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Academic OneFile - Article Search ​
Articles​ and abstracts from scholarly, trade and general-interest periodicals in current events, science, social science, art and the humanities.

Ancestry Library - Genealogy Resources (In Library Use Only)
​​A broad genealogical collection providing coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom.
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Arizona Guide to Grants (In Library Use Only)
A searchable directory of corporate and foundation resources for Arizona grantseekers. 

Arizona Republic 1999-Present
Full text access to the Arizona Republic Newspaper from January 1999-Present. 

Axis 360 - eBooks & eAudio
Choose from over 6,000 eBooks and audiobooks, (including James Patterson, Danielle Steel and David Baldacci) to watch or listen to on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Automatic return eliminates all late fees.

Learn more about Getting Started with Axis 360 (In Library Use Only)
Unlimited access to's content.  ​​

Biography In Context​
Biographies on more than 325,000 people from throughout history and around the world.   

Books24x7 - Business & Technical Online Books
Provides thousands of instantly available business, technical and engineering eBooks.    
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Books & Authors - Reader Resources ​
Expert book reviews, recommendations and author biographies.

Britannica Online ​
Access Encyclopedia Britannica online, as well as thousands of magazine articles, biographies, recommended websites, homework help and audio-visual content.    

Business Insights - Business Directory
Explore company profiles, industry profiles, product and brand information, financial reports, company rankings, histories and more.

Career Transitions - Job Help Resources​ 
Provides guidance and essential activities for job-seekers and those exploring career options.

Chilton's Car and Truck Repair Library - Auto & Truck Repair 
More than 45 years of information with step-by-step procedures, engine, chassis, electrical, drive train, routine maintenance, suspension work and more.

Contemporary Authors - Reader Resources
Access complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

Comics Plus
Comics Plus​ - Note: As of Dec 2, 2015, there is a new account required for Comics Plus.  Please see the Learn More​ page for details. 
Check out and read comic books, manga and graphic novels instantly on your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Consumer Reports 


Consumer Reports Online
Access more than 7,000 product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports Online.​ 

CQ Electronic Library - Congressional Quarterly 
Useful, expert, and unbiased analysis for researching American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs for students, citizens and professionals.

EBSCO MasterFILE Complete - ​​Articles Database ​
Index and abstracts to almost 3000 magazines covering a broad range of topics, as well as reference books, primary source documents and an extensive image collection.


Ferguson's - Career Guidance Center 
Detailed profiles of thousands of jobs and industries, valuable advice on career skills, and resource entries enable the searcher to learn about a wide variety of jobs, industries, scholarships, internships, and professional programs. 


Flipster is an easy to use, online newsstand.  Access Flipster's library of popular magazine titles from any computer, laptop, or mobile device that is connected to the internet and click on a magazine to view it immediately within your browser.  Users have access to a variety of popular titles including Entertainment WeeklyEssenceInStylePeopleSports Illustrated and many more!
Learn more about getting started​ with Flipster or go directly to the collection​. ​

Foundation Directory (Burton Barr Central Library - In Library Use Only) 
This database covers nearly 108,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the U.S., more than 4,000 sponsoring companies and over 3 million recently awarded grants.

Foundation Maps​ (Burton Barr Central Library - In Library Use Only) 
Foundation Maps is the Foundation Center’s premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world.

Freegal - eMusic 
Freegal is a music download and streaming service that allows each Phoenix Public Library card holder to download up to 5 songs per week in addition to streaming music up to 3 hours per day. Downloaded files do not expire.

Gale - Virtual Reference ​
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research, available 24/7.

Genealogy Connect​ 
Includes hundreds of authoritative resources formerly available only in print or on CD-ROM, covering genealogy best practices, research methods, immigration, royal and noble ancestry and much more.

General OneFile - Article Search​ 
Search periodicals, newspapers, reference books and multi-media sources on the humanities, education, environmental issues, technology, health care, politics and more.

Global Issues In Context ​
Features hundreds of country portals for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health and cultural issues.

Grants to Individuals​ (In Library Use Only) 
Online database of more than 6,500 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers.

Greater Phoenix Digital Library - eBooks, eAudio and eVideo
Choose from over 100,000 eBooks, audiobooks and videos (including John Grisham, Janet Evanovich and JK Rowling) to watch or listen to on your smartphone, tablet, or computer through the OverDrive app. Many titles available to read right in your browser or for temporary download, and automatic return eliminates all late fees. 

Learn more about Getting Started with Greater Phoenix Digital Library

Health and Wellness Resource Center ​
Access to authoritative health information, including full-text medical encyclopedias, health and medical journals, pamphlets, streaming videos, and health articles from more than 3,000 general interest publications.

Heritage Quest - Genealogy Resources
Genealogical information covering America since the late 1700s.
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hoopla - eAudio, eMusic & eVideo
Choose from over ​​​​12,000 audiobooks, videos and music (including​ the Hunger Games audiobooks, ​​the Starz Movie Catalog and brand ​new music releases)​ to watch or listen to on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Many titles available for instant streaming or temporary download, and automatic return eliminates all late fees. 

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Hoover's Company Records
Find up to date records on 44,000 major public and non-public U.S. and international companies and 225,000 key executives.

IngentaConnect - Journal Index
Index and abstracts to more than 20,000 interdisciplinary journals, dating as far back as 1988. Online ordering via credit card for journals not available at the Phoenix Public Library.

Kids InfoBits - Articles for Kids​
Thousands of age appropriate articles, eBooks and and images, designed for grades K-6.

Legal Forms​ 
Includes official legal forms enabling users to create their own legal documents. 

LearningExpressLibrary 3.0
Online academic and career practice tests. Areas covered include SAT preparation courses, SAT practice exams, civil service, cosmetology, EMS, firefighter, GED, law enforcement, military, postal services, real estate, U.S. citizenship, and more.

Literature Resource Center ​
Provides access to bibliographical and biographical information, literary criticism, and contextual information covering more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers. 

Mango Languages - Language Learning
Learn English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Korean and more.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Provides financial data on over 8,000 stocks and 23,000 mutual funds, with independent reports on 1,200 stocks and 2,000 funds.

National Geographic Kids​ 
I​ncludes National Geographic Kids Magazine (2009 - present), more than 200 National Geographic eBooks for Kids and hundreds of downloadable images.

NewsStand - Online Newspapers 
Provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world​. 

NoveList Plus - Reader Resources 
Online tool to help readers of all ages find new books to read based on books they've already read or topics in which they are interested.
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OneClickDigital - eAudiobooks
OneClickDigital has thousands of multi-access digital audiobooks, including exclusive content from Recorded Books, as well as titles from all major publishers.

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Opposing Viewpoints In Context ​
An online library of current event topics--facts and arguments for and against each topic.

Optimal Resume- Job Help Resources
A career management platform that allows the user to build resumes, cover letters, e-portfolios, video resumes and professional personal websites.



Powerspeak Languages
Focusing on the most popular languages being studied today, Powerspeak features a combination of scored online activities, exercises, lessons, and games.

Press Display - Online Newspapers 
An online Newspaper platform that hosts over 2,500 newspapers from 97 countries in over 50 languages. It is available in several languages and on PCs and portable devices.


Reference USA - Business Directory 
Directory information of more than 14 million publicly and privately owned companies in the United States.

Reference USA - Residential Phone Directory 
National telephone directory of over 120 million residential (consumer) listings. Searchable by name, location or phone number.

Rocket Languages - Language Learning 
Learn American Sign Language, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, Hindi, German, Arabic, English as a Second Language and more.

Sams Photofact - Online Electric Repair Manuals (In Library Use Only)
Sams provides service documentation for consumer electronics devices including television, radio,and VCRs.

Science in Context​
Detailed information for science assignments and projects, including articles, biographies, videos, overviews and experiments.

Student Resources in Context ​
xplore information from science, literature and history through reference books, newspaper and journal articles, video and audio files.

Testing & Education Reference Center
Provides users with in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards, preparatory entrance tests and more.  

Titlesource 3 is no longer available. 

TumbleBookLibrary - eBooks for Kids 
Online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games, and teacher resources.
Access to TumbleBook Library outside of our libraries now requires library card authentication. Have your library card ready.

Typing Master
Practice touch typing, test your typing skills, build up typing speed, and learn to use the numeric keypad.

US History In Context​
nformation on US history from primary sources and reference documents, including photographs, illustrations and maps.

Universal Class - Online Classes
Learn something new today - choose from nearly 500 online classes facilitated by instructors.

Catalog of books and other materials owned by OCLC member libraries across the nation and around the world.

World History In Context ​
Search a broad collection of reference works and primary documents covering the events, movements and individuals that have shaped world history. 

Zinio - Online Magazines
Unlimited access to more than 350 English- and Spanish-language magazines.
Learn more about Getting Started with Zinio