Science & Technology

Academic Search Premier: Contains full-text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, religion and theology, sociology and more.

AllData Online: The world's most comprehensive resource for diagnostic and repair information for cars and light trucks starting with the 1982 model year. AllData Online is only available for use in the library.

Alternative Energy​
: The history and development of alternative energy sources.

Energy​
: Information on both traditional and alternative energy sources, aimed at a high school audience.

Expanded Academic ASAP: For university/college students, faculty and graduate researchers, this database offers balanced coverage of every academic concentration, from advertising and microbiology to history and women's studies.

Forensic Science: Specifics of forensic investigation, the role of forensics in the legal system, coverage of forensics in well-known criminal cases for all eras and how forensics is depicted in the media.

General Science Collection: Provides information on all aspects of the scientific world and offers full-text coverage for more than 60 of the most popular science publications.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia
: Thorough articles familiarize students and researchers with animals found everywhere on the globe, detailing their life cycles, predators, food systems, overall ecology, and more.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Evolution: This volume explores evolution from a scientific viewpoint, delivering facts and perspectives on broad evolutionary topics as well as targeted coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction: Written for students and general researchers, this volume explores all aspects of extinctions and extinct life, outling major extinctions and  providing a species-by-species account of extinction.

Grzimek's Student Animal Life Resource: Profiles of animals found all over the world aimed at middle and high school audiences. Includes lists species by biome and geographic range. Get to all the volumes using the drop down list on the right hand side of the Table of Contents Page.

Issues and Controversies: Delivers carefully researched essays written to give students a thorough review of all sides of a topical issue or controversy in today's news.

Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate: Demonstrates basic computer and digital literacy skills to employers (or shows you where you may need further computer education). Areas tested include basic computer use, Internet, Windows and Mac operating systems, email and Word (word processing).

Points of View Reference Center: Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of over 250 current issues.
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Science in Context: Science, math and technology topics for students. For Science Fair help click on “Browse Topics” and then click on “Science Fair Projects and Experiments.”

Science Reference Center: An easy-to-use search for student's science research needs. For Science Fair help click on "Science Experiments" under the Reference Shelf on the right.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center: Small engine repair assistance, including ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, boats, outdoor power equipment, personal watercraft/jet ski, snow blowers, snowmobiles, tillers and more. Searchable by type of product, specific brand, specific model/engine type and specific area of that model/engine type.

The Solar System: Earth's solar system, including major planets and their satellites, small bodies, interplanetary phenomena and their cosmological context.

Space Sciences: From the history of space exploration to the future of "space business," this set offers a broad survey of the space sciences. Includes biographies of scientists and the space-related job market.

Toxnet: Toxicology Data Network from the National Library of Medicine, featuring databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and toxic releases.