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NoveList Databases - New Resources for Reading Recommendations

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Wondering what to read next? NoveList Plus has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction. Find just the right books with read-alike and listen-alike recommendations, series information, hundreds of reading lists, and more.

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NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents and teachers can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

TexShare Databases

TexShare LogoDiscover numerous databases that cover various subjects and information needs for all ages, such as health, business, genealogy, jobs, career development, academic journals and popular magazines. For login and password contact your local library.

Resume Writing and Career Development - The TexShare collection includes Job & Career Accelerator from LearningExpress Library. Explore careers, search for jobs, create resumes and cover letters, prep for interviews, and more online. To access this resource, open the TexShare Databases list, enter the login and password from the Library, and select Job & Career Accelerator under the Career Development and Online Learning heading.

Visit the TexShare program website to find other libraries that participate in the TexShare program, as well as their policies.

Note: Some databases have been dropped because funding from the Texas State Legislature was decreased.

ProQuest Databases
  • To access the ProQuest databases from a library computer click here.
  • To access the ProQuest databases from your home computer click here and enter HPL then your library card number (ex. HPL123).

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Concise, reliable, and up-to-date country, state and Canadian province reports. Individual reports covering 200+ countries, all 50 United States, and the Canadian provinces, are written and reviewed by in-country experts.

eLibrary LogoStart your research with more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts—plus over 7 million maps, photographs, infographics, educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, and top-quality multimedia (audio/video) clips. Designed for users ranging from middle-school to introductory college.

SIRS Discoverer Logo.jpgA multidisciplinary database for elementary and middle school age children covering current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology. The resource includes 9,000 integrated educational weblinks, and reference materials such as the Compton’s by Britannica encyclopedia and DK Eyewitness books.

Mango Languages
Mango Languages LogoLibrary cardholders can use Mango Languages and learn to speak new languages with over 60 foreign language courses featuring native speakers, over 17 English as a Second Language/English Language Learners courses, and mobile apps with self-paced lessons that are available anytime-anywhere. Use your library card number to set up an account.