Electronic Resources

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Microsoft IT Academy - Individual computer, software and Internet instruction for basic to expert skill levels. Classes are free and certification testing is available by calling Colfax Library at 509-397-4366.

 

Digital Literacy iconDigital Literacy - Tech Tips - Short lessons for basic to advanced learners. Learn to use a mouse or learn to build an app. From smart phones to downloading photos this is the place to start.

 

downloadable eBooks and audiobooksDownloadable eBooks and audiobooks - Access free downloads with your library card! Also helpful information and tips for buying an eReader. This service receives additional support from Washington State Library.

 

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AtoZ Databases - Premier job search, people look-up, email services, background checks, business resource, mailing lists, sales leads, business profiles, helpful video tutorials, and a whole lot more.

 

ProQuest - Search nearly 4,000 newspapers and magazines in both full-text and abstracted formats.

 

Consumer Reports – Trusted resource for information and advice on consumer products. Make better purchasing decisions; receive tips for money saving home improvements, shore up your health, personal finances and more.

Testing and Education Reference Center – Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.

Scholastic GO! logoGrolier Online is now Scholastic Go! - Search 7 encyclopedias simultaneously including Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, Encyclopedia of American Studies, The New Book of Popular Science, Lands and Peoples, and America the Beautiful.
 

eLibrary - A favorite research tool for students that allows you to search extensive archives of newspapers, magazines, books, and transcripts.
 

Chilton Auto Repair Library - Service and repair your own vehicle. Chilton’s uses year, make and model combinations providing instructions for the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years along with specialty models.

 

Legal Forms logoGale Legal Forms – Access a wide variety of forms including real estate contracts, landlord tenant, wills, pre-marital agreements, divorce and more. Many state specific and multi-state forms available along with a directory of attorneys and legal definitions put into laymen’s language.

Ancestry Library Edition logoAncestry Library - ProQuest has partnered with MyFamily.com to create Ancestry® Library Edition. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. This collection, with thousands of databases and billions of names, is essential to having a broad genealogy collection, and its valuable content is a strong complement to HeritageQuestTM Online. THIS SERVICE IS AVAILABLE ONLY FROM INTERNET STATIONS AT THE COLFAX LIBRARY.
 

HeritageQuest - Popular genealogy tool for anyone interested in family research.

 

Birds of North America - Comprehensive reference with extensive audio and video for identifying and studying North American birds.

 

 

Thomas Register - Find products and companies for placing orders, catalogs, websites and more.

 

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GreenFile - Environmental impact resource draws upon agricultural, educational, legal, health and technology resources. Nearly 300,000 records, 200 titles, government documents and more.

 

The Electronic Resources collection provides links to free sites and to commercial databases to which the library subscribes. This enables our patrons to freely access their home, school or a work computer that has an Internet connection.