Arden G. Hill Memorial Library


The library’s catalog

The library’s catalog!

You can access the library catalog at Catalog »


Free E-books!

Free E-books!

Check out the e-book databases: EBSCO eBooks, MyiLibrary, One Click Digital, Safari Books and TumbleBooks Cloud for kids & teens. There are also a variety of eAudiobook databases: AudioCloud, EBSCO eAudio and TumbleBooks for beginner readers.

There are more than 100 online resources FREE to you. We have dozens of educational databases including Gale Resources for students, along with the DoD Peterson’s Education Center for practice tests, scholarship and college information and the new COMEX Streaming Video CLEP study guides. Other databases available: Morning Star Investment, National Geographic Online, EBSCO Auto & Small Engine Repair and more.

Ask any library staff member how to go electronic today! Get the usernames and passwords at the library, then click on the catalog link above to connect. For more information or assistance with any online service, please call the base library at 731-4738.


USAF eLIBRARY ONLINE RESOURCES

USAF eLIBRARY ONLINE RESOURCES

eLibrary Brochure »




COMEX Videos COMEX Videos

E-Readers

NEW! The Library now has 4 E-Readers loaded with all 57 study guides for CLEP and Dantes, for check-out. Airmen deployed to the missile field will have priority for checking out. For more details on this new service, please stop by the Library.


Databases of the Month:

Transparent Language

Transparent Language Online

Are you PCSing, deploying to a different country, wanting to learn a new language or brush up on an old one? Combining top-of-the-line courses with lots of great supplemental resources for over 80 languages is available on Transparent Language Online. Research-based and experience-driven, Transparent Language Online provides an effective, fun, and engaging experience for language learners of all levels.
To sign up for Transparent Language you must do it in person at the Base Library, but then you can learn the language from anywhere.
Even on your mobile device.

Accounts are available to active duty and retired, spouses and dependent children with an email account.


EBSCO

EBSCO

EBSCO (Auto and Small Engine Reference Center and Maintenance databases)
The EBSCO Auto Repair database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians. The content and features include coverage of more than 37,000 vehicles from 1954 to present, millions of drawings and step-by-step photographs, approximately 110,000 technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer and more!
EBSCO Small Engine Repair is the definitive online tool for small engine repair assistance. Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, this database provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly gain the information they need.
Also, try the do-it-yourself auto repair with online manuals from Gale’s Chilton Automotive! Receive accurate, complete and detailed repair information on your car, truck, van or SUV from the name you trust – Chilton. Professional technicians use it; now you can too! Tune up your patron’s auto repair know-how!

Available here »


Overdrive

Overdrive

Overdrive is your E-Lending Library available 24/7 and 365 days a year! Download E-books, E-audio books, music and video to your personal electronic device (Kindle, Nook, Smartphone, iPad, iPod, MP-3 player and more.) Stop by the library for assistance or access information. Access it on the AF Portal, MilitaryOneSource, the Library Catalog », or Here »

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks offers world class educational videos from National Geographic, combined with lesson plans and online quizzes. TumbleBooks’ one-of-a-kind read-along format combines the flexibility of an eBook with full-length, professional narration and highlighted text so kids can follow along. Search an online collection of eBooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos and audio books! All books are available with unlimited access, all the time, from any device with an internet connection.

* Also for children: TumbleBook for Beginning Readers Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleReadables is a collection of read-along titles for elementary, middle school and high school students.


NOVEList Plus

NOVEList Plus

NOVEList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

Available here »


MyiLibrary and Safari Books

MyiLibrary

Safari Books

MyiLibrary offers access to a wide range of industry-leading electronic research, reference and reading materials. This unique platform offers organizations the ability to acquire and access digital content on an individual title, publisher-specific or subject collection basis. With 600,000 titles and counting, covering all major disciplines and subject, MyiLibrary is the most comprehensive online e-content platform on the market.

Safari Books offers endless learning opportunities with unlimited online access to the world’s largest technical, business and design library. Explore a variety of topics, including product management, website programming, game development, finance and more!


EBSCO’s Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

EBSCO’s Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

The first complete collection of information covering virtually every hobby and leisure activity, including hundreds of full-text magazines and books! Topics include airplanes, astronomy, bird watching, doll making, fantasy sports, juggling and so much more. The Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center offers articles, video tutorials and more on over 140 topics. Visit the library to request access to this brand new resource.

Available here »


Zinio

Zinio

The Air Force Zinio Program is more than just another mobile reading application. It is your access to more than 650 on-line FREE magazines you love, delivering the exact same material you get in print, plus exclusive features like video, audio and live links, on your iPad, iPhone, desktop and laptop.

There is a special code to sign up. You must to stop in at the Library and get the magic word if you want the FREE magazines. You can get magazines like Aviation Week & Space Technology, Airman Magazine, Eating Well, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Popular Mechanics, Prevention, Road & Track, Field & Stream, Martha Stewart Living, Seventeen, Food Network Magazine, and many more, free!

In addition, Zinio has access to hundreds of on-line subscriptions, and single issue magazines at a low cost to you.


AudioBookCloud

AudioBookCloud

AudioBookCloud is an online collection of audio books for adults, teens and children *. You can choose from many different categories that include fiction, non-fiction, classics and even Spanish language audio books. You can access AudioBookCloud here » OR through the Military OneSource.
NO COST TO YOU!


COMEX Videos

COMEX Streaming Videos for CLEP and Dantes study

Use the CLEP exams to further your educational goals! You can now stream review lessons to phones, tablets and computers. Stop by the library for login information to the site. Exam topics include algebra, government, literature, biology, business, chemistry, vocabulary, social sciences, history and more!


Mango Online

Mango Languages

MANGO is BACK! With 12 languages: Latin American Spanish, Italian, German, Tagalog, Castilian Spanish, Russian, French, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Hawaiian, and Latin.
Mango Languages is an online interactive language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for a variety of popular languages. The engaging interactive lessons are not only fun, they are designed to increase your ability to use the language skills you develop. Use Mango along with other language learning programs to increase your learning capabilities.

Click here for Mango Online »

Stop by the Library for the access and password information. No cost to you!


Peterson’s DoD MWR Library

Peterson’s DoD MWR Library Education Center and OASC

• Studying for a CLEP or Dantes test, ASVAB or AFOQT? This website has study guides and practice tests for these popular tests.
• Look for a school that offers the degree you want to study
• Look for a scholarship or financial aid
• Learn to write an application essay
• Get career advice
• Get help for taking tests, learn math and verbal skills or get information by checking out the Online Academic Skills Course (OASC)
Stop by the Library for the access and password information. No cost to you!

Available here »


OneClickdigital

OneClickdigital

OneClickdigital from Recorded Books provides access to downloadable MP3 and WMA audiobook-all iPod compatible. OneClickdigital has the largest collection of digital audiobooks, including exclusive content from Recorded Books, as well as titles from all major publishers.
• Thousands of multi-access titles
• Highest quality audio files
• Exclusive releases
Stop by the Library for the access and password information. No cost to you!

Available here »


Military OneSource

DoD MWR Library Resources - Military OneSource

Almost 3 dozen online resources are available on Military OneSource-DoD MWR Library Resources.
To access online resources:

• Go to www.militaryonesource.com »
• Create your own account
• Under the side menu bar: Quick Links
• Select “DoD/MWR Library Resources”
• Select the Resource’s icon you would like to access
• No password should be required
• Each library online resource may require a one-time registration


Universal Class

Universal Class

Take up to 5 non-credit continuing education classes at one time with six months to complete each course. Choose from over 500 online courses offered with live instructors in subjects including computer programs, arts & crafts, real estate, homeschooling, science, test preparation and more. Course list also includes subjects that will help you prep for CLEP, Dantes, and other educational tests.
These non-credit courses are provided for your personal enrichment. These courses are not intended to be a substitute for any state, government, licensing or educational requirements. Universal Class is a product of RBDigital. Check at the library for further information and access information.

Available here »


Gale/Cengage

Gale/Cengage

“Libraries have gone Electronic, Get Access through your Base Library”
Gale Online Reference Resources is an online collection of journals, periodicals, magazines, books, digital, audio and video clips available through your base library.
It also includes research and College level journals and references, homework help, “Opposing Viewpoints” to win any argument and general research tools for middle and high school students.
There is even information and colorful visuals for elementary students.
There are also hundreds of health related periodicals so you can take good care of yourself.

Available here » (click on the GALE tab on the left)


For more information or assistance with any online service, please call the base library at 731-4738.


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