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Did you know it’s time to sign up for health coverage for 2019? If you need health insurance, you can now enroll at HealthCare.Gov. But hurry, the deadline to enroll in a plan is December 15th- so don’t delay! The FAULKNER COUNTY LIBRARY is here to help answer your questions.


There’s a lot of confusion about the state of the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare), but the truth is the ACA is still the law of the land, and comprehensive health coverage including key consumer protections like no discrimination against people with pre-existing health conditions, is still available to consumers who need to get covered. 


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Most marketplace shoppers will qualify for financial help to lower their costs, too. In fact, 85 percent of current enrollees receive a tax credit to help lower their monthly premiums, and most pay less than $100/month for their plan. 


And this year, there are new plans available at new prices. Even if you’ve looked before, it’s important to check out your options - coverage might be more affordable than you think. 


Already covered? Then help us spread the word about open enrollment and make sure your friends and family #getcovered too. There is far less support for outreach and advertising this year, so it’s up to all of us to get the word out. Ask your friends if they’re covered, post on social media, and remind everyone that December 15this the final deadline to sign up for coverage in 2019. Head to the library today! 

Currenlty available at the Conway & Vilonia Location. Early Learning Academy’s award-winning curriculum is guided and designed by a highly experienced team of educators and other learning experts who have comprehensive knowledge of research-based principles of effective education for children. ABCmouse has become a highly valued supplemental resource that assists teachers by supporting the achievement of widely accepted standards for young learners.

Information on company research (profiles / annual reports); market research (industry, market& commodity reports), current business & economic conditions as well as identifying management techniques & corporate strategies

The premier resource for students and researchers at the university level with comprehensive reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search. (Optimized for tablets)

Information on  accounting policies and standards, state and national tax legislation, corporate and individual taxation, compensation and pension plans, and corporate financial management, as well as profiles of accounting firms, CPAs, and management consulting firms.

Literature citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture. (AGRICultural OnLine Access)

A Canadian focus on current events, business, education, science and medicine, arts, law, academia, and lifestyles.

Canadian newspaper coverage from Prince Edward Island to Yukon Territory.

Research on accounting, auto mechanics, building trades, computing science, graphic design, healthcare, photography, sales and retail & more in the Vo/Tech curriculum for both students and instructors.    

This is a single source/single search resource for librarians, teachers, parents and students from PreK through grade 12 and for Children’s Literature classes at the academic level. Users have access to over 2.5 million titles, non‐fiction & fiction for PreK-12 grades with 42 quality professional review sources.

Primary source material cultural & statistical country reports, covering the world, states & Canadian provinces and includes unique information in Native recipes, interviews, photos and videos.

An online resource for preschoolers and children in the early elementary grades that includes three interactive learning environments. Trek's Travels offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more. Welcome to Reading provides leveled readers to develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills. The Lexile Framework® for Reading ensures that early readers use text at their level. Know It offers a richly visual first encyclopedia that will captivate early learners with non-fiction topics of interest and importance to them.

General K-6 reference collections of periodical and digital media content, covering a wide range of subjects including business, education, general interest, health, language arts, sciences, social sciences, and many other curriculum-specific subject areas.

General reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as two distinct subject-based collections: ProQuest® Learning: Literature and History Study Center™.This collection of periodical and digital media content, covering a wide range of subjects including business, education, general interest, health, language arts, sciences, social sciences, and many other curriculum-specific subject areas.

Supports the study of earth, life, physical, medical, and applied sciences providing resources K-12 and up in magazines and journals, newspapers, TV and radio transcripts, reference books, websites, images, and streaming audio/video.

World Book's content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish for young learners.

Provides access to education literature and resources, providing access to journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index  1.4 million + records and links to more than 337,000 full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.

Bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses.

Combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content.

Provides easy access to the most thorough and up-to-date business information available, including company overview, company history, officers and board members, competitors, products and operations, auditors, rankings, related industry information, & historical financials.

One resource to access materials to help with basic skills, computer applications, test preparation and more in adult learning center; career center; college preparation center; college center; computer skills center; high school equivalency center; Recursos para Hispanohablantes (Spanish Center); School Center (gr. 4 & up)  

Notes: For best results, access through Chrome or Firefox
This is an interactive platform; each person will create their own log-in.

An international abstracting and indexing tool designed for library professionals and other information specialists.

Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more from the National Library of Medicine.

Comes primarily from Health & Medical Complete. which includes Nursing/Allied Health.

Created by Oxford Analytica, this powerful multi-disciplinary database helps students research and analyze the impact of probable developments on the business climate. 

Definitive database of pharmacological news, research, and regulatory information, covering specialized publications in the pharmaceutical, health care, biotechnology, and medical device industries.

A groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research.

Covers Asian (Eastern Hemisphere) business and financial information from key international publications including Far Eastern Economic Review, Asiaweek, and many more.

Essential banking industry publications providing information about the financial services industry, banking, and industry trends.

Wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.

Full text research on subjects such as database design, software development, web commerce, LANs, WANs, Intranets, and the Internet.

Comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.

Access to over 1,090 top educational publications, including more than 800 of the titles in full text.

Designed for entrepreneurs wanting quick access to the latest information on business topics, quick links to the most highly sought information, and recommendations from experts in Editor's Picks.

This collection will help students, faculty and researchers identify and analyze environmental problems both natural and human-made, evaluate the relative risks associated with these problems, and help to examine alternative solutions for resolving and/or preventing them.

Comprehensive information on European business, economics, politics, and culture.

Covers subjects of value in the public library context – from sports injuries to women’s health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry.

Provides information on  all major clinical and healthcare disciplines, including medical sciences, immunology, pharmacology, nursing, physical fitness and hygiene, surgery, and others.

Provides reliable and relevant resources for researchers studying the field of health administration.

Comprehensive collection of material on military subjects such as defense, aeronautics and space flight, civil engineering, political science, and more.

Full text access to over 1,300 newspapers, news websites and blogs from leading publishers throughout the world.

Provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more, as well as meeting the needs of researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions.

Full text of leading political science and international relations journals. This collection provides full text coverage of many core titles included in Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.

Full text coverage from top psychology and related publications, this database meets the needs of both students and mental health professionals.

Comprehensive collection of journals covering religious issues and perspectives, including religious news and information, commentary on topics of general interest from the perspective of a particular religion, and formal theological studies. 

Developed to help students do more effective research and assist educators in teaching the basics for information literacy core principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

A mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and other timely sources across the top 150 subject areas, including the arts, business, education, engineering and technology, health and medical, history, law, literature and languages, multicultural themes, psychology, natural sciences, social sciences, and women’s studies.

Full text and images for the leading periodicals in science and technology, covering   computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, transportation and more.

Covering various aspects of economics, politics and society.  

Full text results from of leading sociology journals as well as full text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts.

Full text of top telecommunications industry publications.

Primary source material cultural & statistical country reports, covering the world, states & Canadian provinces and includes unique information in Native recipes, interviews, photos and videos.

Pronunciator provides both guided and self‐directed instructions for 80 foreign languages, and ESL
for 50 non‐English languages, along with a Course Designer which allows for the creation and    
deployment of custom courses by educators.

A cross-disciplinary research tool with 30 databases that can be searched together or individually.

This is a temporary link until the new ProQuest eBook Central platform is ready in 2016.

The collections are below are incorporated in the current collection.

ebrary Central  (ebooks) College Complete
37,000 high quality titles from renowned publishers and University Presses  including Amacom, Oxford University Press, Wiley, World Bank Publications and others, covering the entire cross-disciplinary college curriculum.

ProQuest ebrary Central  (ebooks) Public Library Complete
Diverse 31,000 titles non-fiction ebook collection that helps augment public library collection.     

ProQuest ebrary Central  (ebooks) Schools and Educators Complete
A collection of over 11,000 titles with a wealth of information in professional development and training resources.

Developed to help students do more effective research and assist educators in teaching the basics for information literacy core principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

Background and analysis on 350+ leading issues, providing pros and cons on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues.

Market reports across 43 industries in 40 countries, spanning the UK, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, and Latin America.

A reference tool for 8th grade and up that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.

A single link that goes to all 11 Traveler World Book databases.

Reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties, with content and tools specifically developed for these students.

A collection of 25 classics and an additional 25 proprietary World Book non-fiction titles.  Desktop computer and tablet users may access the site via browser or checkout for offline.  Simultaneous checkout has eBooks available for an unlimited number of users.

A general reference website developed especially for young students with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, including an atlas, interactive maps, flags, and over 200 games and activities.

 A research tool  tailored for students in elementary & middle schools with over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, 10,000 + biographies, multimedia, videos, animations and student activities.

 A resource for accessing or creating timelines for projects in the arts, literature, notable people, science & technology, world history, geography and more. Users can select a built timeline and make changes or create new timelines then images and videos.