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Access from homeAccess from all libraries ASE Help Peer-reviewed journals and publications providing access to full-text articles covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and more. 8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries America's Newspapers Help Access full-text articles from business magazines and journals . 8-12+
    African American Heritage This database is only available at Rudisill Regional Library.  
Access from homeAccess from all libraries AABD Help Full-text resource explores the history and culture of African Americans, and provides a wealth of primary sources.  
Access only at Central   The equivalent of over 5,000 full-text Original Equipment automotive repair manuals. Coverage is domestic and imported vehicles from 1982-current and includes diagnostic and repair information, wiring diagrams, the latest Technical Service Bulletins and recalls. 11-12+
Genealogy only Formerly New England Ancestors
Research New England ancestors through court files and records; birth, marriage and death certificates; land records; and genealogies of specific families.
9-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries American Firms Help Contains American companies that have a substantial investment in overseas operations – wholly or partially owned subsidiary, affiliate or branch; searchable by state and downloadable to spreadsheets. 10-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries American Indian Experience Help Full-text resource exploring the histories and contemporary cultures of the indigenous peoples of the United States.  
Access from homeAccess from all libraries ARBA Help ARBA is the number one review source for research books, Web sites, and databases. 8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries America's Newspapers Help U.S. newspapers with the Tulsa World & Daily Oklahoman, regional, and national newspapers. 8-12+
Access from all libraries Ancestry Help Genealogy research tool has access to more than one billion names in primary-source document images, detailed color maps and other genealogical research resources. 8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Professional Development Help Features full-text, graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, illustrations, and data in scientific and technical articles. 11-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps + political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation and climate maps. 5-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries ARRC Help Contains illustrated manuals as published in the Chilton Total Car Care Series. Coverage is domestic and imported vehicles from 1945 to current. Materials include Technical Service Bulletins, wiring diagrams, labor times and estimates for various repairs.
Help Sheet*
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Access from homeAccess from all libraries BSE Help Covers all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life. Contains more than 132,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada. 6-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries BGMI Help Indexes any print product that includes biographical information on multiple persons. Identifies where to look for biographical material from all time periods, geographical locations and fields of endeavor. 6-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries BRC Help Comprehensive collection of biographical information on people throughout history and across all subject areas
(Formerly Biography Resource Center)
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Access from homeAccess from all libraries BookList Help Web-based version of the American Library Association's Booklist journal.  Reviews dating back to 1992. 8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries BIP Help Books currently in print, out of print and new releases coming soon. 6-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Britannica Help Britannica Online School Edition PreK-8, a favorite with educators with content for both elementary
and middle school students, also includes the Britannica Learning Zone, a PreK-2 interactive learning environment.
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Access from homeAccess from all libraries BSE Help Look to this source for your business magazine and journal article needs. 8-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries CollegeSource Help College Navigator  locates information about 7,000 colleges and universities in the U.S. Search for a college based on many criteria and each profile offers includes programs offered, retention and graduation rates, aid available, campus safety, accreditation, and estimated student expenses. Designed by the U.S. Department of Education. 6-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries  
  • Computer Skills
This database has changed to "Popular Software Tutorials" located below.
Access from all libraries Full-text research reports on the latest issues in business management and U.S. and global economics. Proprietary, nonbiased research includes full-text coverage from 1995 to date. Check the Library Catalog for paper holdings. 12+
Access only at Central   Research corporate histories all the way back to the 1800s.  Stock splits, mergers, and takeovers. To access this database, please see the Research Center service desk.  9-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Daily Life America Help A collection of primary documents, reference works, monographs, images, maps, illustrations, and time lines depicting essential activities of daily living. 4-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries   Find dates of publication for death notices and obituaries in the Tulsa World and Tribune 1963-1989  
Central only   Demographics Now For mediated searches and help with demographics, please see a Research Center librarian or contact us at www.tulsalibrary.org/askus.
Provides complete access to current and past U.S. Census data, with  demographic maps and reports for all U.S. geographies and addresses, accurate market and site location analysis.
Examples of Tulsa County information available using Demographics Now: Example 1, Example 2, Example 3
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Central only Identify old stock certificates with a chronological record with the final action which rendered it obsolete. To access, open the linked site and click Auto Login, click Library Reference and enter the appropriate information – company name, CUSIP, or ticker symbol. 9-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries EBSCO Help Access the complete list of EBSCO databases featuring aggregations of full-text articles from thousands of magazines, journals, encyclopedias and other authoritative reference sources. Various
Access from homeAccess from all libraries eLibrary Help Full-text access to a wide variety of newspapers and magazines, TV & radio transcripts, reference books, basic maps and photos. 4-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries ERIC Help Provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. 11-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries   News, trends and hottest companies in over 250 industries and 750 industry segments.  Industry prospector also includes HR metrics, industry growth forecasts and industry drivers. 9-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries FirstSearch Help This index primarily provides access to WorldCat, a catalog of books, Web resources, and other materials worldwide. 8-12+
Genealogy only   Fold3 Fold 3 (formerly Footnote.com) works with the National Archives, state repositories, historical and genealogical societies, and individuals to provide digital access to a variety of historical information. 6-12+
Central only Unique database of 250,000+ grants. Searchable 990s and half a million grants. News, RFPs, grant distribution charts, and top-tier intelligence for professional grant seekers. 9-12+
Central only Sources for scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards and other financial support.  that fund individuals. 9-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Funk & Wagnalls Help Provides access to over 25,000 encyclopedic entries with various images and brief biographies. 1-12+

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Genealogy only Access only at Genealogy | Audio/Video Tutorial Audio/Video Tutorial | Help available Help available

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Audio/Video Tutorial All-in-one access to the Gale products
  • Biography and Genealogy Master Index
  • Biography Resource Center
  • Literature Resource Center
  • Litfinder
  • Science Resource Center
  • Something About the Author
  • Twayne Authors Series
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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Gale Directory Library Help Encyclopedia of Associations, Trade Shows Worldwide, Government Research Directory, Market Share Reporter and Gale Directory of Publications & Broadcast Media 9-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Gale Virtual Reference Library Help High-quality specialized encyclopedias and other reference sources available online from the library or remotely 24/7.
Using Gale Virtual Reference Library.
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Access from homeAccess from all libraries   The best reference source for anything about animals, the online version has daily updates and interactive tools.   5-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries   Indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. Offers a unique perspective on the ways humans affect the environment. 6-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Health Source Consumer Help Includes medical and consumer periodicals, health newsletters, reference books and pamphlets, all targeted to the lay person. 8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Health Source Academic Help Search scholarly, peer-reviewed journals to research medical disciplines including allied health & nursing. Primarily useful for people in the medical profession. 11-12+
Genealogy only   Research materials for tracing family history and American culture designed specifically for patrons in public libraries. 8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries   Live online homework help, skills building, writing assistance, and a Study Suite contains powerful assessment and learning tools. Students can also form study groups to work on class projects. K-12
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Hoovers Online Help Profiles of most major companies in the world, corporate history, products/operations data, financials, industry benchmarks, competitive landscape and the ability to generate lists in targeted industries and to limit geographically.  Search First Research for even more company information. 11-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries   Index to standards and specifications owned by TCCL’s Research Center.

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Access from home Access from all libraries Issues & Controversies Help Hot topics in politics, government, business, education, and popular culture are updated weekly, with a 13-year backfile of in-depth articles.  

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries LearnATest Help Combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application. Account set up instructions. 4-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries   Live Interview Coaching, a Resume Lab, Career Resources, and an Adult Learning Center with career-enhancing skills and GED and citizenship test preparation. 10+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Latino American Experience Help History and culture of Latinos living in the United States. Content spans from the pre-Columbian Indigenous civilizations of the Americas to present-day U.S. Latinos.  
Access from homeAccess from all libraries LearnATest Help
  • eBooks
  • Learning Centers for computer skills, school subjects, college prep, GED, adult education, workplace skills, and more
  • Job & Career Accelerator
  • Practice tests: includes occupation exams, GED, ACT, SAT, reading skills, ASVAB, and more

Account set up instructions.

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Legal Forms Help Access Federal and Oklahoma-specific legal forms, examples and explanations of necessary filings 8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Literary Index Help Master index to the major literature series published by The Gale Group. 6-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Literature Resource Center Help Full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on writers in all disciplines, from all time periods. 6-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries LitFinder Help A full-text collection of the best-known poetry, speeches, plays, and essays. 4-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries   Find articles from early Tulsa and Oklahoma publications  

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Genealogy only Access only at Genealogy | Audio/Video Tutorial Audio/Video Tutorial | Help available Help available

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Audio/Video Tutorial Choose from dozens of languages and learn by listening to native speakers and engaging in the interactive lessons offered through this user-friendly language instruction tool.
Instructions for Using Mango.*
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Access from homeAccess from all libraries   From the longtime publisher of all the various Who’s Who, online access to all editions. 4-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries MAS Ultra Help Locate articles from general interest and current events magazines. Includes primary source documents, biographies, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags. 6-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries MasterFile Help Provides articles from general reference publications dating as far back as 1975. Includes material from reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps and flags. 8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries MDDI Help Access to all businesses in the U.S., Canada, & Mexico regardless of size, plus international businesses with $500,000+ sales or 20+ employees. SIC and NAICS codes, employees and annual sales, type of ownership and executives. 9-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Medline Help Created by the National Library of Medicine, this resource provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more. 9-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries MedlinePlus FAQ Maintained by the National Library of Medicine, this layman's health site has information on health topics, drugs, directories, and dictionaries. 9-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries MedlinePlus FAQ en español Esta página es manejada por la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina.  Contiene información sobre temas de salud y medicamentos.  Tambien facilita acceso a directorios y diccionarios. 9-12+
Central only Access 1983-current domestic & import models, clear illustrations & diagrams, tech bulletins, complete diagnostics, and more. 9-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Morningstar Help Stock analysis, fund and industry reports, as well as investing tutorials, and sector, industry and index returns. 9-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Newspaper Source Help Provides selected full-text articles from 25 national and international newspapers, more than 200 regional U.S. newspapers, and television and radio news transcripts. 6-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries NYT Current Help Full-text coverage of national and international news, plus important speeches and documents, Supreme Court decisions, and presidential press conference transcripts for 1995-current. You can also access the East Coast Late Edition (full-text 1997-current), Book Review (full-text 1999-current) and NYT Magazine (full-text 1999-current). 8-12+
Home accessAccess from all libraries Historical NYT Help Full-page images archive of The New York Times with complete full-text coverage from 1851-2003. 8-12+
Home accessAccess from all libraries Historical NYT Extra Edition Help This is a unique full-page images archive that brings you the entire historical run of The New York Times with complete full-text coverage from 1851-2003. 8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries NoveList Help The premier readers' advisory resource - search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles, and retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more. All editorial content is crafted by librarians and reading authorities who are experts in the field. K-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Oklahoman Help Provides full-text articles from 1982 to the present, exclusive of paid advertisements. 6-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries   Complete coverage of The Oklahoman newspaper from September 25, 1901, including ads in PDF format.  Search by full-text keyword or browse by date. 6-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries   The definitive record of the English language 6-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries   Detailed  index of PBS documentary videos owned by TCCL.  
Central only   Must ask for assistance from a librarian. Oklahoma export-import data of waterborne shipments. Company profiles include top five commodities by country, cargo weight, number and estimated value of shipments. 11-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries   Locate plays included in TCCL play anthologies.  
Central only Weekly-updated market research, trends analysis, industry terms, statistics and profiles of industry-leading companies. 9-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Pop Culture Universe Help An  authoritative digital library of information on American and world popular culture, past and present without the bias, advertising, suggestive content, or questionable authorship of commercial or fan sites.  
Access from homeAccess from all libraries LearnATest Help Interactive tutorial courses will take your computer skills to the next level, while allowing you to learn at your own pace. Courses include MS Office, Windows & Mac operating systems.
Account set up instructions.
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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Primary Search Help Access full-text popular school magazines and research sources, American Heritage Children's Dictionary and an image collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexile). 1-6
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Professional Development Help Provides a highly specialized collection of education journals, including a number of peer-reviewed titles. 11-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Professional Development Help Index of subjects in the popular press from 1890-1982. Profiles of a century of headliners and history makers. Easily links to the Library’s catalog holdings. 6-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Reference USA Help Addresses, sales information, executives, for U.S. companies. Many search criteria and searches can be customized by company size, sales volume, geographic location, industry, etc. Using US Business Module.
  • U.S. Businesses
  • U.S. New Businesses
  • U.S. Healthcare (Physician & Dentists)
  • U.S. Residential
  • Lifestyles
  • International Business
  • U.S. New Movers/Homeowners
  • Canadian Businesses
  • Canadian White Pages
PLEASE NOTE: When accessing Reference USA from home, there is a 25-record limit on prints/downloads.
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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Regional Business News Help Full-text coverage of business journals, newspapers and newswires from metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S. 11-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Salem History Help Online access to annotated primary source documents, including Milestone Documents in American History.  8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Salem Literature Help Includes electronic access to these traditional print resources  -- Critical Survey of Poetry, and  Magill’s Literary Annual 1984 – 2010 6-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Salem Science Help Full-text access to the Encyclopedia of Global Warming & Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues 6-12+
Central only   Sams Photofact provides schematics to televisions, Radios, CBs, VCRs and DVD players Search for a manual with the model or chassis number from the device. 9-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Sanborn Help Maps created to assist fire insurance companies as they assessed the risk associated with insuring a particular property. Historical large-scale plans include the outline of each building, the size, shape and construction materials, heights, and function of structures, location of windows and doors. Printable Sanborn Legend 8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Science Resource Center Help One-stop resource for all science-related research on key concepts.
(Formerly Science Resource Center)
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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Small Business Reference Center Help Business basics, industry information, business plan strategies, Nolo e-books and more. 8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Small Engine Repair Help Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, Small Engine Repair Reference Center provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. 8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Something About the Author Help Comprehensive online access to the Something About the Author series, which is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people. 4-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries   Locate songs included in TCCL’s Research Center Song Book Collection.   
Access from homeAccess from all libraries   This database from Rich’s Data includes all high-tech companies based in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana Companies: 2,097     Contacts: 6,373 8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries   This site offers resources in Spanish for all ages in two unique interfaces, each with its own comprehensive encyclopedia: Enciclopedia Moderna for high school ages and up and Britannica Escolar Online for ages 6-12. K-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries   NetAdvantage is a comprehensive source of business and investment information that offers online access to Standard & Poor's research-related products such as industry surveys, stock reports, corporation records, The Outlook, mutual fund reports and more. 8-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Topic Search Help Explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics in classrooms. Magazine articles, biographies, public opinion polls, and book reviews. 10-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries Land Records Help Tulsa County Land Records

The Land Records databases contain information about properties in Tulsa County.  This collection of databases is created and maintained by the Tulsa County Assessor's Office and the Land Records Department of the Tulsa County Clerk's Office.

  • Property Search
    Find out the physical characteristics of a house and the property value.  Records also contain a property's legal description, parcel number, mailing address, millage and other information.  Access from home.
  • Oncore Web Public Search
    Find liens, deeds, and mortgages (instruments) associated with a property.  Some ownership records in the system date back to 1907.  Access from all libraries.
  • Tulsa View
    Central Library Research Center and Hardesty Regional Library also have access to TulsaView, an annually-published CD-ROM that combines mapping software with land record information. .
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Access from homeAccess from all libraries Tulsa World Help Full-text Tulsa World articles from 1989 to the present, exclusive of paid advertisements. 6-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries   Continuing education service designed specifically for use by public library patrons.  Courses in GED, fitness, entrepreneurship, arts and music, home and garden care, cooking, computers and technology, health, homeschooling, job assistance, law, ESL, parenting, pet care plus 100’s more. 8-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries   Learn vocabulary at your own pace with online flashcards, quizzes, and MP3 functioning features. 8-12+

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Access from homeAccess from all libraries WSJ Help Full-text in-depth coverage of national and international finance as well as first rate coverage of hard news. 1982-current. 9-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries WorldCat Help The world’s most comprehensive catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.
To request an item through Interlibrary Loan via WorldCat, within the item record find the section External Resources and click Request from another library.
8-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries World Folklore Help Thousands of folktales are searchable by subject and tale type, region, or country and Includes influential multi-volume reference works, such as The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Folklore and Folklife; The Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Folklore; and The Greenwood Library of American Folktales 4-12+
Access from homeAccess from all libraries World News Digest Help World News Digest U.S. and World News: 1940-Present.  Also includes historic documents, country profiles, and in-depth research studies. 5-12+

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Home access Access from home | All Libraries Access from all libraries | Central only Access only at Central
Genealogy only Access only at Genealogy | Audio/Video Tutorial Audio/Video Tutorial | Help available Help available

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