P&PD Library Services manages over 26,000 books, periodicals, audio’s, and videos which are housed in the general library facility at Bldg. 218. It offers six public computers workstations in the library which provides access to the Internet, electronic library resources, and the library catalog. Ten computers with printers are provided in the Classroom/Computer Lab, made available on an as needed basis. Additionally, Library Services provides monthly activities such as story time, crafting, copy/fax capabilities, and bibliographical support.


EBSCO Information Services provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases – all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support your information needs and maximize the research experience of your end users. Topics include:

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Gale Database/Services

Gale, part of Cengage Learning is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools, and businesses. Best know for accurate and authoritive reference content as well as intelligent organization of full-text magazine and newspaper articles, Gale publishes learning resources in a variety of formats including web portals, digital archives, print and ebooks. With your account you get access to:

  • Academic OneFile is the premier resource for peer-reviewed, full-text journals and resource files.
  • Student Resource Center is a fully integrated database containing thousands of curriculum-targeted primary documents, biographies, topical essays, background information, critical analyses, full-text coverage of hundreds of magazines, newspapers, more than 20,000 photographs and illustrations and more than eight hours of audio and video clips.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues helping student research, analyze, and organization broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
  • Kids InfoBits is Gale’s exciting database designed especially for students in kindergarten through grade five. Complete with engaging developmentally appropriate graphic interface, premier reference content and the best magazines for elementary students. Kids InfoBits addresses the way kids learn and conduct research – and makes it fun!
  • InfoTrac Junior Edition is designed especially for junior high and middle schools and features titles most critical to their libraries and curriculum.
  • Virtual Reference Library is your single source for eReference aimed at the needs of students, researchers, professionals and general readers.
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center is a fully integrated electronic database offers you instant access to authoritative health information, including full-text medical encyclopedias, health and medical journals, thousands of pamphlets, streaming videos, and health articles from more tan 3,000 general interest publications covering health care, diet, and fitness topics.
  • Military and Intelligence Database periodical list has been hand-selected by Gale editors to meet the content needs of libraries serving military personnel.
  • General OneFile is a comprehensive general-interest resource providing periodical and news information through an intuitive, state-of-the-art interface.
  • National Geographic and Gale have partnered to bring vast-resources to digital life with a National Geographic Virtual Library

Morningstar Financial

Morningstar is the leading provider of independent investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on nearly 10 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets.


With nearly 250,000 titles currently available, covering all major disciplines, and an additional 5,000 titles being added monthly, MyiLibrary is the fastest-growing and most comprehensive online e-content platform on the market today.


NewsBank has been one of the world’s premier information providers for more than 40 years. Through partnerships with leading content providers worldwide, NewsBank consolidates current and archived information in fully searchable databases comprised of more than 5,000 newspaper titles, as well as newswires, web editions, blogs, videos, broadcast transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications.

OverDrive Audio & Ebooks

OverDrive is the leading full-service distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, music and video worldwide. OverDrive currently hosts more than 1 million premium digital titles from more than 2,000 publishers.<

Petersons Educational Portal

For service members looking to advance your career or simply browsing online for education information, tools to match you to the right school, personalized resources and expert guidance, and comprehensive and dependable educational content – delivered whenever and however you need it.


ProQuest connects people with vetted, reliable information. key to serious research, the company has forged a 20-year reputation as a gateway to the world’s knowledge – from dissertations to governmental and cultural archives to news, in all its forms.

  • Ancestry Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos and more.
  • CultureGrams is the leading reference for concise and reliable cultural information on the countries of the world.
  • Heritage Quest provides online and film products including census records, for genealogy and family history research.

RB Digital

Recorded Books is a premier educational and professional publisher dedicated to creating the finest books, audio products, periodicals, software and online services, serving the following markets: K-12 supplemental educational, public and school library publishing, audiobooks, and legal and medical publishing.

Safari Technical Books

Safari Books Online is a compilation of the best technology books from leading authors and publishers into an online database that technology, IT and management professionals could quickly and easily search for reliable, definitive answers to mission-critical questions.

Transparent Language

Transparent Language is a leading provider of best-practice language learning software for consumers, government agencies, educational institutions, and businesses.


TumbleBooksLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks animated, talking picture books which teach kids they joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music, and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read or have read to you.


At Tutor.com you can get a professional tutor 24/7 in math, science, social studies, and English. Ninety percent of students who use Tutor.com get better grades, feel more confident and complete their homework on time.

Universal Class

Universal Class, Inc. provides online continuing education courses to schools, libraries, companies, educators, and individuals throughout the world. It aims to advance intellectual exchange in teaching, research, and service with its technology and belief that lifelong learning should be affordable to all people of all cultures.


Get access to the largest online newstand. Zinio is the ultimate app for magazine lovers, with digital magazines for iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac & PC.


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