Academic Search Premier
Contains full-text coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion, and more for over 4,600 journals and archives from 1975 and earlier.
Ancestry Library Edition*
Provides a wide range of resources for genealogical and historical research, including the U.S. Census, military records, vital and church records, and more.
*This database can only be accessed onsite at an Aurora Public Library location and cannot be accessed offsite.
Aurora ESL classes
An interactive map of all ESL locations in the city of Aurora, including ESL classes, conversation groups, citizenship classes, and bilingual tutoring services.
Aurora Genealogy Society - Colorado
Access to the Aurora, Colorado, Genealogical Society, includes a current newsletter and how to join.
Auto Repair Reference Center
Contains repair and maintenance information for most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Provides videos and pictures.
Business Source Premier
Provides full-text marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics articles for over 2,300 journals.
Colorado Historical Newspapers Archive
A searchable collection of over 750,000 digitized pages, representing over 199 individual newspaper titles published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923.
Colorado Legal Resources
Complete list of the Colorado Constitution, Revised Statutes, and Court Rules. Updated on a yearly basis.
Colorado Legal Services
Legal assistance and legal advocates for low-income Colorado residents.
Colorado State Parks and Wildlife Pass
Visit and explore any of Colorado’s 42 state parks, hike trails, and enjoy outdoor recreation activities with a 7-day pass and family activity backpack.
Determine state eligibility for medical, food, or child care assistance programs.
Consumer Health Complete
Provides full-text information on mainstream and holistic medicine, with topics on aging, cancer, fitness, and more.
Offers up-to-date country reports on 204 cultures of the world, including the United States and many more.
Provides information gathered from the U.S. federal government. Topics include agriculture, education, health, science, public safety, and more.
Denver Business Journal
Full access to complete local business news articles and events going back to 2009. Also able to search 42 other cities nationwide.
Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys Pass
Explore history, science, and art through miniatures, dolls, and toys, and workshops with a 7-day pass.
Denver Museum of Nature and Science Pass
Learn about science and nature through exhibits, workshops, and interactive films with a 7-day pass.
Directory of Open Access Journals
A searchable site of more than 11,500 peer-reviewed scientific and scholarly journals, including full-text articles from over 130 countries.
A free Colorado driver education program containing: 11 car practice tests, 9 motorcycle practice tests, 10 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), a Colorado road sign test in Spanish, and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.
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EBSCO Research Databases
A complete list of all EBSCO databases available to Aurora Public Library cardholders.
Explora - General
An easy-to-use interface for searching EBSCO database content, including subjects on business, current events, health, and math.
Explora - Elementary School
An easy-to-use interface for searching EBSCO database content at the elementary school level, with subjects such as animals, geography, math, and social studies.
Explora - Middle School
An easy-to-use interface for searching EBSCO database content at the middle school level, with subjects such as biographies, government, history, and health.
Explora - High School
An easy-to-use interface for searching EBSCO database content at the high school level, with subjects such as history, science, and different points of view on topics.
Explora - Educator's Edition
An easy-to-use interface that provides EBSCO database content specifically geared toward teachers and instructors, with lesson plans and curriculum standards.
A resource on government information and services, including housing, unemployment, and travel help.
Offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment, including global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling.
Travel through time in Colorado's history with story times, art exhibits, and lectures with a 7-day pass.
History Reference Center
A comprehensive full-text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. Contains biographies, maps, photos, and videos.
International Travel Tips
Information about traveling abroad from the U.S. State Department, including visa requirements.
Job & Career Accelerator
Learn how to search for jobs, write resumes and cover letters, prepare for interviews, build workplace skills, and even search for colleges. Part of LearningExpress Library.
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Kids Food Finder
Find locations for summer food sites in Colorado that offer free meals to kids and teens up to 18 years old. Tambien en espanol.
A comprehensive database with practice tests and 180+ e-books designed to give users of all ages the tools they need to succeed. Improve math, science, reading, writing, and workplace skills. Prepare for the U.S. citizenship exam as well as high school equivalency, college, graduate school admission exams, and entrance exams for nursing school. Learn how to search for jobs and improve interviewing and networking skills. Recursos para hispanohablantes.
Legal Information Reference Center
Contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms and legal books from Nolo.
Library, Information Science, & Technology
Offers subject coverage encompassing librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and more.
Library of Congress
The world's largest library, with books, maps, photographs, and audio, covering topics from Art to Science to History to Law, and more.
Literature Criticism Online
Provides one of the largest and extensive compilations of literary commentary available. Contains scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books, and periodicals.
Making of America
Provides historical sources about U.S. history through a collaboration of libraries and universities.
Master FILE Premier
Contains full-text coverage for nearly 1,700 periodicals on subjects such as general reference, business, health, education, general science, and multicultural issues. Offers full-text coverage for nearly 500 reference books, over 164,400 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps, & flags. Offers PDF archives (as far back as 1975) for key publications including Foreign Affairs, History Today, National Review, Saturday Evening Post, etc.
MAS Ultra - School Edition
A full-text general reference database designed for high school and junior college students. Includes over 500 magazines, as well as The Columbia Encyclopedia, Complete Idiot's Guides, and The World Almanac & Book of Facts. Also provides documents from Supreme Court cases and Essential Documents in American History.
MCA Denver Pass
Enjoy contemporary and experimental art from local, national, and international artists with a 7-day pass.
Middle Search Plus
A full-text database designed for middle school students. Includes over 140 popular magazines, as well as The Columbia Encyclopedia, CIA World Factbook, World Almanac & Book of Facts, and World Almanac for Kids. Contains EBSCO's Encyclopedia of Animals database, which consists of full-text records and colorful images that describe the nature and habitat of familiar animals.
A collaborative system of 70+ libraries throughout Missouri. Aurora Public Library is a partner member with MOBIUS to share library materials across between the states. Look here to find items not available at Aurora Public Library.
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Provides cover-to-cover full-text for more than 40 national (U.S.) & international newspapers and selective full-text articles from 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. Also provides full-text television & radio news transcripts.
New York Public Library Digital Collection
The New York Public Library’s collection of 800,000+ images, including maps, photographs, and more.
A reader's advisory database that helps one discover information about books, authors, and series. Search by favorite author, title or series and find read-alikes, reviews and book discussion guides.
Petrucci Free Music Library
A virtual library containing public domain music, as well as music from composers who are willing to share their work with the world without charge.
Points of View Reference Center
Presents multiple sides of issues through essays, political magazines, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents, and reference books.
A full-text database designed for elementary school students. Includes over 70 popular elementary school magazines, as well as The Columbia Encyclopedia, CIA World Factbook, and The World Almanac & Book of Facts. Also contains EBSCO's Encyclopedia of Animals database.
A collection of over 50,000 free e-books that can be read on your PC, iPad, Nook, Kindle, iPhone, Android, or other portable device.
A collaborative system of 25+ libraries throughout Colorado and Wyoming. Look here to find items not available at Aurora Public Library.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences
Covers topics on emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods from nearly 400 journals.
Regional Business News
Provides comprehensive full-text coverage of more than 80 regional business publications, covering metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
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Science Reference Center
Provides full-text multimedia content from nearly 640 science reference books, periodicals, and encyclopedias covering biology, chemistry, health & medicine, life science, scientists, wildlife, and more.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Provides detailed and user-friendly repair guides for all types of small engines, including lawn mowers, snow blowers, and generators. Contains pictures and photos.
Information from the U.S. government about Social Security retirement benefits, applications, Medicare, and more.
State Tax Help
Provides information from the Federation of Tax Administrators about state taxes, including yearly tax forms and state agencies.
Contains full-text current event coverage concerning social, political, and economic issues.
Transparent Language Online
An easy-to-use language learning resource that provides users with unlimited access to hundreds of hours of instruction for 95+ languages, including English.
Offers a wide variety of children's books, videos, and learning aids.
U.S. Naturalization/Citizenship Test Preparation
Study aids and practice tests for the naturalization test, from the United States government.
An index of books and other materials held in more than 10,000 libraries worldwide. Over 2 billion items in 400 languages can be searched by author, title, keyword, or type of material.
World Wide Science
Offers information about energy, medicine, and environmental issues. Content available in 10 languages including Arabic, Spanish, German, and Russian.
Search through educational science, technology, and arts-related video content, available in multiple languages.
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