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General Research. Use our free online resources wherever you are. Discover information from countless subjects, including health and legal concerns, personal finance and investing skills, product safety and quality, and much more.

 

Student Research. Find the information you need for school projects. We have free resources for students of every age or grade level.

 

EBook and Audio Downloads. Find free and legal downloads using Freegal and Washington Anytime Library.

 

You can access our online resources with your Library card and password anywhere with an internet connection.

 

Beginning November 26, 2018, all patron barcode numbers are preceded by the letter “P”. 

If your current card does not include the “P”, insert it in front of your number (ex.: P12345).

 

Global information on topics related to business, economics, education, government, health, international studies, politics, science, social issues, sports, STEM, and more from a variety of sources featuring newspapers, videos and web-only content.

Explore and research people, events and issues across Washington State. This resource contains news from across the state including: Seattle Times, Spokesman-Review, Tri-City Herald, Yakima Herald-Republic, ABC (KOMO), CBS (KIRO), FOX (KCPQ), NBC (KING) and more.

Search more than 30 years of Seattle area history with The Seattle Times Integrated Collection. With coverage from 1985 – current, the Collection contains full-color newspaper pages, individual full-text articles and content only published online.

No matter what subject, this is a great place to start your research! ProQuest pulls information together from thousands of scholarly journals, trade publications, newspapers, company reports, and other reliable sources.

Discover the world! See the world’s people as they really live with country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a local perspective on daily life, history and culture. Middle School/ High School.

Animals, arts, science, or sports—whatever the topic, make research a blast with books, magazines, videos, pictures, websites, and more. Middle School/High School/College.

There are articles and graphics from more than 1,600 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers, websites, and U.S. government documents — all carefully selected for their educational content, interest appropriateness, and level of readability. Grade School/Middle School.

Freegal® Music is a free music service from your library. Freegal offers download or streaming access to more than 8 million songs from over 28,000 labels with music that originates in over 80 countries. Everyone.

 

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and more from your local library – anywhere, anytime. All you need is your library card. Everyone.

Grandview Library provides an intellectual environment with access to books, periodicals, and electronic media, which satisfy the information and entertainment needs of our community while honoring traditions of free speech and inquiry. The library has curated collections for Spanish, local history, and the Cook Art Library.

Raymond Library on the Yakima campus strives to meet additional information needs of YVC students and employees at the Grandview campus. Access to most library databases and the online library catalog is available via the Internet, however, database access is limited to currently enrolled YVC students and employees.

Offering over 57,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education

Additional Databases available to YVC students/staff only: To access the YVC Library subscription databases which are available off campus to currently enrolled students or YVC employees,  your browser must be able to send and receive cookies.

A-Z Maps Online — ABI/Inform Trade & Industry — ALLDATA — Alt-PressWatch — ARTstor — Biocatalysis/Biodegradation Database —  Columbia Granger’s World Poetry — Credo Reference — EBSCO Databases — EBSCO Audiobooks — EBSCO eBooks —  ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center) — Ethnic NewsWatch — FactsOnFile —  Literary Criticism Online — Metallopretein Database & Browser — Mitchell1 — ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source —  U.S. History in Context — World Conflicts Today — World History in Context

Even more Databases you may find useful: ATSDR Toxicological ProfilesBiology WorkbenchCenstatsEnvironmental Fate Data BaseFedStatsGAO (U.S. Government Accountability Office)Government Printing OfficeIn the First PersonInformation BridgeNASA’s Global Change Master DirectoryNTIS (National Technical Information Service)NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology)Protein Data Bank EuropePubMedToxnetVoice of the Shuttle