Research Tools

Research Tools


These data banks are a free service of your library. Please have your full library card bar code number handy.
  • Magazines: INFOTRAC Custom 1,000 Journals
    Search full-text articles from magazines.
  • Heritage Quest Online (Library card bar code number required)
    Census data, family records, and local histories.  
  • Britannica School Edition
    Go-to site for learning more about any subject - for all grades and all reading abilities - offering thousands of up-to-date, curated , and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools. recommended Web sites, and three separate databases - Elementary, Middle, or High.
  • Britannica Escolar
    Leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish.
  • Chilton Auto Manuals (Library card bar code number required) 
  • Auto repair manuals for all your car service needs.   
  • Student Resource Center Gold
    History, literature, science, social studies, and more; a premium selection of reference material, more than 1,100 full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video, audio clips, and podcasts.
  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness Resource Center offers access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and more. Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices, and more.
  • Archives Unbound
    Archives Unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study of scholars and students at the college and university level. Collections cover a broad range of topics from the Middle Ages forward- from witchcraft to World War II to twentieth-century political history.
  • New York Times
    Tuolumne County Public Library patrons have complimentary access to NYTimes.com. You must be present register for the complimentary subscription when 
  • TeachingBooks: Book Guides and Lessons Plans
    Find lesson plans, discussion questions, novel units, reader's theater scripts, and other instructional support for the books you are reading in any K-12 classroom.
  • TeachingBooks: Booklists; Build Your Own
    Compile, organize, analyze, and share instructional materials associated with the books in your curriculum.
  • TeachingBooks: Diverse Books
    Include diverse cultural experiences in your instruction as reflected in quality fiction and non-fiction books.
  • TeachingBooks: Literature-Based Vocabulary Lists
    Have ready to use vocabulary lists-often organized by chapter-for the books that you are teaching.
  • Meet-the-Author Videos and Book Readings
    Have the author reveal, anytime, the author's purpose, writing and research processes with these TeachingBooks.net exclusively created primary source materials.
  • Resources for Award-Winning Books
    Resources for books that have won awards including those sponsored by the American Library Association, Alex Awards,Americas Awards, American Indian Youth Literature Award, Michael L. Printz, John Newbery Medal, Randolf Caldecott Medal, Coretta Scot King Book Awards, and many more.
  • Digital Reel Tuolumne County Historical Newspapers
    Access to Digital Reel Tuolumne County Library is only available to library users in any Tuolumne County Public Library Branch.
  • Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority
    Promote a diverse and growing economy by pursuing business retention, expansion and attraction that enhances quality of life in Tuolumne County.
  • RefDesk
    Online access to Reference Shelf books.
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