Reference Databases

TRL reference databases unlock a world of information from reliable, quality sources. Access full text magazines and newspapers, consumer research, auto repair manuals, and more using any device with an Internet connection.  You will need your library card number and PIN, unless you are in a Timberland Library. Don’t have a library card? Click here to sign up for one today.

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The history and culture of African Americans and the greater Black Diaspora.

Current events in American politics & public policy from grassroots activism to the White House.

Coverage begins with the exploration of the New World by Europeans to the present.

The histories and contemporary cultures of the indigenous peoples of the United States.

Accelerated Reader book searches by author, readability level, point value, and topic.

Online encyclopedia for all ages. Choose appropriate age level.

Learn to code by solving puzzles and creating games.

Consumer Reports magazine website with professional and user ratings.

Peoples, lands, customs and lifestyles from around the world.

Daily life for ordinary people in different cultures throughout history. 

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Reference eBooks on American history, culture, health, nations, states, law and more. (Tutorial)

A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day.

Controversial topics with pro & con essays, images & video files & primary documents.

The history and culture of Latinos in the United States.

Test preparation guides and practice tests including the GED.

Learn software, technology, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. **Please note that if you change your library card number you will lose access to your saved playlists and certificates under your previous library card account.**

US news & local newspapers: Chinook Observer, Chronicle, Daily World, Olympian & Vidette.

Readers' advisor covering fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages. Includes book club discussion guides. ()

Guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words.

American and world popular culture, past and present.

A fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more.

Magazine and newspaper articles, books, photographs and maps. (Tutorial)

Critical inquiry into the world of poetry, prose, and drama.

Diverse mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.

Science experiments, biographies, illustrations and more.

Articles on reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health, and technology.

Biographies, essays, critical analyses, and magazine and newspaper articles.

Career Information & National Schools & Scholarship Center

The military conflicts that have defined our world from its beginning to today.

The geographical, political, social, economic, and cultural forces important in our world.

Global coverage of the ancient world through the year 1500 CE.

Worldwide events from 1500 CE to the present. Includes photographs, speeches and videos.

Religions from around the globe, from prehistory to the present.

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