Explore food culture and traditional recipes from around the world. Learn to make classic dishes from 174 countries, explore international ingredients, research regional food history, and more.
Provides access to cultural reports, statistics, and primary source material for countries across the globe, including the United States and Canadian provinces. Includes unique information such as native recipes, interviews, photos and videos. Contains four modules: Kids, Provinces, States and World.
A definitive and accurate record of Arkansas history, culture and geography. Maintained and updated by the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies.
LearningExpress Library features online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.
LinkedIn Learning is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses that include over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics (including business, design, web development and multimedia skills) and software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications) that can help you pursue personal and professional goals. These courses are delivered by expert instructors and feature searchable transcripts that make it easy to find quick answers to questions. They also feature Certificates of Completion that can be uploaded to a LinkedIn profile. To sign in, you’ll need your Springdale Public Library card number and password (by default, the last four digits of your telephone number).
This online language-learning system teaches actual conversation skills for over 70 different languages. It’s so easy you’ll see incredible results after just one lesson.
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers, including the Morning News of Northwest Arkansas (2004-2009), the Springdale Morning News (2009-2015), and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (2006-current). Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.
This database serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subject areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This award-winning online reference resource features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos.
ProQuest Research Companion is ProQuest’s flagship information literacy product. It was built to help students do more effective scholarly research and to support educators as they teach the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information. More than 80 short videos are organized into nine Learning Modules that answer questions like “How do I choose a topic?” “Where do I find information?” and “How do I evaluate sources?” Different kinds of “pre” and “post” assessment questions make the viewing experience more interactive, while allowing educators to measure students’ learning and identify gaps in their understanding.
Explore astronomy, biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and health & medicine, through news reports, journal articles, experiments, videos and more.
Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students, this research tool covers a wide range of subjects including reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health, and technology.
Background and analysis on 350+ leading issues, providing pros and cons on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues.
Designed for middle and high school students this research tool supports the study of sciences such as biology, chemistry, physics, technology, engineering, and math.
Provides a complete overview of U.S. history covering the most-studied events, issues and current information. Includes primary sources and journal articles.
A collection of 25 classics and an additional 25 proprietary World Book non-fiction titles. Desktop computer and tablet users may access the site via browser or checkout for offline. Simultaneous checkout makes eBooks available for an unlimited number of users.