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AllData Pro - Vehicle Repair Manuals - Premium Resource
Online resource for automotive diagnostic and car repair information. Includes maintenance schedules, service bulletins, wiring diagrams, and diagnostic flowcharts. Mount Airy and Taneytown In-Branch Use Only.
Ancestry Library - Premium Resource
Search for your ancestors! Includes charts and forms to help you build your family tree. For In-Library Use Only.
AutoMate - Premium Resource
Online resource for automotive diagnostic and car repair information. Includes maintenance schedules, service bulletins, and step-by-step repair instructions with diagrams.
Biography in Context - Premium Resource
Fully searchable biographical information on more than 1 million people throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Includes pictures.
Books in Print - Premium Resource
Provides publishing information on millions of in-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming books, audiobooks and videos. Read the first chapter of more than 30,000 titles as well as many full-text reviews. Log in to use the site: username: carrpub password: ccpl2009.
Business Source Premier - Premium Resource
Search business related newspapers and journals. Non-journal content includes company profiles, country reports, industry reports, market research reports, and SWOT analyses.
Carroll Community College Miller Center for Small Business
Carroll Community College Miller Center for Small Business and the Carroll Business Path are resources for small business owners, entrepreneurs and start-ups.
Carroll County Business-Employment Resource Center
BERC is a one-stop workforce development center dedicated to meeting the workforce needs of businesses and community residents in Carroll County, Maryland.
Carroll County Times Archive - Premium Resource
Full-text access to the Carroll County Times for the years 1933 - 2016.
Code of Maryland
This resource provices browsing and keyword searchable access to the Code of Maryland.
Consumer Reports - Premium Resource
Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping consumers make informed decisions about matters and products that impact our daily lives. They provide Product ratings and recommendations for a very broad range of consumer products. This link takes you directly to Consumer Reports articles through the EBSCOhost site.
Explora - Educator Edition - Premium Resource
Highlights content relevant to teachers, including lesson plans, curriculum standards, and other professional development resources.
Explora - Primary Schools - Premium Resource
Designed specifically for elementary school students, this database provides access to popular full-text magazines for elementary school research. (This covers the content that was formerly covered under Primary Search and Kids Search)
Explora - Public Libraries - Premium Resource
Supports student research. Search results include articles, essays, and primary source documents.
Explora - Secondary Schools - Premium Resource
Offers the most complete collection of full-text reference resources available for middle schools. (This covers content that was formerly covered in Middle Search Plus)
Links to most everything legal.
Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia - Premium Resource
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Translates words, phrases, and web pages between English and over 100 other languages.
HeritageQuest - Premium Resource
Search U.S. Census records from 1790-1930, by place of birth, age, ethnicity, etc. Includes the complete text of more than 25,000 family and local history books, searchable by every word. Great for beginning researchers.
History Reference Center - Premium Resource
Features more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. Also includes leading history magazines and journals, historical documents, biographies of historical figures, historical photos and maps, and 80 historical video.
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center - Premium Resource
Offers detailed how-to instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.
Home Improvement Reference Center - Premium Resource
Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, this database provides users with detailed, user-friendly how-to information covering all manner of home improvement/repair projects.
How Stuff Works
Just how did they do that? Find out how all kinds of things really work.
Kelley Blue Book
Automotive and Motorcycle Value Guides.
Magazine Article Summaries Ultra - Premium Resource
Designed specifically for high school students, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines, more than 360 full text reference books, thousands of biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 500,000 photos, maps and flags, and color PDFs.
Maryland Business Express
Wish to start a business in Maryland? Maryland Business Express is a Maryland state government site that provides information and step-by-step instructions for the process of starting a business in Maryland.
Maryland People's Law Library
Provides legal self-help information on popular subjects including Consumer, Health, Criminal, Government benefits and more.
Maryland State Law Library
Provides Maryland's citizens information on legal resources, and opportunities to ask question about accessing legal information.
Provides information on hundreds of diseases, conditions and wellness issues.
MorningStar - Premium Resource
Morningstar products provide investment information, data and analysis on nearly 100,000 worldwide securities.
Automotive, recreational, marine, power sports and aircraft price guides.
NoveList - Premium Resource
Have you ever found yourself saying, what will I read next? This online research tool for adults and children will help you choose that next title and provide book reviews, descriptions, and links to author home pages and other fiction web sites to help you make your decision.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Premium Resource
Career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations. Provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.
RB digital - Premium Resource
More than a mobile reading application, RB digital provides access to the digital editions of the magazines you love, delivering the exact same material you get in print‚ plus exclusive features like video, audio and live links, on your iPad, iPhone, desktop and laptop.
Regional Business News - Premium Resource
Provides access to articles from trade publications related to business. Includes 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Science Reference Center - Premium Resource
This comprehensive research database provides access to a multitude of science-oriented content covering biology, the environment, mathematics, physics, wildlife and more. Contains hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, journals, images, videos and more.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center - Premium Resource
Offers assistance in providing routine maintenance as well as extensive repairs and allows users to search by product type, brand, model/engine type, and model numbers.
Value Line - Premium Resource
Value Line is a complete investment management solution that enables both new and experienced investors to make timely, better-informed decisions. It provides a wealth of in-depth financial information, objective research, insightful commentary, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.