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OverDrive allows Orem Public Library cardholders to download bestselling ebooks and audiobooks to their smartphones, tablets, or computers.

EBSCO’s eBook Collection offers thousands of titles, both fiction and nonfiction.

Orem History Books offers publications about the history and historical sites of Orem.

Yearbooks Online includes yearbooks from Orem schools as far back as 1925. Current yearbooks are on a five-year delay from their publication date. Funds for this project have been provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act and are administered by the Utah State Library Division.

OverDrive allows Orem Public Library cardholders to watch streaming videos 24/7 on their smartphones, tablets, or computers.

Kanopy provides Orem Public Library patrons access to more than 26,000 titles.

Spotify provides a space where our librarians can build music playlists for you to enjoy. Check out our profile for an ever-growing variety of collections!

ProQuest Global Newstream is an online newspaper resource that provides indexed and fully searchable electronic access to some 600 international, national and regional newspapers including The Salt Lake TribuneThe Deseret NewsThe Wall Street JournalUSA TodayThe New York TimesThe Los Angeles TimesThe Washington Post, and The Chicago Tribune.

Newspaper Source Plus provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers, as well as full text television & radio news transcripts.

Utah Digital Newspapers provides digital archives of weekly Utah newspapers searchable by keyword, the result of a statewide partnership.

Utah Newspapers is a digital newspaper service provided by the Utah Press Association, offering access to all of Utah’s newspapers in a fully-searchable PDF that can be downloaded and/or printed. Newspapers are unavailable for the first two weeks after publication.

OverDrive provides Orem Public Library cardholders with digital access to over 3000 magazine titles.

Magazines/MasterFile provides access to full text articles for nearly 1,750 general reference publications, covering virtually every subject area of general interest, as well as an extensive Image Collection containing photos, maps, and flags.

Orem City Art Collection allows online viewers to explore the 170 paintings, drawings, original prints, sculptures, and pieces of pottery that comprise the City’s ever-expanding art collection, a collection described as “one of the best ‘little’ collections in the state of Utah” by artist and art educator Max Dickson Weaver.

Artist Works offers online music lessons from master musicians.  Access this database through the “Extras” Section on the Libby app (or visit libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge browser.)

Library Music Source allows patrons to download vocal music, instrumental solos, piano music, orchestral parts and more. Available from library computers only.

Spotify provides a space where our librarians can build music playlists for you to enjoy. Check out our profile for an ever-growing variety of collections!

Small Business Reference Center offers full-text ebooks and other tools to address many small business topics.  Here you’ll find business videos, a help and advice section, and details on how to create business plans.

Legal Information Reference Center contains legal forms and full-text consumer legal reference books for a do-it-yourself approach to legal services.

Data Axle Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) contains detailed information on 60 million U.S. businesses, 156 million U.S. residents, and 2.5 million job postings.

Business Source Premier provides full text for 2,300+ journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles, covering all the business disciplines.

Legal Collection contains full text for more than 250 of the world’s most respected scholarly law journals, along with information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends in the legal world.

Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications.

College Blue Book is still considered the premier guide to 2 and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada, including distance education programs, and their programs, degrees, and financial aid sources.

Driver Education Test Prep offers free practice tests based on Utah State DMV materials. The site includes accessibility tools that allow users to employ various learning styles in several languages.

Learning Express Library offers a suite of highly-acclaimed eLearning solutions for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation, career development, and more.

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system that offers courses for over 70 languages, including English as a Second Language for Spanish speakers, Portuguese speakers, and Polish Speakers. Patrons can use this system as a guest or register for a free account to track their progress.

Scholarship & Loans is a guide to education related financial aid programs for students and professionals.

Tutor.com provides free one-to-one tutoring, homework help, and professional development sessions for Orem Public Library card holders.

Universal Class is a continuing education program with over 500 courses in topics ranging from entrepreneurship to hobbies and crafts. (Alternatively, you can access this database through the “Extras” Section on the Libby app or visit libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge browser.)

Alt HealthWatch includes full-text and bibliographic resources covering complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Health Source: Consumer Edition provides full text access to nearly 80 consumer health magazines.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides full text access to nearly 550 scholarly journals, as well as the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.

Learn It Live offers online health & wellness classes.  Access this database through the “Extras” Section on the Libby app (or visit libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge browser.)

MedicLatina is a unique collection of medical research and scientific journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers.

MEDLINE Plus is an online library, provided by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health, offering the best researched and most respected medical information available to the public.

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

History Reference Center provides full text access to reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents covering topics from both U.S. and world history.

Biography Resource Center provides award-winning biographies with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images, reference books, and links to vetted websites. Search for people—both current and historic, from all eras and fields of endeavor—based on name, occupation, nationality, etc.

Heritage Quest Genealogy is an online tool for genealogists and historians of all types, providing access to an expanding library of records.

Orem History contains the following publications about the history and historical sites of Orem: Sagebrush to steel: an Orem centennial history 1861-1961; It happened in Orem: A bicentennial history of Orem, Utah; Orem: historic homes and sites of interest; Early Orem homesteader’s profiles 1870-1900; City of Orem: a centennial benchmark; Tour of Historic Sites in the City of Orem.

Yearbooks Online includes books from Orem schools as far back as Spencer School, Lincoln Junior High School, and Lincoln High School. Current yearbooks are on a five-year delay from their publication date. Funds for this project have been provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act and are administered by the Utah State Library Division.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center offers detailed ‘how-to’ instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

Creativebug  offers unlimited access to thousands of online art & craft video classes.

Home Improvement Reference Center provides detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center offers detailed ‘how-to’ instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

Auto Repair Source provides accurate, authoritative, and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

Data Axle Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) contains detailed information on 60 million U.S. businesses, 156 million U.S. residents, and 2.5 million job postings.

Learning Express Library offers a suite of highly-acclaimed eLearning solutions for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation, career development, and more.

Talent Ready Utah seeks to optimize efforts made by education and industry partnerships, working collectively to build a greater workforce throughout the state of Utah while providing students with increased career and education opportunities.

Tutor.com provides free one-to-one tutoring, homework help, and professional development sessions for Orem Public Library card holders.

Vocational & Career Collection provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.

Literary Reference Center is a rich full-text literary database covering all genres and timeframes. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems.

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center is a rich full-text database of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, plus thousands of short stories, biographies, essays, lesson plans and learning guides. It also includes high-quality videos and audio recordings from the Academy of American Poets and other sources.

NoveList Guide to Fiction and Nonfiction contains lists, reviews, feature articles, and more, and will help you answer the fundamental question for all readers everywhere: What should I read next? Search by authors, plot lines, series, reading level, etc., and find out other books you are sure to enjoy.

Core Collections highlights recommended fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels for all ages with descriptive and evaluative annotations and reviews from highly regarded sources.

Novels for Students includes important historical and background information to some of the most studied titles in literature. Read essays, find overviews of themes and plots, and meet a book like never before.

Shakespeare for Students provides access to critical interpretations of the Bard’s greatest works, along with plot summaries and character profiles that help further decode these dramatic masterpieces.

Something About the Author is an outstanding series that spotlights specific authors and illustrators creating books for young people.

Science Reference Center helps you find reliable information on thousands of science-related research topics, allowing you to search for books, magazine articles, essays, biographies, videos, science animation, and more.

Gale’s Science Encyclopedia offers thousands of topics covering a wide range of scientific subject, and includes numerous images and charts.

Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology.

Eyewitness Travel Guides gives you access to over 80 ebooks to help you navigate the world.

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system that offers courses for over 70 languages. Patrons can use this system as a guest or register for a free account to track their progress.

OverDrive provides Orem Public Library cardholders with digital access to over 170 travel & outdoor magazine titles, as well as more than 200 travel-related books.

Utah’s Office of Tourism provides free travel guides, advice, and information for anyone interested in exploring Utah’s natural and cultural landscape.

Planning a trip abroad?  Visit Travel.State.Gov before you go!

Academic Search provides full text for 4,500+ journals, including more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles.

AGRICOLA contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library dating back to 1970. Citations include journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.

Data Axle Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) contains detailed information on 60 million U.S. businesses, 156 million U.S. residents, and 2.5 million job postings.

ERIC is the world’s largest collection of writing pertaining to education.

Explora for Primary School provides younger students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

Explora for Secondary School provides older students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a reference search portal which includes numerous Gale resources including: Something About the AuthorNovels for Students, and Shakespeare for Students.

Library Music Source allows patrons to download vocal music, instrumental solos, piano music, orchestral parts and more. Available from library computers only.

Magazines/MasterFile provides access to full text articles for nearly 1,750 general reference publications, covering virtually every subject area of general interest, as well as an extensive Image Collection containing photos, maps, and flags.

MAS Complete provides access to full text articles, reference books, biographies, and an image collection.  It’s a great place to begin any high school project.

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines, as well as biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection containing photos, maps, and flags.

Military & Government Collection is a database of full-text journals and periodicals pertaining to all branches of the military and government.  It is designed to offer current news to military members, analysts, policy makers, students, and researchers.

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, Points of View Reference Center provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Preschool Pioneer is a collection of web site resources from the Utah Education Network and key partners that support school readiness for Utah students.

Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator.

Professional Development Collection provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles in a database designed for professional educators and librarians.

Religion & Philosophy Collection is an essential full-text database for theology and philosophy research.

TOPICsearch contains full text for over 105,000 articles from 1,622 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, magazine articles, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

Utah’s Online Public Library is a virtual library created by the Utah State Library Division in cooperation with Utah’s public libraries. This resource is aimed at all Utah residents and serves Utah’s public schools and academic institutions, as well as patrons of public libraries.

EBSCO en Espanol.

Fuente Académica provides full text for a rapidly growing multi-disciplinary collection of scholarly Spanish language journals.

MedicLatina is a unique collection of medical research and scientific journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers.

Academic Search provides full text for 4,500+ journals, including more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles.

AGRICOLA contains bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library dating back to 1970. Citations include journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture.

Alt HealthWatch includes full-text and bibliographic resources covering complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Artist Works offers online music lessons from master musicians.  Access this database through the “Extras” Section on the Libby app (or visit libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge browser.)

Auto Repair Source provides accurate, authoritative, and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

Biography Resource Center provides award-winning biographies with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images, reference books, and links to vetted websites. Search for people—both current and historic, from all eras and fields of endeavor—based on name, occupation, nationality, etc.

Business Source Premier provides full text for 2,300+ journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles, covering all the business disciplines.

College Blue Book is still considered the premier guide to 2 and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada, including distance education programs, and their programs, degrees, and financial aid sources.

Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology.

Core Collections highlights recommended fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels for all ages with descriptive and evaluative annotations and reviews from highly regarded sources.

Creativebug  offers unlimited access to thousands of online art & craft video classes.

Data Axle Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) contains detailed information on 60 million U.S. businesses, 156 million U.S. residents, and 2.5 million job postings.

Driver Education Test Prep offers free practice tests based on Utah State DMV materials. The site includes accessibility tools that allow users to employ various learning styles in several languages.

EBSCO’s eBook Collection offers thousands of titles, both fiction and nonfiction.

EBSCO en Espanol.

ERIC is the world’s largest collection of writing pertaining to education.

Explora for Primary School provides younger students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

Explora for Secondary School provides older students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books

Going somewhere? Access sixty titles from the Eyewitness Travel Guide Series in the form of eBooks.

Fuente Académica provides full text for a rapidly growing multi-disciplinary collection of scholarly Spanish language journals.

Gale’s Science Encyclopedia offers thousands of topics covering a wide range of scientific subject, and includes numerous images and charts.

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a reference search portal which includes numerous Gale resources including: Something About the AuthorNovels for Students, and Shakespeare for Students.

Health Source: Consumer Edition provides full text access to nearly 80 consumer health magazines.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides full text access to nearly 550 scholarly journals, as well as the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.

Heritage Quest Genealogy is an online tool for genealogists and historians of all types, providing access to an expanding library of records.

History Reference Center provides full text access to reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents covering topics from both U.S. and world history.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center offers detailed ‘how-to’ instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

Home Improvement Reference Center provides detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.

Kanopy provides Orem Public Library patrons access to more than 26,000 titles.

Learn It Live offers online health & wellness classes.  Access this database through the “Extras” Section on the Libby app (or visit libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge browser.)

Learning Express Library offers a suite of highly-acclaimed eLearning solutions for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation, career development, and more.

Legal Collection contains full text for more than 250 of the world’s most respected scholarly law journals, along with information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends in the legal world.

Legal Information Reference Center contains legal forms and full-text consumer legal reference books for a do-it-yourself approach to legal services.

Library Music Source allows patrons to download vocal music, instrumental solos, piano music, orchestral parts and more. Available from library computers only.

Literary Reference Center is a rich full-text literary database covering all genres and timeframes. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems.

Magazines/MasterFile provides access to full text articles for nearly 1,750 general reference publications, covering virtually every subject area of general interest, as well as an extensive Image Collection containing photos, maps, and flags.

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system that offers courses for over 70 languages, including English as a Second Language for Spanish speakers, Portuguese speakers, and Polish Speakers. Patrons can use this system as a guest or register for a free account to track their progress.

MAS Complete provides access to full text articles, reference books, biographies, and an image collection.  It’s a great place to begin any high school project.

MedicLatina is a unique collection of medical research and scientific journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers.

MEDLINE Plus is an online library, provided by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health, offering the best researched and most respected medical information available to the public.

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines, as well as biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection containing photos, maps, and flags.

Military & Government Collection is a database of full-text journals and periodicals pertaining to all branches of the military and government.  It is designed to offer current news to military members, analysts, policy makers, students, and researchers.

Newspaper Source Plus provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers, as well as full text television & radio news transcripts.

NoveList Guide to Fiction and Nonfiction contains lists, reviews, feature articles, and more, and will help you answer the fundamental question for all readers everywhere: What should I read next? Search by authors, plot lines, series, reading level, etc., and find out other books you are sure to enjoy.

Novels for Students includes important historical and background information to some of the most studied titles in literature. Read essays, find overviews of themes and plots, and meet a book like never before.

Orem City Art Collection allows online viewers to explore the 170 paintings, drawings, original prints, sculptures, and pieces of pottery that comprise the City’s ever-expanding art collection, a collection described as “one of the best ‘little’ collections in the state of Utah” by artist and art educator Max Dickson Weaver.

Orem History contains the following publications about the history and historical sites of Orem: Sagebrush to steel: an Orem centennial history 1861-1961; It happened in Orem: A bicentennial history of Orem, Utah; Orem: historic homes and sites of interest; Early Orem homesteader’s profiles 1870-1900; City of Orem: a centennial benchmark; Tour of Historic Sites in the City of Orem.

OverDrive allows Orem Public Library cardholders to download bestselling ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines, or watch streaming videos 24/7 on their smartphones, tablets, or computers.

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center is a rich full-text database of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, plus thousands of short stories, biographies, essays, lesson plans and learning guides. It also includes high-quality videos and audio recordings from the Academy of American Poets and other sources.

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, Points of View Reference Center provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Preschool Pioneer is a collection of web site resources from the Utah Education Network and key partners that support school readiness for Utah students.

Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator.

Professional Development Collection provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles in a database designed for professional educators and librarians.

ProQuest Global Newstream is an online newspaper resource that provides indexed and fully searchable electronic access to some 600 international, national and regional newspapers including The Salt Lake TribuneThe Deseret NewsThe Wall Street JournalUSA TodayThe New York TimesThe Los Angeles TimesThe Washington Post, and The Chicago Tribune.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

ReferenceUSA (see Data Axle Reference Solutions)

Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications.

Religion & Philosophy Collection is an essential full-text database for theology and philosophy research.

Scholarship & Loans is a guide to education related financial aid programs for students and professionals.

Science Reference Center helps you find reliable information on thousands of science-related research topics, allowing you to search for books, magazine articles, essays, biographies, videos, science animation, and more.

Shakespeare for Students provides access to critical interpretations of the Bard’s greatest works, along with plot summaries and character profiles that help further decode these dramatic masterpieces.

Small Business Reference Center offers full-text ebooks and other tools to address many small business topics.  Here you’ll find business videos, a help and advice section, and details on how to create business plans.

Something About the Author is an outstanding series that spotlights specific authors and illustrators creating books for young people.

Spotify provides a space where our librarians can build music playlists for you to enjoy. Check out our profile for an ever-growing variety of collections!

TOPICsearch contains full text for over 105,000 articles from 1,622 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, magazine articles, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

Tutor.com provides free one-to-one tutoring, homework help, and professional development sessions for Orem Public Library card holders.

Universal Class is a continuing education program with over 500 courses in topics ranging from entrepreneurship to hobbies and crafts. (Alternatively, you can access this database through the “Extras” Section on the Libby app (or visit libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge browser.)

Utah Newspapers is a digital newspaper service provided by the Utah Press Association, offering access to all of Utah’s newspapers in a fully-searchable PDF that can be downloaded and/or printed. Newspapers are unavailable for the first two weeks after publication.

Utah’s Online Public Library is a virtual library created by the Utah State Library Division in cooperation with Utah’s public libraries. This resource is aimed at all Utah residents and serves Utah’s public schools and academic institutions, as well as patrons of public libraries.

Vocational & Career Collection provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.

Yearbooks Online includes books from Orem schools as far back as Spencer School, Lincoln Junior High School, and Lincoln High School. Current yearbooks are on a five-year delay from their publication date. Funds for this project have been provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act and are administered by the Utah State Library Division.

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