A-Z Resources


Ancestry.com Websites

Historical records, photos, stories, and more, for your genealogy research. 

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BiblioBoard eBooks

A collection of e-books from the E-Read Texas Unlimited Collection, including popular non-fiction such as travel, nutrition and health, and gardening, along with adult and young adult fiction. Accessible anywhere in Texas; no login required.

Brainfuse Websites Library Card Required.

An online tutoring service for students in grades K-12 as well as college, featuring one-on-one tutoring and self-paced study tools. Available in English and Spanish, live one-on-one tutoring with qualified tutors is available daily 10am to 9pm. Other study tools are available 24/7.
A valid library card is required.

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Career Online High School

Career Online High School (COHS) is an online high school diploma and career certification program funded by Frisco Public Library. Residents of Frisco who have completed eighth grade and are 21 years old or older are eligible to apply.

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Fold3 Library Edition

Fold3® provides convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

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Gale Books and Authors

Answer the age-old question, 'What do I read next?' Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres, or topics.

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Gale Business: Insights

Research global companies and industries with in-depth analysis through current news, statistical data, and comprehensive reports.

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Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints Articles & Journals

OVIC is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of todays hottest social issues. Topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, and audio files.

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Gale Legal Forms Websites

This online resource brings together thousands of authentic, national and state-specific legal forms for everything from wills, bankruptcy, and divorce to forms relevant to small business owners.

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Gale OneFile: Business

Understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through leading business and trade publications. Updated daily.

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Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine Articles & Journals

Provides access to medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books and pamphlets. The database is designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

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Gale Online Courses Courses

Learn something new with 360+ instructor-led online classes. Gale Courses supports libraries as educational institutions and gives community members easy access to lifelong learning opportunities including professional development, technology, and personal enrichment courses.

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GeoRef Articles & Journals

The GeoRef database, established by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) in 1966, provides access to the most comprehensive geoscience literature of the world. GeoRef contains millions of references to geoscience maps, serial, and non-serial literature. The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey.

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LinkedIn Learning (Formerly Lynda.com) Courses Websites Library Card Required.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Login to the desktop or web-based version before logging into the app. On the app version, use 'friscolibrary' as the Library ID. 

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Mango Courses Websites

Mango is a language learning system that teaches conversation skills, vocabulary, grammar, and culture. The app is available for free for Apple or Android devices.

Military Database Articles & Journals

The Military Database covers topics across all government and military branches, including international relations, political science, criminology, defense, aeronautics and space flight, communications, civil engineering, and more.

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Miss Humblebee’s Academy

Discover an interactive learning program for children ages three to six. Aligned with preschool and elementary standards.

Morningstar Websites

Analyze stocks, mutual funds, indexes, sectors, or your portfolio. Tutorials available for those new to Morningstar and investing.
Use card # 26101 as login.

This database supports only a limited number of concurrent users. Please log off by clicking End Session to allow others to access the database.

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New York Times Newspapers

Enjoy unlimited articles on NYTimes.com and in the NYTimes app. Access anything from 1851 to the present day in The New York Times Archives. Access exclusive features and newsletters, along with previews of new media releases.

To activate your subscription, you’ll need to log in or register first.

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Portal to Texas History, The Articles & Journals

The Portal is a gateway to Texas history materials for educators, lifelong learners, and researchers. It includes collections from museums, archives, historical societies, libraries, and private collectors throughout the state of Texas. It is maintained by the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Projects Unit.

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ProQuest African American Heritage

Search essential historical records for African Americans, including Federal Census, Marriage and Cohabitation Records, Military Draft and Service Records, Registers of Slaves and Free(d) Persons of Color, Freedman's Bank, and more. 

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ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection Articles & Journals

The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.

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TexShare Databases Websites

TexShare collection of over 60 databases for research, genealogy, history, science, technology, business, health, medicine, and literature.
Call 972-292-5669 for login.

Twentieth-Century American Poetry Articles & Journals

This unparalleled collection includes 50,000 poems drawn from 750 volumes by over 300 poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song.

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Twentieth-Century English Poetry Articles & Journals

A collection of more than 600 volumes of poetry by 283 poets from 1900 to the present day, including W.B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, Thomas Hardy, Wilfred Owen, Thom Gunn, Fleur Adcock, Paul Muldoon, Tony Harrison, Benjamin Zephaniah and Carol Ann Duffy, and incorporating the poets in The Faber Poetry Library.

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USA Trade Online Websites

Access current and cumulative U.S. export and import data.
Access by signing up at USA Trade for an individual account.

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Wall Street Journal Newspapers

Get the latest coverage of business, politics, entertainment, sports and more with complimentary access to The Wall Street Journal’s online news source on your laptop, tablet or smartphone.

Follow these steps to access the Wall Street Journal from outside the Library:

1.    If you don't have a wsj.com account, you will need to create one on your initial visit.

2.    Simply click here, opens a new window to create your account, and you can start using wsj.com, opens a new window immediately.

3.    Your access will be available for the next 3 days.

4.    After 3 days, simply come back and click the above link again and login as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created.

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