Reference

Popular Magazines

Search for and read articles online from magazines like TimeNational GeographicThe New YorkerNewsweekVanity FairUS News and World ReportVogueFortuneBusiness WeekNational ReviewCosmopolitan, and archived articles from NPR Special Coverage.

InfoTrac Newsstand

You can search newspaper articles instantly by title, headline, date, or newspaper section — one-stop source for the day’s news and
searchable archives. You can customize your online newspaper features by selecting your own screen appearance, search options and results format — all covering a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers with more popular titles going back to 1980.


The Oregonian via OregonLive.com

Oregon news from The Oregonian’s website. Everything from late-breaking news to articles going back five years.

Oregon Local Newspapers

Links to local newspapers throughout Oregon, from Albany’s Democrat Herald to Woodburn’s Independent.


High School

InfoTrac Student Edition (High School)

Now with over 1100 titles this online collection is designed for high-school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Discovering Collection (High School)

Thousands of overview essays, critical analyses, biographies, primary sources, creative works and multimedia elements are included in this online reference resource. The intuitive interface and easy-to-navigate functionality make it effortless for students to research papers and class assignments in five core subject areas: history, literature, biography, science and social studies.


Student Resources in Context (High School and Middle School)

This online resource provides a premium selection of reference material with more than 1,100 full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia and includes hours of video and audio clips and podcasts.

U.S. History in Context (High School and Middle School)

More than 185,000 reference articles and over 600,000 periodical articles from magazines like Newsweek, American Heritage, and The Historian; galleries with over 73,000 images and 1,500 seals, maps, and flags; more than 9,100 veiwpoint essays and nearly 5,000 primary documents; and videos and audio from NBC, NPR and other reliable sources.


Middle School

 

Research in Context (Middle School)
Students in grades 6 to 8 will benefit from an interface that delivers the highly visual design and navigation preferred by younger users combined with the authoritative content and user-focused tool set needed to support middle school assignments and coursework.

Junior Reference Collection (Middle School)

Covering subjects such as history, literature, science, social studies, and more, this collection of reference, primary sources, and multimedia content includes audio and video clips and more than 7,400 photographs. New to this service is the popular topic pick lists.

InfoTrac Junior Edition (Middle School)

Now with over 330 titles this online collection of periodicals is designed for students in junior high and middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government history, sports and more.


Elementary School

Kids InfoBits (K-5)

This portal has been developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5 and covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

TumbleBookLibrary

Over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels – a student favorite! As well as Math Stories!


Life After High School

Job Resources

Oregon Apprenticeship 

Learn a trade with a combination of on-the-job training and classroom instruction.

Oregon Food Handler Certification

Obtain your Oregon Food Handler card. 

Worksource Oregon

Gain new skills and training or get help finding a job. 

Year Up

Year Up Puget Sound is a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skills development, coursework eligible for college credit, corporate internships, and wraparound support. 

Education Resources

Community Colleges Information

Directory of Oregon Community Colleges from the Higher Education Coordinating Commission. 

FAFSA

Find out about your education funding options, from loans to scholarships. 

LearningExpress Library

More than 1000 practice tests and skills tutorials for elementary school through adult learners. Includes a library of test-preparation and skills-building e-books, as well as software tutorials.

Office of Student Access and Completion

Discover financial aid, scholarships and grants available to Oregonians. 


Health

Health & Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health Module

This online collection compiles medical reference information for all levels of health research. It includes information from nearly 400 health/medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, over 700 health-related videos, over 2,200 general interest publications, and many health reference titles. It also incorporates articles on alternative topics such as herbal remedies, yoga, homeopathy, midwifery, and chiropractic. Material contained in this collection is intended for informational purposes only.

Health Reference Center Academic

This collection provides access to 40 full-text nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources. All in a single, easy-to-use online resource, this collection integrates the full-text and images of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters; pamphlets; newspaper articles; topical overviews; and reference books.


Nursing

Nursing Resource Center

Designed for nursing students, this online resource brings together disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts. The information is written in accessible language for students completing class assignments and preparing for clinicals as they learn how to care for and treat patients. Search results are even returned in tabs that correspond to steps in the nursing process.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

All aspects of the Nursing profession — from direct patient care to health care administration — are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection’s current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.


Español/Spanish

¡Informe!

Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias. Hundreds of periodicals and journals, including Latin American Research ReviewNACLA Report on the Americas, La OpiniónNational Geographic en EspañolEpoca and many others This online collection also includs more than 15 key Latin American newspapers with detailed coverage of news, politics, current events, culture, entertainment, health, literature, science and more.

Psychology

Psychology Collection

This set explores what makes people “tick” from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops — and diminishes — over time. You have instant access to 200 subject appropriate full-text periodicals through this online resource.