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Library Databases are resources purchased for our community to access. The links below will lead you to research materials on a wide variety of topics.  For access to  resources which are available from your home or office, stop by the library for access instructions, logins, and passwords.

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ArtistWorks for Libraries provides world-class instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals, offering users everything they need for musical and artistic instruction, from introduction to advanced performance. When logging in, please validate your library card number by typing "enid" prior to your library card.  for example, if your library card number is 999999, then you would type "enid999999". 

  • Beginner to advanced music instruction for the most popular string and band instruments
  • Professional musicians provide instruction
  • Art and voice classes also included
  • Video based with bookmarking features
  • On-the-go learning
    • Remote access for 24/7 availability
    • Browser enabled for desktop and mobile devices

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LawDepot for Libraries allows you to create, save and print customized legal documents for all states and includes wills, leases, separation and power of attorney documents to name a few. Users choose a form, fill out the vital information only once – the database builds the form using the info the user provides – and walk away with a completed document.

Whether you are interested in protecting your estate, managing a rental property, setting up a business or any other situation requiring legal forms, LawDepot’s extensive library of documents and legal resources are able to assist you with your legal needs.

When logging in, please validate your library card number by typing "enid" prior to your library card.  for example, if your library card number is 999999, then you would type "enid999999". 

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EBSCOhost, BrainFuse, and Britannica School are a part of Digital Prairie, a production of the Oklahoma Library Technology Network, and funded with state and federal funds by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

EBSCOhost: Magazine and journal databases, including resources for the general public, academics, children, medical professionals, and educators.

Britannica School Edition ELEMENTARY and Britannica School Edition MIDDLE SCHOOLare research tools for elementary and middle school students. Includes pictures, maps, country facts, biographies, current events, and more.  Includes access to a Spanish language version Britannica Escolar Online and a special area for K-2 students called Britannica Learning Zone.

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Chilton Library offers step-by-step instructions, photos, diagrams, and much more for automobile repair and maintenance. It is simple enough for the do-it-yourself mechanic, but comprehensive enough for professional technicians. This resource contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. It also includes repair information for most vintage makes, starting as early as 1940.

Chilton’s car manuals can be accessed from library, home, garage or anywhere you have Internet access.

Chilton Library provides:
•Diagnostics designed by instructors
•Proprietary Delmar Content (Content used to teach Auto Repair in Vo-tech/Tech Colleges and utilized in ChiltonPro)
•Step-by-step repair procedures
•Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules
•Coverage dating back to 1940 (covering 15 makes and over 50 models)
•Wiring diagrams, videos, photographs, and images for additional clarity
•Recall information, searchable ‘trouble codes’ (error codes given by car computers), maintenance schedules, etc.

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 The Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC) is a comprehensive resource designed to help students — in high school, graduate school, and specialty school and beyond — make their future education decisions easier. TERC is loaded with information on colleges, technical schools, practice entrance exams, and certification and professional license exams that show students what to expect and how to prepare for — and excel at — the next level. Plus, the resume Builder and Virtual career library make TERC perfect for job seekers by providing specific examples and tips for the job search.

Users will find high-school test prep for GED, AP, ISEE, COOP, SSAT and more. Those aiming toward college can find tests geared to CLEP, FCAT, SAT, ACT, PSAT, TAKS and more. Graduate school preps include GRE, LSAT, MCAT and MAT. Career-oriented test prep includes online practice tests for information technology, law programs, nursing programs, Air Force officer qualifying, military flight aptitude, and civil service and licensure exams. There are even international tests covering TOEFL, TOEIC and U.S. citizenship.

Gain free access with your EPL card to:

  • Over 300 practice tests and courses
  • Dozens of eBooks containing valuable study material and practice tests
  • Information on over 4,000 accredited schools
  • Scholarship search featuring $8 billion in available scholarships
  • Resume builder with over 1,000 brainstorming phrases to get you started
  • Career modules covering subjects from career change to salary negotiations

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 Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.  

Combining robust courses, supplemental vocabulary, extensive grammar resources, and mobile apps, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. With over 95 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of 26 languages, there is something for every learner. Best of all, with enhanced support for Android ™ tablets and iPads, learners can enjoy the freedom to learn at home, in the library, or on the go. When logging in, please validate your library card number by typing "enid" prior to your library card.  for example, if your library card number is 999999, then you would type "enid999999". 

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Universal Class

Learn Something New Today!!
Access Universal Class by registering your library card using "ENID" in addition to your member number. For example, to register library card number 222222, you would enter "ENID222222".

Over 500 online non-credit Continuing Education Courses
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Quick Facts


You are welcome to enroll in up to 5 courses.

You have up to 6 months to finish each course.

You have access to your course 24/7 via the Internet.

Attend class and do assignments on your schedule. Each course has a real instructor who you may communicate with using email.

These are non-credit courses and are provided for your personal enrichment. These courses are not intended to be a substitute for any state, government, licensing, or educational requirements.

Ed 2 Go 

The ed2go network consists of more than 2,100 top colleges, universities, and other organizations. We offer you hundreds of engaging online courses, covering every topic from Accounting to Web Design. Each course comes equipped with a patient and caring instructor, lively discussions with your fellow students, and plenty of practical information that you can put to immediate use. Our instructors include some of the most well-known and trusted names in online education, and our dedication to customer service is second to none.

You can take all of our courses from the comfort of your home or office at the times that are most convenient to you. A new session of each course starts monthly. All courses run for six weeks and are composed of 12 lessons, representing 24 hours of instruction. You can ask questions and give or receive advice at any time during the course. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to download a certificate of completion.

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MORE RESOURCES

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NewsBank's America's News offers unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.  You can search the whole database, or use shortcuts to search the Enid News & Eagle, Oklahoma Newspapers, or America's News Magazines.  For remote access, use the word "enid" and your 6 digit library barcode with no spaces.

Zinio offers full digital copies of your favorite magazines! You see the exact same material you get in print‚ plus some issues include features like video, audio and live links. Zinio allows you to download the magazines to your computer, tablet or mobile device! Magazine issues are not checked out so they're always available any time.  Access Zinio by registering your library card using "ENID" in addition to your member number.  For example, to register library card number 222222, you would enter "ENID222222".

OK Virtual Library is your access to downloadable audiobooks and e-books. There are lots of compatible devices, FAQs, and My Help! which will help you figure out how to use your e-reader, MP3 player, smart phone, or tablet device with this service, including the Amazon Kindle. In cooperation with other Oklahoma public libraries, there are thousands of titles to choose from.

Oklahoma Periodicals Index: Searchable list of Oklahoma magazine articles, including The Chronicles of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Today, Outdoor Oklahoma, and Persimmon Hill.

Encyclopedia.com: Search multiple encyclopedias and dictionaries at the same time.

Ancestry.com is a site dedicated to family history. It’s a place to learn about family members from historical records collections and other resources. IN-LIBRARY Access Only.

HeritageQuestOnline: Search for family history in the U.S. Census (1790-1930), genealogy books, PERSI, Revolutionary War records, and the Freedman’s Bank. For remote access, use the word "enid" and your 6 digit library barcode with no spaces. [Remote Access]

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NewsBank's America's GenealogyBank Quickly find your ancestors in over 300 years of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and government reports. Search over 1,000 newspapers; the American State Papers; US Congressional Serial Set and more. Find obituaries, birth & marriage notices, pension records, etc., and the Social Security Death Index. For remote access, use the word "enid" and your 6 digit library barcode with no spaces.
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Foundation CenterGrant Seeking/Funding Research: We offer core Foundation Center databases, directories, and other publication, as well as fundraising research guidance, funding-related technical assistance, workshops, and programs for local nonprofits.  The databases may ONLY be accessed at the library itself.

Foundation Directory Online Power Search: This fully searchable database includes detailed profiles of all active U.S. foundations, as well as an extensive file of recent grants awarded by the nation's top funders. IN-LIBRARY Access Only.

Grants to Individuals Online: A one-of-a-kind Foundation Center database of more than 6,500 foundation and public charity programs that provide support for students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. IN-LIBRARY Access Only.

Philanthropy In/Sight: An interactive online mapping tool of grantmakers and grant recipients. (IN LIBRARY Access Only).


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