microscopeResearch Resources

These e-resources include everything from full-text periodical articles to civil service practice tests and from homework help for elementary school children to peer-reviewed journals for college students. Each database requires a login. The instructions are included below.

Business and Finance (Dewey 330 & 650)


Access EBSCOhost
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library barcode number.

EBSCOHost contains thousands of full-text periodical articles from popular and scholarly publications. In addition to the main database, MasterFile Elite, specialized databases for business, science, health, and education are included. Several of the databases are designed specifically to support school assignments, including databases on history and geography from ABC-Clio. 

Full-text magazine and journal articles are also available through the EBSCOhost database.


Foundation Center Online

Access Foundation Center Online
Onsite database. Authenticates at the Carson City Library only.

Strengthening the social sector by advancing knowledge about philanthropy.

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Mergent Intellect

Access Mergent Intellect

Powered by Hoover's™, a Dun & Bradstreet Solution, Mergent Intellect is a flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Mergent Intellect offers a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S. and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more.

World Book

Access World Book
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number.

This website offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library: Business and Finance

Access Gale Virtual Reference Library: Business and Finance
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number.

The Gale Virtual Reference Library provides online access to some of the most respected reference books published by Thomson-Gale. Medicine, technology, zoology, history, world religions, social issues, criminal justice, and biography are just some of the topics covered by the e-books in this growing collection.

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SilverFlume: Nevada's Business Portal

Access SilverFlume: Nevada's Business Portal

Nevada's One-Stop Shop for Businesses. Have a new or existing business? Register at the only online portal to provide all your license and registration needs in one place. A service of the Nevada Secretary of State.

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