E-Resources

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If you need help with e-resources, please contact the Reference Department at 580.581.3450 ext. 4.

Access World News

Access World News Newsbank

This comprehensive resource offers hundreds of millions of current and archived full-text articles from over 7,000 news sources worldwide in a single, fully searchable online resource. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, and real estate so you can research topics and subjects, find events and milestones, and more. Includes over 30 Oklahoma news sources as well as 2,200 sources from across the United States.

Password: 14 digit Library Card Number


Ancestry

Ancestry

What will you discover in your family tree? It's not just history, it's your history. Learn more about Ancestry.com on the ancestry.com blog.

No Outside Library Access. Available in main library only.


Britannica School

Britannica School

Elementary and Middle School resources

Password: 14 digit library card number


Britannica Spanish

Britannica Spanish Reference Center

Britannica in Spanish. There are Spanish resources for all ages.

Password: 14 digit library card number.


Chilton

Chilton

Chilton Online Auto Repair Manuals provide exclusive photographs, diagnostics, step-by-step repair procedures, original equipment manufacturer maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks.

Call the Lawton Public Library at 580-581-3450 ext 4 for the password.


Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete

Reports, encyclopedias, fact sheets, images, diagrams, videos and more.

User ID: lawton

Call the library at 580-581-3450 ext 4 for the password.


EbscoHost

EBSCO Host

Includes full text journals, newspaper and magazine articles, reading guidance, children's information sources, maps and more.

User ID: lawton
Call the Lawton Public Library at 580-581-3450 ext. 4 for the password.


Explora Primary

Explora for Grades K-8

Explora K - 8 provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. Searches may be limited by lexile reading level.


Explora Public

Explora Public Libraries

Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.


Fold3

Fold3

Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to a growing collection of US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.

Password: library card number (example: 29056001000000)


Hobbies and Crafts

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center (EbscoHost)

This database offers detailed how-to instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading lobby and craft magazines.


Home Improvement

Home Improvement Reference Center (EbscoHost)

Online resource for assistance in areas such as repair, maintenance, remodeling, electrical work and much more.


Hoonuit

Hoonuit

Hoonuit (WHO-KNEW-IT), formerly called Atomic Training, is an online technology training tool with 50,000 training videos. The list of videos is available here.


Lawton Constitution

Lawton Constitution Through Access World News

Search the Lawton Constitution archives from 1985 – today. Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues. Includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections. Available from inside the library or from home.

Password: 14 digit Library Card Number


Legal Forms

Legal Forms (Gale)

Legal Forms offers thousands of customizable online legal forms specific to Oklahoma. The forms cover the legal categories of bankruptcy, bill of sale, contracts, divorce, employment, incorporation, LLC, landlord tenant, living wills, name change, power of attorney, real estate, taxes, last wills and testaments, and more. Users should consult an attorney for legal questions.

Password: library card number (example: 29056001000000)


Legal Information Reference Center

Legal Information Reference Center (EbscoHost)

Full text articles on many top consumer legal reference questions and legal forms.


Oklahoma Digital Prairie

Oklahoma Digital Prairie

Unique digital content spanning more than 100 years of Oklahoma history. Content ranges from the late 1800s to the present day.


Oklahoma Driving Tests

Oklahoma Driving Tests

Take free practice tests online for cars, motorcycles, and CDL. The handbooks are also available.


OverDrive

OverDrive

You must have a valid library card to access e-books and e-magazines. .

Thanks to the generousity of the Laura Fields Trust, the Friends of the Lawton Public Library purchased OverDrive e-books through the Oklahoma Virtual Library Consortium.

Go to okvirtuallibrary.lib.overdrive.com to create an account and start reading!

If you are having a problem accessing OverDrive, here are a few helpful hints:

  • Use the entire library barcode number.
  • Your password is your last name in ALL CAPS.
  • Once a year, your information will need to be updated in order for you to have access to OverDrive.

OverDrive Getting Started Guides


Poetry and Short Story

Poetry and Short Story Reference Center (EbscoHost)

This full-text database provides a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques.


rbdigital

RBdigital

Download children and adult e-audio and classic e-books with OneClickDigital.


rbdigital magazines

RBdigital Magazines

E-Magazines are available! Need help?

Check out vimeo.com/zinio/videos.

Take a look at the checkout guide.


Small Business Reference Center

Small Business Reference Center (EbscoHost)

Browse by category, popular resources, state, and small business videos.

User ID: lawton

Password: Contact Library


Transparent Language

Transparent Language Online

Learn a new language! There are over 80 different languages available and 24 ESL courses for those looking to learn English. Create an account and get started learning today! Learn more: http://www.transparent.com/transparent-language-online/mobile.html

Get Transparent Language Online on your mobile app.


WorldCat

WorldCat

World Cat allows you to search the world's libraries. You can borrow materials by using the online interlibrary loan form. Customers must have a Lawton Public Library card in good standing (active card with no more than $1.00 in late fees) before requested material will be ordered.

For more information on interlibrary loan policies, procedures, and instructions.

Authorization: 100-280-603

Contact Library for Password


Additional E-Resources

Project Gutenberg has full texts of over 50,000 public domain books.

Google Books allows users to search full-text books, documents, maps, reports, directories, and more.

LibriVox has recordings of public domain literature. Plays anywhere!

National Academies Press offers free PDFs for almost all of their over 5,000 books. The books are primarily non-fiction/academic.

Petrucci offers approximately 320,000 free scores/sheet music and 36,000 audio recordings for public domain music.

LibrarySpot has e-encyclopedias and so much more.