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The Library is your hub to research and knowledge. Use the tools here to get answers to your questions and get to know the library databases available.

Research Services at JCLS.ORG

Library research tools are provided in the form of information databases. Each database service offers its own unique information and has its own special way to be searched and used. Usually entering keywords into a search box will get you started. Help menus are always available on the search page. You can print, save, and send information that you find using the on-screen options within each database.

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What is a Database?

Database Services are special online sources for information and research. The Jackson Country Library offers a wide range of free database services, available to anyone with a Library card or eCARD.

Most Popular Databases

Search for the full text of articles from magazines, journals, and news sources

Study world languages with written, audio, and video lessons

Use tutorials and practice tests for academic and occupational exams

Find professional investment information

Get repair and maintenance information for cars and trucks

Look up nationwide residential and business phone numbers and addresses

Search Genealogical research and federal census records

Get Nolo legal reference books and forms

Find Information and opinions of today’s hottest topics

Find current information on medical and wellness issues

Get information about authors, books, and series; discover your next great read

Use articles and information to support small businesses

For a full listing of the library's research database services, click here.

Call for Help

If you have any questions about these database services, contact one of the Jackson County Library Service Reference Librarians by phone, email, or in person:

Medford Library Reference
205 South Central Avenue
Medford, OR 97501
541-774-8689
medref@jcls.org

Ashland Library Reference
410 Siskiyou Boulevard
Ashland, OR 97520
541-774-6996
ashlib@jcls.org

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Additional Help

You can also get answers to your questions through Answerland's network of Oregon Librarians using the link above.