Library Databases are resources purchased for our community to access. The links below will lead you to research materials on a wide variety of topics. For access to resources which are available from your home or office, stop by the library for access instructions, logins, and passwords.
EBSCOhost, BrainFuse, and Britannica School are a part of Digital Prairie, a production of the Oklahoma Library Technology Network, and funded with state and federal funds by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
EBSCOhost: Magazine and journal databases, including resources for the general public, academics, children, medical professionals, and educators.
BrainFuse: Two resources are available, BrainFuse HelpNow which is an online live tutoring site for elementary and high school ages and also contains GED practice tests and other study resources, and BrainFuse JobNow for resume and career help.
Britannica School Edition ELEMENTARY and Britannica School Edition MIDDLE SCHOOLare research tools for elementary and middle school students. Includes pictures, maps, country facts, biographies, current events, and more. Includes access to a Spanish language version Britannica Escolar Online and a special area for K-2 students called Britannica Learning Zone.
NewsBank's America's News offers unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people. You can search the whole database, or use shortcuts to search the Enid News & Eagle, Oklahoma Newspapers, or America's News Magazines. For remote access, use the word "enid" and your 6 digit library barcode with no spaces.
Learning Express Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation (including police and fire exams), college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. [Remote Access] To create your account, use the word "enid" and your 6 digit library barcode with no spaces.
Signing Savvy is a complete resource for American Sign Language learning. Signs are shown with live action videos of real people using sign language. You can build your own word lists and create virtual flash cards. Click to connect and then create your own login and password to start learning ASL. Use the word "enid" and your 6 digit library barcode.
Transparent Languages Online is your access to learning 80 different languages online and at your convenience. Also includes a mobile app for on-the-go learning. Click to connect and then create your own login and password to start learning a language. Use the word "enid" and your 6 digit library barcode.
WorldCat: largest online catalog of books, videos, and more; check here to see if an item is available to borrow from another library. IN-LIBRARY Access Only.
OK Virtual Library is your access to downloadable audiobooks and e-books. There are lots of compatible devices, FAQs, and My Help! which will help you figure out how to use your e-reader, MP3 player, smart phone, or tablet device with this service, including the Amazon Kindle. In cooperation with other Oklahoma public libraries, there are thousands of titles to choose from.
Oklahoma Periodicals Index: Searchable list of Oklahoma magazine articles, including The Chronicles of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Today, Outdoor Oklahoma, and Persimmon Hill.
Encyclopedia.com: Search multiple encyclopedias and dictionaries at the same time.
Ancestry.com is a site dedicated to family history. It’s a place to learn about family members from historical records collections and other resources. IN-LIBRARY Access Only.
HeritageQuestOnline: Search for family history in the U.S. Census (1790-1930), genealogy books, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and the Freedman’s Bank. For remote access, use the word "enid" and your 6 digit library barcode with no spaces. [Remote Access]
NewsBank's America's GenealogyBank Quickly find your ancestors in over 300 years of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and government reports. Search over 1,000 newspapers; the American State Papers; US Congressional Serial Set and more. Find obituaries, birth & marriage notices, pension records, etc., and the Social Security Death Index. For remote access, use the word "enid" and your 6 digit library barcode with no spaces.
Grant Seeking/Funding Research: We offer core Foundation Center databases, directories, and other publication, as well as fundraising research guidance, funding-related technical assistance, workshops, and programs for local nonprofits. The databases may ONLY be accessed at the library itself.
Foundation Directory Online Power Search: This fully searchable database includes detailed profiles of all active U.S. foundations, as well as an extensive file of recent grants awarded by the nation's top funders. IN-LIBRARY Access Only.
Grants to Individuals Online: A one-of-a-kind Foundation Center database of more than 6,500 foundation and public charity programs that provide support for students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. IN-LIBRARY Access Only.
Philanthropy In/Sight: An interactive online mapping tool of grantmakers and grant recipients. (IN LIBRARY Access Only).