Seven Popular Research Databases Available Free
Beginning in August, the Haysville Community Library will make available to any patron who has (or signs up for) a Kansas State Library card, seven expensive and subscription-only reference and research databases absolutely free of charge.
The seven databases are:
• Worldbook Encyclopedia;
• Worldbook Advanced;
• ProQuest Nursing Journals;
• Heritage Quest;
• The Gale/Cengage package which includes Academic OneFile, General OneFile, Literature Resource Center, Chilton’s Auto Repair, Health & Wellness Resource Center, Alternative Health Module, Business & Company Resource Center and Profiles ASAP, Customer Newspapers, Gale Virtual Reference Library, Military & Intelligence, Nursing & Allied Health, Legal Trac, Religion & Philosophy, Professional Collection, Computer Database, and Informé; and
• The Ebsco package which includes Novelist, Ultra Online Package (UOP), Middle Online Package (MOP), Primary Online Package (POP) and includes K-12 specific products such as: Encyclopedia of Animals, ERIC, Health Source: Consumer Edition, MAS Ultra School Edition, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source, Primary Search, Professional Development Collection, and TOPICsearch.
These databases will be provided via Kan-ed, a statewide information network administered by the Kansas Board of Regents, and the State Library of Kansas. We’ll let you know just as soon as they’re up and running, and intend to feature several of them in future hitching posts.