A to Z Maps Online
World, continent, country, and state maps. Also includes political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps.
A to Z the USA
State, county and city information as well as maps, flags, photos and facts of all 50 states and 5 U.S. Territories. Includes historical maps and census information.
A to Z World Travel
Comprehensive travel database with tourist and cultural information on more than 160 of the top travel destinations in North America and around the globe.
ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
Business periodicals and newsletters with a trade or industry focus.
Academic Search Premier
Multi-disciplinary collection of journals including peer-reviewed titles.
Access Newspaper Archive
Historical archives of national and local newspapers.
African American Experience
The history and culture of African Americans and the greater Black Diaspora.
African-American Studies Center (Oxford)
African American and African history and culture.
Amazing Animals of the World
Information on animals with color photos and games.
America's News Magazines
Coverage of U.S. and international news, business, lifestyle, entertainment, sports, and science and technology from popular news magazines.
Explains current events with themes of American politics and public policy at all levels -- from grassroots activism to the White House.
Coverage begins with the exploration of the New World by Europeans to the present.
American Indian Experience
The histories and contemporary cultures of the indigenous peoples of the United States.
Ancestry Library Edition
Genealogy information and records including US Immigration records, Social Security Death Index, and Census images from the US, UK, and Ireland. (This database is only available if you are in a Timberland library. It is not available to patrons outside the library.)
Animal Life Encyclopedia (Grzimek's)
Illustrated encyclopedia of animal life.
Auto Repair Reference Center
The Chilton Total Car Care Series manuals.
Biography in Context
Biographies from throughout history and around the world.
Business Index ASAP
Research on management issues, economic indicators and business theories and practices, as well as on the activities of companies and industries worldwide.
Business Plans Handbook Vols. 1-10
Each volume contains 25 business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.
Business Source Premier
Search regional, national and international business news—including marketing research & reports, emerging business trends, and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies from Datamonitor.
Weekly newspaper for Washington's Long Beach peninsula,08/5/2002 to the present. Online articles may actually be posted during the week leading up to Wednesday’s print edition.
Local and regional news articles from the Centralia Chronicle, 10-31-2002 to the present.
Christian Science Monitor
Daily newspaper covering national and international news.
Publications with the latest information and current trends in high technology.
Consumer Health Complete
Covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
Full access to Consumer Reports magazine website with professional and user ratings—includes links to Consumer Reports Network.
Biographical information on important figures in today's musical arena.
Peoples, lands, customs and lifestyles throughout the world.
Daily Life through History
Daily life for ordinary people in different cultures throughout history.
Daily newspaper serving Grays Harbor and northern Pacific counties, 1/20/2005 to the present.
Dictionary of American History
From very brief to multi-page entries on all aspects of American history.
A collection of electronic books to read online or download.
Provides a wide range of free, highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
Magazine and newspaper articles, books, photographs and maps.
Encyclopedia of Aging
Biology, medicine, economics, law, psychology, sociology, and history as they relate to aging.
Encyclopedia of Business and Finance
Information on accounting, economics, finance, information systems law, management, and marketing.
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol and Addictive Behavior
Covers the biological basis for addiction, as well as recent enhancements in diagnosis and treatment.
Encyclopedia of Public Health
Articles for nonspecialist readers on environmental health, drug abuse, epidemiology, nutrition, demographics, and diseases.
Financial Rating Series (includes theStreet.com and Weiss Ratings)
Ratings of banks, savings and loans, thrifts, and insurance companies.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Searchable reference books.
Global Road Warrior
175 country handbook for the International traveler, with a focus on business travel. Covers society and culture, communications, media, travel, trade, business, money and banking, and downloadable country maps.
Contact information for grants offered by federal, state and local governments, commercial organizations, associations, and private foundations.
Grants, deadlines for private and federal funding opportunities, funder profiles, and helpful information for proposal writing. This database is only available on library Internet computers in the Oakville, Olympia and Packwood Timberland libraries. Only one person at a time in each library can use it. Please see a staff member to use this database.
Search all Grolier databases and online dictionaries.
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia (Gale)
Illustrated encyclopedia of animal life.
Genealogy books and serials, and Federal Census data.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
How-to instructions and ideas to meet the interests of hobby-enthusiasts. Includes arts & crafts; collecting; games & electronics; model building; home & leisure; needlework; outdoors & nature; and scrapbooking & papercraft.
Home Improvement Reference Center
How-to instructions in the areas of outdoor projects, electrical projects, remodeling projects, plumbing projects, wood projects, decorating projects and maintenance. Videos, books, and magazines articles.
Homework Help for Kids
Online databases and ebooks to help you with your homework.
Homework Help for Teens
Online databases and ebooks to help you with your homework.
Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society
Database includes information on 150 controversial topics with scholarly articles, pro and con essays, images and video files, and primary documents.
Job & Career Accelerator
Helps you plan and execute an effective job search based on your experience, interests, and goals. Includes tools to create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations
Information on all countries.
Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States
Facts and details of every state in the U.S., including the District of Columbia and U.S. dependencies.
Periodical database designed for elementary school students.
Lands and Peoples Online
Encyclopedia of countries, cultures, and current events.
Latino American Experience
The history and culture of Latinos in the United States.
Legal Information Reference Center
Full text of consumer legal reference books and legal forms.
Standardized test preparation guides. First time users click on the "New User" button to register. Returning users click on the "Returning User" button.
Literary Reference Center
Plot summaries, synopses, work overviews, essays of literary criticisms, author biographies, book reviews and more.
Los Angeles Times
Major daily newspaper from Los Angeles.
Online language learning system teaching conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. Check out Mango Mobile for your iPhone or Android device.
Articles, dating back to 1975, covering a broad range of subjects including business, education, health, science and multi-cultural issues—plus a digital image collection of photos, maps, and flags.
Military & Government Collection
A thorough collection of periodicals and academic journals offering current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government—full text for nearly 300 journals and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Investment assistance for stocks and funds.
Online language learning for children. English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese and Russian.
Coverage of 5 major U.S. newspapers.
New Book of Popular Science Online
Science encyclopedia geared to student readers.
New York Times
The US newspaper of record.
U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources. Includes these local newspapers: Chinook Observer, the Chronicle, the Daily World, the Olympian and the Vidette.
Cover-to-cover full text for 25 national (U.S.) & international newspapers.
Readers' advisory covering fiction and non-fiction titles.
NoveList K-8 Plus
Information about fiction and nonfiction titles specifically for grades K-8 as well as advisory, teaching, and learning materials for readers and teachers.
Daily newspaper serving Thurston County and the greater South Sound region, 1/1/2001 to the present.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Information from both sides of social issues, such as Gun Control, Genetic Engineering, Censorship, Endangered Species, and Terrorism.
Oxford English Dictionary
Guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words.
Oxford Language Dictionaries
Fully searchable, comprehensive bilingual dictionaries with study materials that provide extra help with learning and using an expanding range of languages.
Searchable language and subject dictionaries and reference books from Oxford University Press.
Oxford Reference - Bilingual Dictionaries
Bilingual dictionaries from Oxford University Press covering French, German, Irish, Italian, Latin, Spanish and Welsh
Oxford Reference - History
Searchable history books.
Oxford Reference - Law
Searchable law books.
Oxford Reference - Literature
Searchable literature reference books.
Oxford Reference - Medicine & Health
Searchable medical reference books.
Oxford Reference - Science & Technology
Searchable scientific reference books.
Popular Culture Universe
American and world popular culture, past and present.
Magazine and newspaper articles in all subject areas.
Proquest Family Health
Covers a wide range of issues including sports injuries, women’s health, food and nutrition, midwifery, eye care and dentistry. Includes important general medical journals such as The Lancet and The New England Journal of Medicine as well as a selection of consumer and news magazines.
Proquest Research Library
Diverse mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.
Information on U.S. businesses, U.S. households, and Canadian businesses.
Religion & Philosophy Collection
Over 300 full text publications, many peer-reviewed, providing extensive coverage of religion and philosophy—topics such as world religions & history, biblical studies, and political & moral philosophy.
Magill's Medical Guide.
Salem Press's American Immigration, Milestone Documents in American History, Great Lives from History, Great Events in History and the 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's in America.
Sanborn Maps 1867-1970
Historical, detailed maps of urban areas in Washington State
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans 2012
Education-related financial aid and awards at all levels of study.
Science in Context
Science information from reference books, magazines and newspapers. Includes experiments, biographies, illustrations and more.
Small Business Reference Center
Information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Step-by-step maintenance and repair instructions for small engines and their supporting components.
Student Resources in Context
Biographies, essays, critical analyses, and magazine and newspaper articles.
Travel eBooks from Gale
DK Eyewitness Travel Guides and DK Top 10 travel ebooks. View these electronic travel guides online 24/7 or download them to your eReader Device or tablet.
Animated, talking picture books.
U.S. History in Context
Variety of historical data from primary sources and reference documents. Also includes photographs, illustrations, and maps.
Weekly newspaper serving east Grays Harbor County, Montesano, Elma and McCleary, 8/23/2007 to the present.
Wall Street Journal
The U.S. financial newspaper of record
Coverage of national, international, and local news.
Weiss Ratings - see Financial Rating Series (includes theStreet.com and Weiss Ratings)
West's Encyclopedia of American Law 2nd Ed.
Current information on legal topics.
WOIS/The Career Information System and National Schools and Scholarships Online
Information about occupations, education programs, and Washington schools, as well as colleges, universities, and vocational schools nationwide.
World Book Discover
Engaging reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties.
World Book Early World of Learning
For preschoolers to 2nd grade. Provides leveled readers to develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness and comprehension skills.
World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Beginner's Spanish language reference tool. World Book's editorial content, rich media, and features in Spanish.
World Book Online for Kids
Easy-to-read articles and engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities for younger students.
World Book Online Info Finder
Tailored for students in elementary and middle schools. Includes all articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools.
World Book Online Reference Center
The World Book Encyclopedia, plus current news articles, primary source material, and a Spanish language encyclopedia.
World Folklore and Folklife
The holidays, festivals, language, stories and fair tales, proverbs, foodways and folk remedies that define our society and our place within it.
World Geography: Understanding a Changing World
The geographical, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world.
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras
Global coverage of the ancient world through the year 1500 CE.
World History: The Modern Era
Covers worldwide events from 1500 CE to the present. Includes over 5,000 primary documents such as photographs, speeches and videos.
World Religions: Belief, Culture and Controversy
Religions from around the globe, from prehistory to the present.
World at War: Conflict and Society
The military conflicts that have defined our world from its beginning to today.