A-Z Resources


20th 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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20th 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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AGRICOLA Articles & Journals

Containing bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library, AGRICOLA provides millions of citations relating to the field of agriculture. Citations are comprised of journal articles, book chapters, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials and technical reports to support agricultural research. 

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Ancestry.com Websites

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

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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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Consumer Health Complete Articles & Journals

Consumer Health Complete supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.

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eBook Central eBooks

Over 1 Million eBooks provided by ProQuest. Create a ProQuest account for access.

ERIC Articles & Journals

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is an essential tool for education researchers of all kinds. 

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Fuente Academica Premier Articles & Journals

Fuente Académica Premier is a robust database of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals. Quality titles from Latin America, Portugal and Spain cover all major subject areas, including agriculture, economics, history, law, literature, psychology and sociology. 

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Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints Articles & Journals

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular research database supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.

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Gale in Context: Science Articles & Journals

Gale In Context: Science is an engaging online resource that provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Drawing students in with captivating subject matter, Gale In Context: Science showcases how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues ranging from bacteria to obesity and weather.

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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: Health and Medicine Articles & Journals

Created specifically for students, knowledgeable consumer health researchers, and health care professionals, Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine is the perfect resource for up-to-date information on the complete range of health care topics. 

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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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Legal Collection Articles & Journals

Containing full text for hundreds of the most respected scholarly law journals, Legal Collection is a valuable database of information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.

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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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Literary Reference Center Articles & Journals

Literary Reference Center is a rich full-text literary database covering all genres and time frames. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems. 

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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.

MAS Complete Articles & Journals

Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Complete is a full-text database providing hundreds of popular high school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such art, history, sports and music, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

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MasterFILE Complete Articles & Journals

MasterFILE Complete offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers. Covering virtually every general interest subject area, it also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.

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MEDLINE Articles & Journals

Created by the United States National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE is an authoritative bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals used by health care professionals, nurses, clinicians and researchers.

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Middle Search Plus Articles & Journals

Designed for middle school libraries, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

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Military & Government Collection Articles & Journals

Military & Government Collection is a database of full-text journals and periodicals pertaining to all branches of the military and government. It is designed to offer current news to military members, analysts, policy makers, students and researchers.

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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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Natural & Alternative Treatments Articles & Journals

This database focuses on alternative and holistic approaches to healthcare and wellness. Designed for consumer health researchers and clinicians, Natural & Alternative Treatments is an essential tool that satisfies an ever-growing demand for accurate, unbiased natural health information.

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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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Play Index Articles & Journals

This unique database indexes classic and historical plays, along with the works of contemporary playwrights. Play Index covers new editions and translations, and includes descriptive annotations to summarize the plot and indicate musical requirements.

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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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Primary Search Articles & Journals

Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

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Short Story Index Articles & Journals

Detailed indexing for hundreds of thousands of short stories, this database is an essential resource for readers seeking short stories by author or genre, and for those researching the body of work of a particular literary figure.

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Sustainability Reference Center Articles & Journals

Covers all aspects of sustainability, including environmental stewardship, corporate social responsibility and federal, state and local regulations.  Includes full text journals, magazines, books and trade publications, plus expert analyses, benchmarks and best practices for sustainability initiative management.

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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.



Udemy offers nearly 20,000 top-rated online video courses in areas of business, tech, and personal development across 75+ different categories.

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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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Value Line Websites Library Card Required.

Investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles, and a family of no-load mutual funds. A 14 digit library card number is required to access Value Line. To exchange a six digit library card number for a new card with 14 digits, please call the library at 972-292-5669 and have the following information readily available: Your name, your current library card number, your address, and your phone number or email address.

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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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