and other topics. Includes First Research Industry Profiles

Available with library card

Articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning. Covers subject areas such as, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, environmental science, history, marketing, political science, and psychology.

Available with library card

Full-text articles on popular culture, computer sciences, engineering, physics, arts, business and more. Includes Consumer Reports. Help | Video Tutorial

App available for iPhoneiPhone AndroidAndroid HelpApp Help

Available with library card

International and U.S. news from thousands of newspapers, media and online sources. Choose the world, a region, country, state or city. Search hundreds of papers nationwide and Denver news sources, including the Denver Post back to 1989.

Available with library card

Explore your family history with the collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Search by name of deceased or keyword in a growing list of newspapers, including the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News.

Available with library card

A comprehensive genealogical resource repository for family history research with more than 1 billion searchable names from America and beyond.

Available only in the Central Denver Public Library

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.

Available with library card

Images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, immigration lists and thousands of other databases. Access to Ancestry Library Edition is no longer be available to users outside library buildings.

Available in any Denver Public Library

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.

Available with library card

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. 

Available with library card

Information on the world's most influential people. Learn about past and present figures like politicians, celebrities, activists and authors.

Available with library card

Index to biographical information on people by time period, geographical location, and field of endeavor.

Available with library card

Provides thousands of unique and reliable full-text biographies, including the complete full text of Biography and Biography Today. In addition to keyword search, users can locate biographies by subject occupation, activity, nationality, gender, birthplace and more.

Available with library card

Primary source documents including historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history

Available to everyone

Offers primary source material essential to the study of American history and Black culture, history, politics, and the arts. Each of the Historical Black Newspapers provides access to perspectives and information that was excluded or marginalized in mainstream sources. Examine major movements from the Harlem Renaissance to Civil Rights, and explore everyday life as written in the Chicago Defender, The Baltimore Afro-AmericanNew York Amsterdam News, Pittsburgh Courier, Los Angeles SentinelAtlanta Daily WorldThe Norfolk Journal and Guide, The Philadelphia Tribune, Cleveland Call and Post, and Michigan Chronicle.

Available with library card

Comprehensive newspaper coverage of the African American experience from the early 18th century to the present day. Sourced from more than 19,000 American and global newspapers, including over 400 current and historical Black publications. Updated daily.

Video tutorial

Available with library card

Pairs classic video storybooks with related fiction and nonfiction books for pre-K through 3rd grade, from Scholastic.

Available with library card

Lists manufacturers and distributors from small businesses to large corporations, from both the public and private sectors. Provides complete coverage of U.S. consumer brands; manufacturers, importers and distributors; and companies that are out of business, as well as brands that are no longer in production or are now considered generic.

Available with library card

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.

For highest quality format, please download the PDF version of the business plan.

Available with library card

Provides "top ten" rankings of companies, products, services, and business-related activities compiled from a variety of published sources.

Available with library card

Full-text articles covering management, economics, finance, accounting, and international business professional and trade journals. Basic Search Video Tutorial | Advanced Search Video Tutorial

App available for iPhoneiPhone AndroidAndroid 

Available with library card

Lists changes for corporations and organizations resulting from stock dividends, stock splits, reorganizations, exchanges, liquidations and more, providing the security holder with facts to compute gain or loss in capital. 

Available only in the Central Denver Public Library

Automotive repair information available for thousands of year, make and model combinations. Covers the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models.

Available with library card

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.

Available with library card

Catalog of the Colorado State Publications Library. Documents can be found at the Library. Many are available online.

Available to everyone

Search the most comprehensive database of funders that support Colorado-based organizations.  Tutorials

Available with library card

Search or browse the full-text of the Colorado Revised Statutes and Colorado Court Rules. Colorado Session Laws are available from the General Assembly (1993-current) and the University of Colorado Law Library (1861-1992).

Available to everyone

Computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology. Video Tutorials

Available with library card

Video courses to learn popular software and computer basics. Includes computer basics, internet basics, Microsoft tools, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and understanding your Windows operating system. 

Available with library card

Provides information on firms and individuals from the U.S. and Canada in the consulting services industry. Covers 14 general fields of consulting activity ranging from agriculture to marketing, and more than 400 specialties are represented, including finance, computers, fund-raising and others. Branch office addresses and contact numbers are also provided, when available.

Available with library card

Convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.

Available with library card

ConsumerReports.org, a web-based, easy to navigate resource provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services, including cars, appliances, electronics and more. Contains articles from the monthly print magazine, the annual Buying Guide issue, plus additional content found only on the website.

Access to Consumer Reports may be blocked when using a VPN or other forms of IP masking. 

Ebsco databases provide online access to digital versions of the Consumer Reports magazine and Consumer Reports Buying Guide

Available with library card

Contemporary Authors is part of Literature Resource Center from Gale.

Available with library card

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.

Available with library card

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

Available with library card

​Craftsy is an online resource for all creative makers that includes over 1,400 in-depth instructional video classes, perfect for those that are just getting started or looking for advanced techniques.

  • ​​Categories include fabric and yarn crafts, baking, drawing, gardening, photography, yoga, and much more!
  • ​Access Craftsy via the Libby app in the Extras section, each checkout provides 7-days of unlimited access to content.
  • ​No additional account is required for access and closed captioning is available for all videos.
  • ​Craftsy is free and easy to access with your library card and password. There are no checkout limits.

Craftsy is available thanks to funding from Strong Library, Strong Denver supported by the Denver Public Library Fund. 

Available with library card

​Craftsy en español is an online resource in Spanish for all creative makers that includes over 150 recorded classes, with new original Spanish content added every month. Great for those who are just getting started or looking for advanced techniques. Categories include: cake decorating, sewing, crochet, drawing, baking and cooking, and more.

  • Find Craftsy en español in Overdrive's Libby app in the Extras section; all you need is your library card and password and no additional account is required.
  • Each checkout provides 7-days of unlimited access to content. There are no checkout limits.
  • Supported languages: Spanish and English.

Craftsy en español is available thanks to funding from Strong Library, Strong Denver supported by the Denver Public Library Fund. 

Available with library card

Information about countries and states. Find recipes by country, printable flags and maps, audios of national anthems and more. Video Tutorials: Kids Edition (3:18) / All Editions (16:31)

Available with library card

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

Data Axle also provides free, regularly scheduled webinars to learn more about the tools and how to use them

Available with library card

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.)

DemographicsNow Guide (PDF - Updated Sept. 2022)
Mosaic Grand Index (spreadsheet with detailed group and segment information)

Video Tutorial

Ask Us or schedule a Bizboost appointment for assistance.

Available with library card

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.

Available in any Denver Public Library
Available with library card

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.

Available to everyone

Identifies and describes special libraries, resource centers, special collections, and documentation centers located in the United States, Canada, and throughout the world. Provides comprehensive information on subject-specific resource collections maintained by government agencies, businesses, newspapers, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and societies.

Available with library card

Searchable eBooks that can be read online or downloaded (in sections).  Video Tutorial

Available with library card

Access to academic journals, reports, and many premier reference sources in the field of education.

Available with library card

Covers multinational and national membership organizations from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe - including U.S.-based organizations with a binational or multinational membership.

Available with library card

Comprehensive source of detailed information concerning nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope. Covers more than 23,000 organizations in categories such as trade, business, and commercial; legal, governmental, public administration, and military; cultural; educational; veterans, hereditary, and patriotic; athletic and sports; fan clubs, and many more.

Available with library card

Provides comprehensive information on associations and societies that are organized and function at the regional (both interstate and intrastate), state, county, city, neighborhood, and local levels. Coverage includes all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

Available with library card

This encyclopedia identifies live, print and electronic sources of information. Covers various types of resources including directories, databases, newsletters, indexes, research centers, etc. within each subject area. For business managers and information researchers.

Available with library card

Magazines and journals focused on small business. Video Tutorial

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Includes digitized archival material from a selection of Conservation Collections in Denver Public Library's Special Collections and Archives. Search original historical documents about public land management, wildlife conservation, and individuals and organizations who shaped the American conservation movement.  

Available with library card

Environmental Studies and Policy 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.

Available with library card

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.

Available to everyone

Covers the culture, traditions, social treatment and lived experiences of different ethnic groups in America. It provides full text from a growing list of sources including peer-reviewed journals, magazines, e-books, biographies and primary source documents.

Available with library card

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.

Available with library card

Lesson plans, student tools, curriculum standards, and sites for teachers.

Available with library card

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.

Available with library card

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.

Available with library card

This research database offers content covering issues related to race in society today. Essays, articles, reports and other reliable sources provide an in-depth look at the history of race and provide critical context for learning more about topics associated with race, ethnicity, diversity and inclusiveness.

  • Thousands of full-text articles from academic journals
  • Government agency reports curated and provided by HeinOnline
  • Full-text articles, primary source documents and speeches from BlackPast, a leading source on African American history and experience
  • Journal content covering issues related to race, including those of Indigenous communities
Available with library card

Catalog of U.S. government publications. Many link to full-text.

Available to everyone

Industry profiles, analysis and forecasts. Updated regularly.
Search First Research Industry Profiles

Available with library card

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 Overdrive Magazines for more magazines.

Available with library card

Fold3 Libary Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to official military records with deep first-person content from the people who served, including bios, photos, letters and more. An ever-growing database, it contains more than 500 million searchable records from the Civil War onward, from trusted archives such as the U.S. National Archives and U.K. National Archives. A valuable resource for historians, genealogists, researchers, military enthusiasts and battle reenactors, and veterans and their families. An optional Fold3 account can be created to save records.

Available with library card

The Foundation Directory Online (Professional Version) database is available for full use at the Central Library only by using this link

Keep your nonprofit operating at peak effectiveness with Candid's searchable database of expanded, in-depth profiles of 140,000 grantmakers, plus inside looks at the grants they've actually made.  Please call (720-865-1363) or visit Reference at the Central Library for more information.

You may also schedule a Nonprofit appointment to meet remotely with a librarian. 

Tips for using the Foundation Directory Online

Available only in the Central Denver Public Library

​Freegal Music+ is an ad-free, unlimited streaming platform that gives you access to millions of songs from 200+ genres. You can listen to trending songs, build and explore playlists, or simply enjoy a classic album. Download up to 5 songs each week to listen off-line. Use Freegal with their app available for iOS, Android, or Amazon or directly from your browser on any device. 

Available with library card

Over 25,000 encyclopedia entries covering a variety of subject areas.

App available for iPhoneiPhone AndroidAndroid HelpApp Help

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Research, analyze and compare global companies and industries with industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories and more. Video Tutorial

Available with library card

Search directories for biographies, passenger and immigration lists, companies and brands, business rankings and market share, consultants, libraries and research organizations, publishers, publications and broadcast media, faculty, scholarships, fellowships and loans, statistics and business information sources, nonprofits, national, international and local associations. Video tutorial.

Available with library card

Contains listings for radio and television stations and cable companies. Print media entries provide address; phone, fax numbers, and e-mail addresses; key personnel, including feature editors; and much more. Broadcast media entries provide address; phone, fax, and e-mail addresses; key personnel; owner information; hours of operation; networks carried and more. Scope includes U.S., Canadian, and international media.

Available with library card

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

Available with library card

Search multiple Gale and Infotrac databases simultaneously.

Available with library card

Browse all of the Gale databases available through the Denver Public Library.  Filter the collection of databases by name or limit them by focus, topic or type -- such as Gale In Context, eBooks, Periodicals, Literature, Business, etc.  

Available with library card

Magazines and journals on gardening, landscaping and horticulture.

Available with library card

Broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full-text and images.

Available with library card

Formerly Infotrac OneFile. One-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images.

Available with library card

Comprehensive source of information on research facilities and programs of the U.S. and Canadian federal governments. Listings include e-mail addresses, information on patents available for licensing and expanded coverage of key personal contact.

Available with library card

Discover U.S. Government Information at govinfo.gov, which provides free public access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.

Available to everyone

All aspects of human impact on the environment including global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more. Video Tutorial

App available for iPhoneiPhone AndroidAndroid HelpApp Help

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GuideStar, Candid’s premier nonprofit research tool, plays an important role in supporting local nonprofits by increasing their visibility with prospective donors and volunteers, as well as the people they serve through their programs.

Available only in the Central Denver Public Library

Full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a variety of personal health information sources. The material is intended for informational purposes only. 

Available with library card

Information on health, medicine, and wellness. The material is intended for informational purposes only. Video Tutorial

Available with library card

Explore your family history with the collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Search by name of deceased or keyword in a growing list of newspapers, including the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News.

Video tutorial

Available with library card

The experience and impact of Hispanic Americans as recorded by the news media, from 1704 to today. Draws from 17,000 resources, including 700 Spanish language newspapers. Updated daily.

Video tutorial

Available with library card

Search full-text articles, historical documents, biographies, maps and photos. Great for students of history. Classic version.

App available for iPhoneiPhone AndroidAndroid HelpApp Help

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Offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of hobby enthusiasts. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines. Subjects include: Arts and crafts, Collecting, Home and garden, Indoor recreation, Kids’ crafts.

Available with library card

Magazines and journals focused on home improvement.

Available with library card

Provides do-it-yourselfers with detailed, full-text, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects. ​Subjects include: ​Maintenance, ​Remodeling, ​Electrical work, ​Decorating home and garden, ​Outdoor improvements, ​Plumbing, ​Wood projects.

Available with library card

Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

Available with library card

Comprehensive resource on government, university, and independent nonprofit research organizations in over 150 countries.

Available with library card

Streaming music collection of thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres. Part of the Music Online collection.

Available with library card

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.

Available with library card
  • Federal government: Find Department & agency leadership, CIOs, purchasing contacts, career and non-career SES appointees, advisors, program managers, policy-makers, deputies, directors, and assistants.
     
  • State & Local government: Find detailed profiles of elected officials, chiefs of staff, city managers, CFOs, IT decision makers, appointees, attorneys general, police chiefs, state legislators and city council members, department heads, and many more.
Available with 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, computer skills, citizenship and recursos en español. Create a free account to get started and track your progress.

Plus more

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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. Looking for a deed form? This article may help. Not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. Video Tutorial

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Full text of top consumer legal reference books, many from NOLO. Includes books on patents, copyright, trademarks, and nonprofits. Classic view | Support Documentation

App available for iPhoneiPhone AndroidAndroid 

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Index to articles in major law reviews and journals, legal newspapers, and federal and state cases, laws and regulations.

Video Tutorial

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Full-text and indexing of key library and information science periodicals. Video Tutorial

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text. Full text articles on libraries and librarianship, from current back to the mid 1960s. Video Tutorial

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Search this digital master index to find coverage of authors and works in products published by Gale.

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Full-text literary database covering all genres and time periods. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems.

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Biographical, bibliographical, and critical content. Find literary figures from all time periods writing in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more. Great for book clubs and homework. Tip Sheet | Video Tutorial

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Search or browse the full text of these major newspapers

  • New York Times, June 1980-current
  • Wall Street Journal, January 1984-current
  • Chicago Tribune, January 1985-current
  • Los Angeles Times, January 1985-current
  • Washington Post, January 1987-current
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Includes 400 high quality, authentic Spanish language children’s books. You’ll find picture books, read-along books with audio, and interactive eBooks complete with a Spanish language search and interface. 

MakeMake instructional video

App available for iPhoneiPhone AndroidAndroid   Desktop HelpApp Help  

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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. 

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Presents comparative business statistics. Each entry features a descriptive title; data and market description; a list of producers/products along with their market share; and cites original sources.

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Full-text magazines, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags, color PDFs and expanded full-text backfiles back to 1975 for key magazines. Video Tutorial

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Covers a wide scope of general interest topics with full-text for general reference publications dating as far back as 1975, reference books, full-text biographies, primary source documents and a collection of photos, maps and flags. Video Tutorial

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Consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine. Spanish

Video Tutorial

Available to everyone

Information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written in everyday language.

Available to everyone

Full-text magazines, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags. Video Tutorial

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Research stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, and 529 College Savings Plans.  Identify stocks or funds 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.  Improve your investing and personal finance knowledge and skills by taking courses in the Investing Classroom.  

Available with library card

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.

Available with library card

Explore the lives of your ancestors and discover your family's history.

Available with library card

A comprehensive guide to the growing nonprofit world designed for marketers, sales staff, and nonprofit professionals. Provides contact and basic factual information on the largest nonprofit organizations in the United States.

Available with library card

Provides names, departmental affiliations and institutional addresses of professionals at thousands of American colleges and universities, as well as at approximately 200 Canadian institutions that use instructional materials primarily in English.

Available with library card

New York Times Database Collection:

New York Times Full Text 

  • Coverage: 1980 - present
  • Full-text articles of the New York Times newspaper, including today’s issue.
    Search includes these New York Times publications, with various date coverages: The Daily (Podcast), New York Times Late Edition (East Coast), New York Times Book Review, New York Times Español, New York Times Magazine, New York Times (Online), New York Times (Video).

New York Times Scanned Newspapers

  • Coverage: 2008 - recent (up to 3-months ago)
  • Full-page color scans of the New York Times provides researchers, genealogists, and scholars with cover-to-cover access to recent newspaper content. Full-text searchable.

New York Times Historical 

  • Coverage: 1851 - 2018
  • Full-text and images in PDF format of the New York Times. Provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, first-hand accounts and coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
Available with library card

Enjoy full, unlimited access to The New York Times online, including:

  • New York Times Games: logic and word puzzles, including the daily crossword puzzle.
  • New York Times Cooking: thousands of recipes and guides for all skill levels.
  • The Athletic: in-depth, national sports coverage.
  • Spanish, Mandarin, International, and Today’s Paper editions available.
  • Enjoy podcasts, the Magazine, Book Review, Wirecutter, and more.
  • Apps for NYTimes.com, Cooking, Games, and The Athletic are available for iOs and Android devices.
Available with library card

Cover-to-cover full-text for 25 national and international newspapers plus selective full-text for more than 335 regional U.S. newspapers. Also full-text television and radio news transcripts. Video Tutorial

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Newspapers.com by Ancestry offers full-page images and searchable full text of millions of pages from almost 20,000 (and growing) historical newspapers dating from the late 1600s into the 2020s. It contains full runs and portions of runs of known, regional, and state titles to small local newspapers in the U.S. and other countries. Provides greater opportunities for longitudinal and comparative analysis of historical events and people. 

Available with library card

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

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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.

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Our largest collection of digital magazines.

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Find the meaning of a word, its origin, and how you might use it most effectively.

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A guide to the meaning, history and pronunciation of English words, both present and past. Video Tutorials

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Passenger and Immigration Lists Index (PILI) covers more than 5 million names of persons who immigrated to North American between the late 1500s and mid 20th Century.

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Full-text Ebsco database contains thousands of classic and contemporary poems, short stories, biographies, essays, lesson plans and learning guides. It also includes high-quality videos and audio recordings from the Academy of American Poets.

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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

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Prescribers' Digital Reference replaces the Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR). The print version of the Physicians' Desk Reference is no longer in print.

Available to everyone

Full-text magazine articles for elementary school research. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles.)

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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.

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Magazines and journals focused on psychology.

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Full-text database for students, researchers, psychologists, and counselors. Provides hundreds of full-text psychology journals, including many indexed in APA PsycInfo.

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Provides librarians, booksellers, and other information seekers with comprehensive and detailed coverage of U.S. and Canadian publishing operations. Includes contact information and descriptions of publishers and distributors of books, classroom materials, prints, reports, and databases.

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Full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature.

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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

Data Axle also provides free, regularly scheduled webinars to learn more about the tools and how to use them

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Comprehensive full-text coverage for regional business publications. Video Tutorial

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​Full-text database for theology and philosophy research. Includes hundreds of full-text journals and magazines covering many religious and philosophical topics, including world religions, religious history, political philosophy and philosophy of language.

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Magazines and journals focused on religion and philosophy.

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Comprehensive guide to North America’s premier nonprofit research organizations. Information on each organization includes programs, staffing, and publications, as well as services of centers, laboratories, institutes, experiment stations, farms, research support facilities, technology transfer centers, think tanks, incubators, research parks, and more.

Search the full-text of the Rocky Mountain News from 1990 to 2009.

Historical scanned newspapers are available from the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection: Rocky Mountain News (Weekly, 1859-1881) and Rocky Mountain News (Daily, 1860-1922)

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Historical maps for the states of Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico. Help

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Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

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Magazines and journals focused on science.

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Full text articles from science encyclopedias, reference books and periodicals.

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Clymer repair manuals for motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, lawn mowers, tractors, and more. Video Tutorial

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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.

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Locate a death certificate, find an obituary, discover cemetery records, track down probate records.

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An index to the sheet music collection at the Central Library in Google Sheets 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: All users can access Songfinder, regardless of having a google account. Spreadsheets can also be exported to Excel for download.

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​Statista is an easy-to-use portal that integrates statistics and reports from thousands of sources on topics related to business, media, public policy, health, technology, and many others. The numerous infographics can be exported or downloaded for use in reports and presentations.

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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.

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Guide to current sources of factual quantitative information on more than 29,000 specific subjects, incorporating 110,000 citations and more than 1,500 sources. Provides wide range of print and nonprint, published and unpublished, and electronic and other forms of U.S. and international statistical data on industrial, business, social, educational, financial and other topics.

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Transmita películas y programas de televisión en español para adultos y presentaciones grabadas de óperas, ballets y obras de teatro. El contenido infantil incluye podcasts, videojuegos y episodios de animación.

  • Instrucciones para iniciar sesión por primera vez y para usuarios recurrentes.
  • Funciona con: PC con Windows, Mac, tabletas, iPhone, Android o dispositivo Chromecast.
  • Acceso ilimitado a programas de TV y contenido infantil, 8 tickets al mes para películas y presentaciones en vivo grabadas.
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An online collection of animated, talking picture books for young kids to discover the joys of reading. Video Tutorial

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Tutor.com ofrece tutoría académica inmediata en línea, ayuda con la tarea y preparación para exámenes para estudiantes desde kinder al 12° grado, estudiantes que empiezan la universidad, adultos que continúan aprendiendo y apoyo para personas que buscan empleo.

  • Conéctese con un tutor experto, altamente calificado en  inglés o español en un salón de clases virtual seguro y protegido de 3:00 a 10:00 p. m., los 7 días de la semana (con cuatro excepciones: Año Nuevo, Día de la Independencia, Día de Acción de Gracias y Navidad).
  • Tutor.com ofrece ayuda experta en escritura, recursos de preparación para exámenes de The Princeton Review® para el ACT®/SAT®, videos de cursos de Colocación avanzada (AP®), ayuda para preparar un currículum y más. 
  • Acceda al servicio con su tarjeta de la biblioteca. Se necesita crear una cuenta y contar con una dirección de correo electrónico para servicios más allá de una sesión de tutoría en vivo y para tener acceso a la función de conversación (chat) en las sesiones de tutoría. Los menores de 13 años solo tienen acceso a sesiones de tutoría de texto (sin video).
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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.

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A learning platform that offers a wide range of courses in the fields of Cloud Computing, Data Science, Development, IT Operations, Leadership & Management, Marketing, Personal Development, Project Management and Operations.  The majority of courses offer a Udemy certificate of completion.

A Google, Microsoft, or Gale account is required to sign in to Udemy.

To install the app on your device, choose the "Udemy for Business" app and then fill in gale.udemy.com when prompted. See the quick start guide.

Access to the Udemy learning platform is available to permanent library card holders. You will not be able to access Udemy using VPN or any form of IP masking. When using a mobile device to access Udemy, use local Wi-Fi to avoid being blocked. If you are out of state you will need to wait until you return home to Colorado to be able to register an account or login.

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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 also includes Small & Mid-Cap Survey reports on approximately 1,800 small & mid-cap stocks. Video Tutorials

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Magazines and journals focused on vocations, careers and technical education. Video Tutorials from Gale

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Wall Street Journal Collection:

Wall Street Journal Full Text 

  • Coverage: 1984 - present
  • Full text article searching of the Wall Street Journal newspaper, including today’s issue.
  • Search includes these Wall Street Journal publications: Wall Street Journal, Eastern edition, Wall Street Journal (Online).

Wall Street Journal Scanned Newspapers

  • Coverage: 2008 - within days of the current issue
  • Full-page colored scans of The Wall Street Journal provide investors, researchers and scholars with cover-to-cover access to recent newspaper content. Full-text searchable. 
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Profiles over 100,000 U.S. companies, 90 percent of which are private. Intended for librarians, executives, students, analysts, marketers, and other professionals who require current company and industry profiles.

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A selection of historic photographs from the collections of the Denver Public Library Western History/Genealogy Department and the Colorado Historical Society.

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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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Not owned by DPL? Borrow books, videos, DVDs, web resources and other library materials owned by libraries worldwide.  Use the classic interface.

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