eMaterials: Research & Discovery

With your library card you have the power to map your family tree, make smart purchases, build your own portfolio, find just the right legal form… learn more with the resources below!

Use the tutorials below to learn more about these services available to you with your library card.  Please have your library barcode number (whole number, no spaces), pin number, and valid email address ready.Don’t know your library pin number?  Call the Circulation Desk for assistance at (907) 459-1020.

Ready to get started? Scroll down and learn more about our eMaterials and how to register for your account.

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Ancestry Library Edition*

*In-library use only

Ancestry Library Edition has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other parts of the world.  This powerful resource is available for in-library use only.

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Consumer Reports

Get trusted ratings and reviews for the products and services you use every day – from cars and major appliances to must-have tech gadgets, to home and garden necessities. Non profit and independent, Consumer Reports buys test products and does not accept advertising.

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Gale Legal Forms Library

Gale Legal Forms provides a comprehensive look at various types of legal documents. Users can choose professionally draft specialized documents in many legal subject areas including: bankruptcy, bill of sale, contracts, divorce, employment, incorporate, LLC, landlord/tenant, living wills, name change, power of attorney, real estate, taxes, and last will.

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Novelist is a powerful database designed to help you find your next read.  Search by author, title, series or plot. In addition to the reviews of over 200,000+ fiction titles, you’ll also find lists of award-winning books, discussion guides, and recommended reads.

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Novelist K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

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Value Line

Full-page reports on about 130 stocks, plus analysis on about 6 of the more than 100 industries Value Line tracks. Discussion of the U.S. economy and the stock market, three model portfolios (for aggressive, conservative, and long-term investors) and in-depth analysis of selected stocks.  A wealth of current financial information.

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Morningstar Investment Research Center is a comprehensive financial database for helping indviduals with their investing needs.  Over 41,000 investments, including funds, stocks, and exchange-traded funds, thousands of analyst reports from Morningstar experts, help and educational guides, as well as the Investing Classroom and Tutorial Center for newer investors.

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NOEL WIEN PUBLIC LIBRARY: 1215 Cowles St, Fairbanks, AK 99701. (907) 459-1020.
Monday-Wednesday: 10AM-9PM. Thursday - Friday: 10AM-6PM. Saturday: 10AM-5PM. Sunday: CLOSED.

NORTH POLE BRANCH LIBRARY: 656 NPHS Boulevard, North Pole, AK 99705. (907) 488-6101.
Tuesday: 11AM-9PM. Wednesday-Friday: 11AM-6:00PM. Saturday: 11AM-5PM. [Closed on Sundays & Mondays.]