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Reference USA

Contains directory information on businesses and households in the United States and Canada, as well as physicians and dentists. Includes jobs and internships.  This database has many of the same functions as  AtoZdatabases, our other directory database. Try them both, then help us decide which one is better by  taking a short survey.

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http://ref.ualibrary.org/login?url=http://www.referenceusa.com

Reference eBooks

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Did you know you don’t always have to go to the library to look up reliable and authoritative information in reference books?

Whether you are working on a school project or research paper, have a bet with a friend over a fact, or just want to satisfy your curiosity about a topic, UAPL card holders can get online access to  a variety of encyclopedia titles covering science, history, business, medicine, culture and much more. You can even use your mobile device when you’re on the go!

An example of just a few titles that are available include:

See a full list of all the reference eBook titles by going to  Gale Virtual Reference Library,  or download the Access My Library app ( iOS | Android) on your mobile device, and choose UAPL as your local library. You can also access individual eBooks through the UAPL Databases page.

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America's Top-Rated Cities

Presents current, comprehensive statistical information and other essential data on the top cities with populations greater than 95,000 that have been cited as the best for business and living in the United States.

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http://ref.ualibrary.org/login?url=http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7C9781619252943&v=2.1&u=colu60512&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w

AtoZdatabases

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Check out one of UAPL’s newest resources, AtoZdatabases. Here are some examples of what you can do with AtoZ: AtoZdatabases logo

  • Find People: Get directory information for a resident in the US, or create mailing lists for things like reunions, block parties, or Christmas cards.
  • Look for a Job: Search for employment opportunities, create lists of businesses that satisfy a criteria, learn about a business before an interview, and more.
  • Do research for your own business: Create mailing lists, find sales leads, perform market research, investigate competition, and more.
  • Locate a doctor or dentist: Find health professionals by specialty, location, state of license and more.

Try it today, then let us know what you think by taking our short survey.

America's Top-Rated Smaller Cities

Presents concise statistical profiles of the top U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 125,000. They are ranked by several variables, including population growth, median income, unemployment rate, and crime rate.

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http://ref.ualibrary.org/login?url=http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7C9781592379811&v=2.1&u=colu60512&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w

Auto Repair Reference Center

Contains repair and recall information, technical service bulletins, drawings, photographs, and diagrams of automobiles from most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. All content is created by ASE certified technicians.

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http://ref.ualibrary.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=AUTOREFCTR

AtoZdatabases

Provides directory information on businesses, households, and healthcare professionals in the United States. Includes a job search, detailed maps, business email addresses, and much more. This database has many of the same functions as ReferenceUSA, our other directory database. Try them both, then help us decide which one is better by taking a short survey.

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http://ref.ualibrary.org/login?url=http://www.atozdatabases.com/

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