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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.

Unified search platform for all 12 ABC-Clio databases including: American Government, American History, Health and Wellness Issues, Pop Culture Universe, the African American Experience, the American Indian Experience, the Latino American Experience, United States Geography, World Geography, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras, and World History: The Modern Era.

ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest Central) Provides information on company and market research: company profiles; annual, industry, market & commodity reports. Also includes current business & economic conditions, management techniques & corporate strategies.

Accounting, Tax & Business Collection (ProQuest Central) 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.

A map of Addiction treatment centers and rehab centers located across the United States. Find a location in your area by using the map to scroll to your area.

For more information, call SAMHSA’s National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357). They provide confidential and free treatment referral and information service available in English and Spanish for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

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

AGRICOLALiterature 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).

Agricultural & Environmental Science Database Provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. This database includes specialized, editorially-curated A&I resources covering such topics as the effects of pollution on people and animals and environmental action and policy responses.

Explains the nuanced structure and foundations of U.S. government and connects these concepts to current issues about political processes, constitutional rights, and international relations.

Surveys American history from the Colonial era and American Revolution through to the nation's rise to eminence as a global superpower. Analyzes American political conflict, economic development, and changing culture.

Includes student learning modules related to African American studies; includes biographies, scholarly articles, primary sources, and images. 

Includes student learning modules related to Native American history and culture; includes articles, essays, and primary documents. 

Includes student learning modules related to Latin American studies; includes country profiles, biographies, scholarly articles, primary sources, and images.

Art & Humanities Database (ProQuest Central) Providing online access to 400 contemporary specialist art titles.

Asian & European Business Collection (ProQuest Central) Covers Asian (Eastern Hemisphere) business and financial information from key international publications including Far Eastern Economic Review, Asiaweek, and many more.


Assisted Living Research Institute has compiled a directory of over 20,000 assisted living facilities (ALFs) across the United States, and 95 of these are in Arkansas. The national average is $4,000 a month, while the average in the state of Arkansas is only $3,037.

Australia & New Zealand Database (ProQuest Central) Full-text, academic journals locally published in Australia and New Zealand. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, medical, social sciences, political science, and humanities.

Biology Science Database (ProQuest Central) Wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.

Business Market Research Collection A new database that was part of ABI/Inform and also includes Hoover's, Ox Research Country Reports and the Snapshots Series Industry Reports.

Canadian Business & Current Affairs Database (ProQuest Central) A Canadian focus on current events, business, education, science and medicine, arts, law, academia, and lifestyles.

Canadian Newsstream Complete (ProQuest Central) Canadian newspaper coverage from Prince Edward Island to Yukon Territory.

Career and Technical Education (ProQuest Central) 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.

Computer Science Database (ProQuest Central) Full text research on subjects such as database design, software development, web commerce, LANs, WANs, Intranets, and the Internet.

Consumer Health Database (ProQuest Central) Includes journals and magazines covering an enormous range of health subjects, from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry.

Continental Europe Database (ProQuest Central) Provides access to full-text academic journals locally published in European countries such as France, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, and Portugal.

Criminal Justice Database (ProQuest Central) 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.

CultureGrams Provides access to cultural reports, statistics, and primary source material for countries across the globe, including the United States and Canadian provinces. Includes unique information such as native recipes, interviews, photos and videos. Contains four modules: Kids, Provinces, States and World.

Early World of Learning (World Book) An online resource for preschoolers & children in early elementary that includes videos, games, stories, and activities.

East & South Asia Database (ProQuest Central) Full-text, academic journals locally published in the East and South Asian countries. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, medical, social sciences, political science, and humanities.

East Europe, Central Europe Database (ProQuest Central) Full-text, academic journals locally published in the East and Central Europe region. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, medical, social sciences, political science, and humanities.

eBooks Central Collection from ProQuest providing access to authoritative ebooks from the world's top publishers on a range of subjects: arts, business management, education, general knowledge, health & medicine, history & political science, law, literature & language, religion & philosophy, science & technology, and social science.

Education Database (ProQuest Central) Access to over 1,090 top educational publications, including more than 800 titles in full text.

eLibrary: Academic General reference collection of periodical and digital media content specifically tailored for K-12 schools and libraries of all kinds, covering a variety of subjects including business, education, general interest, health, language arts, sciences, social sciences, and many other curriculum-specific subject areas.

eLibrary: Guided Research Interface Provides access to eLibrary’s periodical and digital media collection through a user interface specifically designed for student researchers.

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

Entrepreneurship Database Designed for entrepreneurs wanting quick access to the latest information on business topics, quick access to useful toolkits, and recommendations from experts in Editor's Picks.

ERIC Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, ERIC provides extensive access to education-related literature, including coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.

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

Global Breaking Newswires (ProQuest Central) Provides timely access to the newswire content from around the globe.

Health and Medical Collection (ProQuest Central) Provides reliable, comprehensive journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration and more.

Includes student learning modules that cover today’s top health-related issues that impact physical and mental well-being.

Healthcare Administration Database (ProQuest Central) Full-text access to journals covering all aspects of health administration, including hospitals, insurance, law, health economics, public health administration and more.

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.

HeritageQuest Online 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.

History Study Center Collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present.

India Database (ProQuest Central) Full-text, academic journals published locally in India. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, medical, social sciences, political science, and humanities.

International Newsstream (ProQuest Central) Provides the most recent news content outside of the US and Canada. Collection includes African Newsstream, Asian Newsstream, Australia & New Zealand Newsstream, European Newsstream, Latin American Newsstream, Middle East Newsstream.

Latin America & Iberian Database (ProQuest Central) Full-text, academic journals locally published in Latin American countries including: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela, Spain and Portugal. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, medical, social sciences, political science, and humanities.

Includes student learning modules that cover important issues in today’s world, such as crime and justice, education, environmental sustainability and other timely cultural and societal topics.

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)  

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Learning: Literature (ProQuest) Students can find author biographies, contemporary criticism, reviews, and multimedia resources from medieval times to the present.

LearningExpress Academic Library Edition (EBSCO) LearningExpress provides a comprehensive selection of interactive educational resources covering core colege-level math, computer, science and English skills. LearningExpress Academic also contains test preparation modules for ACT®, SAT®, GRE®, GMAT®, LSAT®, MCAT®, as well as ACCUPLACER, ASSET, CLEP, and high school equivalency degrees.                LearningExpress Academic also contains the Job & Career Accelerator module, which contains a wide variety of career preparation materials, including field-specific resources on an array of positions including Air Traffic Control, Allied Health and Social Work, Civil Service, Commercial Drivers, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrician and Plumbers, Law Enforcement, Military, Teaching, and many more. *First time users must create a profile in order to use this resource.

LearningExpress Public Library Edition (EBSCO)  LearningExpress provides a comprehensive selection of educational resources—including interactive tutorials, practice exams, flashcards, articles and e-books—for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement. *First time users must create a profile in order to use this resource.

Library & Information Science Abstracts (LISA)  Contains abstracts from over 300 periodicals from around 40 countries and 20 languages, providing comprehensive bibliographic coverage of the scholarly literature related to library science.

Library Science Database (ProQuest Central) Access to over 150 top publications in library and information science. Specifically designed to provide full-text support for core titles included in the Library & Information Science Abstracts database.

Linguistics Database (ProQuest Central) Comprised of index and full-text articles covering all linguistics subject areas, including the Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) and Linguistics Database.

Literature Online (LION) Primary and critical text database for literary research at all levels. The collection includes full text of more than 350,000 works of poetry, drama, and prose stretching back to the 8th century through the present day.

Medical Database Provides access to over 1,400 essential publications in full text covering topics across all areas of the medical sciences. The content is diverse enough to support the needs of medical students, faculty, and clinicians.

MEDLINE Abstracts of authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more from the National Library of Medicine. For full text to materials abstracted in MEDLINE, access the Health and Medical Collection or Nursing & Allied Health databases.

Middle East & Africa Database (ProQuest Central) Full-text, academic journals published in a number of Middle Eastern and African countries. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, medical, social sciences, political science, and humanities.

Military Database (ProQuest Central) Full-text access to a comprehensive collection covering military subjects including defense, aeronautics and space flight, civil engineering, political science, and more.

Nursing & Allied Health Database (ProQuest Central) Provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and more. Suitable for researchers at healthcare facilities in addition to students of nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions.

Public Video Online (ProQuest) Offers over 50,000 streaming videos on History, Science, Engineering, Health, Performing Arts, Religion, and films for research. Institutional access limited to school and public libraries.

Political Science Database (ProQuest Central) Full-text of leading political science and international relations journals. Provides full-text coverage of many core titles from Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.

Includes student learning modules covering history through books, fashion, film, food, music, sports, technology, media, transportation, travel, and more.

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

ProQuest Central A cross-disciplinary research tool with 39 databases that can be searched together or individually.

Psychology Database (ProQuest Central) Full-text coverage from top psychology publications; suitable for both students and mental-health care professionals.

Public Health Database (ProQuest Central) Provides access to core literature in the field of public health, including new and periodical coverage. Includes access to full-text dissertations covering topics such as biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, health services administration, international public health, maternal and child health, and occupational safety and health.

Religion Database (ProQuest Central) Comprehensive collection of journals covering religious issues and perspectives, including news and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspective of a particular religion, and formal theological studies.

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

Research Library (ProQuest Central) A mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and other resources covering 150 subject areas: arts, business, education, engineering and technology, health and medical, history, law, literature and languages, multicultural themes, psychology, natural sciences, social sciences, & women's studies

Learning resource center for school library professionals. Includes self-paced professional learning and curriculum resources to support teaching and professional development. 

Science Database (ProQuest Central) Full text and images for the leading periodicals in science and technology, covering computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, transportation and more.

SIRS Discoverer General reference database for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas and content sets such as reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health, and technology. SIRS Discoverer provides editorially-selected, indexed, and curated materials from over 2,100 newspapers, magazines, and websites offering guided research for young researchers.

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

Social Science Database (ProQuest Central) Full-text access to journals and publications covering sociology, social work, anthropology, politics and related fields.

Sociology Database (ProQuest Central) Full-text coverage of many core titles indexed in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts (SASSA). Includes full-text doctoral dissertations on sociology.

STEM Database (ProQuest Central) Composed of more than 500 full-text scholarly journals and popular science magazines covering research and instruction in earth, life, physical, medical and applied sciences; and technology, engineering, and math.

Telecommunications Database (ProQuest Central) Full text of top telecommunications industry publications. Includes magazines, journals, and newsletters, including graphics and images.

Turkey Database (ProQuest Central) Full-text, academic journals locally published in Turkey. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, medical, social sciences, political science, and humanities.

U.K. & Ireland Database (ProQuest Central) Full-text, academic journals locally published in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. Subjects cover major areas of study: business, science, technology, engineering, social sciences, education, and humanities.

U.S. Newsstream (ProQuest Central) Provides the most recent premium U.S. news content, including archives as far back as the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. For academic and public libraries, US Newsstream offers exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and co-exclusive access (with Factiva) to The Wall Street Journal. US Newsstream also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers, and is cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform

Includes profiles on all 50 U.S. states, providing information on the government, economy, history, and issues of each. 

Resources for Veterans
Transitioning to Civilian Life
Numerous resources are available for veterans and active duty service members struggling with issues associated with their time in the service. From transitional programs to suicide prevention resources.

Each branch of service has its own transitional programs to assist veterans in their path back to civilian life.

Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program
Marine Corp’s Transition Readiness Program
Navy Transition Assistance
Air Force Transition Assistance Program
States and communities all over the United States have programs that help veterans acclimate back into civilian life like Military OneSource, programs led by the VA, and the Department of Labor.

Suicide Prevention
Each branch of service provides programs for service members currently serving and veterans.

Air Force
Coast Guard
National Guard
Veterans and service members currently serving can use National Suicide Prevention Lifelines and VA Resources for suicide prevention.

States and counties across the United States have programs for veterans living in homelessness. There is a VA Resource for homeless veterans and homeless projects like Wounded Warrior Homes. Many communities offer solutions for the nation’s veterans that are living in homelessness in their cities.

Other Resources
There are numerous resources available for our veterans. From support for incarcerated veterans and those living in domestic violence situations. Communities across America have programs and resources for our veterans.


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

World Book Portal to World Book products available through the Traveler program: World Book Advanced, World Book Discover, World Book Early World of Learning, World Book eBook Collection, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, World Book Kids, World Book Student, and World Book Timelines.

World Book Discover Reference resource with content and tools specifically tailored for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties.

World Book eBooks A collection of 25 classic and 25 additional proprietary World Book non-fiction titles. Desktop computer and tablet users may access the site via browser or checkout content for offline use. The checkout function allows an unlimited number of simultaneous users.

World Book Kids General reference tool 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 game and activities.

World Book Student 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.

World Book Timelines 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.

Includes learning modules focused on worldwide geographic, political, social, economic, environmental, and cultural aspects. 

Includes student learning modules covering prehistory through the beginning of the Renaissance, this resource explores ancient civilizations, dynasties, empires, and regions of the ancient and medieval world. 

Includes student learning modules covering the history of the world from 1500 to the present. Includes topics such as the evolution of modern Europe since the Renaissance, developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; the Industrial Revolution, revolutions in France and Latin America, World Wars I and II, growing global powers, and more.