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Computer Education Resources
E-Government Resources
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Employment Resources
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Databases

Senior Resources


Computer Education Resources

Databases
Library card barcode number required. Note: Some databases are available to Winter Haven Public Library patrons only.  [Databases in bold print require your library card number.]                                    

  • Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database [Free, no login required]

  • American National Biography Online
    Username: winhav   Password: winhav
    Biographies of more than 18,700 men and women who have influenced and shaped American history and culture.

  • Ancestry.com (inside library use only)
    Note: You may also want to try the following free genealogy websites: FamilySearch.org; USGenWeb; WorldGenWeb

  • AtoZdatabases
    Premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents.  Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!

  • Base de Datos de Florida Gale Group

  • FamilySearch

  • Florida Electronic Library
    Search for magazine and journal articles.

  • Florida Gale Group Resources
    Search for magazine and journal articles.

  • Rocket Languages

  • Salem Health
    Includes

    • Addictions & Substance Abuse (Avail. Aug. 2012)

    • Cancer (Also in book: R616.994 CANC)

    • Complementary & Alternative Medicine (Also in book: R616.5 COMP)

    • Genetics & Inherited Conditions (Also in book: R616 GENE)

    • Infectious Diseases & Conditions (Also in book: R610 INFE)

    • Magill's Medical Guide (Also in book: R610.3 MAGI)

    • Psychology & Mental Health (Also in book: R150 SALE)

  • Salem History
    Includes

    • Great Events (Set also in book: R909 GREA)
      The Ancient World (
      C. 25,000-476 C.E.)
      The Middle Ages (477-1149)
      The Renaissance (1454-1600
      C.E.)
      17th Century
      18th Century
      19th Century
      20th Century
      Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Eents 1848-2006 (Also in book: R306.76 GREA)
      Modern Scandals

    • Great Lives: (Set also in book: R920 GREA)
      The Ancient World (
      C. 25,000-476 C.E.)
      The Middle Ages (477-1149)
      The Renaissance (1454-1600
      C.E.)
      17th Century
      18th Century
      19th Century
      20th Century
      African Americans
      Inventors & Inventions (Also in Book R609 INVE)
      Notorious Lives

    • 2000's in America

  • Salem Literature
    Includes:

    • Critical Surveys of Long Fiction (Also in book: R809.3 MAGI)

    • Magill's Literary Annuals 1977-current (Also in book: R809.04Magi, 2012-current only)

  • Salem Science
    Includes:

    • Earth's Materials & Resources (Avail. Nov. 2012)

    • Earth's Surface & History
      (Also avail. in book: R550 EART)

    • Earth's Weather

    • Encyclopedia of Energy

    • Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues
      (Also avail. in book: R363.7 ENCY)

    • Physics and Chemistry of the Earth
      (Also avail. in book: R550 EART)

  • Something About the Author

  • USGenWeb

  • World Book Online
    (Also avail in book: J R 031 WORL)

  • WorldGenWeb

E-Government Resources

Education Resources

Employment & Career Resources

Language Resources

Senior Resources

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