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Middle Search Plus contiene el texto completo de 140 revistas de uso generalizado entre estudiantes las fase intermedia de la enseñanza secundaria. Todos los artículos íntegros incluidos en la base de datos tienen un indicador de nivel de lectura (Lexiles). También cuenta con texto completo para cientos de biografías y ensayos de historia. Middle Search Plus incluye además 85.639 biografías, 104.481 documentos primarios y una Colección de imágenes con 285.912 fotos, mapas y banderas.

Primary Search contiene el texto completo de casi 70 populares revistas para la investigación en la escuela elemental. Todos los artículos íntegros incluidos en la base de datos tienen un indicador de nivel de lectura (Lexiles), y se remontan a 1990.

Medical

MedLine Plus en Espanol La Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina, parte de los Institutos Nacionales de la Salud (NIH), desarrolló y mantiene MedlinePlus para ayudarle a ubicar información de confianza sobre salud.Las páginas de MedlinePlus contienen enlaces cuidadosamente seleccionados a portales de Internet con información de alrededor de más de 700 temas de salud. Además, las páginas de temas de salud incluyen enlaces a noticias de salud actualizadas diariamente. Los enlaces a búsquedas pre-formuladas en la base de datos de MEDLINE le ayudan a encontrar referencias a los artículos más actualizados de los profesionales de la salud. La enciclopedia médica de A.D.A.M. ofrece a los consumidores de servicios de salud una extensa biblioteca de imágenes médicas, así como también más de 4.000 artículos con información sobre enfermedades, exámenes, síntomas, lesiones y procedimientos quirúrgicos. Los tutoriales interactivos, creados por el Patient Education Institute (Instituto para la Educación del Paciente), ofrecen información sobre más de 165 enfermedades y procedimientos médicos. En cada tutorial se presentan gráficos y se utiliza vocabulario fácil de entender.

Health Source (Academic) Esta base de datos dispone de casi 550 revistas académicas centradas en numerosas disciplinas médicas. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition también incorpora Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, una guía de 1.300 hojas con información educativa sobre medicamentos para los pacientes con más de 4.700 marcas.

Health Source (Consumers) Esta base de datos constituye la más amplia colección de información sobre salud de los consumidores que hay en el mundo, y proporciona información sobre numerosos temas de la salud, incluidas las ciencias médicas, estudios de la nutrición y los alimentos, cuidado de los niños, medicina deportiva y salud general. Health Source: Consumer Edition brinda acceso a alrededor de 80 revistas completas de salud para consumidores.

MedicLatina es una colección única de revistas especializadas en la investigación médica, obra de reconocidas editoriales médicas Latinoamérica y España. Esta base de datos en español contiene texto completo de alrededor de 120 publicaciones especializadas en medicina arbitradas en español nativo.

Otros

Business Source Premier es la base de datos de investigación empresarial más utilizada de la industria, con texto completo de más de 2.300 publicaciones, que incluyen más de 1.100 títulos arbitrados. Business Source Premier es superior a la competencia respecto de su cobertura de texto completo en todas las disciplinas empresariales, que incluyen marketing, gestión, sistema de información de gestión, POM, contabilidad, finanzas y economía. Esta base de datos se actualiza a diario en EBSCOhost.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil
Hallazgos en Línea está organizada de modo que los estudiantes puedan encontrar información rápida y fácilmente. Pulse en la primera letra del título del artículo para ver el artículo.

ERIC, (sigla en inglés del Educational Resource Information Center) contiene más de 1.194.000 registros con referencias a información a más de 100.000 documentos en texto completo de ERIC.

Fuente Académica
proporciona textos completos (incluso en PDF) de una colección de publicaciones académicas en idioma español en rápida expansión. Esta base de datos multidisciplinaria ofrece contenido completo en numerosas áreas académicas, que incluye negocios y economía, ciencias médicas, ciencias políticas, leyes, ciencias de computación, ciencias de información y bibliotecas, literatura, lingüística, historia, filosofía y teología.

MAS Ultra
Esta base de datos, diseñada especialmente para bibliotecas de escuelas, contiene texto completo para más de 500 revistas populares del nivel de escuela secundaria. MAS Ultra – School Edition también ofrece más de 360 libros de referencia en texto completo, 85.639 biografías, 104.481 documentos de fuentes primarias y una colección de imágenes de 285.912 fotos, mapas y banderas, documentos en PDF a color y versiones ampliadas en texto completo (desde 1975) de revistas esenciales.

MasterFile Esta base de datos multidisciplinaria ha sido especialmente diseñada para bibliotecas públicas. Abarca el texto completo de alrededor de 1.750 publicaciones generales de referencia, con información desde 1975. MasterFILE Premier abarca prácticamente todas las áreas de interés general e incluye texto completo de casi 500 libros de referencia, 86.017 biografías, 105.786 documentos primarios y una colección gráfica de 341.655 fotos, mapas y banderas. Esta base de datos se actualiza a diario vía EBSCOhost.

Newspaper Source ofrece textos completos portada a portada de 35 periódicos nacionales e internacionales. Esta base de datos contiene además texto completo selectivo de más de 375 periódicos regionales (EE.UU). Se provee también transcripciones completas de noticias emitidas en radio y televisión.

Professional Development Collection Esta base de datos, diseñada para docentes profesionales, cuenta con una colección muy especializada de 520 publicaciones en educación, incluidos casi 350 títulos arbitrados. Asimismo, incluye más de 200 informes educativos. Professional Development Collection es la colección más completa del mundo de publicaciones de educación íntegras.

Regional Business News Esta base de datos recoge el texto completo de publicaciones regionales de negocios. Regional Business News incorpora 75 publicaciones de negocios, periódicos e información publicada en Internet correspondiente a áreas metropolitanas y rurales de Estados Unidos. Esta base de datos se actualiza a diario.

Primary Search Provides full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school students. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator, and full text information dates as far back as 1990. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “Primary Search” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Searchasaurus for Kids Will help both children (Preschool through Sixth Grade) and their parents by enabling them to search thousands of articles, an online general encyclopedia and a ton of information about animals from around the world. It has an encyclopedia, dictionary, pictures and other visuals built right in. You will find full text or pictures from magazines or other sources. Searchasaurus has information on different kinds of animals, art and music, science and math, health and lots, lots more. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Searchasaurus for Kids” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Middle Search Plus Provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “Middle Search Plus” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Biographies

Biography Resource Center integrates award-winning biographies with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images, reference books, and links to vetted websites. Search for people---both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor---based on name, occupation, nationality, etc. You can use this online resource to find authors, pop culture icons, politicians, and many others. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Biography Resource Center” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Encyclopedias

World Book for Kids offers access to full-text World Book entries and many photographs, maps, and charts. A special section on exploring Utah that provides links to applicable encyclopedia articles and information on the state, biographies of important Utahans, and information about the State’s economy and population. This online reference resource also includes an atlas and a dictionary. This is a great place to begin any research assignment. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “World Book for Kids” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

 

Homework Help for College Students & Teens

Need to write a research paper or study for a test? You can find all this and more online, from sources that your teachers will respect. Find full-text magazine and newspaper articles, complete short stories and poems, biographies, online encyclopedias, and more with Orem Public Library.

Practice Tests & Preparation

Learning Express Test Preparation Library is the place to go when you are preparing for any upcoming test or exam. From the SAT to AP exams, Learning Express provides practice exams and skills improvement materials. For each practice exam you complete, you'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Click on a category to the right so that you can start on your path to success right now. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “LearningExpress Test Practice” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

History, Geography, & Current Events

Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a variety of global issues, topics, and current events for people who want to know what's going on in the world today and why. There are over 190 country portals which tie together specially selected news, expert regional perspectives, video, reference, country information. This will be of use to travelers, students, and anyone who may want to stay in touch with what going on around the world. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Global Issues in Context” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175. 

Online Magazine Articles

Academic Search is an excellent place to begin your next research paper. This database provides full text for more than 4,500 journals covering many topics, and includes full text for more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. Some journals are available in full-text as early as 1975. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Academic Journals EBSCO” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.
 
Student Research Center This is a one stop help on a variety of topics for students 7-12 grade. Topics include Art & Media, English and Language Arts, Business, Careers, Current Issues, Health, History, Math, Science, Social Studies, Sports, and Technology. These are covered in a variety of formats from Magazines ti Radio and TV News Transcripts. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Student Research Center” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

TOPICsearch contains full text for over 105,000 articles from 1,622 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, magazine articles, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “TOPICsearch” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Magazines/MasterFile Find full text articles for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, full text from 86,017 biographies, 105,786 full text primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Magazines EBSCO” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

MAS Ultra This is a great place to begin any high school project. MAS Ultra includes many full text articles, some dating back to 1975, and access to reference books, biographies, and huge image files. Begin your next paper here. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “MAS Ultra” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “Middle Search Plus” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.
Online Newspapers

Newspaper Articles

ProQuest Newsstand This database indexes 1,379 national and international newspapers, including the Deseret News, the Salt Lake Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.  To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “ProQuest Newsstand” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “Newspaper Source” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Utah Newsearch Index of ALL of Utah's newspaper archives from 2004 to current.  Each newspaper provides fully-searchable PDFs of the complete newspapers, which lets you see both photos and headlines. There is a two week delay.  To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “ProQuest Newsstand” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Languages

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. These include Spanish, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Greek; and English as a Second Language for Spanish speakers, Portuguese speakers, and Polish Speakers. This interactive program and allows you to save progress with your user account. . The first time you use Mango, you will need to register with an email address and your library card and PIN number. After you register and login, Mango will remember where you were the last time you visited. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Mango Languages” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Biographies

Biography Resource Center integrates award-winning biographies with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images, reference books, and links to vetted websites. Search for people---both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor---based on name, occupation, nationality, etc. You can use this online resource to find authors, pop culture icons, politicians, and many others. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Biography Resource Center” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Something About the Author This is the outstanding series that spotlights specific authors and illustrators creating books for young people. To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Gale Virtual Reference Library” on the left-side menu. You will find this resource under “Literature”. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Encyclopedias

Science Encyclopedia Gales’ Science Encyclopedia offers thousands of topics covering a wide range of scientific subject, and includes numerous images and charts. To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Gale Virtual Reference Library” on the left-side menu. You will find this resource under “Science”. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

World Book Infofinder offers access to full-text World Book entries and many photographs, maps, and charts. A special section on exploring Utah that provides links to applicable encyclopedia articles and information on the state, biographies of important Utahans, and information about the State’s economy and population. This online reference resource also includes an atlas and a dictionary. This is a great place to begin any research assignment. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “World Book Infofinder” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

World Book Reference Finder provides tools for gathering and using information, including dictionaries, current events from Reuters and PBS, Computer and Web Tutorials, Life Skills, Government Resources and more.  To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “World Book Reference Finder” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Literature

Shakespeare for Students Studying Shakespeare? With this e-book, you'll have access to critical interpretations of the Bard's greatest works, along with plot summaries and character profiles that help further decode these dramatic masterpieces.To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here and choose “Gale Virtual Reference Library” on the left-side menu. You will find this resource under “Literature”. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Novels for Students Reading To Kill a Mockingbird or Tom Sawyer? Not sure where to start your paper or how to study for a test on the book? Novels for Students includes important historical and background information to some of the most studied titles in literature. Read essays, find overviews of themes and plots, and meet a book like never before. To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Gale Virtual Reference Library” on the left-side menu. You will find this resource under “Literature”. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Reading for Fun

NoveList Guide to Fiction & Nonfiction Love fiction? Find your home here. NoveList will help you answer the fundamental question for all readers everywhere: What should I read next? Contains lists, reviews, feature articles, and more. Search by authors, plot lines, series, reading level, etc., and find out other books you are sure to enjoy. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “NoveList Guide to Fiction & Nonfiction” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

OverDrive Download best selling audiobooks, eBooks and videos from OverDrive 24/7 to your PC at home, in the office or from anywhere in the world. All you need is your library card to get started. To use OverDrive, click here and choose to “Sign Into OverDrive”. Choose Orem library from the list of public libraries and use your library card to begin accessing electronic audiobooks.  Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

One Clickdigital E-Audiobooks  Download best selling audiobooks, eBooks and videos 24/7 to your PC at home, in the office or from anywhere in the world. All you need is your library card to get started. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “One Clickdigital E-Audiobooks” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Other

College Blue Book Still considered the premier guide to 2 and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada, including distance education programs, and their programs, degrees, and financial aid sources. To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here and choose “Gale Virtual Reference Library” on the left-side menu. You will find this resource under “Education”. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Health Source - Consumer Edition provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Gain access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “Health Source - Consumer Edition” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Career Information Center To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Career Information Center” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Scholarships & Loans To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Scholarships & Loans” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

 






Books

  • New York Times Book Reviews: Perhaps the most respected book review source.
  • National Public Radio's Book Site: Includes reviews, interviews, book discussions, and selected excerpts.
  • IndieBound: This website brings together independent, local booksellers from around the country. The Indie Next list is a great place to read bookstore owners' favorite new titles.
  • Book Page: A monthly review publication that provides free online access to each month's reviews and interviews. The Book Page goal is to "the best books for readers of all types."
  • Nancy Pearl Recommends: Nancy Pearl, author of Book Lust and Book Crush, and former Head Librarian for the Seattle Public Library, reviews and recommends fiction on her excellent website.
  • Kidsreads: This website, recommended by the American Library Association, includes reviews, best of lists, and even book group discussion kits for children. A good all around resource for parents and kids.

Movies

  • The Internet Movie Database: IMDb is the largest database of movie information. Includes cast lists, user reviews, and purchasing information.
  • Rotten Tomatoes: This website rates movies based on an average of critic's reviews. A good place to get an overview of a film's critical reception.
  • MRQE: The Movie Review Query Engine literally lists links to movie reviews, and, where available, an overall rating. A great place to access many reviews on films, including classics. 
  • DVD Review: As more and more films are released on DVD and Blu-Ray with various special features and extended or deleted scenes, it is helpful to read reviews of each edition and new release to choose the best. Also a good place to learn when your favorite movie is due out.  
  • Roger Ebert: The only movie critic to win a Pulitzer Prize, Ebert is one of the longest-running and most respected film critics currently writing in America. Read his newest reviews, classic reviews, and be sure to read some of his "Great Movies" reviews.
  • US Conference of Catholic Bishops Movie Reviews: This resource is a good place for parents attempting to determine the suitability for a film or television program for their family. Reviews include a summary, some comments on performance, and an overall rating as conferred by the conference.
  • Christian Spotlight on Entertainment: Another resource for people interested in evaluating movie content with an eye to family appropriateness. Ratings include both notes about any issues of morality and possible objective content, and a review of each film's quality and artistic value.

Music

  • All Music: The premier music review site. Search by album, artist, or song to read reviews, find other music you may like, or to learn more about the genre.
  • National Public Radio's Music Site: Includes reviews, songs, interviews, and more.
  • MetaCritic for Music: Like Rotten Tomatoes does for film, Meta Critic brings together many reviews of a new album or artist to for an average of critical responses. A good place to find and link to a number of reviewers.
  • Zooglobble: A great resource for parents interested in finding good music for their children (that won't drive them crazy, either). Reviewer Stefan Shepherd's reviews of children's music has been featured on NPR and in Wired and Real Simple magazines.

 

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The Orem Library is open Monday through Friday 9am until 9pm and on Saturdays from 9am until 6pm. We are closed Sundays and Holidays. Click here for a list of observed holidays.

If you need to return books outside of these hours, a 24 drive through book and media drop is located on the North side of the Library.

The Main Library is located at 58 North State Street in Orem, Utah at the north end of the City Center Complex (on the northeast corner of State and Center Streets). Parking is to the east of the library building and is accessed from 100 North. If you need assistance please call 229-7050.