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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.

Technology (Dewey 600)

AutoMate

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

Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls and more.



EBSCOhost

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.

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Lynda.com

Access Lynda.com
Click on the link and use your CLAN library card and PIN code to log in and create an account. Must live, work, go to school or volunteer in Carson City.

Lynda.com contains thousands of top-quality video courses covering a huge variety of business, software, technology, and creative skills. Click on the link and use your library card to gain free access to engaging instruction by top-industry professionals.

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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: Technology and Applied Sciences

Access Gale Virtual Reference Library: Technology and Applied Sciences
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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Lynda.com

Access Lynda.com
Click on the link and use your CLAN library card and PIN code to log in and create an account. Must live, work, go to school or volunteer in Carson City.

Lynda.com contains thousands of top-quality video courses covering a huge variety of business, software, technology, and creative skills. Click on the link and use your library card to gain free access to engaging instruction by top-industry professionals.

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Science and Technology websites from the Internet Public Library

Access Science and Technology websites from the Internet Public Library

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