E-Resources by Topic

    Browse our e-Resources that are available to our patrons below. Some resources can only be used in the library, with a library card, or by Yakima residents (as indicated).

    Book Recommendations and Literature

    Book Index With Reviews

    Whether you need a bibliographic database for collection development or are looking for an...

    Gale Literature: LitFinder

    Access literary works and authors throughout history, including full-text poems, plays, short stories, speeches,...

    Novelist Plus

    Looking for something good to read? Find a new favorite author. Contains fiction and...

    Novelist Plus K-8 Plus

    If you are in elementary or middle school and are looking for new books...

    Business, Grants, and Fundraising

    AtoZdatabases

    AtoZdatabases is a directory and marketing database that includes 30 million businesses and 220...

    AtoZdatabases (Español)

    AtoZdatabases es un directorio y una base de datos de marketing que incluye 30...

    Business Insights: Global

    Compare global economies, countries, and industries with in-depth analysis on over 400,000 companies. Click...

    Foundation Directory Online

    Updated weekly, this research tool provides access to essential facts on grantmakers and their...

    Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

    Foundation Center’s premier funding research tool for finding foundations that provide financial support for...

    Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

    Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans,...

    Gale OneFile: Business

    Understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through leading business and trade publications....

    Gale OneFile: Economics and Theory

    Discover content useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends,...

    Gale OneFile: Entrepreneurship

    Analyze business insights, tips, strategies, and success stories. Updated daily. Best for business schools...

    Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism

    Discover well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the...

    Gale OneFile: Insurance and Liability

    Discover information about physical and intellectual asset protection, from individuals to multinational corporations. Click...

    Gale OneFile: Leadership and Management

    Search authoritative periodical content covering topics like organizational dynamics, adult learning, and more. Updated...

    LinkedIn Learning

    LinkedIn Learning is an online learning platform that helps users gain the knowledge and...

    Morningstar Investment Research Center

    Information and advice on stocks, mutual funds and ETFs for the investor.  If you...

    Small Business Reference Center

    This database offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject...

    Career, College, and Test Prep

    Academic Search Complete

    Designed for academic institutions, this database provides complete coverage of multidisciplinary academic journals. The...

    Book Index With Reviews

    Whether you need a bibliographic database for collection development or are looking for an...

    Brainfuse HelpNow

    Brainfuse HelpNow is a unique tutoring and study suite designed for patrons of all...

    Gale In Context: College

    Gale In Context: College is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information...

    Gale OneFile: Educator’s Reference Complete

    Gain insight on issues in administration, funding, and policy. Best for educators, administrators, and...

    Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers

    Research a vocation, find an appropriate institution of learning, and get assistance on job...

    Learning Express

    Interactive test preparation guides for the GED, U.S. Citizenship, ASVAB, GRE, SAT and more...

    LearningExpress Recursos

    Aquí encontrará las herramientas de aprendizaje necesarias para mejorar sus habilidades escritas, orales y...

    LinkedIn Learning

    LinkedIn Learning is an online learning platform that helps users gain the knowledge and...

    Cars and Car Repair

    Chilton Library

    Repair information for domestic and import vehicles. Updated monthly. Includes wiring diagrams. Click here...

    Driving-tests.org

    Prepare for the Washington State DMV knowledge exam. Unlimited access to official state driver’s...

    exámenes de conducción

    La intención de esta prueba de práctica de elección múltiple consiste en simular la...

    Consumer Reports

    Consumer Reports

    Published monthly by Consumers Union since 1936, Consumer Report publishes reviews and comparisons of...

    Crafts and Hobbies

    AtoZ Food America

    The world’s largest database of American food, culture, and recipes.  With thousands of recipes,...

    Creativebug

    Creativebug believes everyone has a creative side! As a Yakima Valley Libraries card holder...

    Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts

    Find a variety of information from major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as...

    Gale OneFile: Fine Arts

    Search millions of articles about drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. Diverse resource for...

    Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture

    Find millions of articles on the practical and scientific aspects of horticulture studies. For...

    Gale OneFile: Home Improvement

    Search home improvement topics such as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements,...

    LinkedIn Learning

    LinkedIn Learning is an online learning platform that helps users gain the knowledge and...

    Current Events and Issues

    Flipster

    Access leading digital magazines on your mobile device with Flipster. Click here to access...

    Gale In Context: Global Issues

    Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia...

    Gale OneFile: Contemporary Women’s Issues

    Find timely and historically relevant content on issues that influence women’s lives across the...

    Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies

    Access a range of periodical content to explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in...

    Gale OneFile: Environmental Studies and Policy

    Investigate environmental issues with diverse perspectives from the scientific community, policymakers, and corporate interests....

    Gale OneFile: Gender Studies

    Discover balanced coverage of topics related to gender studies, family and marital issues, and...

    Gale OneFile: Military and Intelligence

    Search scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of past and present military...

    Gale OneFile: News

    Access major U.S. and international newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline,...

    Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies

    Access scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. Click...

    Gale OneFile: War and Terrorism

    Gain valuable insight into conflicts and their causes, impact, and perception on a global...

    Encyclopedia/General Research

    Academic Search Complete

    Designed for academic institutions, this database provides complete coverage of multidisciplinary academic journals. The...

    Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna

    Britannica Moderna es el portal confiable y actualizado que le brinda una gran variedad...

    Britannica Escolar Online

    Enriquezca el aprendizaje de los estudiantes de la primaria con el entorno virtual de...

    Britannica Library

    Explore the updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with more than 120,000 articles, biographies,...

    Ebsco Reference Databases

    Magazine, journal and newspaper articles; Informacion en Espanol, Newspaper Source, Novelist : Searchasaurus-Elementary School,...

    Gale Academic OneFile

    Quickly access articles from a database of scholarly journals and other trusted periodicals. Best...

    Gale eBooks

    Explore this database of encyclopedias and reference sources within the Gale eBooks platform. For...

    Gale General OneFile

    Access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general...

    Gale In Context: Global Issues

    Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia...

    Gale Resource List

    Search all available Gale resources. Click here to access

    MasterFILE Complete

    MasterFILE Complete offers the largest collection of the most popular full-text magazines, journals, and...

    Español

    AtoZdatabases (Español)

    AtoZdatabases es un directorio y una base de datos de marketing que incluye 30...

    Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna

    Britannica Moderna es el portal confiable y actualizado que le brinda una gran variedad...

    Britannica Escolar Online

    Enriquezca el aprendizaje de los estudiantes de la primaria con el entorno virtual de...

    Gale OneFile: Informe Académico

    Una coleccion de revistas hispanicas con textos completos. haga clic aquí para acceder

    LearningExpress Recursos

    Aquí encontrará las herramientas de aprendizaje necesarias para mejorar sus habilidades escritas, orales y...

    Mango Languages

    Learn foreign languages quickly and easily via Mango Languages‘ online learning courses. Start speaking...

    Genealogy and Local History

    Ancestry Library Edition

    Currently available remotely.  You can search the  federal and state census, church, military, court, land,...

    Yakima Herald Republic

    Search the Yakima Herald Republic from 1997 to date. Full-text articles available for printing....

    Yakima Memory

    Yakima Memory is a digital project that creates digital copies of photographs and documents...

    Health and Medicine

    AtoZ Food America

    The world’s largest database of American food, culture, and recipes.  With thousands of recipes,...

    Gale Health and Wellness

    Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. This comprehensive consumer...

    Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts

    Find a variety of information from major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as...

    Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

    Find up-to-date information on a range of health care topics. Best for students, researchers,...

    Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health

    Research full-text titles cited in CINAHL and other resources to support specialized care, treatment,...

    Gale OneFile: Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

    Access academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and...

    History and Culture

    Ancestry Library Edition

    Currently available remotely.  You can search the  federal and state census, church, military, court, land,...

    AtoZ Food America

    The world’s largest database of American food, culture, and recipes.  With thousands of recipes,...

    Gale In Context: Global Issues

    Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia...

    Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass Media

    Search millions of articles covering all aspects of communications, including advertising, public relations, and...

    Gale OneFile: Contemporary Women’s Issues

    Find timely and historically relevant content on issues that influence women’s lives across the...

    Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies

    Access a range of periodical content to explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in...

    Gale OneFile: Fine Arts

    Search millions of articles about drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. Diverse resource for...

    Gale OneFile: Religion and Philosophy

    Research the impact of religion on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language....

    Gale OneFile: U.S. History

    Search balanced coverage of events in U.S. history. Best for novice historians and academic...

    Gale OneFile: World History

    Access balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in...

    Homework Help

    Brainfuse HelpNow

    Brainfuse HelpNow is a unique tutoring and study suite designed for patrons of all...

    Britannica Library

    Explore the updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica with more than 120,000 articles, biographies,...

    Gale In Context: Elementary

    Introduce elementary students to database searching with resources featuring age-appropriate, curriculum-related content. Click here...

    Gale In Context: High School

    Explore thousands of topics across subjects including literature, science, history, and social issues using...

    Gale In Context: Middle School

    Explore the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, history, literature, and more. Click here...

    Gale OneFile: High School Edition

    Search magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference on a range of topics. Best for middle-...

    Language Learning

    Mango Languages

    Learn foreign languages quickly and easily via Mango Languages‘ online learning courses. Start speaking...

    Legal Resources

    Gale OneFile: Criminal Justice

    Comprehensive periodical content for researchers studying law, law enforcement, forensic science, terrorism, and more....

    Gale OneFile: Insurance and Liability

    Discover information about physical and intellectual asset protection, from individuals to multinational corporations. Click...

    Legal Information Reference Center

    Legal forms for Business, Family, Immigration, Financial, Patent, Real Estate, and Wills Click here...

    WestlawNext

    Available only at the Yakima Central Library.  Using the WestlawNext Patron Access Database from...

    Magazines and Newspapers

    America’s News

    A collection of 44 magazines with news from across the United States. Click here...

    Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines

    Access the most searched magazines across Gale OneFile focusing on current events, sports, science,...

    NewsBank

    NewsBank provides access to full-text articles published in newspapers from around the country including...

    Yakima Herald Republic

    Search the Yakima Herald Republic from 1997 to date. Full-text articles available for printing....

    Online Learning

    Brainfuse HelpNow

    Brainfuse HelpNow is a unique tutoring and study suite designed for patrons of all...

    Learning Express

    Interactive test preparation guides for the GED, U.S. Citizenship, ASVAB, GRE, SAT and more...

    LinkedIn Learning

    LinkedIn Learning is an online learning platform that helps users gain the knowledge and...

    Mango Languages

    Learn foreign languages quickly and easily via Mango Languages‘ online learning courses. Start speaking...

    Science and Agriculture

    Gale OneFile: Agriculture

    Access current and authoritative periodical content covering agriculture and its related fields. Click here...

    Gale OneFile: Computer Science

    Access leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries. Click...

    Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture

    Find millions of articles on the practical and scientific aspects of horticulture studies. For...

    Gale OneFile: Information Science

    Access articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology. Updated daily....

    Gale OneFile: Psychology

    Find authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology. Click here to...

    Gale OneFile: Science

    Access information on the latest developments across a range of scientific disciplines. Updated daily....

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