Browse an A-Z listing (below) of the Rocky Ford Library database collection.
Whether you’re seeking consumer information, researching a medical condition, doing homework, repairing a car, or getting up to speed on any topic the library’s subscription databases will connect you to authoritative articles and information. All you need is a library card to login 24/7.
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Academic Search Premier
This collection of full text articles and journals offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.
NewsBank’s America’s Newspapers offers access to the complete current and archived versions of electronic editions of more than 1,500 U.S. news sources and news video clips. Find the news you need to know!
Auto Repair Reference Center
Repair information on more than 33,800 domestic and imported vehicles, from 1945 to present. Includes drawings, step-by-step photographs, wiring diagrams, technical service bulletins & recalls, maintenance schedules, and more.
Business Source Premier
This premier resource provides access to over 1,000 business publications general magazines to trade publications and top management journals as well as over 10,000 company profiles.
Consumer Health Complete
The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, CHC is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Access to thousands of encyclopedia entries on a variety of topics.
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Read up on PV cells, greenscaping, and much more.
History Reference Center
History Reference Center® is the world’s most comprehensive full text history reference database including full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, and nearly 57,000 historical documents. This resource also offers more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 37,400 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Legal Information Reference Center
This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues. Users can search over 12,800 state-specific legal forms–searchable by all 50 U.S. states and by top subject areas, including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes and more.
Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts
LISTA covers librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
MAS Ultra School Edition
Specifically designed to provide high school students with full text access to periodicals, reference books, primary source documents, biographies, and more.
MasterFILE™ Premier contains nearly 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also find nearly 500 full text reference books and biographies. Also use this resource to access Consumer Reports online for free.
Middle Search Plus
Middle school students can access biographies, historical essays, encyclopedias, and popular, middle school magazines.
Selected full text from national and regional US newspapers including the Denver Post, Greeley Tribune and Pueblo Chieftain, and transcripts from TV and radio news.
This is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We’re Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists. For school media specialists and teachers there are Picture Book Extenders and articles on Teaching with Fiction.
Points of View
This excellent resource helps students research multiple sides of current issues including affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, and much more.
Access to articles and information from popular, elementary school magazines, encyclopedias, and dictionaries.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences
This premier resource contains full text for more than 560 journals concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Regional Business News
This premier resource provides access to 50 regional business publications.
Science Reference Center
Designed to meet every student’s science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, and more.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Small Engine Repair Reference Center is your online tool for small engine repair assistance, including: ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, marine (boats), outdoor power equipment, PWC (personal watercraft/jet ski), snow blowers, snowmobiles, tillers and other small engines. Library card required to use from home.
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.
World Vital Records
World Vital Records offers aggregates content through our 42 partner relationships in order to provide access to data that has traditionally been on multiple sites. Search over 1 BILLION records in over 11,000 databases from around the world including immigration lists, census records, vital records, parish and land records and much more!